GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
     
 Samson  
1 Symphony 4:10
2 Chorus: Awake the trumpet’s lofty sound! 2:17
3 Air: Ye men of Gaza, hither bring 3:41
4 Chorus: Awake the trumpet’s lofty sound 2:23
5 Air: Total eclipse! 4:32
6 Chorus: O first created beam 4:57
7 Accompagnato: The good we wish for, often prove our banes 4:52
8 Air: Why does the God of Israel 3:45
9 Accompagnato: My genial spirits droop, my hopes are flat 1:36
10 Air: Then long eternity shall greet your bliss 4:52
11 Chorus: Then round about the starry throne 4:39
12 Air: Return, oh God of hosts! 4:12
13 Chorus: To dust his glory they would tread 7:10
14 Air: With plaintive notes and am’rous moan 5:08
15 Air: Your charms to ruin led the way 4:11
16 Duet: My faith and truth, oh Samson, prove 4:42
17 Duet: Traitor to love! I’ll sue no more 4:14
18 Air: Honour and arms scorn such a foe 5:24
19 Recitative: Cam’st thou for this? 1:13
20 Duet: Go, baffled coward, go 3:11
21 Chorus: Hear Jacob’s God, Jehovah, hear! 4:29
22 Chorus: Fix in his everlasting seat 2:52
23 Recitative: More trouble is behind 1:53
24 Air: Presuming slave, to move their wrath 3:43
25 Chorus: With thunder arm’d great God, arise 5:07
26 Air: Thus when the sun from wat’ry bed 3:55
27 Accompagnato – Air – Chorus: With might endued above the sons of men 3:42
28 Air: How willing my paternal love – Symphony of horror and confusion 4:02
29 Chorus: Hear us, oh God, oh hear our cry 1:53
30 Air: Ye sons of Israel, now lament 2:38
31 Chorus: Weep, Israel, weep a louder strain 1:43
32 A Dead March 3:44
33 Chorus: Glorious hero, may thy grave 5:01
34 Air: Let the bright seraphim in burning row 6:31
35 Chorus: Let their celestial concerts all unite 3:06
     
 Jon Vickers Samson (tenor)
 Joan Carlyle Dalila (soprano)
 Lauris Elms Micah (contralto)
 Joan Sutherland Israelite Woman (soprano)
 David Kelly Harapha (bass)
 Joseph Rouleau Manoa (tenor)
 Raymond Leppard