François Couperin: Leçons de ténèbres

François Couperin has composed plenty of wonderful sacral works. “Leçons de ténèbres/Tenebrae Readings for Holy Wednesday” (1714) is one them. The set consists of three substantial pieces based on the Old Testament Book of Lamentation.

Today, Esteemed Readers, I present you the first Lesson. Let peace be with all of you.

Vive le Roy! 🙂

PS. Painting by Jakob Philipp Hackert

Maria KethuProfumo

 

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5 Responses to François Couperin: Leçons de ténèbres

  1. Beautiful. Thank you, Dear Maria

  2. fulvialuna1 says:

    Bellissimo! Quadro stupendo.

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