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Handel: The Messiah - Highlights / Scholars Baroque Ensemble


Release Date: 08/28/1995 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553258   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Robin DovetonAngus DavidsonKym AmpsDavid Van Asch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Messiah, HWV 56: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
2. Messiah, HWV 56: Comfort ye my people by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Robin Doveton (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Messiah, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted." 
3. Messiah, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Robin Doveton (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Messiah, HWV 56: Comfort ye my people." 
4. Messiah, HWV 56: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 
5. Messiah, HWV 56: Behold a Virgin shall conceive by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Angus Davidson (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Messiah, HWV 56: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion." 
6. Messiah, HWV 56: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Angus Davidson (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Messiah, HWV 56: Behold a Virgin shall conceive." 
7. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: English 
8. Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony "Pifa" by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 58 Secs. 
9. Messiah, HWV 56: Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Kym Amps (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
10. Messiah, HWV 56: Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Angus Davidson (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Messiah, HWV 56: He shall feed His flock...Come unto Him." 
11. Messiah, HWV 56: He shall feed His flock...Come unto Him by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Angus Davidson (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Messiah, HWV 56: Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened." 
12. Messiah, HWV 56: He was despised and rejected by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Angus Davidson (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 11 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 
13. Messiah, HWV 56: How beautiful are the feet of them by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Kym Amps (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
14. Messiah, HWV 56: Why do the nations so furiously rage by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  David Van Asch (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
15. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
16. Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Kym Amps (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: English 
17. Messiah, HWV 56: Behold, I tell you a mystery by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  David Van Asch (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Messiah, HWV 56: The trumpet shall sound." 
18. Messiah, HWV 56: The trumpet shall sound by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  David Van Asch (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Messiah, HWV 56: Behold, I tell you a mystery." 
19. Messiah, HWV 56: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Messiah, HWV 56: Amen." 
20. Messiah, HWV 56: Amen by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Messiah, HWV 56: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain." 

Sound Samples

Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): Sinfonia
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): Comfort Ye My People ... Every Valley Shall Be Exalted
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): And the Glory of the Lord
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): Behold a Virgin Shall Conceive ... O Thou that Tellest Good Tidings to Zion
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): For Unto Us a Child is Born
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): Pifa
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind Be Open'd ... He Shall Feed His Flock
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): He was Despised and Rejected of Men
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): How Beautiful are the Feet of Him
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): Why Do the Nations So Furiously Rage Together?
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): Hallelujah!
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): I Know that My Redeemer Liveth
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): Behold, I Tell You a Mystery ... The Trumpet Shall Sound
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights): Worthy is the Lamb ... Amen

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