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HANDEL: Israel in Egypt (Aradia Ensemble)

Composer(s)Handel, George Frideric
Artist(s)
Period(s) Baroque (1600-1750)
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - Sacred
Catalogue 8.570966-67
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
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USD 19.99
 

 
MP3
USD 13.98
 

  Booklet / liner notes available
 


Handel’s oratorio Israel in Egypt was written three years before the Messiah and, like the Messiah, is somewhat atypical of the composer’s oratorios. Scored for double chorus and an orchestra using trombones, trumpets, timpani, woodwinds and strings with continuo, Israel in Egypt contains relatively little solo material but is dominated by large-scale virtuosic choruses that fully exploit Handel’s lavish and sophisticated word-painting. Set pieces for which the work is most famous include swarming strings representing flies in ‘He spake the word’, the furious brass and timpani in ‘He gave them hailstones for rain’ and the famous depiction of frogs in the aria ‘Their land .

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HANDEL: Israel in Egypt (Aradia Ensemble) 1:58:43   
DISC 1
  Israel in Egypt, HWV 54              
      Symphony 2:20    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part I, The Lamentation of the Israelites for the death of Joseph: The sons of Israel do mourn (Chorus) 4:02    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part I, The Lamentation of the Israelites for the death of Joseph: How is the mighty fall'n I (Chorus) 1:47    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part I, The Lamentation of the Israelites for the death of Joseph: He put on righteousness (Chorus) 1:59    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part I, The Lamentation of the Israelites for the death of Joseph: Quartet: When the ear heard him (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass) 3:33    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part I, The Lamentation of the Israelites for the death of Joseph: How is the mighty fall'n II (Chorus) 0:44    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part I, The Lamentation of the Israelites for the death of Joseph: Duet: He deliver'd the poor that cried (2 Sopranos, Chorus) 5:31    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part I, The Lamentation of the Israelites for the death of Joseph: How is the mighty fall'n III (Chorus) 0:50    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part I, The Lamentation of the Israelites for the death of Joseph: Quartet: The righteous shall be had in everlasting remembrance (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass, Chorus) 3:48    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part I, The Lamentation of the Israelites for the death of Joseph: Their bodies are buried in peace (Chorus) 4:22    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part I, The Lamentation of the Israelites for the death of Joseph: The people will tell of their wisdom (Chorus) 1:54    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part I, The Lamentation of the Israelites for the death of Joseph: Quartet: They shall receive a glorious kingdom (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass) 4:12    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part I, The Lamentation of the Israelites for the death of Joseph: The merciful goodness of the Lord endureth forever (Chorus) 5:23    1.59   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: Recitative: Now there arose a new king over Egypt (Tenor) 0:26    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: And the children of Israel sighed (Alto, Chorus) 3:11    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: Recitative: Then sent He Moses, His servant (Tenor) 0:25    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: They loathed to drink of the river (Chorus) 1:52    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: Air: Their land brought forth frogs (Alto) 2:19    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: He spake the word (Chorus) 2:09    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: He gave them hailstones for rain (Chorus) 2:14    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: He sent a thick darkness over all the land (Chorus) 2:40    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: He smote all the first-born of Egypt (Chorus) 2:22    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: But as far his people, he led them forth like sheep (Chorus) 4:16    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: Egypt was glad when they departed (Chorus) 2:10    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: He rebuked the Red Sea, and it was dried up (Chorus) 0:30    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: He led them through the deep (Chorus) 1:15    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: But the waters overwhelmed their enemies (Chorus) 1:06    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: And Israel saw that great work (Chorus) 0:10    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part II, The Exodus: And believed the Lord and His servant Moses (Chorus) 2:32    0.99   Add to cart  
DISC 2
  Israel in Egypt, HWV 54              
      Part III, Moses Song: Moses and the children of Israel sung this song (Chorus) 0:54    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: I will sing unto the Lord (Chorus) 2:30    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: Duet: The Lord is my strength and my song (2 Sopranos) 3:57    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: He is my God (Chorus) 0:42    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: And I will exalt Him (Chorus) 2:16    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: Duet: The Lord is a man of war (2 Basses) 6:06    1.59   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: The depths have covered them (Chorus) 1:35    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: Thy right hand, O Lord is become glorious (Chorus) 1:31    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: And in the greatness of thine excellency (Chorus) 0:25    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: Thou sentest forth thy wrath (Chorus) 1:41    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: And with the blast of thy nostrils (Chorus) 3:00    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: The enemy said, I will pursue (Tenor) 2:24    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: Thou didst blow with the wind (Soprano) 2:22    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: Who is like unto Thee, O Lord (Chorus) 0:54    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: The earth swallowed them (Chorus) 1:04    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: Duet: Thou in Thy mercy hast led forth thy people (Alto, Tenor) 4:05    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: The people shall hear, and be afraid (Chorus) 4:32    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: Air: Thou shalt bring them in (Alto) 3:19    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: The Lord shall reign for ever and ever I (Chorus) - Recitative: For the horse of Pharaoh went in (Tenor) - The Lord shall reign for ever and ever II (Chorus) 1:36    0.99   Add to cart  
      Part III, Moses Song: Recitative: And Miriam the prophetess (Tenor) - Sing ye to the Lord (Soprano, Chorus) 3:48    0.99   Add to cart  
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