Messiah / Handel Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759

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Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759
Oratorios.; Jesus Christ; Streaming audio
  • Part the first. Sinfony: Grave - allegro moderato ; Accompagnato: Comfort ye my people ; Air: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted ; Chorus: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed ; Accompagnato: Thus saith the Lord of hosts ; Air: But who may abide the day of His coming ; Chorus: And he shall purify ; Recitative: Behold, a virgin shall conceive ; Air: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion ; Chorus: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion ; Accompagnato: For behold, darkness shall cover the earth ; Air: The people that walked in darkness ; Chorus: For unto us a Child is born ; Pifa : Larghetto e mezzo piano ; Recitative: There were shepherds ; Accompagnato: And lo, the angel of the Lord ; Recitative: And the angel said unto them ; Accompangnato: And suddenly there was with the angel ; Chorus: Glory to God in the highest ; Recitative: Then shall the eyes of the vlind be open'd ; Air: He shall feed His flock like a shepherd ; Chorus: His yoke is easy, His burthen is light
  • Part the second. Chorus: Behold, the Lamb of God ; Air: He was despised ; Chorus: Surely, He hath borne our griefs ; Chorus: And with His stripes we are healed ; Chorus: All we like sheep have gone astray ; Accompagnato: All they that see Him, laugh Him to scorn ; Chorus: He trusted in God ; Accompagnato: Thy rebuke hath broken His heart ; Arioso: Behold, and see if there be any sorrow ; Accompagnato: He was cut off out of the land of the living ; Air: But thou didst not leave His soul in hell ; Chorus: Lift up your heads, O ye gates ; Recitative: Unto which of the angels ; Chorus: Let all the angels of God workship Him ; Air: Thou art gone up on high ; Chorus: The Lord gave the word ; Air: How beautiful are the feet ; Chorus: Their sound is gone out into all lands ; Air: Why do the nations so furiously rage together ; Chorus: Let us break their bonds asunder ; Recitative: He that dwelleth in heaven ; Air: Thou shalt break them ; Chorus: Hallelujah!
  • Part the third. Air: I know that my Redeember liveth ; Chorus: Since by man came death ; Accompagnato: Behold, I tell you a mystery ; Air: The trumpet shall sound ; Recitative: Then shall be brought to pass the saying ; Duet: O death, where is thy sting ; Chorus: But thanks be to God ; Air: If God be for us ; Chorus: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain ; Chorus: Amen.
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