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Handel: The Triumph of Time & Truth - Catherine Backhouse (alto); Ed Lyon (tenor); Emily Mitchell (soprano); Judy Brown (alto); Libby Crabtree (soprano);...
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  1. The Triumph of Time and Truth, oratorio, HWV 71
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The Triumph of Time and Truth was Handel's first oratorio and, at least in some sense, his last. It started life in 1707 as Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno and was revised twice, the first time in 1737 and finally, in 1757, with a new English text. The work, with its dour text about how getting religion because the ravages of time inevitably defeat beauty and pleasure, and its cast consisting entirely of allegorical, abstract characters, has never been one of Handel's more popular works, and by 1757, with lighter ...

Handel: The Triumph of Time & Truth 2014, Delphian

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