Handel: Samson (English Oratorio HWV 57, performed according to the traditions of the time)

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Disc 1

Songs
1
Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Overture4:20
2
Samson, HWV 57, Act I: This Day A Solemn Feast To Dagon Held (Recit. Samson) - Awake The Trumpet's Lofty Sound! (Chorus of Philistines)2:27
3
Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Ye Men Of Gaza (Air Philistine Woman) - Awake The Trumpet's Lofty Sound! (Chorus Of Philistines)4:31
4
Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Why By An Angel Was My Birth Foretold (Recit. Samson & Micah) - Total Eclipse! No Sun, No Moon! (Air Samson)6:07
5
Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Of First Created Beam (Chorus Of Israelites)3:32
6
Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Brethren And Men Of Dan, Say (Recit. Manoah & Micah)1:46
7
Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Thy Glorious Deeds Inspir'd My Tongue (Air Manoah)4:22
8
Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Justly These Evils (Recit. Samson) - Why Does The God Of Israel Sleep? (Air Samson)6:20
9
Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Then Shall They Know (Chorus Of Israelites)2:21
10
Samson, HWV 57, Act I: For Thee, My Dearest Son (Recit. Manoah & Samson) - My Genial Spirits Droop (Accomp. Samson)2:10
11
Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Then Long Eternity - Joys That Are Pure, Sincerely Good (Recit. & Air Micah)6:04
12
Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Then Round About The Starry Throne (Chorus Of Israelites)2:24
13
Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Just Are The Ways Of God To Man (Air Manoah) - My Evils Hopeless Are! (Recit. Samson & Micah)3:53
14
Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Return, O God Of Hosts! (Air Micah) - To Dust His Glory They Would Tread (Chorus Of Israelites)13:36
15
Samson, HWV 57, Act II: But Who Is This, That So Bedeck'd And Gay (Recit. Micah, Samson, Dalila)1:01
16
Samson, HWV 57, Act II: With Plaintive Notes And Am'rous Moan (Air Dalila)4:32
17
Samson, HWV 57, Act II: My/Her Faith And Truth, O Samson, Prove (Air Dalila & Chorus Of Virgins)5:16
18
Samson, HWV 57, Act II: To Fleeting Pleasures Make Your Court (Air Dalila)3:18

Disc 2

Songs
1
Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Ne'er Think Of That (Samson) - Traitor To Love! (Duet Dalila & Samson)2:33
2
Samson, HWV 57, Act II: To Man God's Universal Law (Chorus Of Israelites)2:30
3
Samson, HWV 57, Act II: No Words Of Peace (Recit. Micah, Harapha, Samson)1:49
4
Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Honour And Arms Scorn Such A Foe (Air Harapha)7:30
5
Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Go, Baffled Coward (Duet Samson, Harapha)2:33
6
Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Here Lies The Proof (Micah) - Hear, Jacob's God, Jehovah! (Chorus Of Israelites)4:36
7
Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Dagon, Arise! (Harapha) - To Song And Dance We Give The Day (Chorus Of Philistines)2:10
8
Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Fix'd In His Everlasting Seat (Choruses Of Israelites & Philistines)3:12
9
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: More Trouble Is Behind (Recit. Micah, Samson, Harapha)1:21
10
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Presuming Slave! (Air Harapha)3:45
11
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Reflect Then, Samson (Recit. Micah, Samson)0:53
12
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: With Thunder Arm'd, Great God, Arise! (Chorus Of Israelites)2:58
13
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Be Of Good Courage (Recit. Samson, Micah, Harapha)1:34
14
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Thus When The Sun From's Wat'ry Bed (Air Samson)3:57
15
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: With Might Endu'd - The Holy One Of Israel (Air) - To Fame Immortal Go (Chorus Of Israelites)2:54
16
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Old Manoah, With Youthful Steps (Recit. Micah, Manoah)0:28
17
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Great Dagon Has Subdu'd Our Foe (Chorus Of Philistines) - What Noise Of Joy (Recit. Manoah, Micah)2:45
18
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: How Willing My Paternal Love (Air Manoah)3:19
19
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Your Hopes (Micah, Manoah) - A Symphony Of Horror And Confusion - Hear Us, Our God! (Chorus Of Philistines)2:01
20
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Where Shall I Run (Recit. Messenger, Micah, Manoah)1:16
21
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Ye Sons Of Israel, Now Lament (Air Micah) - Weep, Israel, A Louder Strain (Chorus Of Israelites)4:35
22
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Proceed We Hence (Manoah) - Symphony: Dead March - The Body Comes (Micah, Manoah)4:49
23
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Glorious Hero, May Thy Grave (Air Manoah & Chorus Of Israelites & Soli)5:56
24
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Let The Bright Seraphim In Burning Row (Air Israelite Woman)2:58
25
Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Let Their Celestial Concerts All Unite (Chorus Of Israelites)3:43
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Total length
2:34:04
Tracks
43
Released
May 2, 2000
Label
© 2000 K&K Verlagsanstalt - Josef-Stefan Kindler and Andreas Otto Grimminger
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MP3
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