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Basic 100 Vol 21 - Handel: Messiah Highlights / Beecham


Release Date: 10/12/1993 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 61718   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jon VickersMonica SinclairJennifer VyvyanGiorgio Tozzi
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Philharmonic Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Messiah, HWV 56: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Notes: Orchestrated: Sir Eugene Goossens 
2.
Messiah, HWV 56: Comfort ye my people by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jon Vickers (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
3.
Messiah, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jon Vickers (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
4.
Messiah, HWV 56: And He shall purify the sons of Levi by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
5.
Messiah, HWV 56: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Monica Sinclair (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
6.
Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
7.
Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony "Pifa" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
8.
Messiah, HWV 56: There were shepherds abiding in the field by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
9.
Messiah, HWV 56: And the angel said unto them by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
10.
Messiah, HWV 56: And suddenly there was with the angel by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
11.
Messiah, HWV 56: Glory to God in the highest by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
12.
Messiah, HWV 56: He shall feed His flock...Come unto Him by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano), Monica Sinclair (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
13.
Messiah, HWV 56: Surely He hath borne our griefs by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
14.
Messiah, HWV 56: And with His stripes we are healed by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
15.
Messiah, HWV 56: All we like sheep have gone astray by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
16.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
17.
Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
18.
Messiah, HWV 56: The trumpet shall sound by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Giorgio Tozzi (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
19.
Messiah, HWV 56: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 

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