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Silla
An Opera in 3 Acts
by
George Frideric Handel

première recording

Work details

Vol 1

Overture
3'19"/2'06"/0'57" - TT 6'22"
Act One
1'23"/0'54"/3'36"/0'27"/4'01"/0'26"/3'29"/0'18"/4'49"/1'06"/3'08"/0'17"/3'26"/ 1'06"/5'19" - TT 33'45"
Act Two
0'49"/2'28"/0'20"/1'49"/2'03"/0'57"/3'55"/0'43"/5'58 - TT 19'52"

Vol 2

Act Two (continued)
0'57"/3'17"/0'30"/4'11"/1'24"/1'31"/1'14"/0'21"/2'17"/0'23"/1'34"/0'58"/3'04" - TT 21'41"
Act Three
1'12"/5'49"/0'20"/2'49"/0'42"/0'55"/4'10"/1'13"/3'27"/2'31"/1'54"/0'52"/0'47"/ 3'42"/0'19"/ 0'11"/0'41"/0'54"/1'58" - TT 34'26"

 

Artist details

James Bowman, countertenor (Silla)
Joanne Lunn, soprano (Lepido/Lepidus)
Simon Baker, countertenor (Claudio/Claudius)
Rachel Nicholls, soprano (Metella)
Natasha Marsh, soprano (Flavia)
Elizabeth Cragg, soprano (Celia)
Christopher Dixon, bass (Il Dio/The God)

The London Handel Orchestra
Adrian Butterfield
, leader
Denys Darlow, conductor

 

Recording details

Recording dates: 11 April 2000
Venue: Concert Hall of The Royal College of Music, London, UK (live recording)
Executive Producer: Sive Oke
Recording Producer: Sive Oke
Recording Engineer: Annabel Connellan, RCM Studios
Copyright: 2000 Somm Recordings
Pressing: 2000 Somm Recordings

SOMM SOMMCD 227-8 DDD Stereo NEW RELEASE
TT - 59'13"/56'10" - TT 115'23"

 

Editorial & Design details

Libretto: Giacomo Rossi
Liner notes: Anthony Hicks (in English)
English translation of text: Anthony Hicks
French translation: Denys Becher & Nadia Jackson
German translation: Ilse Herlihy
Front Cover: The Falls of Tivoli, circa 1661-4, Gaspard Dughet (1615-1675), by courtesy of The Wallace Collection, London
Design and Layout: Keith Oke
Booklet editor: Anthony Hicks
Credits: Recorded in collaboration with the London Handel Society

 

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