FRANÇOIS CHAUVON (fl.1710-1740): Tibiades for Flute, Oboe, Violin, Bassoon and Harpsichord - Suites No. 1-3, 5 and 9-11.
Catalogue Number: 10O023
Description: These are suites of from four to eight movements, many of them named for character types or for real people (like the keyboard suites of Chauvon's teacher, Couperin). Since solo instruments are not specified, each of the melody instruments listed below (and sometimes the bassoon as well) get regular solo turns in these artful and varied pieces. Washington McClain (oboe), Alison Melville (recorders, flute), Julia Wedman (violin), Michael McCraw (bassoon), Charlotte Nediger (harpsichord).