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Handel: The Messiah / The Scholars Baroque Ensemble


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550667-68   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Frances JellardAngus DavidsonDavid GouldJohn Bowen,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 21 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

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Messiah, HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Frances Jellard (Alto), Angus Davidson (Countertenor), David Gould (Countertenor),
John Bowen (Tenor), James Oxley (Tenor), Gerald O'Beirne (Tenor),
David Van Asch (Bass), Charles Gibbs (Bass), Pauline Nobes (Violin),
William Thorpe (Violin), Lucy Howard (Violin), Frances Turner (Violin),
Maurice Whitaker (Violin), Susan Bicknell (Viola), Martin Kelly (Viola),
Pál Banda (Cello), Jan Spencer (Violone), Crispian Steele-Perkins (Trumpet),
Robert Howes (Timpani), Terence Charlston (Harpsichord), Terence Charlston (Organ),
Janet Coxwell (Soprano), David Blackadder (Trumpet), Diane Atherton (Soprano),
Robin Doveton (Tenor), Adrian Peacock (Bass), Richard Ireland (Violin),
Marie Knight (Violin), Kym Amps (Soprano), Helen Parker (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; London, England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Rosslyn Hill Chapel, London 
Length: 141 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Sinfonia
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Recitative: Comfort ye my people (Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Aria: Every valley shall be exalted (Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Recitative: Thus saith the Lord (Bass)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Aria: But who may abide the day of His coming? (Counter-tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: And He shall purify the sons of Levi (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Recitative: Behold, a virgin shall conceive (Alto)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Aria: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Alto)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Recitative: For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (Bass)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Aria: The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light (Bass)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: For unto a child is born (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Pifa
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Recitative: There were shepherds abiding in the field (Soprano)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Glory to God in the highest (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Aria: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Soprano)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Recitative: Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened (Alto)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Aria: He shall feed His flock like a shepherd (Alto)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: His yoke is easy, His burthen is light (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Behold the Lamb of God (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Aria: He was despised and rejected of men (Alto)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Surely, He hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: And with His stripes we are healed (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: All we like sheep have gone astray (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Recitative: All they that see Him Laugh Him to scorn (Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: He trusted in God that He would deliver Him (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Recitative: Thy rebuke hath broken His heart (Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Arioso: Behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto His sorrow! (Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Recitative: He was cut off out of the land of the living (Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Aria: But thou didst not leave His soul in Hell (Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Lift up your heads (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Recitative: Unto which of the angels said He at any time (Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Let all the angels of God worship Him (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Aria: Thou art gone up high (Counter-tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: The Lord gave the word (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Duet: How beautiful are the feet of Him that bringeth glad tidings of salvation (Soprano, Counter-tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Aria: Why do the nations so furiosly rage together (Bass)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Let us break their bonds asunder (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Recitative: He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn (Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Aria: Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron (Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Hallelujah! (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: Aria: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Soprano)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: Since by man came death (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: Recitative: Behold, I tell you a mystery (Bass)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: Aria: The trumpet shall sound (Bass)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: Recitative: Then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written (Counter-tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: Duet: O Death, where is thy sting (Counter-tenor, Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: Aria: If God be for us, who can be against us? (Soprano)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain (Chorus)

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