Louis Couperin: Harpsichord Suites – Christophe Rousset

September 9, 2018, 9:00 am

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The new Stradivari series from Harmonia Mundi allows listeners to explore the unique instruments lovingly preserved at the Philharmonie de Paris’s Museum of Music. Thanks to the skill and commitment of the museum’s conservators, these instruments are given a new life. On this release, the great Christophe Rousset plays a rare harpsichord crafted in 1652 by Ioannes Couchet. Through his virtuosity and the instruments sonority, the sumptuousness and grace of Louis Couperin’s Suites are clearly revealed.