Handel: Messiah [Highlights] - Anna Larsson (alto); Christine Schäfer (soprano); Gerald Finley (bass); Michael Schade (tenor);...
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  1. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Sinfonia: Grave - Allegro moderato
  2. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Comfort ye my people (Accompagnato)
  3. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (Air)
  4. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: And the glory of the Lord (Chorus)
  5. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: And He shall purify (Chorus)
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  1. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Sinfonia: Grave - Allegro moderato
  2. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Comfort ye my people (Accompagnato)
  3. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (Air)
  4. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: And the glory of the Lord (Chorus)
  5. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: And He shall purify (Chorus)
  6. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Air)
  7. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born (Chorus)
  8. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Pifa
  9. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Glory to God (Chorus)
  10. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion (Air)
  11. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: He shall feed His flock (Duet)
  12. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Behold the Lamb of God (Chorus)
  13. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Surely He hath borne our griefs (Chorus)
  14. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: All we like sheep have gone astray (Chorus)
  15. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Why do the nations so furiously rage together? (Bass)
  16. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah (Chorus)
  17. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Air)
  18. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: The trumpet shall sound (Air)
  19. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Worthy is the Lamb (Chorus)
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This album of highlights from George Frederick Handel's Messiah presents the best-known instrumentals, arias, and choruses from this hallowed work on 19 tracks, performed in Baroque period style by the Arnold Schoenberg Choir and Concentus Musicus Wien, led by the redoubtable Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Crisp rhythms, distinctive tone colors, and lean textures are in evidence throughout, and the luster of original instruments makes these selections feel light and transparent, as opposed to the thicker textures and flatter ...

Handel: Messiah [Highlights] 2009, DHM

UPC: 886974566427

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