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Handel: Messiah - Highlights
AU $15.37   
Handel: Messiah - Highlights

Cat. No. 980 046-9 View booklet Acrobat PDF file for ABC Classics CD 980 046-9 Handel: Messiah - Highlights [276Kb]
Label: ABC Classics Medium: CD No. Discs: 1

This CD features highlights from the landmark Australian recording of Handelís timeless classic, Messiah.

A title in the ABC Classics Antipodes Series. Other titles in this series
The complete recording of this performance is also available on DVD (472 604-9), filmed at historic St Patrickís Estate in Manly, Sydney. Extra features of the DVD include artist interviews and biographies.

Artists: Christopher Field (countertenor), Sara Macliver (soprano), Paul McMahon (tenor), Teddy Tahu Rhodes (bass), Alexandra Scherman (alto), Cantillation.

Conductor: Antony Walker.

Orchestra: Orchestra of the Antipodes (on period instruments).

Part the First
1No. 1Sinfony
2No. 2Accompanied Recitative (Tenor): Comfort ye
3No. 3Air (Tenor): Ev'ry valley
4No. 4Chorus: And the glory of the Lord
5No. 5Accompanied Recitative (Bass): Thus saith the Lord
6No. 6Air (Countertenor): But who may abide
7No. 12Chorus: For unto us a child is born
8No. 14 (a)Recitative (Soprano): There were shepherds
9No. 14 (b) Accompanied Recitative (Soprano): And lo, the angel of the Lord
10 No. 15Recitative (Soprano): And the angel said unto them
11No. 16Accompanied Recitative (Soprano): And suddenly there was with the angel
12No. 17Chorus: Glory to God
13No. 18Air (Soprano): Rejoice greatly
14No. 19Recitative (Alto): Then shall the eyes of the blind
15No. 20Duet (Alto, Soprano): He shall feed His flock

Part the Second
16No. 23Air (Alto): He was despised (da capo)
17No. 24Chorus: Surely He hath borne our griefs
18No. 40Air (Bass): Why do the nations
19No. 41Chorus: Let us break their bonds asunder
20No. 44Chorus: Hallelujah!

Part the Third
21No. 45Air (Soprano): I know that my Redeemer liveth
22No. 47Accompanied Recitative (Bass): Behold, I tell you a mystery
23No. 48Air (Bass): The trumpet shall sound
24No. 53Chorus: Worthy is the Lamb
25No. 54Chorus: Amen

Sara Macliver soprano
Alexandra Sherman alto
Christopher Field countertenor
Paul McMahon tenor
Teddy Tahu Rhodes bass
Orchestra of the Antipodes on period instruments
Antony Walker conductor
Price: $15.37   Cat. No. 980 046-9
See also:
    Brandenburg Favourites
    Francisco Guerrero: Missa Surge Propera and Motets for Voices and Winds
    Great Vivaldi Concertos
    Handel - Arias from Alcina / Giulio Cesare / Renaldo
    Handel: Semele
    Haydn: Fortepiano Trios
    Juditha Triumphans
    Purcell: The Fairy Queen
    Rameau: Dardanus
    Vivaldi: Il Flauto Dolce
    Yvonne Kenny - Handel Arias

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