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 Offer Handel: Theodora, HWV 68

Christina Wieland (Theodora), Diana Schmid (Irene), Franz Vitzthum (Didymus), Knut Schoch (Septimius), Mertens (Valens)

Junge Kantorei & Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra, Joachim Carlos Martini

Capable soloists provide some fine moments despite the awkwardness of their English vowels; Franz Vitzhum performs Didymus tastefully, Knut Schoch's singing is intelligent and Diana Schmid's... More…

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Contents: MP3320

Handel: Theodora, HWV 68

2:51:15
$79.80
  • Junge Kantorei, Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra
  • Joachim Carlos Martini
  • Knut Schoch (tenor), Klaus Mertens (bass-baritone), Franz Vitzthum (alto), Christina Wieland (soprano), Diana Schmid (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 23 May 2010
  • Recording Venue: Basilika Kloster Eberbach, Eltville, Germany

Overture

7:41
$2.10

Act I Scene 1: Recitativo: 'Tis Dioclesian's natal day (Valens)

0:36
$1.05

Act I Scene 1: Air: Go, my faithful soldier, go (Valens)

2:04
$1.05
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Act I Scene 1: Chorus: And draw a blessing down (Chorus of Heathens)

2:19
$1.05

Act I Scene 1: Recitativo: Vouchsafe, dread Sir (Didymus, Valens)

1:04
$1.05

Act I Scene 1: Air: Racks, gibbets, sword and fire (Valens)

3:52
$1.05

Act I Scene 1: Chorus: For ever thus stands fix'd the doom (Chorus of Heathens)

2:15
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Act I Scene 2: Recitativo: Most cruel edict! (Didymus)

0:31
$1.05

Act I Scene 2: Air: The raptur'd soul (Didymus)

7:53
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Act I Scene 2: Recitativo: I know thy virtues, and ask not thy faith (Septimius)

0:49
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Act I Scene 2: Air: Descend, kind Pity (Septimius)

7:29
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Act I Scene 3: Recitativo: Though hard, my friends (Theodora)

0:24
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Act I Scene 3: Air: Fond flatt'ring world, adieu! (Theodora)

4:02
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Act I Scene 3: Recitativo: Oh bright example of all goodness (Irene)

0:30
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Act I Scene 3: Aria: Bane of virtue, nurse of passions (Irene)

5:13
$1.05

Act I Scene 3: Chorus: Come, mighty Father, mighty Lord (Chorus of Christians)

2:53
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Act I Scene 4: Recitativo: Fly, fly my brethren (Messenger, Irene)

1:03
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Act I Scene 4: Air: As With Rosy Steps (Irene)

5:26
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Act I Scene 4: Chorus: All pow'r in Heaven above, or earth beneath (Chorus of Christians)

2:18
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Act I Scene 5: Recitativo: Mistaken wretches, why thus blind to fate (Septimius)

0:25
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Act I Scene 5: Air: Dread the fruits of Christian folly (Septimius)

3:03
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Act I Scene 5: Recitativo: Deluded mortal! (Theodora, Septimius)

0:55
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Act I Scene 5: Recitativo: Oh worse than death indeed! (Theodora)

0:23
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Act I Scene 5: Air: Angels, ever bright and fair (Theodora)

3:00
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Act I Scene 6: Recitativo: Unhappy, happy crew! (Didymus, Irene)

1:21
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Act I Scene 6: Accompagnato and Air: Kind Heaven, if virtue be thy care (Didymus)

5:04
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Act I Scene 6: Recitativo: Oh Love, how great thy pow'r! (Irene)

0:23
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Act I Scene 6: Chorus: Go, gen'rous pious youth! (Chorus of Christians)

4:21
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Act II Scene 1: Recitativo: Ye men of Antioch, with solemn pomp (Valens)

0:37
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Act II Scene 1: Chorus: Queen of summer, queen of love (Chorus of Heathens)

0:56
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Act II Scene 1: Air: Wide spread his Name (Valens)

2:24
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Act II Scene 1: Recitativo: Return, Septimius, to the stubborn maid (Valens)

0:45
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Act II Scene 1: Chorus: Venus laughing from the skies (Chorus of Heathens)

1:27
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Act II Scene 2: Symphony

0:48
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Act II Scene 2: Recitative: O thou bright sun! How sweet thy rays (Theodora)

0:31
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Act II Scene 2: Air: With darkness deep (Theodora)

3:01
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Act II Scene 2: Symphony

1:31
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Act II Scene 2: Recitativo: But why art thou disquieted, my soul? (Theodora)

0:28
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Act II Scene 2: Air: Oh that I on wings could rise (Theodora)

3:10
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Act II Scene 3: Recitativo: Long have I known thy friendly social soul. (Didymus, Septimius)

1:21
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Act II Scene 3: Air: Though the honours, that Flora and Venus receive from the Romans (Septimius)

4:16
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Act II Scene 3: Recitativo: Oh save her then, or give me pow'r (Didymus, Septimius)

0:38
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Act II Scene 3: Air: Deeds of kindness to display, pity suing (Didymus)

4:58
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Act II Scene 4: Recitativo: The clouds begin to veil the hemisphere (Irene)

0:42
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Act II Scene 4: Aria: Defend her Heaven! (Irene)

4:41
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Act II Scene 5: Recitativo: Or lull'd with grief or rapt her soul to heaven (Didymus)

0:32
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Act II Scene 5: Air: Sweet Rose and Lilly (Didymus)

2:33
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Act II Scene 5: Recitativo: Oh save me, Heaven (Theodora, Didymus)

1:29
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Act II Scene 5: Aria: The pilgrim's home (Theodora)

2:17
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Act II Scene 5: Accompagnato: Forbid it, Heaven! (Didymus)

0:54
$1.05

Act II Scene 5: Recitativo: Or say, what right have I to take what just reflection (Didymus, Theodora)

1:09
$1.05

Act II Scene 5: Duet: To thee, thou glorious son of worth (Theodora, Didymus)

5:15
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Act II Scene 6: Recitativo: 'Tis night; but night's sweet blessing (Irene)

0:56
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Act II Scene 6: Chorus: He saw the lovely youth, death's early prey (Chorus of Christians)

4:13
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Act III Scene 1: Air: Lord, to Thee each night and day (Irene)

4:47
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Act III Scene 2: Recitativo: But see, the good, the virtuous Didymus (Irene, Theodora)

0:40
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Act III Scene 2: Air: When sunk in anguish and despair (Theodora)

3:50
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Act III Scene 2: Chorus: Blest be the hand, and blest the pow'r (Theodora, Chorus of Christians)

3:06
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Act III Scene 3: Recitativo and Accompagnato: Undaunted in the court stands Didymus (Messenger, Irene, Theodora)

1:31
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Act III Scene 3: Duet: Wither, Princess, do you fly? (Irene, Theodora)

1:32
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Act III Scene 3: Recitativo: She's gone, disdaining liberty and life (Irene)

0:33
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Act III Scene 3: Air: New scenes of joy (Irene)

3:31
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Act III Scene 4: Recitativo: Is it a Christian virtue then (Valens, Didymus) - Scene 5: Be that my doom! (Theodora, Septimius)

2:14
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Act III Scene 5: Air: From virtue springs each gen'rous deed (Septimius)

4:42
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Act III Scene 5: Air: Cease, ye slaves, your fruitless pray'r (Valens)

1:18
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Act III Scene 5: Recitativo: 'Tis kind, my friends, but kinder still (Didymus, Theodora)

1:05
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Act III Scene 5: Chorus: How strange their ends (Chorus of Heathens)

2:50
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Act III Scene 5: Recitativo: On me your frowns your utmost rage exert (Didymus, Theodora, Valens)

0:37
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Act III Scene 5: Air: Ye ministers of justice, lead them hence (Valens)

1:28
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Act III Scene 6: Recitativo: And must such beauty suffer? (Didymus, Theodora, Septimius)

0:55
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Act III Scene 6: Air and Duet: Streams of pleasure ever flowing (Didymus, Theodora)

4:53
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Act III Scene 7: Recitativo: Ere this their doom is past (Irene)

0:27
$1.05

Act III Scene 7: Chorus: Oh love devine, thou source of fame (Chorus of Christians)

2:27
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Contents: FLAC44100

Handel: Theodora, HWV 68

2:51:15
$95.00
  • Junge Kantorei, Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra
  • Joachim Carlos Martini
  • Knut Schoch (tenor), Klaus Mertens (bass-baritone), Franz Vitzthum (alto), Christina Wieland (soprano), Diana Schmid (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 23 May 2010
  • Recording Venue: Basilika Kloster Eberbach, Eltville, Germany

Overture

7:41
$2.50

Act I Scene 1: Recitativo: 'Tis Dioclesian's natal day (Valens)

0:36
$1.25

Act I Scene 1: Air: Go, my faithful soldier, go (Valens)

2:04
$1.25
Show 70 remaining tracks for Handel: Theodora, HWV 68

Act I Scene 1: Chorus: And draw a blessing down (Chorus of Heathens)

2:19
$1.25

Act I Scene 1: Recitativo: Vouchsafe, dread Sir (Didymus, Valens)

1:04
$1.25

Act I Scene 1: Air: Racks, gibbets, sword and fire (Valens)

3:52
$1.25

Act I Scene 1: Chorus: For ever thus stands fix'd the doom (Chorus of Heathens)

2:15
$1.25

Act I Scene 2: Recitativo: Most cruel edict! (Didymus)

0:31
$1.25

Act I Scene 2: Air: The raptur'd soul (Didymus)

7:53
$2.50

Act I Scene 2: Recitativo: I know thy virtues, and ask not thy faith (Septimius)

0:49
$1.25

Act I Scene 2: Air: Descend, kind Pity (Septimius)

7:29
$2.50

Act I Scene 3: Recitativo: Though hard, my friends (Theodora)

0:24
$1.25

Act I Scene 3: Air: Fond flatt'ring world, adieu! (Theodora)

4:02
$1.25

Act I Scene 3: Recitativo: Oh bright example of all goodness (Irene)

0:30
$1.25

Act I Scene 3: Aria: Bane of virtue, nurse of passions (Irene)

5:13
$1.25

Act I Scene 3: Chorus: Come, mighty Father, mighty Lord (Chorus of Christians)

2:53
$1.25

Act I Scene 4: Recitativo: Fly, fly my brethren (Messenger, Irene)

1:03
$1.25

Act I Scene 4: Air: As With Rosy Steps (Irene)

5:26
$1.25

Act I Scene 4: Chorus: All pow'r in Heaven above, or earth beneath (Chorus of Christians)

2:18
$1.25

Act I Scene 5: Recitativo: Mistaken wretches, why thus blind to fate (Septimius)

0:25
$1.25

Act I Scene 5: Air: Dread the fruits of Christian folly (Septimius)

3:03
$1.25

Act I Scene 5: Recitativo: Deluded mortal! (Theodora, Septimius)

0:55
$1.25

Act I Scene 5: Recitativo: Oh worse than death indeed! (Theodora)

0:23
$1.25

Act I Scene 5: Air: Angels, ever bright and fair (Theodora)

3:00
$1.25

Act I Scene 6: Recitativo: Unhappy, happy crew! (Didymus, Irene)

1:21
$1.25

Act I Scene 6: Accompagnato and Air: Kind Heaven, if virtue be thy care (Didymus)

5:04
$1.25

Act I Scene 6: Recitativo: Oh Love, how great thy pow'r! (Irene)

0:23
$1.25

Act I Scene 6: Chorus: Go, gen'rous pious youth! (Chorus of Christians)

4:21
$1.25

Act II Scene 1: Recitativo: Ye men of Antioch, with solemn pomp (Valens)

0:37
$1.25

Act II Scene 1: Chorus: Queen of summer, queen of love (Chorus of Heathens)

0:56
$1.25

Act II Scene 1: Air: Wide spread his Name (Valens)

2:24
$1.25

Act II Scene 1: Recitativo: Return, Septimius, to the stubborn maid (Valens)

0:45
$1.25

Act II Scene 1: Chorus: Venus laughing from the skies (Chorus of Heathens)

1:27
$1.25

Act II Scene 2: Symphony

0:48
$1.25

Act II Scene 2: Recitative: O thou bright sun! How sweet thy rays (Theodora)

0:31
$1.25

Act II Scene 2: Air: With darkness deep (Theodora)

3:01
$1.25

Act II Scene 2: Symphony

1:31
$1.25

Act II Scene 2: Recitativo: But why art thou disquieted, my soul? (Theodora)

0:28
$1.25

Act II Scene 2: Air: Oh that I on wings could rise (Theodora)

3:10
$1.25

Act II Scene 3: Recitativo: Long have I known thy friendly social soul. (Didymus, Septimius)

1:21
$1.25

Act II Scene 3: Air: Though the honours, that Flora and Venus receive from the Romans (Septimius)

4:16
$1.25

Act II Scene 3: Recitativo: Oh save her then, or give me pow'r (Didymus, Septimius)

0:38
$1.25

Act II Scene 3: Air: Deeds of kindness to display, pity suing (Didymus)

4:58
$1.25

Act II Scene 4: Recitativo: The clouds begin to veil the hemisphere (Irene)

0:42
$1.25

Act II Scene 4: Aria: Defend her Heaven! (Irene)

4:41
$1.25

Act II Scene 5: Recitativo: Or lull'd with grief or rapt her soul to heaven (Didymus)

0:32
$1.25

Act II Scene 5: Air: Sweet Rose and Lilly (Didymus)

2:33
$1.25

Act II Scene 5: Recitativo: Oh save me, Heaven (Theodora, Didymus)

1:29
$1.25

Act II Scene 5: Aria: The pilgrim's home (Theodora)

2:17
$1.25

Act II Scene 5: Accompagnato: Forbid it, Heaven! (Didymus)

0:54
$1.25

Act II Scene 5: Recitativo: Or say, what right have I to take what just reflection (Didymus, Theodora)

1:09
$1.25

Act II Scene 5: Duet: To thee, thou glorious son of worth (Theodora, Didymus)

5:15
$1.25

Act II Scene 6: Recitativo: 'Tis night; but night's sweet blessing (Irene)

0:56
$1.25

Act II Scene 6: Chorus: He saw the lovely youth, death's early prey (Chorus of Christians)

4:13
$1.25

Act III Scene 1: Air: Lord, to Thee each night and day (Irene)

4:47
$1.25

Act III Scene 2: Recitativo: But see, the good, the virtuous Didymus (Irene, Theodora)

0:40
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Act III Scene 2: Air: When sunk in anguish and despair (Theodora)

3:50
$1.25

Act III Scene 2: Chorus: Blest be the hand, and blest the pow'r (Theodora, Chorus of Christians)

3:06
$1.25

Act III Scene 3: Recitativo and Accompagnato: Undaunted in the court stands Didymus (Messenger, Irene, Theodora)

1:31
$1.25

Act III Scene 3: Duet: Wither, Princess, do you fly? (Irene, Theodora)

1:32
$1.25

Act III Scene 3: Recitativo: She's gone, disdaining liberty and life (Irene)

0:33
$1.25

Act III Scene 3: Air: New scenes of joy (Irene)

3:31
$1.25

Act III Scene 4: Recitativo: Is it a Christian virtue then (Valens, Didymus) - Scene 5: Be that my doom! (Theodora, Septimius)

2:14
$1.25

Act III Scene 5: Air: From virtue springs each gen'rous deed (Septimius)

4:42
$1.25

Act III Scene 5: Air: Cease, ye slaves, your fruitless pray'r (Valens)

1:18
$1.25

Act III Scene 5: Recitativo: 'Tis kind, my friends, but kinder still (Didymus, Theodora)

1:05
$1.25

Act III Scene 5: Chorus: How strange their ends (Chorus of Heathens)

2:50
$1.25

Act III Scene 5: Recitativo: On me your frowns your utmost rage exert (Didymus, Theodora, Valens)

0:37
$1.25

Act III Scene 5: Air: Ye ministers of justice, lead them hence (Valens)

1:28
$1.25

Act III Scene 6: Recitativo: And must such beauty suffer? (Didymus, Theodora, Septimius)

0:55
$1.25

Act III Scene 6: Air and Duet: Streams of pleasure ever flowing (Didymus, Theodora)

4:53
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Act III Scene 7: Recitativo: Ere this their doom is past (Irene)

0:27
$1.25

Act III Scene 7: Chorus: Oh love devine, thou source of fame (Chorus of Christians)

2:27
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Hide 70 tracks for Handel: Theodora, HWV 68