Couperin's Kyrie

Back in the very early 2000's, I arranged the first Kyrie couplet from François Couperin's organ "Mass for the Convents." My arrangement, originally for organ alone, is a verbatim setting of Couperin's excellent part-writing with the addition of the text "Kyrie eleison; Christe eleison; Kyrie eleison." Many years later, I am pleased with how well the arrangement sounds, as evidenced by my choir's performance yesterday morning:



My setting was published by Thorpe Music Publishing Company a few years ago. Click here for more information.

 

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