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Handel: Messiah (Live)

Julia Doyle, Lawrence Zazzo, Steve Davislim, Neal Davies, B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent, Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Peter Dijkstra

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Messiah, HWV 56: Part I  
1
Symphony. Grave
George Frideric Handel; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
2:59
2
Accompagnato. Comfort ye my people (Tenor)
George Frideric Handel; Steve Davislim; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
3:01
3
Aria. Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (Tenor)
George Frideric Handel; Steve Davislim; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
3:16
4
And the glory of the Lord (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
2:30
5
Accompagnato. Thus saith the Lord (Bass)
George Frideric Handel; Neal Davies; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
1:22
6
Aria. But who may abide the day of his coming (Alto)
George Frideric Handel; Lawrence Zazzo; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
4:18
7
And he shall purify the sons of Levi (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
2:32
8
Behold, a virgin shall conceive (Alto)
George Frideric Handel; Lawrence Zazzo; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
0:25
9
Aria. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Alto, Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Lawrence Zazzo; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
5:08
10
Accompagnato. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (Bass)
George Frideric Handel; Neal Davies; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
2:06
11
Aria. The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light (Bass)
George Frideric Handel; Neal Davies; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
3:34
12
For unto us a child is born (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
3:55
13
Pifa (Pastoral Symphony). Larghetto
George Frideric Handel; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
0:56
14
Recitative. There were shepards abiding in the field (Soprano)
George Frideric Handel; Julia Doyle; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
0:14
15
Accompagnato. And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them (Soprano)
George Frideric Handel; Julia Doyle; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
0:19
16
Recitative. And the angel said unto them (Soprano)
George Frideric Handel; Julia Doyle; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
0:31
17
Accompagnato. And suddenly there was with the angel (Soprano)
George Frideric Handel; Julia Doyle; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
0:17
18
Glory to God in the highest (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
1:52
19
Aria. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Soprano)
George Frideric Handel; Julia Doyle; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
4:14
20
Recitative. Then shall the eyes of the blind be open'd (Alto)
George Frideric Handel; Lawrence Zazzo; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
0:30
21
Aria. He shall feed his flock (Soprano, Alto)
George Frideric Handel; Julia Doyle; Lawrence Zazzo; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
5:26
22
His yoke is easy (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
2:18
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II  
23
Behold, The Lamb of God (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
3:11
24
Aria. He was despised and rejected of men (Alto)
George Frideric Handel; Lawrence Zazzo; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
10:18
25
Surely, he hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
1:36
26
And with his stripes we are healed (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
1:40
27
All we like sheep (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
3:58
1
Accompagnato. All they that see him (Tenor)
George Frideric Handel; Steve Davislim; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
0:39
2
He trusted in God (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
2:16
3
Accompagnato. Thy rebuke hath broken his heart (Tenor)
George Frideric Handel; Steve Davislim; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
1:43
4
Arioso. Behold, and see if there be any sorrow (Tenor)
George Frideric Handel; Steve Davislim; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
1:17
5
Accompagnato. He was cut off (Tenor)
George Frideric Handel; Julia Doyle; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
0:16
6
Aria. But thou didst not leave his soul in hell (Tenor)
George Frideric Handel; Julia Doyle; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
2:07
7
Lift up your heads (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
3:00
8
Recitative. Unto which of the angels said he at any time (Tenor)
George Frideric Handel; Steve Davislim; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
0:13
9
Let all the angels of God worship him (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
1:29
10
Aria. Thou art gone up on high (Alto)
George Frideric Handel; Lawrence Zazzo; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
3:07
11
The Lord gave the word (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
1:11
12
Aria. How beautiful are the feet (Soprano)
George Frideric Handel; Julia Doyle; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
2:21
13
Their sound is gone out into all lands (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
1:23
14
Aria. Why do the nations so furiously rage together (Bass)
George Frideric Handel; Neal Davies; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
2:47
15
Let us break their bonds asunder (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
1:46
16
Recitative. He that dwelleth in heaven (Tenor)
George Frideric Handel; Steve Davislim; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
0:12
17
Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron (Tenor)
George Frideric Handel; Steve Davislim; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
2:04
18
Hallelujah (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
3:37
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III  
19
Aria. I know that my Redeemer liveth (Soprano)
George Frideric Handel; Julia Doyle; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
5:25
20
Since by man came death (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
2:16
21
Accompagnato. Behold, I tell you a mystery (Bass)
George Frideric Handel; Neal Davies; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
0:34
22
Aria. The trumpet shall sound (Bass)
George Frideric Handel; Neal Davies; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
8:49
23
Recitative. Then shall be brought to pass (Alto)
George Frideric Handel; Lawrence Zazzo; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
0:16
24
Duet. O death, where is thy sting (Alto, Tenor)
George Frideric Handel; Lawrence Zazzo; Steve Davislim; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
0:58
25
But thanks be to God (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
2:02
26
Aria. If God be for us (Soprano)
George Frideric Handel; Julia Doyle; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
4:24
27
Worthy is the Lamb that was slain (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; BB'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra GhentRock; Peter Dijkstra
3:17
28
Amen (Chorus)
George Frideric Handel; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; B'Rock Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent; Peter Dijkstra
3:50
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    2:15:45
This double album presentation of Handel's Messiah in the original English version was recorded live in Munich in November 2014 and rises above many other releases thanks to interpretations from a stellar cast of vocalists and musicians. Working from the original and historically informed scoring are soprano Julia Doyle, countertenor Lawrence Zazzo, tenor Steve Davislim, bass baritone Neal Davies and the Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks under Peter Dijkstra, accompanied by B'Rock Orchestra.
48 kHz / 24-bit PCM – BR-Klassik Studio Masters

Live-Aufnahme / Live recording: München, Herkulessaal, 21.-27.11.2014
Tonmeister / Recording Producer: Bernhard Albrecht
Toningenieur / Balance Engineer: Peter Urban
Schnitt / Editing: Bernhard Albrecht
Fotos / Photography: Bild vom Konzert © Klaus Fleckenstein; Julia Doyle © Raphaelle Photography; Lawrence Zazzo © Eric Richmond; Steve Davislim © Rosa Frank; Neal Davies © Sussie Ahlburg; BR-Chor © Johannes Rodach; B‘Rock © Jens Mollenvanger; Peter Dijkstra © Astrid Ackermann
Deutsche Übersetzung mit freundlicher Genehmigung von Deutsche Grammophon GmbH / German translation by courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon GmbH
Design / Artwork: [ec:ko] communications
Editorial: Thomas Becker.
Label-Management: Stefan Piendl, Arion Arts GmbH, Dreieich

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