Joseph Haydn - Judith Raskin, John McCollum, Chester Watson - Musica Æterna Orchestra And Chorus*, Frederic Waldman ‎– The Creation

Brunswick ‎– SXA 4533-4
2 × Vinyl, LP, Stereo, Box set


The Creation
Part I
Nr. 1 - 8
A1 1. Introduction: Representation Of Chaos
A2 Recitative And Chorus: "In The Beginning God Created The Heaven And The Earth"
A3 2. Area With Chorus: "Now Vanish Before The Holy Beams"
A4 3. Recitative: "And God Made The Firmament"
A5 4. Chorus With Soprano Solo: "The Marv'lous Work Behold Amaz'd"
A6 5. Recitative: "And God Said : Let The Waters .."
A7 6. Aria: "Rolling In Foaming Billows"
A8 7.Recitative: "And God Said: Let The Earth Bring Forth Grass"
A9 8. Aria: "With Verdure Clad The Fields Appear"
Nr. 9 - 13
B1 9. Recitative: "And The Heavenly Host Proclaimed The Third Day"
B2 10. Chorus: "Awake The Harp, The Lyre Awake"
B3 11. Recitative: "And God Said : Let There Be Lights In The... "
B4 12. Recitative: "In Shiningt Splendour Is Rising Now The Sun"
B5 13. Chorus And Soli: "The Heavens Are Telling The Glory Of God"
Part II
Nr. 14 - 19
B6 14. Recitative: "And God Said : Let The Waters Bring .."
B7 15. Aria: "On Mighty Wings Uplifted Soars The Eagle Proud"
B8 16. Recitative: "And God Created Great Whales"
B9 17. Recitative: "And The Angels Struck Their Immortal Harps"
B10 18. Terzet: "Most Beautiful Appear, With Verdure Young Adorn'd"
B11 19. Chorus With Soli: "The Lord Is Great"
Nr. 20 - 28
C1 20. Recitative: "And God Said: Let The Earth Bring Forth The Living Creature..."
C2 21. Recitative: "Straight Opening Her Fertile Womb"
C3 22. Aria: "Now Heaven In Fullest Glory Shone"
C4 23. Recitative : "And God Created Man In His Own Image"
C5 24. Aria: "In Native Worth And Honour Clad"
C6 25. Recitative: "And God Saw Everything That He Had Made"
C7 26. Chorus: "Achieved Is The Glorious Work"
C8 27. Terzet: "On Thee Each Living Soul Awaits"
C9 28. Chorus: "Achieved Is The Glorious Work"
Part III
Nr. 29
C10 29. Recitative: "In Rosy Mantle Bright Appears"
Nr. 30 - 34
D1 30. Duet And Chorus: "By Thee With Bliss, O Bounteos Lord"
D2 31. Recitative: "Our Duty We Have Now Perform'd"
D3 32. Duet: "Graceful Consort"
D4 33. Recitative: "O Happy Pair!"
D5 34. Final Chorus With Solo Quartet: "Sing The Lord, Ye Voices All"

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On Cover: Paintint by William Blake (1757-1827): God Creating Adam
Booklet with 12 pages: Credits, Tracklist with lyrics and Notes (by Joseph Braunstein)
Mono AXA 4533-4
Original recording made and licenced by Decca Records Inc., N.Y.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: 7-9848-1L
  • Matrix / Runout: 7-9849-1L
  • Matrix / Runout: 7-9850-2L
  • Matrix / Runout: 7-9851-2L
  • Other (On Labels): Made in _England