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Esther

Author: George Frideric HandelAlexander PopeJohn ArbuthnotPatrizia KwellaEmma KirkbyAll authors
Publisher: London : Oiseau-Lyre, ℗1985.
Series: Florilegium series.
Edition/Format:   Musical CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Esther, Queen of Persia; Esther, reine de Perse; Esther, Queen of Persia.
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: George Frideric Handel; Alexander Pope; John Arbuthnot; Patrizia Kwella; Emma Kirkby; Drew Minter; Anthony Rolfe Johnson; Ian Partridge; Paul Elliott; Andrew King; David Thomas; Christopher Hogwood; Jean Racine; Westminster Cathedral. Boys Choir.; Academy of Ancient Music (1973- )
OCLC Number: 19237025
Language Note: Sung in English.
Notes: Oiseau-Lyre: 414 423-2 (414 424-2--414 425-2).
Oratorio.
Libretto probably by Alexander Pope and John Arbuthnot, based on the play by Jean Racine.
Performed on authentic instruments.
"The present performance follows the text of the original 1718 version of Esther as preserved in many copies and in what remains of the autograph score."--Program notes.
Compact discs.
Duration: 1:36:57.
Program notes and synopsis by Anthony Hicks and libretto with French and German translations (54 p. : ill.)--inserted in box.
Performer(s): Patrizia Kwella, Emma Kirkby, sopranos ; Drew Minter, alto ; Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Ian Partridge, Paul Elliott, Andrew King, tenors ; David Thomas, bass ; Westminster Cathedral Boys Choir ; Chorus and Orchestra of the Academy of Ancient Music ; Christopher Hogwood, conductor.
Event notes: Recorded in St. Jude's Church, London, Oct. 1984.
Description: 2 audio discs (97 min.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Florilegium series.
Other Titles: Esther,
Responsibility: Handel.

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