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Author Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759, composer.

Title Alexander's feast ; The choice of Hercules / Handel
Published [Paris] : Virgin Classics, [2010]


Description 1 online resource (1 audio file)
Notes Previously released recordings
Performer Helen Donath (in the 1st work), Sally Burgess (in the 1st work) and Heather Harper (in the 2nd work), sopranos ; Helen Watts, mezzo-soprano (in the 2nd work) ; James Bowman, countertenor (in the 2nd work) ; Robert Tear, tenor (in both works) ; Thomas Allen, baritone (in the 1st work) ; Choir of King's College, Cambridge (in both works) ; English Chamber Orchestra (in the 1st work) ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields (in the 2nd work) ; Philip Ledger, conductor (in both works)
Event Recorded Dec. 9-10, 1974 (2nd work) and July 24-28, 1978 (1st work), King's College Chapel, Cambridge
Notes Sung in English
Hard copy version record
Subject Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C. -- Songs and music
Hercules (Roman mythological character) -- Songs and music
Heracles (Greek mythological character) -- Songs and music
SUBJECT Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C. fast (OCoLC)fst01800513
Heracles (Greek mythological character) fast (OCoLC)fst00955263
Hercules (Roman mythological character) fast (OCoLC)fst01914133
Subject Cantatas, Secular.
Cantatas, Secular.
Genre/Form Streaming audio
Songs and music.
Form Streaming audio
Author Donath, Helen, singer.
Burgess, Sally, 1953- singer.
Harper, Heather, singer.
Watts, Helen, singer
Bowman, James, singer.
Tear, Robert, singer.
Allen, Thomas, 1944- singer
Ledger, Philip, conductor.
Container of (work): Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Alexander's feast.
Container of (work): Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Choice of Hercules.
King's College (University of Cambridge). Choir, singer.
English Chamber Orchestra, instrumentalist.
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, instrumentalist.
Other Titles Cantatas. Selections