DAS ALTE WERK

Alexander's Feast, Concerto in F

CD 5-inch
1 May 2009

Barcode: 0825646905621

Composer: George Frederick Handel
Other participants: Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Stephen Roberts, Concentus musicus Wien

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Overture  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
02 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "'Twas at the royal feast, for Persia won by Philip's warlike son" [Tenor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
03 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "Happy pair! None but the brave deserves the fair" [Tenor] "Happy pair! None but the brave deserves the fair" [Tenor, Soprano]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
04 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "Timotheus, plac'd on high amid the tuneful quire" [Tenor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
05 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "The song began from Jove" [Soprano]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
06 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "The list'ning crowd admire the lofty sound" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
07 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "With ravish'd ears the monarch hears" [Soprano]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
08 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "The praise of Bacchus then the sweet musician sung" [Tenor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
09 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "Bacchus, ever fair and young" [Chorus] "Bacchus' blessings are a treasure" [Bass]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
10 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain" [Tenor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
11 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "He chose a mournful Muse" [Soprano]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
12 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "He sung Darius, great and good, by too severe a fate fall'n" [Soprano]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
13 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "With downcast looks the joyless victor sate" [Soprano]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
14 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "Behold Darius, great and good, by too severe a fate fall'n" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
15 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "The mighty master smil'd to see that Love was in the next degree" [Tenor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
16 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "Softly sung in Lydian measures soon he sooth'd the soul" [Soprano]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
17 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "War, he sung, is toil and trouble" [Tenor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
18 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "The many rend the skies with loud applause" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
19 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "The Prince, unable to conceal his pain" [Soprano]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
20 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 1 "The many rend the skies with loud applause" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
Disc 2 
01 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 2 "Now strike the golden Lyre again!" [Chorus] "Break his bands of sleep asunder... Hark, hark! the horrid sound" [Tenor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
02 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 2 "Revenge, revenge, Timotheus cries" [Bass]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
03 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 2 "Give the vengeance due to the valiant crew" [Tenor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
04 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 2 "The princes applaud with a furious joy" [Tenor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
05 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 2 "Thais led the way, to light him to his prey" [Chorus] "The princes applaud with a furious joy" [Soprano]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
06 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 2 "Thus, long ago, ere heaving Bellows learned to blow" [Chorus] "At last divine Cecilia came, inventress of the vocal frame" [Tenor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
07 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 2 "Let old Timotheus yield the prize" [Tenor, Bass]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
08 Alexander's Feast HWV75 : Part 2 "Let old Timotheus yield the prize, or both divide the crown" [Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
09 Anon : Concerto grosso in F major Op.3 No.4b : I Largo  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt & Concentus Musicus Wien 
10 Anon : Concerto grosso in F major Op.3 No.4b : II Allegro  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt & Concentus Musicus Wien 
11 Anon : Concerto grosso in F major Op.3 No.4b : III Largo  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt & Concentus Musicus Wien 
12 Anon : Concerto grosso in F major Op.3 No.4b : IV Allegro  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt & Concentus Musicus Wien 


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