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Handel: Joshua, HWV 64

Kenneth Tarver (Joshua), Tobias Berndt (Caleb), Renata Pokupic (Othniel) & Anna Dennis (Achsah)

NDR Choir & Göttingen Festival Orchestra, Laurence Cummings

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Contents: MP3320

Handel: Joshua, HWV 64

1:55:16
$67.20
  • Festspiel Orchester Göttingen, NDR Chor
  • Laurence Cummings
  • Kenneth Tarver (tenor), Tobias Berndt (baritone), Anna Dennis (soprano), Renata Pokupić (mezzo-soprano), Joachim Duske (tenor)
  • Recorded: 29 May 2014
  • Recording Venue: Stadthalle Gottingen

Introduction

1:38
$1.05

Act I: Ye Sons of Israel, ev'ry tribe attend (Chorus of Israelites)

4:10
$1.05

Act I: Recitative: Behold, my friends, what vast rewards are giv'n (Joshua, Caleb)

1:02
$1.05
Show 61 remaining tracks for Handel: Joshua, HWV 64

Act I: Aria: O first in wisdom, what vast rewards are giv'n (Caleb)

2:13
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Act I: Recitative: Matrons and virgins. with unwearied pray'r (Achsah)

0:28
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Act I: Aria: Oh! Who can tell, oh! Who can hear (Achsah)

5:49
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Act I: Recitative: Caleb, attend to all I now prescribe (Joshua)

0:44
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Act I: To long to posterity we were record (Chorus, Joshua)

2:28
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Act I: Recitative: How long shall the memory last (Joshua)

0:45
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Act I: Aria: While Kedron's brook to Jordan's stream (Joshua)

4:20
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Act I: Recitative: But, who is he? - tremendous to behold! (Othniel)

0:45
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Act I: Aria: Awful, pleasing being say (Othniel)

2:53
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Act I: Recitative: Joshua, I come commission'd from on high (Angel, Joshua)

0:40
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Act I: Recitative: Leader of Israel (Angel)

1:01
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Act I: Recitative: To give command, prerogative is thine (Joshua)

0:14
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Act I: Aria: Haste, haste Israel (Joshua)

2:21
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Act I: The Lord commands, and Joshua leads (Chorus)

1:49
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Act I: Recitative: In these blest scenes (Othniel, Achsah)

2:39
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Act I: Recitative: 'Tis Achsah's voice! (Othniel, Achsah)

0:22
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Act I: Recitative: Hail, lovely virgin of this blissful bow'r! (Othniel, Achsah)

0:40
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Act I: Aria: Hark! 'tis the linnet and the thrush (Achsah)

5:00
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Act I: Recitative: O Achsah, form'd for ev'ry chaste delight (Othniel)

0:47
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Act I: Duet: Our limpid streams with freedom flow (Achsah, Othniel)

2:29
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Act I: Recitative: The trumpet calls; now Jericho shall know (Othniel)

0:23
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Act I: May all the host of heav'n attend him round (Chorus)

1:51
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Act II: Recitative: 'Tis well six times the Lord hath been obey'd (Joshua)

0:28
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Act II: A solemn march during the circumvention of the Ark of the Covenant

1:09
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Act II: Glory to God! - The nations tremble (Chorus, Joshua)

5:03
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Act II: Recitative: The walls are levell'd (Caleb)

0:30
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Act II: Aria: See, the raging flames arise (Caleb)

3:06
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Act II: Aria: To vanity and earthly pride (Achsah)

3:56
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Act II: Recitative: Let all the seed of Abrah'm now prepare (Joshua)

0:25
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Act II: Aria: Almighty ruler of the skies (Joshua, Chorus)

2:34
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Act II: Recitative: Joshua, the men dispatch'd by thee to learn (Caleb)

0:47
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Act II: How soon tow'ring our hopes are cross'd (Chorus)

2:49
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Act II: Recitative: Whence this dejection? (Joshua)

0:21
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Act II: Aria: With redoubled rage return (Joshua, Chorus)

2:55
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Act II: Recitative: Now give the army breath; let war a while (Othniel)

0:25
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Act II: Aria: Heroes when with glory burning (Othniel)

3:44
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Act II: Recitative: Indulgent heav'n hath heard my virgin pray'r (Achsah)

0:27
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Act II: Aria: As cheers the sun the tender flow'r (Achsah)

2:44
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Act II: Recitative: Sure I'm deceiv'd, with sorrow I behold (Caleb, Othniel)

1:28
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Act II: Aria: Nations, who in future story (Othniel)

2:28
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Act II: Recitative: Brethren and friends, what joy this scene imparts (Joshua)

0:31
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[Flourish of warlike instruments]

0:07
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Act II: Recitative: Thus far our cause is favour'd (Caleb)

0:28
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Act II: Chorus: Oh! Thou bright orb, great ruler of the day (Joshua, Chorus)

2:18
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Act III: Hail! Mighty Joshua, Hail! (Chorus)

3:36
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Act III: Aria: Happy, oh thrice happy we (Achsah)

2:37
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Act III: Recitative: Caleb, for holy Eleazer send (Joshua, Caleb)

1:59
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Act III: Aria: Shall I in mamre's fertile plain (Caleb)

2:49
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Act III: For all these mercies we will sing (Chorus)

2:08
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Act III: Recitative: O Caleb, fear'd by foes, by friends ador'd (Othniel, Caleb)

1:12
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Act III: Aria: Place danger around me (Othniel)

1:42
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Act III: Father of mercy, hear the pray'r we make (Chorus)

2:07
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Act III: Recitative: In bloom of youth, this stripling hath achiev'd (Joshua)

0:29
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Act III: See the conqu'ring hero comes (Chorus)

1:13
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Act III: Duet: See the godlike youth advance! (Virgins) - See, the conqu'ring hero comes! (Chorus)

0:42
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Act III: Recitative: Welcome! My son, my Othniel, good and great (Caleb, Othniel, Achsah)

0:47
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Act III: Aria: Oh! Had I Jubal's lyre (Achsah)

2:35
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Act III: Recitative: While life shall last (Othniel)

0:14
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Act III: Duet: O peerless maid, with beauty blest (Othniel, Achsah)

2:19
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Act III: Recitative: While lawless tyrants, with ambition blind (Caleb)

0:32
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Act III: The great Jehovah is our awful theme (Chorus)

2:01
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Contents: FLAC44100

Handel: Joshua, HWV 64

1:55:16
$80.00
  • Festspiel Orchester Göttingen, NDR Chor
  • Laurence Cummings
  • Kenneth Tarver (tenor), Tobias Berndt (baritone), Anna Dennis (soprano), Renata Pokupić (mezzo-soprano), Joachim Duske (tenor)
  • Recorded: 29 May 2014
  • Recording Venue: Stadthalle Gottingen

Introduction

1:38
$1.25

Act I: Ye Sons of Israel, ev'ry tribe attend (Chorus of Israelites)

4:10
$1.25

Act I: Recitative: Behold, my friends, what vast rewards are giv'n (Joshua, Caleb)

1:02
$1.25
Show 61 remaining tracks for Handel: Joshua, HWV 64

Act I: Aria: O first in wisdom, what vast rewards are giv'n (Caleb)

2:13
$1.25

Act I: Recitative: Matrons and virgins. with unwearied pray'r (Achsah)

0:28
$1.25

Act I: Aria: Oh! Who can tell, oh! Who can hear (Achsah)

5:49
$1.25

Act I: Recitative: Caleb, attend to all I now prescribe (Joshua)

0:44
$1.25

Act I: To long to posterity we were record (Chorus, Joshua)

2:28
$1.25

Act I: Recitative: How long shall the memory last (Joshua)

0:45
$1.25

Act I: Aria: While Kedron's brook to Jordan's stream (Joshua)

4:20
$1.25

Act I: Recitative: But, who is he? - tremendous to behold! (Othniel)

0:45
$1.25

Act I: Aria: Awful, pleasing being say (Othniel)

2:53
$1.25

Act I: Recitative: Joshua, I come commission'd from on high (Angel, Joshua)

0:40
$1.25

Act I: Recitative: Leader of Israel (Angel)

1:01
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Act I: Recitative: To give command, prerogative is thine (Joshua)

0:14
$1.25

Act I: Aria: Haste, haste Israel (Joshua)

2:21
$1.25

Act I: The Lord commands, and Joshua leads (Chorus)

1:49
$1.25

Act I: Recitative: In these blest scenes (Othniel, Achsah)

2:39
$1.25

Act I: Recitative: 'Tis Achsah's voice! (Othniel, Achsah)

0:22
$1.25

Act I: Recitative: Hail, lovely virgin of this blissful bow'r! (Othniel, Achsah)

0:40
$1.25

Act I: Aria: Hark! 'tis the linnet and the thrush (Achsah)

5:00
$1.25

Act I: Recitative: O Achsah, form'd for ev'ry chaste delight (Othniel)

0:47
$1.25

Act I: Duet: Our limpid streams with freedom flow (Achsah, Othniel)

2:29
$1.25

Act I: Recitative: The trumpet calls; now Jericho shall know (Othniel)

0:23
$1.25

Act I: May all the host of heav'n attend him round (Chorus)

1:51
$1.25

Act II: Recitative: 'Tis well six times the Lord hath been obey'd (Joshua)

0:28
$1.25

Act II: A solemn march during the circumvention of the Ark of the Covenant

1:09
$1.25

Act II: Glory to God! - The nations tremble (Chorus, Joshua)

5:03
$1.25

Act II: Recitative: The walls are levell'd (Caleb)

0:30
$1.25

Act II: Aria: See, the raging flames arise (Caleb)

3:06
$1.25

Act II: Aria: To vanity and earthly pride (Achsah)

3:56
$1.25

Act II: Recitative: Let all the seed of Abrah'm now prepare (Joshua)

0:25
$1.25

Act II: Aria: Almighty ruler of the skies (Joshua, Chorus)

2:34
$1.25

Act II: Recitative: Joshua, the men dispatch'd by thee to learn (Caleb)

0:47
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Act II: How soon tow'ring our hopes are cross'd (Chorus)

2:49
$1.25

Act II: Recitative: Whence this dejection? (Joshua)

0:21
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Act II: Aria: With redoubled rage return (Joshua, Chorus)

2:55
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Act II: Recitative: Now give the army breath; let war a while (Othniel)

0:25
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Act II: Aria: Heroes when with glory burning (Othniel)

3:44
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Act II: Recitative: Indulgent heav'n hath heard my virgin pray'r (Achsah)

0:27
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Act II: Aria: As cheers the sun the tender flow'r (Achsah)

2:44
$1.25

Act II: Recitative: Sure I'm deceiv'd, with sorrow I behold (Caleb, Othniel)

1:28
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Act II: Aria: Nations, who in future story (Othniel)

2:28
$1.25

Act II: Recitative: Brethren and friends, what joy this scene imparts (Joshua)

0:31
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[Flourish of warlike instruments]

0:07
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Act II: Recitative: Thus far our cause is favour'd (Caleb)

0:28
$1.25

Act II: Chorus: Oh! Thou bright orb, great ruler of the day (Joshua, Chorus)

2:18
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Act III: Hail! Mighty Joshua, Hail! (Chorus)

3:36
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Act III: Aria: Happy, oh thrice happy we (Achsah)

2:37
$1.25

Act III: Recitative: Caleb, for holy Eleazer send (Joshua, Caleb)

1:59
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Act III: Aria: Shall I in mamre's fertile plain (Caleb)

2:49
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Act III: For all these mercies we will sing (Chorus)

2:08
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Act III: Recitative: O Caleb, fear'd by foes, by friends ador'd (Othniel, Caleb)

1:12
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Act III: Aria: Place danger around me (Othniel)

1:42
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Act III: Father of mercy, hear the pray'r we make (Chorus)

2:07
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Act III: Recitative: In bloom of youth, this stripling hath achiev'd (Joshua)

0:29
$1.25

Act III: See the conqu'ring hero comes (Chorus)

1:13
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Act III: Duet: See the godlike youth advance! (Virgins) - See, the conqu'ring hero comes! (Chorus)

0:42
$1.25

Act III: Recitative: Welcome! My son, my Othniel, good and great (Caleb, Othniel, Achsah)

0:47
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Act III: Aria: Oh! Had I Jubal's lyre (Achsah)

2:35
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Act III: Recitative: While life shall last (Othniel)

0:14
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Act III: Duet: O peerless maid, with beauty blest (Othniel, Achsah)

2:19
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Act III: Recitative: While lawless tyrants, with ambition blind (Caleb)

0:32
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Act III: The great Jehovah is our awful theme (Chorus)

2:01
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Hide 61 tracks for Handel: Joshua, HWV 64