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Handel: Solomon

Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Inger Dam-Jensen (soprano), Alison Hagley (soprano), Susan Bickley (soprano), Susan Gritton (soprano), Paul Agnew (tenor), Peter Harvey (bass)

Gabrieli Consort and Players, Paul McCreesh

Solomon is universally recognised as one of Handel's finest masterpieces, not only with magnificent choruses, but more importantly containing rapturous love music, nature imagery, affecting emotion... More…

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Handel: Solomon

Work length2:40:42
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  • Susan Gritton (soprano), Peter Harvey (baritone), Andreas Scholl (counter-tenor), Paul Agnew (tenor), Inger Dam-Jensen (soprano), Alison Hagley (soprano), Susan Bickley (contralto)
  • Gabrieli Consort
  • Paul McCreesh
  • Recorded: 1998-08
  • Recording Venue: unknown, London

Overture

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"Your harps and cymbals"

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"Praise ye the Lord"

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"With pious heart"

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"Almighty Power"

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"Imperial Salomon"

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"Sacred raptures"

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"Throughout the land"

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"Bless'd be the Lord"

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"What tho' I trace"

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"And see my Queen"

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"Bless'd the day"

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"Thou fair inhabitant of Nile"

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"Welcome as the dawn of day"

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"Vain are the transient beauties"

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"Indulge thy faith"

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"My blooming fair"

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"Haste to the cedar grove"

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"When thou art absent"

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"With thee th'unshelter'd moor"

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"Search round the world"

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"May no rash intruder"

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"From the censer"

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"Prais'd be the Lord"

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"When the sun o'er yonder hills"

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"Great prince"

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"Thrice bless'd that wise discerning king"

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"My sovereign liege"

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"Words are weak"

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"What says the other"

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"Thy sentence, great king"

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"Withhold, withhold the executing hand!"

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"Can I see my infant gor'd"

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"Israel' attend"

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"Thrice bless'd be the king"

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"From the east unto the west"

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"From morn to eve"

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"See the tall palm"

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"No more shall armed bands"

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"Beneath the vine"

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"Swell, swell the full chorus"

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Sinfony

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"From Arabia's spicy shores"

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"Ev'ry sight these eyes behold"

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"Sweep, sweep the string"

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"Music, spread thy voice around"

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"Now a diff'rent measure" - "Shake the dome"

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"Then at once from rage remove"

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"Draw the tear from hopeless love"

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"Next the tortur'd soul release"

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"Thus rolling surge rise"

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"Thy harmony's divine"

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"Pious king"

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"Thrice happy king"

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"Golden columns"

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"Praise the Lord"

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"Gold now is common"

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"How green our fertile pastures look!"

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"May peace in Salem"

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"Will the sun forget to streak"

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"Adieu, fair queen"

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"Ev'ry joy that wisdom knows"

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"The name of the wicked"

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