ALBUM TITLE: Handel
PERFORMER: Carolyn Watkinson, Barbara Hendricks; La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy/Jean-Claude Malgoire
CATALOGUE NO: 88985397842 (1979)
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.