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Handel: Messiah / Davis, Battle, Quivar, Aler, Ramey

Handel / Davis,Andrew
Release Date: 03/08/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 18718   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John AlerKathleen BattleFlorence QuivarSamuel Ramey
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony OrchestraToronto Mendelssohn ChoirElmer Iseler Singers
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Messiah, HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John Aler (Tenor), Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Florence Quivar (Alto),
Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra,  Toronto Mendelssohn Choir,  Elmer Iseler Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; London, England 

Sound Samples

Messiah, Part One: Sinfony: Grave - Allegro moderato
Messiah, Part One: Comfort ye my people (tenor)
Messiah, Part One: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (tenor)
Messiah, Part One: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
Messiah, Part One: Thus saith the Lord of Hosts (bass)
Messiah, Part One: But who may abide the day of His coming (counter-tenor)
Messiah, Part One: And he shall Purify
Messiah, Part One: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (alto/chorus)
Messiah, Part One: For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (bass)
Messiah, Part One: The people that walked in darkness (bass)
Messiah, Part One: For unto us a child is born
Messiah, Part One: Pifa (Pastoral Symphony)
Messiah, Part One: And the angel said unto them
Messiah, Part One: Glory to God in the highest
Messiah, Part One: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (soprano I)
Messiah, Part One: Then shall the eyes of the blind be open'd (counter-tenor)
Messiah, Part One: He shall feed His flock like a shepherd (counter-tenor/soprano I)
Messiah, Part One: His yoke is easy, his burthen is light
Messiah, Part Two: Behold, The Lamb of God
Messiah, Part Two: He was despised (alto)
Messiah, Part Two: Surely, He hath borne our griefs
Messiah, Part Two: And with His stipes we are healed
Messiah, Part Two: All we like sheep have gone astray
Messiah, Part Two: All they that see Him, laugh Him to scorn (tenor)
Messiah, Part Two: He trusted in God
Messiah, Part Two: Thy rebuke hath broken His heart (tenor)
Messiah, Part Two: Behold, and see if there be any sorrow (tenor)
Messiah, Part Two: But Thou didst not leave His soul in hell (soprano II)
Messiah, Part Two: Lift up your heads, O ye gates
Messiah, Part Two: Let all the angels of God worship Him
Messiah, Part Two: Thou art gone up on high (counter-tenor)
Messiah, Part Two: The Lord gave the word
Messiah, Part Two: How beautiful are the feet (soprano I)
Messiah, Part Two: Their sound is gone out into all lands
Messiah, Part Two: Why do the nations so furiously rage together (bass)
Messiah, Part Two: Let us break their bonds asunder
Messiah, Part Two: Thou shalt break them (tenor)
Messiah, Part Two: Hallelujah
Messiah, Part Three: I know that my redeemer liveth (soprano I)
Messiah, Part Three: Since by man came death
Messiah, Part Three: Behold, I tell you a mystery (bass)
Messiah, Part Three: The trumpet shall sound (bass)
Messiah, Part Three: O death, where is thy sting (counter-tenor/tenor)
Messiah, Part Three: But thanks be to God
Messiah, Part Three: If God be for us (alto)
Messiah, Part Three: Worthy is Lamb that was slain ... Amen

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