Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Comfort Ye My People
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:04
2 Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Exalted
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:35
3 And the Glory of the Lord
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:51
4 But Who May Abide
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:29
5 And He Shall Purify
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:16
6 Behold, a Virgin Shall Conceive
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:24
7 O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings
Georg Friedrich Händel 5:50
8 For Unto Us a Child Is Born
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:02
9 There Were Shepherds
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:18
10 Rejoice Greatly
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:38
11 He Shall Feed His Flock
Georg Friedrich Händel 6:12
12 Why Do the Nations
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:01
13 He That Dwelleth in Heaven / Thou Shalt Break Them
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:29
14 Halleluja
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:48
15 I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
Georg Friedrich Händel 6:14
16 Amen
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:18

Credits

Medium 1

bass vocals:
Simon Estes (track 12)
choir vocals:
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks (tracks 3, 5, 8, 14, 16)
chorus master:
Hans–Peter Rauscher (tracks 3, 5, 8, 14)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 1, 4, 11, 13)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 2–3, 5, 8, 10, 12–16)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (tracks 1–16)
contralto vocals:
Hanna Schwarz (tracks 4, 11)
orchestra:
soprano vocals:
Margaret Price (tracks 10–11, 15)
tenor vocals:
Stuart Burrows (tenor) (tracks 1–2, 13)
arrangements:
He Shall Feed His Flock (arr. Rizzo) (track 11)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
part of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III (tracks 15–16)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I (tracks 1–5, 8, 10–11)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II (tracks 12–13, 13–14)
partial recording of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

Release

conductor: Sir Colin Davis