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Episode 5

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Friday 17 April 2009

Donald Macleod explores Handel's oratorios, focusing on his late burst of masterpieces.

Solomon (excerpt from Act 1)
Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)
Philips 412 612-2, CD 1 Tr 14

Solomon (excerpts from Act 2)
First Harlot ...... Joan Rodgers (soprano)
Harlot ...... Della Jones (mezzo-soprano)
Solomon ...... Carolyn Watkinson (mezzo-soprano)
Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)
Philips 412 612-2, CD 2 Trs 2-4

Theodora (excerpts from Act 1)
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (mezzo-soprano)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Harry Bicket (conductor)
Avie AV 0030, Trs 3-4

Theodora (excerpts from Act 1)
Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano)
Paul Agnew (tenor)
Gabrieli Consort and Players
Paul McCreesh (conductor)
ARCHIV 469 061-2, Trs 24-25

Theodora (excerpts from Act 1)
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (mezzo-soprano)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Harry Bicket (conductor)
Avie AV 0030

Jephtha (excerpt from Act 2 Sc 4)
How dark, O Lord, are Thy decrees! (chorus)
Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)
Philips 422 351-2, CD 2 Tr 17.

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