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Händel: Messiah / Harnoncourt, Gale, Lipovsek, Hollweg


Release Date: 03/09/1993 
Label:  Teldec Das Alte Werk Catalog #: 678910   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Marjana LipovsekRoderick KennedyElisabeth GaleWerner Hollweg
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus MusicusStockholm Chamber Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 27 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Messiah, HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Marjana Lipovsek (Mezzo Soprano), Roderick Kennedy (Bass), Elisabeth Gale (Soprano),
Werner Hollweg (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus Musicus,  Stockholm Chamber Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; London, England 
Length: 146 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 Symphony: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 Symphony
Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "Comfort ye, comfort ye my people" [Tenor]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "Comfort ye, comfort ye my people" [Tenor]
Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "Ev'ry valley" [Tenor]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "Ev'ry valley" [Tenor]
Handel : Messiah HWV56 : "And the glory of the Lord" [Chorus]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "And the glory of the Lord" [Chorus]
Acc.(Basso): Thus saith the Lord: Acc.
Air (Alto): But who may abide the day of His coming: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Chorus: And he shall purify
Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "Behold, a virgin shall conceive" [Mezzo-Soprano]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "Behold, a virgin shall conceive" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion" [Alto]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion" [Alto]
Acc.(Basso): For behold, darkness shall cover the earth: Acc.
Air (Basso): The people that walked in darkness: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "For unto us a child is born" [Chorus]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "For unto us a child is born" [Chorus]
Pastoral Symphony (Pifa): Pifa
Rec.(Soprano): These were sheperds abiding: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "Behold, a virgin shall conceive" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Acc.(Soprano): And lo, the angel of the Lord came upom them: Acc.
Rec.(Soprano): And the angel said unto them: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "Behold, a virgin shall conceive" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "And suddenly there was the angel" [Soprano]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "And suddenly there was the angel" [Soprano]
Messiah : Part 1 "Glory to God in the highest" [Chorus]: Handel : Messiah : Part 1 "Glory to God in the highest" [Chorus]
Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion" [Soprano]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion" [Soprano]
Rec.(Alto): The shall the eyes of the blind be open'd..: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "Behold, a virgin shall conceive" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Duet (Alto,Soprano): He shall feed His flock like a sheperd: Duet
Chorus: His yoke is easy, His burthen is light
Messiah HWV56 : Part 2 "Behold the Lamb of God" [Chorus]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 2 "Behold the Lamb of God" [Chorus]
Messiah HWV56 : Part 2 "He was despised" [Alto]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 2 "He was despised" [Alto]
Chorus: Surely, He hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows
Chorus: And with tripes we are healed
Chorus: All we like sheep have gone astray
Acc.(Tenore): All they that see Him, laugh Him to scorn: Acc.
Chorus: He trusted in God
Acc.(Soprano): Thy rebuke hath His heart: Acc.
Arioso (Soprano): Behold, and see if there be any sorrow: Arioso
Acc.(Tenore): He was cut off out of the land of living: Acc.
Air (Tenore): But Thou didst not leave His soul in hell: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Chorus: Lift up our heads
Rec.(Tenore): Unto which of the angels said He at any time: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "Behold, a virgin shall conceive" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Messiah HWV56 : Let all the angels of God worship Him: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Let all the angels of God worship Him
Air (Alto): Thou art gone on high: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Chorus: The Lord gave the word
Air (Soprano): How beautiful are the feet of them: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Chorus: Their sound is gone out into all lands
Air (Basso): Why do the nations so furiously rage together: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Chorus: Let us break their bonds asunder
Rec.(Tenore): He that dwelleth in heaven: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "Behold, a virgin shall conceive" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Air (Tenore): Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Messiah HWV56 : Part 2 "Hallelujah" [Chorus]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 2 "Hallelujah" [Chorus]
Messiah HWV56 : Part 3 "I know that my Redeemer liveth" [Soprano]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 3 "I know that my Redeemer liveth" [Soprano]
Chorus: Since by man came death
Messiah HWV56 : Part 3 "Behold, I tell you a mystery" [Bass]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 3 "Behold, I tell you a mystery" [Bass]
Messiah HWV56 : Part 3 "The trumpet shall sound" [Bass]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 3 "The trumpet shall sound" [Bass]
Rec.(Alto): Then shall be brought to pass: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "Behold, a virgin shall conceive" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Duet (Alto,Tenore): O death where is thy sting ?: Duet
Chorus: But thanks be to God
Air (Soprano): If God be for us who can be against us: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : Part 1 "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion" [Mezzo-Soprano]
Messiah HWV56 : "Worthy is the Lamb that was slain" [Chorus]: Handel : Messiah HWV56 : "Worthy is the Lamb that was slain" [Chorus]

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