Rameau: Hippolyte Et Aricie - Opera in 5 Acts (1733 version, revisions by Vincet d'Indy)
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KHCD-2012-056-2CDDL (STEREO) - Rameau: Hippolyte Et Aricie - Opera in 5 Acts (1733 version, revisions by Vincet d'Indy) - Angela Hickey, Janet Baker, Robert Tear, John Shirley-Quirk - English Chamber Orchestra & St. Anthony Singers/Anthony Lewis - Thurston Dart, harpsichord - Landmark 1965 recording of Rameau's first opera, with a legendary cast and exemplary orchestral support. The 1733 edition, revised by Vincent d'Indy, was used in this performance, and the 2-CD set that resulted was transcribed from a 3-LP L'Oiseau Lyre edition provided by Harvey Greisman. A .pdf file of the extensive booklet that came with the LP set is available for download. A true recorded treasure, in pristine sound.