HÄNDEL, GEORG FRIEDRICH

Handel: Messiah

2 Compact Disc
17 Apr 2009

Barcode: 5099926815626

Composer: Georg Friedrich Händel
Other participants: Ailish Tynan, soprano * Alice Coote, Alt * Allan Clayton, Tenor * Matthew Rose, Bass * King's College Choir, Cambridge * Academy of Ancient Music * Dir.: Stephen Cleobury

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Sinfony (Grave - Allegro moderato): Messiah, HWV 56  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
02 Comfort ye my people (tenor accompagnato: Larghetto e piano): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
03 Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (tenor air: Andante): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
04 And the glory of the Lord (chorus: Andante): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
05 Thus saith the Lord (bass accompagnato): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
06 But who may abide? (alto air: Larghetto - Prestissimo): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
07 And He shall purify (chorus): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
08 Behold! a virgin shall conceive (alto recitative): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
09 O thou that tellest (alto air: Andante): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
10 O thou that tellest (chorus): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
11 For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (bass accompagnato: Andante larghetto): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
12 The people that walked in darkness (bass air: Larghetto): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
13 For unto us a child is born (chorus: Andante allegro): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
14 Pifa (Pastoral Symphony: Larghetto e mezzo piano): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
15 There were shepherds abiding in the field (soprano recitative): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
16 Glory to God (chorus: Allegro, da lontano e un poco piano): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
17 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (soprano air: Allegro): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
18 Then shall the eyes of the blind (alto recitative): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
19 He shall feed his flock ... Come unto Him all ye that labour (soprano & alto duet: Larghetto e piano): Messiah, HWV  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
20 His yoke is easy (chorus: Allegro): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 1  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
21 Behold the lamb of God (chorus: Largo): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
22 He was despised (alto air: Largo): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
Disc 2 
01 Surely he hath borne our griefs (chorus: Largo e staccato): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
02 And with his stripes (chorus: Alla breve, moderato): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
03 All we like sheep (chorus: Allegro moderato - Adagio): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
04 All they that see him (tenor accompagnato: Larghetto): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
05 He trusted in God (chorus: Allegro): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
06 Thy rebuke hath broken his heart (tenor accompagnato: Largo): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
07 Behold, and see (tenor arioso: Largo e piano): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
08 He was cut off (tenor recitative): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
09 But Thou didst not leave (tenor air: Andante larghetto): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
10 Lift up your heads (chorus: A tempo ordinario): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
11 Unto which of the angels (tenor recitative): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
12 Let all the angels of God (chorus: Allegro): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
13 Thou art gone up on high (alto air: Allegro larghetto): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
14 The Lord gave the word (chorus: Andante allegro): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
15 How beautiful are the feet (soprano air: Larghetto): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
16 Their sound is gone out (chorus: A tempo ordinario): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
17 Why do the nations (bass air: Allegro): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
18 Let us break their bonds asunder (chorus: Allegro e staccato): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
19 He that dwelleth in Heaven (tenor recitative): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
20 Thou shalt break them (tenor air: Andante): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
21 Hallelujah (chorus: Allegro): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
22 I know that my Redeemer liveth (soprano air: Larghetto): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 3  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
23 Since by man came death (chorus: Grave - Allegro): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 3  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
24 Behold I tell you a mystery (bass accompagnato): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 3  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
25 The trumpet shall sound (bass air: Pomposo, ma non troppo): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 3  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
26 Then shall be brought to pass (alto recitative): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 3  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
27 O death, where is thy sting (alto & tenor duet: Andante): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 3  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
28 But thanks be to God (chorus: Andante): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 3  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
29 If God is for us (soprano air: Larghetto): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 3  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
30 Worthy is the lamb (chorus: Largo - Andante - Laghetto): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 3  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 
31 Amen (chorus: Allegro moderato): Messiah, HWV 56, Part 3  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobur 


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