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A Fine, Robust Performance

Handel's 'Israel in Egypt',
reviewed by MIKE WHEELER

 

I'm about to get heretical again. Handel's Israel in Egypt is popular with choral societies because of its high proportion of choir numbers, but this, to me as a listener, is what fatally unbalances it. If you want the musical equivalent of a Cecil B de Mille biblical epic, fine...

Copyright © 13 July 2016 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL

ISRAEL IN EGYPT

DERBY BACH CHOIR

RICHARD RODDIS

TOM CORFIELD

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

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