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Handel: Ode for St Cecilia’s Day

Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Ian Bostridge (tenor)

Dunedin Consort, John Butt

You should catch Carolyn Sampson, Ian Bostridge and the Dunedin in this Handel masterpiece. They glide through the score in utterly ravishing ways that transcend rival recordings…Butt’s tempos... More…
  • Presto Editor's Choice
    October 2018

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Contents

Handel: Ode for St Cecilia’s Day, HWV 76

50:30
  • The Dunedin Consort, John Butt, Ian Bostridge, Polish Radio Choir, Carolyn Sampson

I. Overture. Larghetto e staccato

1:40

II. Overture. Allegro

1:57

III. Overture. Minuet

2:49

IV. Recitative. From Harmony, from Heav’nly Harmony

0:25

V. Accompagnato. When Nature Underneath a Heap

2:53

VI. Chorus. From Harmony, from Heav’nly Harmony

3:27

VII. Aria. What Passion Cannot Music Raise and Quell!

7:30

VIII. Aria and Chorus. The Trumpet’s Loud Clangour

3:37

IX. March

1:47

X. Aria. The Soft Complaining Flute

5:12

XI. Aria. Sharp Violins Proclaim

3:56

XII. Aria. But Oh! What Art Can Teach

5:29

XIII. Aria. Orpheus Could Lead the Savage Race

1:35

XIV. Accompagnato. But Bright Cecilia Rais’d the Wonder

0:45

XV. Solo and Chorus. As from the Pow’r of Sacred Lays

7:28

Handel: Concerto Grosso in A Minor, Op. 6 No. 4

10:34
  • The Dunedin Consort, John Butt

I. Larghetto affettuoso

2:32

II. Allegro

2:57

III. Largo e piano

2:13

IV. Allegro

2:52
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