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Handel: Messiah

Lucy Crowe (soprano), Alex Potter (countertenor), Michael Spyres (tenor), Matthew Brook (bass), The English Concert & Choir, John Nelson

The theatrical instincts that have served Nelson so well in Berlioz ensure some detailed characterisation such as the semiquaver flurry of beating wings as the angels prepare to impart their... More…
  • Presto Recording of the Week
    22nd December 2023
  • Opus Klassik Awards
    2024
    Nominated - Choral Recording of the Year

2 CDs + DVD Video

$30.75

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This release includes a digital booklet

Contents

Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1

Work length52:40
$28.60
$37.40
$42.90
  • Michael Spyres (tenor), Matthew Brook (bass-baritone), Alex Potter (countertenor), Lucy Crowe (soprano)
  • The English Concert, Choir of The English Concert
  • John Nelson

Sinfonia. Grave - Allegro moderato

Track length3:33
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Accompagnato. "Comfort Ye, My People"

Track length2:48
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Aria. "Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Exalted"

Track length3:20
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Chorus. "And the Glory of the Lord"

Track length2:29
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Accompagnato. "Thus Saith the Lord of Hosts"

Track length1:25
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Aria. "But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming?"

Track length4:18
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Chorus. "And He Shall Purify"

Track length2:24
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Recitative. "Behold, a Virgin Shall Conceive"

Track length0:25
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Aria and Chorus. "O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion"

Track length5:06
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Accompagnato. "For Behold"

Track length1:49
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Aria. "The People That Walked in Darkness"

Track length3:23
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Chorus. "For Unto Us a Child Is Born"

Track length4:05
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Pifa. Larghetto e mezzo piano

Track length2:31
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Recitative. "There Were Shepherds"

Track length0:16
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Recitative. "And Lo, the Angel of the Lord Came Upon Them"

Track length0:18
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Recitative. "And the Angel Said Unto Them"

Track length0:29
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Recitative and Accompagnato. "And Suddenly"

Track length0:15
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Chorus. "Glory to God in the Highest"

Track length1:49
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Aria. "Rejoice Greatly"

Track length4:25
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Recitative. "Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind Be Open'd"

Track length0:28
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Duet. "He Shall Feed His Flock"

Track length4:50
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Chorus. "His Yoke Is Easy"

Track length2:14
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Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 2

Work length54:45
Album only
Album only
Album only
  • Alex Potter (countertenor), Michael Spyres (tenor), Michael Sypres (tenor), Matthew Brook (bass-baritone), Rory McCleery (countertenor)
  • Choir of The English Concert, The English Concert
  • John Nelson

Chorus. "Behold the Lamb of God"

Track length3:36
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Aria. "He Was Despised"

Track length10:35
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Chorus. "Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs"

Track length2:12
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Chorus. "And with His Stripes"

Track length2:11
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Chorus. "All We, Like Sheep, Have Gone Astray"

Track length3:48
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Accompagnato. "All They That See Him Laugh Him to Scorn"

Track length0:40
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Chorus. "He Trusted in God"

Track length2:05
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Accompagnato. "Thy Rebuke Hath Broken His Heart"

Track length1:53
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Aria. "Behold, and See"

Track length1:31
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Recitative. "He Was Cut off out of the Land of the Living"

Track length0:16
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Aria. "But Thou Didst Not Leave His Soul in Hell"

Track length2:13
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Chorus. "Lift Up Your Heads"

Track length2:57
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Recitative. "Unto Which of the Angels He at Any Time"

Track length0:13
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Chorus. "Let All the Angels of God Worship Him"

Track length1:29
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Aria. "Thou Art Gone up on High"

Track length3:10
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Chorus. "The Lord Gave the Word"

Track length1:04
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Aria. "How Beautiful Are the Feet"

Track length1:01
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Chorus. "Break Forth into Joy"

Track length2:09
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Chorus. "Their Sound Is Gone out into All Lands"

Track length1:26
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Aria. "Why Do the Nations"

Track length2:50
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Chorus. "Let Us Break Their Bonds Asunder"

Track length1:34
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Recitative. "He That Dwelleth in Heaven"

Track length0:10
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Aria. "Thou Shalt Break Them"

Track length1:59
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Chorus. "Hallelujah"

Track length3:43
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Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 3

Work length33:13
$11.70
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  • Lucy Crowe (soprano), Matthew Brook (bass-baritone), Alex Potter (countertenor), Michael Spyres (tenor)
  • Choir of The English Concert, The English Concert
  • John Nelson

Aria. "I Know That My Redeemer Liveth"

Track length5:40
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Chorus. "Since by Man Came Death"

Track length2:07
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Accompagnato. "Behold, I Tell You a Mystery"

Track length0:40
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Aria. "The Trumpet Shall Sound"

Track length8:46
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Recitative. "Then Shall Be Brought to Pass the Saying"

Track length0:17
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Duet. "O Death"

Track length1:36
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Chorus. "But Thanks Be to God"

Track length2:03
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Aria. "If God Be for Us"

Track length4:40
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Chorus. "Worthy Is the Lamb"

Track length7:24
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Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Appendix

Work length26:14
$10.40
$13.60
$15.60
  • Matthew Brook (bass-baritone), Lucy Crowe (soprano), Alex Potter (countertenor), Michael Spyres (tenor)
  • The English Concert
  • John Nelson

Aria. "But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming?"

Track length3:13
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Arioso. "But Lo, the Angel of the Lord Came Upon Them"

Track length1:37
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Aria. "Rejoice Greatly"

Track length6:05
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Aria. "Thou Art Gone up on High"

Track length3:11
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Aria. "Thou Art Gone up on High" (Alternate Version)

Track length2:58
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Aria. "How Beautiful Are the Feet"

Track length4:50
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Aria. "How Beautiful Are the Feet" (Alternate Version)

Track length3:12
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"Their Sound Is Gone out into All Lands"

Track length1:08
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