Handel: Messiah

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/31/1998
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 074646020524
  • Catalog Number: 60205
  • Sales rank: 76,649


Disc 1
  1. 1 I. Overture (5:51)
  2. 2 II. Recitative. Comfort ye, my people (3:30)
  3. 3 III. Air. Every valley shall be exalted (3:27)
  4. 4 IV. And the glory of the Lord (3:03)
  5. 5 V. Recitative. Thus saith the Lord (1:44)
  6. 6 VI. Air. But who may abide (4:23)
  7. 7 VII. And He shall purify (2:36)
  8. 8 VIII. Recitative. Behold, a virgin shall conceive (0:37)
  9. 9 IX. Air. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (5:23)
  10. 10 XII. For unto us a Child is born (3:52)
  11. 11 XIII. Pastoral Symphony (Pifa) (3:57)
  12. 12 XIVa. Recitative. There were shepherds (0:20)
  13. 13 XIVb. Recitative. And, lo! the angel of the Lord came upon them (0:29)
  14. 14 XV. Recitative. And the angel said unto them (0:48)
  15. 15 XVI. Recitative. And suddenly there was with the angel (0:16)
  16. 16 XVII. Glory to God (1:51)
  17. 17 XVIII. Air. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (5:10)
  18. 18 XIX. Recitative. Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened (0:38)
  19. 19 XX. Air. He shall feed His flock (6:40)
  20. 20 XXXIII. Lift up your heads (3:03)
  21. 21 XL. Air. Why do the nations (2:35)
  22. 22 XLI. Let us break their bonds asunder (1:48)
  23. 23 XLII. Recitative. He that dwelleth in heaven (0:19)
  24. 24 XLIII. Air. Thou shalt break them (2:07)
  25. 25 XLIV. Hallelujah! (4:48)
Disc 2
  1. 1 XXII. Behold the Lamb of God (4:08)
  2. 2 XXIII. Air. He was despised (6:17)
  3. 3 XXV. And with His stripes we are healed (3:51)
  4. 4 XXVI. All we like sheep have gone astray (4:31)
  5. 5 XXVII. Recitative. All they that see Him (0:50)
  6. 6 XXVIII. He trusted in God (2:16)
  7. 7 XXIX. Recitative. Thy rebuke hath broken His heart (2:00)
  8. 8 XXX. Air. Behold, and see if there be any sorrow (2:01)
  9. 9 XXXI. Recitative. He was cut off (0:32)
  10. 10 XLV. Air. I know that my Redeemer liveth (8:05)
  11. 11 XLVI. Since by man came death (2:09)
  12. 12 XLVII. Recitative. Behold, I tell you a mystery (0:58)
  13. 13 XLVIII. Air. The trumpet shall sound (3:58)
  14. 14 LIII. Worthy is the Lamb; Blessings and honour, glory and power, be unt (7:17)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Leonard Bernstein Primary Artist, Conductor
New York Philharmonic Performing Ensemble, Ensemble
William Warfield Baritone (Vocal)
Westminster Choir Choir, Chorus, Ensemble
Adele Addison Soprano (Vocal)
John Finley Williamson Choir Director
William Vacchiano Trumpet
Russell Oberlin Counter Tenor (Vocal)
David Lloyd Tenor (Vocal)
Adele Addison Soprano (Vocal)
Technical Credits
Leonard Bernstein Liner Notes
Allen Weinberg Art Direction
Don Hunstein Cover Photo
Gary Schultz Reissue Producer
Tim Page Liner Notes
Josee Begaud Liner Note Translation
Tobias Möller Liner Note Translation
David Oppenheim Producer
Reinhard Luthje Liner Note Translation
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