GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
     
 Jephtha, HWV 70  
1 Overture 03:58
2 Act I Scene 1: Accompanied: It must be so (Zebul) 01:34
3 Act I Scene 1: Air: Pour forth no more unheeded prayr's (Zebul) 03:32
4 Act I Scene 1: No more to Ammon's god and king (Chorus) 03:04
5 Act I Scene 2: Recitative: But Jephtha comes (Zebul, Jephtha) 04:22
6 Act I Scene 2: Air: Virtue my soul shall still embrace (Jephtha) 04:22
7 Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Twill be a painful separation (Storge) 05:57
8 Act I Scene 3: Recitative: Happy this embassy, my charming Iphis (Hamor) 00:55
9 Act I Scene 3: Air: Dull delay, in piercing anguish (Hamor) 03:10
10 Act I Scene 3: Recitative: Ill suits the voice of love (Iphis) 04:40
11 Act I Scene 3: Recitative: I go, my soul (Hamor) 07:45
12 Act I Scene 4: Recitative: What mean these doubtful fancies (Jephtha) 02:25
13 Act I Scene 4: O God, behold our sore distress (Chorus) 04:17
14 Act I Scene 7: Recitative: Such, Jephtha, was the haughty king's reply (Zebul, Jephtha) 00:34
15 Act I Scene 7: When his loud voice in thunder spoke (Chorus) 04:55
16 Act II Scene 1: Recitative: Glad tidings of great joy (Hamor) 01:37
17 Act II Scene 1: Cherub and Seraphim, unbodied forms (Chorus) 03:27
18 Act II Scene 1: Air: Up the dreadful steep ascending (Hamor) 04:44
19 Act II Scene 1: Recitative: Tis well. Haste, haste, ye maidens (Iphis) 05:36
20 Act II Scene 2: Recitative: Heav'n smiles once more (Jephtha) 00:41
21 Act II Scene 2: Air: His mighty arm (Jephtha) 05:40
22 Act II Scene 2: In glory high (Chorus) 02:58
     
     
     
1 Act II Scene 3: Symphony 01:32
2 Act II Scene 3: Air: Welcome, as the cheerful light (Iphis) - Welcome thou, whose deeds conspire (Chorus) 04:00
3 Act II Scene 3: Air: Open thy marble jaws, O tomb (Jephtha) 06:21
4 Act II Scene 3: Recitative: Why is my brother thus afflicted? (Zebul, Jephtha) 01:31
5 Act II Scene 3: Accompanied: First perish thou (Storge) - Air: Let other creatures (Storge) 02:42
6 Act II Scene 3: Recitative: If such thy cruel purpose (Hamor) 02:04
7 Act II Scene 3: Quartet: O spare your daughter! (Storge, Hamor, Jephtha, Zebul) 03:58
8 Act II Scene 4: Recitative: Such news flies swift (Iphis) 01:38
9 Act II Scene 4: Air: Happy they! This vital breath (Iphis) 04:41
10 Act II Scene 4: Accompanied: Deeper, and deeper (Jephtha) 04:41
11 Act II Scene 4: How dark, O Lord, are thy decrees! (Chorus) 09:18
12 Act III Scene 1: Air: Hide thou thy hated beams (Jephtha) 02:51
13 Act III Scene 1: Air: Waft her, angels (Jephtha) 04:17
14 Act III Scene 1: Accompanied: Ye sacred priests (Iphis) 06:48
15 Act III Scene 1: Doubtful fear and reverend awe (Chorus) 04:11
16 Act III Scene 1: Symphony 02:00
17 Act III Scene 1: Recitative: Rise, Jephtha (Angel) 06:11
18 Act III Scene 1: Arioso: For ever blessed be (Jephtha) 01:39
19 Act III Scene 1: Theme sublime (Chorus) 03:31
20 Act III Scene 2: Recitative: Let me congratulate (Zebul) 02:05
21 Act III Scene 2: Recitative: O let me fold thee (Storge) 02:04
22 Act III Scene 2: Recitative: With transport, Iphis (Hamor) 00:49
23 Act III Scene 2: Duet: All that is in Hamor mine (Iphis, Harmor) - Quintet: Joy's triumphant crown thy days (Iphis, Hamor, Storge, Jephtha, Zebul, Chorus) - Amen 07:32
 Kirsten Blaise Soloist
 Annelie Sophie Müller Soloist
     
 Jürgen Budday Conductor