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Handel: Saul

Rosemary Joshua, Emma Bell, Lawrence Zazzo, Jeremy Ovenden, Gidon Saks, Michael Slattery, Finnur Bjarnason & Henry Waddington

RIAS-Kammerchor & Concerto Köln, René Jacobs

Emma Bell is turning out to be a fine Handel singer of considerable power… and her Merab - sometimes haughty, sometimes indignant - affords effective contrast with the fresh and sensuous contours... More…
  • Gramophone Awards
    2006
    Finalist
  • BBC Music Magazine
    October 2005
    Disc of the month
  • Gramophone Magazine
    November 2005
    Editor's Choice

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Handel: Saul

Work length2:29:43
$46.40
$58.00
  • Gidon Saks, Michael Slattery, Henry Waddington, Emma Bell, Rosemary Joshua, Finnur Bjarnason, Jeremy Ovenden, Lawrence Zazzo
  • Concerto Köln, RIAS Kammerchor
  • René Jacobs

Symphony

Track length8:00
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Act I, Scene I: Chorus "How Excellent Thy Name, O Lord"

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Act I, Scene I: Air "An Infant Raised by Thy Command" - Trio "Along the Monster Atheist Strode"

Track length2:08
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Act I, Scene I: "The Youth Inspired by Thee, O Lord" - Chorus "How Excellent Thy Name, O Lord"

Track length3:55
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Act I, Scene II: "He Comes, He Comes!" - Air "O God-like Youth!" - Behold, O King, the Brave, Victorious Youth

Track length3:38
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Act I, Scene II: Air "O King, Your Favours With Delight" - "Oh Early Piety!"

Track length5:21
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Act I, Scene II: Air "What Abject Thoughts a Prince Can Have!" - "Yet Think, On Whom This Honour You Bestow"

Track length2:13
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Act I, Scene II: Air "Birth and Fortune I Despise!"

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Act I, Scene II: "Go On, Illustrious Pair!" - Air "While Yet Thy Tide of Blood Runs High"

Track length2:45
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Act I, Scene II: "Thou, Merab, First In Birth, First In Honour" - Air "My Soul Rejects the Thought With Scorn" / 18. Air "See, With What a Scornful Air" / 19. Air "Ah, Lovely Youth, Wast Thou Designed"

Track length3:19
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Act I, Scene II: "Symphony" - "Already See the Daughters of the Land" / Scene III. 22. Chorus "Welcome, Welcome, Mighty King!"

Track length2:47
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Act I, Scene III: "What Do I Hear?" - Chorus "David His Ten Thousands Slew" / 25. "To Him Ten Thousands" / 26. Air "With Rage I Shall Start Burst His Praises to Hear"

Track length2:17
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Act I, Scene IV: "Imprudent Women!" - Air "Fell Rage and Black Despair Possessed"

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Act I, Scene IV: "This But the Smallest Part of Harmony" - "By Thee This Universal Frame"

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Act I, Scene V: "Racked With Infernal Pains" - Air "O Lord, Whose Mercies Numberless"

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Act I, Scene V: Symphony - "Tis All in Vain, His Fury Still Continues"

Track length2:14
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Act I, Scene V: Air "A Serpent, In My Bosom Warmed" - "Has He Escaped My Rage?"

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Act I, Scene V: Air "Capricious Man"

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Act I, Scene VI: "O Filial Pity!" - Air "No, Cruel Father, No!"

Track length3:00
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Act I, Scene VI: Air "O Lord, Whose Providence" - Chorus "Preserve Him for the Glory of Thy Name"

Track length3:37
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Act II, Scene I: Chorus "Envy! Eldest Born of Hell!"

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Act II, Scene II: "Ah! Dearest Friend" Air "But Sooner Jordan's Stream, I Swear"

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Act II, Scene II: "Oh Strange Vicissitude!" - Air "Such Haughty Beauties Rather Move"

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Act II, Scene II: "My Father Comes" - Scene III. "Hast Thou Obeyed My Orders"

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Act II. Scene III. 49. Air "Sin Not, O King, Against the Youth" / 50. Air "As Great Jehovah Lives" / 51. Air "From Cities Stormed, and Battles Won"

Track length4:54
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Act II. Scene IV. 52. "Appear, My Friend" / 53. Air "Your Words, O King, My Loyal Heart" / 54. "Yes, He Shall Wed My Daughter!"

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Act II. Scene V. 55. "A Father's Will Has Authorised My Love" / 56. Duet "O Fairest of Ten Thousand Fair" / 57. Chorus "Is There a Man"

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Act II. Scene V. 58. Symphony

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Act II. Scene VI. 59. "Thy Father Is As Cruel" / 60. Duet "At Persecution I Can Laugh"

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Act II. Scene VII. 61. "Whom Dost Thou Seek" / 62. Air "No, No Let the Guilty Tremble"

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Act II. Scene VIII. 63. "Mean As He Was, He Is My Brother Now" / 64. Air "Author of Peace, Who Canst Controul"

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Act II. Scene IX. 65. Symphony

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Act II. Scene IX. 66. "The Time At Length Is Come" / Scene X. 67. "Where Is the Son of Jesse?"

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Act II. Scene X. 68. Chorus "Oh Fatal Consequence of Rage"

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Act III. Scene I. 69. "Wretch That I Am" / 70. "Tis Said, Here Lives a Woman"

Track length3:15
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Act III. Scene II. 71. "With Me What Would'st Thou" / 72. Air "Infernal Spirits"

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Act III. Scene III. 73. "Why Hast Thou Forced Me from the Reals of Peace"

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Act III. Scene III. 74. Symphony

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Act III. Scene IV. 75. "Whence Comest Thou?" / 76. Air "Impious Wretch, of Race Accurst!"

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Act III. Scene IV. 77. March

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Act III. Scene V. 78. Chorus "Mourn, Israel"

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Act III. Scene V. 79. Air "Oh Let It Not In Gath Be Heard"

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Act III. Scene V. 80. Air "From This Unhappy Day"

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Act III, scene 5. N°81. Aria David: "Brave Jonathan his bow never drew" - N°82. Chorus: "Eagles were not so swift as they"

Track length2:13
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Act III. Scene V. 83. Air "In Sweetest Harmony They Lived!" / 84. "O Fatal Day!" / 85. "Ye Men of Judah, Weep No More!"

Track length9:06
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Act III. Scene V. 86. Chorus "Gird On Thy Sword, Thou Man of Might"

Track length5:01
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