George Frideric Handel, Charles Jennens (Librettist), Elizabeth Atherton (Singer), Joélle Harvey (Singer), Sarah Connolly (Singer), Robert Murray (Singer), Mark Dobell (Singer), Jeremy Budd (Singer), Christopher Purves (Singer), Stuart Young (Singer), Harry Christophers (Conductor), Sixteen (Musical group) (Performer)
Music CD, English, ℗2012
Coro, [Oxford, England], ℗2012
3 audio discs (163 min.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Oratorio in 3 acts
Libretto by Charles Jennens
Program notes and synopsis by Ruth Smith, biographical notes on the performers, and libretto (50 p. : ill.) inserted in container
Recorded Jan. 2012, St. Augustine's Church, Kilburn, London.
Sung in English
Elizabeth Atherton (Merah), Joélle Harvey (Michal), sopranos ; Sarah Connolly (David), mezzo-soprano ; Robert Murray (Jonathan), Mark Dobell (High Priest), Jeremy Budd (Witch of Endor), tenors ; Christopher Purves (Saul), Stuart Young (Ghost of Samuel), basses ; with supporting soloists ; the Sixteen (chorus and orchestra) ; Harry Christophers, conductor.
mixed chorus, orchestra