Georg Friedrich Händel: The Choice of Hercules & Dettingen Te Deum

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George Frideric Handel

Te Deum in D major ‘Dettingen’, HWV283

The Choice of Hercules

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George Frideric Handel

The Choice of Hercules

Fflur Wyn (Soprano), Rachel Kelly (Mezzo-Soprano), Diana Moore (Mezzo-Soprano), Nathan Haller (Tenor), Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Festspielorchester GottingenLaurence Cummings (Μαέστρος)

George Frideric Handel

Te Deum in D major ‘Dettingen’, HWV283

Cody Quattlebaum (Bass-Baritone), Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Festspielorchester GottingenLaurence Cummings (Μαέστρος)

This recording from the 2018 Göttingen Handel Festival presents two rarely heard works by George Frideric Handel: “The Choice of Hercules” and the “Te Deum for the Victory of Dettingen”. In “The Choice of Hercules” from 1751, Handel musically processes the mythical theme of Hercules at the crossroads, whereby Hercules’ vacillation between virtue and lust is ideal for the back and forth in the search for the right path in life. The “Dettingen Te Deum” (HWV 283) is a cantata composed by Handel in 1743. On 27 June 1743, the British army and its allies under the command of King George II had defeated the French army at the Battle of Dettingen. Handel was commissioned to write a Te Deum “with timpani and trumpets” for the victory celebrations. Laurence Cummings, the Handel Festival Orchestra, outstanding soloists and the legendary Christ Church Cathedral Choir from Oxford provide the successful performance.

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