Handel: Alexander's Feast

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  • Release Date: 10/9/2007
  • Label: Dorian Recordings
  • UPC: 053479060426
  • Catalog Number: 20604
  • Sales rank: 370,059


Disc 1
  1. 1–31 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75 - George Frideric Handel & David Newman (91:12)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byDaniel Abraham
    Performed byDavid Newman, Scott Cameron, Daniel Abraham, Amanda Balestrieri, The Bach Sinfonia, Handel Choir of Baltimore
    1. 1Part 1. Overture. Maestoso - Allegro non troppo; Andante
    2. 2Part 1. Recitative. 'Twas at the royal feast
    3. 3Part 1. Air, Duet & Chorus. Happy, happy, happy pair
    4. 4Part 1. Recitative. Timotheus plac'd on high
    5. 5Part 1. Recitative, accompanied. The song began from Jove
    6. 6Part 1. Chorus. The list'ning croud
    7. 7Part 1. Air. With ravish'd ears
    8. 8Part 1. Chorus, repeated. The list'ning croud
    9. 9Part 1. Recitative. The praise of Bacchus then the sweet musician sung
    10. 10Part 1. Air & Chorus. Bacchus, ever fair and young
    11. 11Part 1. Recitative. Sooth'd with the sound
    12. 12Part 1. Recitative, accompanied. He chose a mournful muse
    13. 13Part 1. Air. He sung Darius great and good
    14. 14Part 1. Recitative, accompanied. With downcast looks the joyless victor sate
    15. 15Part 1. Chorus. Behold Darius great and good
    16. 16Part 1. Recitative. The mighty master smil'd to see
    17. 17Part 1. Recitative. Softly sweet in lydian Measures
    18. 18Part 1. Air. War, he sung, is toil and trouble
    19. 19Part 1. Chorus. The many rend the skies
    20. 20Part 1. Air. The Prince, unable to conceal his pain
    21. 21Part 1. Chorus, repeated. The many rend the skies
    22. 22Part 2. Recitative, accompanied. Now Strike the golden Lyre again / Chorus. Break his bands of slee
    23. 23Part 2. Air. Revenge, Revenge, Timotheus cries
    24. 24Part 2. Accompanied Recitative. Give the vengeance due to the valiant crew
    25. 25Part 2. Air. The princes applaud with a furious joy
    26. 26Part 2. Air & Chorus. Thais led the way
    27. 27Part 2. Recitative, accompanied. Thus long ago, ere heaving bellows learn'd to blow
    28. 28Part 2. Grand Chorus. At last Devine Cecilia came
    29. 29Part 2. Air-duett. Let old Timotheus yield the prize
    30. 30Part 2. Chorus. Let old Timotheus yield the prize
    31. 31Part 2. Additional Chorus. Your voices tune and raise them high
Disc 2
  1. 1 Alles mit Gott, nichts ohn' ihn, sacred song for voice & continuo, BWV 1127 - Johann Sebastian Bach & Z. Philip Ambrose (10:02)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byDaniel Abraham
    Performed byDaniel Abraham, Amanda Balestrieri, The Bach Sinfonia
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