Semele (Handel)  (John Nelson;  Marilyn Horne, Samuel Ramey, Kathleen Battle, John Aler)  (3-DG 435 782)
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Semele (Handel)  (John Nelson;  Marilyn Horne, Samuel Ramey, Kathleen Battle, John Aler)  (3-DG 435 782)
OP0274. SEMELE (Handel), recorded 1990, w.John Nelson Cond. English Chamber Orchestra & Ambrosian Opera Chorus; Marilyn Horne, Samuel Ramey, Kathleen Battle, John Aler, Michael Chance, Sylvia McNair, etc. (Germany) 3-DG 435 782, Slipcase Edition w. Elaborate 48pp Libretto-Brochure. Very long out-of-print, Final ever-so-slightly used copy! - 028943578226

CRITIC REVIEW:

“[The recording] turns away from current fashion in using modern rather than period instruments, but the balance of advantage is in its favour. Nelson's performance is briskly paced, with rhythms sprung infectiously, and he has a strong cast, all of whom distinguish themselves.”

- Penguin Guide