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Messiah (Theater an der Wien)

Overview

This release captures a live performance of Handel's Messiah at Vienna's Theater an der Wien, staged with a unique combination of costuming, sets, and narrative, lending an overall operatic feel to the performance. The concert includes such vocalists as Susan Gritton, Cornelia Horak and Martin Pollmann in the leading roles.
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Overview

This release captures a live performance of Handel's Messiah at Vienna's Theater an der Wien, staged with a unique combination of costuming, sets, and narrative, lending an overall operatic feel to the performance. The concert includes such vocalists as Susan Gritton, Cornelia Horak and Martin Pollmann in the leading roles.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/28/2010
  • UPC: 814337010300
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Source: C Major
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo / DTS
  • Sound: stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:34:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 55,821

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Susan Gritton Soprano
Cornelia Horak Soprano
Martin Pöllmann Boy Soprano
Bejun Mehta Altus
Bejun Menta Altus
Richard Croft Tenor
Florian Boesch Bass
Paul Lorenger Dancer
Nadia Kichler Sign Language Performer
Technical Credits
Claus Guth Director
Hannes Rossacher Director
Christian Schmidt Costumes/Costume Designer, Set Decoration/Design
Ramses Sigl Choreography
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Messiah
1. Opening [1:19]
2. Symphony [3:12]
3. Comfort Ye My People [2:53]
4. Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Excited [3:27]
5. And the Glory of the Lord Shall Be Revealed [2:27]
6. Thus Saith the Lord [1:30]
7. But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming [4:32]
8. And He Shall Purify The Sons of Levi [2:39]
9. Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive [:26]
10. O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion [5:13]
11. For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover the Earth [2:01]
12. The People That Walked In Darkness [4:38]
13. For Unto Us a Child is Born [4:42]
14. Pifa (Sinfonia Pastorale) [3:18]
15. There Were Shepherds Abiding In the Field/And Lo, the Angel of the Lord/And the Angel Said Unto Them/And Suddenly There Was With the Angel [1:30]
16. Glory to God In the Highest
17. Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion [4:50]
18. Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind Be pened [:43]
19. He Shall Feed His Flock [6:53]
20. His Yoke is Easy [3:00]
21. Behold the Lamb of God [2:49]
22. He Was Despised [12:53]
23. Surely, He Hath Borne Our Griefs [2:00]
24. And With His Stripes We Are Healed [1:41]
25. All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray [3:45]
26. All They That See Him [:44]
27. He Trusted In God [2:18]
28. They Rebuke Hath Broken His Heart [2:04]
29. Behold, and See [1:54]
30. He Was Cut Off [:25]
31. But Thou Didst Not Leave His Soul In Hel [2:17]
32. Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates [3:07]
33. Thou Art Gone Up On High [3:07]
34. The Lord Gave the Word [1:12]
35. How Beautiful Are the Feet [2:35]
36. Their Sound is Gone Out [1:22]
37. Why Do the Nations [2:36]
38. Let Us Break Their Bonds [1:41]
39. He That Dwelleth In Heaven [:10]
40. Thou Shalt Break Them [1:57]
41. Hallelujah! [3:42]
42. I Know That My Redeemer Liveth [6:19]
43. Since By Man Came Death [2:06]
44. Behold, I Tell You a Mystery [:52]
45. The Trumpet Shall Sound [8:45]
46. Then Shall Be Brought to Pass [:25]
47. O Death, Where is Thy Sting? [1:01]
48. But Thanks Be to God [2:13]
49. If God Be For Us [5:53]
50. Worthy is the Lamb [3:30]
51. Amen [3:31]
52. Applause [2:03]
53. Credits [1:53]
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Disc #1 -- Messiah
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   Languages
      English
      Deutsch
      Français
      Español
      Subtitles: Off
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      PCM Stereo
      DTS 5.0
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