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Classics - Handel: Messiah (Highlights) / Pearlman

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>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
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"...one of the happiest Messiahs on disc." - Gramophone



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>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 1. 1. Sinfonia
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 1. 2. Comfort ye, my people
  • Performer: Bruce Fowler (Trombone)
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 1. 3. Every valley shall be exalted
  • Performer: Bruce Fowler (Trombone)
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 1. 4. And the glory of the Lord
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 1. 7. And He shall purify
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 1. 8. Behold, a virgin shall conceive
  • Performer: Catherine Robbin (Mezzo-Soprano)
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 1. 9. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion
  • Performer: Catherine Robbin (Mezzo-Soprano)
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 1. 12. For unto us a Child is born
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 1. 18. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion
  • Performer: Karen Clift (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 1. 21. His yoke is easy
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 2. 26. All we like sheep
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 2. 33. Lift up your heads
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 2. 37. The Lord gave the word
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 2. 39. Their sound is gone out
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 2. 40. Why do the nations?
  • Performer: Victor Ledbetter (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 2. 41. Let us break their bonds asunder
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 2. 42. He that dwelleth in heaven
  • Performer: Bruce Fowler (Trombone)
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 2. 43. Thou shall break them
  • Performer: Bruce Fowler (Trombone)
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 2. 44. Hallelujah
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 3. 45. I know that my Redeemer liveth
  • Performer: Karen Clift (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 3. 46. Since by man came death
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 3. 47. Behold, I tell you a mystery
  • Performer: Victor Ledbetter (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 3. 48. The trumpet shall sound
  • Performer: Victor Ledbetter (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 3. 49. Then shall be brought to pass
  • Performer: Catherine Robbin (Mezzo-Soprano)
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 3. 50. O death, where is thy sting?
  • Performers: Catherine Robbin (Mezzo-Soprano); Bruce Fowler (Trombone)
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 3. 51. But thanks be to God
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Part 3. 53. Worthy is the lamb...Amen
  • Conductor: Martin Pearlman
  • Ensemble: Boston Baroque
  • Notes: Campion Center, Weston Center, MA (05/18/1992-05/22/1992)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741