The best recording of Handel’s Samson yet

‘John Butt’s deep grasp of Handel’s rhetoric and of large scale structure turns the work’s patchwork quality into a virtue’

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‘John Butt’s deep grasp of Handel’s rhetoric and of large scale structure turns the work’s patchwork quality into a virtue.’

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Handel
Samson
Joshua Ellicott and Hugo Hymas (Tenors); Jess Dandy (Alto); Matthew Brook and Vitali Rozynko (Basses); Mary Bevan, Sophie Bevan and Fflur Wyn (Soprano); Tiffin Boys Choir/ James Day; Dunedin Consort/ John Butt 
Linn CKD 599 203 mins

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