Handel's Oratorio per La Resurrezione di Nostro Signor Gesu Cristo (HWV 47) is a lengthy oratorio with a seemingly a limited scenario, cast for five solo singers, who double for the short choruses to end each act, This little known masterpiece was composed in Rome for performance at Easter 1708,commissioned by Marchese Ruspoli to impress the Pope with no expense spared. Opera had been banned but spectacular oratorios became opera in all but name.       Challenge Classics on sale

Disc No:CC 72120
Price: Sek. 90 (2CD)
Name: Handel: La Resurrezione

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Handel, George Frideric La resurrezione
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Combattimento Consort - Jan Willem de Vriend
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Klaus Mertens
Maria Cristina Kiehr
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