Handel & Mozart: Opera Arias

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COMPOSERS: Handel & Mozart
LABELS: Apex
WORKS: Opera arias by Handel & Mozart
PERFORMER: Larmore (mezzo-soprano); Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne/López-Cobos
CATALOGUE NO: Apex 2564 67547-3 (1995)

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Larmore’s gloriously long phrasing, and orchestral playing whose broad tempos and style seem trapped in the 1960s, characterise this selection of favourite arias by Handel and Mozart. Hilary Finch