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Handel: Semele / Koch, Werner, Pohl, Buchner, Lorenz, Et Al


Release Date: 10/01/2005 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 2090   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Wolf-Dieter HauschildRegina WernerGisela PohlEberhard Büchner,   ... 
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony OrchestraBerlin Radio Symphony ChorusBerlin Radio Solistenvereinigung
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 46 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Semele, HWV 58 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Wolf-Dieter Hauschild (Harpsichord), Regina Werner (Soprano), Gisela Pohl (Alto),
Eberhard Büchner (Tenor), Siegfried Lorenz (Baritone), Hermann-Christian Polster (Bass),
Fritz Hübner (Bass), Thomas Tomaschke (Bass), Hans-Jürgen Wachsmuth (Tenor),
Renate Hoff (Soprano), Ingeborg Springer (Alto)
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus,  Berlin Radio Solistenvereinigung
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Semele, HWV 58: Act I: Overture
Semele, HWV 58: Act I: Gavotte
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Behold! Auspicious flashes rise (Priest)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 1: Lucky omens bless our rites (Chorus)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 1: Recitative and Aria: Daughter, obey, Hear and obey! (Cadmus, Athamas)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Ah me, ah me! What refuge now is left me? - Aria: O Jove! In pity teach me which to choose (Semele)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 1: The morning lark to mine accords his note (Semele)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 1: Recitative: See, she blushing turns her eyes (Athamas)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 1: Hymen, haste, thy torch prepare (Athamas)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Alas, she yields, and has undone me! (Ino, Athamas, Semele)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 1: Quartet: Why dost thou thus untimely grieve (Cadmus, Ino, Athamas, Semele)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 1: Chorus: Avert these omens, all ye pow'rs! (Chorus)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Again auspicious flashes rise (Cadmus)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Thy aid, pronubial Juno, Athamas implores! (Athamas, Semele)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 1: Chorus: Cease, cease your vows, 'tis impious to proceed (Chorus)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 2: Recitative: O Athamas, what torture hast thou borne! (Athamas)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 2: Aria: Turn, hopeless lover, turn thy eye (Ino)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 2: Recitative: She weeps! (Athamas)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 2: Aria: Your tuneful voice my tale would tell (Athamas)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Too well I see, Thou wilt not understand me (Ino, Athamas)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 2: Duet: You've undone me - With my life I would atone (Ino, Athamas)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 3: Recitative: Ah, wretched prince, doom'd to disastrous love! (Cadmus, Athamas)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 3: Accompagnato: Wing'd with our fears and pious haste (Cadmus)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 4: See, see, Jove's Priests and holy Augurs come (Athamas, Ino, Cadmus)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 4: Hail, Cadmus, hail! Jove salutes the Theban King (Chorus)
Semele, HWV 58: Act I Scene 4: Aria and Chorus: Endless pleasure, endless love (Semele, Chorus)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II: Symphony
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 1: Recitative: Iris, impatient of thy stay (Juno, Iris)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 1: Aria: There, from mortal cares retiring (Iris)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 1: Recitative: No more, I'll hear no more! (Juno)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 1: Accompagnato: Awake, Saturnia, from thy lethargy! (Juno)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 1: Aria: Hence, Iris, hence away (Juno)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 2: Aria: O sleep, why dost thou leave me? (Semele)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 3: Recitative: Let me not another moment bear the pangs of absence (Semele)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 3: Lay your doubts and fears aside (Jupiter)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 3: Recitative: You are mortal and require time to rest (Jupiter)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 3: Aria: With fond desiring (Semele)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 3: Chorus: How engaging, how endearing (Chorus)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 3: Recitative: Ah me! - Why sighs my Semele? (Semele, Jupiter)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 3: Aria: I must with speed amuse her (Jupiter)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 3: Chorus: Now Love that everlasting boy invites (Chorus)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 3: Recitative: By my command (Jupiter, Semele)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 3: Aria: Where'er you walk (Jupiter)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 4: Recitative: Dear sister, how was your passage hither? (Semele, Ino)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 4: Aria: But hark, the heav'nly sphere turns round (Ino)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 4: Duet: Prepare then, ye immortal choir! (Semele, Ino)
Semele, HWV 58: Act II Scene 4: Chorus: Bless the glad earth with heav'nly lays (Chorus)

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