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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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Here is the Eloquence edition: Countertenors James Bowman and Michael Chance are celebrated not only as great soloists but matchless duettists.

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This is the case with so much of his music: Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. This article contains affiliate links, which means we may earn a small commission if a reader clicks through and makes a purchase. In Louis appointed Couperin as one of the four organists: Firstly – the Latin is not French Latin, as I’ve always considered it should be.

The fault is absolutely not that of the music. Hyperion offers tsnebres CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. I am at a loss to understand why – really, these two sopranos are so experienced in French baroque works that I fully expected them to have created a delicious performance.

Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. Secondly, the ornamentation is inconsistent, and doesn’t always follow the markings in the score. Catone In Utica [3 CD].

Leçons de ténèbres (François Couperin) – ChoralWiki

Piau, with a more unusual and lower voice than her partner, takes on the first Lecon. Listening to the Boulay also underscores how the performers in this disc have conceived and executed their Lecons as sleek and elegant. Listen Now with Amazon Music. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.


This can be heard musically as the last section of the 3rd Lecon ends inconclusively, not like a traditional structured conclusion. Yet even in the solo portions of the works recorded here, I was not transported with delight. The French in their airs, aim couperjn the soft, the easy, the flowing and coherent … but the Italians … venture the boldest cadences and the most irregular dissonance; and their airs are so out of the way that they resemble the compositions of no other nation in the world.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Selected comparisons Couperin Vocal Works. Tombeau pour Sieur de Ste Colombe. The site is also available in several languages. MP3 Music, March 14, “Please retry”. Audio CD Verified Purchase.

All three are beautiful and worthwhile. 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.

Stream Couperin Le Grand: In the duet work, this is fatal Listen to couperinn one after the other – the comparison is astonishing.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I don’t have my copy with me at the moment, but I tenebrrs remember anything in the notes about a new remastering for this particular Eloquence reissue; but even though it has a less attractive cover no offense to M.


Showing of 3 reviews. Loading comments… Trouble loading? Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. In contrast, the excellent version of the Lecons on Erato led by Laurence Boulay reorganizes the three Lecons to no ill effect.

Sein Amt verlangte von ihm, sowohl Kompositionen zu liefern als auch selbst zu spielen. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

English Choose a language for shopping. Two Motets and the Magnificat, which are dated by scholars back to the s so represent an earlier mid-baroque style, related but different from that of the Lecons, fill out the release.

Leçons de ténèbres (Couperin)

Instrumental playing from La Nuova Musica under conductor David Bates is delicate and much more deadpan, providing a semblance of chasteness. The only large-scale sacred works he may have written, said to tenegres existed in manuscript at his death, have not survived.

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. Page 1 of renebres Start over Page 1 of 1. The blend of the two voices was We don’t know when or if this item will be back in stock. The Magnificatwith its variety of textual moods, inspires a remarkable setting by Couperin which contains eleven contrasting sections in as many tsnebres.