2 CD / Delphian Records / 2011-02-28Works: George Frederick Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75
Conductors: Neville-Towle, Richard
Ensemble: Ludus Baroque
Handel's musical illustration of Dryden's Alexander's Feast, first performed in 1736, was a critical and popular success. Twice a year some of the UK's finest...continue...
Recording information: Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh, Scotland (08/26/2010-08/29/2010)....continue...
2 CD / Virgin Classics / 2010-05-18Works: George Frederick Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75; The Choice of Hercules, oratorio, HWV 69
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Harper, Heather; Tear, Robert; Watts, Helen [Contralto Vocals]
Conductors: Ledger, Philip [Organ]
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2010-02-23Works: George Frederick Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75
Conductors: Martini, Joachim Carlos
First performed in London in 1736 to an admiring audience of 1,300 people, and enjoying considerable success thereafter, Handel's setting of John Dryden's 1697 poem...continue...
Recording information: Kloster Eberbach, Rheingau, Germany (05/11/2008)....continue...
2 Super Audio CD / Carus / 2009-07-14Works: George Frederick Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75; Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV 76
Performers: Hartinger, Virgil; Kermes, Simone; Wolff, Konstantin
Conductors: Neumann, Peter;
Ensemble: Collegium Cartusianum; Cologne Chamber Choir
This CD recording follows the 1739 compilation done by Handel where he coupled a newly composed Ode for St. Cecilia's Day with Alexander's Feast for...continue...
2 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2009-07-03Works: George Frederick Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75
Performers: Bruns, Benjamin; Duchonov, Lucia; Mamonova, Yana; Mihalyov, Aneta; Okamura, Chiyuki; Sikora, Karolina; Witholt, Wiard
Conductors: Beck, Rolf
Ensemble: Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra
A rare complete recording of one of Handel's most popular and colorfully scored works, and the first of a series featuring the large ensembles of...continue...
3 CD / Virgin Classics / 2009-05-19Works: Henry Purcell: Fairy Queen, Z 629; George Frederick Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75; Franz Joseph Haydn: Missa Cellensis, for soloists, chorus, organ & orchestra in C major ("Cantata Mass"), H. 22/5
Performers: Allan, Thomas; Burgess, Sally; Chance, Michael; Covey-Crump, Rogers; Daniels, Charles; Donath, Helen [Soprano Vocal]; Elliot, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Fink, Marcos; Fournier, Brigitte; George, Michael; G...
Conductors: Parrott, Andrew; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Corboz, Michel
Ensemble: Gulbenkian Foundation Symphony Orchestra Lisbon; King's College Choir, Cambridge; Taverner Consort
Handel shares his anniversary year with two other composers who hold a prominent place in the musical pantheon, Henry Purcell (born 1659) and Josef Haydn...continue...
6 CD / Musical Concepts / 2009-03-10Works: George Frederick Handel: Jephtha; MEDLEY; Orlando; L'Allegro il Penseroso ed il Moderato; Rinaldo; Theodora; Coronation Anthems (4); Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV 74; Alexander's Feast, HWV...
Performers: Bevan, Maurice; Brown, Wilfred; Deller, Alfred; Deller, Mark; Dupre, Desmond; English, Gerald; Frost, John; Leonhardt, Gustav; Lester, Harold; McLoughlin, Eileen; Poulter, Eileen; Rudolf, Richard; Sh...
Conductors: Lewis, Anthony; Deller, Alfred; Leonhardt, Gustav;
Ensemble: ; Deller Consort; Ensemble of Baroque Instruments; Leonhardt Baroque Ensemble; Schola Cantorum Basiliensis Wenzinger Consort of V
This is Volume 4 in a series of 6 special Multi-CD sets of the Complete Vanguard Recordings of Alfred Deller. The Deller Consort, Gustav Leonhardt...continue...
2 CD / Berlin Classics / 2008-07-08Works: George Frederick Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75
Performers: Hoene, Barbara; Hulsch, Hans-Rudiger; Kunz, Rolf; Kupke, Wolfgang; Polster, Hermann-Christian; Vogel, Reinhart; Wachsmuth, Hans-Jurgen
Conductors: Sanderling, Thomas
Ensemble: Handel Festival Orchestra, Halle
Berlin Classics' extraordinary series of choral works by Handel continues with the only available complete version of "Alexander's Feast."...continue...
2 Super Audio CD / Coviello / 2007-11-03Works: George Frederick Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Choi, Woong-jo; Mields, Dorothee
Conductors: Bosch, Marcus
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2 CD / Philips / 2007-03-27Works: George Frederick Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75; Concerto grosso in C major, HWV 318 "Alexander's Feast"
Performers: Robson, Nigel
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot
Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists
"Gardiner's Alexander's Feast was recorded live at performances given at the Gottingen Festival. What matters is the characteristic vigour and concentration of Gardiner's performance. The...continue...
2 CD / Sono Luminus / 2006-11-12Works: George Frederick Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75; Johann Sebastian Bach: Alles mit Gott, BWV 1127
Performers: Balestrieri, Amanda; Cameron, Scott; Newman, David
Conductors: Abraham, Daniel
Ensemble: Bach Sinfonia; Handel Choir of Baltimore
Daniel Abraham leads the Maryland-based Bach Sinfonia, the Handel Choir of Baltimore and soloists in this, the first period-instrument recording of Handel's 'Alexander's Feast' made...continue...
2 CD / Coro / 2006-02-27Works: George Frederick Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75; Concerto for Harp in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6/HWV 294; Organ Concerto in G minor, Op.4/1, HWV 289
Performers: Argenta, Nancy; Headley, Erin; Lawrence-King, Andrew; Nicholson, Paul [Harpsichord, Organ]; Stubbs, Stephen [Lute]
Conductors: Christophers, Harry
Ensemble: The Symphony of Harmony and Invention
Gramophone Classical Music Guide
Alexander's Feast, an ode to St Cecilia by the longdead John Dryden, was set by Handel in 1736 and revised many times....continue...