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Alceste [sound recording] / Handel.

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Uniform Title:
Alceste
Author/Creator:
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Language:
English. Sung in English.
Release date:
2012
Production date:
2011
Imprint:
Colchester, Essex, England : Chandos, p2012.
Format:
  • Music - Recording
  • 1 sound disc (63 min., 16 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note:
Incidental music to the play by Tobias Smollett; music texts probably by Thomas Morell; incorporates the Sinfonia (no. 16) from Admeto and the Passacaille from Radamisto. Compact disc. Program notes by David Vickers and biographical notes on the performers, in English with German and French translations, and texts (43 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Participant:
Lucy Crowe, soprano ; Benjamin Hulett, tenor ; Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone ; Early Opera Company (chorus and orchestra) ; Christian Curnyn, conductor.
Event:
Recorded Nov. 7-8, 2011, St. Jude on the Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London.
Contributor:
Morell, Thomas, 1703-1784 Librettist
Crowe, Lucy Performer
Hulett, Benjamin Performer
Foster-Williams, Andrew. Performer
Curnyn, Christian. Conductor
Early Opera Company Performer
Related Work:
Smollett, T. (Tobias), 1721-1771. Alceste.
Included Work:
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Admeto. Sinfonia (No. 16)
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Radamisto, HWV 12a. Passacaille.
Series:
Chaconne.
Subjects:
Publisher No.:
CHAN 0788 Chandos

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