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Handel: Arias / Lorraine Hunt, Nicholas Mcgegan


Release Date: 05/17/1994 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 907149   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded September 16-17, 1989 and January 4-7, 1991 at Hertz Hall at the University of California at Berkeley.
Selections also recorded November 13-15, 1990, and September 24-27, October 15 & October 21-23, 1991 at Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California.
Selections recorded September 16-17, 1989 and January 4-7, 1991 at Hertz Hall at the University of California at Berkeley.
Selections also recorded November 13-15, 1990, and September 24-27, October 15 & October 21-23, 1991 at Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Cor fedele, HWV 96 "Clori, Tirsi e Fileno": Va col canto by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1707; Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Cor fedele, HWV 96 "Clori, Tirsi e Fileno": Barbaro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1707; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Cor fedele, HWV 96 "Clori, Tirsi e Fileno": Amo Tirsi by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1707; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Theodora, HWV 68: Angels ever bright and fair by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Theodora, HWV 68: With Darkness deep by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
Theodora, HWV 68: Oh! that I on wings could rise by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Ottone, HWV 15: Vieni, o figlio, e mi consola by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1723; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Arianna in Creta, HWV 32: Mirami altero in volto by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
Susanna, HWV 66: Guilt trembling spoke my doom by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
Messiah, HWV 56: He was despised and rejected by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 11 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
Radamisto, HWV 12: Qual nave smarrita trà sirti by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1712/1720; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12.
Agrippina, HWV 6: Ogni vento by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1709; Venice, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Susanna, HWV 66: Bending to the throne of glory by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Clori, Tirsi e Fileno: Parte I, Va col canto lusingando (Clori)
Clori, Tirsi e Fileno: Parte II, Barbaro! Tu non credi (Clori)
Clori, Tirsi e Fileno: Parte II, Amo Tirsi (Clori)
Theodora: Act I, Scene 5, Angels, ever bright and fair
Theodora: Act II, Scene 2, With Darkness, deep
Theodora: Act II, Scene 2, Oh! that I on wings could rise
Ottone: Act II, Scene 4, Vieni, o figlio (Gismonda)
Arianna: Act I, Scene 2, Mirami altero in volto (Tauride)
Susanna: Part I, Scene 2, Bending to the Throne
Susanna: Part III, Scene 2, Guilt trembling spoke my doom
Messiah: Part II, He was despised
Radamisto: Act III, Scene 7, Qual nave
Agrippina: Act II, Scene 20, Ogni vento

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