Annotation

Originally from the oratorio Josua, HWV 64. Händel added this chorus in the 1751 version.

Annotation last modified on 2012-11-28 11:03 UTC.

Relationships

composer: George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1746)
librettist: Thomas Morell
arrangements: Fantasia on British Sea Songs: VIII. See, the Conqu’ring Hero Comes
is the basis for: 12 Variations in G on "See the Conqu'ring Hero Comes" From Handel's Judas Maccabaeus, WoO 45
March in G and C for Piano, with "See the Conquering Hero Comes", S. 114
Paraphrase "See the Conqu'ring Hero Comes!", op. 90/6 no. 2
later translated versions: Dotter Sion
Riemuitse tytär Siionin
Tochter Zion, freue dich
part of: Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Act III

Recordings

Date Title Artist Length
performance
1984-06 Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: See, the Conquering Hero Comes! Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 2:11
1988-01 Judas Maccabaeus: See Here the Conqu’ring Hero Comes Capella Istropolitana, Richard Edlinger 3:07
1992-03-14 – 1992-03-22 Judas Maccabaeus: Act III. Chorus "See, the conqu'ring hero comes!" (Chorus of Youths, Chorus of Virgins) The King's Consort, Choir of New College Oxford, Robert King 2:29
2010-02-19 – 2010-02-21 Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Part III: See, the Conqu’Ring Hero Comes (Chorus) Schleswig-Holstein Festival Chor Lübeck, Elbipolis Barockorchester Hamburg, Rolf Beck 2:30
Chorus 'See The Conquering Hero' Amor Artis Chorus, English Chamber Orchestra, Johannes Somary ?:??
Chorus from Judas Maccabaeus Budapest Philharmonic Chorus, Nemzeti Filharmonikus Zenekar 2:49
Chorus from Judas Maccabaeus Terence Dennis, Takako Nishizaki 0:58
Judas Maccabaeus HWV 63: No. 58. "See, the Conqu'ring Hero Comes! See, the Godlike Youth Advance! See, the Conqu'ring Hero Comes!" Russell Burgess, Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, Charles Mackerras 2:52
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Act III, no. 58: "See the conqu'ring hero comes" (Chorus of Youths, Chorus of Virgins) Mormon Tabernacle Choir, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 3:54
Judas Maccabaeus, oratorio, HWV 63: See, the Conquering Hero Comes E. Power Biggs, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves 5:08
Judas Maccabaeus: See the Conqu'ring Hero Comes! Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 2:19
Judas Maccabaeus: See the Conquering Hero Comes Richard P. Condie, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 3:55
Judas Maccabaeus: See, the conqu’ring hero comes! Choristers of St. Paul’s Cathedral, John Scott, Christopher Dearnley 3:53
Judas Maccabaeus: See, the Conquering Hero Come Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves 3:48
Judas Maccabeus, HWV: No. 31 Chorus - "See, the Conqu'ring Hero Comes" Hungarian State Opera Chorus, Hungarian State Orchestra, Miklós Erdélyi 5:54
Judas Maccabeus: See, the Conqu'Ring Hero Comes! Regent Chamber Choir, Andrew Lucas, City of London Sinfonia, Gary Cole 4:07
March no. 1 from Oratorio Judas Maccabeus "See the Conqu'ring Hero Come" E. Power Biggs, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves 3:49
See the Conquering Hero Comes Rhos Orpheus Male Voice Choir, J. Glyn Williams 2:49
See the Conquering Hero Comes Handel Opera Society Chorus, Handel Opera Society Orchestra, Charles Farncombe 2:59
See, the Conqu'ring Hero Comes! Mormon Tabernacle Choir 3:57
See, the Conquering Hero Comes G.F. Händel ?:??