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|Title Statement||Messiah [sound recording] / Georg Friedrich Haendel.|
|Author||Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759|
|Additional Contributors||Jennens, Charles,1700-1773|
|Christie, William(William Lincoln)|
|Publication||Arles: Harmonia Mundi France, p1999.|
|Extent of Item||2 sound discs (77, 65:40 min.)|
|General Notes||Compact discs.
Libretto by Charles Jennens, taken from the Bible and Prayer book Psalter.
"The present performance follows in general outline the pattern of the work as Handel gave it in his later years, incorporating the chorus 'Their sound is gone out' ... and the later versions of the arias 'But who may abide the day of his coming' and 'Thou art gone up on high'"--Notes.
Program notes (14 p.) by Jean-François Labie in French, and by Donald Burrows in English and German, inserted in container.
|Performance Credits||Barbara Schlick, Sandrine Piau, sopranos ; Andreas Scholl, alto ; Mark Padmore, tenor ; Nathan Berg, bass ; Les Arts florissants ; William Christie, director.|
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|By Name||Jesus Christ|