Handel: Hercules

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  • Release Date: 5/27/2008
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 747313296026
  • Catalog Number: 8557960
  • Sales rank: 368,267


Disc 1
  1. 1–76 Hercules, oratorio, HWV 60 - George Frideric Handel & Junge Kantorei (189:04)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byJoachim Carlos Martini
    Performed byJunge Kantorei, Joachim Carlos Martini, Frank Schneider, Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra, Peter Kooij, Nicola Wemyss, Knut Schoch, Franz Vitzthum, Liselotte Kühn, Gerlinde Sämann
    1. 1Act 1. Ouvertura
    2. 2Act 1. Menuetto
    3. 3Act 1. Accompagnato. See, with what sad dejection
    4. 4Act 1. Aria. No longer, Fate, relentless frown
    5. 5Act 1. Accompagnato. O, Hercules, why art thou absent
    6. 6Act 1. Aria. The world, when day's career is run
    7. 7Act 1. Recitativo. Princess! Be comforted
    8. 8Act 1. Arioso. I feel, I feel the God
    9. 9Act 1. Recitativo. He said, the sacred fury left his breast
    10. 10Act 1. Aria. There, in myrtle shades reclin'd
    11. 11Act 1. Recitativo. Despair not
    12. 12Act 1. Aria. Where congeal'd the northern streams
    13. 13Act 1. Chorus. O filial piety
    14. 14Act 1. Recitativo. Banish your fears
    15. 15Act 1. Aria. Begone, my fears
    16. 16Act 1. Recitativo. A train of captives
    17. 17Act 1. Aria. The smiling hours
    18. 18Act 1. Chorus. Let none despair
    19. 19Act 1. Recitativo. Ye faithful followers
    20. 20Act 1. Aria. Daughter of Gods, bright liberty
    21. 21Act 1. Recitativo. But hark!
    22. 22Act 1. March
    23. 23Act 1. Recitativo. Thanks to the powr's above
    24. 24Act 1. Aria. My father
    25. 25Act 1. Recitativo. Now farewell, arms
    26. 26Act 1. Aria. The God of battle quits
    27. 27Act 1. Chorus. Crown with festal pomp the day
    28. 28Act 2. Sinfonia
    29. 29Act 2. Recitativo. Why was I born a princess
    30. 30Act 2. Aria. How blest the maid
    31. 31Act 2. Recitativo. It must be so
    32. 32Act 2. Aria. When beauty sorrow's liv'ry wears
    33. 33Act 2. Recitativo. Whence this unjust suspicion?
    34. 34Act 2. Aria. Ah! Think what ills the jealous prove
    35. 35Act 2. Recitativo. It is too sure
    36. 36Act 2. Recitativo. My godlike master
    37. 37Act 2. Aria. As stars, that rise and disappear
    38. 38Act 2. Recitativo. In vain you strive
    39. 39Act 2. Chorus. Jealousy
    40. 40Act 2. Recitativo. She knows my passion
    41. 41Act 2. Aria. Banish love from thy breast
    42. 42Act 2. Recitativo. Forgive a passion
    43. 43Act 2. Aria. From coelestial seats descending
    44. 44Act 2. Chorus. Wanton god of amorous fires
    45. 45Act 2. Recitativo. Yes, I congratulate your titles
    46. 46Act 2. Aria. Alcides' name in latest story
    47. 47Act 2. Recitativo. O, glorious pattern of heroic deeds
    48. 48Act 2. Aria. Resign thy club and lion's spoils
    49. 49Act 2. Recitativo. You are deceived
    50. 50Act 2. Aria. Cease, ruler of the day, to rise
    51. 51Act 2. Recitativo. Some kinder pow'r inspire me
    52. 52Act 2. Aria. Constant lover's never roving
    53. 53Act 2. Recitativo. But see, the princess Iöle
    54. 54Act 2. Aria & Chorus. Still caressing and caress'd
    55. 55Act 2. Duet. Joys of freedom, joys of pow'r
    56. 56Act 2. Recitativo. Father of Hercules, great Jove
    57. 57Act 2. Chorus. Love and Hymen
    58. 58Act 3. Sinfonia
    59. 59Act 3. Recitativo. Ye sons of Trachin, mourn
    60. 60Act 3. Aria. O scene of unexampled woe
    61. 61Act 3. Recitativo. O fatal jealousy
    62. 62Act 3. Chorus. Tyrants now no more shall dread
    63. 63Act 3. Arioso. O Jove! What land is this?
    64. 64Act 3. Recitativo. Great Jove
    65. 65Act 3. Accompagnato. Was it for this unnumber'd toils
    66. 66Act 3. Aria. Let not fame the tidings spread
    67. 67Act 3. Accompagnato. Where shall I fly
    68. 68Act 3. Recitativo. Lo! The fair, fatal cause
    69. 69Act 3. Aria. My breast with tender pity swells
    70. 70Act 3. Recitativo & Accompagnato. Princess, rejoice
    71. 71Act 3. Aria. He, who for Atlas prop'd the sky
    72. 72Act 3. Recitativo & Accompagnato. Words are too faint
    73. 73Act 3. Recitativo. How blest is Hyllus
    74. 74Act 3. Duet. Oh prince, whose virtues all admire
    75. 75Act 3. Recitativo. Ye sons of freedom
    76. 76Act 3. Chorus. To him your grateful notes of praise
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