Handel: Jephtha

Handel: Jephtha

by Nikolaus Harnoncourt


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Release Date: 01/27/2015
Label: Das Alte Werk
UPC: 0825646925872
catalogNumber: 692587
Rank: 267421


  1. Jephtha, oratorio, HWV 70

    1. Ouverture - Menuet  (06:52)
    2. Act Two: Recitative: Glad tidings of great joy to thee, dear Iphis  (01:05)
    3. Act Three: No. 30 Arioso: Hide thou thy hated beams, o sun, in clouds and darkness, No. 31 Accompag  (06:20)
    4. Act One: No. 1 Accompagnato: It must be so - or these vile Ammonites, No. 2 Air: Pour forth no more  (06:45)
    5. Act Two: No. 14 Chorus: Cherub and Seraphim, unbodied forms  (03:35)
    6. Act Three: No. 33 Accompagnato: Ye sacred priests, whose hands ne'er yet were stain'd with human bl  (05:40)
    7. Act One: No. 3 Chorus: No more to Ammon's god and king  (02:46)
    8. Act Two: No. 15 Air: Up to the dreadful steep ascending  (04:57)
    9. Act Three: No. 35 Chorus: Doubtful fear and reverent awe strike us, Lord  (03:06)
    10. Act One: Recitative: But Jephtha comes - Kind Heaven, assist our plea, No. 4 Air: Virtue my soul sh  (05:06)
    11. Act Two: Recitative: Tis well. Haste, haste, ye maidens, No. 16 Air: Tune the soft melodious lute  (04:36)
    12. Act Three: And thy determin'd will declare, No. 36 Symphony  (01:53)
    13. Act One: Recitative: Twill be a painful separation, No. 5 Air: In gentle murmurs will I mourn  (05:54)
    14. Act Two: Recitative: Again Heav'n smiles on his repentant people, No. 17 Air: Freedom now once more  (03:43)
    15. Act Three: Recitative: Rise, Jephtha. And ye reverend priests, withhold, No. 37 Air: Happy, Iphis,  (05:53)
    16. Act One: Recitative: Happy this embassy, my charming Iphis, No. 6 Air: Dull delay, in piercing angu  (05:06)
    17. Act Two: Recitative: Zebul, thy deeds were valiant, No. 18 Air: His mighty arm, with sudden blow, d  (06:29)
    18. Act Three: No. 38 Arioso: For ever blessed be thy holy name  (01:48)
    19. Act One: Recitative: Ill suits the voice of love when glory calls, No. 7 Air: Take the heart you fo  (04:26)
    20. Act Two: Chorus: In glory high, in might serene  (02:23)
    21. Act Three: No. 39 Chorus: Theme sublime of endless prasie  (03:08)
    22. Act One: Recitative: I go; my soul, inspir'd by thy command thirsts for the battle, No. 8 Duet: The  (06:52)
    23. Act Two: No. 20 Symphony  (01:23)
    24. Act Three: Recitative: Let me congratulate this happy turn, No. 40 Air: Laud her, all ye virgin tra  (02:38)
    25. Act One: Recitative: What mean these doubtful fancies of the brain?, No. 9 Accompagnato: If, Lord,  (01:48)
    26. Act Two: Recitative: Hail, glorious conqueror! much-lov'd father, hail!, No. 21 Solo and Chorus: We  (04:54)
    27. Act Three: Recitative: O let me fold thee in a mother's arms, No. 41 Air: Sweet as sight to the bli  (02:31)
    28. Act One: No. 10 Chorus: O God, behold our sore distress  (04:06)
    29. Act Two: Recitative: Horror! confusion!, No. 22 Air: Open thy marble jaws, o tomb  (04:17)
    30. Act Three: Recitative: With transport, Iphis, I behold thy safety, No. 42 Air: Tis Heaven's all-rul  (07:35)
    31. Act One: Recitative: Some dire event hangs o'er our heads, No. 11 Air: Scenes of horror, scenes of  (05:12)
    32. Act Two: Recitative: Why is my brother thus afflicted?  (01:11)
    33. Act Three: Recitative: My faithful Hamor, may that Providence, No. 43 Air: Freely I to Heaven resig  (05:59)
    34. Act One: Recitative: Say, my dear mother, whence these piercing cries, No. 12 Air: The smiling dawn  (04:13)
    35. Act Two: No. 23 Accompagnato and Arioso: First perish thou; and perish all the world!...Let other c  (02:50)
    36. Act Three: No. 44 Chorus: Ye house of Gilead, with one voice, in blessings manifold rejoice!  (03:25)
    37. Act One: Recitative: Such, Jephtha, was the haughty king's reply  (00:29)
    38. Act Two: Recitative: If such thy cruel purpose; lo! your friend offers himself, No. 24 Air: On me l  (01:51)
    39. Act One: No. 13 Chorus: When his loud voice in thunder spoke  (04:29)
    40. Act Two: No. 25 Quartet: O spare your daughter!  (02:32)
    41. Act Two: Recitative: Such news flies swift; I've heard the mournful cause, No. 26 Accompagnato: For  (05:17)
    42. Act Two: No. 28 Accompagnato: Deeper and deeper still, thy goodness, child  (03:39)
    43. Act Two: Chorus: How dark, o Lord, are thy decrees!  (06:42)

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