WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Handel: Messiah (Complete)


Release Date: 01/02/2006 
Label:  Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog #: 4775904   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Import   
This title is currently unavailable.



Notes and Editorial Reviews

A standard recommendation for Handel's evergreen "Messiah" on original instruments, this recording has stood the test of time. The distinguished soloists include Anne Sofie von Otter towards the beginning of her career.

Tracks:
1. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - SYMPHONY (GRAVE-ALLEGRO MODERATO)
2. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ACCOPAGNATO (TENOR) COMFORT YE MY PEOPLE
3. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIA (TENOR ) EV'RY VALLEY SHALL BE EXALTED
4. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: AND THE GLORY OF THE LORD SHALL BE REVEALED
5. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ACCOMPAGNATO (BASS): THUS SAITH THE LORD OF HOSTS
6. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIA (BASS): BUT WHO MAY ABIDE THE DAY OF HIS COMING
7. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: AND HE
Read more SHALL PURIFY
8. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIA / RECITATIVE (CONTRALTO): BE HOLD A VIRGIN SHALL BE CONCEIVE
9. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS:O THOU THAT TELLESTGOOD TIDINGS
10. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ACCOMPAGNATO (BASS): FOR BEHOLD, DARKNESS SHALL COVER
11. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIA (BASS): THE PEOPLE THAT WALKED IN DARKNESS
12. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: FOR UNTO US A CHILD IS BORN
13. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - PIFA (PASTORAL SYMPHONY/ HIRTENMUSIK / PASTORALE /SINFONIA PASTORAL)
14. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - RECITATIVE (SOPRANO): THERE WERE SHEPHERDS ABIDING INTHE FIELDS
15. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: GLORY TO GOD IN THE HIGHEST
16. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIA (SOPRANO): REJOICE GREATLY, O DAUGHTER OF ZION
17. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - DEUT / RECITATIVE (CONTRALTO): THEN SHALL THE EYES OF THE BLIND
18. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: HIS YOKE EASY, HIS BURTHEN IS LIGHT
19. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: BEHOLD THE LAMB OF GOD
20. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: SURELY HE HAS BORNE OUR GRIEFS
21. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: AND WITH HIS STRIPES WE ARE HEALED
22. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: ALL WE LIKE SHEEP HAVE GONE ASTRAY
23. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ACCOMPAGNATO (TENOR) : ALL THEY THAT SEE HIM
24. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: HE TRUSTED IN GOD
25. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ACCOMPAGNATO (TENOR): THY REBUKE HATH BROKEN HIS HEART
26. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIOSO (TENOR) BEHOLD, AND SEE IF THERE BE ANY SORROW
27. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIA / ACCOMPAGNATO (TENOR): HE WAS CUT OFF OUT OF THE LAND
28. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: LIFT UP YOUR HEADS, O YE GATES
29. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS / RECITATIVE (TENOR): UNTO WHICH OF THE ANGELS
30. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIA (CONTRALTO)THOU ARE GONE UP ON HIGH
31. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: THE LORD GAVE THE WORD
32. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIA (SOPRANO): HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THE FEET
33. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIOSO (TENOR): THEIR SOUND IS GONE OUT
34. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIA (BASS): WHY DO THE NATION SO FURIOUSLY RAGE
35. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS : LET US BREAK THEIR BONDS ASUNDER
36. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIA / RECITATIVE (TENOR): HE THAT DWELLETH IN HEAVEN
37. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: HALLELUJAH
38. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIA (SOPRANO): I KNOW THAT MY REDEEMER LIVETH
39. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: SINCE BY MAN CAME DEATH
40. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIA / ACCOMPAGNATO (BASS): BEHOLD I TELL YOU A MYSTERY
41. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - DEUT / CHORUS / RECITATIVE (CONTRALTO): THEN SHALL BE BROUGHT TO PASS
42. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - ARIA (SOPRANO): IF GOD BE FOR US
43. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: WORTHYIS THE LAMB THAT WAS SLAIN
44. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL - CHORUS: AMEN
Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Messiah, HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; London, England 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title