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Couperin, F.: Suites For Harpsichord Nos. 6, 8 & 11
Alan Cuckston, Francois Couperin
Couperin, F.: Suites For Harpsichord Nos. 6, 8 & 11
Genres: Special Interest, Pop, Classical
 
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All Artists: Alan Cuckston, Francois Couperin
Title: Couperin, F.: Suites For Harpsichord Nos. 6, 8 & 11
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Naxos
Release Date: 8/17/2009
Genres: Special Interest, Pop, Classical
Styles: Easy Listening, Forms & Genres, Suites, Historical Periods, Baroque (c.1600-1750)
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 730099546027
 

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Alan Cuckston (for once) is astonishing
J. Lumbroso | Paris, France | 08/27/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The second book of François Couperin, is the one containing Couperin's most popular compositions : The Harvesters (Les Moissoneurs) with it's fast move illustrating the farmers has they harvest their fields in the summer ; The Mysterious Barricades (Les Baricades Misterieuses) who enchant anybody listening ; The Gnat (Le Moucheron) fiercely flying away and around...Alan Cuckston is not very well known. It is obvious he can not be compared to the most famous Couperin-players, such has Blandine Verlet, Scott Ross or William Christie, but he, here, swiftly executes each and every piece in a interesting way.And if you are a harpsichordist (or for that matter even a pianist), I strongly suggest you to obtain the sheet music, because you will certainly not resist the urge to play it yourself.Cuckston is here at his best -- you certainly won't find any other acceptable CDs from him. It's a fair introduction to Couperins music though I strongly suggest getting the integral of Blandine Verlet (my favorite), Christophe Rousset, or even Scott Ross if you've got the budget."