Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Belshazzar: Destructive War
2:28
2 Theodora: To Thee, Thou Glorious Son of Worth
4:47
3 Alexander Balus: Fury With Red Sparkling Eyes
6:06
4 Susanna: Crystal Streams in Murmurs Flowing
6:49
5 Judas Maccabeus: From This Dread Scene
3:02
6 Theodora: Streams of Pleasure Ever Flowing
5:40
7 Theodora: As With Rosy Steps the Morn
6:57
8 Joseph and His Brethren: Prophetic Raptures Swell My Breast
8:50
9 Joshua: Our Limpid Streams With Freedom Flow
2:59
10 Solomon: Can I See My Infant Gor'd
4:26
11 Alexander Balus: Fair Virtue Shall Charm Me
2:40
12 Solomon: Welcome as the Dawn of Day
4:03
13 Hercules: My Father
6:43
14 Theodora: Oh! That I on Wings Could Rise
4:30
15 Belshazzar: Great Victor, at Your Feet I Bow
5:08

Credits

CD 1

composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 2, 6, 14)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1744) (tracks 1, 15)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1744-07 – 1744-08) (track 13)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1746) (track 5)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1748) (tracks 10, 12)
conductor:
Alan Curtis (harpsichordist, musicologist, and conductor) (tracks 1–15)
contralto vocals:
Marie‐Nicole Lemieux (operatic contralto) (tracks 1–3, 5–7, 9, 11–12, 15)
librettist:
Thomas Broughton (clergyman and librettist) (track 13)
Charles Jennens (tracks 1, 15)
Thomas Morell (tracks 5, 14)
orchestra:
Il Complesso Barocco (tracks 1–15)
soprano vocals:
Karina Gauvin (tracks 4, 8, 10, 13–14)
later translated versions:
part of:
Theodora, HWV 68: Act II (tracks 2, 14)
recording of:

Release

ASIN: FR: B005FMQB4W [info]