Lully: Phaëton

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COMPOSERS: Lully
LABELS: Warner Apex
ALBUM TITLE: Pha‘ton
WORKS: Phaëton
PERFORMER: Howard Crook, Véronique Gens; Les Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 62184-2
A much reduced version taken from Minkowski’s complete 1993 recording; the second CD adds some of Lully’s comédies-ballets. Fascinating music, often entrancingly performed, but why not the complete opera? George Hall

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