Jean-Claude Malgoire conducts Handel's opera Serse

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Album title:
Handel
Composer(s):
Handel
Works:
Serse
Performer:
Carolyn Watkinson, Barbara Hendricks; La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy/Jean-Claude Malgoire
Label:
Sony
Catalogue Number:
88985397842 (1979)
Performance:
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Recording:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
Jean-Claude Malgoire conducts Handel's opera Serse

A pioneer of early music, director Jean-Claude Malgoire knew in 1979 what he wanted from his band, but not from his lead sopranos. They apply vocal heft where the music begs for a light touch.

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