Couperin, Francois


 François Couperin

1668-1733

Click to read about Couperin in Wikipedia.

And in Baroque Music.

The French organ Mass is said to have reached its climax in François Couperin,Messe des paroisses pour les festes solemnelles.  Click to see and hear Michel Chapuis perform the Benedictuson the Riepp organ of the collegiate church ofNotre-Damein Dole.

 

For excerpts from Couperin’s other organ Mass, Messe des couvents de religieux et religiouses, clickto see and hear Nuno Oliviera perform on the Flentrop organ of the Sé Patriarcal (cathedral) of Lisbon.  Click for the Offertoire sur les grands jeux. 

 

See alsoNicolas  Lebègue.