January 2009 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, January 7th 2009

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

  1. Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67 (Act III, Sinfonia in B flat major, "The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba") - The Brandenburg Consort; cond. Roy Goodman (3:03)
  2. Water Music Suite No. 3 for orchestra, HWV 350 (Menuet, Rigaudon, Menuet, Bourée) - Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; cond. Sir Neville Marriner (9:39)
  3. Recorder Sonata, Op.1, No.11 in F minor, HWV 369 - Dan Laurin, alto recorder; Hidemi Suzuki, baroque cello; Masaaki Suzuki, harpsichord/organ (7:32)
  4. Harpsichord Suite No. 7 in G minor HWV 432 (vi. Passacaille: Chaconne) - Paul Nicholson, harpsichord (4:54)
  5. Harp Concerto in B flat major, Op. 4, No. 6, HWV 294 (i. Andante Allegro) - Nicanor Zabalete, harp; Paul Kuentz Chamber Orchestra; cond. Paul Kuentz (5:40)
  6. Concerti Grossi, Op. 6, No. 4 in A minor, HWV 322 (i. Larghetto affettuoso) - Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; cond. Iona Brown (2:46)
  7. Organ Concerto in F major "Cuckoo & the Nightingale" (No.13), HWV 295 (ii. Allegro) - Eduard Muller, organ; Schola Cantorum Basiliensis; cond. August Wenzinger (3:37)
  8. Dixit Dominus, HWV 232 (i. Dixit Dominus) - Monteverdi Choir & Orchestra; cond. John Eliot Gardiner (6:11)
  9. Orlando, HWV 31 (Act I - Non fu gia men forte Alcide) - Ewa Podles, contralto; Moscow Chamber Orchestra; cond. Constantine Orbelian (4:55)
  10. Rodelinda, HWV 19 (Act I - Dove sei, amato bene?) - Andreas Scholl, counter-tenor; Accademia Bizantina; cond. Ottavio Dantone (4:59)
  11. Giulio Cesare, HWV 17 (Act I - Va tacito e nascosto) - Bryn Terfel, baritone; Scottish Chamber Orchestra; cond. Charles Mackerras (6:16)
  12. Samson, HWV 57 (Act I - Awake the trumpet's lofty sound) - Stockholm Bach Choir; Concentus Musicus Wien; cond. Nikolaus Harnoncourt (2:04)
  13. Deborah, HWV 51 (Act I - Where do thy ardours raise me!) - Carolyn Sampson, soprano; Robin Blaze, counter-tenor; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; cond. Nicholas Kraemer (4:48)
  14. Solomon, HWV 67 (Act I - May No Rash Intruder) - Gabrieli Consort; Gabrieli Players; cond. Paul McCreesh (4:21)
  15. Alexander Balus, HWV 65 (Act III - Calm Thou My Soul ... Convey Me To Some Peaceful Shore) - Renée Fleming, soprano; Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment; cond. Harry Bicket (3:41)
  16. Messiah, HWV 56 (Act II - Hallelujah) - English Concert; cond. Trevor Pinnock (3:59)

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