Handel Edition: Messiah. Samson. Arias from Rinaldo mp3 Artist Compilation by George Frideric Handel

Handel Edition: Messiah. Samson. Arias from Rinaldoby George Frideric Handel

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  • 7:30:18


Disk #1

1.MESSIAH, Oratorio in three Parts, HWV 56 - PART I. No. 1. Symphony (Ouverture)3:11
2.No. 2. Accompagnato (Tenor): “Comfort ye, me people”3:36
3.No. 3. Aria (Tenor): “Every valley shall be exalted”3:37
4.No. 4. Chorus: “And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed”2:39
5.No. 5. Accompagnato (Bass): “Thus saith the Lord”1:37
6.No. 6. Aria (Alto): “But who may abide the day of His coming”4:44
7.No. 7. Chorus: “And He shall purify the sons of Levi”2:51
8.No. 8. Recitativo (Alto): “Behold a virgin shall conceive”0:27
9.No. 9. Aria (Alto): “O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion”3:49
10.No. 9. Chorus: “O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion”1:41
11.No. 10. Accompagnato (Bass): “For behold, darkness shall cover the earth2:54
12.No. 11. Aria (Bass): “The people that walked in darkness”4:11
13.No. 12. Chorus: “For unto us a child is born”4:17
14.No. 13. Pifa (Pastoral Symphony)3:22
15.Nos. 14a, 14b, 15, 16. Recitativi (Soprano): “There were shepherds”1:57
16.No. 17. Chorus: “Glory to God in the highest”1:54
17.No. 18. Aria (Soprano): “Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion”4:26
18.No. 19. Recitativo (Alto): “Then shall the eyes of the blind”0:26
19.No. 20. Duetto (Soprano, Alto): “He shall feed his flock like a shepherd”6:03
20.No. 21. Chorus: “His yoke is easy”2:48
21.PART II. No. 22. Chorus: “Behold the Lamb of God”4:04
22.No. 23. Aria (Alto): “He was despised and rejected of men”11:44
23.No. 24. Chorus: “Surely, He hath borne our griefs”2:25

Disk #2

1.No. 25. Chorus: “And with His stripes we are healed”2:09
2.No. 26. Chorus: “All we like sheep have gone astray”4:26
3.No. 27. Accompagnato (Tenor): “All they that see Him laugh Him to scorn”0:55
4.No. 28. Chorus: “He trusted in God that He would deliver Him”2:38
5.No. 29. Accompagnato (Tenor): “Thy rebuke hath broken His heart”1:54
6.No. 30. Arioso (Tenor): “Behold, and see if there be any sorrow”1:53
7.No. 31. Accompagnato (Tenor): “He was cut off out of the land”0:19
8.No. 32. Aria (Tenor): “But thou didst not leave His soul”2:31
9.No. 33. Chorus: “Lift up your heads, o ye gates”3:28
10.No. 34. Recitativo (Tenor): “Unto which of the angels said He at any time”0:19
11.No. 35. Chorus: “Let all the angels of God worship Him”1:45
12.No. 36. Aria (Bass): “Thou art gone up on high”3:37
13.No. 37. Chorus: “The Lord gave the word”1:20
14.No. 38. Aria (Soprano): “How beautiful are the feet”2:28
15.No. 39. Arioso (Tenor): “Their sound is gone out into all lands”1:10
16.No. 40. Aria (Bass): “Why do the nations so furiously rage together”2:40
17.No. 41. Chorus: “Let us break their bonds asunder”2:11
18.No. 42. Recitativo (Tenor): “He that dwelleth in heaven”0:18
19.No. 43. Aria (Tenor): “Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron”2:17
20.No. 44. Chorus: “Hallelujah”4:06
21.PART III. No. 45. Aria (Soprano): “I know that my Redeemer liveth”6:37
22.No. 46. Chorus: “Since by man came death”2:19
23.No. 47. Accompagnato (Bass): “Behold, I tell you a mystery”0:43
24.No. 48. Aria (Bass): “The trumpet shall sound”8:11
25.No. 49. Recitativo (Alto): “Then shall be brought to pass”0:21
26.No. 50. Duetto (Alto, Tenor): “O death, where is thy sting”1:42
27.No. 51. Chorus: “But thanks be to God”3:31
28.No. 52. Aria (Soprano): “If God is for us, who can be against us?”4:31
29.No. 53. Chorus: “Worthy is the Lamb that was slain”3:51
30.[No. 53.] Chorus: “Amen”4:24

Disk #3

1.SAMSON, Oratorio in three Acts, HWV 57 - ACT ONE. Sinfonia8:40
2.Scene 1. Recitative (Samson): “This day, a solemn feast to Dagon held”0:38
3.Scene 1. Chorus of Philistines: “Awake the trumpet's lofty sound!”2:14
4.Scene 1. Air (Dalila): “Ye men of Gaza, hither bring the merry pipe and pleasing string”3:43
5.Scene 1. Chorus of Philistines: “Awake the trumpet's lofty sound!”0:35
6.Scene 1. Air (Philistine): “Loud as the thunder's awful voice”3:05
7.Scene 1. Air (Philistine Woman): “Then free from sorrow, free from thrall”2:49
8.Scene 1. Chorus of Philistines: “Awake the trumpet's lofty sound!”0:34
9.Scene 1. Recitative (Samson): “Why by an angel was my birth foretold”1:10
10.Scene 1. Air (Samson): “Torments, alas! are not confin'd to heart, or head, or breast!”3:36
11.Scene 2. Recitative (Micah): “Oh change beyond report, thought or belief!”0:55
12.Scene 2. Air (Micah): “Oh mirror of our fickle state!”3:47
13.Scene 2. Recitative (Samson, Micah): “Whom have I to complain of but myself”2:22
14.Scene 2. Air (Samson): “Total eclipse! no sun, no moon, all dark amidst the blaze of noon!”3:57
15.Scene 2. Air (Micah): “Since light so necessary is to life”1:25
16.Scene 2. Chorus of Israelites: “Oh first created beam!”4:11
17.Scene 2. Recitative (Samson, Micah): “Ye see, my friends”1:39
18.Scene 3. Recitative (Micah, Manoah, Israelitish Man): “Brethren and men of Dan”1:52
19.Scene 3. Air (Israelitish Man): “God of our fathers, what is man?”2:32
20.Scene 3. Recitative (Manoah): “The good we wish for, often proves our bane”1:15
21.Scene 3. Air (Manoah): “Thy glorious deeds inspir'd my tongue”4:50
22.Scene 3. Recitative (Samson, Manoah): “Justly these evils have befall'n thy son”1:37
23.Scene 3. Air (Samson): “My griefs for this forbid mine eyes to close”1:11
24.Scene 3. Air (Samson): “Why does the God of Israel sleep?”5:16
25.Scene 3. Recitative (Micah): “There lies our hope!”0:24
26.Scene 3. Chorus of Israelites: “Then shall they know”2:29

Disk #4

1.Scene 3. Recitative (Manoah, Samson): “For thee my dearest son”2:58
2.Scene 3. Air (Micah): “Then long eternity shall greet your bliss”2:06
3.Scene 3. Air (Micah): “Joys that are pure”3:10
4.Scene 3. Chorus of Israelites: “Then round about the starry throne”2:18
5.ACT TWO. Scene 1. Recitative (Manoah, Samson): “Despair not thus!”1:21
6.Scene 1. Air (Manoah): “Just are the way of God to man”3:54
7.Scene 1. Recitative (Samson, Micah): “My evils hopeless are!”0:46
8.Scene 1. Air (Mcah): “Return, oh God of hosts!”4:48
9.Scene 1. Chorus of Israelites: “To dust his glory they would tread”3:33
10.Scene 2. Recitative (Micah): “But who is this?” - Air (Samson, Micah, Dalila) - Recitative (Samson)3:02
11.Scene 2. Air (Dalila, Samson): “With plantive notes and am'rous moan”7:39
12.Scene 2. Air (Samson): “Did love constrain thee?”0:50
13.Scene 2. Air (Samson): “Your charms to ruin led the way”3:09
14.Scene 2. Recitative (Dalila): “Forgive what's done”0:34
15.Scene 2. Duet (Dalila, Virgin): “My faith and truth” / “Her faith and truth”4:36
16.Scene 2. Chorus of Virgins: “Her faith and truth, oh Samson, prove”1:14
17.Scene 2. Air (Dalila): “To fleeting pleasures make your court”1:50
18.Scene 2. Chorus of Virgins: “Her faith and truth, oh Samson, prove”1:13
19.Scene 2. Air (Dalila): “How charming is domestic ease!”1:48
20.Scene 2. Chorus of Virgins: “Her faith and truth, oh Samson, prove”1:14
21.Scene 2. Recitative (Samson, Dalila): “Ne'er think of that! I know thy warbling charms”1:33
22.Scene 2. Duet: “Traitor to love! I'll sue no more” - Scene 3. Recitative: “She's gone!”2:06
23.Scene 3. Air (Israelitish Man): “It is not virtue, valour, wit”5:10
24.Scene 3. Recitative (Samson): “Favour'd of heaven is he, who finds one true”0:19
25.Scene 3. Chorus of Israelites: “To man God's universal law”3:10
26.Scene 4. Recitative (Micah, Harapha, Samson): “No words of peace, no voice enchanting fear”1:56
27.Scene 4. Air (Harapha): “Honour and arms scorn such a foe”6:11

Disk #5

1.Scene 4. Air (Samson): “Put on your arms” - Air (Samson): “My strength is from the living God”3:08
2.Scene 4. Recitative (Harapha, Samson): “With thee!” - “Cam'st thou for this”0:47
3.Scene 4. Duet (Samson, Harapha): “Go, baffled coward, go” - “Presume not on thy God”2:37
4.Scene 4. Recitative (Micah): “Here lies the proof”0:52
5.Scene 4. Chorus of Israelites: “Hear, Jacob's God, Jehovah, hear!”2:58
6.Scene 4. Recitative (Harapha): “Dagon, arise! attend thy sacred feast!”0:18
7.Scene 4. Air (Philistine): “To song and dance we give the day”4:21
8.Scene 4. Chorus of Philistines: “To song and dance we give the day”2:18
9.Scene 4. Double Chorus of Israelites and Philistines: “Fix'd in his everlasting seat”3:02
10.ACT THREE. Scene 1. Recitative (Micah, Samson, Harapha): “More trouble is behind”1:16
11.Scene 1. Air (Harapha): “Presuming slave, to move their wrath!”2:43
12.Scene 1. Recitative (Micah, Samson): “Reflect then, Samson, matters now are strain'd”0:46
13.Scene 1. Chorus of Israelites: “With thunder arm'd, great God. arise!”3:19
14.Scene 1. Recitative (Samson, Micah, Harapha): “Be of good courage”2:43
15.Scene 1. Air (Samson): “Thus when the sun from's wat'ry bed”4:22
16.Scene 1. Recitative (Micah): “With might endued, above the sons of men”0:41
17.Scene 1. Air (Micah): “The Holy One” - Chorus of Israelites: “To fame immortal go”2:44
18.Scene 2. Recitative (Micah, Manoah): “Old Manoah, with youthful steps”0:28
19.Scene 2. Air (A Philistine) & Chorus of Philistines: “Great Dagon has subdued our foe”3:51
20.Scene 2. Recitative (Manoah, Micah): “What noise of joy was that?”0:50
21.Scene 2. Air (Manoah): “How willing my paternal love”3:35
22.Scene 2. Recitative (Micah, Manoah): “Your hopes” - Chorus of Philistines: “Hear us, our God!”1:48
23.Scene 2. Recitative: “Noise call you this?” - Scene 3. Recitative: “Where shall I run”1:59
24.Scene 3. Air (Micah): “Ye sons of Israel, now lament' - Chorus of Israelites: “Weep, Israel, weep”3:48
25.Scene 3. Recitative (Manoah): “Proceed we hence to find his body”0:53
26.Scene 3. Dead March2:48
27.Scene 3. Recitative (Micah, Manoah): “The body comes”1:00
28.Scene 3. Chorus of Israelites: “Glorious hero, may thy grave peace and honour ever have”5:13
29.Scene 3. Recitative (Manoah): “Come, come! no time for lamentation”1:05
30.Scene 3. Air (Israelitish Woman): “Let the bright Seraphim”3:31
31.Scene 3. Chorus of Israelites: “Let their celestal concerts all unite”3:35

Disk #6

1.Rinaldo - Aria: “Or la tromba in suon festante” (Rinaldo, Atto III, Scena 9)3:50
2.Rinaldo - Aria: “Cara sposa” (Rinaldo, Atto I, Scena 7)9:48
3.Rinaldo - Aria: “Venti, turbini” (Rinaldo, Atto I, Scena 9)4:55
4.Rinaldo - Aria: “Cor ingrato” (Rinaldo, Atto I, Scena 8)4:42
5.Serse - Recitativo: “Frondi tenere e belle” ... “Ombra mai fu” (Serse, Atto I, Scena 1)4:17
6.Partenope - Aria: “Furibondo spira il vento” (Arsace, Atto II, Scena 9)4:53
7.Agrippina - Aria: “Bel piacere e godere fido amor!” (Poppea, Atto III, Scena 10)2:24
8.Rinaldo - Aria: “Lascia ch'io pianga mia cruda sorte” (Almirena, Atto II, Scena 4)5:04
9.Orlando - Aria: “Fammi combattere” (Orlando, Atto I, Scena 9)3:52
10.Serse - Arioso: “Ombra mai fu” (Serse, Atto I, Scena 1)3:35
11.Ariodante - Aria: “Dopo notte” (Ariodante, Atto III, Scena 9)7:19
12.Rinaldo - Aria: “Cara sposa” (Rinaldo, Atto I, Scena 7)10:31
13.Giulio Cesare - Duet: “Caro! - Bella!” (Cleopatra & Cesare, Atto III, Scena 10)5:05
14.Hercules - Accompagnato: “Where shall I fly” (Dejanira, Part III)6:31
15.Semele - Air: “Hence, Iris, hence away” (Juno, Act 2, Scene 1)3:42