Georg Friedrich Händel - Fischer-Dieskau, Rolfe Johnson, Esswod, Varady, Gale, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt - Saul
Georg Friedrich Händel - Fischer-Dieskau, Rolfe Johnson, Esswod, Varady, Gale, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt - Saul
Singer: Georg Friedrich Händel
Album title: Saul
Label: Teldec Classics ‎– 4509-97504-2
Series: Das Alte Werk –
Type: 2 x CD, Album
Country: Germany
Date of released: 1995
Category: Classical
Style: Baroque Rating: 4.8/5
Format: MP3 FLAC MP2 XM MOD MPC VOX VQF AAC
mp3 size: 1473 mb | flac size: 1613 mb
Genre: Classical

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Tracklist

1-1 Symphony: Allegro - Larghetto - Allegro - Adante Larghetto
Act 1, Scene 1
1-2 Chorus: How Excellent Thy Name, Oh Lord
1-3 Air: An Infant Rais'd By Thy Command
1-4 Trio: Along The Monster Atheist Strode
1-5 Chorus: The Youth Inspir'd By Thee, Oh Lord - How Excellent Thy Name, Oh Lord
Act 1, Scene 2
1-6 Recitative: He Comes (Michal) - Air: Oh God-Like Youth! (Michal)
1-7 Recitative: Behold, Oh King, The Brave, Victorious Youth (Abner, Saul, David) - Air: Oh King, Your Favours With Delight I Take (David)
1-8 Recitative: Oh Early Piety! (Johnathan)
1-9 Air: What Abject Thoughts A Prince Can Have! - Recitative: Yet Think, On Whom This Honour You Bestow (Merab)
1-10 Air: Birth And Fortune I Despise! (Johnathan) - Recitative: Go On, Illustrious Pair! (High Priest) - Air: While Yet Thy Tide Of Blood Runs High (High Priest)
1-11 Recitative: Thou, Merab, First In Birth (Saul, Merab) - Air: My Soul Rejects The Thought With Scorn (Merab)
1-12 Air: See With What A Scournful Air (Michal) - Air: Ah! Lovely Youth! (Michal)
1-13 Symphony
Act 1, Scene 3
1-14 Recitative: Already See (Michal)
1-15 Chorus: Welcome, Welcome, Mighty King!
1-16 Accompagnato: What Do I Hear? (Saul) - Chorus: David His Ten Thousands Slew - Accompagnato: To Him Ten Thousands (Saul) - Air: With Rage I Shall Burst His Praises To Hear (Saul)
Act 1, Scene 4
1-17 Recitative: Imprudent Women! (Johnathan, Michal) - Air: Fell Rage I Shall Burst His Praises To Hear! (Saul) - Recitative: The But The Smallest Part Of Harmony (High Priest) - Accompagnato: By Thee This Universal Frame (High Priest)
Act 1, Scene 5
1-18 Recitative: Rack'd With Infernal Pains (Abner)
1-19 Air: Oh Lord, Whose Mercies Numberless (David) - Symphony
1-20 Recitative: 'tis All In Vain (Johnathan)
1-21 Air: A Serpent, In My Bosom Warm'd (Saul) - Recitative: Has He Escap'd My Rage? (Saul)
1-22 Air: Capricious Man' (Marab)
Act 1, Scene 6
1-23 Accompagnato: Oh Filial Piety! (Jonathan) - Air: No, Cruel Father, No! (Jonathan) - Air: Oh Lord, Whose Providence Ever Wakes For Thier Defence (High Priest)
1-24 Chorus: Preserve Him For The Glory Of Thy Name
Act 2, Scene 1
1-25 Chorus: Envy! Eldest Born Of Hell
Act 2, Scene 2
1-26 Recitative: Ah! Dearest Friend (Johnathan) - Air: But Sooner Jordan's Stream, I Swear (Johnathan) - Recitative: O Strange Vicissitude! (David, Jonathan) - Air: Such Haughty Beauties (David) - Recitative: My Father Comes (Jonathan)
Act 2, Scene 3
1-27 Recitative: Hast Thou Obey'd My Orders (Saul, Jonathan) - Air: Sin Not, Oh King, Against The Youth (Jonathan)
1-28 Air: As Great Jehovah Lives (Saul)
1-29 Air: From Cities Storm'd, And Battles Won (Jonathan)
Act 2, Scene 4
2-1 Recitative: Appear, My Friend (Jonathan, Saul)
2-2 Air: Your Words, Oh King (David)
2-3 Recitative: Yes, He Shall Wed My Daughter! (Saul)
Act 2, Scene 5
2-4 Recitative: A Father's Will (Michal)
2-5 Duet: Oh Fairest Of Ten Thousand Fair (Michal, David)
2-6 Chorus: Is There A Man
2-7 Symphony
Act 2, Scene 6
2-8 Recitative: Thy Father Is Cruel (David) - Duet: At Persecution I Can Laugh (David, Michal)
Act 2, Scene 7
2-9 Recitative: Whom Dost Thou Seek? (Michal, Doeg) - Air: No, No, Let The Guilty Tremble (Michal)
Act 2, Scene 8
2-10 Recitative: Mean As He Was (Merab) - Air: Author Of Peace (Merab)
Act 2, Scene 9
2-11 Symphony
2-12 Accompagnato: The Time At Length Is Come (Saul)
Act 2, Scene 10
2-13 Recitative: Where Is The Son Of Jesse? (Saul, Jonathan)
2-14 Chorus: Oh Fatal Consenquence Of Rage
Act 3, Scene 1
2-15 Accompagnato: Wretched That I Am! (Saul) - Accompagnato: 't is Said, Here Lives A Woman (Saul)
Act 3, Scene 2
2-16 Recitative: With Me What Wouldst Thou? (Witch, Saul) - Air: Infernal Spirits (Witch)
Act 3, Scene 3
2-17 Accompagnato: Why Hast Thou Forc'd Me (Sameul, Saul)
2-18 Symphony
Act 3, Scene 4
2-19 Recitative: Whence Comst Thou? (David, Amalekite) - Air: Impious Wretch, Of Race Accurst! (David)
2-20 Dead March
Act 3, Scene 5
2-21 Chorus: Mourn, Israel
2-22 Air: Oh Let It Not In Gath Be Heard (Jonathan) - Air: From This Unhappy Day (Michal) - Air: Brave Jonathan His Bow ne'er Drew (David)
2-23 Chorus: Eagles Were Not So Swift As They
2-24 Air: In Sweet Harmony (Merab) - Solo And Chorus: O Fatal Day! (David)
2-25 Recitative: Ye Men Of Judith, Weep No More! (High Priest)
2-26 Chorus: Grid On Thy Sword

Credits

  • Baritone Vocals [Saul] – Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  • Bass Vocals [Samuel] – Matthias Hölle
  • Chorus – Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
  • Composed By – Georg Friedrich Händel (tracks: A1 to F5)
  • Conductor – Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Countertenor Vocals [David] – Paul Esswood
  • Liner Notes – Gerhard Schumacher
  • Orchestra – Concentus Musicus Wien
  • Soprano Vocals [Merab] – Iulia Várady
  • Tenor Vocals [Jonathan] – Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • Vocals [Michal] – Elizabeth Gale

Notes

Live Recording: Vienna, Musikvereinsaal, April 28 1985.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code: 6019
  • Barcode: 4509-97504-2

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
242 651-2 Georg Friedrich Händel - Fischer-Dieskau*, Rolfe Johnson*, Varady*, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt Georg Friedrich Händel - Fischer-Dieskau*, Rolfe Johnson*, Varady*, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt - Saul ‎(2xCD, Album) TELDEC 242 651-2 Germany 1986
6.35687 Georg Friedrich Händel, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Paul Esswood, Iulia Várady, Elizabeth Gale, Helmut Wildhaber, Matthias Hölle, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt Georg Friedrich Händel, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Paul Esswood, Iulia Várady, Elizabeth Gale, Helmut Wildhaber, Matthias Hölle, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt - Saul ‎(3xLP + Box) TELDEC 6.35687 Germany 1986

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