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Author Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.

Title Serse [sound recording] / [Handel].

Imprint London : Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, p1998.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B HAND SER M12CD    Available
Description 3 sound discs (2 hr., 57 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 025700
Note Opera in three acts.
Libretto adapted anonymously from Silvio Stampiglia's Il Xerse (Rome, 1649) after Nicolà Minato.
"Göttingen Handel Festival"--Container.
Compact discs.
Program notes by Anthony Hicks, biographical notes on the performers, and synopsis in English, French, and German with libretto in Italian, English, French, and German (159 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Performer Jennifer Smith, Lisa Milne, sopranos ; Judith Malafronte, Susan Bickley, mezzo-sopranos ; Brian Asawa, counter-tenor ; Dean Ely, bass-baritone ; David Thomas, bass ; The Hanover Band & Chorus ; Nicholas McGegan, conductor.
Event Recorded June 4-7, 9, 1997 at Watford Colloseum.
Language Sung in Italian.
Subject Xerxes I, King of Persia, 519-465 or 4 B.C. -- Drama.
Added Author Minato, Niccolò. Librettist.
Stampiglia, Silvio, 1664-1725. Librettist.
Smith, Jennifer, (Soprano. Performer.
Milne, Lisa. Performer.
Malafronte, Judith. Performer.
Bickley, Susan. Performer.
Asawa, Brian. Performer.
Ely, Dean. Performer.
Thomas, David, 1943- Performer.
McGegan, Nicholas. Conductor.
Hanover Band. Performer.
Hanover Band. Chorus. Performer.
Standard No. 756055131229
Music No. 75605 51312 2 Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

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