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Handel Gold - Handel's Greatest Arias

28 songs (2 hours and 20 minutes) Released on 1 January 2009
Disc 1
1
Samson HWV 57 / Act 3 - Let The Bright Seraphim
Kiri Te Kanawa, Crispian Steele-Perkins, English Chamber Orchestra & Barry Rose
5:54
2
Il Trionfo Del Tiempo E Del Disinganno - "Lascia La Spina Cogli La Rosa"
Cecilia Bartoli, Les Musiciens du Louvre & Marc Minkowski
5:53
3
Serse / Act 1 - Frondi Tenere / Ombra Mai Fu
Plácido Domingo, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi & Marcello Viotti
3:45
4
Alcina / Act 1 - Tornami A Vagheggiar
Dame Joan Sutherland, London Symphony Orchestra & Richard Bonynge
4:12
5
Ariodante HWV 33 / Act 3 - "Dopo Notte, Atra E Funesta"
Anne Sofie von Otter, Les Musiciens du Louvre & Marc Minkowski
6:45
6
Atalanta / Act 1 - "Care Selve"
Luciano Pavarotti, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna & Richard Bonynge
3:19
7
Giulio Cesare / Act 2 - "V'Adoro, Pupille"
Renée Fleming, Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment & Harry Bicket
4:52
8
Tamerlano HWV 17 - Performance Edition By Benjamin Bayl & Paul McCreesh / Act 1 - Aria: Ciel E Terra Armi Di Sdegno
Rolando Villazón, Gabrieli Players & Paul McCreesh
3:15
9
Il Floridante, HWV 14 / Act 2 - Aria "Ma Che Vuoi Più Da Me"
Joyce DiDonato, Il Complesso Barocco & Alan Curtis
4:27
10
Muzio Scevola, HWV 13 / Act 3 - "Ah Dolce Nome!"
Russell Oberlin, The Baroque Chamber Orchestra, Thomas Dunn & Albert Fuller
8:28
11
Jephtha / Act 3 - "Waft Her, Angels, Through The Skies"
Nigel Robson, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
4:30
12
Messiah / Part 2 - Air: He Was Despised
Kathleen Ferrier, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
6:41
13
Zadok The Priest (Coronation Anthem No.1, HWV 258)
Trevor Pinnock, The English Concert, Simon Preston & The Choir Of Westminster Abbey
5:17
Disc 2
1
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2 - Where'er You Walk
Bryn Terfel, Scottish Chamber Orchestra & Sir Charles Mackerras
4:33
2
Hercules / Act 3 - "Where Shall I Fly"
Dame Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra & Raymond Leppard
6:37
3
Handel: Joshua, HWV 64 - Original Version - O Had I Jubal's Lyre
Magdalena Kožená, Venice Baroque Orchestra & Andrea Marcon
2:27
4
Judas Maccabaeus HWV 63 - See, The Conqu'ring Hero Comes!
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
2:13
5
Judas Maccabaeus HWV 63 / Part 3 - 53. Aria: "Father of Heav'n! From Thy Eternal Throne"
Grace Bumbry, The Utah Symphony & Maurice Abravanel
6:38
6
Handel: Solomon HWV 67 / Act 1 - "Almighty Power"
Andreas Scholl, Gabrieli Players & Paul McCreesh
3:19
7
Semele HWV 58 / Act 3 - Myself I Shall Adore
Danielle de Niese, Les Arts Florissants & William Christie
7:29
8
Messiah / Part 1 - 11. Air: The People That Walked In Darkness
John Tomlinson, The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock & The English Concert Choir
3:56
9
Giulio Cesare / Act 3 - "Piangerò La Sorte Mia"
Teresa Berganza, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Alexander Gibson
5:49
10
Alcina / Act 2 - Verdi Prati
Fritz Wunderlich, Cappella Coloniensis & Ferdinand Leitner
4:12
11
Semele HWV 58 / Act 2 - Hence, Iris, Hence Away
Marilyn Horne, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London & Richard Bonynge
3:39
12
Theodora (1750) / Part 1 - 23. Aria: "Angels, Ever Bright And Fair" (Theodora) - Sc.5
Susan Gritton, Gabrieli Players & Paul McCreesh
3:37
13
Messiah - Part 3 - 43. Air: I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
Sylvia McNair, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
5:21
14
Messiah / Part 3 - 45. Behold, I Tell You A Mystery - 46. Aria: The Trumpet Shall Sound
Thomas Quasthoff, Staatskapelle Dresden & Sebastian Weigle
9:06
15
Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 2 - 42. "Hallelujah"
The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock & The English Concert Choir
3:57