Handel arr. Walsh/Brown
Overture, Verdi Prati, Air (Muzette), Un momento, Tornami from Alcina
Overture, What tho' I trace, Beneath the vine, Will the Sun forget to streak from Solomon
Myself I shall adore, O sleep, Gavotte in the Overture, No, no, I'll take no less from Semele
London Handel Players
Rachel Brown - flute (copy of Palanca by Martin Wenner)
Adrian Butterfield & Oliver Webber - violins
Peter Collyer - viola
Katherine Sharman - cello
Laurence Cummings - harpsichord
Buy this recording...Rachel Brown and the London Handel Players give performances that are perfection itself, with a dazzling beauty of tone and of phrasing, a breadth of colours and a range of dynamics...more than that, this recording is full of the most delicious music you could ask to hear, and the players give every indication of loving every note they play.
Exquisite delicacy...her sweet, full tone, her precise intonation, her relaxed ornamentation - all are here exhibited from the outset...This extremely attractive release is sure to find a wide audience; it’s as much fun as it is beautiful.
International Record Review
elegantly persuasive throughout. The London Handel Players produce rich and varied sonority, rendering the music with energetic vitality, lilting elegance and affecting beauty.
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A leading exponent of historical flutes, Rachel Brown is in great demand worldwide, as a soloist, orchestral player and teacher. As principal flute and recorder player with the Academy of Ancient Music, the Hanover Band, the Brandenburg Consort, Collegium Musicum 90, Ex Cathedra and, more recently, Arcangelo, she has recorded extensively and performed throughout Europe, North and South America, Japan, China and Australia.