The Messiah - Highlights

Composers: George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Claudio Scimone
Soloist: Patricia Schuman, Lucia Valentini Terrani, Bruce Ford, Gwynne Howell
Chorus: Ambrosian Singers
Orchestra: I Solisti Veneti
Genre: Choral Music
Label: Red Line
Booklet with lyrics/libretto: no
CDs / Unit: 1
Cat-Nr.: 47283-2
Total Time: 67:16
Recordingdate: 23/30.06.1989
Technologie: Digital
Release Date: 1996

Description

The most famous of H„ndel'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 H„ndel'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

No. Tracktitle Tracktime Price put into basket  
Disc 1
1
No. 3 Air (tenor)
Ev'ry valley shall be exalted
02.58 0,99 €
2
No. 4 Chorus
And the glory of the Lord
02.20 0,99 €
3
No. 7 Chorus
And he shall purify
02.25 0,99 €
4
No. 8 Recitative (alto)
Behold, a virgin shall conceive
00.40 0,99 €
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No. 9 Air (conaltro) & Chorus
O thou that tellest good tidings
04.25 0,99 €
6
No. 12 Chorus
For unto us a child is born
03.55 0,99 €
7
No. 18 Air (soptrano)
Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion
04.08 0,99 €
8
No. 21 Chorus
His yoke is easy
02.23 0,99 €
9
No. 24 Chorus
Surely he hath borne our griefs
02.07 0,99 €
10
No. 25 Chorus
And with his stripes we are healed
01.50 0,99 €
11
No. 26 Chorus
All we like sheep have gone astray
03.33 0,99 €
12
No. 30 Arioso (tenor)
Behold, and see if there be any sorrow
00.57 0,99 €
13
No. 31 Accompagnato (tenor)
He was cut off out of the land
00.18 0,99 €
14
No. 32 Air (tenor)
But thou didst not leave
01.41 0,99 €
15
No. 33 Chorus
Lift up your heads
02.56 0,99 €
16
No. 34 Recitative (tenor)
Unto which of the angels
00.15 0,99 €
17
No. 35 Chorus
Let all the angels of God
01.38 0,99 €
18
No. 37 Chorus
The Lord gave the word
01.08 0,99 €
19
No. 40 Air (bass)
Why do the nations so furiously
01.30 0,99 €
20
No. 41 Chorus
Let us break their bonds asunder
01.46 0,99 €
21
No. 44 Chorus
Hallelujah
03.35 0,99 €
22
No. 47 Recitative (bass)
Behold, I tell you a mystery
00.36 0,99 €
23
No. 48 Air (bass)
The trumpet shall sound
08.08 2,00 €
24
No. 49 Recitative (alto)
Then shall be brought to pass
00.25 0,99 €
25
No. 50 (alto, tenor)
O death, where is thy sting
No. 51 Chorus - But thanks be to God
03.11 0,99 €
26
No. 52 (Air soprano)
If God be for us
04.18 0,99 €
27
No. 53 Chorus
Worthy is the lamb
06.59 2,00 €

Reviews:

Orpheus (17.06.2004)


"Highly interesting cast ... The choir and instrumentalists give their very best"

Gramophone (17.06.2004)


Orpheus (17.06.2004)


"hochinteressante Besetzung ... die Chor- und Instrumentalkräfte bieten Bestes"

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