G. F. Handel

Sunday, December 02, 2001

Sinfony, "Comfort Ye," "Every Valley," "And the Glory of the Lord." Claes Ahnsjö, Cathedral Choral Society, University of Maryland Chorus and Smithsonian Concerto Grosso, dir. Antal Dorati. 1985. 12 mins. Pro Arte CDD 232.

"For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover the Earth," "The People that Walked in Darkness," and "For Unto us a Child is Born." Harold Williams, The British Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, dir. Sir Thomas Beecham. 1927. 9 mins. Pearl GEMM CDS 9456.

"Then Shall the Eyes," "He Shall Feed his Flock," "Come Unto Him," and "His Yoke is Easy." Jennifer Vyvyan, Monica Sinclair, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, dir. Sir Thomas Beecham. 1959. 10 mins. BMG [RCA Victor] 09026-61266-2.

"He was Despised," "Surely, He Hath Bourne our Griefs," "All we, Like Sheep," "Thy Rebuke hath Broken His Heart." Janis Taylor, London Fanshawe Symphonic Chorus, Gerald Fagan Singers and Concert Players Orchestra, dir. Gerald Fagan. 1995. 18 mins. ODR 3906.

"Thy Rebuke hath Broken His Heart," "Behold and See," "He was Cut Out," "But Thou Didst not Leave," and "Lift Up Your Heads." Yvonne Kenny, Martyn Hill, members of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Stockholm Bach Choir, dir. Anders Öhrwall. 1982; remastered 1999. 8 mins. FIM XRCD 2000.

"How Beautiful are the Feet," "Their Sound is Gone Out," "Why do the Nations," "Let us Break their Bonds Asunder," "He that Dwelleth in Heaven," "Thou Shalt Break Them," and "Hallelujah." Max Emanuel Cencic, Robert Torday, Ivan Sharpe, Vienna Boys’ Choir, Chorus Viennensis and Academy of London, dir. Peter Marschik. 1995. 14 mins. Capriccio 60 068-2.

"Hallelujah." Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, and The Academy of Ancient Music, dir. Christopher Hogwood. 1982. 4 mins. L’Oiseau Lyre 400 086-2.

"I Know that my Redeemer Liveth," "Since by Man Came Death," "Behold I Tell you a Mystery," and "The Trumpet Shall Sound." Edith Mathis, Theo Adam, Orchestra and Chorus of Austrian Radio, dir. Sir Charles Mackerras. 1974. 16 mins. Archiv 427 173-2.

"Behold I Tell you a Mystery," and "The Trumpet shall Sound." John Tomlinson, The English Concert, dir. Trevor Pinnock. 1988. 10 mins. Archiv 423 630-2.

"Behold I Tell you a Mystery," and "The Trumpet shall Sound." Brett Polegato, Handel & Haydn Society, dir. Andrew Parrott. 2000. 3 mins. Arabesque Z6743-2.

"Then Shall be Brought to Pass," "O Death, Where is thy Sting," "But Thanks be to God," "If God be for Us," "Worthy is the Lamb that was Slain," and "Amen." Brian Asawa, John Mark Ainsley, Lynn Dawson, Choir of Les Musiciens du Louvre and Les Musiciens du Louvre, dir. Mark Minkowski. 2001. 13 mins. Archiv 471 341-2.