Messiah (Higginbottom conductor)

Handel, George Frideric (1685–1759)

Academy of Ancient Music

Henry Jenkinson treble

Otta Jones treble

Robert Brooks treble

Iestyn Davies counter-tenor

Toby Spence tenor

Eamonn Dougan bass

Choir of New College, Oxford

Edward Higginbottom conductor

Year: 2006
Catalogue: Naxos 8.570131

About this album

This recording features the only modern reconstruction of Handel’s unique London performances of 1751, when he used boy trebles not only for the choruses but for the arias as well.

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