Handsome Harpsichord: Best loved classical harpsichord music

 
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HANDEL / RAMEAU / BACH / COUPERIN / SCARLATTI / POULENC / etc
Handsome Harpsichord: Best loved classical harpsichord music
Alan Cuckston, Laurence Cummings, Luc Beauséjour, Glen Wilson, Lars Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichords), Wolfgang Rubsam (lute-harpsichord), etc

[ Naxos / CD ]

Release Date: Friday 20 March 2020

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For those who are new to an instrument, the first question is often: where to start? The 'Best Loved' series offers an easy answer to that question and a perfect introduction to the wonderful, varied world of classical music. Spotlighting individual instruments in some of the best-loved pieces ever written, and with a mix of solo, chamber and orchestral works, the series provides a convenient introduction to classical music's infinite variety of instrumental sounds and styles.

Artists
Alan Cuckston (harpsichord), Wolfgang Rubsam (lute-harpsichord), Laurence Cummings (harpsichord), Glen Wilson (harpsichord), Lars Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichord), Luc Beauséjour (harpsichord), Gilbert Rowland (harpsichord), Terence R. Charlston (harpsichord), Julia Brown (harpsichord), Gerald Hambitzer (harpsichord), Christopher D. Lewis (harpsichord), Harald Hoeren (harpsichord), Débora Halász (harpsichord)

Kölner Kammerorchester, Helmut Müller-Brühl

Tracks:

Handel: Harpsichord Suite in B-Flat Major, HWV 434
Bach, J S: Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Rameau: Harpsichord Suite in G Major, RCT 6
Couperin, F: Pièces de clavecin, 1st Ordre in G Minor
Byrd: Ut re mi fa sol la in F Major (Musica Britannica, Vol. 28, No. 58)
Buxtehude: Harpsichord Suite in G Minor, BuxWV 242
Bach, J S: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, Prelude & Fugue in C Minor, BWV 847
Scarlatti, D: Harpsichord Sonata in F Minor, Kk. 466
Handel: Harpsichord Suite No. 5 in E Major, HWV 430
Couperin, L: Harpsichord Suite in A minor