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HANDEL, G.F.: Messiah (Sutherland, Bumbry, McKellar, Ward, London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Boult)


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HANDEL, G.F.: Messiah (Sutherland, Bumbry, McKellar, Ward, London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Boult)



Disc 1

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

  Messiah, HWV 56
1.   Part I: Sinfonia 00:05:09
2.   Part I: Recitative: Comfort ye my people (Tenor) 00:03:38
3.   Part I: Aria: Every valley shall be exalted (Tenor) 00:03:34
4.   Part I: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed (Chorus) 00:03:12
5.   Part I: Recitative: Thus saith the Lord (Bass) 00:02:02
6.   Part I: Aria: But who may abide the day of His coming (Alto) 00:05:02
7.   Part I: And He shall purify the sons of Levi (Chorus) 00:02:45
8.   Part I: Recitative: Behold, a virgin shall conceive (Alto) - Aria: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Alto) - O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Chorus) 00:07:22
9.   Part I: Recitative: For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (Bass) 00:02:32
10.   Part I: Aria: The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light (Bass) 00:04:49
11.   Part I: For unto a child is born (Chorus) 00:04:26
12.   Part I: Pifa 00:03:34
13.   Part I: Recitative: There were shepherds (Soprano) - And lo, the angel of the Lord (Soprano) - And the angel said unto them (Soprano) - And suddenly there was with the angel (Soprano) 00:02:04
14.   Part I: Glory to God in the highest (Chorus) 00:02:11
15.   Part I: Aria: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Soprano) 00:04:41
16.   Part I: Recitative: Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened (Alto) - Aria: He shall feed His flock like a shepherd 00:06:46
17.   Part I: His yoke is easy, His burthen is light (Chorus) 00:02:38


Disc 2

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

  Messiah, HWV 56
1.   Part II: Behold the Lamb of God (Chorus) 00:03:42
2.   Part II: Aria: He was despised and rejected of men (Alto) 00:12:23
3.   Part II: Surely, He hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows (Chorus) 00:02:29
4.   Part II: And with His stripes we are healed (Chorus) 00:02:34
5.   Part II: All we like sheep have gone astray (Chorus) 00:04:25
6.   Part II: Recitative: All they that see Him Laugh Him to scorn (Tenor) - He trusted in God that He would deliver Him (Chorus) 00:03:14
7.   Part II: Recitative: Thy rebuke hath broken His heart (Tenor) 00:02:24
8.   Part II: Arioso: Behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto His sorrow! (Tenor) 00:01:47
9.   Part II: Recitative: He was cut off out of the land of the living (Tenor) - Aria: But thou didst not leave His soul in Hell (Tenor) 00:02:59
10.   Part II: Lift up your heads (Chorus) 00:03:31
11.   Part II: Recitative: Unto which of the angels said He at any time (Tenor) - Let all the angels of God worship Him (Chorus) 00:02:08
12.   Part II: Aria: Thou art gone up high (Alto) 00:03:03
13.   Part II: The Lord gave the word (Chorus) 00:01:48
14.   Part II: Duet: How beautiful are the feet of Him that bringeth glad tidings of salvation (Soprano, Alto) 00:02:39
15.   Part II: Their sound is gone out into all lands (Chorus) 00:01:43
16.   Part II: Aria: Why do the nations so furiously rage together (Bass) 00:02:54
17.   Part II: Let us break their bonds asunder (Chorus) 00:01:50
18.   Part II: Recitative: He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn (Tenor) - Aria: Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron (Tenor) 00:02:26
19.   Part II: Hallelujah! (Chorus) 00:04:41


Disc 3

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

  Messiah, HWV 56
1.   Part III: Aria: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Soprano) 00:07:11
2.   Part III: Since by man came death (Chorus) 00:02:21
3.   Part III: Recitative: Behold, I tell you a mystery (Bass) - Aria: The trumpet shall sound (Bass) 00:09:11
4.   Part III: Recitative: Then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written (Alto) - Duet: O Death, where is thy sting (Alto, Tenor) - But thanks be to God (Chorus) 00:04:30
5.   Part III: Aria: If God be for us, who can be against us (Soprano) 00:04:52
6.   Part III: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain (Chorus) - Amen (Chorus) 00:09:19

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

  Jephtha, HWV 70: Hide thou thy hated beams - Waft her, angels
7.   Jephtha, HWV 70: Hide thou thy hated beams - Waft her, angels 00:08:38
  Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63 (excerpts)
8.   Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Thanks to my brethren - How vain is man 00:07:22
9.   Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: My arms - Sound an alarm 00:04:00

Handel, George Frideric
Hamilton, Newburgh, lyricist(s)

  Samson, HWV 57: With plaintive notes
10.   Samson, HWV 57: With plaintive notes 00:05:12
11.   Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright seraphim 00:05:55

Total Playing Time: 03:17:36






Composer(s):
Handel, George Frideric

Lyricist(s):
Bible - New Testament; Hamilton, Newburgh; Morell, Thomas

Conductor(s):
Bonynge, Richard; Boult, Adrian; Molinari-Pradelli, Francesco

Orchestra(s):
London Symphony Orchestra; New Symphony Orchestra of London; Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden

Choir(s):
London Symphony Chorus; Royal Opera Chorus

Artist(s):
Bumbry, Grace; Dilley, Harry; McKellar, Kenneth; Sutherland, Joan; Ward, David

Label: Newton Classics

Genre: Choral - Sacred; Vocal

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: NC8802032

Barcode: 8718247710324

Distribution Note(s):

Only available on CD. Not available for streaming


Physical Release: 11/2010

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