G. F. Handel Handel: Messiah / Athalia / Esther / La Resurrezione

Handel: Messiah / Athalia / Esther / La
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Format: CD  (8 Discs)
Item:  DCA 000529602

CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 8
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2005
  • Label: Decca

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • Buy for $1.291.Part 1. No. 1. Sinfony
  • Buy for $1.292.Part 1. No. 2. Recitative. Comfort ye my people / No. 3. Song. Every valley shall be exalted
  • Buy for $1.293.Part 1. No. 4. Chorus. and the glory of the Lord
  • Buy for $1.294.Part 1. No. 5. Recitative. Thus saith the Lord / No. 6. Song. But who may abide the day of his comi
  • Buy for $1.295.Part 1. No. 7. Chorus. and he shall purify
  • Buy for $1.296.Part 1. No. 8. Recitative. Behold, a virgin shall conceive / No. 9. Song. O thou that tellest good
  • Buy for $1.297.Part 1. No. 10. Recitative. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth / No. 11. Song. The people t
  • Buy for $1.298.Part 1. No. 12. Chorus. For unto us a child is born
  • Buy for $1.299.Part 1. No. 13. Pifa
  • Buy for $1.2910.Part 1. No. 14a. Recitative. There were shepherds, abiding in the field / No. 14b. Recitative. and
  • Buy for $1.2911.Part 1. No. 18. Song. Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion
  • Buy for $1.2912.Part 1. No. 19. Recitative. Then shall the eyes of the blind / No. 20. Song. He shall feed his floc
  • Buy for $1.2913.Part 1. No. 21. Chorus. His yoke is easy, and his burden is light
  • Buy for $1.2914.Part 2. No. 22. Chorus. Behold the Lamb of God
  • 15.Part 2. No. 23. Song. He was despised

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • Buy for $1.291.Part 2. No. 24. Chorus. Surely he hath borne our griefs / No. 25. Chorus. and with His stripes we a
  • Buy for $1.292.Part 2. No. 26. Chorus. All we like sheep have gone astray
  • Buy for $1.293.Part 2. No. 27. Recitative. All they that see him laugh him to scorn / No. 28. Chorus. He trusted i
  • Buy for $1.294.Part 2. No. 29. Recitative. Thy rebuke hath broken his heart / No. 30. Song. Behold and see if ther
  • Buy for $1.295.Part 2. No. 32. Song. But thou didst not leave his soul in hell
  • Buy for $1.296.Part 2. No. 33. Chorus. Lift up your heads, o ye gates
  • Buy for $1.297.Part 2. No. 34. Recitative. Unto which of the angels said he at any time / No. 35. Chorus. Let all
  • Buy for $1.298.Part 2. No. 36. Song. Thou art gone up on high
  • Buy for $1.299.Part 2. No. 37. Chorus. The Lord gave the word
  • 10.Part 2. No. 38. Song. How beautiful are the feet
  • Buy for $1.2911.Part 2. No. 39. Chorus. Their sound is gone out
  • Buy for $1.2912.Part 2. No. 40. Song. Why do the nations so furiously rage together? / No. 41. Chorus. Let us break
  • Buy for $1.2913.Part 2. No. 42. Recitative. He that dwelleth in heaven / No. 43. Song. Thou shalt break them
  • Buy for $1.2914.Part 3. No. 45. Song. I know that my redeemer liveth
  • Buy for $1.2915.Part 3. No. 46. Chorus. Since by man came death
  • Buy for $1.2916.Part 3. No. 47. Recitative. Behold, I tell you a mystery / No. 48. Song. The trumpet shall sound
  • Buy for $1.2917.Part 3. No. 49. Recitative. Then shall be brought to pass / No. 50. Duet. O Death, where is thy sti
  • Buy for $1.2918.Part 3. No. 51. Chorus. But thanks be to God
  • Buy for $1.2919.Part 3. No. 52. Song. If God be for us
  • Buy for $1.2920.Part 3. No. 53. Chorus. Worthy is the lamb that was slain
  • Buy for $1.2921.Part 3. No. 54. Chorus. Amen

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • Buy for $1.291.Act 1. Scene 1. Sinfonia
  • Buy for $1.292.Act 1. Scene 1. Aria. Blooming virgins, spotless train
  • Buy for $1.293.Act 1. Scene 1. Chorus. The rising world Jehovah crown'd
  • Buy for $1.294.Act 1. Scene 1. Solo; Chorus. Tyrants would in impious throngs
  • Buy for $1.295.Act 1. Scene 1. Recitative. When he is in his wrath reveal'd
  • Buy for $1.296.Act 1. Scene 2. Recitative. Your sacred songs awhile forbear
  • Buy for $1.297.Act 1. Scene 3. Recitative. What scenes of horror round me rise!
  • Buy for $1.298.Act 1. Scene 3. Chorus. The gods, who chosen blessings shed
  • Buy for $1.299.Act 1. Scene 3. Chorus. Cheer her, o Baal
  • Buy for $1.2910.Act 1. Scene 3. Aria. Gentle airs, melodious strains!
  • Buy for $1.2911.Act 1. Scene 3. Aria. Softest sounds no more can ease me
  • Buy for $1.2912.Act 1. Scene 3. Chorus. The traitor if you there descry / Scene 4. Recitative. My Josabeth! the gra
  • Buy for $1.2913.Act 1. Scene 4. Aria. Faithful cares in vain extended
  • Buy for $1.2914.Act 1. Scene 4. Aria. Gloomy tyrants, we disdain

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • Buy for $1.291.Act 2. Scene 1. Chorus. The mighty pow'r
  • Buy for $1.292.Act 2. Scene 1. Aria. Through the land so lovely blessing
  • Buy for $1.293.Act 2. Scene 1. Aria. Ah, canst thou but prove me! / Scene 2. Recitative. Confusion to my thoughts!
  • Buy for $1.294.Act 2. Scene 2. Aria. Will God, whose mercies ever flow
  • Buy for $1.295.Act 2. Scene 2. Aria. My vengeance awakes me
  • Buy for $1.296.Act 2. Scene 2. Duet. My spirits fail, I faint, I die! / Scene 3. Recitative. Dear Josabeth
  • Buy for $1.297.Act 2. Scene 3. Duet. Cease thy anguish, smile once more
  • Buy for $1.298.Act 2. Scene 3. Chorus. The clouded scene begins to clear
  • Buy for $1.299.Act 3. Scene 1. Recitative. What sacred horrors shake my breast!
  • Buy for $1.2910.Act 3. Scene 1. Chorus. Unfold, great seer, what heav'n imparts
  • Buy for $1.2911.Act 3. Scene 1. Recitative. Let harmony breathe soft around
  • Buy for $1.2912.Act 3. Scene 1. Chorus. With firm united hearts / Scene 2. Recitative.
  • Buy for $1.2913.Act 3. Scene 2. Aria. O princess, I approach thee / Scene 3. Recitative. Soothing tyrant, falsely s
  • Buy for $1.2914.Act 3. Scene 4. Chorus. O bold seducer, art thou there?
  • Buy for $1.2915.Act 3. Scene 4. Aria. Around let acclamations ring
  • Buy for $1.2916.Act 3. Scene 4. Aria. Oppression, no longer I dread thee
  • Buy for $1.2917.Act 3. Scene 4. Aria. To darkness eternal
  • Buy for $1.2918.Act 3. Scene the last. Duet. Now, Josabeth, thy fears are o'er!
  • Buy for $1.2919.Act 3. Scene the last. Chorus. Give glory to his awful name

Tracks on Disc 5:

  • Buy for $1.291.Scene 1. Ouverture / Recitative. Tis greater far to spare
  • Buy for $1.292.Scene 1. Aria. Pluck root and branch from out the land
  • Buy for $1.293.Scene 1. Chorus. Shall we the God of Israel fear?
  • Buy for $1.294.Scene 2. Aria. Tune your harps to cheerful strains
  • Buy for $1.295.Scene 2. Chorus. Shall we of servitude complain
  • Buy for $1.296.Scene 2. Aria. Praise the Lord with cheerful noise
  • Buy for $1.297.Scene 2. Aria. Sing songs of praise, bow down the knee / Scene 3. Recitative. How have our sins prov
  • Buy for $1.298.Scene 3. Chorus. Ye sons of Israel mourn
  • Buy for $1.299.Scene 3. Aria. O Jordan, Jordan, sacred tide / Scene 4. Recitative. Why sits that sorrow on thy bro
  • Buy for $1.2910.Scene 4. Aria. Dread not, righteous Queen, the danger
  • Buy for $1.2911.Scene 4. Aria. Tears assist me, pity moving
  • Buy for $1.2912.Scene 4. Chorus. Save us, o Lord

Tracks on Disc 6:

  • Buy for $1.291.Scene 5. Recitative. Who dares intrude into our presence
  • Buy for $1.292.Scene 5. Duet. Who calls my parting soul from death? Awake, my soul, my life, my breath!
  • Buy for $1.293.Scene 5. Aria. O beauteous Queen / Recitative. If I find favour in thy sight
  • Buy for $1.294.Scene 5. Aria. How can I stay when love invites
  • Buy for $1.295.Scene 5. Chorus. Virtue, truth and innocence
  • Buy for $1.296.Scene 5. Arioso. Jehovah, crown'd with glory bright / Chorus. He comes, he comes to end our woes /
  • Buy for $1.297.Scene 6. Arioso. Turn not, o Queen, thy face away
  • Buy for $1.298.Scene 6. Aria. Flatt'ring tongue, no more I hear thee! / Recitative. Guards, seize the traitor
  • Buy for $1.299.Scene 6. Aria. How art thou fall'n from thy height!
  • 10.Scene 6. Chorus. The Lord our enemy has slain / Chorus. For ever blessed be thy holy name / Solo. L

Tracks on Disc 7:

  • Buy for $1.291.Part 1. Scene 2. Piangete, sAª, piangete
  • Buy for $1.292.Part 1. Scene 2. Dolci chiodi, amate spine
  • Buy for $1.293.Part 1. Scene 2. Quando A" parto dell'affetto
  • Buy for $1.294.Part 1. Scene 2. Naufragando va per l'onde
  • Buy for $1.295.Part 1. Scene 2. CosAª la tortorella
  • Buy for $1.296.Part 1. Scene 2. Ho un non so che nel cor
  • Buy for $1.297.Part 1. Scene 3. Il nume vincitor
  • Buy for $1.298.Part 1. Sonata
  • Buy for $1.299.Part 1. Scene 1. Disserratevi, o porte d'Averno
  • Buy for $1.2910.Part 1. Scene 1. Qual'insolita luca
  • Buy for $1.2911.Part 1. Scene 1. Ma che veggio?
  • Buy for $1.2912.Part 1. Scene 1. D'amor fu consiglio
  • Buy for $1.2913.Part 1. Scene 1. O voi, dell'Erebo
  • Buy for $1.2914.Part 1. Scene 2. Notte, notte funesta

Tracks on Disc 8:

  • Buy for $1.291.Part 2. Introduzione
  • Buy for $1.292.Part 2. Scene 1. Ecco il sol, ch'esce dal mare
  • Buy for $1.293.Part 2. Scene 2. Risorga il mondo
  • Buy for $1.294.Part 2. Scene 2. Di rabbia indarno freme
  • Buy for $1.295.Part 2. Scene 2. Per celare il nuovo scorno
  • Buy for $1.296.Part 2. Scene 2. Impedirlo saprAý
  • Buy for $1.297.Part 2. Scene 3. Per me giAÿ di morite
  • Buy for $1.298.Part 2. Scene 4. Vedo il Ciel che piA1 sereno
  • Buy for $1.299.Part 2. Scene 4. Se per copla di donna infelice
  • Buy for $1.2910.Part 2. Scene 4. Del ciglio dolente
  • Buy for $1.2911.Part 2. Scene 4. Augelletti, ruscelletti
  • Buy for $1.2912.Part 2. Scene 5. Caro Figlio!
  • Buy for $1.2913.Part 2. Scene 5. Se impassibile, immortale
  • Buy for $1.2914.Part 2. Scene 5. Dissi lode in Cielo, in terra

Product Description:

Led by Christopher Hogwood, the Academy of Ancient Music has made many renowned recordings of Handel's music-particularly the oratorios. The beloved Messiah heads up this 8-CD set, followed by Esther; La Resurezzione , and, making its return to the international catalog after an absence of several years, the 1985 recording of Athalia -with none other than Joan Sutherland in the title role! Recorded in London, 1979-85.

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  • UPC: 028947567318
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