HANDEL, G.F.: Messiah [Oratorio] (King's College Choir, Cleobury)

     
     
  BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT
 Messiah, HWV 56  
1 Part I: Sinfonia 3:02
 Stephen Cleobury Soloist
     
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
2 Part I: Recitative: Comfort ye my people (Tenor) 2:50
 John Mark Ainsley Soloist
     
3 Part I: Aria: Every valley shall be exalted (Tenor) 3:20
 Alastair Miles Soloist
     
4 Part I: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed (Chorus) 2:51
 Hilary Summers Soloist
     
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5 Part I: Recitative: Thus saith the Lord (Bass) 1:19
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
6 Part I: Aria: But who may abide the day of His coming (Alto) 4:04
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
7 Part I: And He shall purify the sons of Levi (Chorus) 2:29
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
8 Part I: Recitative: Behold, a virgin shall conceive (Alto) 0:23
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
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9 Part I: Aria: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Alto, Chorus) 5:26
 Stephen Cleobury Soloist
     
10 Part I: Recitative: For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (Bass) 2:01
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
11 Part I: Aria: The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light (Bass) 3:17
 Stephen Cleobury Soloist
     
12 Part I: For unto a child is born (Chorus) 4:04
 Hilary Summers Soloist
     
13 Part I: Pifa 2:30
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
14 Part I: Recitative: There were shepherds abiding in the field (Soprano) 0:30
 Stephen Cleobury Soloist
     
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
15 Part I: Recitative: And the angel said unto them (Soprano) 0:31
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
16 Part I: Accompagnato: And suddenly there was with the angel (Soprano) 0:16
 Stephen Cleobury Soloist
     
17 Part I: Glory to God in the highest (Chorus) 1:52
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
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18 Part I: Aria: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Soprano) 4:16
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
19 Part I: Recitative: Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened (Alto) 0:24
 John Mark Ainsley Soloist
     
20 Part I: Aria: He shall feed His flock like a shepherd (Alto, Soprano) 4:34
 Alastair Miles Soloist
     
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21 Part I: His yoke is easy, His burthen is light (Chorus) 2:20
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
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22 Part II: Behold the Lamb of God (Chorus) 2:21
 Stephen Cleobury Soloist
     
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
23 Part II: Aria: He was despised and rejected of men (Tenor) 9:50
 Stephen Cleobury Soloist
     
     
     
     
1 Part II: Surely, He hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows (Chorus) 1:42
 Alastair Miles Soloist
     
2 Part II: And with His stripes we are healed (Chorus) 1:47
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
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3 Part II: All we like sheep have gone astray (Chorus) 3:43
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
4 Part II: Recitative: All they that see Him Laugh Him to scorn (Tenor) 0:40
 Stephen Cleobury Soloist
     
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5 Part II: He trusted in God that He would deliver Him (Chorus) 2:18
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
6 Part II: Recitative: Thy rebuke hath broken His heart (Tenor) 1:48
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
7 Part II: Arioso: Behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto His sorrow! (Tenor) 1:21
 Alastair Miles Soloist
     
8 Part II: Recitative: He was cut off out of the land of the living (Tenor) 0:17
 Alastair Miles Soloist
     
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9 Part II: Aria: But thou didst not leave His soul in Hell (Tenor) 2:20
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
10 Part II: Lift up your heads (Chorus) 2:58
 Stephen Cleobury Soloist
     
11 Part II: Recitative: Unto which of the angels said He at any time (Tenor) 0:18
 Alastair Miles Soloist
     
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12 Part II: Let all the angels of God worship Him (Chorus) 1:27
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
13 Part II: Aria: Thou art gone up high (Alto) 3:11
 Crispian Steele Perkins Soloist
     
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
14 Part II: The Lord gave the word (Chorus) 1:04
 Stephen Cleobury Soloist
     
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15 Part II: Air: How beautiful are the feet (Soprano) 2:02
 John Mark Ainsley Soloist
     
16 Part II: Their sound is gone out into all lands (Chorus) 1:29
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
17 Part II: Aria: Why do the nations so furiously rage together (Bass) 1:25
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
18 Part II: Let us break their bonds asunder (Chorus) 1:43
 Crispian Steele Perkins Soloist
     
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
19 Part II: Recitative: He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn (Tenor) 0:11
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
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20 Part II: Aria: Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron (Tenor) 1:58
 Stephen Cleobury Soloist
     
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
21 Part II: Hallelujah! (Chorus) 3:35
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
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22 Part III: Aria: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Soprano) 5:47
 Alastair Miles Soloist
     
23 Part III: Since by man came death (Chorus) 1:52
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
24 Part III: Recitative: Behold, I tell you a mystery (Bass) 0:34
 Alastair Miles Soloist
     
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25 Part III: Aria: The trumpet shall sound (Bass) 8:30
 Hilary Summers Soloist
     
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
26 Part III: Recitative: Then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written (Alto) 0:16
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
27 Part III: Duet: O Death, where is thy sting (Alto, Tenor) 1:02
 Stephen Cleobury Soloist
     
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28 Part III: But thanks be to God (Chorus) 2:02
 Crispian Steele Perkins Soloist
     
29 Part III: Aria: If God be for us, who can be against us? (Soprano) 5:06
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
     
30 Part III: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain - Amen (Chorus) 6:49
 Lynne Dawson Soloist
 Cleobury, Stephen