Preludes and Dances for a French Harpsichord | Doremi DDR71152

Preludes and Dances for a French Harpsichord


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Label: Doremi

Cat No: DDR71152

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Instrumental

Release Date: 28th July 2008



The French harpsichord played a pivotal role in the revival of the harpsichord and continues to be widely used for recital, institutional and private use. Their wonderfully light and responsive actions, warm richness, deep, sonorous basses, and clarity of tone makes these instruments very appealing. Pieces by Francois and Louis Couperin, Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Gaspard Le Roux others, performed by Colin Tilney.


Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre : Prelude in A
Louis Couperin: Suite in a Prelude;Allemande;Courante;Sarabande;La Pimontoise
Francois Couperin (1668 - 1733): Prelude in D
Louis Couperin: Sarabande in D
Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683 -1764) Les Tendres Plaintes
Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Sarabande in D
Francois Couperin: La Florentine
Francoise Couperin: La Convalescente
Gaspard Le Roux (c.1660 -1707): La Favorite
Louis-Claude Daquin (1694 -1772): Les Enchantements harmoniques
Francois Couperin: Prelude in B
Louis Couperin: Prelude in G
Jean-Henry D’Anglebert (1635 -1691): Prelude in G
Lully / D’Anglebert: Les Songes agreables d’Atys
Jean-Francois Dandrieu (1682 -1738) La Gemissante
Louis Couperin: Prelude in F
Jean-Nicolas Geoffroy (c.1630 - 1694): Chaconne in F
Louis-Nicolas Clarambault (1676 - 1749): Prelude in C
L.C. Daquin: La Melodieuse
Louis Couperin: Prelude in C

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