Handel: SAUL (English Oratorio in three acts, performed according to the traditions of the time)

Handel: SAUL (English Oratorio in three acts, performed according to the traditions of the time)

Juergen Budday

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Tracklist

    Handel
  • Ouverture: Symphony (Allegro - Larghetto - Allegro)

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    8:59

  • How Excellent Thy Name, O Lord (Chorus Of Israelites)

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    3:03

  • An Infant Rais'd By Thy Command (Air Soprano)

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    1:57

  • Along The Monster Atheist Strode (Chorus: Alto, Tenor, Basso)

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    1:04

  • The Youth Inspir'd By Thee, O Lord (Chorus Of Israelites)

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    1:59

  • How Excellent Thy Name, O Lord. Hallelujah (Chorus Of Israelites)

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    2:27

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  • He Comes (Michal) - O Godlike Youth (Air Michal)

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    3:23

  • Behold, O King, The Brave, Victorious Youth (Recit. Abner, David, Saul)

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    0:55

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  • O King, Your Favours With Delight I Take (Air David)

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    5:21

  • Oh, Early Piety! Oh, Modest Merit! (Jonathan) - What Abject Thoughts A Prince Can Have (Air Merab)

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    2:50

  • Yet Think On Whom This Honour You Bestow (Merab) - Birth And Fortune I Despise! (Air Jonathan)

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    5:27

  • Thou, Merab, First In Birth, Be First In Honour (Saul) - My Soul Rejects The Thought With Scorn (Air Merab)

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    1:43

  • See, With What A Scornful Air - Ah, Lovely Youth, Wast Thou Design'd (Air Michal)

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    1:57

  • Symphony (Andante Allegro) - Already See The Daughters Of The Land (Michal)

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    1:35

  • Welcome, Welcome, Mighty King (Chorus Of Israelites)

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    1:47

  • What Do I Hear? Am I Then Sunk So Low (Accomp. Saul) - David His Ten Thousands Slew (Chorus Of Israelites)

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    1:02

  • Handel
  • To Him Ten Thousands, And To Me But Thousands - With Rage I Shall Burst His Praises To Hear (Accomp. & Air Saul)

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    1:45

  • Imprudent Women (Jonathan) - 'Tis But His Old Disease, Which Thou Canst Cure (Michal)

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    0:50

  • Fell Rage And Black Despair Possess'd (Air Michal)

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    2:43

  • Racked With Infernal Pains (Abner) - O Lord, Whose Mercies Numberless (Air David)

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    4:52

  • Symphony (Largo)

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    1:47

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  • 'Tis All In Vain; His Fury Still Continues (Jonathan) - A Serpent, In My Bosom Warm'd (Air Saul)

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    2:32

  • Has He Escap'd My Rage? (Saul) - Capricious Man, In Humour Lost (Air Merab)

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    4:07

  • O Filial Piety! O Sacred Friendship! (Accomp. Jonathan)

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    1:55

  • No, Cruel Father, No! I Must Defend Against The World My Best, My Dearest Friend (Air Jonathan)

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    1:33

  • O Lord, Whose Providence Ever Wakes For Their Defence (Air High Priest)

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    1:48

  • Preserve Him For The Glory Of Thy Name (Chorus)

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    2:42

  • Envy, Eldest Born Of Hell (Chorus)

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    2:37

  • Ah, Dearest Friend (Jonathan) - But Sooner Jordan's Stream, I Swear (Air Jonathan)

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    2:54

  • My Father Comes: Retire, My Friend (Jonathan)

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    0:21

  • Hast Thou Obey'd My Orders (Saul) - Sin Not, O King, Against The Youth (Air Jonathan)

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    3:10

  • As Great Jehovah Lives (Air Saul)

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    1:40

  • From Cities Stormed, And Battles Won (Air Jonathan)

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    2:20

  • Appear, My Friend (Jonathan) - No More Imagine Danger (Saul) - Your Words, O King, My Loyal Heart (Air David)

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    1:41

  • Yes, He Shall Wed My Daughter! But How Long Shall He Enjoy Her? (Saul)

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    0:30

  • Handel
  • A Father's Will Has Authorized My Love (Michal) - O Fairest Of Ten Thousand Fair (Duet Michal & David)

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    3:15

  • Is There A Man, Who All His Ways, Directs (Chorus)

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    1:22

  • Symphony (Largo - Allegro)

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    3:34

  • Thy Father Is As Cruel (David) - At Persecution I Can Laugh (Duet David & Michal)

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    2:01

  • Whom Dost Thou Seek? (Michal) - I Seek For David (Doeg) - No, No, Let The Guilty Tremble (Air Michal)

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    2:21

  • Mean As He Was, He Is My Brother Now (Merab)

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    0:48

  • Author Of Peace, Who Canst Control Every Passion Of The Soul (Air Merab)

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    3:09

  • Symphony (Allegro)

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    1:15

  • The Time At Length Is Come (Accomp. Saul)

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    0:42

  • Where Is The Son Of Jesse? Comes He Not To Grace Our Feast? (Saul & Jonathan)

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    1:03

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  • Oh, Fatal Consequence Of Rage (Chorus)

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    4:39

  • Wretch That I Am, Of My Own Ruin Author! (Accomp. Saul)

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    2:47

  • 'Tis Said, Here Lives A Woman, Close Familiar With Th'enemy Of Mankind (Accomp. Saul)

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    0:50

  • With Me What Would'st Thou? (Witch) - I Would, That By Thy Art Thou Bring Me Up The Man Whom I Shall Name (Saul)

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    0:42

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  • Infernal Spirits, By Whose Pow'r Departed Ghosts In Living Forms Appear (Air Witch)

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    1:49

  • Why Hast Thou Forc'd Me From The Realms Of Peace - O Holy Prophet (Accomp. Samuel & Saul)

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    3:36

  • Handel
  • Symphony (Allegro)

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    0:38

  • Whence Comest Thou? - Out Of The Camp Of Israel (David & Amalekite)

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    1:21

  • Impious Wretch, Of Race Accurst (Air David)

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    2:14

  • Symphony: Dead March (Grave - Largo E Staccato)

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    4:00

  • Mourn, Israel, Mourn Thy Beauty Lost (Chorus)

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    4:46

  • From This Unhappy Day No More, Ye Gilboan Hills, On You Descend Refreshing Rains Or Kindly Dew (Air Merab)

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    3:08

  • Brave Jonathan His Bow Never Drew (Air David)

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    2:41

  • Eagles Were Not So Swift As They (Chorus Of Israelites)

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    0:21

  • In Sweetest Harmony They Lived (Air Michal)

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    4:49

  • O Fatal Day! How Low The Mighty Lie! O Jonathan! (Solo David & Chorus)

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    5:14

  • Ye Men Of Judah, Weep No More (High Priest)

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    0:31

  • Gird On Thy Sword - Go On, Be Prosperous In Fight (Chorus Of Israelites)

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    5:50

  • Total playing time

    2:37:14

Credits

    Released

    1 July 2009

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