Couperin: Keyboard Music, Vol. 2

Angela Hewitt’s hugely successful first volume of François Couperin’s Pièces de Clavecin presented works from Books II and III of the cycle. Here we have a further twenty-one pieces, this time from Book IV.

Critical acclaim for the first volume (Hyperion CDA67440) surely makes this new disc a self-recommending classic.

CDA67480  72 minutes 53 seconds
‘Hewitt's playing is equally representative of her general approach to his music. Her touch is amazingly light, incredibly crisp and alert to the possibilities afforded by the piano’ (Gramophone)
‘For someone of Angela Hewitt's pulling power to invite her fans so enticingly down so unfashionable a path—a poncy ancien régime twiddler? And on the piano!—is brave; and it's right’ (BBC Mus ...
‘Angela Hewitt is a remarkable musician with a highly refined sensibility. She makes use of the best qualities of the piano without stepping out of stylistic bounds … such intelligent musicianshi ...