G.F. Handel: Messiah
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G.F. Handel: Messiah

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Experience Handel's Messiah as performed by Westminster Abbey's choir under acclaimed conductor Christopher Hogwood

In Handel's day this best-loved of all oratorios was performed by fewer than forty instrumentalists and a chorus, less than thirty strong, of boy trebles and men. That is the tradition to which Christoper Hogwood has returned in his performances with the Academy of Ancient Music.

Members of the Academy all play instruments of the period or accurate modern copies. In this recording the choruses are sung by boy trebles and male altos, tenors and basses, members of the choir of Westminster Abbey. The soloists improvise embellishments in the arias and, in certain cases, join in the singing of the choruses, just as they would have done 240 years ago.

The recording takes full advantage not only of Westminster Abbey's fine acoustic qualities, but also of the incomparable architectural splendor of the surroundings.

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Soprano 1 - Judith Nelson

Soprano 2 - Emma Kirkby

Contralto - Carolyn Watkinson

Tenor - Paul Elliott

Bass - David Thomas

Organist and Master of the Choristers - Simon Preston

Conductor - Christopher Hogwood

The Choir of Westminster Abbey

The Academy Of Ancient Music


G.F. Handel: Messiah Details:

MPAA Rating: NR
Format: DVD Region 1  What's a Region Code?
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, French, German, Italian, Portugese, Spanish, Japanese
Product Release Date:
Length/Run Time: 136 minutes
Directed By: Roy Tipping
UPC/ISBN Number: 032031226999
Public Performance Rights: Kultur Films

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