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Handel: The Messiah (Highlights) / Harnoncourt, Schäfer, Larsson, et al

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
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Notes & Reviews:

The 'Messiah' - and the "Hallelujah!" Chorus from it - is one of Handel's most popular works. This 'Messiah' highlights CD is assembled from Harnoncourt's critically acclaimed October 2005 release of the complete work. Founded by Harnoncourt over 50 years ago, the Concentus Musicus Wien is one of the leading and most critically acclaimed early music orchestras performing today.



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>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Sinfonia
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Comfort ye my people (Accompagnato)
  • Performer: Michael Schade (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (Air)
  • Performer: Michael Schade (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: And the glory of the Lord (Chorus)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: And He shall purify (Chorus)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Air)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: For unto us a child is born (Chorus)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Pifa
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Glory to God (Chorus)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion (Air)
  • Performer: Christine Schäfer (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: He shall feed His flock (Duet)
  • Performer: Christine Schäfer (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Behold the Lamb of God (Chorus)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Surely He hath borne our griefs (Chorus)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: All we like sheep have gone astray (Chorus)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Why do the nations so furiously rage together? (Bass)
  • Performer: Gerald Finley
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Hallelujah (Chorus)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Air)
  • Performer: Christine Schäfer (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: The trumpet shall sound (Air)
  • Performer: Gerald Finley
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Worthy is the Lamb (Chorus)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Vienna Concentus Musicus
  • Notes: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria (12/17/2004-12/21/2004)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Studio/Live: Live