Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Acis und Galatea: Symphony George Frideric Handel 3:40
2 Acis und Galatea: Oh, the pleasure of the plains! George Frideric Handel 5:41
3 Acis und Galatea: Ye verdant plains George Frideric Handel 1:02
4 Acis und Galatea: Hush, ye pretty warbling quire! George Frideric Handel 4:28
5 Acis und Galatea: Where shall I seek the charming fair? George Frideric Handel 2:39
6 Acis und Galatea: Stay, shepherd, stay! George Frideric Handel 0:34
7 Acis und Galatea: Shepherd, what art thou pursuing? George Frideric Handel 3:01
8 Acis und Galatea: Lo! here my love! George Frideric Handel 0:34
9 Acis und Galatea: Love in her eyes sits playing George Frideric Handel 6:04
10 Acis und Galatea: Oh! didst thou know the pains George Frideric Handel 0:25
11 Acis und Galatea: As when the dove laments her love George Frideric Handel 4:53
12 Acis und Galatea: Happy we! George Frideric Handel 2:42
13 Acis und Galatea: Wretched lovers! George Frideric Handel 5:10
14 Acis und Galatea: I rage - I melt - I burn! George Frideric Handel 1:38
15 Acis und Galatea: O ruddier than the cherry George Frideric Handel 3:22
16 Acis und Galatea: Whither, fairest, art thou running George Frideric Handel 1:28
17 Acis und Galatea: Cease to beauty to be suing George Frideric Handel 3:37
18 Acis und Galatea: Would you gain the tender creature George Frideric Handel 4:03
19 Acis und Galatea: His hideous love provokes my rage George Frideric Handel 0:35
20 Acis und Galatea: Love sound th'alarm George Frideric Handel 3:08
21 Acis und Galatea: Consider, fond shepherd George Frideric Handel 4:06
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Acis und Galatea: Cease, oh cease, thou gentle youth George Frideric Handel 0:38
2 Acis und Galatea: The flocks shall leave the mountains George Frideric Handel 2:33
3 Acis und Galatea: Help, Galatea! help, ye parent gods! George Frideric Handel 1:33
4 Acis und Galatea: Mourn. all ye muses! George Frideric Handel 3:13
5 Acis und Galatea: Must I my Acis still bemoan George Frideric Handel 4:31
6 Acis und Galatea: 'Tis done: thus I exert my pow'r divine George Frideric Handel 0:30
7 Acis und Galatea: Heart, the seat of soft delight George Frideric Handel 3:58
8 Acis und Galatea: Galatea, dry thy tears George Frideric Handel 3:02
9 Acis und Galatea: O ruddier than the cherry (alternative version) George Frideric Handel 3:25
10 Tornami a vagheggiar (Handel, "Alcina") George Frideric Handel 5:16
11 Ah! Ruggiero crudel... Ombre pallide (Handel, "Alcina") George Frideric Handel 10:51
12 Per la gloria (Bononcini, "Griselda") Giovanni Battista Bononcini 5:06
13 Nel cor piu non mi sento (Paisiello) Giovanni Paisiello 4:02
14 Furia di donna (Puccini, "La buona figliuola") Giacomo Puccini 3:11
15 The traveller benighted (Arne, "Love in a village") Thomas Arne 1:57
16 The soldier tir'd (Arne, "Artaxerxes") Thomas Arne 4:04
17 When William at eve (Shield, "Rosina") William Shield 2:28
18 Whilst with village maids (Shield, "Rosina") William Shield 3:02
19 Light as thistledown (Shield, "Rosina") William Shield 1:44

Credits

CD 1

composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1718) (tracks 1–12, 12–21)
conductor:
Sir Adrian Boult (conductor) (tracks 1–21)
librettist:
John Gay (English poet and dramatist) (1718) (tracks 1–12, 12–21)
orchestra:
Philomusica of London (tracks 1–21)
part of:
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49: Act II (tracks 13–18, 18–21)
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49: Act I (tracks 1–9, 9–12, 12)
recording of:

CD 2

composer:
Thomas Arne (composer) (tracks 15–16)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 10–11)
Niccolò Piccinni (track 14)
William Shield (tracks 17–19)
Giovanni Battista Bononcini (composer, 1670-1747) (– 1722) (track 12)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1718) (tracks 1–9)
Giovanni Paisiello (composer) (1788) (track 13)
conductor:
Sir Adrian Boult (conductor) (tracks 1–9)
librettist:
Isaac Bickerstaffe (track 15)
Frances Brooke (tracks 17–19)
John Gay (English poet and dramatist) (1718) (tracks 1–9)
Giuseppe Palomba (librettist) (1788) (track 13)
lyricist:
Paolo Antonio Rolli (– 1722) (track 12)
orchestra:
Philomusica of London (tracks 1–19)
soprano vocals:
Joan Sutherland (soprano) (tracks 10–19)
publisher:
G. Schirmer Inc. (tracks 12–13)
arrangements:
Ne! cor più non mi sento (edited by Paton for Alfred) (track 13)
Per la gloria d'adorarvi (edited by Paton for Alfred) (track 12)
is the basis for:
Fantaisie, op. 16 (track 13)
part of:
Griselda (track 12)
Artaxerxes: Act III (track 16)
partial recording of:
Love in a Village (track 15)
Rosina (tracks 17–19)
recording of:

Release

ASIN:DE: B000025KKD [info]