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Handel Week - Chandos Anthems

Aled Jones investigates Handel's time as composer-in-residence at Cannons, the Edgware home of the Earl of Carnarvon, where he produced his 11 Chandos Anthems.

Aled Jones investigates Handel's time as composer-in-residence at Cannons, the Edgware home of the Earl of Carnarvon, where he produced his 11 Chandos Anthems.

Guest: John Butt

Playlist:
George Frideric Handel
Chandos Anthem No.7
Chorus: 'Thou art the glory'
The Sixteen Choir and Orchestra, conducted by Harry Christophers
CHAN0554, CD 3, track 8

George Frideric Handel
O sing unto the Lord a New Song
Lynne Dawson (soprano), Ian Partridge (tenor), and The Sixteen Choir and Orchestra, conducted by Harry Christophers
CHAN0504, tracks 1-7

George Frideric Handel
As Pants the Hart for Cooling Streams
Ensemble William Byrd, L’Académie Sainte Cécile, directed by Graham O’Reilly
Empreinte Digitale ED13072, tracks 1-7

George Frideric Handel
Esther
end of Scene 5
Drew Minter (countertenor), Westminster Cathedral Boys Choir, Chorus and Orchestra of the Academy of Ancient Music, directed by Christopher Hogwood
L'Oiseau Lyre 4144232, CD 2 track 6

George Frideric Handel
Acis & Galatea
Mourn All Ye Muses
Must I my Acis
Dunedin Consort and Players, conducted by John Butt
Linn CKD319, tracks 13 & 14

George Frideric Handel
Let God Arise
Ensemble William Byrd, L’Académie Sainte Cécile, directed by Graham O’Reilly
Empreinte Digitale ED13072, tracks 15-22

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 12 Apr 2009 18:30

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  • Sun 12 Apr 2009 18:30

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