Handel: Messiah (Foundling Hospital Version 1754) E.Kirkby

Cover Handel: Messiah (Foundling Hospital Version 1754)

Album info

Album-Release:
1980

HRA-Release:
27.03.2015

Label: Decca / Universal

Genre: Classical

Subgenre: Vocal

Album including Album cover Booklet (PDF)

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  • George Frideric Handel (1685–1759): Part One · Première Partie · Erster Teil
  • 1Symphony02:52
  • 2Comfort Ye, My People - Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Exalted06:35
  • 3And The Glory Of The Lord02:51
  • 4Thus Saith The Lord...But Who May Abide05:31
  • 5And He Shall Purify The Sons Of Levi02:42
  • 6Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive...O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings06:14
  • 7For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover The Earth...The People That Walked In Darkness05:35
  • 8For Unto Us A Child Is Born04:14
  • 9Pifa (Pastoral Symphony)00:52
  • 10There Were Shepherds...Glory To God In The Highest03:23
  • 11Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter Of Zion04:09
  • 12Then Shall The Eyes Of The Blind ... He Shall Feed His Flock05:03
  • 13His Yoke Is Easy02:36
  • Part Two · Deuxième Partie · Zweiter Teil
  • 14Behold The Lamb Of God02:17
  • 15He Was Despised10:14
  • 16Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs... And With His Stripes We Are Healed03:52
  • 17All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray04:07
  • 18All They That See Him...He Trusted In God02:59
  • 19Thy Rebuke Hath Broken His Heart...03:37
  • 20But Thou Didst Not Leave His Soul In Hell02:22
  • 21Lift Up Your Heads03:15
  • 22Unto Which Of The Angels...Let All The Angels01:44
  • 23Thou Art Gone Up On High02:55
  • 24The Lord Gave The Word01:14
  • 25How Beautiful Are The Feet02:05
  • 26Their Sound Is Gone Out01:21
  • 27Why Do The Nations...Let Us Break Asunder03:15
  • 28He That Dwelleth In Heaven...Thou Shalt Break Them02:11
  • 29Hallelujah03:51
  • Part Three · Troisième Partie · Dritter Teil
  • 30I Know That My Redeemer Liveth05:35
  • 31Since By Man Came Death02:03
  • 32Behold, I Tell You A Mystery...The Trumpet Shall Sound09:00
  • 33Then Shall Be Brought To Pass - O Death, Where Is Thy Sting?01:22
  • 34But Thanks Be To God02:18
  • 35If God Be For Us04:22
  • 36Worthy Is The Lamb...Blessing And Honour03:45
  • 37Amen03:23
  • Total Runtime02:15:44

Info for Handel: Messiah (Foundling Hospital Version 1754)

„This is the Messiah that started it all--the first period instrument performance recorded with a choir of men and boys. It introduced music lovers the world over to Christopher Hogwood, Emma Kirkby, and a whole host of performers who have since become ubiquitous as the 'English Early Music Mafia,' appearing as they do under zillions of different ensemble names on a variety of labels. Hogwood's performance still holds its own, however, as one of the finest and freshest available. A first-rate effort.“ (David Hurwitz, ClassicToday.com)

Judith Nelson, soprano
Emma Kirkby, soprano
Carolyn Watkinson, contralto
Paul Elliott, tenor
David Thomas, bass
Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
Simon Preston, Chorus Master
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood, conductor

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