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Brockes Passion

Brockes Passion

(2 Pack)
  • By HANDEL / PIAU / COHEN
  • Release 12/03/2021
  • Media Format CD
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Price: £20.40

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Barthold Heinrich Brockes wrote a libretto on the Passion of Christ - based on the account in Matthew's Gospel - which was set to music by many composers of his time, including Reinhard Keiser, Georg Philip Telemann and George Frideric Handel. It is Handel's version of the latter that the period-instrument ensemble Arcangelo has chosen to present here. Under the direction of Jonathan Cohen, these specialists in the Baroque repertory are joined by the voices of Sandrine Piau, whose numerous Handel recordings are regarded as a benchmark, the tenor Stuart Jackson and the baritone Konstantin Krimmel, recently revealed in a debut recital for Alpha (Saga, ALPHA549). Together they resurrect the operatic splendor of a work that was first performed in 1719 and is thought to have influenced numerous passages of J. S. Bach's St John Passion, written a few years later.

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Title: Brockes Passion
Release Date: 12/03/2021
Label: Alpha
Number of Discs: 2
Media Format: CD
UPC: 3760014196447
Item #: 2369157X
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