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HANDEL, G.F.: Jephtha [Oratorio] (Biondi)


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HANDEL, G.F.: Jephtha [Oratorio] (Biondi)

Disc 1

Handel, George Frideric
Morell, Thomas, lyricist(s)

  Jephtha, HWV 70
1.   Overture 00:05:03
2.   Menuet 00:01:23
3.   Act I Scene 1: Accompagnato: It must be so, or these vile Ammonites (Zebul) 00:01:37
4.   Act I Scene 1: Air: Pour forth no more unheeded prayr's (Zebul) 00:04:56
5.   Act I Scene 1: No more to Ammon's god and king (Chorus) 00:03:06
6.   Act I Scene 2: Recitative: But Jephtha comes (Zebul, Jephtha) 00:00:56
7.   Act I Scene 2: Air: Virtue my soul shall still embrace (Jephtha) 00:04:01
8.   Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Twill be a painful separation, Jephtha (Storge) 00:00:33
9.   Act I Scene 2: Air: In gentle murmurs will I mourn (Storge) 00:04:30
10.   Act I Scene 3: Recitative: Happy this embassy, my charming Iphis (Hamor) 00:00:46
11.   Act I Scene 3: Air: Dull delay, in piercing anguish (Hamor) 00:02:37
12.   Act I Scene 3: Recitative: Ill suits the voice of love (Iphis) 00:00:29
13.   Act I Scene 3: Air: Take the heart you fondly gave (Iphis) 00:03:08
14.   Act I Scene 3: Recitative: I go, my soul, inspir'd by thy command (Hamor) 00:00:27
15.   Act I Scene 3: Duet: These labours past, how happy we (Iphis, Hamor) 00:04:25
16.   Act I Scene 4: Recitative: What mean these doubtful fancies of the brain (Jephtha) 00:02:23
17.   Act I Scene 4: O God, behold our sore distress (Chorus) 00:04:49
18.   Act I Scene 5: Recitative: Some dire event hangs o'er our heads (Storge) 00:00:31
19.   Act I Scene 5: Air: Scenes of horror, scenes of woe (Storge) 00:03:57
20.   Act I Scene 6: Recitative: Say, my dear mother, whence these piercing cries (Iphis, Storge) 00:00:55
21.   Act I Scene 6: Air: The smiling dawn of happy days (Iphis) 00:02:00
22.   Act I Scene 7: Recitative: Such, Jephtha, was the haughty king's reply (Zebul, Jephtha) 00:00:36
23.   Act I Scene 7: When his loud voice in thunder spoke (Chorus) 00:04:04
24.   Act II Scene 1: Recitative: Glad tidings of great joy to thee, dear Iphis (Hamor) 00:01:20
25.   Act II Scene 1: Cherub and Seraphim, unbodied forms (Chorus) 00:03:34
26.   Act II Scene 1: Air: Up the dreadful steep ascending (Hamor) 00:04:56
27.   Act II Scene 1: Recitative: Tis well. Haste, haste, ye maidens (Iphis) 00:00:23
28.   Act II Scene 1: Air: Tune the soft melodious lute (Iphis) 00:03:36
29.   Act II Scene 2: Recitative: Heav'n smiles once more on his repentant people (Jephtha) 00:00:41
30.   Act II Scene 2: Air: His mighty arm, with sudden blow (Jephtha) 00:05:19
31.   Act II Scene 2: In glory high, in might serene (Chorus) 00:02:48

Disc 2

Handel, George Frideric
Morell, Thomas, lyricist(s)

  Jephtha, HWV 70
1.   Act II Scene 3: Symphony 00:00:46
2.   Act II Scene 3: Hail, glorious conqueror! (Iphis) 00:00:24
3.   Act II Scene 3: Air and Chorus: Welcome, as the cheerful light … Welcome thou, whose deeds conspire (Iphis, Chorus) 00:02:04
4.   Act II Scene 3: Recitative: Horror! Confusion! (Jephtha) 00:00:28
5.   Act II Scene 3: Air: Open thy marble jaws, O tomb (Jephtha) 00:03:08
6.   Act II Scene 3: Recitative: Why is my brother thus afflicted (Zebul, Jephtha) 00:01:13
7.   Act II Scene 3: Accompagnato and Arioso: First perish thou, and perish all the world! - Let other creatures (Storge) 00:02:07
8.   Act II Scene 3: Recitative: If such thy cruel purpose, lo, your friend (Hamor) 00:00:25
9.   Act II Scene 3: Air: On me let blind mistaken zeal (Hamor) 00:01:54
10.   Act II Scene 3: Quartet: O spare your daughter! (Storge, Hamor, Jephtha, Zebul) 00:01:58
11.   Act II Scene 4: Recitative: Such news flies swift (Iphis) 00:01:28
12.   Act II Scene 4: Air: Happy they! (Iphis) 00:03:06
13.   Act II Scene 4: Accompagnato: Deeper and deeper still, thy goodness, child (Jephtha) 00:03:02
14.   Act II Scene 4: How dark, O Lord, are thy decrees! (Chorus) 00:08:31
15.   Act III Scene 1: Arioso: Hide thou thy hated beams (Jephtha) 00:02:21
16.   Act III Scene 1: Air: Waft her, angels, through the skies (Jephtha) 00:04:32
17.   Act III Scene 1: Accompagnato: Ye sacred priests, whose hands ne’er yet were stain'd (Iphis) 00:00:39
18.   Act III Scene 1: Air: Farewell, ye limpid springs and floods (Iphis) 00:05:25
19.   Act III Scene 1: Doubtful fear and reverend awe (Chorus) 00:03:16
20.   Act III Scene 1: Symphony 00:01:15
21.   Act III Scene 1: Recitative: Rise, Jephtha, and ye rev’rend priests, withhold (Angel) 00:01:15
22.   Act III Scene 1: Air: Happy, Iphis, shalt thou live (Angel) 00:04:00
23.   Act III Scene 1: Arioso: For ever blessed be Thy holy name (Jephtha) 00:01:00
24.   Act III Scene 1: Theme sublime of endless praise (Chorus) 00:04:00
25.   Act III Scene 2: Recitative: Let me congratulate, this happy turn (Zebul) 00:00:32
26.   Act III Scene 2: Air: Laud her, all ye virgin train (Zebul) 00:02:05
27.   Act III Scene 2: Recitative: O let me fold thee in a mother's arms (Storge) 00:00:19
28.   Act III Scene 2: Air: Sweet as sight to the blind (Storge) 00:02:09
29.   Act III Scene 2: Recitative: With transport, Iphis, I behold thy safety (Hamor) 00:00:32
30.   Act III Scene 2: Recitative: With transport… - Aria: 'Tis Heaven's all ruling power… (Hamor) 00:04:51
31.   Act III Scene 2: Recitative: My faithful Hamor, may that Providence (Iphis) 00:00:23
32.   Act III Scene 2: Quintet: All that is in Hamor mine (Iphis, Hamor, Storge, Jephtha, Zebul) 00:03:46
33.   Act III Scene 2: Ye house of Gilead, with one voice (Chorus) 00:03:58
34.   Applause 00:00:47

Total Playing Time: 02:37:28

Handel, George Frideric

Morell, Thomas

Biondi, Fabio

Stavanger Symphony Orchestra


Collegium Vocale Gent

Gilchrist, James; Jansson, Elisabeth; Julsrud, Mona; Kielland, Marianne Beate; Rapp, Elizabeth; Stensvold, havard

Label: BIS

Genre: Choral - Sacred

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: BIS-CD-1864

Barcode: 7318590018644

Physical Release: 2011

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