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The occasional oratorio, George Frideric Handel

Label
The occasional oratorio
Title
The occasional oratorio
Statement of responsibility
George Frideric Handel
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • biography of composer or author
  • historical information
Date time place
Recorded July 28-Aug. 4, 1994
Form of composition
oratorios
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Susan Gritton, Lisa Milne, sopranos ; James Bowman, countertenor ; John Mark Ainsley, tenor ; Michael George, bass ; Choir of New College, Oxford, Edward Higginbottom, director ; Choristers and Choir of the King's Consort ; King's Consort ; Robert King, conductor
Label
The occasional oratorio, George Frideric Handel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Sung in English
  • Libretto by Newburgh Hamilton; compiled principally from John Milton's paraphrases of the Psalms, and lines from Edmund Spenser
  • Compact discs
  • Originally released in 1995 by Hyperion with serial number CDA 66961--CDA 66962
  • Libretto in English, with German and French translations, and notes in English by Robert King, with German and French translations (19 p. : ports.), 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 (2:22) -- Allegro (2:40) -- Adagio (2:31) -- Marche (1:30) -- Why do the gentiles tumult (2:21) -- Let us break off by strength (2:03) -- O lord, how many are my foes! (4:11) -- Him or his God we not fear! (0:38) -- Jehovah, to my words give ear (5:11) -- Him or his god we scorn to fear (0:45) -- The highest who in heaven (0:33) -- O, who shall pour (2:12) -- Fly from the threat'ning vengeance (6:12) -- Humbled with fear (0:57) -- His sceptre is the rod (6:40) -- Be wise, be wise (sop.) (2:45) -- Be wise, be wise (chorus) (4:18) -- Of many millions (0:19) -- Jehovah is my shield (5:41) -- Fools or madmen stand not (0:22) -- Chorus (2:22) -- Act II: O liberty, thou choicest treasure (2:37) -- Who trusts in god (0:17) -- Prophetic visions strike (7:35) -- May god, from whom all mercies (2:58) -- The lord hath heard (0:22) -- Then will I jehovah's praise (2:24) -- All his mercies shall endure (2:08)
  • CD 2: How great and many perils (2:53) -- After long storms (8:18) -- To god, our strength (7:46) -- He has his mansion (3:06) -- Hallelujah, your voices raise (3:37) -- Act III: Symphony (1:43) -- Musette (4:39) -- I will sing unto the lord (2:38) -- Thou shalt bring them in (3:06) -- Who is like unto thee (3:33) -- When warlike ensigns wave (5:04) -- The enemy said (recitative) (0:18) -- The enemy said (aria) (2:14) -- The sword that's drawn (2:49) -- Millions unborn (1:08) -- When Israel, like the bounteous nile (recitative) (0:28) -- When Israel, like the bounteous nile (aria) (2:54) -- Tyrants, whom no cov'nants (3:42) -- May balmy peace (accompagnato) (0:38) -- May balmy peace (aria) (3:05) -- Blessed are all they (4:46)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
2 audio discs (144 min., 24 sec.)
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 2532
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
525075W
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm40539142
  • (OCoLC)ocn370463795
Label
The occasional oratorio, George Frideric Handel
Publication
Note
  • Sung in English
  • Libretto by Newburgh Hamilton; compiled principally from John Milton's paraphrases of the Psalms, and lines from Edmund Spenser
  • Compact discs
  • Originally released in 1995 by Hyperion with serial number CDA 66961--CDA 66962
  • Libretto in English, with German and French translations, and notes in English by Robert King, with German and French translations (19 p. : ports.), 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 (2:22) -- Allegro (2:40) -- Adagio (2:31) -- Marche (1:30) -- Why do the gentiles tumult (2:21) -- Let us break off by strength (2:03) -- O lord, how many are my foes! (4:11) -- Him or his God we not fear! (0:38) -- Jehovah, to my words give ear (5:11) -- Him or his god we scorn to fear (0:45) -- The highest who in heaven (0:33) -- O, who shall pour (2:12) -- Fly from the threat'ning vengeance (6:12) -- Humbled with fear (0:57) -- His sceptre is the rod (6:40) -- Be wise, be wise (sop.) (2:45) -- Be wise, be wise (chorus) (4:18) -- Of many millions (0:19) -- Jehovah is my shield (5:41) -- Fools or madmen stand not (0:22) -- Chorus (2:22) -- Act II: O liberty, thou choicest treasure (2:37) -- Who trusts in god (0:17) -- Prophetic visions strike (7:35) -- May god, from whom all mercies (2:58) -- The lord hath heard (0:22) -- Then will I jehovah's praise (2:24) -- All his mercies shall endure (2:08)
  • CD 2: How great and many perils (2:53) -- After long storms (8:18) -- To god, our strength (7:46) -- He has his mansion (3:06) -- Hallelujah, your voices raise (3:37) -- Act III: Symphony (1:43) -- Musette (4:39) -- I will sing unto the lord (2:38) -- Thou shalt bring them in (3:06) -- Who is like unto thee (3:33) -- When warlike ensigns wave (5:04) -- The enemy said (recitative) (0:18) -- The enemy said (aria) (2:14) -- The sword that's drawn (2:49) -- Millions unborn (1:08) -- When Israel, like the bounteous nile (recitative) (0:28) -- When Israel, like the bounteous nile (aria) (2:54) -- Tyrants, whom no cov'nants (3:42) -- May balmy peace (accompagnato) (0:38) -- May balmy peace (aria) (3:05) -- Blessed are all they (4:46)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
2 audio discs (144 min., 24 sec.)
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 2532
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
525075W
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm40539142
  • (OCoLC)ocn370463795

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