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As Steals the Morn

Handel - Arias & scenes for tenor

Mark Padmore (tenor), Lucy Crowe (soprano), Robin Blaze (countertenor) & Katharina Spreckelsen (oboe obligato)

The English Concert, Andrew Manze

Handel was one of the first Baroque composers to invest his talents in the tenor voice and here this unique English legacy is recalled. Through his shading, dynamic range and commitment to the... More…
  • Presto Recording of the Week
    11th June 2007
  • Gramophone Magazine
    May 2007
    Editor's Choice
  • BBC Music Magazine Awards
    2008
    Vocal Award Winner

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Contents

Handel: Alceste: Act IV, Enjoy the sweet Elysian grove

5:37
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Handel: Semele: Where'er you walk

5:17
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Handel: Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno: Part I, Urne voi

3:32
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Handel: Tamerlano: Act I, Scene 1, Forte e lieto

6:08
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Handel: Tamerlano: Act III, Scene 10, Oh per me lieto, avventuroso giorno!

3:53
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Handel: Tamerlano: Act III, Scene 10, Figlia mia / Tu, spietato

6:06
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Handel: Samson: Act I, Scene 2, Total eclipse

4:38
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Handel: Samson: Act II, Scene 2, Did love constrain thee?

0:32
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Handel: Samson: Act II, Scene 2, Your charms to ruin led the way

3:18
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Handel: Samson: Act III, Scene 1, Let but that spirit / Then shall I make

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Handel: Samson: Act III, Scene 1, Thus when the sun from's wat'ry bed

5:32
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Handel: Rodelinda: Act III, Scene 6, Fatto inferno

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Handel: Rodelinda: Act III, Scene 6, Pastorello d'un povero armento

5:15
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Handel: Esther: Act I, Scene 2, Tune your harps

4:19
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Handel: Jephtha: Act II, Scene 2, Heav'n smiles once more

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Handel: Jephtha: Act II, Scene 2, His mighty arm

5:59
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Handel: Jephtha: Act III, Scene 1, Waft her, angels

5:43
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Handel: L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, ed il Moderato, Part III: As steals the morn

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