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Belshazzar

Direttore: Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra: English Concert
Supporto: CD Audio
Numero dischi: 3
Etichetta: Deutsche Grammophon
Data di pubblicazione: 12 luglio 2004
  • EAN: 0028947703723
Disco 1
  • 1 Overture
  • 2 "Vain, fluctuating state of human empire"
  • 3 "Thou, God most high, and Thou alone"
  • 4 "The fate of Babylon, I fear, is nigh"
  • 5 "Lament not thus, oh Queen, in vain!"
  • 6 "Behold, by Persia's hero made"
  • 7 "Well may they laugh" / "Oh memory! Still bitter to my soul!"
  • 8 "Opprest with never-ceasing grief"
  • 9 "Dry those unavailing tears"
  • 10 "Be comforted: safe though the tyrant seem" / "Methought, as on the bank of deep Euphrates"
  • 11 "Now, tell me, Gobrias"
  • 12 "Behold the monstrous human beast"
  • 13 "Can you then think it strange"
  • 14 "Great God! who, yet but darkly known"
  • 15 "My friends, be confident"
  • 16 "All empires upon God depend"
  • 17 "Oh sacred oracles of Truth!"
  • 18 "Rejoice, my countrymen" / "Thus saith the Lord to Cyrus"
  • 19 "Sing, oh ye heav'ns!"
Disco 2
  • 1 "Let festal joy triumphant reign!"
  • 2 "For you, my friends"
  • 3 "The leafy honours of the field"
  • 4 "It is the custom, I may say, the law"
  • 5 "Recall, oh king! thy rash command"
  • 6 "They tell you true"
  • 7 "Oh dearer than my life, forebear!"
  • 8 "By slow degrees the wrath of God"
  • 9 "See, from his post Euphrates flies!"
  • 10 "You see, my friends, a path"
  • 11 "Amaz'd to find the foe so near"
  • 12 "To arms, to arms! no more delay!"
  • 13 "Ye tutelar gods of our empire"
  • 14 "Let the deep bowl thy praise confess"
  • 15 "Where is the God of Judah's boasted pow'r?"
  • 16 "Call all my Wise Men"
Disco 3
  • 1 A Sinfony
  • 2 "Ye sages! welcome always to your king" / "Alas! too hard a task the king imposes"
  • 3 "Oh misery! - oh terror! - hopeless grief!"
  • 4 "Oh king, live for ever!"
  • 5 "No! to thyself thy trifles be"
  • 6 "Yet, to obey his dread command"
  • 7 "Oh sentence too severe!" / "Regard, oh son, my flowing tears"
  • 8 "Oh God of Truth! oh faithful guide!"
  • 9 "You, Gobrias, lead directly to the palace"
  • 10 "Oh glorious prince!"
  • 11 "Alternate hopes and fears"
  • 12 "Fain would I hope"
  • 13 "Can the black Aethiop change his skin?"
  • 14 "My hopes revive"
  • 15 "Bel boweth down!"
  • 16 "I thank thee, Sesach"
  • 17 A Martial Symphony
  • 18 "To pow'r immortal my first thanks"
  • 19 "Be it thy care, good Gobrias" / "Destructive War, thy limits know"
  • 20 "Great victor, at your feet I bow"
  • 21 "Say, venerable prophet"
  • 22 "Tell it out among the heathen"
  • 23 "Yes, I will build thy city"
  • 24 "I will magnify thee"
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