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Die großen Händel-Oratorien (Limited Edition)

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Musik: Georg Friedrich Händel, Keine Altersangabe, 152 x 137 x 132mm
Die großen Händel-Oratorien (Limited Edition)

Dieses 41CD-Set präsentiert in einer streng limitierten Edition die 16 größten Oratorien von Georg Friedrich Händel in meisterhaften Einspielungen von den Größen der historischen Aufführungspraxis
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Die großen Händel-Oratorien (Limited Edition) Dieses 41CD-Set präsentiert in einer streng limitierten Edition die 16 größten Oratorien von Georg Friedrich Händel in meisterhaften Einspielungen von den Größen der historischen Aufführungspraxis unserer Zeit. Dirigenten wie John Eliot Gardiner, Trevor Pinnock, Christopher Hogwood, Marc Minkowski oder Harry Christophers dirigieren Ensembles wie The English Baroque Soloists, Les Musiciens du Louvre, das English Chamber Orchestra oder den Monteverdi Choir. Mit Solisten wie Andreas Scholl, Anne Sofie von Otter, Derek Lee Ragin, Marilyn Horn, Inger Dam-Jensen oder Michael Chance. Ein extensives 100-seitiges Booklet inkludiert Photographien der Aufnahme-Sessions, detailliertes Tracklisting sowie einen neuen Aufsatz von Lindsay Kemp über das musikalische Genie hinter dem Messias. Meisterwerke die die nachfolgende Generation von Komponisten, Haydn, Mozart und Mendelssohn begeisterten und beeinflussten. "Händel war der größte Komponist, der je gelebt hat." Beethoven
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Disk 1

  • 01 Sonate (Parte Prima)
  • 01 La Resurrezione 1708, HWV 47 (Original Version)
  • 02 Aria: "Disserratevi, o porte d'Averno" Angelo (Parte Prima)
  • 03 Recitativo accompagnato: "Qual'insolita luce" Lucifero (Parte Prima)
  • 04 Recitativo accompagnato: "Ma, che veggio?" Lucifero, Angelo (Parte Prima)
  • 05 Aria: "D'amor fu consiglio" Angelo (Parte Prima)
  • 06 Aria: "O voi, dell'Erebo" Lucifero (Parte Prima)
  • 07 Recitativo accompagnato: "Notte, notte funesta" Maddalena (Parte Prima)
  • 08 Aria: "Piangete, s, piangete" Cleofe (Parte Prima)
  • 09 Aria: "Dolci chiodi, amate spine" Maddalena, Cleofe (Parte Prima)
  • 10 Aria: "Quando s parto dell'affetto" S. Giovanni (Parte Prima)
  • 11 Aria: "Naufragando va per l'onde" Cleofe (Parte Prima)
  • 12 Aria: "Cos la tortorella" S. Giovanni (Parte Prima)
  • 13 Aria: "Ho un non so che nel cor" Maddalena (Parte Prima)
  • 14 Coro: "Il Nume vincitor" Angelo, Coro di Angeli (Parte Prima)

Disk 2

  • 01 Introduction (Parte Seconda)
  • 01 La Resurrezione 1708, HWV 47 (Original Version)
  • 02 Aria: "Ecco il sol, ch'esce dal mar" S. Giovanni (Parte Seconda)
  • 03 Aria: "Risorga il mondo" Angelo (Parte Seconda)
  • 04 Recitativo accompagnato: "Di rabbia indarno freme" Angelo (Parte Seconda)
  • 05 Aria: "Per celare il nuovo scorno" Lucifero (Parte Seconda)
  • 06 Aria: "Impedirlo io sapr." Lucifero, Angelo (Parte Seconda)
  • 07 Aria: "Per me gi... di morire" Maddalena (Parte Seconda)
  • 08 Aria: "Vedo il Ciel che pi- sereno" Cleofe (Parte Seconda)
  • 09 Aria: "Se per colpa di donna infelice" Angelo (Parte Seconda)
  • 10 Aria: "Del ciglio dolente" Maddalena (Parte Seconda)
  • 11 Aria: "Augelletti, ruscelletti" Cleofe (Parte Seconda)
  • 12 Aria: "Caro Figlio!" S. Giovanni (Parte Seconda)
  • 13 Aria: "Se impassibile, immortale" Maddalena (Parte Seconda)
  • 14 Coro: "Diasi lode in Cielo, in terra" (Parte Seconda)

Disk 3

  • 01 Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
  • 01 Sinfonia (First Version)
  • 02 Oh, the pleasure of the plains (First Version)
  • 03 Ye verdant plains (First Version)
  • 04 Hush, ye pretty warbling quire (First Version)
  • 05 Where shall I seek the charming fair (First Version)
  • 06 Stay, shepherd, stay (First Version)
  • 07 Shepherd, what art thou pursuing (First Version)
  • 08 Lo! here my love (First Version)
  • 09 Love in her eyes sits playing (First Version)
  • 10 Oh! didst thou know (First Version)
  • 11 As when the dove laments her love (First Version)
  • 12 Happy we (First Version)

Disk 4

  • 02 I rage, I melt, I burn (First Version)
  • 03 O ruddier than the cherry (First Version)
  • 04 Whither, fairest, art thou running (First Version)
  • 05 Cease to beauty to be suing (First Version)
  • 06 Would you gain the tender creature (First Version)
  • 07 His hideous love (First Version)
  • 08 Love sounds th'alarm (First Version)
  • 09 Consider, fond shepherd (First Version)
  • 11 The flocks shall leave the mountains (First Version)
  • 12 Help, Galatea (First Version)
  • 13 Mourn, all ye Muses (First Version)
  • 14 Must I my Acis still bemoan (First Version)
  • 15 'Tis done (First Version)
  • 16 Heart, the seat of soft delight (First Version)
  • 17 Galatea, dry thy tears (First Version)

Disk 5

  • 01 Esther (Original Version)
  • 01 Ouverture...Recit "Tis greater far to spare" (Scene 1)
  • 02 "Pluck root and branch from out the land" (Scene 1)
  • 03 "Shall we the God of Israel fear?" (Scene 1)
  • 04 "Tune your harps to cheerful strains" (Scene 2)
  • 05 "Shall we of servitude complain" (Scene 2)
  • 06 "Praise the Lord with cheerful noise" (Scene 2)
  • 07 "Sing songs of praise, bow down the knee" (Scene 2)
  • 08 "Ye sons of Israel mourn" (Scene 3)
  • 09 "O Jordan, Jordan, sacred tide" (Scene 3)
  • 10 "Dread not, righteous Queen, the danger (Scene 4)
  • 11 "Tears assist me, pity moving" (Scene 4)
  • 12 "Save us, O Lord" (Scene 4)

Disk 6

  • 01 "Who dares intrude into our presence" (Scene 5)
  • 01 Esther (Original Version)
  • 02 "Who calls my parting soul from death?" (Scene 5)
  • 03 "O beauteous Queen"...Recit:"If I find favour" (Scene 5)
  • 04 "How can I stay when love invites" (Scene 5)
  • 05 "Virtue, truth and innocence" (Scene 5)
  • 06 "Jehovah, crown'd with glory bright" (Scene 5)
  • 07 "Turn not, O Queen, thy face away" (Scene 6)
  • 08 "Flatt'ring tongue, no more I hear thee!" (Scene 6)
  • 09 "How art thou fall'n from thy height!" (Scene 6)
  • 10 "The Lord our enemy has slain" (Scene 6)

Disk 7

  • 01 Athalia (Original Version)
  • 01 Sinfonia (Act 1)
  • 02 "Blooming virgins, spotless train" (Act 1)
  • 03 "The rising world Jehovah crown'd" (Act 1)
  • 04 "Tyrants would in impious throngs" (Act 1)
  • 05 "When he is in his wrath reveal'd" (Act 1)
  • 06 "Your sacred songs awhile forbear" (Act 1)
  • 07 "What scenes of horror round me rise!" (Act 1)
  • 08 "The gods, who chosen blessings shed" (Act 1)
  • 09 "Cheer her, O Baal" (Act 1)
  • 10 "Gentle airs, melodious strains!" (Act 1)
  • 11 "Softest sounds no more can ease me" (Act 1)
  • 12 "The traitor if you there descry...My Josabeth!" (Act 1)
  • 13 "Faithful cares in vain extended" (Act 1)
  • 14 "Gloomy tyrants, we disdain" (Act 1)

Disk 8

  • 01 "The mighty pow'r" (Act 2)
  • 01 Athalia (Original Version)
  • 02 "Through the land so lovely blooming" (Act 2)
  • 03 "Ah, canst thou but prove me!" (Act 2)
  • 04 "Will God, whose mercies ever flow" (Act 2)
  • 05 "My vengeance awakes me" (Act 2)
  • 06 "My spirits fail, I faint, I die!" (Act 2)
  • 07 "Cease thy anguish, smile once more" (Act 2)
  • 08 "The clouded scene begins to clear" (Act 2)
  • 09 "What sacred horrors shake my breast!" (Act 3)
  • 10 "Unfold, great seer, what heav'n imparts" (Act 3)
  • 11 "Let harmony breathe soft around" (Act 3)
  • 12 "With firm united hearts" (Act 3)
  • 13 "Soothing tyrant, falsely smiling" (Act 3)
  • 14 "Around let acclamations ring" (Act 3)
  • 15 "Oppression, no longer I dread thee" (Act 3)
  • 16 "Hark! His thunders round me roll" (Act 3)
  • 17 "To darkness eternal" (Act 3)
  • 18 "Now, Josabeth, thy fears are o'er!" (Act 3)
  • 19 "Give glory to his awful name" (Act 3)

Disk 9

  • 01 Alexander's Feast (original version)
  • 01 Overture (Part 1)
  • 02 "T'was at the royal feast" (Part 1)
  • 03 "Happy, happy, happy pair!" (Part 1)
  • 04 "Timotheus placed on high" (Part 1)
  • 05 "The song began from Jove" (Part 1)
  • 06 "The listening crowd admired the lofty sound" (Part 1)
  • 07 "With ravish'd ears" (Part 1)
  • 08 "The praise of Bacchus then" (Part 1)
  • 09 "Bacchus, ever fair and young" (Part 1)
  • 10 "Soothed with the sound, the king grew vain" (Part 1)
  • 11 "He chose a mournful Muse" (Part 1)
  • 12 "He sung Darius, great and good" (Part 1)
  • 13 "With downcast looks the joyless victor sate" (Part 1)
  • 14 "Behold Darius great and good" (Part 1)
  • 15 "The mighty master smiled to see" (Part 1)
  • 16 "Softly sweet in Lydian measures" (Part 1)
  • 17 "War, he sung, is toil and trouble" (Part 1)
  • 18 "The many rend the skies with loud applause" (Part 1)
  • 19 "The prince, unable to conceal his pain" (Part 1)
  • 20 "The many rend the skies with loud applause" (Part 1)

Disk 10

  • 01 Concerto grosso in C, HWV 318 "Alexander's Feast"
  • 01 1. Allegro (Original Version)
  • 02 2. Largo - Adagio (Original Version)
  • 03 3. Allegro - Adagio (Original Version)
  • 04 4. Andante non presto (Original Version)
  • 05 "Now strike the golden lyre again" - "Break his bond" "Hark, hark! The horrid sound" (Part 2)
  • 05 Alexander's Feast (original version)
  • 06 "Revenge, revenge, Timotheus cries" - "Behold, a ghastly band" (Part 2)
  • 07 "Give the vengeance due" (Part 2)
  • 08 "The princes applaud with a furious joy" (Part 2)
  • 09 "Tha
  • 10 "Thus, long ago" (Part 2)
  • 11 "At last divine Cecilia came" (Part 2)
  • 12 "Your voices tune, and raise them high" (Part 2)
  • 13 "Let's imitate her notes above!" (Part 2)
  • 14 "Let old Timotheus yield the prize" (Part 2)
  • 15 "Let old Timotheus yield the prize" (Part 2)

Disk 11

  • 01 Saul, HWV 53 (revised by John Eliot Gardiner & Anthony Hicks)
  • 01 Allegro (Symphony)
  • 02 Larghetto (Symphony)
  • 03 Allegro (Symphony)
  • 04 Andante larghetto (Symphony)
  • 05 "How excellent thy Name, O Lord" (Act 1)
  • 06 "An Infant rais'd by thy Command...Along the Monster Atheist strode" (Act 1)
  • 07 "The Youth inspir'd by Thee, O Lord" (Act 1)
  • 08 "How excellent thy Name, O Lord" (Act 1)
  • 09 "He comes... O Godlike Youth!" (Act 1)
  • 10 "Behold, O King, the brave victorious Youth" (Act 1)
  • 11 "O King, your Favours with Delight I take...O early Piety!" (Act 1)
  • 12 "What abject Thoughts a Prince can have...Yet think, on whom this Honour you bestow" (Act 1)
  • 13 "Birth and Fortune I despise!" (Act 1)
  • 14 "Go on, illustrious Pair!...While yet thy Tide of Blood runs high" (Act 1)
  • 15 "Thou, Merab, first in Birth... My Soul rejects the Thought...See, see with what a scornful Air...Ah! Lovely Youth!")
  • 16 Symphony...Already see...Welcome, welcome mighty King!" (Act 1)
  • 17 "What do I hear?...David his Ten Thousands slew...To him Ten thousands!" (Act 1)
  • 18 "With Rage I shall burst his Praises to hear!" (Act 1)
  • 19 "Imprudent Women!" (Act 1)
  • 20 28. Air: Fell Rage and black Despair possessed (Act 1)
  • 21 29. Recitative: This but the smallest Part of Harmony 30. Accompagnato: By thee this Universal Frame (Act 1)
  • 22 31. Recitative: Rack'd with Infernal Pains (Act 1)
  • 23 32. Air: O Lord, whose Mercies - 33. Symphony (Act 1)
  • 24 34: Recitative: 'Tis all in vain - 35. Air: A Serpent in my Bosom warm'd - 36. Recitative: Has he escaped my Rage? (Act)
  • 25 37. Air: Capricious Man (Act 1)
  • 26 38. Accompagnato: O Filial Piety! (Act 1)
  • 27 39. Air: No, no cruel Father, no (Act 1)
  • 28 40. Air: O Lord, whose Providence Ever wakes for their Defence (Act 1)
  • 29 41. Chorus: Preserve him for the Glory of thy Name (Act 1)
  • 30 Audience Applause Act 1 (Live in Göttingen / 1989)

Disk 12

  • 01 Saul, HWV 53 (revised by John Eliot Gardiner & Anthony Hicks)
  • 01 42. Chorus: Envy! Eldestborn of Hell! (Act 2)
  • 02 43. Recitative: Ah! dearest Friend (Act 2)
  • 03 44. Air: But sooner Jordan's Stream, I swear (Act 2)
  • 04 45. Recitative: O strange Vicissitude! (Act 2)
  • 05 46. Air: Such haughty Beauties (Act 2)
  • 06 47. Recitative: My Father comes - 48. Recitative: Hast thou obey'd my Orders (Act 2)
  • 07 49. Air: Sin not, o King, against the Youth (Act 2)
  • 08 50. Air: As great Jehovah lives (Act 2)
  • 09 51. Air: From Cities storm'd, and Battles won (Act 2)
  • 10 52. Recitative: Appear, my Friend (Act 2)
  • 11 53. Air: Your Words, O King - 54. Recitative: Yes he shall wed my Daughter! (Act 2)
  • 12 55. Recitative: A Father's Will (Act 2)
  • 13 56. Duet: O Fairest of ten thousand Fair - 57. Chorus: Is there a Man (Act 2)
  • 14 58. Symphony (Act 2)
  • 15 59. Recitative: Thy Father is as cruel (Act 2)
  • 16 60. Duet: At Persecution I can laugh (Act 2)
  • 17 61. Recitative: Whom dost thou seek? (Act 2)
  • 18 62. Air: No, no, let the Guilty tremble (Act 2)
  • 19 63. Recitative: Mean as he was (Act 2)
  • 20 64. Air: Author of Peace (Act 2)
  • 21 65. Symphony (Act 2)
  • 22 66. Accompagnato: The Time at length is come - 67. Recitative: Where is the Son of Jesse (Act 2)
  • 23 68. Chorus: O fatal Consequence of Rage (Act 2)

Disk 13

  • 01 Saul, HWV 53 (revised by John Eliot Gardiner & Anthony Hicks)
  • 01 69. Accompagnato: Wretch that I am - 70. Accompagnato: 'Tis said, here lives a Woman - 71. Recitative: With me what)
  • 02 72. Air: Infernal Spirits (Act 3)
  • 03 73. Accompagnato: Why hast thou forc'd me from the Realms of Peace (Act 3)
  • 04 74. Symphony (Act 3)
  • 05 75. Recitative: Whence comest thou? - 76. Air: Impious Wretch, of Race accurst (Act 3)
  • 06 77. March (Act 3)
  • 07 78. Chorus: Mourn Israel (Act 3)
  • 08 79. Air: O let it not in Gath be heard (Act 3)
  • 09 80. Air: From this unhappy Day (Act 3)
  • 10 81. Air: Brave Jonathan his Bow ne'er drew (Act 3)
  • 11 82. Chorus: Eagles were not so swift as they (Act 3)
  • 12 83. Air: In sweetest Harmony (Act 3)
  • 13 84. Solo and Chorus: O fatal Day (Act 3)
  • 14 85. Recitative: Ye Men of Judah, weep no more (Act 3)
  • 15 86. Chorus: Gird on thy Sword (Act 3)
  • 16 Audience Applause Act 3 (Live in Göttingen / 1989)

Disk 14

  • 01 Overture (Original Version)
  • 01 Israel In Egypt, HWV 54
  • 02 Israel In Egypt, HWV 54 (Original Version)
  • 02 Rec.:"Now there arose a new King" - Chorus: "And the children of Israel" (Part 1: Exodus)
  • 03 Rec.:"Then sent He Moses" - Chorus: "They loathed to drink" (Part 1: Exodus)
  • 04 No.5 Air: "Their land brought forth frogs" (Part 1: Exodus)
  • 05 No.6 Chorus: "He spake the word" (Part 1: Exodus)
  • 06 No.7 Chorus: "He gave them hailstones" (Part 1: Exodus)
  • 07 No.8 Chorus: "He sent a thick darkness" (Part 1: Exodus)
  • 08 No.9 Chorus: "He smote all the first-born" (Part 1: Exodus)
  • 09 No.10 Chorus: "But as for his people" (Part 1: Exodus)
  • 10 No.11 Chorus: "Egypt was glad when they departed" (Part 1: Exodus)
  • 11 No.12 Chorus: "He rebuked the Red Sea" (Part 1: Exodus)
  • 12 No.13 Chorus: "And Israel saw that great work" (Part 1: Exodus)

Disk 15

  • 01 No.14 Introitus Chorus: "Moses and the children of Israel (Part 2: Moses' Song)
  • 01 Israel In Egypt, HWV 54 (Original Version)
  • 02 No.15 Duet: "The Lord is my strength" (Part 2: Moses' Song)
  • 03 No.16 Chorus: "He is my God" (Part 2: Moses' Song)
  • 04 No.17 Duet: "The Lord is a man of war" (Part 2: Moses' Song)
  • 05 No.18 Chorus: "The depths have covered them" (Part 2: Moses' Song)
  • 06 No.19 Chorus: "Thy right hand, o Lord" (Part 2: Moses' Song)
  • 07 No.20 Chorus: "And with the blast of thy nostrils" (Part 2: Moses' Song)
  • 08 No.21 Air: "The enemy said: I will pursue" (Part 2: Moses' Song)
  • 09 No.22 Air: "Thou didst blow with the wind" (Part 2: Moses' Song)
  • 10 No.23 Chorus: "Who is like unto thee" (Part 2: Moses' Song)
  • 11 No.24 Duet: "Thou in thy mercy" (Part 2: Moses' Song)
  • 12 No.25 Chorus: The people shall hear and be afraid" (Part 2: Moses' Song)
  • 13 No.26 Air: "Thou shalt bring them" (Part 2: Moses' Song)
  • 14 Chorus:"The Lord shall reign" - Rec.: "For the horse" - Chorus - Rec.: "And Miriam" - Chorus: "Sing ye to the Lord")
  • 15 Zadok the Priest Coronation Anthem No.1, HWV 258
  • 15 Original Version
  • 16 The King shall rejoice Coronation Anthem No.3, HWV 260
  • 16 Original Version

Disk 16

  • 01 Symphony (Pt. 1)
  • 01 Messiah, HWV 56 (Original Version)
  • 02 "Comfort ye, My people" (Pt. 1)
  • 03 "Ev'ry Valley shall be exalted" (Pt. 1)
  • 04 "And The Glory Of The Lord" (Pt. 1)
  • 05 "Thus saith the Lord" (Pt. 1)
  • 06 "But who may abide the day of his coming" (Pt. 1)
  • 07 "And He Shall Purify The Sons Of Levi" (Pt. 1)
  • 08 "Behold, a virgin shall conceive" (Pt. 1)
  • 09 "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion" (Pt. 1)
  • 10 "For behold, darkness shall cover" (Pt. 1)
  • 11 "The people that walked in darkness" (Pt. 1)
  • 12 "For Unto Us A Child Is Born" (Pt. 1)
  • 13 Pifa Pastoral Symphony (Pt. 1)
  • 14 "There were shepherds ...And suddenly there" (Pt. 1)
  • 15 "Glory to God in the highest" (Pt. 1)
  • 16 "Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter Of Zion" (Pt. 1)
  • 17 "Then shall the eyes of the blind" (Pt. 1)
  • 18 " He shall feed his flock" (Pt. 1)
  • 19 "His Yoke Is Easy" (Pt. 1)
  • 20 "Behold The Lamb Of God" (Pt. 2)
  • 21 "He Was Despised" (Pt. 2)

Disk 17

  • 01 Messiah, HWV 56 (Original Version)
  • 01 "Surely He hath borne our griefs" (Pt. 2)
  • 02 "And with His stripes we are healed" (Pt. 2)
  • 03 "All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray" (Pt. 2)
  • 04 "All they that see Him" (Pt. 2)
  • 05 "He trusted in God" (Pt. 2)
  • 06 "Thy rebuke hath broken His heart" (Pt. 2)
  • 07 "Behold and see" (Pt. 2)
  • 08 "He was cut off" (Pt. 2)
  • 09 "But Thou Didst Not Leave His Soul In Hell" (Pt. 2)
  • 10 "Lift Up Your Heads" (Pt. 2)
  • 11 "Unto which of the angels" (Pt. 2)
  • 12 "Let all the angels of God" (Pt. 2)
  • 13 "Thou Art Gone Up On High" (Pt. 2)
  • 14 "The Lord Gave The Word" (Pt. 2)
  • 15 "How Beautiful Are The Feet" (Pt. 2)
  • 16 "Their Sound Is Gone Out" (Pt. 2)
  • 17 "Why do the nations so furiously rage together?" (Pt. 2)
  • 18 "Let us break their bonds asunder" (Pt. 2)
  • 19 "He that dwelleth in heaven" (Pt. 2)
  • 20 "Thou shalt break them" (Pt. 2)
  • 21 "Hallelujah" (Pt. 2)
  • 22 "I Know That My Redeemer Liveth" (Pt. 3)
  • 23 "Since By Man Came Death" (Pt. 3)
  • 24 "Behold, I tell you a mystery" (Pt. 3)
  • 25 "The trumpet shall sound" (Pt. 3)
  • 26 "Then shall be brought to pass" (Pt. 3)
  • 27 "O death where is thy sting?" (Pt. 3)
  • 28 "But Thanks Be To God" (Pt. 3)
  • 29 "If God Be For Us" (Pt. 3)
  • 30 "Worthy is the Lamb... Amen" (Pt. 3)

Disk 18

  • 01 Samson, HWV 57 (Samson, HWV 57)
  • 01 Overture (Act 1)
  • 02 "This day, a solemn feast to Dagon held" (Act 1)
  • 03 "Awake the trumpet's lofty sound" (Act 1)
  • 04 "Ye men of Gaza" (Act 1)
  • 05 "Awake the trumpet's lofty sound" (Act 1)
  • 06 "Loud as the thunder's aweful voice" (Act 1)
  • 07 "Then free from sorrow" (Act 1)
  • 08 "Philistines awake the trumpet's lofty sound" (Act 1)
  • 09 "Why by an angel" (Act 1)
  • 10 "Torments alas!" (Act 1)
  • 11 "O change beyond report" (Act 1)
  • 12 "O mirror of our fickle state!" (Act 1)
  • 13 "Whom have I to complain" (Act 1)
  • 14 "Total eclipse!" (Act 1)
  • 15 "Since light so necessary is to life" (Act 1)
  • 16 "Oh first created beam!" (Act 1)
  • 17 "Ye see, my friends" (Act 1)
  • 18 "Brethren and men of Dan" (Act 1)
  • 19 "O miserable change" (Act 1)
  • 20 "O ever failing trust" (Act 1)
  • 21 "God of our fathers" (Act 1)
  • 22 "The good we wish for" (Act 1)
  • 23 "Thy glorious deeds" (Act 1)
  • 24 "Justly these evils" (Act 1)
  • 25 "My griefs for this" (Act 1)
  • 26 "Why does the God of Israel sleep?" (Act 1)
  • 27 "There lies our hope!" (Act 1)
  • 28 "Then shall they know" (Act 1)
  • 29 "For thee, my dearest son" (Act 1)
  • 30 "Then long eternity" (Act 1)
  • 31 "Then round about the starry throne" (Act 1)

Disk 19

  • 01 Samson, HWV 57 (Samson, HWV 57)
  • 01 "Despair not thus!" (Act 2)
  • 02 "Just are the ways of God to man" (Act 2)
  • 03 "My evils hopeless are!" (Act 2)
  • 04 "Return, oh God of hosts!" (Act 2)
  • 05 "But who is this" (Act 2)
  • 06 "With plaintive notes" (Act 2)
  • 07 "Alas! Th'event was worse than I foresaw" (Act 2)
  • 08 "Your charms to ruin led the way" (Act 2)
  • 09 "Forgive what's done" (Act 2)
  • 10 "My faith and truth" (Act 2)
  • 11 "To fleeting pleasures make your court" (Act 2)
  • 12 "Ne'er think of that!" (Act 2)
  • 13 "Traitor to love!" (Act 2)
  • 14 "It is not virtue, valour, wit" (Act 2)
  • 15 "Favour'd of heaven is he" (Act 2)
  • 16 "To man God's universal law" (Act 2)
  • 17 "No words of peace" (Act 2)
  • 18 "Honour and arms scorn such a foe" (Act 2)
  • 19 "Put on your arms" (Act 2)
  • 20 "My strength is from the living God" (Act 2)
  • 21 "With thee!" (Act 2)
  • 22 "Go, baffled coward, go" (Act 2)
  • 23 "Here lie the proof" (Act 2)
  • 24 "Hear, Jacob's God, Jehovah, hear!" (Act 2)
  • 25 "Dagon, arise!" (Act 2)
  • 26 "To song and dance we give the day" (Act 2)
  • 27 "To song and dance we give the day" Chorus (Act 2)
  • 28 "Fix'd in his everlasting seat" (Act 3)

Disk 20

  • 01 Samson, HWV 57 (Samson, HWV 57)
  • 01 "More trouble is behind" (Act 3)
  • 02 "Presuming slave, to move their wrath" (Act 3)
  • 03 "Reflect then, Samson" (Act 3)
  • 04 "With thunder arm'd great God, arise!" (Act 3)
  • 05 "Be of good courage" (Act 3)
  • 06 "Thus when the sun" (Act 3)
  • 07 "With might endued above the sons of men" (Act 3)
  • 08 "The Holy One of Israel" (Act 3)
  • 09 "Old Manoa, with youthful steps" (Act 3)
  • 10 "Great Dagon has subdued our foe" (Act 3)
  • 11 "What noise of joy was that?" (Act 3)
  • 12 "How willing my paternal love" (Act 3)
  • 13 "Your hopes of his deliv'ry seem not vain" (Act 3)
  • 14 "Noise call you this?" (Act 3)
  • 15 "Where shall I run" (Act 3)
  • 16 "Ye sons of Israel" (Act 3)
  • 17 "Proceed we hence to find his body" (Act 3)