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Hercules

Author: George Frideric HandelThomas BroughtonLynne DawsonAnne Sofie von OtterDavid DanielsAll authors
Publisher: Hamburg : Archiv Produktion, ℗2002.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This oratorio premiered in January 1745, and is a masterpiece that shows Handel at the height of his powers both as composer and dramatist. The central figure is Dejanira, despite the title of the work. Handel delivers a masterly portrait of a strong and determined woman gradually undermined from within.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Théâtre
Named Person: Heracles, (Greek mythological character); Hercules, (Roman mythological character); Heracles, (Greek mythological character); Hercules, (Roman mythological character)
Material Type: Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Frideric Handel; Thomas Broughton; Lynne Dawson; Anne Sofie von Otter; David Daniels; Richard Croft; Gidon Saks; Marcos Pujol; Marc Minkowski; Sophocles.; Ovid; Musiciens du Louvre.; Musiciens du Louvre. Chœur.
OCLC Number: 49791877
Language Note: Sung in English.
Notes: Music drama in 3 acts, HWV 60.
Libretto by Thomas Broughton, based on: The women of Trachis / Sophocles; Metamorphoses / Ovid.
Compact discs.
Program notes in English, German, and French, and libretto with German and French translations in container.
Performer(s): Lynne Dawson, soprano ; Anne Sophie von Otter, mezzo-soprano ; David Daniels, countertenor ; Richard Croft, tenor ; Marcos Pujol, Gidon Saks, basses ; Choeur des Musiciens du Louvre ; Les Musiciens du Louvre, on authentic instruments ; Marc Minkowski, conductor.
Event notes: Recorded in performance in Apr. 2000, Salle Molière, Théâtre de Poissy, Poissy.
Description: 3 audio discs (2 hr., 56 min.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Hercules, musical drama in three acts, HWV 60.
Responsibility: George Frideric Handel.

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This oratorio premiered in January 1745, and is a masterpiece that shows Handel at the height of his powers both as composer and dramatist. The central figure is Dejanira, despite the title of the work. Handel delivers a masterly portrait of a strong and determined woman gradually undermined from within.

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