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Handel: Famous Arias & Choruses


Release Date: 09/13/2000 
Label:  Eloquence   Catalog #: 468151   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  José CarrerasDame Janet BakerElly Ameling
Conductor:  John Eliot GardinerSir Colin DavisVjekoslav SutejRaymond Leppard,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque SoloistsBavarian Radio ChorusBavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Collectors' ears will prick at the inclusion of the Bavarian Radio/Sir Colin Davis recording of a chorus from Messiah, otherwise unavailable. Collectors' ears will prick at the inclusion of the Bavarian Radio/Sir Colin Davis recording of a chorus from Messiah, otherwise unavailable. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
2.
Messiah, HWV 56: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Chorus,  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
3.
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: V'adoro pupille by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Chorus,  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
4.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
5.
Saul, HWV 53: Gird on thy sword by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1739; London, England 
6.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 3, La paix by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Chorus,  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
7.
Israel in Egypt, HWV 54: Moses and the children of Israel by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1739; London, England 
8.
Atalanta, HWV 35: Care selve by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Alto)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
9.
Coronation Anthems (4): no 3, HWV 260 "The king shall rejoice" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
10.
Concerti grossi (6), Op. 3: no 4b in F major, HWV 315 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
11.
Rinaldo, HWV 7: Armida dispietata...Lascia ch'io pianga mia cruda sorte by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
12.
Messiah, HWV 56: Let all the angels of God worship Him by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Chorus,  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
13.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Chorus,  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
14.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
15.
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Piangerò la sorte mia by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
16.
Solomon, HWV 67: Praise the Lord by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
17.
Concerti grossi (6), Op. 3: no 6 in D major/d minor, HWV 317 - 1st movement, Vivace by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
18.
Joshua, HWV 64: O had I Jubal's lyre by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Alto)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1748; London, England 
19.
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Sing unto God by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
20.
Coronation Anthems (4): no 1, HWV 258 "Zadok the priest" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 

Sound Samples

Solomon HWV 67 / Act 3: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Messiah / Part 1: 3. "And the glory of the Lord"
Giulio Cesare / Act 2: "V'adoro, pupille"
Serse / Act 1: "Ombra mai fù"
Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3: 86. Chorus: Gird on thy Sword
Music for the Royal Fireworks: Suite: 3. La paix
Israel In Egypt / Part 2: Moses' Song: No.14 Introitus (Chorus): "Moses and the children of Israel
Atalanta / Act 1: Care selve
The King shall rejoice (Coronation Anthem No.3, HWV 260): 1. Introduction - The King shall rejoice
Concerto grosso in F, Op.3, No.4: 1. Andante - Allegro - Lentamente
Rinaldo HWV7 / Act 2: Lascia ch'io pianga
Messiah - Part 2: 33. Chorus: Let all the angels of God
Messiah / Part 2: 42. "Hallelujah"
Water Music Suite No.1 in F: 5. Air
Giulio Cesare - original version - Act 3: "E pur così in un giorno" - "Piangerò la sorte mia"
Solomon HWV 67 / Act 3: " Praise the Lord "
Concerto grosso in D, Op.3, No.6: 1. Vivace
Joshua, HWV 64 / Part 3: O had I Jubal's lyre
Judas Maccabaeus: Sing unto God
Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthem No.1, HWV 258)

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