Armand-Louis Couperin: Pièces de clavecin – Christophe Rousset

January 16, 2021, 9:00 am

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Armand-Louis Couperin – François Couperin (“le Grand”) was his father’s cousin – was regarded as one of the finest musicians of his time. His compositions, though little known today, provide us with precious evidence of the brilliance of the French harpsichord school and the skills of one of its most virtuosic representatives. Sensuous and very original, his Pièces de clavecin are played here by Christophe Rousset on a period instrument by Jean-Claude Goujon, now in the Musée de la musique in Paris.