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Handel: Jephtha - Grace Davidson (soprano); James Gilchrist (tenor); Matthew Brook (bass baritone); Robin Blaze (counter tenor);...
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  1. Jephtha, oratorio, HWV 70
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Jephtha (1751) was Handel's last oratorio. It does not have quite the dramatic sweep of Messiah or Israel in Egypt, but it contains many moments equal to anything in Handel. These include the choruses, several of which are among the most dramatically effective fugues ever composed. One attractive feature of this excellent recording of the oratorio under the directorship of Harry Christophers is that these choruses are crystal clear in texture, with all the words intelligible: hard enough for the soloists, who likewise won't ...

Handel: Jephtha 2014, Coro

UPC: 828021612121

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