Handel: The Triumph of Time & Truth, Ludus Baroque, review: ‘ravishing’

Ludus Baroque's performance of The Triumph of Time & Truth features a glorioius line-up of soloists

Ludus Baroque's performance of Handel's The Triumph of Time & Truth is buoyant and scrupulously characterised, says Geoffrey Norris.

Anyone who likes spotting instances of Handel’s capacity for recycling would have a field day in his oratorio The Triumph of Time and Truth, a reworking in 1757 of his 1707 Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno with additions filched and recast from all sorts of other sources. Does this matter? Not particularly, especially since it was by no means uncommon for Baroque composers to reuse their own material or, indeed, the ...........

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