The Mozartists / Ian Page

The Mozartists / Ian Page

Handel's 'Messiah'

Dec 23, 2012 53 tracks, Total running length: 136 36 Wigmore St, Marylebone, London W1U 2BP, UK

Handel's 'Messiah'Handel's 'Messiah'

Part One - 1. Symphony (Grave – Allegro moderato)

Part One - 2. Accompagnato, “Comfort ye, my people” – Allan Clayton (tenor)

Part One - 3. Air, “Ev’ry valley shall be exalted” – Allan Clayton (tenor)

Part One - 4. Chorus, “And the glory of the Lord”

Part One - 5. Accompagnato, “Thus saith the Lord” – Jacques Imbrailo (baritone)

Part One - 6. Air, “But who may abide the day of his coming” – Christopher Ainslie (alto)

Part One - 7. Chorus, “And he shall purify”

Part One - 8. Recit., “Behold, a virgin shall conceive” – Christopher Ainslie (alto)

Part One - 9. Air & Chorus, “O thou that tellest good tidings” – Christopher Ainslie (alto)

Part One - 10. Accompagnato, “For behold, darkness” – Jacques Imbrailo (baritone)

Part One - 11. Air, “The people that walked in darkness” – Jacques Imbrailo (baritone)

Part One - 12. Chorus, “For unto us a Child is born”

Part One - 13. Pifa

Part One - 14. Recit., “There were shepherds abiding in the field” – Sophie Bevan (soprano)

Part One - 15. Accompagnato, “And suddenly there was” – Sophie Bevan (soprano)

Part One - 16. Chorus, “Glory to God in the highest”

Part One - 17. Air, “Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion” – Sophie Bevan (soprano)

Part One - 18. Recit., “Then shall the eyes of the blind” – Christopher Ainslie (alto)

Part One - 19. Duet, “He shall feed his flock like a shepherd” (alto, soprano)

Part One - 20. Chorus, “His yoke is easy, his burthen is light”

Part Two - 21. Chorus, “Behold the Lamb of God"

Part Two - 22. Air, “He was despised” – Christopher Ainslie (alto)

Part Two - 23. Chorus, “Surely, He hath borne our griefs”

Part Two - 24. Chorus, “And with His stripes we are healed”

Part Two - 25. Chorus, “All we like sheep have gone astray”

Part Two - 26. Accompagnato, “All they that see Him” – Allan Clayton (tenor)

Part Two - 27. Chorus, “He trusted in God”

Part Two - 28. Accompagnato, “Thy rebuke hath broken His heart” – Allan Clayton (tenor)

Part Two - 29. Arioso, “Behold, and see if there be any sorrow” – Allan Clayton (tenor)

Part Two - 30. Accompagnato, “He was cut off out of the land” – Allan Clayton (tenor)

Part Two - 31. Air, “But Thou didst not leave His soul in hell” – Allan Clayton (tenor)

Part Two - 32. Chorus, “Lift up your heads”

Part Two - 33. Recitative, “Unto which of the angels” – Allan Clayton (tenor)

Part Two - 34. Chorus, “Let all the angels of God worship Him”

Part Two - 35. Air, “Thou art gone up on high” – Christopher Ainslie (alto)

Part Two - 36. Chorus, “The Lord gave the word”

Part Two - 37. Air, “How beautiful are the feet of them” – Sophie Bevan (soprano)

Part Two - 38. Chorus, “Their sound is gone out into all lands”

Part Two - 39. Air, “Why do the nations so furiously rage” – Jacques Imbrailo (baritone)

Part Two - 40. Chorus, “Let us break their bonds asunder”

Part Two - 41. Recitative, “He that dwelleth in heaven” – Allan Clayton (tenor)

Part Two - 42. Air, “Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron” – Allan Clayton (tenor)

Part Two - 43. Chorus, “Hallelujah”

Part Three - 44. Air, “I know that my Redeemer liveth” – Sophie Bevan (soprano)

Part Three - 45. Chorus, “Since by man came death”

Part Three - 46. Accompagnato, “Behold, I tell you a mystery” – Jacques Imbrailo (baritone)

Part Three - 47. Air, “The trumpet shall sound” – Jacques Imbrailo (baritone)

Part Three - 48. Recitative, “Then shall be brought to pass” – Christopher Ainslie (alto)

Part Three - 49. Duet, “O death, where is thy sting?" (alto, tenor)

Part Three - 50. Chorus, “But thanks be to God”

Part Three - 51. Air, “If God be for us who can be against us?" – Sophie Bevan (soprano)

Part Three - 52. Chorus, “Worthy is the Lamb, that was slain”

Part Three - 53. Chorus, “Amen”

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