Lynne Dawson

Biography

Born: June 3, 1958; York, England  
Followers of the English operatic scene have known the name and singing of Lynne Dawson since the 1980s. Her renown became nearly universal in 1997 when she performed at the funeral of Britain's Princess Diana, and since then she has projected the star quality necessary to propel her career forward.

Her home was the rich farming country of Yorkshire in Northern England, where she was born in 1958 in a hospital next to the historic York
Read more Minster cathedral. She grew up on a farm in the Vale of York, and although she sang as a girl, she was much better known for sports. She won a place on the team representing the city of York in hockey and squash.

Dawson had a special aptitude for languages and studied French, German, Italian, German, Italian and Russian as a university student. She sang only as a hobby, but was picked to sing the lead in school opera productions. After graduation she worked for the firm of Rowntrees in York (now a division of Nestlé) as an interpreter and translator. She also joined the Chapter House chorus at York Minster, and soon was singing most of the solo parts. The chorus master, composer-conductor Andrew Carter, noticed her abilities and encouraged Dawson to consider a singing career.

She left York for London and enrolled in the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, one of Britain's most prominent conservatories. Confirmation that she had made the right choice came when the Deller Consort, a leading professional early-music vocal ensemble, invited her to join while she was still in her first year. Thus, for a mainstream opera figure, her singing career developed in an unusual direction -- she began in early music as a member of the Hilliard Ensemble, working with such leaders of the period-instruments movement as Roger Norrington, John Eliot Gardiner, and Trevor Pinnock in concert before broadening into the standard international opera repertory.

Dawson's operatic debut was in the starring role of The Governess in Benjamin Britten's The Turn of the Screw in 1982. She first sang in Vienna in 1983, at the Salzburg Festival in 1988, at La Scala in 1990, and the Berlin Staatsoper in 1991.

She sings a lyric soprano repertory. The operas in which she has appeared include Monteverdi's Orfeo, Handel's Cleopatra e Cesare, and Ariodate, Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, Gluck's Iphigénie in Aulide and Orfeo et Eurydice; she is well known for the Mozart parts of Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), the Countess (Marriage of Figaro), Constanze (Entführung aus dem Serail), Pamina (The Magic Flute), Elettra (Idomeneo), and Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni); she has sung Norina in Don Pasquale, and Amenaide in Rossini's Tancredi. She took a leading role in American composer Elliott Carter's opera What's Next? at the Berlin Staatsoper.

Dawson is an active concert and recital singer, with a solid reputation in the Handel oratorios: Saul, Alexander Balus, Jephtha, Hercules. She sings the Bach B minor Mass, Mozart's C Major Mass and Requiem, Beethoven's Ninth. Further afield, she has also performed Mahler's Second, Brahms' Requiem, Ravel's Shéhérazade, Britten's Les Illuminations, and songs of Othmar Schoeck.

She has appeared on the major concert, festival, and operatic stages of Europe (including multiple appearances in the popular BBC Henry Woods "Proms" concerts) and at Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. In 1997 she was asked to sing at the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, a ceremony telecast to an audience of billions; she performed part of the "Libera Me" from Verdi's Requiem.

Dawson appears on over sixty compact disc releases, including four of the highly acclaimed complete Schubert song series on Hyperion and the award-winning San Francisco Symphony recording of Orff's Carmina Burana under conductor Herbert Blomstedt. She lives in England with her husband, Simon Jones. Read less
Boulanger: Faust Et Hélène, Etc / Tortelier, Dawson, Et Al
Release Date: 08/17/1999   Label: Chandos  
Catalog: 9745   Number of Discs: 1
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Biography

Born: June 3, 1958; York, England  
Followers of the English operatic scene have known the name and singing of Lynne Dawson since the 1980s. Her renown became nearly universal in 1997 when she performed at the funeral of Britain's Princess Diana, and since then she has projected the star quality necessary to propel her career forward.

Her home was the rich farming country of Yorkshire in Northern England, where she was born in 1958 in a hospital next to the historic York
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WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - 1. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - 2. Molto vivace
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - 3. Adagio molto e cantabile
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - 4. - Presto -
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - 4. - "O Freunde nicht diese Töne" -
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - 4. - Allegro assai -
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - 4. - Alla marcia (Allegro vivace assai) -
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - 4. - Andante maestoso - Adagio non troppo, ma divoto -
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - 4. - Allegro energico, sempre ben marcato -
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - 4. - Allegro ma non tanto
Handel: Jephtha - Overture - Menuet
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "It must be so: or these vile Ammonites"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "Pour forth no more unheeded pray'rs"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "No more to Ammon's god and king"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "But Jephta comes"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "Virtue my soul shall still embrace"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "'Twill be a painful separation, Jephta"/"In gentle murmurs will I mourn"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "Happy this embassy, my charming Iphis"/"Dull delay, in piercing anguish"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "Ill suits the voice of love when glory calls"/"Take the heart you fondly gave"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "I go. My soul, inspir'd by thy command"/"These labours past, how happy we!"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "What mean these doubtful fancies"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "O God, behold our sore distress"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "Some dire event hangs o'er our heads"/"Scenes of horror, scenes of woe"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "Say, my dear mother"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "The smiling dawn of happy days"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "Such, Jephta, was the haughty king's reply"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "When his loud voice in thunder spoke"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Glad tidings of great joy to thee, dear Iphis"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Cherub and Seraphim, unbodied forms"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Up the dreadful steep ascending"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "'Tis well. Haste, haste, ye maidens"/"Tune the soft melodious lute"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Heav'n smiles once more on his repentant people"/"His mighty arm, with sudden blow"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "In glory high, in might serene"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - Symphony - "Hail, glorious conqueror"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Welcome as the cheerful light"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Horror! confusion!"/"Open thy marble jaws, O tomb"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Why is my brother thus afflicted"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "First perish thou, and perish all the world"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "If such thy cruel purpose"/"On me let blind mistaken zeal"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "O spare your daughter"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Such news flies swift"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Happy they! this vital breath"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Deeper, and deeper still"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "How dark, O Lord, are Thy decrees!"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Hide thou thy hated beams, O sun"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Waft her, angels, through the skies"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Ye sacred priests"/"Farewell, ye limpid springs and floods"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Doubtful fear and rev'rent awe"
Handel: Jephtha, HWV 70 / Act 3 - Symphony
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Rise, Jephta, and ye rev'rend priests"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Happy, Iphis shalt thou live"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "For ever blessed be Thy holy name"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Theme sublime of endless praise"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Let me congratulate this happy turn"/"Laud her, all ye virgin train"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "O let me fold thee in a mother's arms"/"Sweet as sight
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "My faithful Hamor, may that Providence"/"All that is in Hamor mine"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Ye house of Gilead, with one voice"
I. Teil. Hymnus: Veni, creator spiritus.: Veni, creator spiritus.
I. Teil. Hymnus: Veni, creator spiritus.: Imple superna gratia
I. Teil. Hymnus: Veni, creator spiritus.: Infirma nostri corporis
I. Teil. Hymnus: Veni, creator spiritus.: Tempo I - Allegro
I. Teil. Hymnus: Veni, creator spiritus.: Infirma nostri corporis
I. Teil. Hymnus: Veni, creator spiritus.: Accende lumen sensibus
I. Teil. Hymnus: Veni, creator spiritus.: Qui paraclitus diceris
I. Teil. Hymnus: Veni, creator spiritus.: Gloria Patri Domino
II. Teil. Schlußszene aus Goethes "Faust".: Poco adagio - Etwas bewegter - Piu mosso
II. Teil. Schlußszene aus Goethes "Faust".: "Waldung, sie schwankt heran"
II. Teil. Schlußszene aus Goethes "Faust".: Ewiger Wonnebrand
II. Teil. Schlußszene aus Goethes "Faust".: Wie Felsenabgrund
II. Teil. Schlußszene aus Goethes "Faust".: Gerettet ist das edle Glied
II. Teil. Schlußszene aus Goethes "Faust".: Uns bleibt ein Erdenrest
II. Teil. Schlußszene aus Goethes "Faust".: "Ich spür' soeben"
II. Teil. Schlußszene aus Goethes "Faust".: Dir, der Unberührbaren / "Du schwebst zu Höhen der ewigen Reiche"
II. Teil. Schlußszene aus Goethes "Faust".: Bei der Leibe / "Bei dem Bronn" / "Bei dem hoch geweihten Orte"
II. Teil. Schlußszene aus Goethes "Faust".: Neige, neige, du Ohnegleiche / "Er überwächst uns schon"
II. Teil. Schlußszene aus Goethes "Faust".: Komm! hebe dich zu höhern Sphären!
II. Teil. Schlußszene aus Goethes "Faust".: Blicket auf!
Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major, "Symphony of a Thousand": Part II, Alles Vergängliche ist nur ein Gleichnis
Part I: Symphony
Part I: Comfort ye my people (Tenor)
Part I: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (Tenor)
Part I: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed (Chorus)
Part I: Thus saith the Lord of Hosts (Bass)
Part I: But who may abide the day of His coming (Alto)
Part I: And He shall purify (Chorus)
Part I: Behold, a virgin shall conceive (Alto)
Part I: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Alto, Chorus)
Part I: For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (Bass)
Part I: The people that walked in darkness (Bass)
Part I: For unto us a child is born (Chorus)
Part I: Pifa (Pastoral Symphony)
Part I: There were shepards (Soprano)
Part I: And the angel said unto them (Soprano)
Part I: And suddenly there was with the angel (Soprano)
Part I: Glory to God in the highest (Chorus)
Part I: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Soprano)
Part I: Then shall the eyes of the blind be open'd (Soprano)
Part I: He shall feed His flock like a shepherd (Soprano)
Part I: His yoke is easy, his burthen is light (Chorus)
Part II: Behold, The Lamb of God (Chorus)
Part II: He was despised (Alto)
Part II: Surely, He hath borne our griefs (Chorus)
Part II: And with His stripes we are healed (Chorus)
Part II: All we like sheep have gone astray (Chorus)
Part II: Recitative: All they that see Him (Tenor)
Part II: He trusted in God (Chorus)
Part II: Thy rebuke hath broken His heart (Tenor)
Part II: Behold, and see if there be any sorrow (Tenor)
Part II: He was cut off out of the land of the living (Soprano)
Part II: But Thou didst not leave His soul in hell (Soprano)
Part II: Lift up your heads, O ye gates (Chorus)
Part II: Unto which of the Angels (Tenor)
Part II: Let all the angels of God worship Him (Chorus)
Part II: Thou art gone up on high (Alto)
Part II: The Lord gave the word (Chorus)
Part II: How beautiful are the feet (Soprano)
Part II: Their sound is gone out into all lands (Chorus)
Part II: Why do the nations so furiously rage together (Bass)
Part II: Let us break their bonds asunder (Chorus)
Part II: He that dwelleth in heaven (Tenor)
Part II: Thou shalt break them (Tenor)
Part II: Hallelujah (Chorus)
Part III: I know that my redeemer liveth (Soprano)
Part III: Since by man came death (Chorus)
Part III: Behold, I tell you a mystery (Bass)
Part III: The trumpet shall sound (Bass)
Part III: Then shall be brought to pass the saying (Alto)
Part III: O death, where is thy sting (Alto, Tenor)
Part III: But thanks be to God (Chorus)
Part III: If God be for us (Soprano)
Part III: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain ... Amen (Chorus)
1. Nisi Dominus
2. Vanum est
3. Cum dederit dilectis suis somnum
4. Sicut sagittae in manu potentis (Allegro)
5. Beatus vir
6. Gloria Patri
Timon of Athens, Z.632 : Overture to The Masque
Timon of Athens, Z.632 : I "Hark! how the songsters of the grove" (Two Nymphs)
Timon of Athens, Z.632: II "Love in their little veins inspires" (Nymph)
Timon of Athens, Z.632: The Masque "But ah! how much are our delights" (Two Nymphs, Shepherd)
Timon of Athens, Z.632: IV "Hence with your trifling deity!" (A Bacchanal) "But over us no griefs prevail" (Three Bacchanals)
Timon of Athens, Z.632: V "Come all, come all to me" (Cupid)
Timon of Athens, Z.632: VI "Who can resist" (Chorus)
Timon of Athens, Z.632: VII "Return, revolting rebels!" (Bacchus)
Timon of Athens, Z.632: VIII "The care of lovers" (A Nymph)
Timon of Athens, Z.632: IX "Love quickly is pall'd" (A Bacchanal)
Timon of Athens, Z.632: X "Come, let us agree" (Cupid, Bacchus, Chorus)
Timon of Athens, Z.632: Curtain Tune
Dioclesian, Z.627 : First Music
Dioclesian, Z.627: Second Music
Dioclesian, Z.627: Overture to Act 1
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 1: First Act Tune
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 2: "Great Diocles" (Bass, Chorus)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 2: "Charon, the peaceful shade" (Woman) "Let all mankind the pleasure share" (Chorus, Soprano, Bass)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 2: "Let the soldiers rejoice" (Tenor, Chorus)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 2: "To Mars let'em raise" (Tenor, Bass, Chorus)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 2: "Since the tolis " (Tenor) "Let the priests" (Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Chorus)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 2: Dance of Furies
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 2: Second Act Tune
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 3: Chaconne
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 3: "When first I saw" (Soprano)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 3: The Chair Dance
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 3: "What shall I do" (Soprano)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 3: Third Act Tune
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 4: Butterfly Dance
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 4: Trumpet Tune
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 4: "Sound, Fame" (Tenor, Chorus)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 4: Fourth Act Tune
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 5: Country Dance
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 5: Prelude to The Masque: "Call the Nymphs" (Cupid, Chorus)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 5: "Come, come away" (A Bacchanalian, A Silvan)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 5: Prelude & Chorus: "Behold, O mightiest of Gods"
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 5: "Ah the sweet delights of love" (2 Wood-Gods)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 5: "Let monarchs fight" (A Faun)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 5: "Since from my dear" (Another Faun)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 5: "Make room" (Two of Bacchus' followers, Bacchus) "Give to every one" (Tenor, Bass, Chorus) Dance of Bacchanals
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 5: One of Cupid's Followers (Tenor)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 5: "Tell me why my charming fair" (Shepherd, Shepherdess)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 5: Dance
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 5: "All our days" (Tenor, Chorus) "Let us dance" (Soprano)
Dioclesian, Z.627, Act 5: "Triumph, victorious love" (Tenor, Tenor, Bass, Chorus)
1. Dixit Dominus
2. Virgam virtutis tuae
3. Tecum principium in die virtutis
4. Juravit Dominus
5. Tu es sacerdos in aeternum
6. Dominus a dextris tuis
7. Judicabit in nationibus
8. De torrente in via bibet
9. Gloria Patri
1. Nisi Dominus
2. Vanum est
3. Cum dederit dilectis suis somnum
4. Sicut sagittae in manu potentis (Allegro)
5. Beatus vir
6. Gloria Patri
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Symphony - Allegro
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Symphony - Larghetto
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Symphony - Allegro
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Symphony - Andante larghetto
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 1. Chorus: How excellent thy Name, O Lord
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 2. Air: An Infant rais'd by thy Command - 3. Trio: Along the Monster Atheist strode
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 4. Chorus: The Youth inspir'd by Thee, O Lord
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 5. Chorus: How excellent thy Name, O Lord
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 6. Recitative: He comes - 7. Air: O Godlike Youth!
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 8. Recitative: Behold, O King, the brave victorious Youth
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 9. Air: O King, your Favours with Delight I take - 10. Recitative: O early Piety!
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 11. Air: What abject Thoughts a Prince can have - 12. Recitative: Yet think, on whom this Honour you bestow
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 13. Air: Birth and Fortune I despise!
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 14. Recitative: Go on, illustrious Pair! - 15. Air: While yet thy Tide of Blood runs high
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 16. Recitative: Thou, Merab, first in Birth - 17. Air: My Soul rejects the Thought - 18. Air: See, see with what a scornful Air - 19. Air: Ah! Lovely Youth!
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 20. Symphony - 21. Recitative: Already see - 22.Chorus: Welcome, welcome mighty King!
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 23. Accompagnato: What do I hear? - 24. Chorus: David his Ten Thousands slew - 25. Accompagnato: To him Ten thousands!
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 26. Air: With Rage I shall burst his Praises to hear!
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 27. Recitative: Imprudent Women!
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 28. Air: Fell Rage and black Despair possessed
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 29. Recitative: This but the smallest Part of Harmony 30. Accompagnato: By thee this Universal Frame
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 31. Recitative: Rack'd with Infernal Pains
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 32. Air: O Lord, whose Mercies - 33. Symphony
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 34: Recitative: 'Tis all in vain - 35. Air: A Serpent in my Bosom warm'd - 36. Recitative: Has he escaped my Rage?
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 37. Air: Capricious Man
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 38. Accompagnato: O Filial Piety!
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 39. Air: No, no cruel Father, no
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 40. Air: O Lord, whose Providence Ever wakes for their Defence
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - 41. Chorus: Preserve him for the Glory of thy Name
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 - Act 1
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 42. Chorus: Envy! Eldestborn of Hell!
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 43. Recitative: Ah! dearest Friend
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 44. Air: But sooner Jordan's Stream, I swear
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 45. Recitative: O strange Vicissitude!
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 46. Air: Such haughty Beauties
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 47. Recitative: My Father comes - 48. Recitative: Hast thou obey'd my Orders
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 49. Air: Sin not, o King, against the Youth
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 50. Air: As great Jehovah lives
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 51. Air: From Cities storm'd, and Battles won
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 52. Recitative: Appear, my Friend
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 53. Air: Your Words, O King - 54. Recitative: Yes he shall wed my Daughter!
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 55. Recitative: A Father's Will
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 56. Duet: O Fairest of ten thousand Fair - 57. Chorus: Is there a Man
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 58. Symphony
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 59. Recitative: Thy Father is as cruel
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 60. Duet: At Persecution I can laugh
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 61. Recitative: Whom dost thou seek?
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 62. Air: No, no, let the Guilty tremble
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 63. Recitative: Mean as he was
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 64. Air: Author of Peace
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 65. Symphony
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 66. Accompagnato: The Time at length is come - 67. Recitative: Where is the Son of Jesse
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - 68. Chorus: O fatal Consequence of Rage
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 69. Accompagnato: Wretch that I am - 70. Accompagnato: 'Tis said, here lives a Woman - 71. Recitative: With me what would'st thou?
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 72. Air: Infernal Spirits
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 73. Accompagnato: Why hast thou forc'd me from the Realms of Peace
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 74. Symphony
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 75. Recitative: Whence comest thou? - 76. Air: Impious Wretch, of Race accurst
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 77. March
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 78. Chorus: Mourn Israel
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 79. Air: O let it not in Gath be heard
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 80. Air: From this unhappy Day
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 81. Air: Brave Jonathan his Bow ne'er drew
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 82. Chorus: Eagles were not so swift as they
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 83. Air: In sweetest Harmony
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 84. Solo and Chorus: O fatal Day
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 85. Recitative: Ye Men of Judah, weep no more
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - 86. Chorus: Gird on thy Sword
Act I, Overture
Act I, Belinda "Shake the cloud"
Act I, Dido "Ah! Belinda, I am prest"
Act I, Belinda "Grief increase by concealing"
Act I, Chorus "When monarchs unite"
Act I, Dido "Whence could so much virtue spring?"
Act I, Belinda, Second Woman "Fear no danger to ensue"
Act I, Belinda "See, your Royal Guest appears"
Act I, Chorus "Cupid only throws the dart"
Act I, Aeneas "If not for mine"
Act I, Belinda "Pursue thy conquest"
Act I, Chorus "To the hills and the vales"
Act I, The Triumphing Dance
Act II, Prelude for the Witches
Act II, Chorus "Harm's our delight"
Act II, Sorceress "The Queen of Carthage"
Act II, Chorus "Ho ho ho, ho ho ho!"
Act II, Two Witches "But ere we this perform"
Act II, Chorus "In our deep vaulted cell"
Act II, Echo Dance of Furies
Act II, Ritornelle
Act II, Belinda "Thanks to these lovesome vales"
Act II, Second Woman "Oft she visits this lov'd mountain"
Act II, Aeneas "Behold, upon my bending spear"
Act II, Belinda "Haste, haste to town"
Act II, Spirit "Stay, Prince and hear great Jove's command"
Act II, Chorus "Then since our Charmse have Sped"
Act II, The Groves Dance
Act III, Prelude
Act III, Chorus "Come away, fellow sailors"
Act III, Sorceress "See the flags and streamers curling
Act III, Sorceress "Our next Motion"
Act III, Chorus "Destruction's our delight"
Act III, The Witches's Dance
Act III, Dido "Your counsel all is urged in vain"
Act III, Chorus "Great minds against themselves conspire"
Act III, Dido "Thy hand, Belinda"
Act III, Chorus "With dropping wings ye Cupids come"
Act III, "When I am laid in earth" (Dido's lament)
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Kyrie - Kyrie eleison
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Kyrie - Christe eleison
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Kyrie - Kyrie eleison
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Gloria - Gloria in excelsis Deo
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Gloria - Et in terra pax
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Gloria - Laudamus te
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Gloria - Gratias agimus tibi
J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 / Gloria - Domine Deus
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Gloria - Qui tollis peccata mundi
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Gloria - Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Gloria - Quoniam tu solus sanctus
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Gloria - Cum Sancto Spiritu
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Credo - Credo in unum Deum
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Credo - Patrem omnipotentem
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Credo - Et in unum Dominum
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Credo - Et incarnatus est
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Credo - Crucifixus
J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 / Credo - Et resurrexit
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Credo - Et in Spiritum Sanctum
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Credo - Confiteor unum baptisma
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Credo - Et expecto resurrectionem
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Sanctus - Sanctus
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Sanctus - Osanna in excelsis
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Sanctus - Benedictus
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Sanctus - Osanna in excelsis
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Agnus Dei - Agnus Dei
J.S. Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232 / Agnus Dei - Dona nobis pacem
Zaide: Act I. No. 1 Coro: Brüder, lasst uns lustig sein
Zaide: Act I. No. 2 Melologo: Unerforschliche Fügung
Zaide: Act I. No. 3 Aria: Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben
Zaide: Act I. No. 4 Aria: Rase, Schicksal, wüte immer
Zaide: Act I. No. 5 Duetto: Meine Seele hüpft vor Freuden
Zaide: Act I. No. 6 Aria: Herr und Freund, wie dank' ich dir
Zaide: Act I. No. 7 Aria: Nur mutig, mein Herze, versuche dein Glück
Zaide: Act I. No. 8 Terzetto: O selige Wonne
Zaide: Act II. No. 9 Melologo: Zaide entflohen
Zaide: Act II. No. 9 Aria: Der stolze Löw' lässt sich zwar zähmen
Zaide: Act II. No. 10 Aria: Wer hungrig bei der Tafel sitzt
Zaide: Act II. No. 11 Aria: Ich bin so bös' als gut
Zaide: Act II. No. 12 Aria: Trostlos schluchzet Philomele
Zaide: Act II. No. 13 Aria: Tiger! wetze nur die Klauen
Zaide: Act II. No. 14 Aria: Ihr Mächtigen seht ungerührt
Zaide: Act II. No. 15 Quartetto: Freundin, stille deine Tränen
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas - Overture
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 1 - "Shake the cloud from off your brow" - "Banish sorrow, banish care"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 1 - "Ah! Belinda, I am press'd" ... "When monarchs unite, how happy"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 1 - "Whence could so much virtue spring?" - "Fear no danger"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 1 - "See, your royal guest appears" - "Cupid only throws the dart"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 1 - "If not for mine, for empire's sake" ... "To the hills and the vales"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 1 - The Triumphing Dance
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 2 - Prelude for the Witches "Wayward sisters" ... "Ho, ho, ho"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 2 - "Ruin'd ere the set of sun" ... "But ere we this perform"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 2 - "In our deep vaulted cell"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 2 - Echo Dance of Furies
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 2 - Ritornelle - "Thanks to these lonesome vales"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 2 - "Oft she visits"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 2 - "Behold, upon my bending spear" - "Haste, haste to town"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 2 - "Stay, Prince"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 3 - Prelude - "Come away, fellow sailors"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 3 - The Sailors' Dance "See the flags and streamers curling"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 3 - "Our next motion" - "Destructions's our delight"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 3 - The Witches' Dance
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 3 - "Your counsel all is urg'd in vain" - "Great minds against themselves conspire"
Purcell: Dido And Aeneas, Z.626 / Act 3 - "Thy Hand, Belinda...When I Am Laid In Earth"
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Act 3 - "With drooping wings"
I. Introitus
II. Kyrie
III. Sequentia - Dies Irae
2. Tuba Mirum
III. Sequentia - Rex Tremendae
4. Recordare
III. Sequentia - Confutatis
III. Sequentia - Lacrimosa
IV. Offertorium: 1. Domine Jesu
2. Hostias
3. Quam olim Abrahae
V. Sanctus
VI. Benedictus
VII. Agnus Dei
VIII. Communio - Lux Aeterna
Overture
Menuetto
Recit. acc. "See with what sad dejection"
Aria: "No longer, Fate, relentless frown"
Recit. acc.: "O Hercules! why art thou absent from me"
Aria: "The world, when day's career is run"
Recit: "Princess! be comforted, and hope the best"
Aria: "I feel, I feel the god"
Recit.: "He said, the sacred fury left his breast"
Aria: "There in myrtle shades reclined"
Recit.: "Despair not; but let rising hope suspend"
Aria: "Where congealed the northern streams"
Chorus: "O filial piety! O generous love!"
Recit.: "Banish your fears!"
Aria: "Begone, my fears, fly, hence, away"
Recit: "A train of captives, red with honest wounds"
Aria: "The smiling hours"
Chorus: "Let none despair"
March
Recit: "Thanks to the powers above"
Aria: "My father! Ah! methinks I see"
Recit.: "Now farewell, arms!"
Aria: "The god of battle"
Recit.: "Ah me! How soon the flatterer hope"
Aria: "Daughter of gods, bright liberty"
Chorus: "Crown with festal pomp the day"
Chorus: "Love and Hymen"
Symphony
1. Accompagnato: Comfort ye, My people
2. Air: Ev'ry Valley shall be exalted
3. Chorus: And the glory of the Lord
4. Accompagnato: Thus saith the Lord
5. Air: "But who may abide the day of his coming"
6. Chorus: And He shall purify the sons of Levi
7. Recitative: Behold, a virgin shall conceive
8. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion
9. Chorus: O thou that tellest good tidings
10. Accompagnato: For behold, darkness shall cover
11. Air: The people that walked in darkness
12. Chorus: "For Unto Us A Child Is Born"
13. Pifa (Pastoral Symphony)
14. Recitative: There were shepherds - Accompagnato: And lo, the angel of the Lord - Recitative: And the angel said unto them - Accompagnato: And suddenly
15. Chorus: Glory to God in the highest
16. Air: Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion
17a. Recitative: Then shall the eyes of the blind
18a. Duet: He Shall Feed His Flock
19. His yoke is easy
20. Behold the Lamb of God
21. Air: He was despised
22-24. Chorus: Surely He hath borne - And with His stripes - All we like sheep
25. Accompagnato: All they that see Him
26. Chorus: He trusted in God
27. Accompagnato: Thy rebuke hath broken His heart
28. Arioso: Behold and see
29. Accompagnato: He was cut off
30. Aria: But thou didst not leave
31. Chorus: Lift up your heads
36. Air: How beautiful are the feet
38. Air: Why do the nations
39. Chorus: Let us break their bonds asunder
40. Recitativo: He that dwelleth - 41. Air: Thou shalt break them
42. Chorus: "Hallelujah"
43. Air: I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
44. Chorus: Since by man came death
45. Accompagnato: Behold, I tell you a mystery
46. Air: The trumpet shall sound
47. Recitative: Then shall be brought to pass / 48. Duet: O death where is thy sting?
49. Chorus: But thanks be to God
50. Air: If God be for us
51. Chorus: Worthy is the Lamb... Amen
Prelude (Jesus, Chorus) -
Crux fidelis (Chorus)
Chorale: Almighty Lord we pray thee (Chorus) -
Now in the place where He was crucified (Narrator, Chorus) -
Peter went forth (Narrator, Mary Magdalene, Jesus, Chorus) -
Regina coeli (Chorus) -
And behold, two of them went (Narrator) -
Conversation piece -
And Jesus led them (Narrator, Jesus, Chorus)
Viri Galilaei (Chorus)
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato (pastoral ode), I. L'Allegro: 1.L'allegro - Accompagnato : Hence loathed Melancholy
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato (pastoral ode), I. L'Allegro: 2. Il penseroso - Accompagnato: Hence vain deluding joyes
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato (pastoral ode), I. L'Allegro: 3. L'allegro - Air: Come, thou goddess fair and free
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato (pastoral ode), I. L'Allegro: 4a. Il penseroso - Air: Come rather Goddess sage and holy
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato (pastoral ode), I. L'Allegro: 5. L'allegro - Air & Chorus: Haste thee, nymph
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato (pastoral ode), I. L'Allegro: 6. Air & chorus: Come, and trip it as you go
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato (pastoral ode), I. L'Allegro: 7. Il penseroso - Accompagnato: Come, pensive nun, devout and pure
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato (pastoral ode), I. L'Allegro: 8. Arioso: Come, but keep thy wonted state
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato (pastoral ode), I. L'Allegro: 9. Accompagnato & chorus: There held in holy passion still
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato (pastoral ode), I. L'Allegro: 10. L'allegro - Recitative: Hence, loathed Melancholy - & Air: Mirth, admit me of they crew


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