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Louis Couperin

The Couperin family resembles, in lots of ways, the Bach family, though on the smaller scale: several generations of Couperins were important figures in the annals of People from france music. Louis Couperin was the uncle to possibly the best-known person in the Couperin family members, François, also called François …

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Henry Desmarest

Henry (or Henri) Desmarets (or Desmarest) was one of the better composers from the People from france middle Baroque period. His music is definitely even more imaginative harmonically, even more brilliantly orchestrated, and even more lyrical than that of Lully. He was a prodigy praised in conditions that appear to …

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