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Handel: Acis And Galatea, Theodora, Cantatas / Christie, Antonini

Handel / Petibon / Agnew / Cornwell / Taylor
Release Date: 02/10/2009 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 517687  
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Alan EwingSophie DanemanPatricia PetitbonPaul Agnew,   ... 
Conductor:  William ChristieGiovanni Antonini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts FlorissantsIl Giardino Armonico
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 5 Hours 24 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Alan Ewing (Bass), Sophie Daneman (Soprano), Patricia Petitbon (Soprano),
Paul Agnew (Tenor), Joseph Cornwell (Tenor)
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
2.
Theodora, HWV 68 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Juliette Galstian (Mezzo Soprano), Daniel Taylor (Countertenor), Sophie Daneman (Soprano),
Richard Croft (Tenor), Laurent Slaars (Baritone), Nathan Berg (Baritone)
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
3.
Dunque sarà pur vero, HWV 110 "Agrippina condotta a morire" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Eva Mei (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giovanni Antonini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Giardino Armonico
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1708; Italy 
4.
Dietro l'orme fuggaci, HWV 105 "Armida abbandonata" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Eva Mei (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giovanni Antonini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Giardino Armonico
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1707; Italy 
5.
Oh numi eterni, HWV 145 "La Lucrezia" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Eva Mei (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giovanni Antonini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Giardino Armonico
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1709; Italy 

Sound Samples

Acis and Galatea : Act 1 Sinfonia: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 1 Sinfonia
Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Oh, the pleasure of the plains!" [Chorus]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Oh, the pleasure of the plains!" [Chorus]
Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Ye verdant plains and woody mountains" [Galatea]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Ye verdant plains and woody mountains" [Galatea]
Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Hush, ye pretty warbling quire" [Galatea]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Hush, ye pretty warbling quire" [Galatea]
Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Where shall I seek the charming fair?" [Acis]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Where shall I seek the charming fair?" [Acis]
Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Stay, shepherd, stay!" [Damon]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Stay, shepherd, stay!" [Damon]
Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Shepherd, what art thou pursuing" [Damon]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Shepherd, what art thou pursuing" [Damon]
Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Lo! Here my love" [Acis]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Lo! Here my love" [Acis]
Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Love in her eyes sits playing" [Acis]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Love in her eyes sits playing" [Acis]
Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Oh! Didst thou know the pains" [Galatea]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Oh! Didst thou know the pains" [Galatea]
Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "As when the dove laments her love" [Galatea]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "As when the dove laments her love" [Galatea]
Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Happy we!" [Acis, Galatea]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Happy we!" [Acis, Galatea]
Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Happy we!" [Chorus]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 1 "Happy we!" [Chorus]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Wretched lovers!" [Chorus]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Wretched lovers!" [Chorus]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "I rage, I melt, I burn" [Polyphemus]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "I rage, I melt, I burn" [Polyphemus]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "O ruddier than the cherry" [Polyphemus]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "O ruddier than the cherry" [Polyphemus]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Whither, fairest, art thou running" [Polyphemus, Galatea]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Whither, fairest, art thou running" [Polyphemus, Galatea]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Cease to beauty to be suing" [Polyphemus]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Cease to beauty to be suing" [Polyphemus]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Would you gain the tender creature" [Damon]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Would you gain the tender creature" [Damon]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "His hideous love provokes my rage" [Acis]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "His hideous love provokes my rage" [Acis]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Love sounds th'alarm" [Acis]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Love sounds th'alarm" [Acis]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Consider, fond shepherd" [Coridon]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Consider, fond shepherd" [Coridon]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Cease, oh cease, thou gentle youth" [Galatea]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Cease, oh cease, thou gentle youth" [Galatea]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "The flocks shall leave the mountains" [Acis, Galatea, Polyphemus]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "The flocks shall leave the mountains" [Acis, Galatea, Polyphemus]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Help, Galatea! Help, ye parent gods" [Acis]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Help, Galatea! Help, ye parent gods" [Acis]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Mourn, all ye muses!" [Chorus]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Mourn, all ye muses!" [Chorus]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Must I my Acis still bemoan" [Galatea, Chorus]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Must I my Acis still bemoan" [Galatea, Chorus]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "'Tis done - thus I exert pow'r divine" [Galatea]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "'Tis done - thus I exert pow'r divine" [Galatea]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Heart, the seat of soft delight" [Galatea]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Heart, the seat of soft delight" [Galatea]
Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Galatea, dry thy tears" [Chorus]: Handel : Acis and Galatea : Act 2 "Galatea, dry thy tears" [Chorus]
Theodora : Overture to Part I - Allegro: Handel : Theodora : Overture to Part I - Allegro
Theodora : Overture to Part I - Trio: Handel : Theodora : Overture to Part I - Trio
Theodora : Overture to Part I - Courante: Handel : Theodora : Overture to Part I - Courante
Theodora : Part I "'Tis Diocletian's natal day" [Valens]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "'Tis Diocletian's natal day" [Valens]
Theodora : Part I "Go, my faithful soldier, go" [Valens]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Go, my faithful soldier, go" [Valens]
Theodora : Part I "And draw a blessing down" [Chorus]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "And draw a blessing down" [Chorus]
Theodora : Part I "Vouchsafe, dread Sir, a gracious ear" [Didymus, Valens]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Vouchsafe, dread Sir, a gracious ear" [Didymus, Valens]
Theodora : Part I "Racks, gibbets, sword and fire" [Valens]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Racks, gibbets, sword and fire" [Valens]
Theodora : Part I "For ever thus stands fixed the doom" [Chorus]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "For ever thus stands fixed the doom" [Chorus]
Theodora : Part I "Most cruel edict!" [Didymus]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Most cruel edict!" [Didymus]
Theodora : Part I "The raptur'd soul defies the sword" [Didymus]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "The raptur'd soul defies the sword" [Didymus]
Theodora : Part I "I know thy virtues" [Septimius]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "I know thy virtues" [Septimius]
Theodora : Part I "Desend, kind pity, heav'nly guest" [Septimius]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Desend, kind pity, heav'nly guest" [Septimius]
Theodora : Part I "Tho' hard, my friends" [Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Tho' hard, my friends" [Theodora]
Theodora : Part I "Fond, flatt'ring world, adieu!" [Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Fond, flatt'ring world, adieu!" [Theodora]
Theodora : Part I "O bright example of all goodness!" [Irene]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "O bright example of all goodness!" [Irene]
Theodora : Part I "Bane of virtue" [Irene]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Bane of virtue" [Irene]
Theodora : Part I "Come, mighty Father" [Chorus]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Come, mighty Father" [Chorus]
Theodora : Part I "Fly, fly, my brethren" [Messenger] "Ah! whither should we fly?" [Irene]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Fly, fly, my brethren" [Messenger] "Ah! whither should we fly?" [Irene]
Theodora : Part I "As with rosy steps the morn" [Irene]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "As with rosy steps the morn" [Irene]
Theodora : Part I "All pow'r in Heav'n above" [Chorus]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "All pow'r in Heav'n above" [Chorus]
Theodora : Part I "Mistaken wretches!" [Septimius]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Mistaken wretches!" [Septimius]
Theodora : Part I "Dread the fruits of Christian folly" [Septimius]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Dread the fruits of Christian folly" [Septimius]
Theodora : Part I "Deluded mortal!" [Theodora, Septimius]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Deluded mortal!" [Theodora, Septimius]
Theodora : Part I "Oh worse than death indeed!" [Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Oh worse than death indeed!" [Theodora]
Theodora : Part I "Angels, ever bright and fair" [Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Angels, ever bright and fair" [Theodora]
Theodora : Part I "Unhappy, happy crew!" [Didymus, Irene]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Unhappy, happy crew!" [Didymus, Irene]
Theodora : Part I "Kind Heav'n, if virtue be thy care" [Didymus]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Kind Heav'n, if virtue be thy care" [Didymus]
Theodora : Part I "O love, how great thy pow'r!" [Irene]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "O love, how great thy pow'r!" [Irene]
Theodora : Part I "Go gen'rous, pious youth" [Chorus]: Handel : Theodora : Part I "Go gen'rous, pious youth" [Chorus]
Theodora : Part II "Ye men of Antioch" [Valens]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "Ye men of Antioch" [Valens]
Theodora : Part II "Queen of summer, queen of love" [Chorus]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "Queen of summer, queen of love" [Chorus]
Theodora : Part II "Wide spread his name" [Valens]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "Wide spread his name" [Valens]
Theodora : Part II "Return, Septimius" [Valens]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "Return, Septimius" [Valens]
Theodora : Part II "Venus, laughing from the skies" [Chorus]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "Venus, laughing from the skies" [Chorus]
Theodora : Part II Symphony: Handel : Theodora : Part II Symphony
Theodora : Part II "O thou bright sun!" [Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "O thou bright sun!" [Theodora]
Theodora : Part II "With Darkness deep as is my woe" [Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "With Darkness deep as is my woe" [Theodora]
Theodora : Part II Sinfonia: Handel : Theodora : Part II Sinfonia
Theodora : Part II "But why art thou disquieted, my soul?" [Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "But why art thou disquieted, my soul?" [Theodora]
Theodora : Part II "Oh, that I on wings could rise" [Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "Oh, that I on wings could rise" [Theodora]
Theodora : Part II "Long have I known" [Didymus, Septimius]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "Long have I known" [Didymus, Septimius]
Theodora : Part II "Tho' the honours that Flora and Venus receive" [Septimius]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "Tho' the honours that Flora and Venus receive" [Septimius]
Theodora : Part II "O save her then" [Didymus, Septimius]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "O save her then" [Didymus, Septimius]
Theodora : Part II "Deeds of kindness to display" [Didymus]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "Deeds of kindness to display" [Didymus]
Theodora : Part II "The clouds begin to veil the hemisphere" [Irene]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "The clouds begin to veil the hemisphere" [Irene]
Theodora : Part II "Defend her, Heav'n" [Irene]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "Defend her, Heav'n" [Irene]
Theodora : Part II "Or lulled with grief" [Didymus]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "Or lulled with grief" [Didymus]
Theodora : Part II "Sweet rose and lilly, flow'ry form" [Didymus]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "Sweet rose and lilly, flow'ry form" [Didymus]
Theodora : Part II "O save me, Heav'n" [Theodora, Didymus]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "O save me, Heav'n" [Theodora, Didymus]
Theodora : Part II "The pilgrim's home, the sick man's health" [Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "The pilgrim's home, the sick man's health" [Theodora]
Theodora : Part II "Forbid it, Heav'n!" [Didymus]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "Forbid it, Heav'n!" [Didymus]
Theodora : Part II "Or say, what right have I" [Didymus, Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "Or say, what right have I" [Didymus, Theodora]
Theodora : Part II "To thee, thou glorious son of worth" [Theodora, Didymus]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "To thee, thou glorious son of worth" [Theodora, Didymus]
Theodora : Part II "'Tis night, but night's sweet blessing" [Irene]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "'Tis night, but night's sweet blessing" [Irene]
Theodora : Part II "He saw the lovely youth" [Chorus]: Handel : Theodora : Part II "He saw the lovely youth" [Chorus]
Theodora : Part III "Lord to thee, each night and day" [Irene]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "Lord to thee, each night and day" [Irene]
Theodora : Part III "But see, the good, the virtuous Didymus!" [Irene, Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "But see, the good, the virtuous Didymus!" [Irene, Theodora]
Theodora : Part III "When sunk in anguish and despair" [Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "When sunk in anguish and despair" [Theodora]
Theodora : Part III "Blest be the hand" [Chorus, Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "Blest be the hand" [Chorus, Theodora]
Theodora : Part III "Undaunted in the court" [Messenger, Irene]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "Undaunted in the court" [Messenger, Irene]
Theodora : Part III "O my Irene, Heav'n is kind" "Stay me not, my friend" [Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "O my Irene, Heav'n is kind" "Stay me not, my friend" [Theodora]
Theodora : Part III "Whither, Princess, do you fly" [Irene, Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "Whither, Princess, do you fly" [Irene, Theodora]
Theodora : Part III "She's gone, disdaining liberty and life" [Irene]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "She's gone, disdaining liberty and life" [Irene]
Theodora : Part III "New scenes of joy come crowding on" [Irene]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "New scenes of joy come crowding on" [Irene]
Theodora : Part III "Is it a Christian virtue, then" [Valens, Didymus] "Be that my doom" [Theodora, Septimius]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "Is it a Christian virtue, then" [Valens, Didymus] "Be that my doom" [Theodora, Septimius]
Theodora : Part III "From Virtue springs each gen'rous deed" [Septimius]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "From Virtue springs each gen'rous deed" [Septimius]
Theodora : Part III "Cease, ye slaves, your fruitless pray'r" [Valens]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "Cease, ye slaves, your fruitless pray'r" [Valens]
Theodora : Part III "'Tis kind, my friends" [Didymus, Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "'Tis kind, my friends" [Didymus, Theodora]
Theodora : Part III "How strange their ends" [Chorus]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "How strange their ends" [Chorus]
Theodora : Part III "On me your frowns" [Didymus, Theodora, Valens]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "On me your frowns" [Didymus, Theodora, Valens]
Theodora : Part III "And must such beauty suffer!" [Didymus, Theodora, Septimius]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "And must such beauty suffer!" [Didymus, Theodora, Septimius]
Theodora : Part III "Streams of pleasure ever flowing..." "Thither let our hearts aspire!" [Didymus, Theodora]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "Streams of pleasure ever flowing..." "Thither let our hearts aspire!" [Didymus, Theodora]
Theodora : Part III "Ere this their doom is past" [Irene]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "Ere this their doom is past" [Irene]
Theodora : Part III "O love divine, thou source of fame" [Irene, Chorus]: Handel : Theodora : Part III "O love divine, thou source of fame" [Irene, Chorus]
Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : I "Dunque sarà pur vero, che disseti la terra il sangue mio?" [Soprano]: Handel : Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : I "Dunque sarà pur vero, che disseti la terra il sangue mio?" [Soprano]
Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : II "Orrida, oscura l'etra si renda" [Soprano]: Handel : Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : II "Orrida, oscura l'etra si renda" [Soprano]
Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : III "Ma pria che d'empia morte" [Soprano]: Handel : Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : III "Ma pria che d'empia morte" [Soprano]
Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : IV "Renda cenere il tiranno" [Soprano]: Handel : Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : IV "Renda cenere il tiranno" [Soprano]
Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : V "Sì, sì, del gran tiranno provi l'alta potenza 'l traditore" [Soprano]: Handel : Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : V "Sì, sì, del gran tiranno provi l'alta potenza 'l traditore" [Soprano]
Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : VI "Come, o Dio! bramo la morte a chi ebbe via da me?" [Soprano]: Handel : Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : VI "Come, o Dio! bramo la morte a chi ebbe via da me?" [Soprano]
Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : VII "Se infelice al mondo vissi" [Soprano]: Handel : Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : VII "Se infelice al mondo vissi" [Soprano]
Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : VIII "Prema l'ingrato figlio di plaustro trionfal sponde gemmate" [Soprano]: Handel : Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : VIII "Prema l'ingrato figlio di plaustro trionfal sponde gemmate" [Soprano]
Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : IX "Su, lacerate il seno, ministri" [Soprano]: Handel : Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : IX "Su, lacerate il seno, ministri" [Soprano]
Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : X "Ecco a morte già corro" [Soprano]: Handel : Agrippina condotta a morire HWV110 : X "Ecco a morte già corro" [Soprano]
Armida abbandonata HWV105 : I "Dietro l'orme fugaci del guerrier" [Soprano]: Handel : Armida abbandonata HWV105 : I "Dietro l'orme fugaci del guerrier" [Soprano]
Armida abbandonata HWV105 : II "Ah! crudele, e pur ten' vai" [Soprano]: Handel : Armida abbandonata HWV105 : II "Ah! crudele, e pur ten' vai" [Soprano]
Armida abbandonata HWV105 : III "Per te mi struggo, infido" [Soprano]: Handel : Armida abbandonata HWV105 : III "Per te mi struggo, infido" [Soprano]
Armida abbandonata HWV105 : IV "O voi, dell'incostante" [Soprano]: Handel : Armida abbandonata HWV105 : IV "O voi, dell'incostante" [Soprano]
Armida abbandonata HWV105 : V "Venti, venti, fermate, sì" [Soprano]: Handel : Armida abbandonata HWV105 : V "Venti, venti, fermate, sì" [Soprano]
Armida abbandonata HWV105 : VI "Ma che parlo, che dico?" [Soprano]: Handel : Armida abbandonata HWV105 : VI "Ma che parlo, che dico?" [Soprano]
Armida abbandonata HWV105 : VII "In tanti affanni miei assistimi almen tu, Nume d'amore!" [Soprano]: Handel : Armida abbandonata HWV105 : VII "In tanti affanni miei assistimi almen tu, Nume d'amore!" [Soprano]
La Lucrezia HWV145 : I "O Numi eterni! O stelle! che fulminate empii tiranni" [Soprano]: Handel : La Lucrezia HWV145 : I "O Numi eterni! O stelle! che fulminate empii tiranni" [Soprano]
La Lucrezia HWV145 : II "Già superbo del mio affanno" [Soprano]: Handel : La Lucrezia HWV145 : II "Già superbo del mio affanno" [Soprano]
La Lucrezia HWV145 : III "Ma voi forse nel Cielo, per castigo maggior del mio delitto" [Soprano]: Handel : La Lucrezia HWV145 : III "Ma voi forse nel Cielo, per castigo maggior del mio delitto" [Soprano]
La Lucrezia HWV145 : IV "Il suol che preme, l'aura che spira l'empio Romano" [Soprano]: Handel : La Lucrezia HWV145 : IV "Il suol che preme, l'aura che spira l'empio Romano" [Soprano]
La Lucrezia HWV145 : V "Ah! che ancor nell'abisso dormon le furie! [Soprano]: Handel : La Lucrezia HWV145 : V "Ah! che ancor nell'abisso dormon le furie! [Soprano]
La Lucrezia HWV145 : VI "Alla salma infedel porga la pena" [Soprano]: Handel : La Lucrezia HWV145 : VI "Alla salma infedel porga la pena" [Soprano]
La Lucrezia HWV145 : VII "A voi, padre, consorte, a Roma, al mondo presento il mio morir" [Soprano]: Handel : La Lucrezia HWV145 : VII "A voi, padre, consorte, a Roma, al mondo presento il mio morir" [Soprano]
La Lucrezia HWV145 : VIII "Già nel seno comincia a compir questo ferro i duri uffizii" [Soprano]: Handel : La Lucrezia HWV145 : VIII "Già nel seno comincia a compir questo ferro i duri uffizii" [Soprano]

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