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HANDEL: Gideon



Disc 1

Handel, George Frideric
Smith, J. Christopher, arranger(s)

  Gideon (compiled by J. C. Smith)
1.   Part 1: Ouverture 00:03:57
2.   Part 1: Menuet 00:02:22
3.   Part 1: Recitative - Forth from the swarming East 00:01:06
4.   Part 1: Soli and Chorus - Comfort us, O Lord 00:03:15
5.   Part 1: Recitative - A man, a prophet 00:00:17
6.   Part 1: Accompagnato - No wonder, that ye fly 00:00:35
7.   Part 1: Air - Trembling with horror 00:03:03
8.   Part 1: Soli and Chorus - Lord, we seek thy blessing 00:03:00
9.   Part 1: Recitative - Westward from reverend Jordan's silver stream 00:00:44
10.   Part 1: Accompagnato: By doubt and shame 00:01:12
11.   Part 1: Air - Rise with furious Emulation 00:04:06
12.   Part 1: Recitative - As thus he sung 00:00:46
13.   Part 1: Air - Thou light of Israel 00:03:01
14.   Part 1: Accompagnato - Let the command suffice 00:00:52
15.   Part 1: Recitative - He said, and gently stretching out 00:00:59
16.   Part 1: Solo and Chorus - Immortal God, whose hand 00:01:39
17.   Part 1: Recitative - A Midian prince 00:00:31
18.   Part 1: Air - Mighty Belus, Midian's glory! 00:04:29
19.   Part 1: Recitative - This done, he with a chosen party went 00:00:59
20.   Part 1: Air - 'Tis time, my sons' 00:02:00
21.   Part 1: Recitative - Forth from the town 00:00:39
22.   Part 1: Duet - Sweet is conquest disapproving 00:02:44
23.   Part 1: Trio - Like a bright cherub 00:01:57
24.   Part 1: Recitative - Then bowing mild 00:00:56
25.   Part 1: Air - May kind angels still attend thee 00:06:35
26.   Part 1: Recitative - And thus the choral band 00:00:10
27.   Part 1: Chorus - Hail, enlivener of our cause! 00:02:16
28.   Part 2: Recitative - Triumphant to the town 00:00:52
29.   Part 2: Air - How sweet the rose 00:01:54
30.   Part 2: Soli and Chorus - Great Jehovah 00:02:52
31.   Part 2: Recitative - Th'assembly rose 00:00:58
32.   Part 2: Air - Israel's guardian, sole creator! 00:01:08
33.   Part 2: Recitative - Silent he march'd 00:00:54
34.   Part 2: Air - Hark, how the winds around 00:03:08
35.   Part 2: Chorus - Destroy these idols 00:01:59
36.   Part 2: Recitative - Gideon, preparing now 00:00:18
37.   Part 2: Accompagnato & Recitative - Not these imperfect rites 00:01:20
38.   Part 2: Air - O glorious mortal 00:05:54


Disc 2

Handel, George Frideric
Smith, J. Christopher, arranger(s)

  Gideon (compiled by J. C. Smith)
1.   Part 2: Recitative - At morn rose Baal's Priest 00:01:27
2.   Part 2: Accompagnato - No more thus loud 00:00:32
3.   Part 2: Trio - From the mountain's brow 00:01:27
4.   Part 2: Recitative - Here had contention drawn 00:00:44
5.   Part 2: Air - Sons of Israel, let not frenzy 00:04:19
6.   Part 2: Recitative - The priest still beats his breast 00:00:49
7.   Part 2: Air - Return! Tumultuous ruin shun! 00:03:34
8.   Part 2: Recitative - While yet he spake 00:00:25
9.   Part 2: Accompagnato - Furious revenge 00:01:28
10.   Part 2: Solo and Chorus - All glory be to thee, o Lord! 00:03:34
11.   Part 2: Recitative - Sudden the Priest of Baal 00:00:36
12.   Part 2: Solo and Chorus - Glorious patron! Glorious hero! 00:03:41
13.   Part 3: Recitative - Much I applaud, brave youth 00:00:48
14.   Part 3: Chorus - Let Jehovah by miracle confirm 00:04:04
15.   Part 3: Recitative - Now, while the multitude 00:00:18
16.   Part 3: Accompagnato - Thou sacred, high, unutterable Name! 00:00:53
17.   Part 3: Recitative - His pray'r was heard 00:00:13
18.   Part 3: Accompagnato - Once more, my God 00:00:49
19.   Part 3: Recitative - He spoke, and it was so 00:00:18
20.   Part 3: Soli and Chorus - Happy Nation 00:04:31
21.   Part 3: Recitative - Now each rous'd soldier 00:00:35
22.   Part 3: Air - Let the trumpet's sound inviting 00:04:21
23.   Part 3: Recitative - Let Gideon, our undaunted hero 00:00:14
24.   Part 3: Air - Tho' now fall'n, dismay'd 00:03:49
25.   Part 3: Recitative - Thanks to my countrymen 00:00:27
26.   Part 3: Air - From your idol gods returning 00:03:26
27.   Part 3: Recitative - Alarm'd by frequent 00:01:29
28.   Part 3: Air - In notes of joy we hail the happy day 00:06:46
29.   Part 3: Recitative - Ye sons of Israel 00:00:28
30.   Part 3: Air and Chorus - Sing and rejoyce! 00:03:31
31.   Part 3: Recitative - To meet the hero 00:00:37
32.   Part 3: Accompagnato - Ye see, that God 00:00:52
33.   Part 3: Duet - Sweet Peace, from Heav'n descending 00:07:19
34.   Part 3: Recitative - Our hearts their confidence 00:00:40
35.   Part 3: Soli and Chorus - Wondrous are thy works, O Lord! 00:07:25

Total Playing Time: 02:31:56






Composer(s):
Handel, George Frideric

Arranger(s):
Smith, J. Christopher

Conductor(s):
Martini, Joachim Carlos

Orchestra(s):
Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra

Choir(s):
Junge Kantorei

Artist(s):
Cordier, David; Hannigan, Barbara; MacLeod, Stephan; Perillo, Linda; Schoch, Knut; Wemyss, Nicola

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Sacred

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 8.557312-13

Barcode: 0747313231225

Physical Release: 05/2004

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