GEORGE FRIEDRICH HANDEL [1685-1759] : JEPHTHA, ALEXANDER’S FEAST, JUDAS MACCABAEUS

HANDEL B-DAY!

Από την Jephtha, το τελευταίο ορατόριο που συνέθεσε ο GFH, ακούμε την εισαγωγή και την άρια ‘Scenes of horror, scenes of woe’ [Anne Sophie Von Otter – φωτό]. Τους English Baroque Soloists και την Monteverdi Choir διευθύνει ο John Eliot Gardiner
Στη συνέχεια την άρια “Thais Led The Way” [Donna Brown] απ΄το “αφηγηματικό” έργο του Handel Alexander’s Feast – The Power Of Music, βασισμένο σε κείμενο του John Dryden. Τους English Baroque Soloists και την Monteverdi Choir διευθύνει ο John Eliot Gardiner.
Τέλος, η “πολεμική” άρια ‘Call forth thy pow’rs, my soul’ [Ryland Davies] από το ορατόριο Judas Maccabaeus. Την Wandsworth School Choir και την English Chamber Orchestra διευθύνει ο Sir Charles Mackerras.

From Jephtha, the last oratorio composed by GFH, we have the introduction and the aria ‘Scenes of horror, scenes of woe’ [Anne Sophie Von Otter – photo]. The English Baroque Soloists and the Monteverdi Choir are directed by John Eliot Gardiner
Next up is “Thais Led The Way” [Donna Brown] from Handel’s “narrative” work Alexander’s Feast – The Power Of Music, based on a text by John Dryden. The English Baroque Soloists and the Monteverdi Choir are directed by John Eliot Gardiner.
Finally, the “battle” aria ‘Call forth thy pow’rs, my soul’ [Ryland Davies] from the oratorio Judas Maccabaeus. The Wandsworth School Choir and the English Chamber Orchestra are led by Sir Charles Mackerras.

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