Carolyn Sampson, Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore – A French Baroque Diva (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 72:55 minutes | 1,36 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet | Source: Hyperion

This album featuring Carolyn Sampson and Ex Cathedra showcases works written for the foremost soprano of the French Baroque, Marie Fel. Voltaire called her his “adorable nightingale”. Fel held an entire generation spellbound at the Paris Opera and at Louis XV’s court during one of the most glorious periods of French music. She inspired some of Rameau’s finest music and introduced a whole new level of virtuosity and expression into the French singing tradition. Her long, triumphant career is traced through this fascinating recording. (more…)