Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Jephtha: Ouverture
George Frideric Handel 5:30
2 Jephtha: Menuet
George Frideric Handel 1:38
3 Jephtha: Act I. Accompagnato "It must be so" (Zebul)
George Frideric Handel 1:30
4 Jephtha: Act I. Air "Pour forth no more" (Zebul)
George Frideric Handel 4:58
5 Jephtha: Act I. Chorus: "No more to Ammon's god and king"
George Frideric Handel 2:38
6 Jephtha: Act I. Recitative "But Jephtha comes" (Zebul, Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 1:05
7 Jephtha: Act I. Air "Virtue my soul shall still embrace" (Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 4:07
8 Jephtha: Act I. Recitative "Twill be a painful separation" (Storge)
George Frideric Handel 0:30
9 Jephtha: Act I. Air "In gentle murmurs will I mourn" (Storge)
George Frideric Handel 5:10
10 Jephtha: Act I. Recitative "Happy this embassy" (Hamor)
George Frideric Handel 0:51
11 Jephtha: Act I. Air "Dull delay, in piercing anguish" (Hamor)
George Frideric Handel 3:05
12 Jephtha: Act I. Recitative "Ill suits the voice of love" (Iphis)
George Frideric Handel 0:30
13 Jephtha: Act I. Air "Take the heart you fondly gave" (Iphis)
George Frideric Handel 3:57
14 Jephtha: Act I. Recitative "I go, my soul" (Hamor)
George Frideric Handel 0:31
15 Jephtha: Act I. Duet "These labours past, how happy we" (Iphis, Hamor)
George Frideric Handel 5:47
16 Jephtha: Act I. Recitative "What mean these doubtful fancies" (Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 0:56
17 Jephtha: Act I. Accompagnato "If, Lord, sustained" (Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 1:10
18 Jephtha: Act I. Chorus "O God, behold our sore distress"
George Frideric Handel 4:10
19 Jephtha: Act I. Recitative "Some dire event" (Storge)
George Frideric Handel 0:28
20 Jephtha: Act I. Air "Scenes of horror, scenes of woe" (Storge)
George Frideric Handel 4:17
21 Jephtha: Act I. Recitative "Say, my dear mother" (Iphis, Storge)
George Frideric Handel 0:59
22 Jephtha: Act I. Air "The smiling dawn of happy days" (Iphis)
George Frideric Handel 3:18
23 Jephtha: Act I. Recitative "Such, Jephtha, was the haughty king's reply" (Zebul, Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 0:29
24 Jephtha: Act I. Chorus "When his loud voice in thunder spoke"
George Frideric Handel 4:20
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Jephtha: Act II. Recitative "Glad things of great joy" (Hamor)
George Frideric Handel 1:19
2 Jephtha: Act II. Chorus "Cherub and Seraphim"
George Frideric Handel 3:07
3 Jephtha: Act II. Air "Up the dreadful steep ascending" (Hamor)
George Frideric Handel 4:33
4 Jephtha: Act II. Recitative "Tis well, haste, haste, ye maidens" (Iphis)
George Frideric Handel 0:23
5 Jephtha: Act II: Air "Tune the soft melodious lute" (Iphis)
George Frideric Handel 4:19
6 Jephtha: Act II. Recitative "Heav'n smiles once more" (Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 0:33
7 Jephtha: Act II. Air "His mighty arm" (Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 5:26
8 Jephtha: Act II. Chorus: "In glory high"
George Frideric Handel 2:24
9 Jephtha: Act II. Symphony
George Frideric Handel 1:13
10 Jephtha: Act II. Recitative "Hail, glorious conqueror!" (Iphis)
George Frideric Handel 0:24
11 Jephtha: Act II. Air And Chorus: "Welcome, as the cheerful light" (Iphis)
George Frideric Handel 3:57
12 Jephtha: Act II. Recitative "Horror! confusion!" (Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 0:26
13 Jephtha: Act II. Air "Open thy marble jaws, O tomb" (Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 4:32
14 Jephtha: Act II. Recitative "Why is my brother thus afflicted?" (Zebul, Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 1:06
15 Jephtha: Act II. Accompagnato and Arioso "First perish thou" (Storge)
George Frideric Handel 2:14
16 Jephtha: Act II. Recitative "If such thy cruel purpose" (Hamor)
George Frideric Handel 0:23
17 Jephtha: Act II. Air "On me let blind mistake zeal" (Hamor)
George Frideric Handel 1:36
18 Jephtha: Act II. Quartet "O spare your daughter!" (Storge, Hamor, Jephtha, Zebul)
George Frideric Handel 2:47
19 Jephtha: Act II. Recitative "Such news flies swift" (Iphis)
George Frideric Handel 0:30
20 Jephtha: Act II. Accompagnato "For joys so vast" (Iphis)
George Frideric Handel 0:49
21 Jephtha: Act II. Air "Happy they!" (Iphis)
George Frideric Handel 3:40
22 Jephtha: Act II. Accompagnato "Deeper and deeper still" (Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 3:37
23 Jephtha: Act II. Chorus "How dark, O Lord, are thy decrees!"
George Frideric Handel 7:09
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Jephtha: Act III. Arioso "Hide thou thy hated beams" (Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 2:40
2 Jephtha: Act III. Accompagnato "A father, Off'ring up" (Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 0:26
3 Jephtha: Act III. Air "Waft her, angels" (Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 4:06
4 Jephtha: Act III. Accompagnato "Ye sacred priests" (Iphis)
George Frideric Handel 0:35
5 Jephtha: Act III. Air "Farewell, ye limpid springs" (Iphis)
George Frideric Handel 5:02
6 Jephtha: Act III. Chorus "Doubtful fear and reverend awe" (Priests)
George Frideric Handel 3:43
7 Jephtha: Act III. Symphony
George Frideric Handel 1:54
8 Jephtha: Act III. Recitative "Rise, Jephtha" (Angel)
George Frideric Handel 1:10
9 Jephtha: Act III. Air "Happy, Iphis, shalt thou live" (Angel)
George Frideric Handel 4:42
10 Jephtha: Act III. Arioso "For ever blessed be" (Jephtha)
George Frideric Handel 1:31
11 Jephtha: Act III. Chorus "Theme Sublime"
George Frideric Handel 3:25
12 Jephtha: Act III. Recitative "Let me congratulate" (Zebul)
George Frideric Handel 0:30
13 Jephtha: Act III. Air "Laud her, all ye virgin train" (Zebul)
George Frideric Handel 2:16
14 Jephtha: Act III. Recitative "O let me fold thee" (Storge)
George Frideric Handel 0:20
15 Jephtha: Act III. Air "Sweet as sight to the blind" (Storge)
George Frideric Handel 1:56
16 Jephtha: Act III. Recitative "With transport, Iphis" (Hamor)
George Frideric Handel 0:21
17 Jephtha: Act III. Recitative "My faithful Hamor" (Iphis)
George Frideric Handel 0:15
18 Jephtha: Act III. Quintet "All that is in Hamor mine"
George Frideric Handel 3:36
19 Jephtha: Act III. Chorus "Ye house of Gilead"
George Frideric Handel 3:21

Credits

CD 1

bass vocals:
Michael George (operatic bass) (1994) (tracks 3–4, 6, 23)
choir vocals:
RIAS Kammerchor (1994) (tracks 18, 24)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 1–17, 17–24)
conductor:
Marcus Creed (1994) (tracks 1–24)
countertenor vocals:
Axel Köhler (1994) (tracks 10–11, 14–15)
librettist:
Thomas Morell (tracks 3–12, 14–17, 17–24)
lyricist:
Thomas Morell (track 13)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Catherine Denley (1994) (tracks 8–9, 19–21)
orchestra:
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin (1994) (tracks 1–24)
soprano vocals:
Christiane Oelze (1994) (tracks 12–13, 15, 21–22)
tenor vocals:
John Mark Ainsley (1994) (tracks 6–7, 16–17, 23)
vocals:
RIAS Kammerchor (1994) (track 5)
part of:
Jephtha, HWV 70 (number) (tracks 1–2)
Jephtha, HWV 70: Act I (number) (tracks 3–17, 17–24)
recording of:

CD 2

bass vocals:
Michael George (operatic bass) (1994) (tracks 14, 18)
choir vocals:
RIAS Kammerchor (1994) (tracks 2, 8, 11, 23)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 1–6, 6–23)
conductor:
Marcus Creed (1994) (tracks 1–23)
countertenor vocals:
Axel Köhler (1994) (tracks 1, 3, 16–18)
librettist:
Thomas Morell (tracks 1–6, 6–23)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Catherine Denley (1994) (tracks 15, 18)
orchestra:
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin (1994) (tracks 1–23)
soprano vocals:
Christiane Oelze (1994) (tracks 4–5, 10–11, 19–21)
tenor vocals:
John Mark Ainsley (1994) (tracks 6–7, 12–14, 18, 22)
part of:
Jephtha, HWV 70: Act II (number) (tracks 1–6, 6–23)
recording of:

CD 3

bass vocals:
Michael George (operatic bass) (1994) (tracks 12–13, 18)
choir vocals:
RIAS Kammerchor (1994) (tracks 6, 11, 19)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 1–19)
conductor:
Marcus Creed (1994) (tracks 1–19)
countertenor vocals:
Axel Köhler (1994) (tracks 16, 18)
librettist:
Thomas Morell (tracks 1–19)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Catherine Denley (1994) (tracks 14–15, 18)
orchestra:
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin (1994) (tracks 1–19)
soprano vocals:
Julia Gooding (1994) (tracks 8–9)
Christiane Oelze (1994) (tracks 4–5, 17–18)
tenor vocals:
John Mark Ainsley (1994) (tracks 1–3, 10, 18)
part of:
Jephtha, HWV 70: Act III (number) (tracks 1–14, 16–19)
parts:
Jephtha, HWV 70: Act III (number) (track 15)
recording of: