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HANDEL, G.F.: Esther (first reconstructable version) (Butt)

Composer(s)Handel, George Frideric
Artist(s)
Period(s) Baroque (1600-1750)
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - Secular
Catalogue CKD397
Label Linn Records
Quality   320kbps
 
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HANDEL, G.F.: Esther (first reconstructable version) (Butt) 1:39:23   
DISC 1
  Esther, HWV 50a (first reconstructable version, 1720)          
      Act I: Overture: Andante 1:58       
      Act I: Overture: Larghetto 2:35       
      Act I: Overture: Allegro 2:27       
      Act I Scene 1: Recitative: 'Tis greater far to spare, than to destroy (Habdonah, Haman) 0:41       
      Act I Scene 1: Air: Pluck root and branch from out the land (Haman) 1:59       
      Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Our souls with ardour glow (Persian Officer) 0:07       
      Act I Scene 1: Shall we the God of Israel fear? (Chorus) 1:51       
      Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Now persecution shall lay by her iron rod (First Israelite) 0:16       
      Act I Scene 2: Air: Tune your harps to cheerful strains (First Israelite) 4:21       
      Act I Scene 2: Shall we of servitude complain (Chorus) 1:24       
      Act I Scene 2: Recitative: O God, who from the suckling's mouth (Israelite Woman) 0:16       
      Act I Scene 2: Air: Praise the Lord with cheerful noise (Israelite Woman) 5:38       
      Act I Scene 2: Shall we of servitude complain (Chorus) (da capo) 1:24       
      Act I Scene 3: Recitative: How have our sins provok'd the Lord! (Priest of the Israelites) 1:05       
      Act I Scene 3: Ye sons of Israel mourn (Chorus) 1:52       
      Act I Scene 3: Aria: O Jordan, Jordan, sacred tide (Priest of the Israelites) 7:42       
      Act I Scene 3: Ye sons of Israel mourn (Chorus) 2:01       
      Act II Scene 1: Recitative: Why sits that sorrow on thy brow? (Esther, Mordecai) 1:02       
      Act II Scene 1: Air: Dread not, righteous Queen, the danger (Mordecai) 4:25       
      Act II Scene 1: Recitative: I go before the King to stand (Esther) 0:13       
      Act II Scene 1: Air: Tears assist me, pity moving (Esther) 2:50       
      Act II Scene 1: Save us, O Lord (Chorus) 1:27       
      Act II Scene 2: Recitative: Who dares intrude into our presence (Ahasuerus, Esther) 1:09       
      Act II Scene 2: Duet: Who calls my parting soul from death? (Esther, Ahasuerus) 2:46       
      Act II Scene 2: Air: O beauteous Queen, unclose those eyes! (Ahasuerus) 7:18       
      Act II Scene 2: Recitative: If I find favour in thy sight (Esther) 0:20       
      Act II Scene 2: Aria: How can I stay when love invites? (Ahasuerus) 3:09       
      Act II Scene 3: Recitative: With inward joy his visage glows (Third Israelite, Fourth Israelite) 0:16       
      Act II Scene 3: Virtue, truth and innocence (Chorus) 2:43       
DISC 2
  Esther, HWV 50a (first reconstructable version, 1720)          
      Act III Scene 1: Air: Jehovah, crown'd with glory bright (Priest of the Israelites) 1:58       
      Act III Scene 1: He comes, he comes to end our woes (Chorus) 4:17       
      Act III Scene 2: Recitative: Now, O Queen, thy suit declare (Ahasuerus, Esther) 1:38       
      Act III Scene 2: Accompanied: Turn not, O Queen, thy face away (Haman) 2:36       
      Act III Scene 2: Air: Flatt'ring tongue, no more I hear thee! (Esther) 4:52       
      Act III Scene 2: Recitative: Guards, seize the traitor, bear him hence! (Ahasuerus) 0:40       
      Act III Scene 2: Air: How art thou fall'n from thy height! (Haman) 6:10       
      Act III Scene 3: The Lord our enemy has slain (Chorus) 11:57       
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