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Handel - Oratorios

Rosemary Joshua (Michal), Emma Bell (Merab), Lawrence Zazzo (David), J

eremy Ovenden (Jonathan), Michael Slattery (High Priest, Witch of Endor)

Finnur Bjarnason (Amalekite, Abner), Henry Waddington (Doeg, Samuel) & Gidon Saks (Saul), Kerstin Avemo (soprano), Patricia Bardon (alto),...

In Saul, the thrilling playing of Concerto Köln is displayed in immaculate sound and the RIAS Kammerchor is sufficiently weighty to make the lengthy opening Song of Triumph a glorious episode.... More…

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Handel: Saul

2:29:43
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  • Concerto Köln, RIAS Kammerchor
  • René Jacobs
  • Gidon Saks, Michael Slattery, Henry Waddington, Emma Bell, Rosemary Joshua, Finnur Bjarnason, Jeremy Ovenden, Lawrence Zazzo

Symphony

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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"

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

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

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

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

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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"

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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"

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

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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"

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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"

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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!"

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

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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"

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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"

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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"

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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!"

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

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Handel: Messiah

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  • Choir of Clare College Cambridge, Freiburger Barockorchester
  • René Jacobs
  • Neal Davies, Patricia Bardon, Kobie van Rensburg, Lawrence Zazzo, Kerstin Avemo

Part 1, 1. "Sinfony"

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Part 1, 2. Accompagnato (tenor) "Comfort ye, my people, saith your God"

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Part 1, 3. Air (tenor) "Every valley shall be exalted"

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Part 1, 4. chorus "And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed"

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Part 1, 5. Accompagnato (bass) "Thus saith the Lord of Hosts"

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Part 1, 6. Air (countertenor) "But who may abide the day of His coming?"

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Part 1, 7. Chorus "And He shall purify the sons of Levi"

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Part 1, 8. Recitative (alto) "Behold, a virgin shall conceive" - 9. Air (alto) & Chorus "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion, arise"

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Part 1, 10. Accompagnato (bass) "For behold, darkness shall cover the earth"

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Part 1, 11. Air (bass) "The people that walked in darkness"

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Part 1, 12. Chorus "For unto us a child is born"

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Part 1, 13. Sinfonia pastorale -14a."There were shepherds"-14b. "And lo, the angel of the Lord"-15. "And the angel said"-16. "And suddenly there was"

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Part 1, 17. Chorus "Glory to God in the highest"

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Part 1, 18. Air (soprano) "Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion"

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Part 1, 19. Recitative (alto) "Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened" - 20. Air (alto & countertenor) "He shall feed His flock"

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Part 1, 21. Chorus "His yoke is easy, and His burthen is light"

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Part 2, 22. Chorus "Behold the lamb of God"

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Part 2, 23. Air (alto) "He was despised and rejected of men"

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Part 2, 24. Chorus "Surely He hath borne our griefs"

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Part 2, 25. Chorus "And with His stripes we are healed"

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Part 2, 26. Chorus "All we like sheep have gone astray"

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Part 2, 27. Accompagnato (tenor) "All they that see Him laugh Him to scorn"

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Part 2, 28. Chorus "He trusted in God that He would deliver Him"

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Part 2, 29. Accompagnato (tenor) "Thy rebuke hath broken His heart"

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Part 2, 30. Arioso (tenor) "Behold and see if there be any sorrow"

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Part 2, 31."He was cut off out of the land of the living" - 32."But Thou didst not leave His soul in hell"

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Part 2, 33. Chorus "Lift up your heads, O ye gates"

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Part 2, 34. Recitative (tenor) "Unto which of the angels said He at any time"

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Part 2, 35. Chorus "Let all the angels of God worship Him"

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Part 2, 36. Air (countertenor) "Thou art gone up on high"

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Part 2, 37. Chorus "The Lord gave the world"

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Part 2, 38. Air (countertenor) "How beautiful are the feet of them"

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Part 2, 39. Chorus "Their sound is gone out into all lands"

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Part 2, 40. Air (bass) "Why do the nations so furiously rage together"

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Part 2, 41. Chorus "Let us break their bonds asunder"

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Part 2, 42. Recitative (tenor) "He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn" - 43. Air (tenor) "Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron"

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Part II, Sc. 6, Hallelujah!

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Part 3, 45. Air (soprano) "I know that my redeemer liveth"

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Part 3, 46. Chorus "Since by man came death"

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Part 3, 47. Accompagnato (bass) "Behold, I tell you a mystery" - 48. Air (bass) "The trumpet shall sound"

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Part 3, 49. Recitative (alto) "Then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written" - 50. Duet (alto & tenor) "O Death, where is thy sting?"

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Part 3, 51. Chorus "But thanks be to God who giveth us the victory"

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Part 3, 52. Air (countertenor) "If God be for us, who can be against us?"

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Part 3, 53. Chorus "Worthy is the Lamb that was slain" - 54. Chorus "Amen"

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