Sir John Barbirolli conducts Handel's Messiah with the Hallé Orchestra

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Album title:
Handel
Composer(s):
Handel
Works:
Messiah
Performer:
Elizabeth Harwood, Marjorie Thomas, Gerald English, Kim Borg; Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus; Hallé Choir; Hallé Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli
Label:
The Barbirolli Society
Catalogue Number:
SJB 1086-7 (1964)
Performance:
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Recording:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
Sir John Barbirolli conducts Handel's Messiah with the Hallé Orchestra

Heavy tempos alternate with moments of inspiration in this recording made live for BBC broadcast. The two choirs respond impressively to Barbirolli’s direction. One for specialists only.

Terry Blain

 

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