Over a period of some twenty years, from the late 1720s, Handel composed a series of virtuoso arias using only the words ‘Amen’ and ‘Allelujah’ as his texts, probably for use in private worship. Here they receive their first recordings, set in a context of contemporary sacred song and instrumental music – and are heard in the extraordinarily dramatic timbres of a male-soprano voice.
Robert Crowe, soprano (Tracks 1, 3–6, 10–12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 22)
Victor Coelho, theorbo (Tracks 1, 3–9, 11, 12, 19, 21, 22)
David Dolata, theorbo (Tracks 1-6, 11–13, 19–22)
Juvenal Correa-Salas, organ
Catalogue No: TOCC0337EAN/UPC: 5060113443373Release Date: 01.05.2017Composer: George Frideric Handel Artists: David Dolata,
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