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A Tribute To Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

Lieberson / Barockorchester / Philharmonia Baroque
Release Date: 08/09/2011 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 907471   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachGeorge Frideric HandelHenry Purcell
Performer:  Nicholas McGeganLorraine Hunt LiebersonDrew Minter
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque OrchestraPhilharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

As a tribute to the artistry of Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, this retrospective gathers together many of the finest recordings of arias and duets made during her acclaimed association with harmonia mundi. The booklet notes include tributes from her husband, Peter Lieberson, Nicholas McGegan and her obituary from Le Monde.

"A riveting singer known for her fearsome vocal and dramatic power, whether in opera or the cantatas of Bach." – The Los Angeles Times
As a tribute to the artistry of Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, this retrospective gathers together many of the finest recordings of arias and duets made during her acclaimed association with harmonia mundi. The booklet notes include tributes from her husband, Peter Lieberson, Nicholas McGegan and her obituary from Le Monde.

"A riveting singer known for her fearsome vocal and dramatic power, whether in opera or the cantatas of Bach." – The Los Angeles Times
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Works on This Recording

1.
Clavierbüchlein no 2 for Anna Magdalena Bach: Bist du bei mir, BWV 508 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nicholas McGegan (Harpsichord), Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Baroque 
2.
Ariodante, HWV 33: Qui d'amor by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; London, England 
3.
Ariodante, HWV 33: Scherza infida, in grembo al drudo by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; London, England 
4.
Ariodante, HWV 33: Scherza infida, in grembo al drudo by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; London, England 
5.
Ariodante, HWV 33: Dopo notte by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; London, England 
6.
Theodora, HWV 68: Angels ever bright and fair by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
7.
Theodora, HWV 68: With Darkness deep by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
8.
Theodora, HWV 68: Oh! that I on wings could rise by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
9.
Theodora, HWV 68: To thee, thou glorious son of worth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano), Drew Minter (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
10.
Messiah, HWV 56: Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
11.
Messiah, HWV 56: But who may abide the day of His coming? by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
12.
Messiah, HWV 56: He was despised and rejected by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
13.
Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
14.
Clori, degli occhi miei, HWV 91a by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; ?Italy 
15.
Susanna, HWV 66: Bending to the throne of glory by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
16.
Susanna, HWV 66: Crystal streams in murmurs flowing by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
17.
Susanna, HWV 66: Guilt trembling spoke my doom by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
18.
Susanna, HWV 66: If guiltless blood be your intent by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
19.
Radamisto, HWV 12: Qual nave smarrita trà sirti by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1712/1720; London, England 
20.
Ottone, HWV 15: Vieni, o figlio, e mi consola by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1723; London, England 
21.
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Svegliatevi nel core by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
22.
Arianna in Creta, HWV 32: Qual leon che fere irato by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1721/1734; London, England 
23.
Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 

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