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This page lists all recordings of Messiah by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759).

Messiah, based on a biblical libretto by Charles Jennens, was written in the summer of 1741 and first performed in Dublin on 13th April 1742. It was originally intended to be performed during lent but it has become more common since Handel's death for Messiah to be performed in Advent.

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2 SACDs

$28.25

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2 CDs

$24.25

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3 CDs

($19.50) $14.50

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($17.00) $12.75

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Jennifer Vyvyan (soprano), Norma Procter (contralto), George Maran (tenor), Owen Brannigan (bass-baritone), Eileen McLoughlin (soprano), Heather Harper (soprano), Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), Wilfred Brown (tenor), Maurice Bevan (bass)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, The Kalmar Orchestra,...

3 CDs

$19.25

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Rachel Redmond (soprano), Damien Guillon (counter tenor) Nicholas Mulroy (tenor) Matthias Winckhler (bass)

Capella Reial de Catalunya, Concert des Nations, Jordi Savall

2 CDs

($33.25) $30.00

Due for release on 1st Nov 2019

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2 CDs

$28.25

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Susan Gritton (soprano), Sara Mingardo (contralto), Mark Padmore (tenor), Alastair Miles (bass)

Tenebrae Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis

Sir Colin Davis's way with Messiah, as recorded live at the Barbican last December, is old-fashioned by present-day standards. His soloists are all good. The Tenebrae Choir, with its thirty-odd... More…

2 SACDs

($15.50) $11.75

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This release includes a digital booklet

Allan Clayton (tenor), Andrew Foster-Williams (bass), Iestyn Davies (countertenor) & Julia Doyle (soprano)

Polyphony & Britten Sinfonia, Stephen Layton

…underpinned by the incisive modern instruments of Britten Sinfonia, the new release has both a fine sense of style and is full of refreshing insights… Tempos - after a slightly low-key start... More…

2 CDs

($14.50) $11.50

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This release includes a digital booklet