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Wydawnictwo: Accent
Nr katalogowy: ACC 26415
Nośnik: 2 CD
Data wydania: wrzesień 2021
EAN: 4015023264151
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Obszar (język): niemiecki
Rodzaj: oratorium

Handel: The Choice of Hercules, Dettingen Te Deum

Accent - ACC 26415
Wykonawcy
Hercules - Diana Moore, mezzo-soprano
Pleasure - Fflur Wyn, soprano
Virtue - Rachel Kelly, soprano
Attendant of Pleasure - Nathan Haller, tenor
Cody Quattlebaum, bass-baritone (Dettingen Te Deum)
Christ Church Cathedral Choir
FestspielOrchester Göttingen / Laurence Cummings
Nagrody i rekomendacje
 
Diapason 5 Classica 4
 
Utwory na płycie:
CD 1:
The Choice of Hercules, HWV 69

CD 2:
Dettingen Te Deum, HWV 283
This recording from the 2018 Göttingen Handel Festival presents two rarely heard works by George Frideric Handel: "The Choice of Hercules" and the "Te Deum for the Victory of Dettingen". In "The Choice of Hercules" from 1751, Handel musically processes the mythical theme of Hercules at the crossroads, whereby Hercules' vacillation between virtue and lust is ideal for the back and forth in the search for the right path in life. The "Dettingen Te Deum" (HWV 283) is a cantata composed by Handel in 1743. On 27 June 1743, the British army and its allies under the command of King George II had defeated the French army at the Battle of Dettingen. Handel was commissioned to write a Te Deum "with timpani and trumpets" for the victory celebrations.

Laurence Cummings, the Handel Festival Orchestra, outstanding soloists and the legendary Christ Church Cathedral Choir from Oxford provide the successful performance.

Live recording: 19 May 2018, Stadthalle Göttingen (Germany).

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