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CO 6062
 
Multiple Set of 3 CDs
Handel: Messiah
Label Catalogue Number:
COR16062
Running Time: 201:38
UPC Code: 828021606229

Release Date: September 2008
Originally recorded in 2008
Composer (1685-1759)
George Frideric Handel
Solo soprano
Carolyn Sampson
Solo tenor
Mark Padmore
Solo bass
Christopher Purves
Choral
The Sixteen
Conductor
Harry Christophers
Solo soprano
Lynda Russell
Solo alto
Michael Chance
Solo bass
Robert Evans
Solo bass
Simon Birchall
Solo soprano
Elin Manahan Thomas
Solo flute
Katie Bircher
Solo triple harp
Andrew Lawrence-King
Solo archlute
Stephen Stubbs
Solo lirone
Erin Headley
Solo mezzo-soprano
Dame Sarah Connolly
Solo soprano
Lynne Dawson
Solo trumpet
Crispian Steele-Perkins
Venue
St Pauls Church, Deptford, UK
Producer
Mark Brown
Engineer
Mike Hatch
Genre:
Choir

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GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL

(1685-1759)

Messiah

144:43
COMPACT DISC ONE
Part 1
1.
Symphony
3:09
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Accompagnato (tenor): Comfort ye, my people
3:11
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Air (tenor): Ev'ry valley shall be exalted
3:33
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Chorus: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
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Accompagnato (bass): Thus saith the Lord of Hosts
1:23
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Air (alto): But who may abide?
4:24
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Chorus: And he shall purify
2:29
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Recit (alto): Behold a virgin shall conceive
0:30
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Air (alto): and Chorus: O Thou that tellest good tidings to Zion
5:08
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Accompagnato (bass): For behold, darkness shall cover the earth
2:35
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Air (bass): The people that walked in darkness
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Chorus: For unto us a child is born
4:01
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Pastoral Symphony (Pifa)
2:51
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Recit (soprano): There were shepherds abiding in the field
0:19
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Accompagnato (soprano): And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them
0:22
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Recit (soprano): And the angel said unto them: Fear not
0:31
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Accompagnato (soprano): And suddenly there was the angel
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Chorus: Glory to God in the highest
1:56
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Air (soprano): Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion
4:10
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Recit (alto): Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened
0:32
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Air (alto and soprano): He shall feed His flock like a shepherd
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Chorus: His yoke is easy and His burthen is light
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Chorus: Bhold the Lamb of God
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Air (alto): He was despised and rejected of men
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Chorus: Surely He hath borne our griefs
1:58
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Chorus: And with His stripes we are healed
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Chorus: All we like sheep have gone astray
4:10
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Accompagnato (tenor): All they that see Him laugh Him to scorn
0:49
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Chorus: He trusted in God that He would deliver Him
2:19
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Accompagnato (tenor): Thy rebuke hath broken His heart
2:04
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Arioso (tenor): Behold and see if there be any sorrow
3:31
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Accompagnato (tenor): He was cut off out of the land of the living
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Air (tenor): But Thou didst not leave His soul in hell
2:20
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Chorus: Lift up your heads, O ye gates
2:56
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Recit (tenor): Unto which of the angels said He at any time
0:15
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Chorus: Let all the angels of God worship Him
1:26
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Air (alto): Thou aart gone up on high
3:06
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Chorus: The Lord gave the word
1:08
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Air (soprano): How beautiful are the feet of them
2:06
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Chorus: Their sound is gone out into all lands
1:22
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Air (bass): Why do nations so furiously rage together?
2:44
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Chorus: Let us break their bonds asunder
1:51
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Recit (tenor): He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn
0:13
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Air (tenor): Thou shalt break with a rod of iron
2:13
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Chorus: Hallelujah!
3:55
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22.
Air (soprano): I know that my redeemer liveth
6:18
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Chorus: Since by man came death
2:29
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Accompagnato (bass): Behold, I tell you a mystery
0:38
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Air (bass): The trumpet shall sound
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Recit (alto): Then shall be brought to pass
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Duet (alto and tenor): O Death, where is thy sting?
1:02
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Chorus: But thanks be to God
2:09
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Air (soprano): If God be for us, who can be against us?
4:51
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Chorus: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain
3:29
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Chorus: Amen
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Solo: Carolyn Sampson soprano
Solo: Catherine Wyn-Rogers alto
Solo: Mark Padmore tenor
Solo: Christopher Purves bass
Choral: The Sixteen
Conductor: Harry Christophers
COMPACT DISC THREE
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Special Edition Buns CD of Handel – The Sixteen - Harry Christophers
1.

Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Solomon)

3:09
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From Heroes and Heroines (COR16025)
2.

The Lord our enemy has slain

11:04
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soli and chorus
Solo: Lynda Russell soprano
Solo: Michael Chance alto
Solo: Mark Padmore tenor
Solo: Robert Evans bass
Solo: Simon Birchall bass
From Esther (COR16019)
3.

Nel dolce dell'obblio

7:27
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Solo: Elin Manahan Thomas soprano
Solo: Katie Bircher flute
From Fedel e Costante (COR16045)

Harp Concerto, Op. 4, No. 6 in B flat

13:28
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Allegro
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Larghetto
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Allegro moderato
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Solo: Andrew Lawrence-King triple harp
Solo: Stephen Stubbs archlute
Solo: Erin Headley lirone
From Alexander's Feast (COR16028)
7.

Sinfonia to Act 2 (Ariodante)

1:29
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From Heroes and Heroines (COR16025)
8.

Scherza infida (Ariodante)

12:21
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recitative and aria
Solo: Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
From Heroes and Heroines (COR16025)
9.

Let the bright seraphim

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air and chorus
Solo: Lynne Dawson soprano
Solo: Crispian Steele-Perkins trumpet
From Samson (COR16008)
: 55:30
November 2007

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GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL

(1685-1759)

Messiah

144:43
COMPACT DISC ONE
Part 1
1.
Symphony
3:09
2.
Accompagnato (tenor): Comfort ye, my people
3:11
3.
Air (tenor): Ev'ry valley shall be exalted
3:33
4.
Chorus: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
3:00
5.
Accompagnato (bass): Thus saith the Lord of Hosts
1:23
6.
Air (alto): But who may abide?
4:24
7.
Chorus: And he shall purify
2:29
8.
Recit (alto): Behold a virgin shall conceive
0:30
9.
Air (alto): and Chorus: O Thou that tellest good tidings to Zion
5:08
10.
Accompagnato (bass): For behold, darkness shall cover the earth
2:35
11.
Air (bass): The people that walked in darkness
3:15
12.
Chorus: For unto us a child is born
4:01
13.
Pastoral Symphony (Pifa)
2:51
14.
Recit (soprano): There were shepherds abiding in the field
0:19
15.
Accompagnato (soprano): And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them
0:22
16.
Recit (soprano): And the angel said unto them: Fear not
0:31
17.
Accompagnato (soprano): And suddenly there was the angel
0:16
18.
Chorus: Glory to God in the highest
1:56
19.
Air (soprano): Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion
4:10
20.
Recit (alto): Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened
0:32
21.
Air (alto and soprano): He shall feed His flock like a shepherd
5:38
22.
Chorus: His yoke is easy and His burthen is light
2:19
Part 2
23.
Chorus: Bhold the Lamb of God
3:08
24.
Air (alto): He was despised and rejected of men
11:34
: 70:27
COMPACT DISC TWO
1.
Chorus: Surely He hath borne our griefs
1:58
2.
Chorus: And with His stripes we are healed
1:51
3.
Chorus: All we like sheep have gone astray
4:10
4.
Accompagnato (tenor): All they that see Him laugh Him to scorn
0:49
5.
Chorus: He trusted in God that He would deliver Him
2:19
6.
Accompagnato (tenor): Thy rebuke hath broken His heart
2:04
7.
Arioso (tenor): Behold and see if there be any sorrow
3:31
8.
Accompagnato (tenor): He was cut off out of the land of the living
0:16
9.
Air (tenor): But Thou didst not leave His soul in hell
2:20
10.
Chorus: Lift up your heads, O ye gates
2:56
11.
Recit (tenor): Unto which of the angels said He at any time
0:15
12.
Chorus: Let all the angels of God worship Him
1:26
13.
Air (alto): Thou aart gone up on high
3:06
14.
Chorus: The Lord gave the word
1:08
15.
Air (soprano): How beautiful are the feet of them
2:06
16.
Chorus: Their sound is gone out into all lands
1:22
17.
Air (bass): Why do nations so furiously rage together?
2:44
18.
Chorus: Let us break their bonds asunder
1:51
19.
Recit (tenor): He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn
0:13
20.
Air (tenor): Thou shalt break with a rod of iron
2:13
21.
Chorus: Hallelujah!
3:55
Part 3
22.
Air (soprano): I know that my redeemer liveth
6:18
23.
Chorus: Since by man came death
2:29
24.
Accompagnato (bass): Behold, I tell you a mystery
0:38
25.
Air (bass): The trumpet shall sound
8:31
26.
Recit (alto): Then shall be brought to pass
0:15
27.
Duet (alto and tenor): O Death, where is thy sting?
1:02
28.
Chorus: But thanks be to God
2:09
29.
Air (soprano): If God be for us, who can be against us?
4:51
30.
Chorus: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain
3:29
31.
Chorus: Amen
3:45
: 74:16
Solo: Carolyn Sampson soprano
Solo: Catherine Wyn-Rogers alto
Solo: Mark Padmore tenor
Solo: Christopher Purves bass
Choral: The Sixteen
Conductor: Harry Christophers
COMPACT DISC THREE
Special Edition Buns CD of Handel – The Sixteen - Harry Christophers
1.

Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Solomon)

3:09
From Heroes and Heroines (COR16025)
2.

The Lord our enemy has slain

11:04
soli and chorus
Solo: Lynda Russell soprano
Solo: Michael Chance alto
Solo: Mark Padmore tenor
Solo: Robert Evans bass
Solo: Simon Birchall bass
From Esther (COR16019)
3.

Nel dolce dell'obblio

7:27
Solo: Elin Manahan Thomas soprano
Solo: Katie Bircher flute
From Fedel e Costante (COR16045)

Harp Concerto, Op. 4, No. 6 in B flat

13:28
4.
Allegro
6:23
5.
Larghetto
4:15
6.
Allegro moderato
2:50
Solo: Andrew Lawrence-King triple harp
Solo: Stephen Stubbs archlute
Solo: Erin Headley lirone
From Alexander's Feast (COR16028)
7.

Sinfonia to Act 2 (Ariodante)

1:29
From Heroes and Heroines (COR16025)
8.

Scherza infida (Ariodante)

12:21
recitative and aria
Solo: Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
From Heroes and Heroines (COR16025)
9.

Let the bright seraphim

6:26
air and chorus
Solo: Lynne Dawson soprano
Solo: Crispian Steele-Perkins trumpet
From Samson (COR16008)
: 55:30
November 2007




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