DAS ALTE WERK

Jephtha

3 CD 5-inch
1 Dec 2008

Barcode: 0825646925872

Composer: George Frederick Handel
Other participants: Thomas Thomaschke, Glenys Linos, Elizabeth Gale, Paul Esswood, Gabriele Sima, Concentus musicus Wien, Arnold Schoenberg Chor

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Jephtha HWV70 : Overture - Menuet  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
02 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 1 "It must be so - or these vile Ammonites" "Pour forth no more unheeded pray'rs" [Zebul]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
03 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 1 "No more to Ammon's god and king" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
04 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 1 "But Jephtha comes" [Zebul, Jephtha] "Virtue my soul shall still embrace" [Jephtha]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
05 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 1 "'Twill be a painful separation, Jephtha" "In gentle murmurs will I mourn" [Storgè]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
06 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 1 "Happy this embassy, my charming Iphis" "Dull delay, in piercing anguish" [Hamor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
07 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 1 "Ill suits the voice of love when glory calls" "Take the heart you fondly gave" [Iphis]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
08 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 1 "I go; my soul, inspir'd by thy command" [Hamor] "These labours past, how happy we!" [Iphis]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
09 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 1 "What mean these doubtful fancies" "If, Lord, susain'd" "'Tis said" [Jephtha]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
10 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 1 "O God, behold our sore distress" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
11 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 1 "Some dire event hangs o'er our heads" "Scenes of horror, scenes of woe" [Storgè]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
12 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 1 "Say, my dear mother" [Iphis, Storgè] "The smiling dawn of happy days" [Iphis]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
13 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 1 "Such, Jephtha, was the haughty king's reply" [Zebul, Jephtha]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
14 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 1 "When his loud voice in thunder spoke" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
Disc 2 
01 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "Glad tidings of great joy to thee, dear Iphis" [Hamor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
02 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "Cherub and Seraphim, unbodied forms" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
03 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "Up the dreadful steep ascending" [Hamor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
04 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "'Tis well. Haste, haste, ye maidens" "Tune the soft melodious lute" [Iphis]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
05 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "Again Heav'n smiles on his repentant people" "Freedom now once more possessing" [Zebul]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
06 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "Zebul, thy deeds were valiant" "His mighty arm, with sudden blow" [Jephtha]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
07 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "In glory high, in might serene" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
08 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 Symphony  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
09 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "Hail, glorious conqueror!" "Welcome as the cheerful light" [Iphis, Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
10 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "Horror! confusion!" "Open thy marble jaws, O tomb" [Jephtha]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
11 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "Why is my brother thus afflicted" [Zebul, Jephtha]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
12 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "First perish thou, and perish all the world!... Let other creatures die" [Storgè]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
13 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "If such thy cruel purpose" "On me let blind mistaken zeal" [Hamor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
14 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "O spare your daughter!" [Zebul, Storgè, Hamor, Jephtha]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
15 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "Such news fly swift" "Happy they! this vital breath" [Iphis]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
16 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "Deeper and deeper still" [Jephtha]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
17 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 2 "How dark, O Lord, are Thy decrees!" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
Disc 3 
01 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 3 "Hide thou thy hated beams, O sun" "A father, offering up" "Waft her, angels, through the skies" [Jephtha]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
02 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 3 "Ye sacred priests" "Farewell, ye limpid springs and floods" [Iphis]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
03 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 3 "Doubtful fear and rev'rent awe" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
04 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 3 "And they determin'd will declare" Symphony [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
05 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 3 "Rise, Jephtha, and ye rev'rend priests" "Happy, Iphis, shalt thou live" [Angel]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
06 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 3 "For ever blessed be thy holy name" [Jephtha]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
07 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 3 "Theme sublime of endless praise" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
08 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 3 "Let me congratulate this happy turn" "Laud her, all ye virgin train" [Zebul]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
09 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 3 "O let me fold thee in a mother's arms" "Sweet as sight to the blind" [Storgè]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
10 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 3 "With transport, Iphis, I behold thy safety" "'Tis Heaven's all-ruling pow'r" [Hamor]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
11 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 3 "My faithful Hamor, may that Providence" "Freely I to Heaven resign" [Iphis]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
12 Jephtha HWV70 : Act 3 "Ye house of Gilead, with one voice" [Chorus]  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 


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