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Mendelssohn: Elijah, 1846 - Emily Rowley Jones (soprano); Gabrieli Consort; Jonty Ward (treble); Lucy Ballard (mezzo-soprano); Richard Rowntree (tenor);...
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  1. Elijah (Elias), oratorio, Op. 70
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Continuing his series of period re-creations of great choral music, Paul McCreesh presents an authentic version of Felix Mendelssohn's Elijah, imagined as it might have sounded in 1846. Previously, McCreesh has interpreted Berlioz's Grand Messe des Morts, Howell's Requiem, and the music of Gabrieli in A New Venetian Coronation 1595, and this recording of Elijah is a continuation of his project to put these masterworks in a historical context, not merely to imitate the instrumentation and techniques of the past. In this ...

Mendelssohn: Elijah, 1846 2012, Signum Classics

UPC: 635212030028