Couperin


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Cou·pe·rin

 (ko͞o-pə-răN′, ko͞op-răN′), François 1668-1733.
French composer who was court organist at Versailles under Louis XIV.

Couperin

(French kuprɛ̃)
n
(Biography) François (frɑ̃swa). 1668–1733, French composer, noted for his harpsichord suites and organ music

Cou•pe•rin

(kupəˈrɛ̃)

n.
François, 1668–1733, French composer.
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Noun1.Couperin - French composer of music for organ and a member of a family of distinguished organists (1668-1733)
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In the hands of organ player Paul Timmins, the organ at the Ayia Kyriaki church (The Anglican Church of Paphos) in Paphos, works by Bach, Couperin, Handel, Mendelssohn and Vierne will flourish with tonal colours and a lingering sensation that may make audience members feel like they are hearing these pieces for the first time.
Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin demonstrates that the LSO can rein in their default virtuoso style for subtlety and restraint.
But as we get to the end of the seventeenth century, we encounter in the 1690 Pieces d'orgue of Frangois Couperin a new development in the tradition.
33," Richard Georg Strauss's "Dance Suite after Couperin," and Niccolo Paganini's "Variations on a Theme from Rossini's Mos.
15pm of three of Purcell's sonatas alongside music by French contemporaries Marin Marais, Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre and Francois Couperin.
The programme presents these contemporary compositions alongside music from the Baroque era composed by composers such as Couperin, Galuppi and Domenico and Alessandro Scarlatti.
The group's 2014-15 season begins with "Now and Then,'' an exploration of historical instruments and their modern counterparts featuring the music of Bach, Couperin, Mozart, and other masters that will be performed Oct.
6]; Tess: CR; 4/4, 2/4, Slowly rocking; Infinitely tender: Couperin "Lullaby" (as in the letters of Legons de Tenebres); V/D, P/M-mD; 6 minutes (6 pages).
1722); Couperin Le Grand: L'Amphibie, from Ordre XXIV; T.
Indigo Rose, by the Czech choreographer Jiri Kylian, starts with pairs of male dancers in beat-pounding movements set to electronic music from Robert Ashley before sliding into ensemble work set against Couperin, Cage and Bach.
Indigo Rose, by the Czech choreographer Jiri Kylian, starts with pairs of male dancers in beat pounding movements set to electronic music from Robert Ashley before sliding into ensemble work set against Couperin, Cage and Bach.
Collage elements abound, including subtle "mock" quotations in the manner of Mozart, Haydn, Couperin, Scott Joplin and Charles Ives, as well as imitations of car horns.