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Davis' Messiah

A really refreshing listen - clean, direct and unfussy this is a Messiah expressed with great simplicity by Davis. The soloists and particularly Tenebrae, the choir, come across with real clarity - you can almost pick out where each chorister sits in the choruses. It isn't a period performance, but its certainly not big band Handel - taught muscular playing shows just how the virtuosity of a symphony orchestra can bring a different slant to a great classic. I enjoyed the video as well - Davis explains how he approached the performance and gives some wonderfully direct views on period performance.

Glorious

Definitely one of the best Messiahs I've heard. The choir are heavenly and the soloists are among today's very best.

Super Messiah

I really loved this recording. Everyone knows the Hallelujah chorus and the digital booklet has all the words so you can sing along too. The choir is amazing.

Biography

Formed: 1904

Genre: Classical

Years Active: '00s, '10s, '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s

Formed in 1904 by a group of 46 musicians who had resigned from London's Queen's Hall Orchestra because of change in policy, the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) is an ensemble of "firsts." It was the first orchestra in England to set up a self-governing administrative structure, the first to tour North America, and the first to accept commercial sponsorship. Known as one of England's most gifted and versatile ensembles, it is the resident orchestra at London's famous Barbican Centre. This and the...
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