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Handel: Semele - Berlin Radio Solistenvereinigung; Eberhard Büchner (tenor); Fritz Hubner (vocals); Gisela Pohl (alto);...
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  1. Semele, oratorio, HWV 58
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Handel's English oratorios had become popular in his native Germany, in German translation, even during the composer's lifetime. Berlin Classics has released recordings of a number of German performances, of varying levels of quality, made in the 1960s and 1970s. This recording of Semele is among its more successful overall, but it's not strong enough to displace several very fine English-language versions available. The weakest links here are the leads, soprano Regina Werner as Semele and tenor Eberhard Büchner as Zeus ...

Handel: Semele 2005, Berlin Classics

UPC: 782124209025