Skip to main content

Handel: Messiah

Lucy Crowe (soprano), Tim Mead (counter-tenor), Andrew Staples (tenor), Christopher Purves (baritone)

Le Concert d’Astrée Orchestre et Chœur, Emmanuelle Haïm

Haïm herself proves broadly sensitive to tempo...and balance has been excellently managed in what is a resonant acoustic. Le Concert d’Astrée's chorus numbers 20...they also keep light on their... More…
  • Presto Recording of the Week
    8th December 2014

2 CDs

$17.25

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

This release includes a digital booklet

Contents

Handel: Messiah

Work length2:15:05
$70.20
$91.80
$105.30
  • Andrew Staples (tenor), Christopher Purves (bass), Lucy Crowe (soprano), Tim Mead (counter-tenor)
  • Orchestre du Concert d'Astrée, Choeur du Concert d'Astrée, Le Concert d'Astrée
  • Emmanuelle Haïm

Grave - Allegro moderato

Track length2:56
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Comfort ye my people" (Tenor)

Track length2:52
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Ev'ry valley shall be exalted" (Tenor)

Track length3:04
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed" (Chorus)

Track length2:30
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Thus saith the Lord of Hosts" (Bass)

Track length1:25
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"But who may abide the day of His coming?" (Alto)

Track length4:11
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"And he shall purify" (Chorus)

Track length2:25
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Behold, a virgin shall conceive" (Alto)

Track length0:25
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion" (Alto, Chorus)

Track length4:54
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"For behold, darkness shall cover the earth" (Bass)

Track length2:16
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"The people that walked in darkness" (Bass)

Track length3:37
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"For unto us a child is born" (Chorus)

Track length3:53
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

Larghetto e mezzo piano

Track length2:34
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"There were shepherds abiding in the field" (Soprano)

Track length0:10
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them" (Soprano)

Track length0:16
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"And the angel said unto them" (Soprano)

Track length0:30
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"And suddenly there was with the angel" (Soprano)

Track length0:17
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Glory to God in the highest" (Chorus)

Track length1:53
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion" (Soprano)

Track length4:04
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Then shall the eyes of the blind be open'd" (Alto)

Track length0:24
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"He shall feed His flock like a shepherd" (Alto, Soprano)

Track length5:17
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"His yoke is easy, His burthen is light" (Chorus)

Track length2:19
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Behold the Lamb of God" (Chorus)

Track length2:31
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"He was despised" (Alto)

Track length10:11
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Surely He hath borne our griefs" (Chorus)

Track length1:47
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"And with His stripes we are healed" (Chorus)

Track length2:05
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"All we, like sheep, have gone astray" (Chorus)

Track length3:24
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"All they that see Him laugh Him to scorn" (Tenor)

Track length0:41
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"He trusted in God" (Chorus)

Track length2:20
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Thy rebuke hath broken His heart" (Tenor)

Track length1:22
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Behold, and see, if there be any sorrow" (Tenor)

Track length1:29
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"He was cut off out of the land of the living" (Tenor)

Track length0:15
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"But Thou didst not leave His soul in hell" (Tenor)

Track length2:09
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Lift up your heads, O ye gates" (Chorus)

Track length2:56
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Unto which of the angels said He at any time" (Tenor)

Track length0:14
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Let all the angels of God worship Him" (Chorus)

Track length1:29
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Thou art gone up on high" (Alto)

Track length2:51
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"The Lord gave the word" (Chorus)

Track length1:06
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"How beautiful are the feet" (Soprano)

Track length2:20
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Their sound is gone out into all lands" (Chorus)

Track length1:23
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Why do the nations so furiously rage together" (Bass)

Track length2:43
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Let us break their bonds asunder" (Chorus)

Track length1:40
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"He that dwelleth in heaven" (Tenor)

Track length0:10
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron" (Tenor)

Track length1:50
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Hallelujah!" (Chorus)

Track length3:38
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"I know that my Redeemer liveth" (Soprano)

Track length5:59
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Since by man came death" (Chorus)

Track length1:59
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Behold, I tell you a mystery" (Bass)

Track length0:38
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"The trumpet shall sound" (Bass)

Track length8:43
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Then shall be brought to pass the saying" (Alto)

Track length0:15
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"O death, where is thy sting?" (Alto, Tenor)

Track length0:55
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"But thanks be to God" (Chorus)

Track length1:59
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"If God be for us, who can be against us?" (Soprano)

Track length4:40
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95

"Worthy is the Lamb that was slain" - Amen (Chorus)

Track length7:11
$1.30
$1.70
$1.95