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HANDEL, G.F.: Messiah [Oratorio]


HANDEL, G.F.: Messiah [Oratorio]

Disc 1

Handel, George Frideric
Bible - New Testament, lyricist(s)

  Messiah, HWV 56
1.   Part I: Sinfonia 00:03:28
2.   Part I: Recitative: Comfort ye my people (Tenor) 00:03:08
3.   Part I: Aria: Every valley shall be exalted (Tenor) 00:03:20
4.   Part I: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed (Chorus) 00:02:25
5.   Part I: Recitative: Thus saith the Lord (Bass) 00:01:26
6.   Part I: Aria: But who may abide the day of His coming (Bass) 00:03:01
7.   Part I: And He shall purify the sons of Levi (Chorus) 00:02:21
8.   Part I: Recitative: Behold, a virgin shall conceive (Alto) - Song: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Alto, Chorus) 00:05:19
9.   Part I: Recitative: For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (Bass) 00:01:50
10.   Part I: Aria: The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light (Bass) 00:03:20
11.   Part I: For unto a child is born (Chorus) 00:03:44
12.   Part I: Pifa 00:00:51
13.   Part I: Recitative: There were shepherds abiding in the field (Soprano) - Recitative: And lo, the Angel of the Lord came upon them (Soprano) 00:00:37
14.   Part I: And the Angel said unto them… (Soprano) - Recitative: And suddenly there was with the Angel (Soprano) 00:00:55
15.   Part I: Glory to God (Chorus) 00:01:54
16.   Part I: Aria: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Soprano) 00:07:11
17.   Part I: Recitative: Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened (Soprano) 00:05:43
18.   Part I: His yoke is easy, His burthen is light (Chorus) 00:02:12
19.   Part II: Behold the Lamb of God (Chorus) 00:02:34
20.   Part II: Aria: He was despised and rejected of men (Alto) 00:10:10
21.   Part II: Surely, He hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows (Chorus) 00:01:33
22.   Part II: And with His stripes we are healed (Chorus) 00:01:50
23.   Part II: All we like sheep have gone astray (Chorus) 00:03:36

Disc 2

Handel, George Frideric
Bible - New Testament, lyricist(s)

  Messiah, HWV 56
1.   Part II: Recitative: All they that see Him Laugh Him to scorn (Tenor) 00:00:40
2.   Part II: He trusted in God that He would deliver Him (Chorus) 00:02:05
3.   Part II: Recitative: Thy rebuke hath broken His heart (Tenor) 00:01:50
4.   Part II: Arioso: Behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto His sorrow! (Tenor) 00:01:23
5.   Part II: Recitative: He was cut off out of the land of the living (Tenor) 00:00:17
6.   Part II: Aria: But thou didst not leave His soul in Hell (Tenor) 00:02:29
7.   Part II: Lift up your heads (Chorus) 00:02:49
8.   Part II: Recitative: Unto which of the angels said He at any time (Tenor) - Let all the angels of God worship Him (Chorus) 00:01:36
9.   Part II: Aria: Thou art gone up high (bass) 00:02:51
10.   Part II: The Lord gave the word (Chorus) 00:00:59
11.   Part II: How beautiful are the feet of Him that bringeth glad tidings of salvation (Soprano) 00:04:57
12.   Part II: Aria: Why do the nations so furiosly rage together (Bass) 00:02:44
13.   Part II: Let us break their bonds asunder (Chorus) 00:01:51
14.   Part II: Recitative: He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn (Tenor) - Song: Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron (Tenor) 00:02:07
15.   Part II: Hallelujah! (Chorus) 00:03:32
16.   Part III: Aria: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Soprano) 00:06:28
17.   Part III: Since by man came death (Chorus) 00:01:53
18.   Part III: Recitative: Behold, I tell you a mystery (Bass) 00:00:38
19.   Part III: Aria: The trumpet shall sound (Bass) 00:09:02
20.   Part III: Recitative: Then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written (Allto) - Duet: O Death, where is thy sting (alto, Tenor) 00:02:00
21.   Part III: But thanks be to God (Chorus) 00:02:07
22.   Part III: Aria: If God be for us, who can be against us (Soprano) 00:04:11
23.   Part III: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain (Chorus) 00:06:25

Total Playing Time: 02:17:22

Handel, George Frideric

Bible - New Testament

Thomas, Jeffrey

American Bach Soloists Orchestra

American Bach Soloists Choir

Sharp, William; Taylor, Daniel; Tharp, Steven; Zukerman, Arianna

Label: Delos

Genre: Choral - Sacred

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: DE3360

Barcode: 013491336022

Physical Release: 2005

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