El Messies pel Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir

Handel – Messiah

Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

 

Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Soloists

Hanna Husáhr (Sweden) Soprano
Francine Vis (Netherlands) Mezzo Soprano
Timothy Robinson (England) Tenor
Lars Møller (Denmark) Barytone

Conductor: Mogens Dahl

Part I

Scene 1: Isaiah’s prophecy of salvation

00:00 : 1. Sinfony (Instrumental)
03:06 : 2. Comfort ye my people (Accompagnato. Tenor)
06:18 : 3. Ev’ry valley shall be exalted (Air. Tenor)
09:32 : 4. And the glory of the Lord (Chorus)

Scene 2: The coming judgment

12:12 : 5. Thus saith the Lord of hosts (Accompagnato. Bas)
13:36 : 6. But who may abide the day of His coming (Air. Alt)
17:48 : 7. And he shall purify the sons of Levi (Chorus)

Scene 3: The prophecy of Christ’s birth

20:15 : X. Behold, a virgin shall conceive (Recitative. Alt)
20:36 : 8. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Air. Alt)
25:32 : 9. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (Accompagnato. Bas)
27:50 : 10. The people that walked in darkness (Air. Bas)
31:03 : 11. For unto us a child is born (Chorus)

Scene 4: The annunciation to the shepherds

35:11 : 12. Pifa (Instrumental)
35:26 : XX. There were shepherds abiding in the fields (Recitative. Sopran)
36:41 : 13. And lo, the angel of the Lord (Accompagnato. Sopran)
37:03 : XX. And the angel said unto them (Recitative. Sopran)
37:40 : 14. And suddenly there was with the angel (Accompagnato. Sopran)
37:54 : 15. Glory to God in the highest (Chorus)

Scene 5: Christ’s healing and redemption

43:22 : 16. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Recitative. Alt)
45:00 : XX. Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened (Recitative. Alt)
45:27 : 17. He shall feed his flock like a shepherd (Duet. Alt and soprano)
51:46 : 18. His yoke is easy (Chorus)

Part II

Scene 1: Christ’s Passion

00:54:01 : 19. Behold the Lamb of God (Chorus)
00:57:09 : 20. He was despised and rejected of men (Air. Alt)
01:06:25 : 21. Surely he has borne our griefs (Chorus)
01:08:06 : 22. And with his stripes we are healed (Chorus)
01:09:59 : 23. All we like sheep (Chorus)
01:14:04 : 24. All they that see him laugh him to scorn (Accompagnato. Tenor)
01:14:48 : 25. He trusted in God that He would deliver Him (Chorus)
01:17:07 : 26. Thy rebuke hath broken his heart (Accompagnato. Tenor)
01:19:10 : 27. Behold and see if there be any sorrow (Arioso. Tenor)

Scene 2: Christ’s Death and Resurrection

01:20:21 : 28. He was cut off (Accompagnato. Tenor)
01:20:47 : 29. But thou didst not leave his soul in hell (Air. Tenor)

Scene 5: The beginnings of Gospel preaching

01:22:38 : 32. Thou art gone up on high (Air. Alt)
01:25:32 : 33. The Lord gave the word (Chorus)
01:26:40 : 34. How beautiful are the feet (Air. Soprano)

Scene 6: The world’s rejection of the Gospel

01:29:16 : 36. Why do the nations so furiously rage together (Air. Bas)
01:31:48 : 37. Let us break their bonds asunder (Chorus)
01:33:28 : XX. He that dwelleth in heaven (Recitative. Tenor)

Scene 7: God’s ultimate victory

01:33:53 : 38. Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron (Air. Tenor)
01:35:32 : 39. Hallelujah (Chorus)

Part III

Scene 1: The promise of eternal life

01:39:14 : 40. I know that my Redeemer liveth (Air. Sopran)
01:45:36 : 41. Since by man came death (Chorus)

Scene 2: The Day of Judgment

01:47:45 : 42. Behold, I tell you a mystery (Accompagnato. Bas)
01:48:24 : 43. The trumpet shall sound (Air. Bas)

Scene 4: The acclamation of the Messiah

01:53:45 : 47. Worthy is the Lamb (Chorus)

01:57:45 : Amen (Chorus)