Handel: Messiah

Handel: Messiah

by Leonard Bernstein

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Disc 1

  1. I. Overture
  2. II. Recitative. Comfort ye, my people
  3. III. Air. Every valley shall be exalted
  4. IV. And the glory of the Lord
  5. V. Recitative. Thus saith the Lord
  6. VI. Air. But who may abide
  7. VII. And He shall purify
  8. VIII. Recitative. Behold, a virgin shall conceive
  9. IX. Air. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion
  10. XII. For unto us a Child is born
  11. XIII. Pastoral Symphony (Pifa)
  12. XIVa. Recitative. There were shepherds
  13. XIVb. Recitative. And, lo! the angel of the Lord came upon them
  14. XV. Recitative. And the angel said unto them
  15. XVI. Recitative. And suddenly there was with the angel
  16. XVII. Glory to God
  17. XVIII. Air. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion
  18. XIX. Recitative. Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened
  19. XX. Air. He shall feed His flock
  20. XXXIII. Lift up your heads
  21. XL. Air. Why do the nations
  22. XLI. Let us break their bonds asunder
  23. XLII. Recitative. He that dwelleth in heaven
  24. XLIII. Air. Thou shalt break them
  25. XLIV. Hallelujah!

Disc 2

  1. XXII. Behold the Lamb of God
  2. XXIII. Air. He was despised
  3. XXV. And with His stripes we are healed
  4. XXVI. All we like sheep have gone astray
  5. XXVII. Recitative. All they that see Him
  6. XXVIII. He trusted in God
  7. XXIX. Recitative. Thy rebuke hath broken His heart
  8. XXX. Air. Behold, and see if there be any sorrow
  9. XXXI. Recitative. He was cut off
  10. XLV. Air. I know that my Redeemer liveth
  11. XLVI. Since by man came death
  12. XLVII. Recitative. Behold, I tell you a mystery
  13. XLVIII. Air. The trumpet shall sound
  14. LIII. Worthy is the Lamb; Blessings and honour, glory and power, be unt

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Leonard Bernstein   Primary Artist,Conductor
New York Philharmonic   Performing 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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