Tracklist

Hybrid SACD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Messiah: Part I. I. Symphony
George Frideric Handel 3:44
2 Messiah: Part I. II. Tenor "Comfort ye, My people"
George Frideric Handel 3:00
3 Messiah: Part I. III. Tenor "Ev'ry valley shall be exhalted"
George Frideric Handel 3:34
4 Messiah: Part I. IV. Chorus "And the glory of the Lord"
George Frideric Handel 2:46
5 Messiah: Part I. V. Bass "Thus saith the Lord"
George Frideric Handel 1:31
6 Messiah: Part I. VI. Alto "But who may abide the days of His coming?"
George Frideric Handel 4:17
7 Messiah: Part I. VII. Chorus "And he shall purify"
George Frideric Handel 2:21
8 Messiah: Part I. VIII. Alto "Behold, a virgin shall conceive"
George Frideric Handel 0:23
9 Messiah: Part I. IX. Alto "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion"
George Frideric Handel 3:56
10 Messiah: Part I. IX. Chorus "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion"
George Frideric Handel 1:44
11 Messiah: Part I. X. Bass "For, behold, darkness shall cover the earth"
George Frideric Handel 2:27
12 Messiah: Part I. XI. Bass "The people that walked in darkness"
George Frideric Handel 3:10
13 Messiah: Part I. XII. Chorus "For unto us a child is born"
George Frideric Handel 4:07
14 Messiah: Part I. XIII. Pifa
George Frideric Handel 3:08
15 Messiah: Part I. XIVa. Soprano "There were shepherds abiding in a field" / XIVb. Soprano "And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them" / XV. Soprano "And the angel said unto them" / XVI. Soprano "And suddently there was with the angel"
George Frideric Handel 1:54
16 Messiah: Part I. XVII. Chorus "Glory to God"
George Frideric Handel 1:40
17 Messiah: Part I. XVIII. Soprano "Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion"
George Frideric Handel 4:39
18 Messiah: Part I. XIX. Alto "Then shall the eyes of the blind"
George Frideric Handel 0:27
19 Messiah: Part I. XX. Alto "He shall feed his flock like a shepherd" / Soprano "Come unto Him, all ye that labour"
George Frideric Handel 4:59
20 Messiah: Part I. XXI. Chorus "His yoke is easy"
George Frideric Handel 2:17
21 Messiah: Part II. XXII. Chorus "Behold the lamb of God"
George Frideric Handel 3:28
22 Messiah: Part II. XXIII. Alto "He was despised"
George Frideric Handel 9:56
23 Messiah: Part II. XXIV. Chorus "Surely He hath borne our griefs"
George Frideric Handel 2:20
24 Messiah: Part II. XXV. Chorus "And with His stripes we are healed"
George Frideric Handel 2:36
Hybrid SACD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Messiah: Part II. XXVI. Chorus "All we like sheep have gone astray"
George Frideric Handel 4:08
2 Messiah: Part II. XXVII. Tenor "All they that see Him laugh Him to scorn"
George Frideric Handel 0:49
3 Messiah: Part II. XXVIII. Chorus "He trusted in God"
George Frideric Handel 2:29
4 Messiah: Part II. XXIX. Tenor "Thy rebuke hath broken His heart"
George Frideric Handel 2:27
5 Messiah: Part II. XXX. Tenor "Behold and see if there be any sorrow"
George Frideric Handel 1:27
6 Messiah: Part II. XXXI. Tenor "He was cut off out of the land"
George Frideric Handel 0:22
7 Messiah: Part II. XXXII. Tenor "But Thou didst not leave His soul in hell"
George Frideric Handel 2:29
8 Messiah: Part II. XXXIII. Chorus "Lift up your heads, O ye gates"
George Frideric Handel 3:12
9 Messiah: Part II. XXXIV. Tenor "Unto which of the angels said He at any time"
George Frideric Handel 0:14
10 Messiah: Part II. XXXV. Chorus "Let all the angels of God worship Him"
George Frideric Handel 1:27
11 Messiah: Part II. XXXVI. Bass "Thou art gone up on high"
George Frideric Handel 3:22
12 Messiah: Part II. XXXVII. Chorus "The Lord gave the word"
George Frideric Handel 1:11
13 Messiah: Part II. XXXVIII. Soprano "How beautiful are the feet"
George Frideric Handel 2:25
14 Messiah: Part II. XXXIX. Chorus "Their sound is gone out"
George Frideric Handel 1:36
15 Messiah: Part II. XL. Bass "Why do the nations so furiously rage together?"
George Frideric Handel 2:41
16 Messiah: Part II. XLI. Chorus "Let us break their bonds asunder"
George Frideric Handel 1:45
17 Messiah: Part II. XLII. Tenor "He that dwelleth in Heaven"
George Frideric Handel 0:16
18 Messiah: Part II. XLIII. Tenor "Thou shalt break them"
George Frideric Handel 2:06
19 Messiah: Part II. XLIV. Chorus "Hallelujah"
George Frideric Handel 3:45
20 Messiah: Part III. XLV. Soprano "I know that my Redeener liveth"
George Frideric Handel 6:00
21 Messiah: Part III. XLVI. Chorus "Since by man came death"
George Frideric Handel 2:19
22 Messiah: Part III. XLVII. Bass "Behold, I tell you a mystery"
George Frideric Handel 0:36
23 Messiah: Part III. XLVIII. Bass "The trumpet shall sound"
George Frideric Handel 8:38
24 Messiah: Part III. XLIX. Alto "Then shall be brought to pass"
George Frideric Handel 0:19
25 Messiah: Part III. L. Alto and tenor aria "O Death, where is thy sting?"
George Frideric Handel 1:10
26 Messiah: Part III. LI. Chorus "But thanks be to God"
George Frideric Handel 2:06
27 Messiah: Part III. LII. Soprano "If God be for us"
George Frideric Handel 4:50
28 Messiah: Part III. LIIIa. Chorus "Worthy is the Lamb that was slain"
George Frideric Handel 3:28
29 Messiah: Part III. LIIIb. Chorus "Amen"
George Frideric Handel 4:09

Credits

Hybrid SACD 1

balance engineer:
Neil Hutchinson (tracks 1–24)
Jonathan Stokes (engineer) (tracks 1–24)
choir vocals:
Tenebrae (UK choir) (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 4, 7, 10, 13, 16, 20–21, 23–24)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 2, 6, 9–10, 12, 15, 19)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–8, 11, 13–18, 20–24)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 1–24)
editor:
Ian Watson (Editor) (tracks 1–24)
Jenni Whiteside (tracks 1–24)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 1–24)
phonographic copyright by:
London Symphony Orchestra (2007) (tracks 1–24)
producer:
James Mallinson (producer) (tracks 1–24)
solo alto vocals:
Sara Mingardo (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 6, 8–9, 18–19, 22)
solo bass vocals:
Alastair Miles (bass) (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 5, 11–12)
solo soprano vocals:
Susan Gritton (soprano) (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 15, 17, 19)
solo tenor vocals:
Mark Padmore (British tenor) (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 2–3)
edited at:
recorded at:
Barbican Centre: Barbican Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 1–24)
arrangements:
He Shall Feed His Flock (arr. Rizzo) (track 19)
later versions:
Messiah: Sinfonia Pastoral (Stokowski orchestration) (track 14)
live recording of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I, no. 1. Symphony (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (track 1)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I, no. 13. Pastoral Symphony (Pifa) (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (track 14)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I, no. 21. Chorus "His yoke is easy" (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (track 20)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I, no. 3. Air "Ev'ry Valley" (Tenor) (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (track 3)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I, no. 7. Chorus "And he shall purify" (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (track 7)
part of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II (tracks 21–24)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I (tracks 1–15, 15–20)

Hybrid SACD 2

balance engineer:
Neil Hutchinson (tracks 1–29)
Jonathan Stokes (engineer) (tracks 1–29)
choir vocals:
Tenebrae (UK choir) (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 1, 3, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 26, 28–29)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 5, 7, 13, 18, 22, 24)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 1–4, 6, 8–12, 15–17, 19–21, 23, 25–29)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1745) (track 14)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 1–29)
editor:
Ian Watson (Editor) (tracks 1–29)
Jenni Whiteside (tracks 1–29)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 1–29)
phonographic copyright by:
London Symphony Orchestra (2007) (tracks 1–29)
producer:
James Mallinson (producer) (tracks 1–29)
solo alto vocals:
Sara Mingardo (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 24–25)
solo bass vocals:
Alastair Miles (bass) (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 11, 15, 22–23)
solo soprano vocals:
Susan Gritton (soprano) (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 13, 20, 27)
solo tenor vocals:
Mark Padmore (British tenor) (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 2, 4–7, 9, 17–18, 25)
edited at:
recorded at:
Barbican Centre: Barbican Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 1–29)
arrangements:
The Grand Halleluiah in the Messiah (for two organists, Marsh) (track 19)
has revision:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, no. 38. Aria "How Beautiful Are the Feet..." (Alto) (aria version without chorus, transposed for Alto) (track 13)
is based on:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
later versions:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III, no. 52. Air "If God be for us" (Alto) (version transposed for Alto) (track 27)
live partial recording of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III, no. 53. Chorus "Worthy is the Lamb... Amen" (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (tracks 28–29)
live recording of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, no. 26. Chorus "All we like sheep" (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (track 1)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, no. 28. Chorus "He trusted in God" (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (track 3)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, no. 38. Aria "How Beautiful Are the Feet..." (Soprano) (soprano aria version without chorus) (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (track 13)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, no. 39. Chorus "Their sound is gone out" (version for chorus, not tenor solo) (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (track 14)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, no. 44. Chorus: “Hallelujah” (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (track 19)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III, no. 52. Air "If God be for us" (Soprano) (original version for soprano) (2006-12-10 – 2006-12-12) (track 27)
part of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III (tracks 20–29)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II (tracks 1–19)
referred to in medleys:

Release

alto vocals: Sara Mingardo
bass vocals: Alastair Miles (bass)
choir vocals: Tenebrae Choir (UK choir)
copyrighted by: London Symphony Orchestra (2007)
soprano vocals: Susan Gritton (soprano)
tenor vocals: Mark Padmore (British tenor)
mastered at: Classic Sound Ltd in London, England, United Kingdom
ASIN: UK: B000VJVZEK [info]
US: B000VJVZEK [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/7899357 [info]
discography entry: http://lsolive.lso.co.uk/products/handel-messiah [info]