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Handel: Messiah HWV 56 (Highlights) (1997)

This Essential Classics release features the highlights of Handel's Messiah performed by Eileen Farrell, Martha Lipton, Davis Cunningham and William Warfield, the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir and The Philadelphia Orchestra expertly conducted by the great Eugene Ormandy in this legendary 1959 recording of the best loved portions of Handel's great Oratorio. A best seller for over four decades!

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  • Media Types MP3; Digital Download

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  1. TracksTrack TitleTrack Time
  2. 01 And The Glory Of The Lord (Chorus) 3:20
    No. 4. Chorus
  3. 02 Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive (Contralto) 0:36
    No. 8. Recitative
  4. 03 O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings To Zion (Contralt 7:01
    No. 9. Air And Chorus
  5. 04 For Unto Us A Child Is Born (Chorus) 4:14
    No. 12. Chorus
  6. 05 Pifa {"Pastoral Symphony"} (Orchestra) 4:01
    No. 13
  7. 06 Glory To God (Chorus) 1:34
    No. 17. Chorus
  8. 07 He Shall Feed His Flock Like A Shepherd (Contralto 7:02
    No. 20. Air
  9. 08 His Yoke Is Easy; His Burthen Is Light 2:43
    No. 21. Chorus
  10. 09 Behold The Lamb Of God (Chorus) 3:50
    No. 22. Chorus
  11. 10 He Was Despised (Contralto) 6:05
    No. 23. Air
  12. 11 All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray (Chorus) 4:15
    No. 26. Chorus
  13. 12 Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates (Chorus) 3:03
    No. 33. Chorus
  14. 13 Why Do The Nations So Furiously Rage Together? 2:41
    No. 40. Air (Bass)
  15. 14 Hallelujah 3:57
    No. 44. Chorus
  16. 15 I Know That My Redeemer Liveth (Soprano) 7:08
    No. 45. Air
  17. 16 The Trumpet Shall Sound (Bass, Trumpet Solo) 6:51
    No. 48. Air
  18. 17 Worthy Is The Lamb That Was Slain (Chorus) 6:33
    No. 53. Chorus


Sony Essential Classics 48172 [CD]
See also: Handel: Messiah, oratorio HWV 56 [1959]