Handel: Saul

Naxos: 8554361-63

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Handel: Saul

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Naxos

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8554361-63
(8.554361-63)

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3

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0636943436127

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2 hours 52 minutes

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Handel: Saul


Marcel Beekman, David Cordier, counter-tenor; Stephan MacLeod, bass; Claron McFadden, Barbara Schlick, soprano; Knut Schoch, tenor; Gotthold Schwarz

Barockorchester Frankfurt, Joachim Carlos Martini, Junge Kantorei

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George Frideric Handel: Saul, HWV 53

Symphony: Allegro - Larghetto - Allegro - Andante larghetto

Act I Scene 1: How excellent Thy name, O Lord (Chorus)

Act I Scene 1: Air: An Infant rais'd by thy Command (Soprano)

Act I Scene 1: Trio: Along the Monster Atheist strode (Chorus)

Act I Scene 1: The Youth inspir'd by Thee, O Lord (Chorus)

Act I Scene 1: How excellent thy name, O Lord (Chorus)

Act I Scene 2: Recitative: He comes! (Michal)

Act I Scene 2: Air: O God-like Youth! (Michal)

Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Behold, O King… Young Man… The Son of Jesse (Abner, Saul, David)

Act I Scene 2: Air: O King, your Favours with Delight (David)

Act I Scene 2: Recitative: O early Piety! (Jonathan)

Act I Scene 2: Air: What abject Thoughts a Prince can have (Merab)

Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Yet think with whom this Honour you bestow (Merab)

Act I Scene 2: Air: Birth and Fortune I despise! (Jonathan)

Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Go on, illustrious Pair! (High Priest)

Act I Scene 2: Air: While yet thy Tide of Blood runs high (High Priest)

Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Thou, Merab, first in Birth (Saul)

Act I Scene 2: Air: My Soul rejects the Thought with scorn (Merab)

Act I Scene 2: Air: See with what a scornful Air (Michal)

Act I Scene 2: Air: Ah, lovely Youth! (Michal)

Act I Scene 3: Symphony: Andante allegro

Act I Scene 3: Recitative: Already see the Daughters of the Land (Michal)

Act I Scene 3: Welcome, welcome, mighty King! (Chorus)

Act I Scene 3: Accompagnato: What do I hear? (Saul)

Act I Scene 3: David his Ten Thousands slew (Chorus)

Act I Scene 3: Accompagnato: To him Ten Thousands! (Saul)

Act I Scene 3: Air: With Rage I shall burst his Praises to hear! (Saul)

Act I Scene 4: Recitative: Imprudent Women!… 'Tis but his old Disease (Jonathan, Michal)

Act I Scene 4: Air: Fell Rage and black Despair possest (Michal)

Act I Scene 4: Recitative: This but the smallest part of Harmony (High Priest)

Act I Scene 4: Accompagnato: By thee this Universal Frame (High Priest)

Act I Scene 5: Recitative: Rack'd with Infernal Pains (Abner)

Act I Scene 5: Air: O Lord, whose Mercies numberless (David)

Act I Scene 5: Symphony (Arpa): Largo

Act I Scene 5: Air: Fly, malicious Spirit, fly (David)

Act I Scene 5: Recitative: 'Tis all in vain (Jonathan)

Act I Scene 5: Air: A Serpent, in my Bosom warm'd (Saul)

Act I Scene 5: Recitative: Has he escap'd my Rage? (Saul)

Act I Scene 5: Air: Capricious Man, in Humour lost (Merab)

Act I Scene 6: Accompagnato: O Filial Piety! (Jonathan)

Act I Scene 6: Air: No, cruel Father, no (Jonathan)

Act I Scene 6: Air: O Lord, whose Providence (High Priest)

Act I Scene 6: Preserve him for the Glory of thy Name (Chorus)

Act II Scene 1: Envy! Eldest-born of Hell! (Chorus)

Act II Scene 2: Recitative: Ah, dearest Friend (Jonathan)

Act II Scene 2: Air: But sooner Jordan's Stream, I swear (Jonathan)

Act II Scene 2: Recitative: O strange Vicissitude!… My Sister Merab… (David, Jonathan)

Act II Scene 2: Air: Such haughty Beauties (David)

Act II Scene 2: Recitative: My Father comes (Jonathan)

Act II Scene 3: Recitative: Hast thou obey'd my orders… Alas, my Father! (Saul, Jonathan)

Act II Scene 3: Air: Sin not, O King, against the Youth (Jonathan)

Act II Scene 3: Air: As Great Jehovah lives, I swear (Saul)

Act II Scene 3: Air: From Cities storm'd, and Battles won (Jonathan)

Act II Scene 4: Recitative: Appear, my Friend… No more imagine Danger (Jonathan, Saul)

Act II Scene 4: Air: Your words, O King, my Loyal Heart (David)

Act II Scene 4: Recitative: Yes, he shall wed my Daughter! (Saul)

Act II Scene 5: Recitative: A Father's Will has authoriz'd my Love (Michal)

Act II Scene 5: Duet: O Fairest of ten thousand fair (Michal, David)

Act II Scene 5: Is there a Man, who all his Ways Directs (Chorus)

Act II Scene 5: Symphony: Largo - Allegro

Act II Scene 5: Symphony: Gavotte

Act II Scene 6: Recitative: Thy Father is as cruel, and as false (David)

Act II Scene 6: Duet: At Persecution I can laugh (David, Michal)

Act II Scene 7: Recitative: Whom dost thou seek?… I seek for David (Michal, Doeg)

Act II Scene 7: Air: No, no, let the Guilty tremble (Michal)

Act II Scene 8: Recitative: Mean as he was, he is my Brother now (Merab)

Act II Scene 8: Air: Author of Peace, who canst controll (Merab)

Act II Scene 9: Symphony: Allegro

Act II Scene 9: Accompagnato: The Time at length is come (Saul)

Act II Scene 10: Recitative: Where is the Son of Jesse?… He earnestly asked Leave (Saul, Jonathan)

Act II Scene 10: O fatal Consequence (Chorus)

Act III Scene 1: Accompagnato: Wretch that I am! (Saul)

Act III Scene 1: Recitative and Accompagnato: 'Tis said, here lives a Woman (Saul)

Act III Scene 2: Recitative: With me what would'st thou?… I wou'd (Witch of Endor, Saul)

Act III Scene 2: Air: Infernal Spirits, by wose Pow'r (Witch of Endor)

Act III Scene 3: Accompagnato: Why hast thou force'd me from the Realm of Peace… O holy Prophet, holy Prophet! (Samuel, Saul)

Act III Scene 3: Symphony: Allegro

Act III Scene 4: Recitative: Whence com'st thou?… Out of the Camp of Israel (David, Amalekite)

Act III Scene 4: Air: Impious Wretch, of Race accurst! (David)

Act III Scene 5: March: Grave

Act III Scene 5: Mourn, Israel, mourn thy Beauty lost (Chorus)

Act III Scene 5: Air: O let it not in Gath be heard (High Priest)

Act III Scene 5: Air: From this unhappy Day (Merab)

Act III Scene 5: Air: Brave Jonathan his Bow ne'er drew (David)

Act III Scene 5: Eagles were not so swift as they (Chorus)

Act III Scene 5: Air: In sweetest Harmony they liv'd (Michal)

Act III Scene 5: O fatal Day! How low the Mighty lie! (David, Chorus)

Act III Scene 5: Air: Ye men of Judah, weep no more (High Priest)

Act III Scene 5: Gird on thy Sword, thou Man of Might (Chorus)

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