Händel: Alexander's Feast

Händel: Alexander's Feast

by John Eliot Gardiner

CD

Product Details

Release Date: 03/27/2007
Label: Philips
UPC: 0028947577744
catalogNumber: 000852702

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Overture. (Larghetto e staccato) - Allegro

    1. Part 1. Overture. (Larghetto e staccato) - Allegro - Adagio - Andante  (06:12)
  2. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Recitative. 'Twas at the royal feast

    1. Part 1. Recitative. 'Twas at the royal feast  (00:49)
  3. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Air and Chorus. Happy, happy, happy pair!

    1. Part 1. Air and Chorus. Happy, happy, happy pair!  (04:45)
  4. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Recitative. Timotheus placed on high

    1. Part 1. Recitative. Timotheus placed on high  (00:19)
  5. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Accompanied recitative. The song began fro

    1. Part 1. Accompanied recitative. The song began from Jove  (00:49)
  6. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Chorus. The listening crowd admired the lo

    1. Part 1. Chorus. The listening crowd admired the lofty sound!  (02:15)
  7. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Air. With ravish'd ears

    1. Part 1. Air. With ravish'd ears  (03:25)
  8. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Recitative. The praise of Bacchus then

    1. Part 1. Recitative. The praise of Bacchus then  (00:28)
  9. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Air and Chorus. Bacchus, ever fair and you

    1. Part 1. Air and Chorus. Bacchus, ever fair and young  (04:40)
  10. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Recitative. Soothed with the sound, the ki

    1. Part 1. Recitative. Soothed with the sound, the king grew vain  (00:33)
  11. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Accompanied recitative. He chose a mournfu

    1. Part 1. Accompanied recitative. He chose a mournful Muse  (01:20)
  12. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Air. He sung Darius, great and good

    1. Part 1. Air. He sung Darius, great and good  (03:01)
  13. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Accompanied recitative. With downcast look

    1. Part 1. Accompanied recitative. With downcast looks the joyless victor sate  (00:52)
  14. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Chorus. Behold Darius great and good

    1. Part 1. Chorus. Behold Darius great and good  (03:06)
  15. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Recitative. The mighty master smiled to se

    1. Part 1. Recitative. The mighty master smiled to see  (00:28)
  16. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Air. Softly sweet in Lydian measures

    1. Part 1. Air. Softly sweet in Lydian measures  (03:00)
  17. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Air. War, he sung, is toil and trouble

    1. Part 1. Air. War, he sung, is toil and trouble  (05:19)
  18. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Chorus. The many rend the skies with loud

    1. Part 1. Chorus. The many rend the skies with loud applause  (03:56)
  19. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Air. The prince, unable to conceal his pai

    1. Part 1. Air. The prince, unable to conceal his pain  (06:05)
  20. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 1. Chorus. The many rend the skies with loud

    1. Part 1. Chorus. The many rend the skies with loud applause  (04:02)

Disc 2

  1. Concerto Grosso in C major "Alexander's Feast" HWV 318

    1. Allegro  (03:32)
    2. Largo - Adagio  (01:50)
    3. Allegro - Adagio  (03:25)
    4. Andante non presto  (04:10)
  2. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Accompanied recitative with Chorus. Now st

    1. Part 2. Accompanied recitative with Chorus. Now strike the golden lyre again / Break his bonds of s  (02:20)
  3. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Air. Revenge, revenge, Timotheus cries / A

    1. Part 2. Air. Revenge, revenge, Timotheus cries / Accompanied recitative. Behold, a ghastly band  (05:05)
  4. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Accompanied recitative. Give the vengeance

    1. Part 2. Accompanied recitative. Give the vengeance due  (01:46)
  5. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Air. The princes applaud with a furious jo

    1. Part 2. Air. The princes applaud with a furious joy  (02:07)
  6. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Air. Thaïs led the way / Chorus. The princ

    1. Part 2. Air. Thaïs led the way / Chorus. The princes applaud with a furious joy  (05:27)
  7. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Accompanied recitative. Thus, long ago

    1. Part 2. Accompanied recitative. Thus, long ago  (02:47)
  8. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Chorus. At last divine Cecilia came

    1. Part 2. Chorus. At last divine Cecilia came  (03:08)
  9. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Recitative. Your voices tune, and raise th

    1. Part 2. Recitative. Your voices tune, and raise them high  (00:31)
  10. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Duet. Let's imitate her notes above!

    1. Part 2. Duet. Let's imitate her notes above!  (02:28)
  11. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Recitative. Let old Timotheus yield the pr

    1. Part 2. Recitative. Let old Timotheus yield the prize  (00:19)
  12. Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Part 2. Let old Timotheus yield the prize

    1. Part 2. Let old Timotheus yield the prize  (03:46)

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