Handel Messiah
  • Release Date: 01 Sep 1992
  • Label: TELARC
  • Genre: OTHER
  • CAT # 80322-25

    DISC ONE  
    1. Handel: Messiah: Sinfonia 2:54
    2. Handel: Messiah: Comfort ye, my people - Tenor Recitative 2:48
    3. Handel: Messiah: Every valley shall be exhalted - Tenor Air 3:10
    4. Handel: Messiah: And the glory of the Lord - Chorus 2:39
    5. Handel: Messiah: Thus saith the Lord - Bass Recitative 1:24
    6. Handel: Messiah: But who may abide - Alto Air 3:58
    7. George Frideric Handel: Messiah: No. 7. "And He shall purify" from Part One 2:09
    8. Handel: Messiah: Behold, a virgin shall conceive - Alto Recitative
    9. Handel: Messiah: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion - Alto Air & Chorus 5:20
    10. Handel: Messiah: For behold, darkness shall cover the earth - Bass Recitative 1:50
    11. Handel: Messiah: The people that walked in darkness - Bass Air 4:05
    12. Handel: Messiah: For unto us a Child is born - Chorus 3:35
    13. Handel: Messiah: Pifa (Pastoral Symphony) 2:56
    14. Handel: Messiah: There were shepherds - Soprano Recitative / And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon
    15. Handel: Messiah: And the angel said unto them - Soprano Recitative
    16. Handel: Messiah: And suddenly there was with the angel - Soprano Recitative
    17. Handel: Messiah: Glory to God - Chorus 1:44
    18. Handel: Messiah: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion - Soprano Air 4:16
    19. Handel: Messiah: Then shall the eyes of the blind - Alto Recitative
    20. Handel: Messiah: He shall feed His flock like a shepherd - Alto & Soprano Air 4:39
    21. Handel: Messiah: His yoke is easy - Chorus 2:20
    22. Handel: Messiah: Behold the lamb of God - Chorus 2:27
    23. Handel: Messiah: He was despised - Alto Air 8:25
    DISC TWO  
    1. Handel: Messiah: Surely he hath borne our griefs - Chorus 1:48
    2. Handel: Messiah: And with His stripes we are healed - Chorus 1:44
    3. Handel: Messiah: All we like sheep - Chorus 3:24
    4. Handel: Messiah: All they that see him - Tenor Recitative
    5. Handel: Messiah: He trusted in God - Chorus 2:16
    6. Handel: Messiah: Thy rebuke hath broken His heart - Tenor Recitative 1:31
    7. Handel: Messiah: Behold, and see if there be any sorrow - Tenor Arioso 1:13
    8. Handel: Messiah: He was cut off out of the land of the living - Tenor Recitative
    9. Handel: Messiah: But thou didst not leave his soul in Hell - Tenor Air 2:41
    10. Handel: Messiah: Lift up your heads - Chorus 2:57
    11. Handel: Messiah: Unto which of the angels - Tenor Recitative
    12. Handel: Messiah: Let all the angels of God worship Him - Chorus 1:24
    13. Handel: Messiah: Thou art gone up on high - Alto Air 2:53
    14. Handel: Messiah: The Lord gave the word - Chorus 1:12
    15. Handel: Messiah: How beautiful are the feet - Soprano Air 2:04
    16. Handel: Messiah: Their sound is gone out - Chorus 1:21
    17. Handel: Messiah: Why do the nations? - Bass Air 2:41
    18. Handel: Messiah: Let us break their bonds asunder - Chorus 1:41
    19. Handel: Messiah: He that dwelleth in heaven - Tenor Recitative
    20. Handel: Messiah: Thou shall break them - Tenor Air 2:05
    21. Handel: Messiah: Hallelujah - Chorus 3:40
    22. Handel: Messiah: I know that my Redeemer liveth - Soprano Air 5:03
    23. Handel: Messiah: Since by man came death - Chorus 2:04
    24. Handel: Messiah: Behold, I tell you a mystery - Bass Recitative
    25. Handel: Messiah: The trumpet shall sound - Bass Air 8:41
    26. Handel: Messiah: Then shall be brought to pass - Alto Recitative
    27. Handel: Messiah: O death, where is thy sting? - Alto & Tenor Duet 1:09
    28. Handel: Messiah: But thanks be to God - Chorus 2:08
    29. Handel: Messiah: If God be for us - Soprano Air 4:01
    30. Handel: Messiah: Worthy is the lamb . . . Amen - Chorus 7:11

Handel's Messiah performed with class and energy by America's premier period instrument ensemble and chorus.

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