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Handel: Messiah Highlights / Shaw, Atlanta Symphony Orch


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Telarc   Catalog #: 80103   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Layton JamesSylvia McNairKaaren EricksonJon Humphrey,   ... 
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony OrchestraAtlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Messiah, HWV 56: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
2. Messiah, HWV 56: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. Messiah, HWV 56: And He shall purify the sons of Levi by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
4. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
5. Messiah, HWV 56: Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Layton James (Harpsichord), Sylvia McNair (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
6. Messiah, HWV 56: The Lord gave the word by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 1 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
7. Messiah, HWV 56: Their sound is gone out into all lands by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 1 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
8. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
9. Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Kaaren Erickson (Soprano), Layton James (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
10. Messiah, HWV 56: Since by man came death by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
11. Messiah, HWV 56: Comfort ye my people...Ev'ry valley by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jon Humphrey (Tenor)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Language: English 
12. Messiah, HWV 56: Behold a Virgin shall conceive...O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Alfreda Hodgson (Mezzo Soprano), Layton James (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
13. Messiah, HWV 56: He that dwelleth in Heaven...Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Layton James (Harpsichord), Jon Humphrey (Tenor)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
14. Messiah, HWV 56: Then shall be brought to pass...O Death, where is thy sting?...But thanks be to God by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Alfreda Hodgson (Mezzo Soprano), Jon Humphrey (Tenor)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
15. Messiah, HWV 56: Worthy is the lamb that was slain...Amen by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 6 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
16. Messiah, HWV 56: Why do the nations...Let us break their bonds asunder by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Richard Stilwell (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1983 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 

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