Hidden HandelGEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685-1759): Arias from Pirro e Demetrio, Rinaldo, Ottone, Muzio Scevola, Amadigi, Teseo, Admeto, Berenice and Alessandro, Hornpipe in C Minor, Aria for Winds in F, Marches in G, D and F.
Catalogue Number: 05O025
Reference: V 5326
Description: Most of these arias were later substitutions for arias in the works listed above made later for particular singers in particular performances. Some have only recently come to light or been positively identified as Handel's. Nine of the arias and one March are World Premiere Recordings. Who the arias were specially written for and how they fit into the original work (and bios of the singers) is all detailed in nine pages of excellent notes. Italian-English texts. Ann Hallenberg (mezzo), Il Complesso Barocco; Alan Curtis.