The Messiah

Composers: George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Claudio Scimone
Soloist: Patricia Schuman, Lucia Valentini Terrani, Bruce Ford, Gwynne Howell
Chorus: The Ambrosian Singers
Orchestra: I Solisti Veneti
Genre: Baroque
Label: Baroque
Booklet with lyrics/libretto: yes
CDs / Unit: 1
Cat-Nr.: 47105-2
Total Time: 131:16
Recordingdate: 23/30.06.1989
Technologie: Digital
Release Date: 1995

Description

The most famous of Händel’s oratorios in a sumptious recording which offers four excellent soloists, the powerful and experienced singing of the english chorus the Ambrosian Singers, and the lightness and brilliancy of sound of I Solisti Veneti conducted by Claudio Scimone. When it first appeared on the market, this recording was acclaimed worldwide by the critics as one of the best ever recordings of Händel’s masterpiece and as a golden mean between tradition and philology.

- Worldwide recognized artists

- Excellent recording with extremely positive critics on the main
- international music magazines

- A ‘must’ for Christmas presents

- Appealing music including the famous chorus ‘Halleluja’

- No quality alternative at budget price

Table of MP3 Tracks

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No. 1 Sinphony, Grave-Allegro moderato
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No. 2 Accompagnato, Comfort ye comfort ye my people
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No. 3 Air, Ev´ry valley shall be exalted
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No. 4 Chorus, And the glory of the Lord
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No. 5 Accompagnato, Thus saith the Lord of Hosts
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No. 6 Air, But who may abide the day
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No. 7 Chorus, And he shall purify
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No. 8 Recitative, Behold a virgin shall conceive
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No. 9 Air, O thou that tellest good tidings
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No. 10 Accompagnato, For behold darkness shall cover
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No. 11 Air, The people that walked
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No. 12 Chorus, For unto us a Child is born
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No. 13 Pifa (Pastoral Symphony), Larghetto e mezzo piano
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No. 14 Recitative, There were shepherds - No. 15 Recitative, And the angels said unto them - No. 16 Accompagnato, And suddenly there was
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No. 17 Chorus, Glory to God in the highest
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No. 18 Air, Rejoice greatly O daughter of Zion
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No. 19 Recitative, Then shall the eyes
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No. 20 Air, He shall feed his flock
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No. 21 Chorus, His yoke is easy
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No. 22 Chorus, Behold the Lamb of God
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No. 23 Air, He was despised and rejected
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Disc 2
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No. 24 Chorus, Surely he hath borne our griefs
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No. 25 Chorus, And with his stripes we are healed
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No. 26 Chorus, All we like sheep have gone astray
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No. 27 Accompagnato, All they that see him
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No. 28 Chorus, He trusted in God
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No. 29 Accompagnato, Thy rebuke hath broken his heart
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No. 30 Arioso, Behold and see if there
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No. 31 Accompagnato, He was cut off out of the Land
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No. 32 Air, But thou didst not leave
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No. 33 Chorus, Lift up your heads
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No. 34 Recitative, Unto which of the angels
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No. 35 Chorus, Let all the angels of God
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No. 36 Air, Thou art gone up on high
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No. 37 Chorus, The Lord gave the word
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No. 38 Air, How beautiful are the feet
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No. 39 Chorus, Their sound is gone out
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No. 40 Air, Why do the nations so furiously
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No. 41 Chorus, Let us break their bonds asunder
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No. 42 Recitative, He that dwelleth in heaven
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No. 43 Air, Thou shalt break them
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No. 44 Chorus, Hallelujah
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No. 45 Air, I know that my Redeemer
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No. 46 Chorus, Since by man came death
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No. 47 Recitative, Behold I tell you a mystery
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No. 48 Air, The trumpet shall sound
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No. 49 Recitative, Then shall be brought to pass
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No. 50 Duet, O death where is thy sting
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No. 52 Air, If God be for us
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No. 53 Chorus, Worthy is the Lamb
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Gramophone (17.06.2004)


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