Messiah arias and choruses
by Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
|Format:||Music CD 2001|
|Availability:||Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 6 copies|
ContentsNo. 2, recitative (tenor): Comfort ye, comfort ye my people (3:38)
No. 3, aria (tenor): Every valley shall be exalted (3:33)
No. 4 (chorus): And the glory of the Lord (3:16)
No. 8, recitative (alto): Behold, a virgin shall conceive ; No. 9, aria (alto, chorus): O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (7:24)
No. 12 (chorus): For unto us a child is born (4:28)
No. 16, recitative (soprano): And suddenly there was with the angel ; No. 17 (chorus): Glory to God in the highest (2:34)
No. 18, aria (soprano): Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (4:41)
No. 40, aria (bass): Why do the nations so furiously rage together? (2:53)
No. 41 (chorus): Let us break their bonds asunder (1:53)
No. 44 (chorus): Hallelujah! (4:37)
No. 45, aria (soprano): I know that my Redeemer liveth (7:12)
No. 47, recitative (bass): Behold, I tell you a mystery ; No. 48, aria (bass): The trumpet shall sound (9:08)
No. 53 (chorus): Worthy is the lamb ; Amen (9:22).
-- Songs and music.
Oratorios -- Excerpts.
|Publisher|| New York, NY :Decca/Universal :2001
Distributed by Universal Music and Video Distribution,
|Other Titles|| Messiah.
Sutherland, Joan, 1926-2010, performer.
Bumbry, Grace, 1937-2023 performer.
McKellar, Kenneth, performer.
Ward, David, 1922-1983, performer.
Malcolm, George, 1917-1997, performer.
Downes, Ralph, 1904-1993, performer.
Stringer, Alan, performer.
Boult, Adrian, 1889-1983, conductor.
London Symphony Orchestra, performer.
London Symphony Chorus, performer.
Joan Sutherland, soprano ; Grace Bumbry, alto ; Kenneth McKellar, tenor ; David Ward, bass ; George Malcolm, harpsichord ; Ralph Downes, organ ; Alan Stringer, trumpet ; London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus ; Sir Adrian Boult, conductor.
Text compiled by Charles Jennens from the Bible.
1 audio disc (64 min., 44 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.