DAS ALTE WERK

Saul

2 CD 5-inch
1 Sep 2009

Barcode: 0825646869831

Composer: George Frederick Handel
Other participants: Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Paul Esswood, Julia Varady, Elizabeth Gale, Concentus musicus Wien, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Saul : Symphony  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
02 Saul : Act 1 "How excellent thy name, oh Lord" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
03 Saul : Act 1 "An infant rais'd by thy command" [Soprano]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
04 Saul : Act 1 "Along the monster atheist strode" [Counter-Tenor, Tenor, Bass]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
05 Saul HWV53 : Act 1 "The youth inspir'd by Thee, oh Lord" "How excellent thy name, oh Lord" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
06 Saul : Act 1 "He comes, he comes!" "Oh godlike youth!" [Michal]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
07 Saul : Act 1 "Behold, oh King, the brave, victorious youth" [Abner, Saul, David] "Oh King, your favours with delight I take" [David]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
08 Saul : Act 1 "Oh early piety!" [Jonathan]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
09 Saul : Act 1 "What abject thoughts a prince can have!" "Yet think, on whom this honour you bestow" [Merab]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
10 Saul : Act 1 "Birth and fortune I despise!" [Jonathan]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
11 Saul : Act 1 "Thou, Merab, first in birth" [Saul, Merab] "My soul rejects the thought with scorn" [Merab]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
12 Saul : Act 1 "See, with what a scornful air" "Ah! lovely youth!" [Michal]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
13 Saul : Act 1 Symphony  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
14 Saul : Act 1 "Already see the daughters" [Michal]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
15 Saul : Act 1 "Welcome, welcome, mighty king!" "Saul, who has thy thousands slain" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
16 Saul : Act 1 "What do I hear?" [Saul] "David his ten thousands slew" [Chorus] "To him ten thousands!" [Saul] "With rage I shall burst his praises to hear" [Saul]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
17 Saul : Act 1 "Imprudent women!" [Jonathan, Michal] "Fell rage and black despair possess'd" [Michal]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
18 Saul : Act 1 "Rack'd with infernal pains" [Abner]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
19 Saul HWV53 : Act 1 "Oh Lord, whose mercies numberless" [David]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
20 Saul : Act 1 "'Tis all in vain" [Jonathan]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
21 Saul : Act 1 "A serpent, in my bosom warm'd" "Has he escap'd my rage" [Saul]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
22 Saul : Act 1 "Capricious man" [Merab]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
23 Saul : Act 1 "Oh filial piety!" "No, cruel father, no!" [Jonathan]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
24 Saul : Act 1 "Preserve him for the glory of thy name" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
25 Saul : Act 2 "Envy! eldest born of hell!" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
26 Saul : Act 2 "Ah! dearest friend" "But sooner Jordan's stream, I swear" "My father comes" [Jonathan]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
27 Saul : Act 2 "Hast thou obey'd my orders" [Saul, Jonathan] "Sin not, oh king, against the youth" [Jonathan]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
28 Saul : Act 2 "As great Jehovah lives" [Saul]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
29 Saul : Act 2 "From cities storm'd, and battles won" [Jonathan]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
Disc 2 
01 Saul : Act 2 "Appear, my friend" [Jonathan, Saul]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
02 Saul : Act 2 "Your words, oh king" [David]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
03 Saul : Act 2 "Yes, he shall wed my daughter!" [Saul]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
04 Saul : Act 2 "A father's will" [Michal]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
05 Saul : Act 2 "Oh fairest of ten thousand fair" [Michal, David]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
06 Saul : Act 2 "Is there a man" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
07 Saul : Act 2 Concerto  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
08 Saul : Act 2 "Thy father is as cruel" [David] "At persecution I can laugh" [Daivd, Michal]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
09 Saul : Act 2 "Whom dost thou seek?" [Michal, Doeg] "No, no, let the guilty tremble" [Michal]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
10 Saul : Act 2 "Mean as he was" "Author of peace" [Merab]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
11 Saul : Act 2 Symphony  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
12 Saul : Act 2 "The time at length is come" [Saul]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
13 Saul : Act 2 "Where is the son of Jesse?" [Saul, Jonathan]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
14 Saul : Act 2 "O fatal consequence of rage" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
15 Saul : Act 3 "Wretch that I am!" "'Tis said, here lives a woman" [Saul]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
16 Saul : Act 3 "With me what wouldst thou?" [Witch, Saul] "Infernal spirits" [Witch]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
17 Saul : Act 3 "Why has thou forc'd me" [Samuel, Saul]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
18 Saul : Act 3 Symphony  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
19 Saul : Act 3 "Whence comst thou?" [David, Amalekite] "Impious wretch, of race accurst!" [David]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
20 Saul HWV53 : Act 3 Dead March  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
21 Saul : Act 3 "Mourn, Israel" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
22 Saul : Act 3 "O let it not in Gath be heard" [Jonathan] "From this unhappy day" [Michal]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
23 Saul : Act 3 "Eagles were not so swift as they" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
24 Saul : Act 3 "In sweetest harmony" [Merab] "O fatal day!" [David, Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
25 Saul : Act 3 "Ye men of Judah, weep no more!" [High Priest]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
26 Saul HWV53 : Act 3 "Gird on thy sword" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 


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