Handel: Esther, first reconstructable version (Cannons, 1720)

Butt, J. (2012) Handel: Esther, first reconstructable version (Cannons, 1720). [Audio]

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Abstract

First recording of earliest version according to recent research by John H. Roberts, with new performing edition by J. Butt. With Dunedin Consort.

Item Type:Audio
Additional Information:Named the 11th Greatest Choir by Gramophone the Dunedin Consort have established a reputation as the finest single-part period performance choir currently performing. The Dunedin Consort's highly anticipated new recording of ‘Esther - First Reconstructable Version (Cannons), 1720' is the third recording in its hugely successful Handel series. The Consort has set the bar high for this Handel performance with a Gramophone Award in 2007 for ‘Messiah' and a BBC Radio 3 ‘Building a Library' First Choice accolade for ‘Acis and Galatea'. For Esther, director John Butt has reunited his award-winning team of soloists, Susan Hamilton, Nicholas Mulroy, Matthew Brook and Thomas Hobbs, plus well-known guest soloists Robin Blaze and James Gilchrist.
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Butt, Professor John
Authors: Butt, J.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Music
Publisher:Linn Records

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