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Handel: Dixit Dominus, Zadok the Priest; The ways of Zion do Mourn / Monteverdi Choir; John Eliot Gardiner

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : Dixit Dominus
>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
>Handel, George Frideric : The Ways of Zion Do Mourn (Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline), for chorus & orchestra, HWV 264
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Notes & Reviews:

VERITAS X2 SERIES is the leading range of early music recordings on the market. This new batch of ten essential reissues introduces into the Veritas range, for the first time, key recordings from the historic Erato catalogue. John Eliot Gardiner is at his best in this milestone recording showcasing the full splendor of Handel's music. Among the first historically-informed versions of these beloved choral works, the Dixit Dominus initially sold more than 500,000 copies around the world.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Henry Wood Hall, London (01/1978); Henry Wood Hall, London (10/1976/01/1977).



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>Handel, George Frideric : Dixit Dominus
  • Performers: Charles Brett (Countertenor); Malcolm Hicks (Organ); Nicholas Kraemer (Harpsichord); Margaret Marshall (Soprano); John Messana (Countertenor); Richard Morton (Tenor); Felicity Palmer (Soprano); Alastair Thompson; David Wilson-Johnson (Baritone)
  • Conductor: John Gardiner
  • Notes: Composition written: 1707.
  • Running Time: 34 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1707

>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
  • Performers: Charles Brett (Countertenor); Malcolm Hicks (Organ); Nicholas Kraemer (Harpsichord); Margaret Marshall (Soprano); John Messana (Countertenor); Richard Morton (Tenor); Felicity Palmer (Soprano); Alastair Thompson; David Wilson-Johnson (Baritone)
  • Conductor: John Gardiner
  • Running Time: 7 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1727

>Handel, George Frideric : The Ways of Zion Do Mourn (Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline), for chorus & orchestra, HWV 264
  • Performers: Charles Brett (Countertenor); Norma Burrowes (Soprano); Malcolm Hicks (Organ); Martyn Hill; Michael Lewin (Theorbo); Stephen Varcoe
  • Conductor: John Gardiner
  • Running Time: 39 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1737