G.F.Handel-Oratorio Belshazzar (sung in English)

G.F.Handel-Oratorio Belshazzar (sung in English)

Edition Monastery Maulbronn

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    G.F.Handel-Oratorio Belshazzar (sung in English)
  • Ouverture

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    4:35

  • Chorus(The Babylonians)-Behold,by Persia's hero made

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    2:37

  • Recitative(Gobrias+Cyrus)-Well may they laugh,from meagre famine safe

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    1:47

  • Air(Gobrias)-Oppress'd with never-ceasing grief

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    3:19

  • Air(Cyrus)-Dry those unavailing tears

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    2:15

  • Recitative(Cyrus)-Be comforted:safe though the tyrant seem

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    0:31

  • Recitative accomp.(Cyrus)-Methought,as on the bank of deep Euphrates

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    2:22

  • Recitative(Cyrus+Gobrias)-Now tell me,Gobrias

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    1:22

  • Air(Gobrias)-Behold the monstous human beast

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    3:23

  • Recitative+Air(Cyprus)-Can you then think it strange

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    3:52

  • Recitative(Cyrus)-My friends,be confident

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    0:43

  • Chorus(The Persians)-All empires upon God depend

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    3:23

  • Air(Daniel)-O sacred oracles of truth

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    4:57

  • Recitative accomp.(Daniel)-Rejoice,my countrymen

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    3:37

  • Chorus(The Jews)-Sing, O ye Heav'ns for the Lord hath done it

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    4:31

  • Air(Belshazzar)-Let festal joy triumphant reign

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    5:00

  • Recitative(Belshazzar+Nitocris)-For you my friends,the nobles of my court

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    2:23

  • Chorus(The Jews)-Recall, O king, thy rash command

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    3:37

  • Recitative(Nitocris+Belshazzar)-They tell you true;nor can you be to learn

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    1:40

  • Duet(Nitocris+Belshazaar)-O dearer than my life,forbear

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    6:13

  • Chorus(The Jews)-By slow degress the wrath of God

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    4:58

  • Chorus(The Persians)-See,from his post Euphrates flies

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    7:16

  • Recitative(Cyrus)-You see,my friends,a path into the city lies open

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    0:49

  • Chorus(The Persians)-To arms, to arms,no more delay

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    0:39

  • Chorus(The Babylonians)-Ye tutelar gods of our empire, look down

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    3:14

  • Air(Belshazzar)-Let the deep bowl thy praise confess

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    2:32

  • Recitative(Belshazzar)-Where is the God of Judah's boasted pow'r

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    0:44

  • Chorus(The Babylonians)+Recitative(Belshazzar)-Help,help the king!He faints...

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    2:24

  • Recitative(Belshazzar)+Sinfonia-Call all our Wise Men

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    2:09

  • Recitative(Belshazzar)+Chorus(Wise Men)-Ye sages,welcome always to your king

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    1:06

  • Chorus(The Babylonians)-Oh misery!Oh terror,hopeless grief!

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    1:59

  • Recitative(Nitocrus+Belshazzar)+Recitative(Belshazzar)-O king, live for ever!

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    1:42

  • Air(Daniel)-No,to thyself thy trifles be

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    1:39

  • Recitative accomp.(Daniel)-Yet,to obey His dread command

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    3:25

  • Recitative(Nitocris)-O sentence too severe

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    0:20

  • Air(Nitocris)-Regard, O son, my flowing tears

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    6:23

  • Air(Cyrus)-O God of truth, Ofaithful guide

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    4:51

  • Recitative(Cyrus)-You,Gobrias,lead directly to the palace

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    1:04

  • Chorus(The Persians)-O glorious prince, thrice happy they

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    5:23

  • Air(Nitocris)-Alternate hopes and fears distract my mind

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    4:26

  • recitative(Nitocris,Arioch,Messenger)-My hopes revive,here Arioch comes

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    2:06

  • Chorus(The Jews)-Bel boweth down,Nebo stoopeth

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    1:29

  • Air(Belshazzar)-I thank thee,Sesach

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    1:34

  • A Martial Symphony

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    0:43

  • Air(Gobrias)-To pow'r immortal my first thanks are due

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    3:22

  • Recitative(Cyrus)-Be it thy care,good Gobrias

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    0:24

  • Air(Cyrus)-Destructive war, thy limits know

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    2:29

  • Duets(Nitocris+Cyrus)-Great victor, at your feet I bow

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    4:25

  • Recitative(Cyrus+Daniel)-Say,venerable prophet

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    0:51

  • Soli(Nitocris,Daniel,Gobrias)+Chorus-Tell it out among the heathen

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    1:59

  • Recitative accomp.(Cyrus)-yes, I will build thy city, God of Israel

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    2:37

  • Soli+Chorus-I will magnify Thee,O God my king

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    6:02

  • Total playing time

    2:27:36

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Credits

    Released

    23 August 2005

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