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Handel: Sacred Arias / Taylor, Huggett, Ensemble Arion

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in D major, Op.3/6, HWV 317
>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon
>Handel, George Frideric : Theodora
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Notes & Reviews:

Countertenor Daniel Taylor's first CD with orchestra includes vocal and instrumental excerpts from four oratorios by Handel: Saul, Messiah, Solomon and Theodora. "The beauty of [Daniel Taylor's] voice will stop you in your tracks." -Gramophone



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Works Details

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: Sinfonia. Allegro
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: Sinfonia. Larghetto
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: Sinfonia. Allegro
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: Sinfonia. Andante larghetto
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: Air. O Lord, whose mercies numberless
  • Performer: Daniel Taylor (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Air. But who may abide
  • Performer: Daniel Taylor (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in D major, Op.3/6, HWV 317 :: Allegro du Concerto grosso opus 3 no 6
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: circa 1716-1720

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Air. If God be for us
  • Performer: Monica Huggett (Violin)
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: Ouverture. Grave-allegro
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: Ouverture. Allegro
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: Air. Almighty Power
  • Performer: Daniel Taylor (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: Récitatif. Bless'd be the Lord / Air. What though I trace
  • Performer: Daniel Taylor (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Handel, George Frideric : Theodora :: Ouverture. Grave-allegro
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1749

>Handel, George Frideric : Theodora :: Ouverture. Trio
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1749

>Handel, George Frideric : Theodora :: Ouverture. Courante
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1749

>Handel, George Frideric : Theodora :: Air. As with rosy steps
  • Performer: Daniel Taylor (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Monica Huggett
  • Ensemble: Arion (Canada)
  • Notes: Eglise St-Augustin, St-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada (11/28/2000-11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1749