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Elin Manahan-Thomas - Eternal Light

Elin Manahan-Thomas (soprano)

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Harry Christophers

…what really marks Thomas out is the humanity and intimacy of her very personal interpretations of such familiar pieces as Handel's 'Ombra Maio Fu' (which also features lovely trumpet playing... More…
  • Presto Recording of the Week
    9th July 2007

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Contents

Hildegard: Symphonia et Ordo virtutum: O Euchari, in leta via

1:43
  • Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano)

 Excerpt, Handel: Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV74

3:50
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Harry Christophers
  • Martin Kelly (viola), Joseph Crouch (cello), Jan Schlapp (viola), Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), Ray Mowatt (violin), Susan Sheppard (cello), Chi-chi Nwanoku (double bass), Siobhan Armstrong (harp), Alastair Ross (organ), David Blackadder (trumpet), Joanna Lawrence (violin), David Miller (theorbo), Susan Carpenter-Jacobs (violin), Margaret Faultless (leader), Catherine Mackintosh (violin), Claire Holden (violin), Catherine Weiss (violin), Jill Samuel (violin), Catherine Ford (violin)

Vivaldi: Nulla in mundo pax sincera, motet for soprano, strings & continuo, RV 630

5:54
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Harry Christophers
  • Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), Joanna Lawrence (violin), Catherine Ford (violin), Alastair Ross (organ), Susan Carpenter-Jacobs (violin), Jan Schlapp (viola), Chi-chi Nwanoku (double bass), Joseph Crouch (cello), Annette Isserlis (viola), Catherine Mackintosh (violin), Susan Sheppard (cello), Claire Holden (violin), Catherine Weiss (violin), Jill Samuel (violin), Margaret Faultless (leader), Claire Sansom (violin)

Handel: Ombra mai fu (from Serse)

2:52
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Harry Christophers
  • Annette Isserlis (viola), Jan Schlapp (viola), Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), Joanna Lawrence (violin), Joseph Crouch (cello), Susan Sheppard (cello), Alastair Ross (harpsichord), Chi-chi Nwanoku (double bass), Catherine Ford (violin), Eligio Quinteiro (theorbo), Siobhan Armstrong (harp), Claire Sansom (violin), Margaret Faultless (leader), Catherine Mackintosh (violin), Claire Holden (violin), Catherine Weiss (violin), Jill Samuel (violin), Susan Carpenter-Jacobs (violin)

Pergolesi: Salve Regina in F minor: Et Jesum

2:11
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Harry Christophers
  • Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), Joanna Lawrence (violin), Catherine Ford (violin), Alastair Ross (organ), Susan Carpenter-Jacobs (violin), Jan Schlapp (viola), Chi-chi Nwanoku (double bass), Joseph Crouch (cello), Annette Isserlis (viola), Catherine Mackintosh (violin), Susan Sheppard (cello), Claire Holden (violin), Catherine Weiss (violin), Jill Samuel (violin), Margaret Faultless (leader), Claire Sansom (violin)

Bach, J S: Bist du bei mir, BWV508

2:50
  • Harry Christophers
  • Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), Alastair Ross (organ), Joseph Crouch (cello)

Vivaldi: Dorilla In Tempe, RV 709: Dell'aura al sussurar

2:09
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Harry Christophers
  • Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), Jan Schlapp (viola), Joanna Lawrence (violin), Eligio Quinteiro (theorbo), Catherine Ford (violin), Annette Isserlis (viola), Joseph Crouch (cello), Chi-chi Nwanoku (double bass), Susan Sheppard (cello), Susan Carpenter-Jacobs (violin), Siobhan Armstrong (harp), Alastair Ross (harpsichord), Claire Sansom (violin), Margaret Faultless (leader), Claire Holden (violin), Catherine Weiss (violin), Jill Samuel (violin), Catherine Mackintosh (violin)

Arne: Where the Bee Sucks

2:10
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Harry Christophers
  • Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), Susan Carpenter-Jacobs (violin), Joanna Lawrence (violin), Catherine Ford (violin), Joseph Crouch (cello), Eligio Quinteiro (theorbo), Alastair Ross (harpsichord), Chi-chi Nwanoku (double bass), Susan Sheppard (cello), Catherine Mackintosh (violin), Catherine Weiss (violin), Claire Holden (violin), Jill Samuel (violin), Margaret Faultless (leader), Claire Sansom (violin)

Handel: Semele: Where'er you walk

5:06
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Harry Christophers
  • Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), Annette Isserlis (viola), Jan Schlapp (viola), Eligio Quinteiro (theorbo), Joanna Lawrence (violin), Joseph Crouch (cello), Susan Sheppard (cello), Lisa Beznosiuk (flute), Chi-chi Nwanoku (double bass), Catherine Ford (violin), Siobhan Armstrong (harp), Alastair Ross (harpsichord), Claire Sansom (violin), Margaret Faultless (leader), Catherine Mackintosh (violin), Claire Holden (violin), Catherine Weiss (violin), Jill Samuel (violin), Susan Carpenter-Jacobs (violin)

Bach, J S: Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterben

5:17
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Harry Christophers
  • Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), Anthony Robson (oboe da caccia), Richard Earle (oboe da caccia), Lisa Beznosiuk (flute)
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Handel: Rinaldo, HWV 7a / Act 2

5:15
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Harry Christophers
  • Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano)

"Lascia ch'io pianga"

5:15

Handel: "Let The Bright Seraphim", HWV 57

5:08
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Harry Christophers
  • Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), Martin Kelly (viola), Jan Schlapp (viola), David Blackadder (trumpet), Ray Mowatt (violin), Joseph Crouch (cello), Susan Sheppard (cello), Alastair Ross (harpsichord), Chi-chi Nwanoku (double bass), Joanna Lawrence (violin), David Miller (theorbo), Siobhan Armstrong (harp), Catherine Mackintosh (violin), Margaret Faultless (leader), Susan Carpenter-Jacobs (violin), Claire Holden (violin), Catherine Weiss (violin), Jill Samuel (violin), Catherine Ford (violin)

Dowland: Flow my teares (Lacrimæ)

4:05
  • Harry Christophers
  • Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), David Miller (lute)

Purcell: When I am laid in earth (from Dido and Aeneas)

4:41
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Harry Christophers
  • Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), Jan Schlapp (viola), Ray Mowatt (violin), David Miller (theorbo), Joanna Lawrence (violin), Martin Kelly (viola), Siobhan Armstrong (harp), Susan Sheppard (cello), Joseph Crouch (cello), Catherine Ford (violin), Chi-chi Nwanoku (double bass), Claire Holden (violin), Margaret Faultless (leader), Catherine Mackintosh (violin), Catherine Weiss (violin), Jill Samuel (violin), Susan Carpenter-Jacobs (violin)

Dowland: Weepe you no more, sad fountaines

4:09
  • Harry Christophers
  • Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), David Miller (lute)

Monteverdi: Pur ti miro (I gaze upon you) from L'Incoronazione di Poppea

4:57
  • Harry Christophers
  • Alastair Ross (harpsichord), Robin Blaze (counter-tenor), Siobhan Armstrong (harp), Joseph Crouch (cello), Eligio Quinteiro (theorbo), Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano)
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