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Terfel,Bryn
Release Date: 04/10/2012 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001663202   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: I feel, I feel the Deity within by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1746 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 1 Minutes 5 Secs. 
2. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Arm, arm, ye brave by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
3. Dettingen Te Deum, HWV 283: Vouchsafe, O Lord by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1743 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
4. Samson, HWV 57: Honour and arms scorn such a foe by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 5 Minutes 50 Secs. 
5. Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38: Si, tra i ceppi by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1737; London, England 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
6. Alcina, HWV 34: Verdi prati by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
7. Orlando, HWV 31: O voi, del mio poter ministri eletti - by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1732; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
8. Orlando, HWV 31: Sorge infausta una procella by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1733; London, England 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
9. Acis and Galatea, HWV 49: I rage, I melt, I burn! - by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1718 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
10. Acis and Galatea, HWV 49: O ruddier than the cherry by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1718 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
11. Semele, HWV 58: Where'er you walk by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
12. Alexander's Feast, HWV 75: Revenge, Timotheus cries by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 7 Minutes 18 Secs. 
13. Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Va tacito e nascosto by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 6 Minutes 15 Secs. 
14. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 0 Minutes 46 Secs. 
15. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
16. Messiah, HWV 56: Thus saith the Lord of Hosts - by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
17. Messiah, HWV 56: But who may abide the day of His coming? by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
18. Messiah, HWV 56: Why do the Nations by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 4 Minutes 53 Secs. 
19. Messiah, HWV 56: Behold, I tell you a Mystery - by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 0 Minutes 36 Secs. 
20. Messiah, HWV 56: The trumpet shall sound by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 8 Minutes 51 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Judas Maccabaeus HWV 63 / Part 1: I feel the Deity within...Arm, arm ye brave
Judas Maccabaeus HWV 63 / Part 1: Arm, arm ye brave
Te Deum in D, "Dettingen", HWV 283: Vouchsafe, O Lord
Samson HWV 57 / Act 2: Honour and arms scorn such a foe
Berenice: Si, tra i ceppi
Alcina / Act 2: Verdi prati, selve amene
Orlando, HWV 31 / Act 3: O voi, del mio poter
Orlando, HWV 31 / Act 3: Sorge infausta una procella
Acis and Galatea / Act 2: "I rage, I melt, I burn!"
Acis and Galatea / Act 2: "O ruddier than the cherry"
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: Where'er you walk
Alexander's Feast / Part 2: "Revenge, revenge, Timotheus cries" - "Behold, a ghastly band"
Giulio Cesare / Act 1: Va tacito e nascosto
Serse / Act 1: Rec. "Frondi tenere e belle"
Serse / Act 1 HWV40: "Ombra mai fù"
Messiah: Thus saith the Lord
Messiah: But who may abide the day of His coming
Messiah: Why do the nations
Messiah: Behold I tell you
Messiah: The trumpet shall sound

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