Handel: Athalia

Handel: Athalia

by Peter Neumann

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Product Details

Release Date: 01/25/2005
Label: Md&G Records
UPC: 0760623127620
catalogNumber: 3321276

Tracks

  1. Athalia, oratorio, HWV 52

    1. Act 1. Sinfonia. 1. Allegro / 2. Grave / 3. Allegro  (04:59)
    2. Act 2. Chorus and Joad. The mighty pow'r, in whom we trust  (06:10)
    3. Act 1. Air. Blooming virgins  (05:36)
    4. Act 2. Air. Through the land so lovely blooming  (08:26)
    5. Act 1. Chorus. The rising world Jehovah crown'd  (02:59)
    6. Act 2. Recitativo. Ah! were this land  (00:34)
    7. Act 1. Air and Chorus. Tyrants would in impious throngs  (03:05)
    8. Act 2. Air. Ah, can'st thou but prove me!  (03:13)
    9. Act 1. Recitativo. When He is in his wrath reveal'd  (00:10)
    10. Act 2. Recitativo. Thou dost the ardour  (00:21)
    11. Act 1. Air. 1. When storms the proud to terrors doom / 2. Oh Judah, boast his matchless law  (03:18)
    12. Act 2. Recitativo. Confusion to my thoughts!  (01:31)
    13. Act 1. Recitativo. Your sacred songs  (00:21)
    14. Act 2. Air. Will God, whose mercies ever flow  (02:24)
    15. Act 1. Accompagnato. Oh Judah, Judah! chosen seed!  (01:03)
    16. Act 2. Recitativo. Tis my intention  (00:50)
    17. Act 1. Air. 1. Oh Lord, whom we adore / 2. Hear from thy mercy  (06:22)
    18. Act 2. Air. My vengeance awakes me  (04:28)
    19. Act 1. Accompagnato. What scenes of horror  (01:09)
    20. Act 2. Duet. My spirits fail  (03:58)
    21. Act 1. Recitativo. Oh Mathan, aid me  (00:40)
    22. Act 2. Recitativo. Dear Josabeth, I trembled  (00:27)
    23. Act 1. Accompagnato. Athalia, tremble at thy fate!  (00:37)
    24. Act 2. Air. Cease thy anguish, smile once more  (06:26)
    25. Act 1. Chorus. The gods, who chosen blessings shed  (01:41)
    26. Act 2. Recitativo. Joad, ere day has ended half his race  (00:13)
    27. Act 1. Recitativo. Her form at this began  (00:53)
    28. Act 2. Chorus. 1. The clouded scene begins to clear / 2. When crimes aloud for vengeance call / 3.  (04:01)
    29. Act 1. Chorus. Cheer her, oh Baal  (01:40)
    30. Act 3. Air. What sacred horrors shake my breast!  (01:23)
    31. Act 1. Recitativo. Amidst these horrors  (01:25)
    32. Act 3. Chorus. Unfold, great seer  (01:00)
    33. Act 1. Air. Gentle airs, melodious strains!  (03:07)
    34. Act 3. Accompagnato. Let harmony  (00:21)
    35. Act 1. Air. Softest sounds no more can ease me  (04:26)
    36. Act 3. Air. 1. Jerusalem thou shalt no more / 2. Oh shining mercy  (02:42)
    37. Act 1. Recitativo. Swift to the temple  (00:16)
    38. Act 3. Recitativo. Eliakim! My father!  (01:12)
    39. Act 1. Chorus. The traitor if you there descry  (00:47)
    40. Act 3. Chorus. With firm united hearts  (00:22)
    41. Act 1. Recitativo. My Josabeth!  (01:23)
    42. Act 3. Recitativo. Oh princess, I approach thee  (00:38)
    43. Act 1. Air. Faithful cares in vain extended  (05:38)
    44. Act 3. Air. Soothing tyrant, falsely smiling!  (01:37)
    45. Act 1. Recitativo. O cease, fair princess  (00:38)
    46. Act 3. Recitativo. Apostate priest!  (00:44)
    47. Act 1. Air and Chorus. 1. Gloomy tyrants / 2. Hallelujah  (04:23)
    48. Act 3. Chorus and Joad. Around let acclamations ring  (02:06)
    49. Act 3. Recitativo. Oh treason, treason!  (00:51)
    50. Act 3. Air. Oppression, no longer I dread thee  (00:56)
    51. Act 3. Recitativo. Where I am?  (00:48)
    52. Act 3. Air. Hark! hark, hark! / His thunders round me roll  (01:57)
    53. Act 3. Recitativo. Yes, proud apostate  (00:48)
    54. Act 3. Air. To darkness eternal  (00:56)
    55. Act 3. Recitativo. Now, Josabeth  (00:15)
    56. Act 3. Duet. Joys, in gentle trains appearing  (01:37)
    57. Act 3. Recitativo. Rejoice, oh Judah  (00:21)
    58. Act 3. Chorus. Give glory to His awful name  (02:06)

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