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Couperin: The Complete Pieces de Clavecin, Vol. 1 / Kroll

Release Date: 11/11/2016 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3513   Spars Code: n/a 
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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This new release is the first volume in a projected cycle of the complete keyboard works of Francois Couperin, which will eventually comprise approximately twelve releases. For the entirety of this series, special attention is and will be given to the selection of appropriate historical harpsichords. French Baroque composer, organist, and harpsichordist Francois Couperin, he was known to many as Couperin le Grand (“Couperin the Great”) in order to distinguish him from other members of his musically talented family. Heavily influenced by the works of Corelli, he blends together Italian and French styles in much of his music. Harpsichordist Mark Kroll has long been a strong advocate of Couperin’s keyboard literature, and here shows his Read more knowledge and expertise in this music’s interpretation. Read less

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