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Handel: Messiah
George Frederick Handel, Angus Davidson, Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Handel: Messiah
Genres: Special Interest, Classical
 
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Format: 49 tracks, 2 Audio CDsRun Time: 141 minutesPublisher: NAXOS of AmericaISBN: 0-730099566728

     
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All Artists: George Frederick Handel, Angus Davidson, Scholars Baroque Ensemble, Helen Parker, Kym Amps, John Bowen, Robin Doveton
Title: Handel: Messiah
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Naxos
Release Date: 2/15/1994
Genres: Special Interest, Classical
Styles: Holiday & Wedding, Opera & Classical Vocal, Historical Periods, Baroque (c.1600-1750)
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaCD Credits: 2
UPC: 730099566728

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Format: 49 tracks, 2 Audio CDsRun Time: 141 minutesPublisher: NAXOS of AmericaISBN: 0-730099566728
 

CD Reviews

A decent performance
Jose Molina | Quito, Ecuador, South America | 09/14/2005
(3 out of 5 stars)

"When I was looking for a recording of Haendel's Messiah, this was the first one I bought. At first I loved it, but when I got the Boston Baroque Orchestra recording, I noticed the many flaws this one has. The only highlight: David Van Asch singing "But who may abide", based on the original version. Other recordings use a more recent version, more dramatical and written for a mezzosoprano, but it can't compare with the original for bass.

If you are a fan of baroque music in general, and specially Haendel, skip this one. You will be disappointed."
Beautifully
Don M. Hulbert | New York, NY United States | 12/14/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)

"The playing and singing for this version of Handel's best known oratorio, "The Messiah", are quite stylish, rendered with a great deal of rhythmic vitality. The purity of the singing (both choral and solo) is quite stunning. The arioso/recitative "Comfort ye my People" is especially beautiful. All around, a very satisfying recording."