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

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

Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Michael Chance, Sinead Pratschke, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

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Tracklist

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Overture

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    4:20

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act I: This Day A Solemn Feast To Dagon Held (Recit. Samson) - Awake The Trumpet's Lofty Sound! (Chorus of Philistines)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    2:27

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Ye Men Of Gaza (Air Philistine Woman) - Awake The Trumpet's Lofty Sound! (Chorus Of Philistines)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    4:31

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Why By An Angel Was My Birth Foretold (Recit. Samson & Micah) - Total Eclipse! No Sun, No Moon! (Air Samson)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    6:07

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Of First Created Beam (Chorus Of Israelites)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    3:32

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Brethren And Men Of Dan, Say (Recit. Manoah & Micah)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    1:46

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Thy Glorious Deeds Inspir'd My Tongue (Air Manoah)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    4:22

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Justly These Evils (Recit. Samson) - Why Does The God Of Israel Sleep? (Air Samson)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    6:20

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Then Shall They Know (Chorus Of Israelites)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    2:21

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act I: For Thee, My Dearest Son (Recit. Manoah & Samson) - My Genial Spirits Droop (Accomp. Samson)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    2:10

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Then Long Eternity - Joys That Are Pure, Sincerely Good (Recit. & Air Micah)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    6:04

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act I: Then Round About The Starry Throne (Chorus Of Israelites)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    2:24

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Just Are The Ways Of God To Man (Air Manoah) - My Evils Hopeless Are! (Recit. Samson & Micah)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    3:53

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Return, O God Of Hosts! (Air Micah) - To Dust His Glory They Would Tread (Chorus Of Israelites)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    13:36

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act II: But Who Is This, That So Bedeck'd And Gay (Recit. Micah, Samson, Dalila)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    1:01

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act II: With Plaintive Notes And Am'rous Moan (Air Dalila)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    4:32

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act II: My/Her Faith And Truth, O Samson, Prove (Air Dalila & Chorus Of Virgins)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    5:16

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act II: To Fleeting Pleasures Make Your Court (Air Dalila)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    3:18

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Ne'er Think Of That (Samson) - Traitor To Love! (Duet Dalila & Samson)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    2:33

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act II: To Man God's Universal Law (Chorus Of Israelites)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    2:30

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act II: No Words Of Peace (Recit. Micah, Harapha, Samson)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    1:49

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Honour And Arms Scorn Such A Foe (Air Harapha)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    7:30

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Go, Baffled Coward (Duet Samson, Harapha)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    2:33

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Here Lies The Proof (Micah) - Hear, Jacob's God, Jehovah! (Chorus Of Israelites)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    4:36

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Dagon, Arise! (Harapha) - To Song And Dance We Give The Day (Chorus Of Philistines)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    2:10

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Fix'd In His Everlasting Seat (Choruses Of Israelites & Philistines)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    3:12

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: More Trouble Is Behind (Recit. Micah, Samson, Harapha)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    1:21

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Presuming Slave! (Air Harapha)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    3:45

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Reflect Then, Samson (Recit. Micah, Samson)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    0:53

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: With Thunder Arm'd, Great God, Arise! (Chorus Of Israelites)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    2:58

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Be Of Good Courage (Recit. Samson, Micah, Harapha)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    1:34

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Thus When The Sun From's Wat'ry Bed (Air Samson)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    3:57

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: With Might Endu'd - The Holy One Of Israel (Air) - To Fame Immortal Go (Chorus Of Israelites)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    2:54

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Old Manoah, With Youthful Steps (Recit. Micah, Manoah)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    0:28

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Great Dagon Has Subdu'd Our Foe (Chorus Of Philistines) - What Noise Of Joy (Recit. Manoah, Micah)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    2:45

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: How Willing My Paternal Love (Air Manoah)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    3:19

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Your Hopes (Micah, Manoah) - A Symphony Of Horror And Confusion - Hear Us, Our God! (Chorus Of Philistines)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    2:01

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Where Shall I Run (Recit. Messenger, Micah, Manoah)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    1:16

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Ye Sons Of Israel, Now Lament (Air Micah) - Weep, Israel, A Louder Strain (Chorus Of Israelites)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    4:34

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Proceed We Hence (Manoah) - Symphony: Dead March - The Body Comes (Micah, Manoah)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    4:49

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Glorious Hero, May Thy Grave (Air Manoah & Chorus Of Israelites & Soli)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    5:56

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Let The Bright Seraphim In Burning Row (Air Israelite Woman)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    2:58

  • Samson, HWV 57, Act III: Let Their Celestial Concerts All Unite (Chorus Of Israelites)

    Monastery Baroque Orchestra, Maulbronn Chamber Choir, Jurgen Budday, Sinead Pratschke, Michael Chance, Raimund Nolte, David Thomas, Mark le Brocq

    3:43

  • Total playing time

    2:34:28

Credits

    Released

    2 May 2000

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