GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685-1749): Apollo e Dafne (La terra è liberata), HWV 122, Suites from Die verwandelte Daphne, HWV 4 in B Flat, HWV 352 and in G, HWV 353, Concerto grosso in A Minor, Op. 6/4, HWV 322.
Catalogue Number: 05L027
Description: This unusual coupling uses two four-minute suites from Handel's early opera from Hamburg (1706) to introduce two sections of his later cantata on the same subject, written in 1710 for Queen Anne in London. No texts. Myrsini Margariti (soprano), Nikolai Borchev (baritone), Handel Festival Orchestra Halle; Bernhard Forck.