VERITAS X2

Handel - Messiah

2 Compact Disc
1 Feb 2002

Barcode: 0724356200425

Composer: Georg Friedrich Händel
Other participants: Emma Kirkby * Emili Van Evera * Margaret Cable * James Bowman * Joseph Cornwell * David Thomas * Taverner Choir & Players

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Overture (Grave - Allegro moderato): Messiah HWV56  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
02 Comfort ye my people (tenor accompanied recitative): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
03 Every valley shall be exalted (tenor): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
04 And the glory of the Lord (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
05 Thus saith the Lord (bass accompanied recitative): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
06 But who may abide? (alto): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
07 And he shall purify (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
08 Behold, a virgin shall conceive (alto recitative): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
09 O thou that tellest (alto): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
10 For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (bass accompanied recitative): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
11 The people that walked in darkness (bass): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
12 For unto us a child is born (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
13 Pastoral Symphony (Larghetto e mezzo piano): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
14 There were shepherds abiding in the field (soprano recitative): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
15 And lo, the angel of the Lord: Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
16 And the angel said unto them: Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
17 And suddenly there was with the angel: Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
18 Glory to God (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
19 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion: Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
20 Then shall the eyes of the blind: Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
21 He shall feed his flock (soprano & alto): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
22 Come unto him all ye that labour: Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
23 His yoke is easy (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 1  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
24 Behold the lamb of God (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
25 He was despised (alto): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
26 Surely he hath borne our griefs (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
27 And with his stripes (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
28 All we like sheep (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
Disc 2 
01 All they that see him (tenor accompanied recitative): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
02 He trusted in God (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
03 Thy rebuke hath broken his heart (tenor accompanied recitative): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
04 Behold, and see (tenor arioso): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
05 He was cut off (tenor recitative): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
06 But thou didst not leave (tenor): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
07 Lift up your heads (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
08 Unto which of the angels (tenor recitative): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
09 Let all the angels of God (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
10 Thou art gone up on high (alto): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
11 The Lord gave the word (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
12 How beautiful are the feet (soprano): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
13 Their sound is gone out (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
14 Why do the nations (bass): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
15 Let us break their bonds asunder (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
16 He that dwelleth in Heaven (tenor recitative): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
17 Thou shalt break them (tenor): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
18 Hallelujah (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Taverner Choir/Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott 
19 I know that my Redeemer liveth (soprano): Messiah HWV56, Part 3  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
20 Since by man came death (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 3  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
21 By man came also: Messiah HWV56, Part 3  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
22 For as in Adam: Messiah HWV56, Part 3  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
23 Even so in Christ: Messiah HWV56, Part 3  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
24 Behold I tell you a mystery (bass accompanied recitative): Messiah HWV56, Part 3  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
25 The trumpet shall sound (bass): Messiah HWV56, Part 3  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
26 Then shall be brought to pass (alto recitative): Messiah HWV56, Part 3  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
27 O death, where is thy sting (alto & tenor): Messiah HWV56, Part 3  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
28 But thanks be to God (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 3  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
29 If God is for us (soprano): Messiah HWV56, Part 3  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
30 Worthy is the lamb (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 3  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
31 Amen (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 3  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 


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