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Author Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.

Title Great oratorio duets [sound recording] / Händel.

Imprint Ã…kersberga, Sweden : BIS, p2006.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    D HAND GOD S36CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Principally oratorio excerpts; the 11th and 17th works are excerpts from secular cantatas.
Compact disc ; Super audio CD.
"This hybrid disc plays on both CD & SACD players"--Container.
Program notes by David Vickers and biographical notes on the performers in English with French and German translations, and vocal texts in English (35 p. : port.) inserted in container.
Contents Jephtha : HWV 70. These labours past (6:21) -- Joshua : HWV 64. Oh peerless maid (2:38) ; Our limpid streams (2:51) -- Belshazzar : HWV 61. Great victor, at your feet I bow (4:57) -- Susanna : HWV 66. When thou art nigh (3:32) ; To my chaste Susanna's praise (3:11) -- Theodora : HWV 68. To thee, thou glorious son of worth (5:35) ; Streams of pleasure ever flowing (5:57) -- Solomon : HWV 67. Welcome as the dawn of day (3:53) ; Ev'ry joy that wisdom knows (3:27) -- Eternal source of light divine : Ode for the birthday of Queen Anne : HWV 74. Kind health descends (4:38) -- Saul : HWV 53. O fairest of ten thousand fair (2:59) ; At persecution I can laugh (3:23) --- Deborah : HWV 51. Where do thy ardours raise me! (4:41) ; Smiling freedom, lovely guest (3:51) -- Alexander Balus : HWV 65. Hail wedded love (3:23) -- Alexander's feast, or, The power of musick : HWV 75. Let's imitate her notes above (2:35) -- Esther : HWV 50b. Who calls my parting soul (3:03).
Performer Carolyn Sampson, soprano ; Robin Blaze, countertenor ; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment ; Nicholas Kraemer, conductor.
Event Recorded Jan. 2005, at St. Paul's Church, Southgate, London.
Language Sung in English.
Subject Oratorios -- Excerpts.
Cantatas, Secular -- Excerpts.
Added Author Sampson, Carolyn. voc
Blaze, Robin. voc
Kraemer, Nicholas. Conductor.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Jephtha. These labours past, how happy we!
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Joshua. Oh peerless maid, with beauty blest.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Joshua. Our limpid streams with freedom flow.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Belshazzar. Great victor, at your feet I bow.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Susanna. When thou art nigh.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Susanna. To my chaste Susanna's praise.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Theodora. To thee, thou glorious son of worth.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Theodora. Streams of pleasure ever flowing.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Solomon. Welcome as the dawn of day to the pilgrim on his way.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Solomon. Ev'ry joy that wisdom knows.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Ode for the birthday of Queen Anne. Kind health descends on downy wings.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Saul. O fairest of ten thousand fair.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Saul. At persecution I can laugh.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Deborah. Where do thy ardours raise me.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Deborah. Smiling freedom, lovely guest.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Alexander Balus. Hail, wedded love, mysterious law.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Alexander's feast. Let's imitate her notes above.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Esther, HWV 50b. Who calls my parting soul from death?
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Performer.
Note Title on container verso: Duets from the great English oratorios
Added Title Oratorios. Selections
Music No. BIS-SACD-1436 BIS
SACD-1436 BIS

 
    
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