Rachel Redmond (soprano), Damien Guillon (counter tenor), Nicholas Mulroy (tenor), Matthias Winckhler (bass)
Capella Reial de Catalunya, Concert des Nations, Jordi Savall
This concert, recorded live at Versailles, embraces Le Concert des Nations’ breadth of textured sonorities...there is no-nonsense directness in choruses of gutsy resonance and emotive impact,... — More…
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Handel: The Messiah, HWV 56
- Nicholas Mulroy, Matthias Winckhler, Damien Guillon, Rachel Redmond
- Le Concert des Nations, La Capella Reial de Catalunya
- Jordi Savall
Sinfony Overture Grave. Allegro moderato
Recitative Accompagnato "Comfort ye My People"
Air "Ev’ry Valley Shall Be Exalted"
Chorus "And the Glory of The Lord"
Recitative Accompagnato: Thus Saith The Lord
Air "But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming?
Chorus "And He Shall Purify"
Recitative "Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive"
Air & Chorus "O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion"
Recitative Accompagnato "For, Behold, Darkness Shall Cover the Earth"
Air "The People That Walked in Darkness"
Chorus "For Unto Us a Child Is Born"
Pifa "Pastoral Symphony"
Recitative "There Were Shepherds Abiding in the Field"
Recitative Accompagnato "And, lo, The Angel of the Lord Came Upon Them"
Recitative "And the Angel Said Unto Them"
Chorus "Glory to God"
Air "Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion"
Recitative "Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind"
Air "He Shall Feed His Flock"
Chorus "His Yoke Is Easy"
Chorus "Behold the Lamb of God"
Air "He Was Despised"
Chorus "Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs"
Chorus "And With His Stripes We Are Healed"
Chorus "All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray"
Recitative Accompagnato "All They That See Him, Laugh Him to Scorn"
Chorus "He Trusted in God"
Recitative Accompagnato "Thy Rebuke Hath Broken His Heart"
Air "Behold, And See if There Be Any Sorrow"
Recitative Accompagnato "He Was Cut Off Out of the Land of the Living"
Air "But Thou Didst Not Leave His Soul in Hell"
Chorus "Lift Up Your Heads, O ye Gates"
Recitative: Unto Which of the Angels Said He at Any Time"
Chorus "Let All the Angels of God Worship Him"
Air "Thou Art Gone Up on High"
Chorus "The Lord Gave the Word"
Air "How Beautiful Are the Feet"
Chorus "Their Sound Is Gone Out"
Air "Why Do the Nations So Furiously Rage Together?"
Chorus "Let Us Break Their Bonds Asunder"
Recitative "He That Dwelleth in Heaven"
Air "Thou Shalt Break Them"
Air "I Know That My Redeemer Liveth"
Chorus "Since By Man Came Death"
Recitative Accompagnato "Behold, I Tell You a Mystery"
Air "The Trumpet Shall Sound"
Recitative "Then Shall Be Bought to Pass"
Duet "O Death, Where Is Thy Sting?"
Chorus "But Thanks Be to God"
Air "If God Be for Us"
Chorus "Worthy Is the Lamb That Was Slain – Amen"