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Couperin: The Complete Pieces de Clavecin, Vol. 3 / Kroll


Release Date: 10/06/2017 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3569  
Composer:  François Couperin
Performer:  Mark Kroll
Number of Discs: 1 
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This is the third volume of Centaur's integral edition of the complete Pieces de Clavecin of Francois Couperin, performed on harpsichord by Mark Kroll, who has made a specialty of this literature. Mark Kroll has been acclaimed as one of the world’s leading harpsichordists and fortepianists. During a career spanning more than fifty years, he has performed on four continents, winning critical praise for his expressive playing and virtuosity. He has appeared with noted soloists and ensembles, played under the batons of conductors such as Seiji Ozawa, Sir Simon Rattle, James Levine, Kurt Masur and Charles Dutoit, and has served as harpsichordist for the Boston Symphony since 1979. This is the third volume of Centaur's integral edition of the complete Pieces de Clavecin of Francois Couperin, performed on harpsichord by Mark Kroll, who has made a specialty of this literature. Mark Kroll has been acclaimed as one of the world’s leading harpsichordists and fortepianists. During a career spanning more than fifty years, he has performed on four continents, winning critical praise for his expressive playing and virtuosity. He has appeared with noted soloists and ensembles, played under the batons of conductors such as Seiji Ozawa, Sir Simon Rattle, James Levine, Kurt Masur and Charles Dutoit, and has served as harpsichordist for the Boston Symphony since 1979. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Pièces de clavecin, Book 1: Ordre 3 in C minor/C major by François Couperin
Performer:  Mark Kroll (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1713; Paris, France 
2.
Pièces de clavecin, Book 2: Ordre 11 in C minor/C major by François Couperin
Performer:  Mark Kroll (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1717; Paris, France 
3.
Pièces de clavecin, Book 3: Ordre 13 in B minor by François Couperin
Performer:  Mark Kroll (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1722; Paris, France 

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