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HANDEL: Solomon, HWV 67


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HANDEL: Solomon, HWV 67

Disc 1

Handel, George Frideric

  Solomon, HWV 67
1.   Part I: Overture 00:03:41
2.   Part I: Allegro 00:02:31
3.   Part I Scene 1: Your harps and cymbals sound (Chorus of Priests) 00:03:39
4.   Part I Scene 1: Air: Praise ye the Lord (Levite) 00:04:44
5.   Part I Scene 1: With pious hearts (Chorus of Priests) 00:04:26
6.   Part I Scene 1: Accompagnato: Almighty pow'r! (Solomon) 00:02:27
7.   Part I Scene 1: Recitative: Imperial Solomon (Zadok) 00:00:44
8.   Part I Scene 1: Air: Sacred raptures (Zadok) 00:04:16
9.   Part I Scene 1: Throughout the land Jehovah's praise (Chorus of Israelites) 00:03:11
10.   Part I Scene 1: Recitative: Bless'd be the Lord (Solomon) 00:00:24
11.   Part I Scene 1: Air: What tho' I trace (Solomon) 00:05:52
12.   Part I Scene 2: Recitative: And see my Queen (Solomon) 00:00:45
13.   Part I Scene 2: Air: Bless'd the day (Queen) 00:05:11
14.   Part I Scene 2: Recitative: Thou fair inhabitant of Nile (Solomon, Queen) 00:00:39
15.   Part I Scene 2: Duet: Welcome as the dawn of day (Solomon, Queen) 00:03:29
16.   Part I Scene 2: Recitative: Vain are the transient beauties (Zadok) 00:00:40
17.   Part I Scene 2: Air: Indulge thy faith (Zadok) 00:02:44
18.   Part I Scene 2: Recitative: My blooming fair (Solomon) 00:00:14
19.   Part I Scene 2: Air: Haste to the cedar grove (Solomon) 00:03:07
20.   Part I Scene 2: Recitative: When thou art absent from my sight (Queen) 00:00:12
21.   Part I Scene 2: Air: With thee th'unshelter'd moor I tread (Queen) 00:02:08
22.   Part I Scene 2: Recitative: Search round the world (Zadok) 00:00:17
23.   Part I Scene 2: May no rash intruder (Chorus) 00:03:16
24.   Part II Scene 1: From the censer curling rise (Chorus) 00:05:21
25.   Part II Scene 1: Recitative: Prais'd be the Lord (Solomon) 00:01:07
26.   Part II Scene 1: Air: When the sun o'er yonder hills (Solomon) 00:04:40
27.   Part II Scene 1: Recitative: Great prince (Levite) 00:00:28
28.   Part II Scene 1: Air: Thrice bless'd that wise discerning king (Levite) 00:03:17
29.   Part II Scene 2: Recitative: My sovereign liege, two women stand (Attendant, Solomon, First Woman) 00:02:05
30.   Part II Scene 2: Air and Trio: Words are weak to paint my Fears (First Woman, Second Woman, Solomon) 00:05:30

Disc 2

Handel, George Frideric

  Solomon, HWV 67
1.   Part II Scene 3: Recitative: What says the other (Solomon, Second Woman) 00:01:23
2.   Part II Scene 3: Air: Thy sentence, great king (Second Woman) 00:02:07
3.   Part II Scene 3: Recitative: Withhold the executing hand (First Woman) 00:00:14
4.   Part II Scene 3: Air: Can I see my infant gor'd (First Woman) 00:04:49
5.   Part II Scene 3: Accompagnato: Israel, attend (Solomon) 00:02:01
6.   Part II Scene 3: Duet: Thrice bless'd be the king (First Woman, Solomon) 00:03:41
7.   Part II Scene 3: From the east unto the west (Chorus of Israelites) 00:02:39
8.   Part II Scene 3: Recitative: From morn to eve (Zadok) 00:00:25
9.   Part II Scene 3: Air: See the tall Palm (Zadok) 00:05:09
10.   Part II Scene 3: Recitative: No more shall armed bands (First Woman) 00:00:18
11.   Part II Scene 3: Air: Beneath the vine (First Woman) 00:06:29
12.   Part II Scene 3: Swell the full chorus (Chorus of Priests) 00:02:37
13.   Part III: Sinfonia, "Arrival of the Queen of Sheba" 00:03:06
14.   Part III: Recitative: From Arabia's spicy shores (Queen of Sheba, Solomon) 00:01:12
15.   Part III: Air: Ev'ry sight these eyes behold (Queen of Sheba) 00:04:20
16.   Part III: Recitative: Sweep the string (Solomon) 00:00:16
17.   Part III: Air and Chorus: Music, spread thy voice around (Solomon, Chorus) 00:02:52
18.   Part III: Air and Chorus: Now a diff'rent measure try (Solomon, Chorus) 00:01:51
19.   Part III: Recitative: Then at once (Solomon) 00:00:38
20.   Part III: Draw the tear from hopeless love (Chorus) 00:02:23
21.   Part III: Recitative: Next the tortur'd soul release (Solomon) 00:00:21
22.   Part III: Air and Chorus: Thus rolling surges rise (Solomon) 00:02:53
23.   Part III: Recitative: Thy Harmony's divine (Queen of Sheba) 00:01:05
24.   Part III: Air: Pious king, and virtuous queen (Levite) 00:02:50
25.   Part III: Recitative: Thrice happy king (Zadok) 00:00:48
26.   Part III: Air: Golden columns, fair and bright (Zadok) 00:02:57
27.   Part III: Praise the Lord (Chorus) 00:04:48
28.   Part III: Recitative: Gold now is common (Solomon) 00:00:26
29.   Part III: Air: How green our fertile pastures look (Solomon) 00:02:11
30.   Part III: Recitative: May peace in Salem ever dwell (Queen of Sheba) 00:00:43
31.   Part III: Air: Will the sun forget to streak (Queen of Sheba) 00:05:50
32.   Part III: Recitative: Adieu, fair queen (Solomon) 00:00:25
33.   Part III: Duet: Ev'ry joy, that wisdom knows (Solomon, Queen of Sheba) 00:02:42
34.   Part III: The name of the wicked (Chorus) 00:02:34

Total Playing Time: 02:40:08

Handel, George Frideric

Martini, Joachim Carlos

Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra

Junge Kantorei

Schoch, Knut; Scholl, Elisabeth; Vieweg, Matthias; Wemyss, Nicola; Wolak, Ewa

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Sacred

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 8.557574-75

Barcode: 747313257423

Physical Release: 07/2006

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