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Handel: Samson

Joshua Ellicott (tenor), Sophie Bevan(soprano), Fflur Wyn (soprano), Mary Bevan (soprano), Jess Dandy (contralto), Hugo Hymas (tenor), Matthew Brook (bass), Vitali Rozynko (bass-baritone)

Dunedin Consort, John Butt

Butt has created the best Samson ever...These choral forces make for a vibrancy unique among Samson recordings…Butt’s deep grasp of both Handel’s rhetoric and of large-scale structure turns the... More…

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Contents

Handel: Samson, HWV 57, Symphony

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I. Andante

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II. Allegro

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III. Menuet

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Handel: Samson, HWV 57, Act 1 Scene 1

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  • Joshua Ellicott, Mary Bevan, Hugo Hymas, Fflur Wyn, The Dunedin Consort, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, John Butt

I. This Day, a Solemn Feast (Recitative)

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II. Awake the Trumpet’s Lofty Sound! (Chorus)

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III. Ye Men of Gaza (Air)

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IV. Awake the Trumpet’s Lofty Sound! (Chorus)

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V. Loud As the Thunder’s Awful Voice (Air)

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VI. Then Free from Sorrow (Air)

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VII. Awake the Trumpet’s Lofty Sound! (Chorus)

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VIII. Why by an Angel (Recitative)

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IX. Torments, Alas, Are Not Confin’d (Air)

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Handel: Samson, HWV 57, Act 1 Scene 2

Work length17:53
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  • Joshua Ellicott, Jess Dandy, The Dunedin Consort, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, John Butt

I. Oh, Change Beyond Report (Recitative)

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II. O Mirror of Our Fickle State! (Air)

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III. Whom Have I to Complain of but Myself (Recitative)

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IV. Total Eclipse! (Air)

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V. Since Light so Necessary Is to Life (Accompagnato)

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VI. O First Created Beam (Chorus)

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VII. Ye See, My Friends (Recitative)

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Handel: Samson, HWV 57, Act 1 Scene 3

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  • Matthew Brook, Hugo Hymas, Joshua Ellicott, Jess Dandy, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, The Dunedin Consort, John Butt

I. Brethren and Men of Dan (Recitative)

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II. Oh, Miserable Change! (Accompagnato)

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III. Oh, Ever Failing Trust (Recitative)

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IV. God of Our Fathers (Air)

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V. The Good We Wish for (Accompagnato)

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VI. Thy Glorious Deeds Inspir’d My Tongue (Air)

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VII. Justly These Evils (Recitative)

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VIII. My Griefs for This (Accompagnato)

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IX. Why Does the God of Israel Sleep? (Air)

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X. There Lies Our Hope! (Recitative)

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XI. Then Shall They Know (Chorus)

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XII. For Thee, My Dearest Son (Recitative)

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XIII. My Genial Spirits Droop (Accompagnato)

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XIV. Then Long Eternity Shall Greet Your Bliss (Arioso)

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XV. Joys That Are Pure (Air)

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XVI. Then Round About the Starry Throne (Chorus)

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Handel: Samson, HWV 57, Act 2 Scene 1

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  • Matthew Brook, Joshua Ellicott, Jess Dandy, The Dunedin Consort, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, John Butt

I. Despair Not Thus! (Recitative)

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II. Just Are the Ways of God to Man (Air)

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III. My Evils Hopeless Are! (Recitative)

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IV. Return, O God of Hosts! (Air and Chorus)

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Handel: Samson, HWV 57, Act 2 Scene 2

Work length25:31
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  • Jess Dandy, Mary Bevan, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, Joshua Ellicott, Fflur Wyn, Sophie Bevan, The Dunedin Consort, John Butt

I. But Who Is This (Recitative)

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II. With Plaintive Notes (Air)

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III. Alas! Th’Event Was Worse (Recitative)

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IV. Your Charms to Ruin Led the Way (Air)

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V. Forgive What’s Done (Recitative)

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VI. My Faith and Truth (Duet)

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VII. Her Faith and Truth (Chorus)

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VIII. To Fleeting Pleasures Make Your Court (Air)

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IX. Her Faith and Truth (Chorus)

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X. Ne’er Think of That! (Recitative)

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XI. Traitor to Love (Duet)

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Handel: Samson, HWV 57, Act 2 Scene 3

Work length3:23
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  • Jess Dandy, Fflur Wyn, Joshua Ellicott, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, The Dunedin Consort, John Butt

I. She’s Gone! (Recitative)

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II. It Is Not Virtue (Air)

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III. Favour’d of Heav’n Is He (Recitative)

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IV. To Man God’s Universal Law (Chorus)

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Handel: Samson, HWV 57, Act 2 Scene 4

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  • Hugo Hymas, Jess Dandy, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, Vitali Rozynko, Joshua Ellicott, The Dunedin Consort, John Butt

I. No Words of Peace (Recitative)

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II. Honour and Arms Scorn Such a Foe (Air)

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III. Put on Your Arms (Recitative)

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IV. My Strength Is from the Living God (Air)

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V. With Thee, a Man Condemn’d (Recitative)

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VI. Go, Baffled Coward, Go (Duet)

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VII. Here Lie the Proof (Recitative)

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VIII. Hear, Jacob’s God (Chorus)

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IX. Dagon, Arise (Recitative)

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X. To Song and Dance We Give the Day (Air)

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XI. To Song and Dance We Give the Day (Chorus)

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XII. Fix’d in His Everlasting Seat (Chorus and Soli)

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Handel: Samson, HWV 57, Act 3 Scene 1

Work length18:58
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  • Jess Dandy, Joshua Ellicott, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, Vitali Rozynko, The Dunedin Consort, John Butt

I. More Trouble Is Behind (Recitative)

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II. Presuming Slave, to Move Their Wrath! (Air)

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III. Reflect Then, Samson (Recitative)

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IV. With Thunder Arm’d, Great God, Arise! (Chorus)

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V. Be of Good Courage (Recitative)

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VI. Then Shall I Make Jehovah’s Glory Known! (Accompagnato)

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VII. Thus When the Sun from’s Wat’ry Bed (Air)

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VIII. With Might Endued Above the Sons of Men (Accompagnato)

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IX. The Holy One of Israel (Air and Chorus)

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Handel: Samson, HWV 57, Act 3 Scene 2

Work length11:09
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  • Hugo Hymas, Jess Dandy, Matthew Brook, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, The Dunedin Consort, John Butt

I. Old Manoa, with Youthful Steps (Recitative)

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II. Great Dagon Has Subdu’d Our Foe (Air and Chorus)

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III. What Noise of Joy Was That? (Recitative)

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IV. How Willing My Paternal Love (Air)

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V. Your Hopes of His Deliv’ry (Recitative)

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I. Heav’n! What Noise! (Recitative)

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II. Hear Us, Our God! (Chorus)

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III. Noise Call You This? (Recitative)

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Handel: Samson, HWV 57, Act 3 Scene 2: Symphony

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I. Presto

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Handel: Samson, HWV 57, Act 3 Scene 3

Work length22:05
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  • Hugo Hymas, Mary Bevan, Jess Dandy, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, Matthew Brook, The Dunedin Consort, John Butt

I. Where Shall I Run (Recitative)

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II. Ye Sons of Israel, Now Lament (Air and Chorus)

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III. Proceed We Hence to Find His Body (Recitative)

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IV. Glorious Hero (Soli and Chorus)

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V. Come, Come! (Recitative)

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VI. Let the Bright Seraphim (Air)

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VII. Let Their Celestial Concerts All Unite (Chorus)

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