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Philharmonia Baroque - Joseph and his Brethren is the KUSC 'Download of the Week'

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Handel's late-career oratorio Joseph and his Brethren, though popular during Handel's day, eventually became one of the composer's most neglected large-scale works.  As such, Joseph had only been recorded once before Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale decided to take it on for its latest recording project, the 11th on the Philharmonia Baroque Productions label. With a cast of early music specialists led by noted Handelian Nicholas McGegan, PBO makes a strong case for Joseph to regain its place among Handel's most often-performed oratorios such as Samson, Judas Maccabaeus, and Israel in Egypt.

Grab a track from this new 3-CD set now for free from the Bay Area's own world-renowned early-music ensemble and KUSC: Los Angeles.