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Handel: Esther by James:ctrten Bowman / Joshua was released Oct 11, 2011 on the SOMM label. Handel: Esther is a 2-disc set with 54 songs.


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Composers on Handel: Esther CD : George Frideric Handel
Conductors on Handel: Esther CD : Laurence Cummings
Genres on Handel: Esther CD : Baroque Period, Oratorio, Sacred Music
Performers on Handel: Esther CD : Andrew Kennedy [Tenor Vocal], Susan Bickley, James Bowman [Countertenor Vocal], Rosemary Joshua, Cecilia Osmond, Rebecca Outram, Christopher Purves, Angus Smith, Christopher Watson


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 1. Esther, oratorio, HWV 50b  (119:32)
   Common Name  Esther Oratorio
   Catalog No.  HWV 50B
   Composer  George Frederick Handel (1685 - 1759)
   Conductor  Laurence Cummings
   Performer  Rosemary Joshua
Andrew Kennedy [Tenor Vocal]
Christopher Watson
Christopher Purves
Cecilia Osmond
Susan Bickley
James Bowman [Countertenor Vocal]
Rebecca Outram
Angus Smith
   Genre  Baroque Period / Oratorio / Sacred Music
   Date Written  1732
   Period  Baroque
   Recording  Live
   Venue  St. George's Church, Hanover Square, Lon
   Notes  St. George's Church, Hanover Square, London, England (04/23/2002/04/25/2002)
Composition written: 1732.
Composition revised: Germany.
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1Esther, HWV 50B: Overture
Laurence Cummings
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2Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 1: Breathe Soft Ye Gales
Laurence Cummings
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3Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 1: Watchful Angels
Laurence Cummings
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4Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 1: O King Of Kings, Celestial Lord!
Laurence Cummings
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5Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 1: Alleluia
Laurence Cummings
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6Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 1: With Transport, Lovely Queen
Laurence Cummings
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7Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 1: So Much Beauty Sweetly Blooming
Laurence Cummings
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8Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 1: Again Shall Salem, To The Skies
Laurence Cummings
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9Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 1: My Heart Is Inditing
Laurence Cummings
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10Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 1: King's Daughter
Laurence Cummings
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11Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 1: Upon The Right Hand
Laurence Cummings
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12Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 1: Kings Shall Be Thy Nursing Fathers
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13Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 2: Let Me With Freedom Thy Petition Know
Laurence Cummings
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14Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 2: Endless Fame
Laurence Cummings
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15Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 3: 'Tis Greater Far To Spare
Laurence Cummings
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16Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 3: Pluck Root And Branch
Laurence Cummings
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17Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 3: Our Souls With Ardour Glow
Laurence Cummings
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18Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 3: Shall We The God Of Israel Fear
Laurence Cummings
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19Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 4: Jerusalem No More Shall Mourn
Laurence Cummings
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20Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 4: Tune Your Harps To Cheerful Strains
Laurence Cummings
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21Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 4: Shall We Of Servitude Complain
Laurence Cummings
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22Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 4: Praise The Lord With Cheerful Noise
Laurence Cummings
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23Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 5: How Have Our Sins Provok'D The Lord!
Laurence Cummings
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24Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 5: Ye Sons Of Israel, Mourn
Laurence Cummings
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25Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 5: O Jordan, Jordan, Sacred Tide!
Laurence Cummings
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26Esther, HWV 50B: Act I Scene 5: Ye Sons Of Israel, Mourn
Laurence Cummings
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1Esther, HWV 50B: Act II Scene 1: Tyrants May Awhile Presume
Laurence Cummings
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2Esther, HWV 50B: Act II Scene 2: Why Sits That Sorrow On Thy Brow?
Laurence Cummings
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3Esther, HWV 50B: Act II Scene 2: Dread Not, Righteous Queen
Laurence Cummings
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4Esther, HWV 50B: Act II Scene 2: O Heaven, Protect Her
Laurence Cummings
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The quality of the London Handel Orchestra is unbelievable
We are all attracted by the names of the soloists who appear on recordings of Handel's music, and even more by the names of the conductors, who usually have their own ensembles. We notice less the names of the ensembles or orchestras. In the case of this recording, for this Handel lover at least, it is the first time I have ever heard of Laurence Cummings and the London Handel Orchestra. So it was the names of Rosemary Joshua, familiar from some great Rene Jacobs recordings, as well as James Bowman, Susan Bickley, and the fantastic bass Christopher Purves that attracted me to this recording, plus the Gramophone Editor's Choice recommendation. And the soloists do not disappoint. However, it is even more evident from this than from the average Handel recording that the soloists ride on the quality of the orchestra (and its conductor), and that it is really the orchestra that makes an entire recording of a Handel opera or oratorio great as opposed to just good. And I cannot believe that I have never heard or heard of the orchestra on this recording. With the help of first rate recording engineering, they just completely captivate the listener, and make it difficult for the soloists not to perform at the peak of their capacity. To play so well they must have a lot of experience at performing, and some of those performances must be available on CD. I am going to hunt them down. But what I am even more excited about is waiting for what Handel recording they will come out with next after the great success of this one. At least I am not aware of a follow-up as yet. Come-on, you guys; don't let Curtis and Fasolis and Alessandrini completely dominate the field in this great Handel commemorate year! Give us some more of that masterful playing! I, for one, cannot wait for your next recording, which should incidentally help very much in keeping the small but quality label of "Somm" alive in these hard times.
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Handel: Esther Product Details



CD Universe Part number7672022
LabelSomm
Orig Year11/5/2007
Catalog number238
Discs2
Release DateOct 11, 2011
Recording Time2:17


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