Music For Easter

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20140420

Two dramatic settings of the Easter story: Handel's Italian oratorio La Resurrezione and Bach's Easter Oratorio.

Handel

La Resurrezione, oratorio, HWV 47

Emma Kirkby, Patrizia Kwella (sopranos), Carolyn Watkinson (mezzo), Ian Partridge (tenor), David Thomas (bass)

Academy of Ancient Music

Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

Bach

Kommt, eilet und laufet (Easter Oratorio), BWV 249

Kimberly McCord (soprano), Robin Blaze (countertenor), Paul Agnew (tenor), Neal Davies (bass)

Gabrieli Consort and Players

Paul McCreesh (conductor).