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Messiah HWV 56
Part One
A1 1. Sinfonia (Grave - Allegro Moderato) 3:22
A2 2. Accompagnato (Tenor): Comfort Ye My People 3:26
A3 3. Air (Tenor): Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Exalted 3:32
A4 4. Chorus: And The Glory Of The Lord Shall Be Revealed 2:51
A5 5. Accompagnato (Bass): Thus Saith The Lord Of Hosts 1:36
A6 6. Air (Alto): But Who May Abide The Day Of His Coming 4:45
A7 7. Chorus: And He Shall Purify 2:25
A8 8. Recitative (Contralto): Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive 0:30
A9 9. Air (Contralto) And Chorus: O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings 5:30
B1 10. Accompagnato (Bass): For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover 3:03
B2 11. Air (Bass): The People That Walked In Darkness 3:56
B3 12. Chorus: For Unto Us A Child Is Born 4:04
B4 13. Pifa (Pastoral Symphony) 1:11
B5 14. Recitative (Soprano): There Were Shepherds Abiding In The Field. Accompagnato (Soprano): And Io, The Angel Of The Lord 0:38
B6 15. Recitative (Soprano): And The Angel Said Unto Them 0:37
B7 16. Accompagnato (Soprano): And Suddenly There Was With The Angel 0:18
B8 17. Chorus: Glory To God In The Highest 1:58
B9 18. Air (Soprano): Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter Of Zion 4:48
C1 19. Recitative (Contralto): Then Shall The Eyes Of The Blind 0:21
C2 20. Air (Contralto & Soprano): He Shall Feed His Flock 6:09
C3 21. Chorus: His Yoke Is Easy, His Burthen Is Light 2:17
Part Two
C4 22. Chorus: Behold The Lamb Of God 3:17
C5 23. Air (Contralto): He Was Despised 13:16
D1 24. Chorus: Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs 2:28
D2 25. Chorus: And With His Stripes We Are Healed 1:53
D3 26. Chorus: All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray 3:54
D4 27. Accompagnato (Tenor): All They That See Him 0:47
D5 28. Chorus: He Trusted In God 2:33
D6 29. Accompagnato (Tenor): Thy Rebuke Hath Broken His Heart 1:50
D7 30. Arioso (Tenor): Behold, And See If There Be Any Sorrow 2:00
D8 31. Accompagnato (Soprano): He Was Cut Off Out Of The Land 0:15
D9 32. Air (Soprano): But Thou Didst Not Leave His Soul 2:09
D10 33. Chorus: Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates 3:05
D11 34. Recitative (Tenor). Unto Which Of The Angels 0:12
D12 35. Chorus: Let All The Angels Of God Worship Him 1:30
D13 36. Air (Alto): Thou Art Gone Up On High 3:11
E1 37. Chorus: The Lord Gave The World 1:05
E2 38. Air (Soprano): How Beautiful Are The Feet 2:37
E3 39. Chorus: Their Sound Is Gone Out 1:23
E4 40. Air (Bass): Why Do The Nations So Furiously Rage 2:56
E5 41. Chorus: Let Us Break Their Bonds Assunder 1:48
E6 42. Recitative (Tenor): He That Dwelleth In Heaven 0:11
E7 43. Air (Tenor): Thou Shalt Break Them 2:06
E8 44. Chorus: Hallelujah 3:57
Part Three
E9 45. Air (Soprano): I Know That My Redeemer Liveth 6:42
D1 46. Chorus: Since By Man Came Death 2:20
D2 47. Recitative (Bass): Behold, I Tell You A Mystery 0:32
D3 48. Air (Bass): The Trumpet Shall Sound 8:59
D4 49. Recitative (Alto): Then Shall Be Brought To Pass 0:17
D5 50. Duet (Alto & Tenor): O Death, Where Is Thy Sting? 1:03
D6 51. Chorus: But Thanks Be To God 2:13
D7 52. Air (Contralto): If God Be For Us 4:41
D8 53. Chorus: Worthy Is The Lamb That Was Slain - Amen 7:31

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℗ 1988 Polydor International GmbH, Hamburg

Recording: London, Abbey Road Studios 1/1988

Cover: Painting by Fra Angelico (Detail), Church of San Dommenica, Fiesole, Italy

75 page booklet with English, German, French and Italian notes and libretto

Printed in West Germany by Münstermann-Druck Hanover

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  • Barcode: 028942363014

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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 And Choir, Trevor Pinnock George Frideric Handel*, Arleen Auger, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, John Tomlinson (2), The English Concert And Choir, Trevor Pinnock - Messiah(2xCD, Album) Archiv Produktion 423 630-2 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
427 664-2 George Frideric Handel*, Arleen Auger, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, John Tomlinson (2), The English Concert And Choir, Trevor Pinnock George Frideric Handel*, Arleen Auger, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, John Tomlinson (2), The English Concert And Choir, Trevor Pinnock - Messiah Hwv 56 - Arias And Choruses(CD, Album) Archiv Produktion 427 664-2 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
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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 And Choir, Trevor Pinnock George Frideric Handel*, Arleen Auger, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, John Tomlinson (2), The English Concert And Choir, Trevor Pinnock - Messiah(2xCD, Album, Club) Archiv Produktion 423 630-2 US 1988 Sell This Version

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