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The Beecham Collection - Handel

John Cameron (baritone), Alexander Young (tenor), Elsie Morison (soprano), Lois Marshall (soprano)

The Beecham Choral Society, Sir Thomas Beecham

2 CDs

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Contents

Handel: Solomon, HWV 67 (arr. T. Beecham)

Work length1:43:03
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  • John Cameron (baritone), Alexander Young (tenor), Elsie Morison (soprano), Lois Marshall (soprano)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Beecham Choral Society
  • Sir Thomas Beecham
  • Recorded: November and December 1955, January and May 1956
  • Recording Venue: Studio No. 1, Abbey Road and Kingsway Hall, London, United Kingdom

Part I: Overture

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Part I: Your harps and cymbals sound (Chorus of Priests)

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Part I: Accompagnato: Almighty pow'r, who rul'st! (Solomon)

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Part I: With pious hearts and holy tongue (Chorus of Priests)

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Part I: Recitative: Imperial Solomon, thy pray'rs are heard (Zadok)

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Part I: Air: Sacred raptures cheer my breast (Zadok)

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Part I: Recitative: Bless'd be the Lord (Solomon)

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Part I: Air: What tho' I trace each herb and flow'r (Solomon)

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Part I: Air: Bless'd the day when first my eyes (Queen)

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Part I: Recitative: Thou fair inhabitant of Nile - Oh Monarch! with each virtue bless'd (Solomon, Queen)

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Part I: Duet: Welcome as the dawn of day (Solomon, Queen)

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Part I: Recitative: When thou art absent from my sight (Queen)

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Part I: Air: With thee th'unshelter'd moor I tread (Queen)

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Part I: Recitative: My blooming fair, come, come away (Solomon)

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Part I: May no rash intruder disturb their soft hours (Chorus)

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Part I: Sinfonia, "Arrival of the Queen of Sheba"

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Part I: Recitative: From Arabia's spicy shores (Queen of Sheba, Solomon)

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Part I: Air: Ev'ry sight these eyes behold (Queen of Sheba)

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Part I: Recitative: Sweep, sweep the string (Solomon)

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Part I: Air and Chorus: Music, spread thy voice around (Solomon, Chorus)

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Part I: Air and Chorus: Now a diff'rent measure try - Shake the dome, and pierce the sky (Solomon, Chorus)

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Part I: Recitative: Then at once from rage remove (Solomon)

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Part I: Draw the tear from hopeless love (Chorus)

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Part I: Recitative: Next the tortur'd soul release (Solomon)

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Part I: Air and Chorus: Thus rolling surges rise (Solomon)

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Part I: Recitative: Thy Harmony's divine, great King! (Queen of Sheba)

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Part I: From the censer curling rise (Chorus)

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Part II: From the east unto the west (Chorus of Israelites)

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Part II: Recitative: Thrice happy king, to have achiev'd (Zadok)

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Part II: Air: Golden columns, fair and bright (Zadok)

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Part II: Air: Beneath the vine, or fig-tree's shade (First Harlot)

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Part II: Gold now is common on our happy shores (Solomon)

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Part II: Air: How green our fertile pastures look (Solomon)

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Part II: Swell, swell the full chorus (Chorus of Priests)

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Part II: Recitative: May peace in Salem ever dwell (Queen of Sheba)

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Part II: Air: Will the sun forget to streak (Queen of Sheba)

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Part II: Recitative: Adieu, fair queen (Solomon)

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Part II: Praise the Lord with harp and tongue (Chorus)

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