GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685-1759): Tobit (assembled from Handel's music by John Christopher Smith [1712-1795]).
Catalogue Number: 03I024
Description: This pasticcio dates from 1764 and, though no texts are printed, there is a detailed synopsis and, most importantly, a complete list of the original Handel sources for each of this oratorio's parts. (Many of the recititives are by Smith himself.) 2 CDs. Texts available on-line. Maya Boog, Linda Perillo, Barbara Hannigan (sopranos), Alison Browner (mezzo), Knut Schoch (tenor), Stephan MacLeod (bass), Junge Kantorei, Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra; Joachim Carlos Martini.