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Handel: English Arias from Saul, Theodora, Judas Maccabaeus, Solomon / James Bowman, countertenor

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : The Choice of Hercules
>Handel, George Frideric : Esther
>Handel, George Frideric : Saul
>Handel, George Frideric : Belshazzar
>Handel, George Frideric : Theodora
>Handel, George Frideric : Judas Maccabaeus
>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon
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Notes & Reviews:

This mid-priced Hyperion reissue offers a comprehensive program of Handel's arias from such famous English oratorios as Saul, Theodora, Judas Maccabaeus and Solomon. The world-famous countertenor James Bowman is joined by The King's Consort and the renowned soprano Susan Gritton.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: 1992-03-??&1995-03-09_1995-.



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>Handel, George Frideric : The Choice of Hercules :: Yet, can I hear that dulcet lay
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/09/1995-03/11/1995
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1750

>Handel, George Frideric : Esther :: How can I stay, when love invites
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/09/1995-03/11/1995
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1718

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: O fairest of ten thousand fair
  • Performers: Susan Gritton (Soprano); James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/09/1995-03/11/1995
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Belshazzar :: Great God! who, yet but darkly known
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/09/1995-03/11/1995
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1744

>Handel, George Frideric : Theodora :: The raptur'd soul
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/09/1995-03/11/1995
  • Running Time: 8 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1749

>Handel, George Frideric : Judas Maccabaeus :: Father of heav'n
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: Composition written: 1746.
  • Running Time: 7 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1746

>Handel, George Frideric : Esther :: Overture
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/09/1995-03/11/1995
  • Running Time: 6 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1718

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: O Lord, whose mercies numberless
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/09/1995-03/11/1995
  • Running Time: 3 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: What though I trace each herb
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/09/1995-03/11/1995
  • Running Time: 6 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Handel, George Frideric : Belshazzar :: Martial Symphony and Destructive war
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/09/1995-03/11/1995
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1744

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: Welcome as the dawn of day
  • Performers: Susan Gritton (Soprano); James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/09/1995-03/11/1995
  • Running Time: 3 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Handel, George Frideric : Theodora :: Kind heaven, if virtue be thy care
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/09/1995-03/11/1995
  • Running Time: 5 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1749

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: Almighty pow'r
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/09/1995-03/11/1995
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Handel, George Frideric : Esther :: Tune your harps
  • Performer: James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Robert King
  • Ensemble: The King's Consort
  • Notes: 03/09/1995-03/11/1995
  • Running Time: 5 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1718