Tracklist

CD 1: Arias Messiah
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Messiah: Overture
George Frideric Handel 4:46
2 Messiah: Comfort Ye, Comfort Ye My People
George Frideric Handel 4:04
3 Messiah: Every Valley Shall Be Exalted
George Frideric Handel 3:59
4 Messiah: And the Glory of the Lord
George Frideric Handel 3:11
5 Messiah: Thus Saith the Lord
George Frideric Handel 1:46
6 Messiah: But Who May Abide
George Frideric Handel 4:42
7 Messiah: And He Shall Purify
George Frideric Handel 2:40
8 Messiah: Behold a Virgin Shall Conceive
George Frideric Handel 0:35
9 Messiah: O Thou That Tellest
George Frideric Handel 6:26
10 Messiah: For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover the Earth
George Frideric Handel 2:37
11 Messiah: The People That Walked in Darkness
George Frideric Handel 3:36
12 Messiah: For Unto Us a Child Is Born
George Frideric Handel 4:19
13 Messiah: Pastoral Symphony
George Frideric Handel 3:27
14 Messiah: There Were Shepherds
George Frideric Handel 2:04
15 Messiah: Glory to God
George Frideric Handel 2:02
16 Messiah: Rejoice Greatly
George Frideric Handel 4:59
17 Messiah: Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind
George Frideric Handel 0:31
18 Messiah: He Shall Feed His Flock
George Frideric Handel 6:22
19 Messiah: His Yoke Is Easy
George Frideric Handel 2:38
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Messiah: Behold the Lamb of God
George Frideric Handel 3:59
2 Messiah: He was despised
George Frideric Handel 12:51
3 Messiah: Surely He Hath Born Our Griefs
George Frideric Handel 2:45
4 Messiah: And with His stripes
George Frideric Handel 2:14
5 Messiah: All We Like Sheep
George Frideric Handel 4:38
6 Messiah: All they that see Him
George Frideric Handel 0:56
7 Messiah: He trusted in God
George Frideric Handel 2:50
8 Messiah: Thy Rebuke Hath Broken His Heart
George Frideric Handel 2:11
9 Messiah: Behold, and see
George Frideric Handel 1:49
10 Messiah: He was cut off
George Frideric Handel 0:21
11 Messiah: But thou didst not leave
George Frideric Handel 2:56
12 Messiah: Lift Up Your Heads
George Frideric Handel 3:31
13 Messiah: Unto which of the angels
George Frideric Handel 0:26
14 Messiah: Let all the angels of God
George Frideric Handel 1:45
15 Messiah: Thou art gone up on high
George Frideric Handel 3:37
16 Messiah: The Lord gave the word
George Frideric Handel 2:06
17 Messiah: How beautiful are the feet
George Frideric Handel 2:59
18 Messiah: Their sound is gone out
George Frideric Handel 1:57
19 Messiah: Why do the nations
George Frideric Handel 2:44
20 Messiah: Let us break their bonds asunder
George Frideric Handel 2:06
21 Messiah: He that dwelleth in heaven
George Frideric Handel 0:18
22 Messiah: Thou shalt break them
George Frideric Handel 2:19
23 Messiah: Hallelujah
George Frideric Handel 4:35
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Messiah: I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
George Frideric Handel 7:28
2 Messiah: Since by Man Came Death
George Frideric Handel 2:01
3 Messiah: Behold, I Tell You a Mystery
George Frideric Handel 0:42
4 Messiah: The Trumpet Shall Sound
George Frideric Handel 8:54
5 Messiah: Then Shall Be Brought to Pass
George Frideric Handel 0:25
6 Messiah: O Death, Where Is Thy Sting?
George Frideric Handel 4:21
7 Messiah: If God Be for Us
George Frideric Handel 6:01
8 Messiah: Worthy Is the Lamb/Amen
George Frideric Handel 8:41
9 Ombra Mai Fu
George Frideric Handel 4:26
10 Air: Love in Her Eyes Sits Playing
George Frideric Handel 6:32
11 Silent Worship
George Frideric Handel 2:42
12 Deeper, and Deeper Still
George Frideric Handel 8:42
13 Where E'er You Walk
George Frideric Handel 4:04
14 Thanks to My Brethren
George Frideric Handel 7:25
15 My Arms Against This Gorgias Will I Go
George Frideric Handel 4:00

Credits

CD 1: Arias Messiah

choir vocals:
London Philharmonic Choir (tracks 4, 7, 12, 15, 19)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 2, 6, 9, 11, 18)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–8, 10, 12–17, 19)
conductor:
Sir Adrian Boult (tracks 1–19)
orchestra:
solo alto vocals:
Norma Procter (tracks 8–9, 17–18)
solo bass vocals:
Owen Brannigan (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
solo soprano vocals:
Jennifer Vyvyan (tracks 14, 16, 18)
solo tenor vocals:
George Maran (American Tenor) (tracks 2–3)
arrangements:
He Shall Feed His Flock (arr. Rizzo) (track 18)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Messiah: Sinfonia Pastoral (Stokowski orchestration) (track 13)
part of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I (tracks 1–19)
recording of:

CD 2

alto vocals:
Norma Procter (track 17)
bass vocals:
Owen Brannigan (track 19)
choir vocals:
London Philharmonic Choir (tracks 1, 3–5, 7, 12, 14, 16–17, 20, 23)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 9, 11, 22)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 1–8, 10, 12–21, 23)
conductor:
Sir Adrian Boult (tracks 1–23)
orchestra:
solo alto vocals:
Norma Procter (track 2)
solo bass vocals:
Owen Brannigan (tracks 15, 19)
solo soprano vocals:
Jennifer Vyvyan (tracks 10–11)
solo tenor vocals:
George Maran (American Tenor) (tracks 6, 8–9, 13, 18, 21–22)
soprano vocals:
Jennifer Vyvyan (track 17)
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 18)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
part of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II (tracks 1–23)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

arranger:
choir vocals:
London Philharmonic Choir (tracks 2, 7–8)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 3, 5, 10–12, 12)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1737-12-26 – 1738-01-09) (track 9)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–8)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1743) (track 13)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1746) (tracks 14, 14–15, 15)
conductor:
Sir Adrian Boult (tracks 1–15)
librettist:
William Congreve (track 13)
Thomas Morell (tracks 12, 12, 14, 14–15, 15)
orchestra:
solo alto vocals:
Norma Procter (tracks 5–6)
solo bass vocals:
Owen Brannigan (tracks 3–4)
solo soprano vocals:
Jennifer Vyvyan (track 7)
solo tenor vocals:
George Maran (American Tenor) (track 6)
soprano vocals:
Jennifer Vyvyan (track 1)
tenor vocals:
Kenneth McKellar (tracks 10–15)
translator:
arrangements:
Largo from "Xerxes" (for violin, harp, organ and strings, arr. Hellmesberger) (track 9)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso "Ombra mai fù" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Crux fidelis (track 9)
later translated versions:
Xerxès HWV 40 : Largo "Bois de lent oubli" (french version) (track 9)
later versions:
medley including a recording of:
part of:
Jephtha, HWV 70: Act III (number) (track 12)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III (tracks 1–8)
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Act II (tracks 14, 14–15, 15)
Jephtha, HWV 70: Act II (number) (track 12)
recording of:
Silent Worship (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 9)

Release

choir vocals: London Philharmonic Choir
conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
ASIN: UK: B000026BJP [info]