LABELS: Harmonia Mundi
ALBUM TITLE: Ouverturen: Music for the Hamburg Opera
WORKS: Works by Schürmann, Erlebach, Keiser, Handel & Schieferdecker
PERFORMER: Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
CATALOGUE NO: HMA 1951852 (2004)
Hamburg’s opera house was the first to be established outside Italy. Its greatest luminaries were Keiser, Telemann and Handel. Dances from Handel’s opera, Almira, are among the many delights featured here.