Harpsichord suite no. 24

A harpsichord, also known by the name cembalo, is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard. It produces sound by plucking a string when a key is pressed. In the narrow sense, "harpsichord" designates only the large wing-shaped instruments in which the strings are perpendicular to the keyboard. François Couperin is known above all for his harpsichord music: between 1713 and 1730 he published four books of suites (ordres) for harpsichord. The movements of these suites have highly ornamented melodies and complex accompaniments, with frequent dialogues between treble and bass ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

  Song Title Performer License Download HD
Francois Couperin - 24th Suite Part 1 - a. Lex vieux Seigneurs
Francois Couperin - 24th Suite Part 1 - b. Les jeunes Seigneurs
Francois Couperin - 24th Suite Part 1 - c. Les dards homicides
Francois Couperin - 24th Suite Part 1 - d. Les Guirlandes
Francois Couperin - 24th Suite Part 2 - e. Les Brinborions
Francois Couperin - 24th Suite Part 2 - f. La Divine Babiche
Francois Couperin - 24th Suite Part 2 - g. La Belle Javotte
Francois Couperin - 24th Suite Part 2 - h. L'Amphibie
Composer Form Instrument Period
François Couperin Suite Piano Baroque

François Couperin

François Couperin was a French Baroque composer, organist and harpsichordist. He was known as Couperin le Grand ("Couperin the Great") to distinguish ...
Quality of recording:
Quality of playing: