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  • Release Date: 3/27/2007
  • Label: Philips
  • UPC: 028947577744
  • Catalog Number: 000852702
  • Sales rank: 113,079

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Overture. (Larghetto e staccato) - Allegro - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (6:12)
  2. 2 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Recitative. 'Twas at the royal feast - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (0:49)
  3. 3 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Air and Chorus. Happy, happy, happy pair! - Donna Brown & George Frideric Handel (4:45)
  4. 4 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Recitative. Timotheus placed on high - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (0:19)
  5. 5 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Accompanied recitative. The song began fro - Donna Brown & George Frideric Handel (0:49)
  6. 6 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Chorus. The listening crowd admired the lo - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (2:15)
  7. 7 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Air. With ravish'd ears - Donna Brown & George Frideric Handel (3:25)
  8. 8 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Recitative. The praise of Bacchus then - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (0:28)
  9. 9 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Air and Chorus. Bacchus, ever fair and you - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (4:40)
  10. 10 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Recitative. Soothed with the sound, the ki - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (0:33)
  11. 11 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Accompanied recitative. He chose a mournfu - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (1:20)
  12. 12 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Air. He sung Darius, great and good - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (3:01)
  13. 13 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Accompanied recitative. With downcast look - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (0:52)
  14. 14 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Chorus. Behold Darius great and good - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (3:06)
  15. 15 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Recitative. The mighty master smiled to se - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (0:28)
  16. 16 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Air. Softly sweet in Lydian measures - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (3:00)
  17. 17 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Air. War, he sung, is toil and trouble - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (5:19)
  18. 18 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Chorus. The many rend the skies with loud - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (3:56)
  19. 19 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Air. The prince, unable to conceal his pai - Donna Brown & George Frideric Handel (6:05)
  20. 20 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Chorus. The many rend the skies with loud - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (4:02)
Disc 2
  1. 1–4 Concerto Grosso in C major "Alexander's Feast" HWV 318 - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (12:57)
  2. 2 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Accompanied recitative with Chorus. Now st - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (2:20)
  3. 3 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Air. Revenge, revenge, Timotheus cries / A - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (5:05)
  4. 4 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Accompanied recitative. Give the vengeance - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (1:46)
  5. 5 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Air. The princes applaud with a furious jo - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (2:07)
  6. 6 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Air. Thaïs led the way / Chorus. The princ - Donna Brown & George Frideric Handel (5:27)
  7. 7 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Accompanied recitative. Thus, long ago - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (2:47)
  8. 8 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Chorus. At last divine Cecilia came - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (3:08)
  9. 9 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Recitative. Your voices tune, and raise th - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (0:31)
  10. 10 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Duet. Let's imitate her notes above! - Donna Brown & George Frideric Handel (2:28)
  11. 11 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Recitative. Let old Timotheus yield the pr - George Frideric Handel & John Dryden (0:19)
  12. 12 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Let old Timotheus yield the prize - Donna Brown & George Frideric Handel (3:46)
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John Eliot Gardiner Primary Artist
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