Handel’s Brockes-Passion in a performance to remember

‘Egarr recognises Handel’s often vivid responses to Brockes’s graphic text and draws from them deeply-felt, contrasting emotions’

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‘Egarr recognises Handel’s often vivid responses to Brockes’s graphic text and draws from them deeply-felt, contrasting emotions.’

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Handel
Brockes-Passion, HWV 48
Elizabeth Watts, Ruby Hughes (soprano), Rachael Lloyd (mezzo-soprano), Tim Mead (countertenor), Robert Murray, Gwilym Bowen, Nicky Spence (tenor), Cody Quattlebaum, Morgan Pearse (bass-baritone); Choir and Orchestra of the Academy of Ancient Music/Richard Egarr
Academy of Ancient Music AAM007
172:46 mins (3 discs)