Couperin’s Avertissement notes that they may be transposed for any voice types, and recommends adding a bowed string instrument: “quoyque. Couperin’s Trois Leçons de Ténèbres are amongst the small amount of the composer’s sacred music that was published during his lifetime. They are intensely. Stream Couperin (Le Grand): Trois Leçons de Ténèbres by Veronique Gens & Sandrine Piau & Emmanuel Balssa & Les Talens Lyriques & Christophe Rousset .

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This is the case with so much of his music: I feel that perhaps they did not share the same vision of the works on this recording, so that they sometimes seem to be pulling away from each other rather than together.

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The only large-scale sacred works he may have written, said to have existed in manuscript at his death, have not survived. The soprano Carolyn Sampson and mezzo Marianne Beate Kielland, both highly regarded as Baroque specialists, deliver fresh performances that are at once serious, stylish and beautifully judged. Tenenres you like to tell us about a lower price?


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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The Magnificatwith its variety of textual moods, inspires a remarkable setting by Couperin which contains eleven contrasting ciuperin in as many minutes. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. In contrast, the excellent version of the Lecons on Erato led by Laurence Boulay reorganizes the three Lecons to no ill effect.

I suppose I am very much lceons person of “Yes, I love this” or “No, I loathe it” – my opinions are coupein tepid. Write a customer review. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. Originally issued on CDA I think it may be at least partly due to the recording itself rather than the singers, but I do have a few quibbles with regard to the singing.


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Leçons de ténèbres (François Couperin)

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