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HANDEL: Saul



Disc 1

Handel, George Frideric
Jennens, Charles, lyricist(s)

  Saul, HWV 53
1.   Symphony: Allegro - Larghetto - Allegro - Andante larghetto 00:12:17
2.   Act I Scene 1: How excellent Thy name, O Lord (Chorus) 00:02:57
3.   Act I Scene 1: Air: An Infant rais'd by thy Command (Soprano) 00:01:20
4.   Act I Scene 1: Trio: Along the Monster Atheist strode (Chorus) 00:01:02
5.   Act I Scene 1: The Youth inspir'd by Thee, O Lord (Chorus) 00:01:50
6.   Act I Scene 1: How excellent thy name, O Lord (Chorus) 00:02:33
7.   Act I Scene 2: Recitative: He comes! (Michal) 00:00:10
8.   Act I Scene 2: Air: O God - like Youth! (Michal) 00:03:12
9.   Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Behold, O King… Young Man… The Son of Jesse (Abner, Saul, David) 00:00:58
10.   Act I Scene 2: Air: O King, your Favours with Delight (David) 00:05:42
11.   Act I Scene 2: Recitative: O early Piety! (Jonathan) 00:00:29
12.   Act I Scene 2: Air: What abject Thoughts a Prince can have (Merab) 00:02:02
13.   Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Yet think with whom this Honour you bestow (Merab) 00:00:14
14.   Act I Scene 2: Air: Birth and Fortune I despise! (Jonathan) 00:04:17
15.   Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Go on, illustrious Pair! (High Priest) 00:00:19
16.   Act I Scene 2: Air: While yet thy Tide of Blood runs high (High Priest) 00:01:54
17.   Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Thou, Merab, first in Birth (Saul) 00:00:25
18.   Act I Scene 2: Air: My Soul rejects the Thought with scorn (Merab) 00:01:17
19.   Act I Scene 2: Air: See with what a scornful Air (Michal) 00:01:05
20.   Act I Scene 2: Air: Ah, lovely Youth! (Michal) 00:00:48
21.   Act I Scene 3: Symphony: Andante allegro 00:01:10
22.   Act I Scene 3: Recitative: Already see the Daughters of the Land (Michal) 00:00:21
23.   Act I Scene 3: Welcome, welcome, mighty King! (Chorus) 00:01:34
24.   Act I Scene 3: Accompagnato: What do I hear (Saul) 00:00:29
25.   Act I Scene 3: David his Ten Thousands slew (Chorus) 00:00:31
26.   Act I Scene 3: Accompagnato: To him Ten Thousands! (Saul) 00:00:15
27.   Act I Scene 3: Air: With Rage I shall burst his Praises to hear! (Saul) 00:01:23
28.   Act I Scene 4: Recitative: Imprudent Women!… 'Tis but his old Disease (Jonathan, Michal) 00:00:53
29.   Act I Scene 4: Air: Fell Rage and black Despair possest (Michal) 00:02:43
30.   Act I Scene 4: Recitative: This but the smallest part of Harmony (High Priest) 00:00:23
31.   Act I Scene 4: Accompagnato: By thee this Universal Frame (High Priest) 00:01:59
32.   Act I Scene 5: Recitative: Rack'd with Infernal Pains (Abner) 00:00:14
33.   Act I Scene 5: Air: O Lord, whose Mercies numberless (David) 00:03:24
34.   Act I Scene 5: Symphony (Arpa): Largo 00:01:32
35.   Act I Scene 5: Air: Fly, malicious Spirit, fly (David) 00:02:06
36.   Act I Scene 5: Recitative: 'Tis all in vain (Jonathan) 00:00:19
37.   Act I Scene 5: Air: A Serpent, in my Bosom warm'd (Saul) 00:01:56
38.   Act I Scene 5: Recitative: Has he escap'd my Rage (Saul) 00:00:30
39.   Act I Scene 5: Air: Capricious Man, in Humour lost (Merab) 00:05:56


Disc 2

Handel, George Frideric
Jennens, Charles, lyricist(s)

  Saul, HWV 53
1.   Act I Scene 6: Accompagnato: O Filial Piety! (Jonathan) 00:01:39
2.   Act I Scene 6: Air: No, cruel Father, no (Jonathan) 00:01:36
3.   Act I Scene 6: Air: O Lord, whose Providence (High Priest) 00:01:28
4.   Act I Scene 6: Preserve him for the Glory of thy Name (Chorus) 00:02:18
5.   Act II Scene 1: Envy! Eldest - born of Hell! (Chorus) 00:02:09
6.   Act II Scene 2: Recitative: Ah, dearest Friend (Jonathan) 00:00:37
7.   Act II Scene 2: Air: But sooner Jordan's Stream, I swear (Jonathan) 00:02:17
8.   Act II Scene 2: Recitative: O strange Vicissitude!… My Sister Merab… (David, Jonathan) 00:00:58
9.   Act II Scene 2: Air: Such haughty Beauties (David) 00:04:56
10.   Act II Scene 2: Recitative: My Father comes (Jonathan) 00:00:16
11.   Act II Scene 3: Recitative: Hast thou obey'd my orders… Alas, my Father! (Saul, Jonathan) 00:00:40
12.   Act II Scene 3: Air: Sin not, O King, against the Youth (Jonathan) 00:01:59
13.   Act II Scene 3: Air: As Great Jehovah lives, I swear (Saul) 00:01:05
14.   Act II Scene 3: Air: From Cities storm'd, and Battles won (Jonathan) 00:02:00
15.   Act II Scene 4: Recitative: Appear, my Friend… No more imagine Danger (Jonathan, Saul) 00:00:36
16.   Act II Scene 4: Air: Your words, O King, my Loyal Heart (David) 00:01:06
17.   Act II Scene 4: Recitative: Yes, he shall wed my Daughter! (Saul) 00:01:06
18.   Act II Scene 5: Recitative: A Father's Will has authoriz'd my Love (Michal) 00:00:33
19.   Act II Scene 5: Duet: O Fairest of ten thousand fair (Michal, David) 00:00:43
20.   Act II Scene 5: Is there a Man, who all his Ways Directs (Chorus) 00:02:50
21.   Act II Scene 5: Symphony: Largo - Allegro - 00:01:38
22.   Act II Scene 5: Symphony: Gavotte 00:02:25
23.   Act II Scene 6: Recitative: Thy Father is as cruel, and as false (David) 00:06:47
24.   Act II Scene 6: Duet: At Persecution I can laugh (David, Michal) 00:02:25
25.   Act II Scene 7: Recitative: Whom dost thou seek… I seek for David (Michal, Doeg) 00:00:41
26.   Act II Scene 7: Air: No, no, let the Guilty tremble (Michal) 00:01:20
27.   Act II Scene 8: Recitative: Mean as he was, he is my Brother now (Merab) 00:00:51
28.   Act II Scene 8: Air: Author of Peace, who canst controll (Merab) 00:01:38
29.   Act II Scene 9: Symphony: Allegro 00:00:45
30.   Act II Scene 9: Accompagnato: The Time at length is come (Saul) 00:02:55
31.   Act II Scene 10: Recitative: Where is the Son of Jesse… He earnestly asked Leave (Saul, Jonathan) 00:01:18
32.   Act II Scene 10: O fatal Consequence (Chorus) 00:00:40


Disc 3

Handel, George Frideric
Jennens, Charles, lyricist(s)

  Saul, HWV 53
1.   Act III Scene 1: Accompagnato: Wretch that I am! (Saul) 00:02:19
2.   Act III Scene 1: Recitative and Accompagnato: 'Tis said, here lives a Woman (Saul) 00:00:50
3.   Act III Scene 2: Recitative: With me what would'st thou… I wou'd (Witch of Endor, Saul) 00:00:51
4.   Act III Scene 2: Air: Infernal Spirits, by wose Pow'r (Witch of Endor) 00:02:31
5.   Act III Scene 3: Accompagnato: Why hast thou force'd me from the Realm of Peace… O holy Prophet, holy Prophet! (Samuel, Saul) 00:03:17
6.   Act III Scene 3: Symphony: Allegro 00:00:41
7.   Act III Scene 4: Recitative: Whence com'st thou… Out of the Camp of Israel (David, Amalekite) 00:01:17
8.   Act III Scene 4: Air: Impious Wretch, of Race accurst! (David) 00:01:45
9.   Act III Scene 5: March: Grave 00:03:01
10.   Act III Scene 5: Mourn, Israel, mourn thy Beauty lost (Chorus) 00:02:35
11.   Act III Scene 5: Air: O let it not in Gath be heard (High Priest) 00:02:33
12.   Act III Scene 5: Air: From this unhappy Day (Merab) 00:02:35
13.   Act III Scene 5: Air: Brave Jonathan his Bow ne'er drew (David) 00:02:17
14.   Act III Scene 5: Eagles were not so swift as they (Chorus) 00:00:21
15.   Act III Scene 5: Air: In sweetest Harmony they liv'd (Michal) 00:05:14
16.   Act III Scene 5: O fatal Day! How low the Mighty lie! (David, Chorus) 00:04:57
17.   Act III Scene 5: Air: Ye men of Judah, weep no more (High Priest) 00:01:43
18.   Act III Scene 5: Gird on thy Sword, thou Man of Might (Chorus) 00:05:37

Total Playing Time: 02:51:08






Composer(s):
Handel, George Frideric

Lyricist(s):
Jennens, Charles

Conductor(s):
Martini, Joachim Carlos

Orchestra(s):
Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra

Choir(s):
Junge Kantorei

Artist(s):
Beekman, Marcel; Cordier, David; MacLeod, Stephan; McFadden, Claron; Schlick, Barbara; Schoch, Knut; Schwarz, Gotthold

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Sacred

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 8.554361-63

Barcode: 0636943436127

Physical Release: 11/1998

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