G.F. Handel: Messiah, HWV 56

G.F. Handel: Messiah, HWV 56

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Total playing time [142:15]

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Susanna Hurrell (soprano)
Rebecca Afonwy-Jones (mezzo-soprano)
Samuel Boden (tenor)
James Platt (bass)
The Norwegian Wind Ensemble
BBC Singers
David Hill (conductor)

The BBC Singers and conductor David Hill join with one of the world´s oldest continuously running orchestras, The Norwegian Wind Ensemble (NWE), to present this major new arrangement of George Frideric Handel’s most celebrated oratorio – Messiah HWV 56.

Arranged for wind ensemble by NWE member Stian Aareskjold, this version here receives its world premiere recording with a stellar cast of soloists who bring this visionary re-scoring of this famous work vividly to life.

Album Booklet (PDF)

'[...] it’s the underlying tenderness of the new orchestration which will ensure return visits, and the unfussy high-quality wind playing of NWE in tandem with the evergreen BBC Singers.'

- Gramophone

'[...] it’s the underlying tenderness of the new orchestration which will ensure return visits, and the unfussy high-quality wind playing of NWE in tandem with the evergreen BBC Singers.'
Gramophone

© 2018 Resonus Limited
Ⓟ 2018 Resonus Limited
Catalogue No. RES10219
Producer: Jonathan Manners
Editor: Adam Binks
EAN: 5060262791264
Release date: 30 November 2018