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Handel: Messiah (Complete) / Apollo Chorus Of Chicago, Et Al


Release Date: 12/05/2006 
Label:  Clarion   Catalog #: 919   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  William HiteJeffrey StraussPatrice DjerejianMaria Jette,   ... 
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  OrchestraApollo Chorus of Chicago
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Messiah, HWV 56: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/2005 
Venue:  Harris Theater, Millennium Park, Chicago 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
2. Messiah, HWV 56: Comfort ye my people by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  William Hite (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
3. Messiah, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  William Hite (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
4. Messiah, HWV 56: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
5. Messiah, HWV 56: Thus saith the Lord... by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jeffrey Strauss (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
6. Messiah, HWV 56: But who may abide the day of His coming? by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jeffrey Strauss (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
7. Messiah, HWV 56: And He shall purify the sons of Levi by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
8. Messiah, HWV 56: Behold a Virgin shall conceive by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Patrice Djerejian (Alto)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 22 Secs. 
9. Messiah, HWV 56: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Patrice Djerejian (Alto)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
10. Messiah, HWV 56: For, behold, darkness shall cover the earth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jeffrey Strauss (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
11. Messiah, HWV 56: The people that walked in darkness by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jeffrey Strauss (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
12. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
13. Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony "Pifa" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 3 Secs. 
14. Messiah, HWV 56: There were shepherds abiding in the field by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Maria Jette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 28 Secs. 
15. Messiah, HWV 56: And the angel said unto them by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Maria Jette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 32 Secs. 
16. Messiah, HWV 56: And suddenly there was with the angel by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Maria Jette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 16 Secs. 
17. Messiah, HWV 56: Glory to God in the highest by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
18. Messiah, HWV 56: Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Maria Jette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
19. Messiah, HWV 56: Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Patrice Djerejian (Alto)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 31 Secs. 
20. Messiah, HWV 56: He shall feed His flock...Come unto Him by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Patrice Djerejian (Alto)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
21. Messiah, HWV 56: His yoke is easy and His burthen is light by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
22. Messiah, HWV 56: Behold the Lamb of God by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
23. Messiah, HWV 56: He was despised and rejected by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Patrice Jette (Alto)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 16 Secs. 
24. Messiah, HWV 56: Surely He hath borne our griefs by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
25. Messiah, HWV 56: And with His stripes we are healed by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
26. Messiah, HWV 56: All we like sheep have gone astray by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
27. Messiah, HWV 56: All they that see Him laugh Him to scorn by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  William Hite (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 42 Secs. 
28. Messiah, HWV 56: He trusted in God, let Him deliver him by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
29. Messiah, HWV 56: Thy rebuke hath broken his heart by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  William Hite (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
30. Messiah, HWV 56: Behold and see if there be any sorrow by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  William Hite (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
31. Messiah, HWV 56: He was cut off by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Maria Jette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 15 Secs. 
32. Messiah, HWV 56: But thou didst not leave His soul in Hell by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Maria Jette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
33. Messiah, HWV 56: Lift up your heads, o ye gates by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
34. Messiah, HWV 56: Unto which of the angels by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  William Hite (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 13 Secs. 
35. Messiah, HWV 56: Let all the angels of God worship Him by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  William Hite (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 
36. Messiah, HWV 56: Thou art gone up on high by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Patrice Djerejian (Alto)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
37. Messiah, HWV 56: The Lord gave the word by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 3 Secs. 
38. Messiah, HWV 56: How beautiful are the feet of them by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Maria Jette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
39. Messiah, HWV 56: Their sound is gone out into all lands by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 
40. Messiah, HWV 56: Why do the nations so furiously rage by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jeffrey Strauss (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
41. Messiah, HWV 56: Let us break their bonds asunder by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
42. Messiah, HWV 56: He that dwelleth in Heaven...Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  William Hite (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
43. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
44. Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Maria Jette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
45. Messiah, HWV 56: Since by man came death by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
46. Messiah, HWV 56: Behold, I tell you a mystery by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jeffrey Strauss (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 31 Secs. 
47. Messiah, HWV 56: The trumpet shall sound by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jeffrey Strauss (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 34 Secs. 
48. Messiah, HWV 56: Then shall be brought to pass by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 16 Secs. 
49. Messiah, HWV 56: O death, where is thy sting? by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Patrice Djerejian (Alto), William Hite (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 6 Secs. 
50. Messiah, HWV 56: But thanks be to God by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
51. Messiah, HWV 56: If God be for us who can be against us? by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Maria Jette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
52. Messiah, HWV 56: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Alltop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 44 Secs. 

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