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Handel: Music For The Chapel Royal / Andrew Gant, Et Al


Release Date: 04/24/2007 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557935   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  James BowmanAndrew AshwinMaciek O'SheaMichael McGuire,   ... 
Conductor:  Andrew Gant
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. James's Palace Chapel Royal MusiciansSt. James's Palace Chapel Royal Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) for chorus by George Frideric Handel. Conductor: Andrew Gant. Includes work(s) for chorus by George Frideric Handel. Conductor: Andrew Gant. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Chandos Anthems: no 11b, Let God arise, HWV 256b by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor), Andrew Ashwin (Bass), Maciek O'Shea (Bass)
Conductor:  Andrew Gant
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. James's Palace Chapel Royal Musicians,  St. James's Palace Chapel Royal Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
Venue:  St. James's Palace, London, England 
Length: 12 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. James's Palace, London, England (07/18/2005 - 07/20/2005)
Composition written: London, England (1722 - 1726). 
2.
Chandos Anthems: no 4a, Oh sing unto The Lord, HWV 249a by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Maciek O'Shea (Bass), James Bowman (Countertenor), Michael McGuire (Countertenor),
Andrew Ashwin (Bass)
Conductor:  Andrew Gant
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. James's Palace Chapel Royal Musicians,  St. James's Palace Chapel Royal Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; London, England 
Venue:  St. James's Palace, London, England 
Length: 11 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. James's Palace, London, England (07/18/2005 - 07/20/2005) 
3.
Chandos Anthems: no 5b, I will magnify Thee, HWV 250b by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Maciek O'Shea (Bass), Michael McGuire (Countertenor), Jerome Finnis (Tenor),
James Bowman (Countertenor), Jacob Ferguson-Lobo (Treble)
Conductor:  Andrew Gant
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. James's Palace Chapel Royal Musicians,  St. James's Palace Chapel Royal Choir
Period: Baroque 
Venue:  St. James's Palace, London, England 
Length: 18 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. James's Palace, London, England (07/18/2005 - 07/20/2005)
Composition written: London, England (1717 - 1718). 
4.
Chandos Anthems: no 6d, As pants the hart, HWV 251d by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Andrew Ashwin (Bass), James Bowman (Countertenor), Michael McGuire (Countertenor),
Maciek O'Shea (Bass), Jerome Finnis (Tenor), Alexander May (Treble),
Jacob Ferguson-Lobo (Treble)
Conductor:  Andrew Gant
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. James's Palace Chapel Royal Musicians,  St. James's Palace Chapel Royal Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
Venue:  St. James's Palace, London, England 
Length: 11 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. James's Palace, London, England (07/18/2005 - 07/20/2005)
Composition written: London, England (1717 - 1718). 
5.
Chandos Anthems: no 6a, As pants the hart, HWV 251a - Tears are my daily food by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Andrew Gant
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. James's Palace Chapel Royal Musicians,  St. James's Palace Chapel Royal Choir
Venue:  St. James's Palace, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. James's Palace, London, England (07/18/2005 - 07/20/2005)
Composition written: London, England (1717 - 1718). 
6.
Chandos Anthems: no 6a, As pants the hart, HWV 251a - Why so full of grief, O my soul by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jacob Ferguson-Lobo (Treble), James Bowman (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Andrew Gant
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. James's Palace Chapel Royal Musicians,  St. James's Palace Chapel Royal Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
Venue:  St. James's Palace, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: St. James's Palace, London, England (07/18/2005 - 07/20/2005)
Composition written: London, England (1717 - 1718). 

Sound Samples

Let God arise, HWV 265b: Let God arise, and let his enemies be scattered (Chorus)
Let God arise, HWV 265b: Duet: Like as the smoke vanisheth, so shalt thou drive them away (bass, alto)
Let God arise, HWV 265b: Duet: O sing unto God, and sing praises unto his name (bass, alto)
Let God arise, HWV 265b: Blessed be God. Alleluja (chorus)
I will magnify Thee, O God, HWV 250b: I will magnify thee, O God my King (alto)
I will magnify Thee, O God, HWV 250b: Duet: O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness (bass, alto)
I will magnify Thee, O God, HWV 250b: Glory and worship are before him (chorus, solo quartet)
I will magnify Thee, O God, HWV 250b: Duet and chorus: Tell it out among the heathen that the Lord is King (bass, alto, chorus)
I will magnify Thee, O God, HWV 250b: Righteousness and equity are the habitation of thy seat (alto)
I will magnify Thee, O God, HWV 250b: Duet and chorus: My mouth shall speak the praise of the Lord (bass, alto, chorus)
As pants the hart, HWV 251d: Sextet and chorus: As pants the hart for cooling streams
As pants the hart, HWV 251d: Tears are my daily food (alto, vocal quartet) - Recitative: Now when I think thereupon, I pour out my heart by myself (bass)
As pants the hart, HWV 251d: In the voice of praise and thanksgiving (chorus)
As pants the hart, HWV 251d: Duet: Why so full of grief, O my soul (alto 1 and 2)
As pants the hart, HWV 251d: Put thy trust in God (chorus)
O sing unto the Lord, HWV 249a: O sing unto the Lord a new song, all the whole earth (alto, chorus)
O sing unto the Lord, HWV 249a: Sing unto the Lord, and praise his name (alto)
O sing unto the Lord, HWV 249a: Accompagnetto: The Lord is great, and cannot worthily be praised (bass)
O sing unto the Lord, HWV 249a: Glory and worship are before him (bass)
O sing unto the Lord, HWV 249a: Duet and chorus: O worship the lord in the beauty of holiness (bass, alto, chorus)
O sing unto the Lord, HWV 249a: Let the heavens rejoice and let the earth be glad (alto, chorus)
As pants the hart, HWV 251a (excerpt): Tears are my daily food (alto)
As pants the hart, HWV 251a (excerpt): Why so full of grief, O my soul (treble, alto)

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