Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript

The Bauyn manuscript has been described as one of the most important sources for French harpsichord music of the 17th century. It is currently held in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, in Paris. In this book are almost all known harpsichord pieces by Louis Couperin and Chambonnières, more than 20 pieces by Johann Jakob Froberger and music by several other composers, including Joseph Chabanceau de la Barre, Jacques Hardel, Étienne Richard and Girolamo Frescobaldi. The name of the manuscript comes from the Bauyn d'Angervilliers family, who once possesed it. The pieces ... more

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Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Complete Score
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - 14 Unmeasured Preludes
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Allemande « La Précieuse »
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Branle de basque
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Chaconne « La bergeronnette »
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Chaconne (en ré mineur)
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Chaconne de Mr. Couperin
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Chaconne (sol mineur)
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Chaconne ou Passacaille (sol mineur)
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Duo par Mons. Couperin
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Fantaisie (sol mineur)
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Fantaisie par Mons. Couperin
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Fantaisie pour les Violes par Mr Couperin
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Fantaisie de Violes par Mr Couperin
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Duo
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - La Pastourelle de Mr. Couperin
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - La Piémontoise
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Menuet «de Poitou» - Double par Mr. Couperin
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Pseaume par Mr Couperin - Pseaume de Mr Couperin
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Passacaille (G minor)
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Passacaille (C major)
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Pavanne (F-sharp minor)
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Pièce de trois sortes de mouvemens (D minor)
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Simphonie (A minor)
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Simphonie (D minor)
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Simphonie (F major)
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Tombeau de Mr. de Blancrocher (F major)
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Branle de Basque
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - La pastourelle
Pieces from the Bauyn manuscript - Fantaisie par Mons. Couperin
Composer Form Instrument Period
Louis Couperin Piece Harpsichord Baroque

Louis Couperin

Louis Couperin was a French Baroque composer and performer. He was born in Chaumes-en-Brie and moved to Paris in 1650–1651 with the ...