Handel: Acis & Galatea - Anthony Rolfe Johnson (vocals); Martyn Hill (vocals); Norma Burrowes (vocals); Paul Elliott (vocals); Willard White (vocals);...

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  1. Acis and Galatea, oratorio, HWV 49
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Composed in 1718, Handel's Acis & Galatea is based on a Greek love story retold in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Acis loves Galatea, a sea nymph, incurring the wrath of a powerful rival, the Cyclops Polyphemus. Polyphemus kills Acis and the young man is turned into a river.What makes this particular performance interesting is the effort to attain the ...

Handel: Acis & Galatea 2003, DG Archiv

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