Handel: Judas Maccabaeus

Handel: Judas Maccabaeus

Jürgen Budday

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Tracklist

  • Overture

    Mark Le Brocq

    6:05

  • Part I: Mourn ye afflicted children (Chorus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    5:24

  • Part I: Recitative: Well may your sorrows, brethren … (Israelitish man) - Recitative: Daughters, let you distressful cries … (Israelitish woman)

    Mark Le Brocq

    1:17

  • Part I: Duet: From this dread scene, these adverse powers (Israelitish man, Israelitish woman)

    Mark Le Brocq

    2:28

  • Part I: For Sion lamentation make (Chorus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    3:28

  • Part I: Recitative: Not vain is all this storm of grief (Israelitish man)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:51

  • Part I: Aria: Pious orgies, pious airs, decent sorrow, decent prayers, will to the Lord ascend (Israelitish woman)

    Mark Le Brocq

    4:01

  • Part I: O Father, whose Almighty power the heavens, and earth and seas adore (Chorus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    2:28

  • Part I: Recitative: I feel the Deity within (Simon)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:55

  • Part I: Aria: Arm, arm, ye brave (Simon) - We come in bright array (Chorus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    3:52

  • Part I: Recitative: 'Tis well, my friends (Judas Maccabeus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:48

  • Part I: Aria: Call forth thy powers, my soul, and dare the conflict of unequal war (Judas Maccabeus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    1:48

  • Part I: Recitative: To Heaven's Almighty King we kneel (Israelitish woman)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:33

  • Part I: Aria: O liberty, thou choicest treasure, seat of virtue, source of pleasure! (Israelitish woman)

    Mark Le Brocq

    3:40

  • Part I: Aria: Come, ever smiling liberty, and with thee bring thy jocurn train (Israelitish woman)

    Mark Le Brocq

    2:58

  • Part I: 'Tis liberty, dear liberty alone, that gives fresh beauty to the sun (Israelitish man)

    Mark Le Brocq

    2:32

  • Part I: Duet: Come, ever smiling liberty, and with thee bring thy jocund train (Israelitish woman, Israelitish man)

    Mark Le Brocq

    1:11

  • Part I: Lead on, lead on (Chorus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:58

  • Part I: Recitative: So willed my father, now at rest in the eternal mansions of blest (Judas Maccabeus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    1:31

  • Part I: Disdainful of danger, we'll rush on the foe (Chorus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    2:13

  • Part I: Recitative: Ambition! If ever honor was thine aim (Judas Maccabeus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:19

  • Part I: Aria: No unhallowed desire our beasts shall desire (Judas Maccabeus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    2:18

  • Part I: Recitative: Haste we, my brethren (Israelitish man)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:12

  • Part I: Hear us, O Lord (Chorus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    4:10

  • Part II: Fallen in the foe, so fall thy foes, oh Lord! (Chorus) - Recitative: Victorious hero! (Israelitish man)

    Mark Le Brocq

    3:17

  • Part II: Aria: So rapid thy course is (Israelitish man)

    Mark Le Brocq

    4:34

  • Part II: Recitative: Well may we hope our freedom to receive (Israelitish man)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:16

  • Part II: Duet: Sion now her head shall raise (Israelitish woman, Israelitish man)

    Mark Le Brocq

    1:32

  • Part II: Tune your harps to song of praise (Chorus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    4:29

  • Part I: Recitative: O let eternal honours crown his name (Israelitish woman)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:39

  • Part II: Aria: From Almighty Kings he took the spoil (Israelitish woman)

    Mark Le Brocq

    3:57

  • Part II: Duet: Hail, Judea, happy land (Israelitish man, Israelitish woman)

    Mark Le Brocq

    2:11

  • Part II: Recitative: Thanks to my brethren (JudasMaccabeus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:46

  • Part II: Aria: How vain is man (Judas Maccabeus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    5:27

  • Part II: Recitative: Oh Judas! O my brethren (Israelitish messenger)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:42

  • Part II: Aria: Ah! wretched Israel (Israelitish woman) - Chorus: Ah! wretched Israel!

    Mark Le Brocq

    8:44

  • Part II: Recitative: Be comforted (Simon)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:38

  • Part II: Aria: The Lord worketh wonders (Simon)

    Mark Le Brocq

    2:37

  • Part II: Recitative: My arms! Against this Gorgias will I go (Judas Maccabeus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:27

  • Part II: Aria: Sound an alarm! (Judas Maccabeus) - We hear, we hear the pleasing (Chorus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    3:56

  • Part II: Aria: With pious hearts, and brave as pious, oh Sion, we thy call attend (Simon)

    Mark Le Brocq

    3:06

  • Part II: Recitative: Ye worshippers of God, down, down with polluted altars, down (Israelitish man)

    Mark Le Brocq

    1:20

  • Part II: Aria: Wise men, flattering, may deceive you with their, vain mysterious art (Israelitish woman)

    Mark Le Brocq

    5:36

  • Part II: Duet: O never bow we down (Israelitish woman, Israelitish man, Chorus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    5:45

  • Part III: Aria: Father of Heaven, from Thy eternal throne, look with an eye of blessing down (Israelitish man)

    Mark Le Brocq

    7:21

  • Part III: See, see yon flames (Israelitish man)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:44

  • Part III: Recitative: O grant it, Heaven (Israelitish woman)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:31

  • Part II: Aria: So shall the lute and harp awake (Israelitish woman)

    Mark Le Brocq

    4:21

  • Part III: Recitative: From Capharsalama, on eagle wings I fly (Israelitish messenger)

    Mark Le Brocq

    1:17

  • Part III: See, the conqu'ring hero comes! (Chorus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    2:52

  • Part III: Sing unto God (Chorus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    2:41

  • Part III: Recitative: Sweet flow the strains (Judas Maccabeus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:56

  • Part III: Aria: With honour let desert be crowned (Judas Maccabeus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    2:48

  • Part III: Recitative: Peace to my countrymen (Eupolemus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    0:39

  • Part III: To our great God be all the honour given (Chorus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    2:35

  • Part III: Duet: O lovely peace, with plenty crowned, come (Israelitish woman, Israelitish man)

    Mark Le Brocq

    8:28

  • Part III: Aria: Rejoice, O Judah (Simon)

    Mark Le Brocq

    1:52

  • Part III: Hallelujah, Amen (Chorus)

    Mark Le Brocq

    2:33

  • Total playing time

    2:36:08

Credits

    Released

    1 May 2011

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