Les Arts Florissants perform works by Montéclair

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COMPOSERS: Montéclair
LABELS: Harmonia Mundi
ALBUM TITLE: Montéclair
WORKS: La mort de Didon; Il dispetto in amore; Le triomphe de l’Amour; Morte di Lucretia; Pyrame et Thisbe
PERFORMER: Soloists; Les Arts Florissants/Christie
CATALOGUE NO: HAF 8901280 (1988)


Though the instrumental playing here lacks the pliancy and freedom of Christie’s later recordings, this features a dream-team of soloists (including Agnes Mellon, Gérard Lesne, Jean-Paul Fouchécourt) and some ravishing and varied music.


Kate Bolton-Porciatti