Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Oh Sleep Why Dost Thou Leave Me George Frideric Handel 3:18
2 Endless Pleasure George Frideric Handel 3:18
3 Scoglio d´immota fronte George Frideric Handel 5:29
4 Quando speighi i tuoi tormenti George Frideric Handel 3:29
5 Ombra mai fù George Frideric Handel 3:07
6 To Fleeting Pleasures Make Your Court George Frideric Handel 1:36
7 Lascia ch'io pianga George Frideric Handel 4:27
8 Dunque i lacci d'un volto Ah crudel George Frideric Handel 7:46
9 Let the Bright Seraphim George Frideric Handel 5:40
10 V'adoro pupille George Frideric Handel 4:55
11 Da tempeste il legno infranto George Frideric Handel 6:11
12 Ritorna oh caro e dolce mio tesoro George Frideric Handel 5:10
13 Sommo rettor del cielo D'una torbida sorgente George Frideric Handel 5:09
14 Pensieri vol mi tormentate George Frideric Handel 5:16
15 Bel piacere è godere fido amor George Frideric Handel 1:46
16 Calm Thou My Soul Convey Me to Some Peaceful Shore George Frideric Handel 3:41

Credits

CD 1

engineered in:
Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom (2003-11) (track 9)
balance engineer:
Tom Lazarus (2003-11) (track 9)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 2, 9, 12, 15)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (– 1709) (track 14)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1711) (track 7)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1724) (tracks 10–11)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1737-12-26 – 1738-01-09) (track 5)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1743) (track 1)
conductor:
Harry Bicket (harpsichordist and organist) (tracks 1–8, 10–16)
Harry Bicket (harpsichordist and organist) (2003-11) (track 9)
librettist:
William Congreve (track 1)
Vincenzo Grimani (track 14)
Nicola Francesco Haym (tracks 10–12)
Giacomo Rossi (track 7)
orchestra:
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (tracks 1–8, 10–16)
producer:
Andrew Cornall (engineer / producer) (2003-11) (track 9)
soprano vocals:
Renée Fleming (soprano) (tracks 1–8, 10–16)
Renée Fleming (soprano) (2003-11) (track 9)
soprano vocals [Almirena]:
Renée Fleming (soprano) (track 7)
arrangements:
Largo from "Xerxes" (for violin, harp, organ and strings, arr. Hellmesberger) (track 5)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso "Ombra mai fù" ("largo"; catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso “Ombra mai fù” (Serse) (for cello and orchestra) (track 5)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Crux fidelis (track 5)
later translated versions:
Xerxès HWV 40 : Largo "Bois de lent oubli" (french version) (track 5)
part of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 5)

Release

soprano vocals:Renée Fleming (soprano)
ASIN:US: B0002SZVV8 [info]