Most of the Tibiades (1717) of the enigmatic François Chauvon, a student of François Couperin.
Washington McClain, baroque oboe; Alison Melville, recorder/traverso; Julia Wedman, baroque violin; Michael McCraw, baroque bassoon; Charlotte Nediger, harpsichord.
‘…a varied palette of colourings as well as a spectrum of tutti-solo contrasts that adds ear-catching depth of perspective…Judging by the performances, it is an approach that also inspires firm characterization of each piece, a benefit which is here allied to ensemble playing of considerable expertise. In short, this is a disc that brings attractive but essentially simple music bouncing into life.’ Gramophone
Available from early-music.com.