Handel: Solomon

Naxos: 8557574-75

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Handel: Solomon

Label:

Naxos

Catalogue No:

8557574-75
(8.557574-75)

Discs:

2

Release date:

3rd July 2006

Barcode:

0747313257423

Length:

2 hours 39 minutes

Medium:

CD (download also available)
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Handel: Solomon


Ewa Wolak, Elisabeth Scholl, Nicola Wemyss, Knut Schoch & Matthias Vieweg

Junge Kantorei & Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra, Joachim Carlos Martini

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George Frideric Handel: Solomon, HWV 67

Part I: Overture

Part I: Allegro

Part I Scene 1: Your harps and cymbals sound (Chorus of Priests)

Part I Scene 1: Air: Praise ye the Lord (Levite)

Part I Scene 1: With pious hearts (Chorus of Priests)

Part I Scene 1: Accompagnato: Almighty pow'r! (Solomon)

Part I Scene 1: Recitative: Imperial Solomon (Zadok)

Part I Scene 1: Air: Sacred raptures (Zadok)

Part I Scene 1: Throughout the land Jehovah's praise (Chorus of Israelites)

Part I Scene 1: Recitative: Bless'd be the Lord (Solomon)

Part I Scene 1: Air: What tho' I trace (Solomon)

Part I Scene 2: Recitative: And see my Queen (Solomon)

Part I Scene 2: Air: Bless'd the day (Queen)

Part I Scene 2: Recitative: Thou fair inhabitant of Nile (Solomon, Queen)

Part I Scene 2: Duet: Welcome as the dawn of day (Solomon, Queen)

Part I Scene 2: Recitative: Vain are the transient beauties (Zadok)

Part I Scene 2: Air: Indulge thy faith (Zadok)

Part I Scene 2: Recitative: My blooming fair (Solomon)

Part I Scene 2: Air: Haste to the cedar grove (Solomon)

Part I Scene 2: Recitative: When thou art absent from my sight (Queen)

Part I Scene 2: Air: With thee th'unshelter'd moor I tread (Queen)

Part I Scene 2: Recitative: Search round the world (Zadok)

Part I Scene 2: May no rash intruder (Chorus)

Part II Scene 1: From the censer curling rise (Chorus)

Part II Scene 1: Recitative: Prais'd be the Lord (Solomon)

Part II Scene 1: Air: When the sun o'er yonder hills (Solomon)

Part II Scene 1: Recitative: Great prince (Levite)

Part II Scene 1: Air: Thrice bless'd that wise discerning king (Levite)

Part II Scene 2: Recitative: My sovereign liege, two women stand (Attendant, Solomon, First Woman)

Part II Scene 2: Air and Trio: Words are weak to paint my Fears (First Woman, Second Woman, Solomon)

Part II Scene 3: Recitative: What says the other (Solomon, Second Woman)

Part II Scene 3: Air: Thy sentence, great king (Second Woman)

Part II Scene 3: Recitative: Withhold the executing hand (First Woman)

Part II Scene 3: Air: Can I see my infant gor'd (First Woman)

Part II Scene 3: Accompagnato: Israel, attend (Solomon)

Part II Scene 3: Duet: Thrice bless'd be the king (First Woman, Solomon)

Part II Scene 3: From the east unto the west (Chorus of Israelites)

Part II Scene 3: Recitative: From morn to eve (Zadok)

Part II Scene 3: Air: See the tall Palm (Zadok)

Part II Scene 3: Recitative: No more shall armed bands (First Woman)

Part II Scene 3: Air: Beneath the vine (First Woman)

Part II Scene 3: Swell the full chorus (Chorus of Priests)

Part III: Sinfonia, "Arrival of the Queen of Sheba"

Part III: Recitative: From Arabia's spicy shores (Queen of Sheba, Solomon)

Part III: Air: Ev'ry sight these eyes behold (Queen of Sheba)

Part III: Recitative: Sweep the string (Solomon)

Part III: Air and Chorus: Music, spread thy voice around (Solomon, Chorus)

Part III: Air and Chorus: Now a diff'rent measure try (Solomon, Chorus)

Part III: Recitative: Then at once (Solomon)

Part III: Draw the tear from hopeless love (Chorus)

Part III: Recitative: Next the tortur'd soul release (Solomon)

Part III: Air and Chorus: Thus rolling surges rise (Solomon)

Part III: Recitative: Thy Harmony's divine (Queen of Sheba)

Part III: Air: Pious king, and virtuous queen (Levite)

Part III: Recitative: Thrice happy king (Zadok)

Part III: Air: Golden columns, fair and bright (Zadok)

Part III: Praise the Lord (Chorus)

Part III: Recitative: Gold now is common (Solomon)

Part III: Air: How green our fertile pastures look (Solomon)

Part III: Recitative: May peace in Salem ever dwell (Queen of Sheba)

Part III: Air: Will the sun forget to streak (Queen of Sheba)

Part III: Recitative: Adieu, fair queen (Solomon)

Part III: Duet: Ev'ry joy, that wisdom knows (Solomon, Queen of Sheba)

Part III: The name of the wicked (Chorus)

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