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Handel: Semele / Nelson, Battle, Horne, Ramey, Aler, Mcnair


Release Date: 08/10/1993 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 435782   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Michael ChanceJohn AlerSylvia McNairNeil Mackie,   ... 
Conductor:  John Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraAmbrosian Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 54 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Semele, HWV 58 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Michael Chance (Countertenor), John Aler (Tenor), Sylvia McNair (Soprano),
Neil Mackie (Tenor), Samuel Ramey (Bass), Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano),
Mark S. Doss (Bass), Kathleen Battle (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 174 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Overture
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Behold! auspicious flashes arise
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Lucky omens bless our rites
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Daughter, obey
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Ah! me! - O Jove!
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: The morning lark to mine accords his note
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: See she blushing turns her eyes
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Hymen, haste, thy torch prepare
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Alas! she yields, and has undone me
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Why dost thou thus untimely grieve?
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Avert these omens
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Again auspicious flashes rise
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Thy aid, pronubial Juno, Athamas implores!
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Cease your vows
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: O Athamas, what toture hast thou borne!
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Turn, hopeless lover, turn thy eyes
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: She weeps!
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Your tuneful voice my tale would tell
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Too well I see, thou wilt not understand me
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: You've undone me / With my life I would atone
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Ah, wretched prince / Wing'd with our fears /O prodigy/See, see, Jove's Priests
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Hail Cadmus!
Semele HWV 58 / Act 1: Endless pleasure...
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: Overture
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: Iris, impatient of thy stay
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: There from mortal cares retiring
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: No more - I'll hear no more! / Awake Saturnia..
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: Hence, Iris, hence away
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: Oh sleep, why dost thou leave me?
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: Let me not another moment
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: Lay your doubts and fears aside
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: You are mortal and require time to rest
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: With fond desiring
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: How engaging, how endearing
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: Ah me! why sighs my Semele!
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: I must with speed amuse her
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: Now Love that everlasting boy invites
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: By my command
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: Where'er you walk
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: Dear Sister
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: But hark! The Heavenly Sphere
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: Prepare then, ye immortal choir
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2: Bless the glad earth

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