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Theodora

on BBC Radio 3

An oratorio by Handel to a libretto by THOMAS MORELL
One of Handel's last oratorios, composed within the space of a month in 1749. Theodora is about an early Christian martyr and has been described as a study of the tragedy of youth. It was Handel's favourite among his own oratorios. ELLY AMELING (soprano)
EDITH GUILLAUME (contralto) HELEN WATTS (contralto) NEIL JENKINS (tenor) ULRIK COLD (bass)
COPENHAGEN BOYS' CHOIR
DANISH RADIO SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA conducted by MÖGENS WÖLDIKE
Part 1
11.20* Interval Reading
11.25* Theodora: part 2

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Morell
Contralto:
Edith Guillaume
Contralto:
Helen Watts

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