Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Messiah: Sinfonia
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:58
2 The Messiah: Recitative: Comfort ye my People
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:30
3 The Messiah: Air: Every Valley Shall be Exalted
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:41
4 The Messiah: Chorus: And The Glory of The Lord
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:50
5 The Messiah: Recitative: Thus Saith The Lord
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:40
6 The Messiah: Air: But Who May Abide The Day of His Coming?
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:50
7 The Messiah: Chorus: And He Shall Purify
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:27
8 The Messiah: Recitative: Behold, a Virgin Shall Conceive
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:28
9 The Messiah: Air And Chorus: O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion
Georg Friedrich Händel 5:39
10 The Messiah: Recitative: For Behold, Dakness Shall Cover The Earth
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:30
11 The Messiah: Air: The People That Walked in Darkness
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:56
12 The Messiah: Chorus: "For Unto Us a Child is Born"
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:54
13 The Messiah: Pifa (Pastoral Symphony)
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:04
14 The Messiah: Recitative: There Were Shepherds Abiding in The Field
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:38
15 The Messiah: Recitative: And The Angel Said Unto Them
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:49
16 The Messiah: Recitative: And Suddenly There Was With The Angel
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:19
17 The Messiah: Chorus: Glory to God
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:51
18 The Messiah: Air: Rejoice Greatly, o Daughter of Zion
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:37
19 The Messiah: Recitative: Then Shall The Eyes of The Blind
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:29
20 The Messiah: Air: He Shall Feed His Flock / Come Unto Him
Georg Friedrich Händel 5:27
21 The Messiah: Chorus: His Yoke is Easy, And His Burthen is Light
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:16
22 The Messiah: Chorus: Behold The Lamb of God
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:58
23 The Messiah: Air: He Was Despised
Georg Friedrich Händel 12:21
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Messiah: Chorus: Surely He hath borne our griefs
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:22
2 The Messiah: Chorus: An with His stripes we are healed
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:47
3 The Messiah: Chorus: And we like sheep have gone astray
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:20
4 The Messiah: Recitative: All they that see Him laugh him scorn
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:47
5 The Messiah: Chorus: He trusted in God
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:59
6 The Messiah: Recitative: Thy rebuke hath broken His heart
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:18
7 The Messiah: Air: Behold, and see if there be any sorrow
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:06
8 The Messiah: Recitative: He was cut off out of the land of the living
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:29
9 The Messiah: Air: But thou didst not leave His soul in hell
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:41
10 The Messiah: Chorus: Lift up your heads, O ye gates
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:50
11 The Messiah: Recitative: Unto which of the angels said He at any time
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:24
12 The Messiah: Chorus: Let all the angels of God worship Him
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:24
13 The Messiah: Air: Thou art gone up on high
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:15
14 The Messiah: Chorus: The Lord gave the word
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:06
15 The Messiah: Air: How beautiful are the feet
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:38
16 The Messiah: Chorus: Their sound is gone out
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:24
17 The Messiah: Air: Why do the nations so furiously rage together?
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:30
18 The Messiah: Chorus: Let us break their bonds asunder
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:52
19 The Messiah: Recitative: He that dwelleth in Heaven
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:18
20 The Messiah: Air: Thou shalt break them
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:13
21 The Messiah: Chorus: "Hallelujah"
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:27
22 The Messiah: Air: I know that my Redeemer liveth
Georg Friedrich Händel 6:50
23 The Messiah: Chorus: Since by man came death
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:05
24 The Messiah: Behold, I tell you a mystery
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:39
25 The Messiah: Air: The trumpet shall sound
Georg Friedrich Händel 8:54
26 The Messiah: Recitative: Then shall be brought to pass
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:20
27 The Messiah: Duet: O death, where is thy sting?
Georg Friedrich Händel 1:06
28 The Messiah: Chorus: But thanks be to God
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:16
29 The Messiah: Air: If God be for us
Georg Friedrich Händel 5:23
30 The Messiah: Chorus: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain
Georg Friedrich Händel 6:04

Credits

CD 1

choir vocals:
Robert Shaw Chorale (tracks 4, 7, 12, 17, 21–22)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 2, 6, 9, 11, 15–16, 20)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–8, 10, 12–14, 17–19, 21–23)
conductor:
Robert Shaw (conductor) (tracks 1–23)
orchestra:
Robert Shaw Orchestra (tracks 1–23)
arrangements:
He Shall Feed His Flock (arr. Rizzo) (track 20)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Messiah: Sinfonia Pastoral (Stokowski orchestration) (track 13)
part of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II (tracks 22–23)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I (tracks 1–21)
recording of:

CD 2

choir vocals:
Robert Shaw Chorale (tracks 5, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 30)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 7, 9, 20, 24, 26)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 1–6, 8, 10–19, 21–23, 25, 27–30)
conductor:
Robert Shaw (conductor) (tracks 1–30)
orchestra:
Robert Shaw Orchestra (tracks 1–30)
arrangements:
is based on:
is the basis for:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, no. 39. Chorus "Their sound is gone out" (version for chorus, not tenor solo) (track 16)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
later versions:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III, no. 52. Air "If God be for us" (Alto) (version transposed for Alto) (track 29)
part of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III (tracks 22–30)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II (tracks 1–21)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: US: B0002VYDYQ [info]