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George Frederic Handel - Solomon (2004) CD 64 tracks, 159:30
Genre Choral
Label Naxos
Cat. Number 557574
Conductor Joachim Carlos Martini
Orchestra Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra
Index 4228
Collection Status In Collection
Track List
Solomon (disc 1) 80:51
01 Overture Play 03:39
02 Allegro Play 02:31
03 Your harps and cymbals sound (Chorus of Priests) Play 03:39
04 Air: Praise ye the Lord (Levite) Play 04:44
05 With pious hearts (Chorus of Priests) Play 04:26
06 Accompagnato: Almighty pow'r! (Solomon) Play 02:26
07 Recitative: Imperial Solomon (Zadok) Play 00:44
08 Air: Sacred raptures (Zadok) Play 04:15
09 Throughout the land Jehovah's praise (Chorus of Israelites) Play 03:11
10 Recitative: Bless'd be the Lord (Solomon) Play 00:24
11 Air: What tho' I trace (Solomon) Play 05:51
12 Recitative: And see my Queen (Solomon) Play 00:44
13 Air: Bless'd the day (Queen) Play 05:11
14 Recitative: Thou fair inhabitant of Nile (Solomon, Queen) Play 00:39
15 Duet: Welcome as the dawn of day (Solomon, Queen) Play 03:29
16 Recitative: Vain are the transient beauties (Zadok) Play 00:40
17 Air: Indulge thy faith (Zadok) Play 02:44
18 Recitative: My blooming fair (Solomon) Play 00:14
19 Air: Haste to the cedar grove (Solomon) Play 03:06
20 Recitative: When thou art absent from my sight (Queen) Play 00:11
21 Air: With thee th'unshelter'd moor I tread (Queen) Play 02:08
22 Recitative: Search round the world (Zadok) Play 00:17
23 May no rash intruder (Chorus) Play 03:18
24 From the censer curling rise (Chorus) Play 05:17
25 Recitative: Prais'd be the Lord (Solomon) Play 01:06
26 Air: When the sun o'er yonder hills (Solomon) Play 04:39
27 Recitative: Great prince (Levite) Play 00:27
28 Air: Thrice bless'd that wise discerning king (Levite) Play 03:17
29 Recitative: My sovereign liege, two women stand (Attendant, Solomon, First Woman) Play 02:04
30 Air and Trio: Words are weak to paint my Fears (First Woman, Second Woman, Solomon) Play 05:30
Solomon (disc 2) 78:39
01 Recitative: What says the other (Solomon, Second Woman) Play 01:20
02 Air: Thy sentence, great king (Second Woman) Play 02:07
03 Recitative: Withhold the executing hand (First Woman) Play 00:14
04 Air: Can I see my infant gor'd (First Woman) Play 04:48
05 Accompagnato: Israel, attend (Solomon) Play 02:00
06 Duet: Thrice bless'd be the king (First Woman, Solomon) Play 03:41
07 From the east unto the west (Chorus of Israelites) Play 02:38
08 Recitative: From morn to eve (Zadok) Play 00:24
09 Air: See the tall Palm (Zadok) Play 05:09
10 Recitative: No more shall armed bands (First Woman) Play 00:18
11 Air: Beneath the vine (First Woman) Play 06:28
12 Swell the full chorus (Chorus of Priests) Play 02:39
13 Sinfonia, "Arrival of the Queen of Sheba" Play 03:03
14 Recitative: From Arabia's spicy shores (Queen of Sheba, Solomon) Play 01:11
15 Air: Ev'ry sight these eyes behold (Queen of Sheba) Play 04:19
16 Recitative: Sweep the string (Solomon) Play 00:15
17 Air and Chorus: Music, spread thy voice around (Solomon, Chorus) Play 02:52
18 Air and Chorus: Now a diff'rent measure try (Solomon, Chorus) Play 01:50
19 Recitative: Then at once (Solomon) Play 00:37
20 Draw the tear from hopeless love (Chorus) Play 02:23
21 Recitative: Next the tortur'd soul release (Solomon) Play 00:21
22 Air and Chorus: Thus rolling surges rise (Solomon) Play 02:53
23 Recitative: Thy Harmony's divine (Queen of Sheba) Play 01:04
24 Air: Pious king, and virtuous queen (Levite) Play 02:49
25 Recitative: Thrice happy king (Zadok) Play 00:47
26 Air: Golden columns, fair and bright (Zadok) Play 02:56
27 Praise the Lord (Chorus) Play 04:47
28 Recitative: Gold now is common (Solomon) Play 00:26
29 Air: How green our fertile pastures look (Solomon) Play 02:11
30 Recitative: May peace in Salem ever dwell (Queen of Sheba) Play 00:42
31 Air: Will the sun forget to streak (Queen of Sheba) Play 05:49
32 Recitative: Adieu, fair queen (Solomon) Play 00:24
33 Duet: Ev'ry joy, that wisdom knows (Solomon, Queen of Sheba) Play 02:41
34 The name of the wicked (Chorus) Play 02:33
Soprano Elizabeth Scholl
Mezzo-Soprano Ewa Wolak
Soprano Nicola Wemyss
Tenor Knut Schoch
Bass Matthias Vieweg
Personal Details
Purchase Date 9/9/2006
Rating 0
Location basement
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Packaging Jewel Case
UPC (Barcode) 747313257423
Spars DDD
Sound Stereo