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Handel: Arias

Bernadette Greevy (contralto), Joan Sutherland (soprano), William Herbert (tenor), Hervey Alan (bass), Forbes Robinson (bass)

An earlier generation of superb Handelians, led by Joan Sutherland, Bernadette Greevy’s opulent contralto, William Herbert’s textured tenor and the refulgent basses of Hervey Alan and Forbes... More…

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Contents:

 Excerpt, Handel: Ottone, Re di Germania

6:51
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Bernadette Greevy (contralto), Raymond Leppard (director)

Vieni O Figlio

6:51

Handel: Partenope / Act 1

5:30
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Bernadette Greevy (contralto), Raymond Leppard (director)

Voglio dire

5:30

 Excerpt, Handel: Alexander Balus

3:41
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Bernadette Greevy (contralto), Raymond Leppard (director)

Convey Me To Some Peaceful Shore

3:41

Handel: Alcina / Act 2

3:04
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Bernadette Greevy (contralto), Raymond Leppard (director)

Verdi prati, selve amene

3:04

 Excerpt, Handel: Ottone, Re di Germania

3:43
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Bernadette Greevy (contralto), Raymond Leppard (director)

La speranza e giunta

3:43

Handel: Admeto / Act 1

5:13
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Bernadette Greevy (contralto), Raymond Leppard (director)

Cangio d'aspetto (How changed the vision)

5:13

Handel: Rodelinda, HWV 34 / Act 1

4:19
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Bernadette Greevy (contralto), Raymond Leppard (director)

"Dove sei, amato bene?"

4:19

Handel: Rinaldo, HWV 7a / Act 2

4:47
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Bernadette Greevy (contralto), Raymond Leppard (director)

"Lascia ch'io pianga"

4:47

Handel: Atalanta / Act 1

2:38
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Bernadette Greevy (contralto), Raymond Leppard (director)

Care selve

2:38

Handel: Cantata: Clori, Tirsi e Fileno 'Cor fedele' Dramatic Cantata, HMV96 (1707)

5:05
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Bernadette Greevy (contralto), Raymond Leppard (director)

La Rondinella

5:05
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Handel: Alcina, HWV 34 / Act 1

5:17
  • Philomusica of London
  • Anthony Lewis
  • Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano)

Tornami a vagheggiar

5:17

Handel: Alcina, HWV 34 / Act 2

10:50
  • Philomusica of London
  • Anthony Lewis
  • Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano)

"Ah! Ruggiero crudel - Ombre pallide"

10:50

Handel: Giulio Cesare / Act 2

4:44
  • New Symphony Orchestra of London
  • Richard Bonynge
  • Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano)

"V'adoro, pupille"

4:44

Handel: Giulio Cesare / Act 3

5:36
  • New Symphony Orchestra of London
  • Richard Bonynge
  • Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano)

Da tempeste il legno infranto

5:36

Handel: Samson HWV 57 / Act 2

5:14
  • New Symphony Orchestra of London
  • Richard Bonynge
  • Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano)

"With Plaintive Note"

5:14

Handel: Samson HWV 57 / Act 3

5:52
  • Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
  • Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano), Harry Dilley (trumpet)

"Let The Bright Seraphim"

5:52

Handel: Esther, HWV 50 / Scene 2

5:42
  • Philomusica of London
  • Anthony Lewis
  • William Herbert (tenor)

"Tune Your Harps To Cheerful Strains"

5:42

Handel: Esther, HWV 50 / Scene 6

3:32
  • Philomusica of London
  • Anthony Lewis
  • Hervey Alan (bass)

"Turn Not, O Queen, Thy Face Away"

3:32

Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV.75 / Pt. 2

8:06
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Forbes Robinson (bass), Philip Ledger (director & harpsichord)

"Revenge, Revenge, Timotheus Cries" - "Behold, A Ghastly Band"

8:06

 Excerpt, Handel: Ezio, HWV29

3:45
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Forbes Robinson (bass), Philip Ledger (director)

"Se un bell'ardire"

3:45

Handel: Susanna, HWV 66 / Act 1

2:59
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Forbes Robinson (bass), Philip Ledger (director & harpsichord)

Peace Crown'd With Roses

2:59

Handel: Hercules, HWV 60 / Act 1

3:54
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Forbes Robinson (bass), Philip Ledger (director & harpsichord)

The God Of Battle Quits The Bloody Field

3:54

Handel: Acis and Galatea, HWV 49 / Act 2

4:37
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Forbes Robinson (bass), Philip Ledger (director & harpsichord), Philip Ledger (director)

O Ruddier Than The Cherry

4:37

Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2

2:34
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Forbes Robinson (bass), Philip Ledger (director & harpsichord)

Aria: "Wide Spread His Name" (Valens) - Sc.1

2:34

Handel: Judas Maccabaeus HWV 63 / Pt. 1

5:08
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Forbes Robinson (bass), Philip Ledger (director & harpsichord)

I Feel The Deity Within... Arm, Arm Ye Brave

5:08

Handel: Berenice, HWV 38 / Act 2

4:46
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Forbes Robinson (bass), Philip Ledger (director & harpsichord)

"Sì, tra i ceppi"

4:46

Handel: Semele, HWV 58 / Act 3

6:23
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Forbes Robinson (bass), Philip Ledger (director & harpsichord)

Leave Me, Loathsome Light

6:23

Handel: Alcina, HWV 34 / Act 2

5:06
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Forbes Robinson (bass), Philip Ledger (director & harpsichord)

"Pensa a chi geme"

5:06

Handel: Samson, HWV 57 / Act 2

5:55
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Forbes Robinson (bass), Philip Ledger (director & harpsichord)

Honour And Arms Scorn Such A Foe

5:55
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