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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George Frideric Handel; Samuel Humphreys; Joan Sutherland; Emma Kirkby; Aled Jones; James Bowman; Anthony Rolfe Johnson; David Thomas; Christopher Hogwood; Jean Racine; New College (University of Oxford). Choir.; Academy of Ancient Music (1973- )
|Notes:||Oiseau-Lyre: 417 126-2 (417 127-2--417 128-2).
Sung in English.
Libretto by Samuel Humphreys after Racine's play.
Performed on authentic instruments.
Program notes by Winton Dean and synopsis in English, French, and German and libretto with German translation (102 p. : ill., ports.)--inserted in box.
Issued also as analog discs (417 126-1)--and cassettes (417 126-4).
|Performer(s):||Joan Sutherland, Emma Kirkby, sopranos ; Aled Jones, boy soprano ; James Bowman, counter-tenor ; Anthony Rolfe Johnson, tenor ; David Thomas, bass ; Choir of New College, Oxford ; Academy of Ancient Music ; Christopher Hogwood, conductor.|
|Event notes:||Recorded in St. Jude's Church, London, May/June 1985.|
|Description:||2 audio discs (122 min.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. Act one --
Disc 2. Act two ; Act three.
|Series Title:||Florilegium series.|