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LP #LPI 109 (bass-baritone and chamber orchestra) Duration 43:32. Performers: John Ostendorf, bass-baritone; The Bronx Arts Ensemble; Johannes Somary, conductor

Leonarda LP

French Baroque Cantatas
Myths and Legends at the Court of the Sun King

Philippe Courbois
(de la Guerre contemporary) (France)
Dom Quichote (15:37)

Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre
(c.1664-1729) (France)
Samson (14:42)
Le Sommeil d'Ulisse (15:13)

" The case of the neglected "cantate françoise" is made with catching affection." High Fidelity. * "Delightful, intriguing music." Opera Digest. * "Stunning." Providence Sunday Journal. * "An elegant record." Ned Rorem.


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