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Author Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.

Title The occasional oratorio [sound recording] / Handel.

Imprint London, England : Hyperion, p1995.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    C HAND OO K61CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs (144 min., 24 sec.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 022424
Note Sung in English.
Libretto by Newburgh Hamilton; compiled principally from John Milton's paraphrases of the Psalms, and lines from Edmund Spenser.
Compact discs.
Libretto in English, with German and French translations, and notes in English by Robert King, with German and French translations (43 p. : ports.), inserted in container.
Performer Susan Gritton, Lisa Milne, sopranos ; James Bowman, countertenor ; John Mark Ainsley, tenor ; Michael George, bass ; Choir of New College, Oxford, Edward Higginbottom, director ; Choristers and Choir of the King's Consort ; King's Consort ; Robert King, conductor.
Event Recorded July 28-Aug. 4, 1994.
Subject Oratorios.
Culloden, Battle of, 1746 -- Songs and music.
Added Author Hamilton, Newburgh, 1691-1761. Librettist.
Milton, John, 1608-1674.
Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599.
Gritton, Susan. voc
Milne, Lisa. voc
Bowman, James. voc
Ainsley, John Mark. voc
George, Michael. voc
Higginbottom, Edward. Conductor.
King, Robert, 1960- Conductor.
New College (University of Oxford). Choir. Performer.
King's Consort. Choir. Performer.
King's Consort. Performer.
Music No. CDA66961--CDA66962 Hyperion

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