Tracklist

Messiah HWV 56
Part One
1. Sinfonia (Grave - Allegro Moderato) 3:22
2. Accompagnato (Tenor): Comfort Ye My People 3:26
3. Air (Tenor): Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Exalted 3:32
4. Chorus: And The Glory Of The Lord Shall Be Revealed 2:51
5. Accompagnato (Bass): Thus Saith The Lord Of Hosts 1:36
6. Air (Alto): But Who May Abide The Day Of His Coming 4:45
7. Chorus: And He Shall Purify 2:25
8. Recitative (Contralto): Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive 0:30
9. Air (Contralto) And Chorus: O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings 5:30
10. Accompagnato (Bass): For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover 3:03
11. Air (Bass): The People That Walked In Darkness 3:56
12. Chorus: For Unto Us A Child Is Born 4:04
13. Pifa (Pastoral Symphony) 1:11
14. Recitative (Soprano): There Were Shepherds Abiding In The Field. Accompagnato (Soprano): And Io, The Angel Of The Lord 0:38
15. Recitative (Soprano): And The Angel Said Unto Them 0:37
16. Accompagnato (Soprano): And Suddenly There Was With The Angel 0:18
17. Chorus: Glory To God In The Highest 1:58
18. Air (Soprano): Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter Of Zion 4:48
19. Recitative (Contralto): Then Shall The Eyes Of The Blind 0:21
20. Air (Contralto & Soprano): He Shall Feed His Flock 6:09
21. Chorus: His Yoke Is Easy, His Burthen Is Light 2:17
Part Two
22. Chorus: Behold The Lamb Of God 3:17
23. Air (Contralto): He Was Despised 13:16
24. Chorus: Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs 2:28
25. Chorus: And With His Stripes We Are Healed 1:53
26. Chorus: All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray 3:54
27. Accompagnato (Tenor): All They That See Him 0:47
28. Chorus: He Trusted In God 2:33
29. Accompagnato (Tenor): Thy Rebuke Hath Broken His Heart 1:50
30. Arioso (Tenor): Behold, And See If There Be Any Sorrow 2:00
31. Accompagnato (Soprano): He Was Cut Off Out Of The Land 0:15
32. Air (Soprano): But Thou Didst Not Leave His Soul 2:09
33. Chorus: Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates 3:05
34. Recitative (Tenor). Unto Which Of The Angels 0:12
35. Chorus: Let All The Angels Of God Worship Him 1:30
36. Air (Alto): Thou Art Gone Up On High 3:11
37. Chorus: The Lord Gave The World 1:05
38. Air (Soprano): How Beautiful Are The Feet 2:37
39. Chorus: Their Sound Is Gone Out 1:23
40. Air (Bass): Why Do The Nations So Furiously Rage 2:56
41. Chorus: Let Us Break Their Bonds Assunder 1:48
42. Recitative (Tenor): He That Dwelleth In Heaven 0:11
43. Air (Tenor): Thou Shalt Break Them 2:06
44. Chorus: Hallelujah 3:57
Part Three
45. Air (Soprano): I Know That My Redeemer Liveth 6:42
46. Chorus: Since By Man Came Death 2:20
47. Recitative (Bass): Behold, I Tell You A Mystery 0:32
48. Air (Bass): The Trumpet Shall Sound 8:59
49. Recitative (Alto): Then Shall Be Brought To Pass 0:17
50. Duet (Alto & Tenor): O Death, Where Is Thy Sting? 1:03
51. Chorus: But Thanks Be To God 2:13
52. Air (Contralto): If God Be For Us 4:41
53. Chorus: Worthy Is The Lamb That Was Slain - Amen 7:31

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423 630-2 George Frideric Handel*, Arleen Auger, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, John Tomlinson (2), The English Concert* & Choir* / Trevor Pinnock George Frideric Handel*, Arleen Auger, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, John Tomlinson (2), The English Concert* & Choir* / Trevor Pinnock - Messiah(2xCD, Album) Archiv Produktion 423 630-2 Europe 1988 Sell This Version
423 630-2 George Frideric Handel*, Arleen Auger, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, John Tomlinson (2), The English Concert* & Choir*, Trevor Pinnock George Frideric Handel*, Arleen Auger, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, John Tomlinson (2), The English Concert* & Choir*, Trevor Pinnock - Messiah(2xCD, Album) Archiv Produktion 423 630-2 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
423 630-2 George Frideric Handel*, Arleen Auger, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, John Tomlinson (2), The English Concert* & Choir*, Trevor Pinnock George Frideric Handel*, Arleen Auger, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, John Tomlinson (2), The English Concert* & Choir*, Trevor Pinnock - Messiah(2xCD, Album, Club) Archiv Produktion 423 630-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
423 630-1 George Frideric Handel*, Arleen Auger, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, John Tomlinson (2) - The English Concert* & Choir*, Trevor Pinnock George Frideric Handel*, Arleen Auger, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, John Tomlinson (2) - The English Concert* & Choir*, Trevor Pinnock - Messiah(3xLP, Album) Archiv Produktion 423 630-1 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
524735W George Frideric Handel*Arleen Auger, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, John Tomlinson (2) / The English Concert* & Choir*, Trevor Pinnock George Frideric Handel*Arleen Auger, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, John Tomlinson (2) / The English Concert* & Choir*, Trevor Pinnock - Messiah(2xCD, Album) Musical Heritage Society 524735W US 1997 Sell This Version
00289 477 5904 George Frideric Handel* - Arleen Auger · Anne Sofie Von Otter · Michael Chance · Howard Crook · John Tomlinson (2) · The English Concert* & Choir* · Trevor Pinnock George Frideric Handel* - Arleen Auger · Anne Sofie Von Otter · Michael Chance · Howard Crook · John Tomlinson (2) · The English Concert* & Choir* · Trevor Pinnock - Messiah(2xCD, Album, RE, RM) Archiv Produktion 00289 477 5904 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
423 630-2 George Frideric Handel* - Arleen Auger · Anne Sofie Von Otter · Michael Chance · Howard Crook · John Tomlinson (2) · The English Concert* & Choir* · Trevor Pinnock George Frideric Handel* - Arleen Auger · Anne Sofie Von Otter · Michael Chance · Howard Crook · John Tomlinson (2) · The English Concert* & Choir* · Trevor Pinnock - Messiah(2xCD, Album, RE) Archiv Produktion 423 630-2 US Unknown Sell This Version

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