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Handel: Alexander's Feast HWV 75 / Beck, Bruns, Mihályová, Mamonova, Okamura, et al

> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part II: Accompanied: Now strike the golden lyre again! (Tenor, Chorus)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part II: Aria: Revenge, revenge, Timotheus cries (Bass)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part II: Accompanied: Give the Vengeance due (Tenor)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part II: Aria: The princes applaud with a furious joy (Tenor)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part II: Aria: Thais led the way (Soprano, Chorus)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part II: Accompanied: Thus long ago (Tenor, Chorus)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part II: Recitative: Your voices tune, and raise them high (Mezzo-soprano)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part II: Duet: Let's imitate her notes above (Soprano, Mezzo-soprano)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part II: Recitative: Let old Timotheus yield the Prize (Tenor, Bass)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part II: Let old Timotheus yield the Prize (Chorus)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part I: Accompanied: He chose a mournful Muse (Mezzo-soprano)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part I: Aria: He sung Darius, great and good (Mezzo-soprano)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part I: Accompanied: With downcast looks the joyless victor sate (Mezzo-soprano)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part I: Behold Darius, great and good (Chorus)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part I: Recitative: The mighty master smil'd to see (Mezzo-soprano)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part I: Arioso: Softly sweet, in Lydian measures (Mezzo-soprano)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part I: Aria: War, he sung, is toil and trouble (Tenor)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part I: The many rend the skies with loud applause (Chorus)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part I: Aria: The Prince, unable to conceal his pain (Soprano)
> Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 - Part I: The many rend the skies (Chorus)

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : Alexander's Feast, HWV 75
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

A rare complete recording of one of Handel's most popular and colorfully scored works, and the first of a series featuring the large ensembles of the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival.



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Works Details

>Handel, George Frideric : Alexander's Feast, HWV 75
  • Performers: Karolina Sikora (Mezzo Soprano); Aneta Mihályov; Lucia Duchonov; Chiyuki Okamura (Soprano); Yana Mamonova (Soprano); Benjamin Bruns (Tenor); Wiard Witholt (Bass)
  • Conductor: Rolf Beck
  • Ensemble: Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra
  • Notes: Schloss Kiel (03/20/2009-03/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1736