Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: I. Symphony (Overture)
George Frideric Handel 3:37
2 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: II. Recitative "Comfort ye my people" (tenor)
George Frideric Handel 3:02
3 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: III. Air "Ev'ry valley shall be exalted" (tenor)
George Frideric Handel 3:47
4 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: IV. Chorus "And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed"
George Frideric Handel 2:31
5 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: V. Recitative "Thus saith the Lord" (bass)
George Frideric Handel 1:33
6 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: VI. Air "But who may abide the day of his coming" (alto)
George Frideric Handel 4:08
7 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: VII. Chorus "And he shall purify the sons of Levi"
George Frideric Handel 3:13
8 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: VIII: Recitative "Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son" (alto)
George Frideric Handel 0:32
9 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: IX: Air and Chorus "O though that tellest good tidings to Zion" (alto)
George Frideric Handel 6:19
10 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: X: Recitative "For behold, darkness shall cover the earth" (bass)
George Frideric Handel 1:41
11 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: XI: Air "The people that walked in darknesshave seen a great light" (bass)
George Frideric Handel 3:27
12 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: XII: Chorus "For unto us a Child is born"
George Frideric Handel 5:08
13 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: XIII: Pifa (Pastoral Symphony)
George Frideric Handel 1:00
14 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: XIVa: Recitative "There were shepherds abiding in the field" (soprano)
George Frideric Handel 0:14
15 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: XIVb: Recitative "And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them" (soprano)
George Frideric Handel 0:23
16 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: XV: Recitative "And the angel said unto them: Fear not" (soprano)
George Frideric Handel 0:37
17 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: XVI: Recitative "And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heav'nly host" (soprano)
George Frideric Handel 0:18
18 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: XVII: Chorus "Glory to God in the highest"
George Frideric Handel 2:09
19 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: XVIII: Air "Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion" (soprano)
George Frideric Handel 4:44
20 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: XIX: Recitative "Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened" (alto)
George Frideric Handel 0:36
21 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: XX: Air "He shall feed His flock like a shepherd" (soprano, alto)
George Frideric Handel 5:55
22 Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: XXI: Chorus "His yoke is easy"
George Frideric Handel 2:54
23 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXII: Chorus "Behold the Lamb of God, that taketh away the sin of the world"
George Frideric Handel 2:49
24 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXIII: Air "He was despised and rejected of men" (alto)
George Frideric Handel 11:55
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXIV: Chorus "Surely he hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows"
George Frideric Handel 2:08
2 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXV: Chorus "And with his stripes we are healed"
George Frideric Handel 1:58
3 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXVI: Chorus "All we like sheep have gone astray"
George Frideric Handel 3:53
4 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXVII: Recitative "All they that see him laugh him to scorn" (tenor)
George Frideric Handel 0:52
5 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXVIII: Chorus "He trusted in God that he would deliver him"
George Frideric Handel 2:31
6 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXIX: Recitative "Thy rebuke hath broken his heart" (soprano)
George Frideric Handel 1:45
7 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXX: Air "Behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto his sorrow" (soprano)
George Frideric Handel 1:29
8 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXXI: Recitative "He was cut off out of the land of the living" (tenor)
George Frideric Handel 0:31
9 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXXII: Air "But thou didst not leave his soul in hell" (tenor)
George Frideric Handel 2:45
10 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXXIII: Chorus "Lift up your heads, o ye gates"
George Frideric Handel 2:58
11 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXXIV: Recitative "Unto which of the angels said he at any time" (tenor)
George Frideric Handel 0:15
12 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXXV: Chorus "Let all the angels of God worship him"
George Frideric Handel 1:35
13 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXXVI: Air "Though art gone up on high, thou hast led captivity captive" (alto)
George Frideric Handel 3:18
14 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXXVII: Chorus "The Lord gave the word: great was the company of the preachers"
George Frideric Handel 1:15
15 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXXVIII: Air "How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace" (soprano)
George Frideric Handel 2:13
16 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XXXIX: Chorus "Their sound is gone out into all lands"
George Frideric Handel 1:25
17 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XL: Air "Why do the nations so furiously rage together" (bass)
George Frideric Handel 3:07
18 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XLI: Chorus "Let us break their bonds asunder"
George Frideric Handel 1:44
19 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XLII: Recitative "He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn" (tenor)
George Frideric Handel 0:14
20 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XLIII: Air "Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron" (tenor)
George Frideric Handel 1:59
21 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XLIV: Chorus "Hallelujah"
George Frideric Handel 3:42
22 Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: XLV: Air "I know that my Redeemer liveth" (soprano)
George Frideric Handel 6:01
23 Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: XLVI: Chorus "Since by man came death"
George Frideric Handel 1:59
24 Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: XLVII: Recitative: "Behold, I tell you a mystery" (bass)
George Frideric Handel 0:38
25 Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: XLVIII: Air "The trumpet shall sound" (bass)
George Frideric Handel 9:12
26 Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: XLIX: Recitative"Then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written" (alto)
George Frideric Handel 0:19
27 Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: L: Duet "O death, where is thy sting?" (alto, tenor)
George Frideric Handel 1:00
28 Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: LI: Chorus "But thanks be to God, who giveth us the victory"
George Frideric Handel 2:06
29 Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: LII: Air "If God be for us, who can be against us?" (soprano)
George Frideric Handel 4:54
30 Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: LIII: Chorus "Worthy is the Lamb that was slain"
George Frideric Handel 6:32

Credits

CD 1

alto vocals:
Marjana Lipovšek (1982-11) (tracks 6, 8–9, 20–21, 24)
bass vocals:
Roderick Kennedy (1982-11) (tracks 5, 10–11)
choir vocals:
Stockholms kammarkör (Stockholm Chamber Choir) (1982-11) (tracks 4, 7, 9, 12, 18, 22–23)
chorus master:
Eric Ericson (1982-11) (tracks 4, 7, 9, 12, 18, 22–23)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 2, 6, 9, 11, 16–17, 21)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–8, 10, 12–15, 18–20, 22–24)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1982-11) (tracks 1–24)
orchestra:
Concentus Musicus Wien (1982-11) (tracks 1–24)
soprano vocals:
Elizabeth Gale (1982-11) (tracks 14–17, 19, 21)
tenor vocals:
Werner Hollweg (tenor) (1982-11) (tracks 2–3)
arrangements:
He Shall Feed His Flock (arr. Rizzo) (track 21)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Messiah: Sinfonia Pastoral (Stokowski orchestration) (track 13)
part of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II (tracks 23–24)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I (tracks 1–22)
partial recording of:
recording of:

CD 2

alto vocals:
Marjana Lipovšek (1982-11) (tracks 13, 26–27)
bass vocals:
Roderick Kennedy (1982-11) (tracks 17, 24–25)
choir vocals:
Stockholms kammarkör (Stockholm Chamber Choir) (1982-11) (tracks 1–3, 5, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 28, 30)
chorus master:
Eric Ericson (1982-11) (tracks 1–3, 5, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 28, 30)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 7, 9, 20, 24, 26)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 1–6, 8, 10–19, 21–23, 25, 27–30)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1982-11) (tracks 1–30)
orchestra:
Concentus Musicus Wien (1982-11) (tracks 1–30)
performer:
soprano vocals:
Elizabeth Gale (1982-11) (tracks 6–7, 15, 22, 29)
tenor vocals:
Werner Hollweg (tenor) (1982-11) (tracks 4, 8–9, 11, 19–20, 27)
vocals:
phonographic copyright by:
arrangements:
is based on:
is the basis for:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, no. 39. Chorus "Their sound is gone out" (version for chorus, not tenor solo) (track 16)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
later versions:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III, no. 52. Air "If God be for us" (Alto) (version transposed for Alto) (track 29)
part of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III (tracks 22–30)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II (tracks 1–21)
recording of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III, no. 52. Air "If God be for us" (Soprano) (original version for soprano) (1982-11) (track 29)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: UK: B001UE284G [info]