Handel - Dettingen Te Deum


Hyperion CDA67678

Trinity College Choir
Academy of Ancient Music
Neal Davies - Bass
Richard Marlow - Organ
Stephen Layton


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SUNDAY TIMES CLASSICAL CD OF THE WEEK

"Prepare the sand buckets: the opening of Handel’s Dettingen Te Deum is incendiary. Trinity College Choir, the Academy of Ancient Music and the conductor, Layton, deal brilliantly with the reflective moments in a setting written to celebrate George II’s victory over the French in 1743."
The Times

"Without rival. Stephen Layton directs the distinctive and well-balanced mixed-voice Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge … in readings that are full of vigour and rhythmic bite."
International Record Review

"If you’re still to be persuaded by the Dettingen, this is the performance to do it."
BBC Music Magazine, July 2008

 

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