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composer: George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741)
later translated versions: Der Messias: 38. Arie (Baß): Warum denn rasen und toben die Heiden
part of: Messiah, HWV 56: Part II

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1959-06-15 – 1959-06-19 Messiah, HWV 56: Why do nations so furiously rage together (Bass) James Milligan, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent 2:53
1966-06 Messiah: Part II, No. 38 Air "Why do the nations" John Shirley‐Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis 2:43
1972-11 Messiah: Part 2: Aria (Bass): Why Do The Nations So Furiously Rage Donald McIntyre, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Karl Richter 2:57
1976-07 Messiah, Part 2: Nos. 40-41. Air bass & Chorus. "Why do the nations so furiously rage together..." Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Gwynne Howell, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 3:08
1979 Bass Aria / Why Do The Nations So Furiously Rage? Ulrik Cold, London Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, John Alldis 3:15
1982-11 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, XXXVI. Air (Bass) "Why do the nations so furiously rage together" Robert Hale, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner 2:34
1982-11 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: XL: Air "Why do the nations so furiously rage together" (bass) Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt 3:07
1983-12-18 – 1983-12-20 Messiah: 40.Why do the nations? / 41. Let us break their bonds asunder Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chamber Chorus, Robert Shaw 4:42
1984-05-24 – 1984-07-19 Der Messias: No. 36 Arie partial Robert Holl, Radio‐Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR, Sir Neville Marriner 2:52
1986-12-22 – 1986-12-23 Messiah: Part II. Air "Why do the Nations so furiously rage together?" Samuel Ramey, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis 2:44
1988-01 Messiah, HWV 56: XL. Air (Bass) "Why Do the Nations So Furiously Rage" John Tomlinson, The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock 2:58
1991-01-11 – 1991-01-17 Messiah: Part II: 40. Why Do the Nations Collegium Musicum 90, Richard Hickox 2:44
1994 Messiah : Part II. Aria-Bass "Why do the nations?" The Brandenburg Consort, Stephen Cleobury 1:26
1996-12 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, Scene VI. Song "Why do the nations so furiously rage together" Neal Davies, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh 1:14
1997-09-18 – 1997-09-20 Aria: Why Do The Nations (Bass) David Wilson-Johnson, BBC Philharmonic, Harry Christophers 4:48
1999 Messiah: Part 2. Air (bass): Why do the nations Hans Lawaetz, Akademisk Orkester, Morten Topp 2:57
2004-12-17 – 2004-12-21 Air: Why do the nations so furiously rage together? live Arnold Schönberg Chor, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt 2:57
2006-01 Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, no. 40. Air "Why do the nations so furiously rage together" Neal Davies, Freiburger Barockorchester, René Jacobs 2:49
2006-05-01 – 2006-05-04 Messiah: Air: Why do the nations Edward Caswell, Dunedin Consort, John Butt 1:27
2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12 Messiah: Part II. XL. Bass "Why do the nations so furiously rage together?" live London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis 2:41
2008-12-22 – 2008-12-23 Messiah: Part 2: Aria: Why do the nations so furiously rage together? (bass) Andrew Foster-Williams, Britten Sinfonia, Stephen Layton 2:32
Aria: Why Do The Nations So Furiously Rage Together Händel and Haydn Society, Andrew Parrott 4:48
Le Messie Part 2: No. 38. Aria: Why do the nations Raimund Herincx, English Chamber Orchestra, Charles Mackerras 2:54
Messiah - Why do the nations? Georg Friedrich Händel 2:38
Messiah HWV 56: Part II: No. 40: Air Why do the nations Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet 1:17
Messiah No. 36: Why Do the Nations So Furiously Rage Together? / No. 37: Let Us Break Their Bonds Asunder Margaret Hillis, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Gwynne Howell, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti 4:42
Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 2: 36. "Why Do The Nations...Let Us Break Asunder" Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker 2:33
Messiah, HWV 56 Pt. 2: Why Do the Nations So Furiously Rage Together English Chamber Orchestra, Richard Bonynge 2:42
Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2: "Why do the nations so furiously rage together" (Bass) Emmanuelle Haïm, Le Concert d'Astrée 2:43
Messiah, HWV 56: 38. Aria "Why Do the Nations" Robert Torday, Academy of London, Peter Marschik 2:47
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, XXXVI. Air (Bass) "Why do the nations so furiously rage together" David Thomas, Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki 1:23
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II. "Why do the nations so furiously rage together? - Let us break their bonds asunder" Simon Preston, Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford, David Thomas, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood 3:15
Messiah, HWV 56: XL. Air (Bass) "Why Do the Nations So Furiously Rage" La Chapelle Rhénane, Benoît Haller 2:56
Messiah: 40. Why do the nations? William Warfield, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 2:41
Messiah: Air-Bass: Why do the Nations? Justino Díaz, English Chamber Orchestra, Johannes Somary 2:58
Messiah: Air: Why do the nations so furiously rage together (Bass) Jerome Hines, Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer 3:19
Messiah: II, No. 17: Air "Why do the nations so furiously rage together" Matthew Rose, Academy of Ancient Music, Stephen Cleobury 2:55
Messiah: No. 40 Air: Why Do Nations Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker 2:25
Messiah: Part II, no. 19: Why do the nations so furiously rage together Academy of Ancient Music, Choir of New College Oxford, Edward Higginbottom 2:49
Messiah: Part II: Why Do the Nations So Furiously Rage Together David Thomas, Taverner Choir & Players, Andrew Parrott 1:29
Messiah: Part II. Air "Why do the nations so furiously rage together" William Christie, Les Arts Florissants 2:40
Messiah: Part II. XL. Bass aria "Why do the nations so furiously rage" The Symphony of Harmony and Invention, Harry Christophers 2:51
Messiah: Part Two: Aria (Bass): Why Do the Nations The Choir & Orchestra of Pro Christe, Timothy Dean 2:40
Messiah: Why do the Nations Owen Brannigan, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult 2:44
Messiah: Why Do the Nations Benjamin Luxon, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir David Willcocks 2:55
Messiah: Why Do the Nations George Frideric Handel 2:57
Messiah: Why do the nations (Air - Bass) New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein 2:35
Messiah: Why do the nations furiously rage together Eastman Chorale, Eastman Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra, Donald Neuen 1:33
Messiah: Why do the nations so furiously rage Roger Stalman, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Walter Süsskind 2:58
Messiah: Why do the nations so furiously rage together Musica Sacra, Richard Westenburg 3:02
Messiah: Why do the nations? - Aria Simon Estes, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Sir Colin Davis 2:59
No. 40 - Air "Why do the nations" David Ward, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult 2:54
Part II: Aria: Why do the nations (Bass) Brett Polegato, Tafelmusik, Ivars Taurins 1:17
Part Two: No. 40 Air (bass) George Frideric Handel 1:31
The Messiah, HWV 56 - Part 2, "The Passion": V. Aria: "Why do the nations" Georg Friedrich Händel 3:01
The Messiah: Air: Why do the nations so furiously rage together? Robert Shaw Orchestra, Robert Shaw 1:30
Why Do the Nations Georg Friedrich Händel 5:47
Why Do the Nations (Messiah) Norman Walker, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent 2:52
Why Do the Nations (Messiah) London Musici Chamber Choir, Bryn Terfel, London Musici, Mark Stephenson 3:00
Why do the nations rage so furiously? Apollo’s Fire, Jeannette Sorrell 1:25
Why Do The Nations So Furiously Rage The Brandenburg Consort, Stephen Cleobury 1:25
Why do the Nations so furiously rage together American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas 2:44
Why Do The Nations So Furiously Rage Together Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra, Helmuth Rilling 2:42
Why Do the Nations? (bass air) Victor Ledbetter, Boston Baroque, Martin Pearlman 2:41