Chandos Anthems, Vol. 2

 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685-1759)
 Chandos Anthem No.4. 'O sing unto the Lord a new song' 14:36  
1 Sonata 2:54
  Soprano & Chorus  
2 O sing unto the Lord a new song!… 1:55
  …O sing unto the Lord all the whole earth.  
  Chorus  
3 Declare his honour unto the heathen,… 2:39
  …and his wonders unto all people. For the Lord is great, and cannot worthily be praised. He is more to be fear'd than all Gods.  
  Tenor  
4 The waves of the sea rage horribly,… 1:36
  …but yet the Lord who dwells on high is mightier.  
  Soprano & Tenor. Duet  
5 O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. 3:16
  Chorus  
6 Let the whole earth stand in awe of him. 0:49
  Chorus  
7 Let the heav'ns rejoice, and let the earth be glad,… 1:27
  …let the sea make a noise and all that therein is.  
 Chandos Anthem No. 5. 'I will magnify thee' 23:20  
8 Sonata 3:38
  Chorus  
9 I will magnify thee, O God my King,… 1:46
  …and I will praise thy name for ever and ever.  
  Tenor  
10 Ev'ry day will I give thanks unto thee,… 3:32
  …and praise thy name for ever and ever.  
  Chorus  
11 One generation shall praise thy works… 2:05
  …unto another, and declare thy pow'r.  
  Tenor  
12 The Lord preserveth all them that love him,… 2:32
  …but scatt'reth abroad all the ungodly.  
  Soprano  
13 The Lord is righteous in all his ways,… 3:08
  …and holy in all his works, he will fulfill the desire of them that fear him.  
  Tenor  
14 Happy are the people that are in such a case;… 3:57
  …blessed are the people who have the Lord for their God.  
  Tenor & Chorus  
15 My mouth shall speak the praise of the Lord,… 2:42
  …and let all flesh give thanks unto his holy name for ever and ever. Amen.  
 Chandos Anthem No.6. 'As pants the Hart for cooling streams' 20:14  
16 Sonata 3:26
  Chorus  
17 As pants the hart for cooling streams,… 3:07
  …so longs my soul for thee O God.  
  Soprano  
18 Tears are my daily food,… 3:09
  …while thus they say: where is now thy God?  
  Tenor  
19 Now, when I think thereupon,… 1:33
  …I pour out my heart by myself, for I went with the multitude and brought them out into the house of God.  
  Chorus  
20 In the voice of praise and thanksgiving among such as keep holy-day. 1:40
  Soprano & Tenor. Duet  
21 Why so full of grief, O my soul? Why so disquieted within me? 4:23
  Tenor & Chorus  
22 Put thy trust in God, for I will praise him. 2:56
 Lynne Dawson soprano
 Ian Partridge tenor
 Harry Christophers
  11-13 November 1988