Handel: The Choice of Hercules

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Item number CDA67298
Barcode 034571172989
Release date 02/01/2002
Category Baroque
Label Hyperion Records
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Artists Coote, Alice
Daniels, Charles
Donohoe, Peter
Harvey, Peter
Invernizzi, Roberta
Blaze, Robin
Gritton, Susan
Composers Handel, George Frideric
King, Robert
Locke, Matthew
Greene, Maurice
Orchestras The Kings Consort
Kings Consort Choir
Disc: 1
Hearken unto me, ye holy children
1 I. Sinfonia
2 No 02. Accompagnato. See Hercules! how smiles yon
3 No 03. Air. Come, blooming boy (Pleasure)
4 No 04. Air. There the brisk sparkling nectar drain
5 No 05. Solo and Chorus. While for thy arms that be
6 No 06. Recitative. Away, mistaken wretch, away! (V
7 No 07. Air. This manly youth's exalted mind (Virtu
8 No 08. Recitative. Rise, youth! exalt thyself and
9 No 09. Air. Go, assert thy heav'nly race (Virtue)
10 No 10. Recitative. In peace, in war (Virtue)
11 No 11. Solo and Chorus. So shalt thou gain immorta
12 No 12. Recitative. Hearst thou, what dangers then
13 No 13. Solo and Chorus. Turn thee, youth, to joy a
14 No 14. Recitative. Short is my way, fair, easy, sm
15 No 15. Air. Yet, can I hear that dulcet lay (Hercu
16 No 16. Air. Enjoy the sweet Elysian grove (Attenda
17 No 17. Recitative. Oh! whither, reason, dost thou
18 No 18. Trio. Where shall I go? (Hercules/Pleasure/
19 No 19. Recitative. Mount, mount the steep ascent (
20 No 20. Air. Mount, mount the steep ascent (Virtue)
21 No 21. Chorus. Arise! mount the steep ascent
22 No 22. Recitative. The sounds breathe fire celesti
23 No 23. Air. Lead, goddess, lead the way! (Hercules
24 No 24. Chorus. Virtue will place thee in that bles
25 No 1. Solo. Hearken unto me, ye holy children
26 No 2. Chorus. Magnify His name
27 No 3. Chorus. And in praising Him you shall say
28 No 4. Solo. To be a father to the fatherless
29 No 5. Duet. Therefore shall he receive a glorious
30 No 6. Recitative. How is he numb'red
31 No 7. Solo. His name shall endure for ever
32 No 8. Chorus. Blessed be the Lord God of our fathe
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