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Handel: Messiah / Ormandy, Mormon Tabernacle Choir


Release Date: 07/16/1991 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 607   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Eileen FarrellMartha LiptonDavis CunninghamWilliam Warfield
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraMormon Tabernacle Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Messiah, HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Eileen Farrell (Soprano), Martha Lipton (Alto), Davis Cunningham (Tenor),
William Warfield (Baritone)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1958-59 

Sound Samples

Overture
Recitative: Comfort ye, my people (Voice)
Air: Every valley shall be exalted (Voice)
Chorus: And the glory of the Lord (Voice)
Recitative: Thus saith the Lord (Voice)
Air: But who may abide (Voice)
Chorus: And He shall purify (Voice)
Recitative: Behold, a virgin shall conceive (Voice)
Air: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Voice)
Chorus: For unto us a Child is born (Voice)
Pastoral Symphony (Voice)
Recitative: There were shepherds (Voice)
Recitative: And the angel said unto them (Voice)
Recitative: And suddenly there was with the angel (Voice)
Chorus: Glory to God (Voice)
Recitative: Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened (Voice)
Air: He shall feed His flock (Voice)
Chorus: His yoke is easy (Voice)
Chorus: Behold the Lamb of God (Voice)
Air: He was despised (Voice)
Chorus: Surely He hath borne our griefs (Voice)
Chorus: And with His stripes we are healed (Voice)
Chorus: All we like sheep have gone astray (Voice)
Chorus: Lift up your heads (Voice)
Air: Why do the nations? (Voice)
Recitative: He that dwelleth in Heaven (Voice)
Air: Thou shalt break them (Voice)
Chorus: Hallelujah! (Voice)
Air: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Voice)
Recitative: Behold, I tell you a mystery (Voice)
Air: The trumpet shall sound (Voice)
Chorus: Worthy is the Lamb (Voice)

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