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Handel: Messiah / Harry Christophers, The Sixteen

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

'This is a model among live recordings' (The Guardian)

'One of the most attractive ever on disc' (Penguin Guide to Compact Discs) 'The performance is one of extraordinary quality. Unequivocally recommended' (The Sydney Sun Herald)


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>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
  • Performers: David James (Countertenor); Maldwyn Davies (Tenor); Lynne Dawson; Michael George
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen
  • Notes: St John's Church, Smith Square, London (12/16/1986-12/20/1986)
  • Running Time: 127 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741