George Frideric Handel* - Groningse Bachvereniging, Johan van der Meer (2) ‎– Israel In Egypt (A Sacred Oratorio)

2 × Vinyl, LP, Album


Israel In Egypt
Parte Prima - Exodus
A1 1. Tenore: Now There Arose A New King Over Egypt
A2 2. Alto, Chorus: And The Children Of Israel
A3 3. Tenore: Then Sent He Moses His Servant
A4 4. Chorus: They Loathed To Drink Of The River
A5 5. Alto: Their Land Brought Forth Frogs
A6 6. Chorus: He Spake The Word
A7 7. Chorus: He Gave Them Hailstones For Rain
A8 8. Chorus: He Sent A Thick Darkness Over All The Land
A9 9. Chorus: He Smote All The Firstborn Of Egypt
B1 10. Chorus: But As For His People
B2 11. Chorus: Egypt Was Glad When They Departed
B3 12. Chorus: He Rebuked The Red Sea
B4 13. Chorus: He Led Them Through The Deep
B5 14. Chorus: But The Waters Overwhelmed Their Enemies
B6 15. Chorus: And Israel Saw That Great Work
B7 16. Chorus: And Believed The Lord
Parte Seconda - Moses' Song
B8 17. Chorus: Moses, And The Children Of Israel
B9 18. Chorus: I Will Sing Unto The Lord
B10 19. Duo Soprani: The Lord Is My Strength And My Song
C1 20. Chorus: He Is My God
C2 21. Chorus: And I Will Exalt Him
C3 22: Due Bassi: The Lord Is A Man Of War
C4 23. Chorus: The Depths Have Covered Them
C5 24. Chorus: Thy Right Hand, O Lord
C6 25. Chorus: And In The Greatness Of Thine Excellency
C7 26. Chorus: Thou Sentest Forth Thy Wrath
C8 27: Chorus: And With The Blast Of Thy Nostrils
C9 28. Tenore: The Enemy Said
C10 29. Soprano: Thou Didst Blow With The Wind
D1 30. Chorus: Who Is Like Unto Thee, O Lord, Among The Gods?
D2 31: Chorus: Thou Stretchedst Out Thy Right Hand
D3 32. Alto, Tenore: Thou In Thy Mercy Hast Led Forth Thy People
D4 33. Chorus: The People Shall Hear, And Be Afraid
D5 34. Alto: Thou Shalt Bring Them In
D6 35. Chorus: The Lord Shall Reign For Ever And Ever
D7 36. Tenore: For The Horse Of Pharaoh Went In With His Chariots
D8 37. Chorus: The Lord Shall Reign For Ever And Ever
D9 38. Tenore: And Miriam The Prophetess, The Sister Of Aaron
D10 39. Soprano, Chorus: Sing Ye To The Lord



Israel in Egypt was performed to the occasion of the parting of the conductor Johan van der Meer.
Live recording October 1982: Rehearsals and performances took place in The Netherlands at:
Groningen, 13 and 14 October; Amsterdam, 15 October and Utrecht, 16 October 1982.
Manufactured and pressed by TELDEC 'Telefunken-Decca' Schallplatten GmbH D-2000 Hamburg 19, Germany.

The inside of the gate-fold sleeve Contains the sung texts in original English with translations into Dutch and German.
All texts are taken by Händel from the Bible, Book of Psalms, Book of Common Prayers.
The sleeve notes on the back of the gate-fold sleeve are in Dutch and German.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

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  • Matrix / Runout (Side A - label & runout - stamped): 66.28 242-01-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B - label & runout - stamped): 66.28 242-01-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C - label & runout - stamped): 66.28 242-02-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D - label & runout - stamped): 66.28 242-02-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C and D - runout - etched): S - II