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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Handel - Dettingen Te Deum - The Times

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.  Richard Marlow’s dainty registrations make flimsy work of the Organ Concerto No. 14 but we finish proudly with Zadok the Priest.

Geoff Brown


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