Skip to main content

Handel: Messiah

Erin Wall (soprano), Elizabeth DeShong (mezzo-soprano), Andrew Staples (tenor), John Relyea (bass-baritone)

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis

Astonishingly well controlled…the solo voices are rich and weighty…[the] flute provides a charming obbligato to ‘How beautiful are the feet’, while the tenor’s ‘Thy rebuke…’ is intensely moving…a... More…
  • Presto Disc of the Week
    2nd December 2016
  • BBC Music Magazine
    January 2017
    Choral & Song Choice

2 SACDs

$28.75

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

Contents: MP3320

Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1

52:37
$23.10
  • Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
  • Sir Andrew Davis
  • Andrew Staples (tenor), John Relyea (bass), Elizabeth DeShong (mezzo-soprano), Erin Wall (soprano)
  • Recorded: December 2015
  • Recording Venue: Live recording, Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Part I: Sinfonia: Grave - Allegro moderato

3:28
$1.05

Part I: Accompanied Recitative: Comfort Ye, Comfort Ye my People (Tenor)

2:33
$1.05

Part I: Aria: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (Tenor)

3:21
$1.05
Show 19 remaining tracks for Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1

Part I: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed (Chorus)

2:35
$1.05

Part I: Accompanied Recitative: Thus saith the Lord (Bass)

1:31
$1.05

Part I: Aria: But who may abide the day of His coming (Mezzo-soprano)

4:01
$1.05

Part I: And He shall purify the sons of Levi (Chorus)

2:31
$1.05

Part I: Recitative: Behold, a Virgin Shall Conceive (Mezzo-soprano)

0:29
$1.05

Part I: Air: O Thou that Tellest Good Tidings to Zion (Mezzo-soprano, Chorus)

5:07
$1.05

Part I: Accompanied Recitative: For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (Bass)

2:20
$1.05

Part I: Aria: The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light (Bass)

3:09
$1.05

Part I: For unto us a child is born (Chorus)

4:04
$1.05

Part I: Pastoral Symphony

0:53
$1.05

Part I: Accompanied Recitative: There were Shepherds Abiding in the Field (Soprano)

0:14
$1.05

Part I: Accompanied: And lo, the angel of the Lord (Soprano)

0:21
$1.05

Part I: Recitative: And the Angel said unto them (Soprano)

0:38
$1.05

Part I: Recitative: And suddenly there was the angel (Soprano)

0:18
$1.05

Part I: Glory to God in the highest (Chorus)

2:04
$1.05

Part I: Aria: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Soprano)

4:45
$1.05

Part I: Recitative: Then shall the eyes of the blind be open'd (Mezzo-soprano)

0:28
$1.05

Part I: Duet: He shall feed His flock (Mezzo-soprano, Soprano)

5:21
$1.05

Part I: His yoke is easy. Not too fast and with lots of bounce! (Chorus)

2:26
$1.05
Hide 19 tracks for Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1

Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 2

41:19
$19.95
  • Recorded: December 2015
  • Recording Venue: Live recording, Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Part II: Behold the Lamb of God (Chorus)

2:57
$1.05

Part II: Aria: He was despised and rejected of men (Mezzo-soprano)

5:11
$1.05

Part II: Surely, He hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows (Chorus)

1:54
$1.05
Show 16 remaining tracks for Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 2

Part II: And with His stripes we are healed (Chorus)

1:49
$1.05

Part II: All we like sheep have gone astray (Chorus)

3:56
$1.05

Part II: Accompanied Recitative: All they that see Him laugh (Tenor)

0:43
$1.05

Part II: He trusted in God that He would deliver Him (Chorus)

2:20
$1.05

Part II: Accompanied Recitative: Thy rebuke hath broken His heart (Tenor)

1:42
$1.05

Part II: Arioso: Behold, and see if there be any sorrow (Tenor)

1:16
$1.05

Part II: Accompanied Recitative: He was cut off out of the land (Tenor)

0:16
$1.05

Part II: Air: But Thou Didst not Leave his Soul in Hell (Tenor)

2:07
$1.05

Part II: Lift up your heads (Chorus)

3:13
$1.05

Part II: The Lord gave the word (Chorus)

1:00
$1.05

Part II: Duet: How beautiful are the feet of Him that bringeth glad tidings of salvation (Soprano)

2:07
$1.05

Part II: Aria: Why do the nations (Bass)

2:52
$1.05

Part II: Let us break their bonds (Chorus)

1:48
$1.05

Part II: Recitative: He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn (Tenor)

0:15
$1.05

Part II: Aria: Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron (Tenor)

1:55
$1.05

Part II: Hallelujah! (Chorus)

3:58
$1.05
Hide 16 tracks for Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 2

Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 3

20:08
$5.25
  • Recorded: December 2015
  • Recording Venue: Live recording, Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Part III: Aria: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Soprano)

6:16
$1.05

Part III: Since by man came death (Chorus)

2:07
$1.05

Part III: Recitative: Behold, I tell you a mystery (Bass)

0:35
$1.05

Part III: Aria: The trumpet shall sound (Bass)

4:10
$1.05

Part III: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain (Chorus)

7:00
$1.05

Contents: FLAC44100

Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1

52:37
$27.50
  • Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
  • Sir Andrew Davis
  • Andrew Staples (tenor), John Relyea (bass), Elizabeth DeShong (mezzo-soprano), Erin Wall (soprano)
  • Recorded: December 2015
  • Recording Venue: Live recording, Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Part I: Sinfonia: Grave - Allegro moderato

3:28
$1.25

Part I: Accompanied Recitative: Comfort Ye, Comfort Ye my People (Tenor)

2:33
$1.25

Part I: Aria: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (Tenor)

3:21
$1.25
Show 19 remaining tracks for Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1

Part I: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed (Chorus)

2:35
$1.25

Part I: Accompanied Recitative: Thus saith the Lord (Bass)

1:31
$1.25

Part I: Aria: But who may abide the day of His coming (Mezzo-soprano)

4:01
$1.25

Part I: And He shall purify the sons of Levi (Chorus)

2:31
$1.25

Part I: Recitative: Behold, a Virgin Shall Conceive (Mezzo-soprano)

0:29
$1.25

Part I: Air: O Thou that Tellest Good Tidings to Zion (Mezzo-soprano, Chorus)

5:07
$1.25

Part I: Accompanied Recitative: For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (Bass)

2:20
$1.25

Part I: Aria: The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light (Bass)

3:09
$1.25

Part I: For unto us a child is born (Chorus)

4:04
$1.25

Part I: Pastoral Symphony

0:53
$1.25

Part I: Accompanied Recitative: There were Shepherds Abiding in the Field (Soprano)

0:14
$1.25

Part I: Accompanied: And lo, the angel of the Lord (Soprano)

0:21
$1.25

Part I: Recitative: And the Angel said unto them (Soprano)

0:38
$1.25

Part I: Recitative: And suddenly there was the angel (Soprano)

0:18
$1.25

Part I: Glory to God in the highest (Chorus)

2:04
$1.25

Part I: Aria: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Soprano)

4:45
$1.25

Part I: Recitative: Then shall the eyes of the blind be open'd (Mezzo-soprano)

0:28
$1.25

Part I: Duet: He shall feed His flock (Mezzo-soprano, Soprano)

5:21
$1.25

Part I: His yoke is easy. Not too fast and with lots of bounce! (Chorus)

2:26
$1.25
Hide 19 tracks for Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1

Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 2

41:19
$23.75
  • Recorded: December 2015
  • Recording Venue: Live recording, Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Part II: Behold the Lamb of God (Chorus)

2:57
$1.25

Part II: Aria: He was despised and rejected of men (Mezzo-soprano)

5:11
$1.25

Part II: Surely, He hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows (Chorus)

1:54
$1.25
Show 16 remaining tracks for Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 2

Part II: And with His stripes we are healed (Chorus)

1:49
$1.25

Part II: All we like sheep have gone astray (Chorus)

3:56
$1.25

Part II: Accompanied Recitative: All they that see Him laugh (Tenor)

0:43
$1.25

Part II: He trusted in God that He would deliver Him (Chorus)

2:20
$1.25

Part II: Accompanied Recitative: Thy rebuke hath broken His heart (Tenor)

1:42
$1.25

Part II: Arioso: Behold, and see if there be any sorrow (Tenor)

1:16
$1.25

Part II: Accompanied Recitative: He was cut off out of the land (Tenor)

0:16
$1.25

Part II: Air: But Thou Didst not Leave his Soul in Hell (Tenor)

2:07
$1.25

Part II: Lift up your heads (Chorus)

3:13
$1.25

Part II: The Lord gave the word (Chorus)

1:00
$1.25

Part II: Duet: How beautiful are the feet of Him that bringeth glad tidings of salvation (Soprano)

2:07
$1.25

Part II: Aria: Why do the nations (Bass)

2:52
$1.25

Part II: Let us break their bonds (Chorus)

1:48
$1.25

Part II: Recitative: He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn (Tenor)

0:15
$1.25

Part II: Aria: Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron (Tenor)

1:55
$1.25

Part II: Hallelujah! (Chorus)

3:58
$1.25
Hide 16 tracks for Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 2

Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 3

20:08
$6.25
  • Recorded: December 2015
  • Recording Venue: Live recording, Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Part III: Aria: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Soprano)

6:16
$1.25

Part III: Since by man came death (Chorus)

2:07
$1.25

Part III: Recitative: Behold, I tell you a mystery (Bass)

0:35
$1.25

Part III: Aria: The trumpet shall sound (Bass)

4:10
$1.25

Part III: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain (Chorus)

7:00
$1.25

Contents: FLAC96000

Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1

52:37
$40.70
  • Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
  • Sir Andrew Davis
  • Andrew Staples (tenor), John Relyea (bass), Elizabeth DeShong (mezzo-soprano), Erin Wall (soprano)
  • Recorded: December 2015
  • Recording Venue: Live recording, Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Part I: Sinfonia: Grave - Allegro moderato

3:28
$1.85

Part I: Accompanied Recitative: Comfort Ye, Comfort Ye my People (Tenor)

2:33
$1.85

Part I: Aria: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (Tenor)

3:21
$1.85
Show 19 remaining tracks for Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1

Part I: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed (Chorus)

2:35
$1.85

Part I: Accompanied Recitative: Thus saith the Lord (Bass)

1:31
$1.85

Part I: Aria: But who may abide the day of His coming (Mezzo-soprano)

4:01
$1.85

Part I: And He shall purify the sons of Levi (Chorus)

2:31
$1.85

Part I: Recitative: Behold, a Virgin Shall Conceive (Mezzo-soprano)

0:29
$1.85

Part I: Air: O Thou that Tellest Good Tidings to Zion (Mezzo-soprano, Chorus)

5:07
$1.85

Part I: Accompanied Recitative: For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (Bass)

2:20
$1.85

Part I: Aria: The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light (Bass)

3:09
$1.85

Part I: For unto us a child is born (Chorus)

4:04
$1.85

Part I: Pastoral Symphony

0:53
$1.85

Part I: Accompanied Recitative: There were Shepherds Abiding in the Field (Soprano)

0:14
$1.85

Part I: Accompanied: And lo, the angel of the Lord (Soprano)

0:21
$1.85

Part I: Recitative: And the Angel said unto them (Soprano)

0:38
$1.85

Part I: Recitative: And suddenly there was the angel (Soprano)

0:18
$1.85

Part I: Glory to God in the highest (Chorus)

2:04
$1.85

Part I: Aria: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Soprano)

4:45
$1.85

Part I: Recitative: Then shall the eyes of the blind be open'd (Mezzo-soprano)

0:28
$1.85

Part I: Duet: He shall feed His flock (Mezzo-soprano, Soprano)

5:21
$1.85

Part I: His yoke is easy. Not too fast and with lots of bounce! (Chorus)

2:26
$1.85
Hide 19 tracks for Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1

Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 2

41:19
$35.15
  • Recorded: December 2015
  • Recording Venue: Live recording, Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Part II: Behold the Lamb of God (Chorus)

2:57
$1.85

Part II: Aria: He was despised and rejected of men (Mezzo-soprano)

5:11
$1.85

Part II: Surely, He hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows (Chorus)

1:54
$1.85
Show 16 remaining tracks for Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 2

Part II: And with His stripes we are healed (Chorus)

1:49
$1.85

Part II: All we like sheep have gone astray (Chorus)

3:56
$1.85

Part II: Accompanied Recitative: All they that see Him laugh (Tenor)

0:43
$1.85

Part II: He trusted in God that He would deliver Him (Chorus)

2:20
$1.85

Part II: Accompanied Recitative: Thy rebuke hath broken His heart (Tenor)

1:42
$1.85

Part II: Arioso: Behold, and see if there be any sorrow (Tenor)

1:16
$1.85

Part II: Accompanied Recitative: He was cut off out of the land (Tenor)

0:16
$1.85

Part II: Air: But Thou Didst not Leave his Soul in Hell (Tenor)

2:07
$1.85

Part II: Lift up your heads (Chorus)

3:13
$1.85

Part II: The Lord gave the word (Chorus)

1:00
$1.85

Part II: Duet: How beautiful are the feet of Him that bringeth glad tidings of salvation (Soprano)

2:07
$1.85

Part II: Aria: Why do the nations (Bass)

2:52
$1.85

Part II: Let us break their bonds (Chorus)

1:48
$1.85

Part II: Recitative: He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn (Tenor)

0:15
$1.85

Part II: Aria: Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron (Tenor)

1:55
$1.85

Part II: Hallelujah! (Chorus)

3:58
$1.85
Hide 16 tracks for Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 2

Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 3

20:08
$9.25
  • Recorded: December 2015
  • Recording Venue: Live recording, Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Part III: Aria: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Soprano)

6:16
$1.85

Part III: Since by man came death (Chorus)

2:07
$1.85

Part III: Recitative: Behold, I tell you a mystery (Bass)

0:35
$1.85

Part III: Aria: The trumpet shall sound (Bass)

4:10
$1.85

Part III: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain (Chorus)

7:00
$1.85