Gardiner, John Eliot

Handel: Dixit Dominus, Zadok the priest, The ways of Zion do mourn

2CD
26 Jan 2015

Barcode: 0825646195305

Composer: Georg Friedrich Händel

John Eliot Gardiner is at his best in this milestone recording showcasing the full splendour of Handel’s music. Among the very first historically-informed versions of these beloved choral works, the Dixit Dominus initially sold more than 500K copies around the World.

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Handel : Dixit Dominus HWV232 : I Dixit Dominus [Soprano, Counter-Tenor, Tenor, Chorus]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
02 Handel : Dixit Dominus HWV232 : II Virgam virtutis tuae [Counter-Tenor]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
03 Handel : Dixit Dominus HWV232 : III Tecum principium in die virtutis [Soprano]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
04 Handel : Dixit Dominus HWV232 : IV Juravit Dominus [Chorus]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
05 Handel : Dixit Dominus HWV232 : V Tu es sacerdos in aeternum [Chorus]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
06 Handel : Dixit Dominus HWV232 : VI Dominus a dextris tuis [Sopranos, Tenors, Bass, Chorus]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
07 Handel : Dixit Dominus HWV232 : VII De torrente in via bibet [Sopranos, Chorus]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
08 Handel : Dixit Dominus HWV232 : VIII Gloria Patri, et Filio [Chorus]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
09 Handel: 4 Coronation Anthems: No. 1 Zadok the Priest, HWV 258  - John Eliot Gardiner 
Disc 2 
01 Handel : The Ways of Zion do Mourn HWV264 : I Sinfonia  - John Eliot Gardiner 
02 The Ways of Zion do Mourn, HWV 264: II "The ways of Zion do mourn" (Chorus)  - John Eliot Gardiner 
03 Handel : The Ways of Zion do Mourn HWV264 : III "How are the mighty fall'n" [Chorus]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
04 Handel : The Ways of Zion do Mourn HWV264 : IV "She put on righteousness" [Chorus]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
05 Handel : The Ways of Zion do Mourn HWV264 : V "When the ear heard her" [Chorus, Bass, Counter-Tenor, Tenor, Soprano]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
06 Handel : The Ways of Zion do Mourn HWV264 : VI "How are the mighty fall'n!" [Chorus]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
07 Handel : The Ways of Zion do Mourn HWV264 : VII "She deliver'd the poor that cried" [Chorus]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
08 Handel : The Ways of Zion do Mourn HWV264 : VIII "How are the mighty fall'n!" [Chorus]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
09 Handel : The Ways of Zion do Mourn HWV264 : IX "The righteous shall be had in everlasting remembrance" [Chorus, Bass, Counter-Tenor, Tenor, Soprano]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
10 Handel : The Ways of Zion do Mourn HWV264 : X "Their bodies are buried in peace" [Chorus]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
11 Handel : The Ways of Zion do Mourn HWV264 : XI "The people will tell of their wisdom" [Chorus]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
12 Handel : The Ways of Zion do Mourn HWV264 : XII "They shall receive a glorious kingdom" [Chorus, Bass, Counter-Tenor, Tenor, Soprano]  - John Eliot Gardiner 
13 Handel : The Ways of Zion do Mourn HWV264 : XIII "The merciful goodness of the Lord endureth forever" [Chorus]  - John Eliot Gardiner 


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