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Thomas Arne Artaxerxes

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LN 0358
 
Thomas Arne Artaxerxes
Label Catalogue Number:
CKD 358
Running Time: 67:58
Digital UPC: 0691062035828

Release Date: July 2014
Choral
Classical Opera Company
Genre:
Opera

THOMAS AUGUSTINE ARNE

Artaxerxes

01.
Overture - (Poco più che andante – Larghetto – Gavotta)
5:13
02.
Recitative - Still silence reigns around
0:29
03.
No.1, Duettino - Fair Aurora, prithee stay
2:17
04.
Recitative - Alas, thou know’st that for my love to thee
1:13
05.
No.2, Air - Adieu, thou lovely youth
3:22
06.
Recitative - O cruel parting! How can I survive?
0:57
07.
No.3, Air - Amid a thousand racking woes
4:38
08.
Recitative - Be firm, my heart
1:26
09.
No.4, Air - Behold, on Lethe’s dismal strand
3:37
10.
Recitative - Stay, Artaxerxes, stay
0:29
11.
No.5, Air - Fair Semira, lovely maid
3:26
12.
Recitative - I fear some dread disaster…
1:29
13.
No.6, Air - When real joy we miss
1:59
14.
Recitative - Ye Gods, protectors of the Persian Empire
0:36
15.
No.7, Air - How hard is the fate
4:01
16.
Recitative - Whither do I fly?
3:24
17.
No.8, Air - Thy father! Away, I renounce the soft claim
1:24
18.
Recitative - Ye cruel Gods, what crime have I committed
0:14
19.
No.9, Air - Acquit thee of this foul offence
1:27
20.
Recitative - Appearance, I must own, is strong against me
0:48
21.
No.10, Air - O too lovely, too unkind
4:25
22.
Accompanied recitative - Dear and beloved shade
0:49
23.
No.11, Air - Fly, soft ideas, fly
5:01
24.
Recitative - Guards, speed ye to the tower
0:38
25.
No.12, Air - In infancy, our hopes and fears
2:12
26.
Recitative - So far my great resolve succeeds
1:28
27.
No.13, Air - Disdainful you fly me
2:46
28.
Recitative - Why, my dear friend, so pensive, so inactive?
2:05
29.
No.14, Air - To sigh and complain
1:51
30.
Recitative - How many links to dire misfortune’s chain
1:13
31.
No.15, Air - If o’er the cruel tyrant love
3:01
Choral: Classical Opera Company

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THOMAS AUGUSTINE ARNE

Artaxerxes

1.
Overture - (Poco più che andante – Larghetto – Gavotta)
5:13
2.
Recitative - Still silence reigns around
0:29
3.
No.1, Duettino - Fair Aurora, prithee stay
2:17
4.
Recitative - Alas, thou know’st that for my love to thee
1:13
5.
No.2, Air - Adieu, thou lovely youth
3:22
6.
Recitative - O cruel parting! How can I survive?
0:57
7.
No.3, Air - Amid a thousand racking woes
4:38
8.
Recitative - Be firm, my heart
1:26
9.
No.4, Air - Behold, on Lethe’s dismal strand
3:37
10.
Recitative - Stay, Artaxerxes, stay
0:29
11.
No.5, Air - Fair Semira, lovely maid
3:26
12.
Recitative - I fear some dread disaster…
1:29
13.
No.6, Air - When real joy we miss
1:59
14.
Recitative - Ye Gods, protectors of the Persian Empire
0:36
15.
No.7, Air - How hard is the fate
4:01
16.
Recitative - Whither do I fly?
3:24
17.
No.8, Air - Thy father! Away, I renounce the soft claim
1:24
18.
Recitative - Ye cruel Gods, what crime have I committed
0:14
19.
No.9, Air - Acquit thee of this foul offence
1:27
20.
Recitative - Appearance, I must own, is strong against me
0:48
21.
No.10, Air - O too lovely, too unkind
4:25
22.
Accompanied recitative - Dear and beloved shade
0:49
23.
No.11, Air - Fly, soft ideas, fly
5:01
24.
Recitative - Guards, speed ye to the tower
0:38
25.
No.12, Air - In infancy, our hopes and fears
2:12
26.
Recitative - So far my great resolve succeeds
1:28
27.
No.13, Air - Disdainful you fly me
2:46
28.
Recitative - Why, my dear friend, so pensive, so inactive?
2:05
29.
No.14, Air - To sigh and complain
1:51
30.
Recitative - How many links to dire misfortune’s chain
1:13
31.
No.15, Air - If o’er the cruel tyrant love
3:01
32.
Recitative - Which fatal evil shall I first oppose?
5:13
33.
No.16, Air - If the river’s swelling waves
0:29
34.
Recitative - Ye solid pillars of the Persian Empire
2:17
35.
No.17, Air - By that belov’d embrace
1:13
36.
Recitative - Ah me, at poor Arbaces’ parting
3:22
37.
No.18, Air - Monster, away
0:57
38.
Recitative - See, lov’d Semira
4:38
39.
Accompanied recitative - At last my soul has room
1:26
40.
No.19, Air - Thou, like the glorious sun
3:37
41.
No.20, Air - Why is death for ever late
0:29
42.
Recitative - Arbaces! Gracious Heav’n, what’s this I see?
3:26
43.
No.21, Air - Water parted from the sea
1:29
44.
Recitative - That face, secure in conscious innocence
1:59
45.
No.22, Air - Though oft a cloud with envious shade
0:36
46.
Recitative - My son, Arbaces... where art thou retir’d?
4:01
47.
No.23, Air - O let the danger of a son
3:24
48.
Accompanied recitative - Ye adverse Gods!
1:24
49.
No.24, Air - O, much lov’d son, if death
0:14
50.
Recitative - Perhaps the King releas’d Arbaces
1:27
51.
No.25, Air - Let not rage, thy bosom firing
0:48
52.
Recitative - What have I done? Alas, I vainly thought
4:25
53.
No.26, Air - ’Tis not true that in our grief
0:49
54.
Recitative - Nor here my searching eyes can find Mandane
5:01
55.
No.27, Duetto - For thee I live, my dearest
0:38
56.
Recitative - To you, my people, much belov’d
2:12
57.
No.28, Air - The soldier, tir’d of war’s alarms
1:28
58.
Recitative - Behold, my King, Arbaces at thy feet
2:46
59.
No.29, Finale - Live to us, to Empire live
2:05
Choral: Classical Opera Company Choral




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