FRANÇOIS COUPERIN (1668-1733): Motets Resonent organa à 3, Ornate aras, Exultent superi à 3, Tantum ergo sacramentum à 3, Lauda Sion Salvatorem à 2, O Domine quia refugium à 3, O misterium ineffabile, Ad te levavi oculos meos, Domine salvum fac Regem à 2.
Catalogue Number: 02N015
Description: World Premiere Recordings of the three first-listed petits motets above. Higginbottom, author of the Couperin article in The New Grove, supplied the missing string parts (two violins and bass viol) for these pieces which have apparently never been performed since around 1700 until now. Soloists of New College Oxford, Collegium Novum; Edward Higginbottom.