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Author Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.

Title Alexander's feast, or, The power of music ; Concerto grosso in C [sound recording] / George Frideric Handel.

Imprint [The Netherlands] : Philips, p1988.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    C HAND AF G53CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs (99 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 012323 001453
Series Digital classics
Note Philips: 422 053-2 (on labels: 422 054-2--422 055-2)
The 1st work is a secular cantata.
Sung in English; words by John Dryden.
Compact discs.
Program notes by Winton Dean in English with German translation, by Jean-François Labie in French and by Gloria Staffieri in Italian, biographical notes on performers, and vocal text with French, German and Italian translations (88 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Also issued as analog discs (422 053-1) and cassettes (422 053-4)
Performer Donna Brown, soprano ; Carolyn Watkinson, contralto ; Ashley Stafford, countertenor ; Nigel Robson, tenor ; Stephen Varcoe, bass ; Monteverdi Choir ; English Baroque Soloists ; John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Event Recorded live, June 13-14, 1987, in the Stadthalle Göttingen.
Subject Dryden, John, 1631-1700 -- Musical settings.
Cantatas, Secular.
Concerti grossi.
Added Author Dryden, John, 1631-1700.
Brown, Donna. voc 1963-
Watkinson, Carolyn. voc
Stafford, Ashley. voc
Robson, Nigel. voc
Varcoe, Stephen. voc
Gardiner, John Eliot. Conductor.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Concerti grossi, violins (2), violoncello, orchestra, HWV 318, C major. 1988.
Monteverdi Choir. Performer.
English Baroque Soloists. Performer.
Added Title Alexander's feast, or, The power of music.
Power of music.
Alexander's feast
Standard No. 2894220532
Music No. 422 053-2 Philips
422 054-2--422 055-2 Philips

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