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Handel: Streams of Pleasure

Karina Gauvin (soprano) & Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto)

Il Complesso Barocco, Alan Curtis

Bright, edgy woodwind; neat violins; an ever-purposeful bass line; two healthful, smiling voices and some lovely music. There is much to admire...but there is little sense of dramatic context...If... More…

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Contents

 Excerpt, Handel: Belshazzar

2:27
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  • Alan Curtis
  • Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto)

Belshazzar, HWV 61, Act III: Aria: Destructive war, thy limits know

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 Excerpt, Handel: Theodora, HWV 68

4:46
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  • Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto), Karina Gauvin (soprano)

Theodora, HWV 68, Act II: To thee, thou glorious son of worth

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 Excerpt, Handel: Alexander Balus

6:06
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  • Alan Curtis
  • Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto)

Alexander Balus, HWV 65, Act III: Fury with red sparkling eyes

6:06
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 Excerpt, Handel: Susanna, HWV66

6:49
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Susanna, HWV 66, Act II: Lead me - Crystal streams in murmurs flowing

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 Excerpt, Handel: Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63

3:01
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  • Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto), Karina Gauvin (soprano)

Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63, Act I: Duet: From this dread scene

3:01
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 Excerpt, Handel: Theodora, HWV 68

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Act II: Aria: Streams of pleasure ever flowing

5:40
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Act I: Recitative: Ah! whither should we fly? - Aria: As with rosy steps the morn

6:56
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Handel: Joseph and his Brethren

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  • Alan Curtis
  • Karina Gauvin (soprano)

Joseph and His Brethren, HWV 59, Act III: Aria: Prophetic raptures swell my breast

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 Excerpt, Handel: Joshua, HWV 64

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  • Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto), Karina Gauvin (soprano)

Joshua, HWV 64, Act I: Our limpid streams with freedom flow

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 Excerpt, Handel: Solomon

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  • Karina Gauvin (soprano)

Solomon, HWV 67, Part II: Can I see my infant gor'd

4:26
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 Excerpt, Handel: Alexander Balus

2:39
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Alexander Balus, HWV 65, Act I: Aria: Fair virtue shall charm me

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 Excerpt, Handel: Solomon

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Solomon, HWV 67, Act I: Recitative: Thou fair inhabitant - Welcome as the dawn of day

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 Excerpt, Handel: Hercules

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  • Karina Gauvin (soprano)

Hercules, HWV 60, Act I: Recitative: Forgive me - Aria: My father

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 Excerpt, Handel: Theodora, HWV 68

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Theodora, HWV 68, Act II: Recitative: But why art thour disquieted - Aria: Oh! that I on wings could rise

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 Excerpt, Handel: Belshazzar

5:08
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  • Karina Gauvin (soprano)

Belshazzar, HWV 61, Act III: Great victor, at your feet I bow

5:08
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