Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Solomon: Overture: [Grave] - Fuga: Allegro moderato - Allegro
Georg Friedrich Händel 6:41
2 Solomon, Act I: "Your Harps and Cymbals Sound" (Chorus)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:16
3 Solomon, Act I: "Praise Ye the Lord" (Air: Levite)
Georg Friedrich Händel 5:06
4 Solomon, Act I: "With Pious Heart" (Chorus)
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:24
5 Solomon, Act I: "Almighty Pow'r" (Air: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:19
6 Solomon, Act I: "Imperial Solomon" (Accompagnato: Zadok)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:39
7 Solomon, Act I: "Sacred Raptures" (Air: Zadok)
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:11
8 Solomon, Act I: "Throughout the Land" (Chorus)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:32
9 Solomon, Act I: "Bless'd Be the Lord" (Recitative: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:31
10 Solomon, Act I: "What Tho' I trace" (Air: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 6:29
11 Solomon, Act I: "And See My Queen" (Recitative: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:46
12 Solomon, Act I: "Bless'd the Day" (Air: Queen)
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:20
13 Solomon, Act I: "Thou Fair Inhabitant of Nile" (Recitative: Solomon, Queen)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:41
14 Solomon, Act I: "Welcome as the Dawn of Day" (Duet: Queen, Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:16
15 Solomon, Act I: "Vain Are the Transient Beauties" (Recitative: Zadok)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:41
16 Solomon, Act I: "Indulge Thy Faith" (Air: Zadok)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:38
17 Solomon, Act I: "My Blooming Fair" (Recitative: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:11
18 Solomon, Act I: "Haste to the Cedar Grove" (Air: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:47
19 Solomon, Act I: "When Thou Art Absent" (Recitative: Queen)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:18
20 Solomon, Act I: "With Thee th'unshelter'd Moor" (Air: Queen)
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:10
21 Solomon, Act I: "Search Round the World" (Recitative: Zadok)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:21
22 Solomon, Act I: "May No Rash Intruder" (Chorus)
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:21
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Solomon, Act II: "From the Censer Curling Rise" (Chorus)
Georg Friedrich Händel 5:01
2 Solomon, Act II: "Prais'd Be the Lord" (Recitative: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:14
3 Solomon, Act II: "When the Sun O'er Yonder Hills" (Air: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:05
4 Solomon, Act II: "Great Prince" (Recitative: Levite)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:21
5 Solomon, Act II: "Thrice Bless'd That Wise Discerning King" (Air: Levite)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:09
6 Solomon, Act II: "My Sovereign Liege" (Recitative: Attendant, Solomon, 1st Harlot)
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:55
7 Solomon, Act II: "Words Are Weak" (Trio: 1st Harlot, 2nd Harlot, Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 5:27
8 Solomon, Act II: "What Says the Other" (Recitative: Solomon, 2nd Harlot)
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:22
9 Solomon, Act II: "Thy Sentence, Great King" (Air: 2nd Harlot)
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:48
10 Solomon, Act II: "Withhold, Withhold the Executing Hand!" (Recitative: 1st Harlot)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:13
11 Solomon, Act II: "Can I See My Infant Gor'd" (Air: 1st Harlot)
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:38
12 Solomon, Act II: "Israel, Attend" (Accompagnato: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:55
13 Solomon, Act II: "Thrice Bless'd Be the King" (Duet: 1st Harlot, Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:39
14 Solomon, Act II: "From the East Unto the West" (Chorus)
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:33
15 Solomon, Act II: "From Morn to Eve" (Recitative: Zadok)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:23
16 Solomon, Act II: "See the Tall Palm" (Air: Zadok)
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:52
17 Solomon, Act II: "No More Shall Armed Bands" (Recitative: 1st Harlot)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:22
18 Solomon, Act II: "Beneath the Vine" (Air: 1st Harlot)
Georg Friedrich Händel 5:02
19 Solomon, Act II: "Swell, Swell the Full Chorus" (Chorus)
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:57
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Solomon, Act III: Symfony
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:54
2 Solomon, Act III: "From Arabia's Spicy Shores" (Recitative: Queen of Sheba, Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:19
3 Solomon, Act III: "Ev'ry Sight These Eyes Behold" (Air: Queen of Sheba)
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:15
4 Solomon, Act III: "Sweet, Sweep the String" (Recitative: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:18
5 Solomon, Act III: "Music, Spread Thy Voice Around" (Air: Solomon, Chorus)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:48
6 Solomon, Act III: "Now a Diff'rent Measure Try" (Air: Solomon, Chorus)
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:42
7 Solomon, Act III: "Then at Once From Rage Remove" (Recitative: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:44
8 Solomon, Act III: "Draw the Tear From Hopeless Love" (Chorus)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:01
9 Solomon, Act III: "Next the Tortur'd Soul Release" (Recitative: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:17
10 Solomon, Act III: "Thus Rolling Surges Rise" (Air: Solomon, Chorus)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:19
11 Solomon, Act III: "Thy Harmony's Divine" (Recitative: Queen of Sheba)
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:08
12 Solomon, Act III: "Pious King" (Air: Levite)
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:41
13 Solomon, Act III: "Thrice Happy King" (Recitative: Zadok)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:50
14 Solomon, Act III: "Golden Columns"(Air: Zadok)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:09
15 Solomon, Act III: "Praise the Lord" (Chorus)
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:16
16 Solomon, Act III: "Gold Now Is Common" (Recitative: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:29
17 Solomon, Act III: "How Green Our Fertile Pastures Look!" (Air: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:56
18 Solomon, Act III: "May Peace in Salem" (Recitative: Queen of Sheba)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:53
19 Solomon, Act III: "Will the Sun Forget to Streak" (Air: Queen of Sheba)
Georg Friedrich Händel 6:20
20 Solomon, Act III: "Adieu, Fair Queen" (Recitative: Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:16
21 Solomon, Act III: "Ev'ry Joy That Wisdom Knows" (Duet: Queen of Sheba, Solomon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:30
22 Solomon, Act III: "The Name of the Wicked" (Grand Chorus)
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:24

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Peter Harvey (bass-baritone) (1998-07 – 1998-08) (track 3)
choir vocals:
Gabrieli Consort & Players (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 2, 4, 8, 22)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1748) (tracks 1–22)
conductor:
Paul McCreesh (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 1–22)
countertenor vocals:
Andreas Scholl (countertenor) (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 5, 9–11, 13–14, 17–18)
orchestra:
Gabrieli Players (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 1–22)
soprano vocals:
Inger Dam-Jensen (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 12–14, 19–20)
tenor vocals:
Paul Agnew (tenor / conductor) (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 6–7, 15–16, 21)
recorded at:
All Saints’ Church (Tooting, London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 1–22)
arrangements:
part of:
Solomon, HWV 67: Act I (tracks 1–22)
recording of:
Solomon, HWV 67: Act I. Overture (1998-07 – 1998-08) (track 1)

CD 2

baritone vocals:
Peter Harvey (bass-baritone) (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 4–5)
choir vocals:
Gabrieli Consort & Players (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 1, 14, 19)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1748) (tracks 1–19)
conductor:
Paul McCreesh (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 1–19)
contralto vocals:
Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano) (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 7–9)
countertenor vocals:
Andreas Scholl (countertenor) (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 2–3, 6–8, 12–13)
orchestra:
Gabrieli Players (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 1–19)
soprano vocals:
Alison Hagley (soprano) (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 6–7, 10–11, 13, 17–18)
tenor vocals:
Paul Agnew (tenor / conductor) (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 15–16)
recorded at:
All Saints’ Church (Tooting, London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 1–19)
part of:
Solomon, HWV 67: Act II (tracks 1–18)
recording of:

CD 3

baritone vocals:
Peter Harvey (bass-baritone) (1998-07 – 1998-08) (track 12)
choir vocals:
Gabrieli Consort & Players (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 5–6, 8, 10, 15, 22)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1748) (tracks 1–22)
conductor:
Paul McCreesh (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 1–22)
countertenor vocals:
Andreas Scholl (countertenor) (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 2, 4–7, 9–10, 16–17, 20–21)
orchestra:
Gabrieli Players (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 1–22)
soprano vocals:
Susan Gritton (soprano) (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 2–3, 11, 18–19, 21)
tenor vocals:
Paul Agnew (tenor / conductor) (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 13–14)
publisher:
recorded at:
All Saints’ Church (Tooting, London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1998-07 – 1998-08) (tracks 1–22)
arrangements:
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (arranged by Beecham) (track 1)
part of:
Solomon, HWV 67: Act III (tracks 1–22)
recording of:
Solomon, HWV 67: Act III. Air "Pious king" (Levite) (1998-07 – 1998-08) (track 12)
referred to in medleys: