George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759):
Messiah, Oratorio in three parts, HWV 56

Capriccio CD 60 068-2 (2CDs)

Max Emanuel Cencic,sopranista
Charles Humphries,countertenor
Ivan Sharpe,tenor
Robert Torday,bass baritone

Wiener Sängerknaben (chorus master: Martin Schebesta)
Chorus Viennensis
Academy of London (on modern instruments), with Martin Schebesta, harpsichord and Christopher Pigram, solo trumpet
conductor: Peter Marschik

Recording: november 1994, Birmingham and London (live recording)

CD1 (74'45): Part I and Part II (up to #31)
CD2 (44'56): Part II (from #34(!)) and part III

Personal comment:I have some problems with this recording since it is rather incomplete. The booklet already indicates that some numbers are missing, but moreover almost every aria is incomplete: Only the third part (the da capo) is actually sung. Even the Pifa has been cut