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1+1 Handel: Susanna, Theodora / Mcgegan, Hunt, Et Al


Release Date: 11/11/2003 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 2907358   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Drew MinterLorraine Hunt LiebersonWilliam ParkerJeffrey Thomas,   ... 
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque OrchestraBerkeley Chamber Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'?a landmark, a major rehabilitation of a forgotten masterpiece.' - The New York Times (Disc 1); 'Theodora was Handel's favourite among his own oratorios. McGegan as usual assembled a cast to do the work justice, with Lorraine Hunt giving a wonderul performance in the title role.' - Times (Disc 2) '?a landmark, a major rehabilitation of a forgotten masterpiece.' - The New York Times (Disc 1); 'Theodora was Handel's favourite among his own oratorios. McGegan as usual assembled a cast to do the work justice, with Lorraine Hunt giving a wonderul performance in the title role.' - Times (Disc 2) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Susanna, HWV 66: How long, oh Lord, shall Israel groan by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra,  Berkeley Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
2.
Susanna, HWV 66: When thou art nigh by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Drew Minter (Countertenor), Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
3.
Susanna, HWV 66: Peace crown'd with roses by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  William Parker (Baritone)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
4.
Susanna, HWV 66: The parent bird in search of food by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Drew Minter (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
5.
Susanna, HWV 66: Bending to the throne of glory by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection begins with "What Means..."
This selection is an ADD recording. 
6.
Susanna, HWV 66: Ye verdant hills, ye balmy vales by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jeffrey Thomas (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
7.
Susanna, HWV 66: The oak that for a thousand years by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  David Thomas (Bass)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
8.
Susanna, HWV 66: Righteous heav'n beholds their guile by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra,  Berkeley Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
9.
Susanna, HWV 66: Crystal streams in murmurs flowing by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 7 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
10.
Susanna, HWV 66: Deceitful wolves!...Away, away! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
11.
Susanna, HWV 66: If guiltless blood be your intent by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 8 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
12.
Susanna, HWV 66: Chastity, thou cherub bright by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jill Feldman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 6 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
13.
Susanna, HWV 66: Bless'd be the day that gave Susanna birth! by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  William Parker (Baritone)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra,  Berkeley Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection begins with "Raise your voice to sounds of joy..."
This selection is an ADD recording. 
14.
Susanna, HWV 66: Guilt trembling spoke my doom by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 5 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
15.
Susanna, HWV 66: To my chaste Susanna's praise by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano), Drew Minter (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
16.
Susanna, HWV 66: A virtuous wife by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra,  Berkeley Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
17.
Theodora, HWV 68: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording 
18.
Theodora, HWV 68: Angels ever bright and fair by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
19.
Theodora, HWV 68: Kind heaven, if virtue be thy care by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Drew Minter (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
20.
Theodora, HWV 68: Venus laughing from the skies by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra,  Berkeley Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
21.
Theodora, HWV 68: Interlude by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
22.
Theodora, HWV 68: O thou bright sun! by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 0 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
23.
Theodora, HWV 68: With Darkness deep by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
24.
Theodora, HWV 68: Oh! that I on wings could rise by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
25.
Theodora, HWV 68: Defend her, Heav'n by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
26.
Theodora, HWV 68: To thee, thou glorious son of worth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano), Drew Minter (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
27.
Theodora, HWV 68: He saw the lovely youth by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra,  Berkeley Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
28.
Theodora, HWV 68: Lord, to thee each night & day by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jennifer Lane (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
29.
Theodora, HWV 68: Blest be the hand, and blest the power by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra,  Berkeley Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
30.
Theodora, HWV 68: From virtue springs each gen'rous deed by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jeffrey Thomas (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 5 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
31.
Theodora, HWV 68: Ye ministers of justice, lead them hence by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  David Thomas (Bass)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
32.
Theodora, HWV 68: Thither let our hearts aspire by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Soprano), Drew Minter (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 5 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection begins with "Streams of Pleasure ever flowing..."
This selection is a DDD recording. 
33.
Theodora, HWV 68: O Love Divine, Thou Source of Fame by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra,  Berkeley Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1991 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 

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