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The Resource Alexander Balus : oratorio in 3 acts, HWV 65, George Frideric Handel

Alexander Balus : oratorio in 3 acts, HWV 65, George Frideric Handel

Label
Alexander Balus : oratorio in 3 acts, HWV 65
Title
Alexander Balus
Title remainder
oratorio in 3 acts, HWV 65
Statement of responsibility
George Frideric Handel
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Member of
Date time place
Recorded on April 11-19, 1997
Form of composition
oratorios
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Lynne Dawson and Claron McFadden, sopranos ; Catherine Denley, mezzo soprano ; Charles Daniels, tenor ; Michael George, bass ; The Choir of New College, Oxford ; The Choir of the King's Consort ; The King's Consort, Robert King, conductor
Label
Alexander Balus : oratorio in 3 acts, HWV 65, George Frideric Handel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Oratorio, sung in English
  • Compact disc
  • Previously released on Hyperion as CDA67241--CDA67242
  • Program notes, synopsis by Robert King with libretto in English by Thomas Morell ([20] p.) inserted in container
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • CD 1: Act I: Ouverture (2:51) -- Flush'd with conquest (3:11) -- Thus far, ye glorious partners (1:28) -- Great author of this harmony (3:17) -- Flourish of trumpets (0:11) -- And thus let happy egypt's king (0:24) -- Thrice happy the monarch (3:43) -- Congratulation to our father's friend (0:25) -- Hark! hark! he strikes the golden lyre (5:56) -- Be it my chief ambition (0:14) -- Fair virtue shall charm me (2:24) -- Ye happy nations round (3:01) -- My jonathan (0:35) -- Oh, what resistless charms (4:13) -- Subtle love, with fancy viewing (4:55) -- Aspasia, I know not what (0:45) -- How happy should we mortals (2:26) -- Check not the pleasing accents (0:25) -- So shall the sweet attractive smile (2:40) -- How blissful state! (0:26) -- O what pleasures (3:00) -- Why hangs this heavy gloom (1:00) -- Heroes my boast their mighty deeds (4:52) -- Ye sons of judah (0:31) -- Great god, from whom (4:28) -- Act II: Kind hope, thou universal (6:04) -- Long, long and happy (0:40) -- O mithra, with thy brightest (4:17) -- Stay, my dread sovereign (1:39) -- Mighty love now calls (2:36) -- Hateful man! (4:20)
  • CD 2: O calumny (4:21) -- Ah! whence these dire forebodings (0:39) -- Tossed from thought to thought (6:29) -- Give to the winds (0:22) -- Love, glory, ambition (2:50) -- Virtue, thou ideal (3:43) -- Ye happy people (0:37) -- Triumph hymen (2:40) -- Glad time, at length (0:48) -- Hail wedded love (3:39) -- Hymen, fair Urania's son (2:27) -- Act III: Sinfonia (1:15) -- 'Tis true, instinctive nature (0:29) -- Here amid the shady woods (4:17) -- Ah! was it not my Cleopatra's (0:41) -- Pow'rful guardians of all nature (2:53) -- Treach'ry, o king (1:23) -- Fury, with red sparkling eyes (6:24) -- Gods! can there be a more (0:24) -- Strange reverse (2:50) -- May he return (0:26) -- To god who made (3:13) -- Sun, moon, and stars (2:51) -- Yes he was false (1:19) -- Ungrateful child (0:26) -- O sword, and thou (2:50) -- Shall cleopatra ever smile (0:43) -- Ungrateful tidings (1:23) -- O take from me this hateful light (5:17) -- Forgive, o queen (1:23) -- Calm thou my soul (0:47) -- Convey to me some peaceful shore (2:41) -- Mysterious are thy ways (1:20) --Ye servants of th'eternal king (3:20)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
2 audio discs
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 2534
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 525270Y
  • CDA67241--CDA67242
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370464779
Label
Alexander Balus : oratorio in 3 acts, HWV 65, George Frideric Handel
Publication
Note
  • Oratorio, sung in English
  • Compact disc
  • Previously released on Hyperion as CDA67241--CDA67242
  • Program notes, synopsis by Robert King with libretto in English by Thomas Morell ([20] p.) inserted in container
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • CD 1: Act I: Ouverture (2:51) -- Flush'd with conquest (3:11) -- Thus far, ye glorious partners (1:28) -- Great author of this harmony (3:17) -- Flourish of trumpets (0:11) -- And thus let happy egypt's king (0:24) -- Thrice happy the monarch (3:43) -- Congratulation to our father's friend (0:25) -- Hark! hark! he strikes the golden lyre (5:56) -- Be it my chief ambition (0:14) -- Fair virtue shall charm me (2:24) -- Ye happy nations round (3:01) -- My jonathan (0:35) -- Oh, what resistless charms (4:13) -- Subtle love, with fancy viewing (4:55) -- Aspasia, I know not what (0:45) -- How happy should we mortals (2:26) -- Check not the pleasing accents (0:25) -- So shall the sweet attractive smile (2:40) -- How blissful state! (0:26) -- O what pleasures (3:00) -- Why hangs this heavy gloom (1:00) -- Heroes my boast their mighty deeds (4:52) -- Ye sons of judah (0:31) -- Great god, from whom (4:28) -- Act II: Kind hope, thou universal (6:04) -- Long, long and happy (0:40) -- O mithra, with thy brightest (4:17) -- Stay, my dread sovereign (1:39) -- Mighty love now calls (2:36) -- Hateful man! (4:20)
  • CD 2: O calumny (4:21) -- Ah! whence these dire forebodings (0:39) -- Tossed from thought to thought (6:29) -- Give to the winds (0:22) -- Love, glory, ambition (2:50) -- Virtue, thou ideal (3:43) -- Ye happy people (0:37) -- Triumph hymen (2:40) -- Glad time, at length (0:48) -- Hail wedded love (3:39) -- Hymen, fair Urania's son (2:27) -- Act III: Sinfonia (1:15) -- 'Tis true, instinctive nature (0:29) -- Here amid the shady woods (4:17) -- Ah! was it not my Cleopatra's (0:41) -- Pow'rful guardians of all nature (2:53) -- Treach'ry, o king (1:23) -- Fury, with red sparkling eyes (6:24) -- Gods! can there be a more (0:24) -- Strange reverse (2:50) -- May he return (0:26) -- To god who made (3:13) -- Sun, moon, and stars (2:51) -- Yes he was false (1:19) -- Ungrateful child (0:26) -- O sword, and thou (2:50) -- Shall cleopatra ever smile (0:43) -- Ungrateful tidings (1:23) -- O take from me this hateful light (5:17) -- Forgive, o queen (1:23) -- Calm thou my soul (0:47) -- Convey to me some peaceful shore (2:41) -- Mysterious are thy ways (1:20) --Ye servants of th'eternal king (3:20)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
2 audio discs
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 2534
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 525270Y
  • CDA67241--CDA67242
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370464779

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