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George Frideric Handel: Alexander's Feast; The Choice Of Hercules

Handel / Ledger,Philip
Release Date: 05/18/2010 
Label:  Erato   Catalog #: 28520   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  James BowmanRobert TearHeather HarperHelen Watts
Conductor:  Philip Ledger
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 28 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 "Ode for St Cecilia's Day" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  James Bowman (), Robert Tear (), Heather Harper (),
Helen Watts ()
Conductor:  Philip Ledger
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 6 Minutes 31 Secs. 
2.
The choice of Hercules, HWV 69 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Philip Ledger
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 47 Minutes 6 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: Overture
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: `t was at the royal feast
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: Happy pair!
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: Timotheus, plac`d on high
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: The song began from Jove
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: The list`ning crowd
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: With ravish`d ears
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: The praise of Bacchus
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: Bacchus, ever fair and young
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: Sooth`d with the sound
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: He chose a mournful Muse
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: He sung Darius, great and good
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: With downcast looks
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: Behold Darius great and good
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: The mighty master, mild smil`d to see
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: Softly sweet in Lydian measures
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: War, he sung, is toil and trouble
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: The many rend the skies
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: The prince, unable to conceal
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 1: The many rend the skies Part II
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 2: Now strike the golden Lyre again
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 2: Revenge Timotheus cries
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 2: Give this vengeance due
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 2: The princes applaud
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 2: Thais led the way
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 2: Thus, long ago
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 2: Let old Timotheus yield the prize
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 2: Let old Timotheus Yield the prize
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 2: Your voices tune
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 2: Let`s imitate her notes above
Alexander's Feast (2002 Digital Remaster), Part 2: Your voices tune and raise
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Symphony
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): See, Hercules
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Come, Blooming boy
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): There the brisk sparkling nectar drain
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): While for thy arms that Beauty glows
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Away, mistaken wretch, away
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): This menly youth`s exalted mind
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Rise, youth! exalt thyself and me
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Go, assert thy hean`nly race
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): In peace, in war
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): So shalt thou gain immortal praise
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Hearst thou, what dangers
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Turn thee, youth, to Joy and Love
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Short is my way - Oh cease, enchanting Siren
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Yet can I hear that dulcet lay
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Enjoy the sweet Elysian grove
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Oh! wither, Reason, dost thou fly?
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Where shall I go?
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Mount, mount the steep ascent!
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Mount, mount the steep ascent
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Arise, Arise
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): The sounds breathe fire celestial
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Lead, Goddess, lead the way
The Choice of Hercules (2002 Digital Remaster): Virtue will place three

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