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George Frideric Handel

George Frideric Handel Composer

Esther, oratorio, HWV50b

Performances: 2
Tracks: 60
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Musicology:
  • Esther, oratorio, HWV50b
    Year: 1732
    Genre: Oratorio
    Pr. Instrument: Voice
    • Act 1. Scene 1. Overture
    • Act 1. Scene 1. Breathe soft ye gales
    • Act 1. Scene 1. Watchful Angels
    • Act 1. Scene 1. O King of kings, celestial Lord!
    • Act 1. Scene 1. Alleluia
    • Act 1. Scene 1. With transport, lovely queen
    • Act 1. Scene 1. So much beauty sweetly blooming
    • Act 1. Scene 1. Again shall Salem, to the skies
    • Act 1. Scene 1. My heart is inditing
    • Act 1. Scene 1. Kings' daughters
    • Act 1. Scene 1. Upon the right hand
    • Act 1. Scene 1. Kings shall be thy nursing fathers
    • Act 1. Scene 2. Let me with freedom thy petition know
    • Act 1. Scene 2. Endless fame
    • Act 1. Scene 3. 'Tis greater far to spare
    • Act 1. Scene 3. Pluck root and branch
    • Act 1. Scene 3. Our souls with ardour glow
    • Act 1. Scene 3. Shall we the God of Israel fear?
    • Act 1. Scene 4. Jerusalem no more shall mourn
    • Act 1. Scene 4. Tune your harps to cheerful strains
    • Act 1. Scene 4. Shall we of servitude complain
    • Act 1. Scene 4. Praise the Lord with cheerful noise
    • Act 1. Scene 5. How have our sins provok'd the Lord!
    • Act 1. Scene 5. Ye sons of Israel, mourn 1.
    • Act 1. Scene 5. O Jordan, Jordan, sacred tide!
    • Act 1. Scene 5. Ye sons of Israel, mourn 2.
    • Act 2. Scene 1. Tyrants may awhile presume
    • Act 2. Scene 2. Why sits that sorrow on thy brow?
    • Act 2. Scene 2. Dread not, righteous queen
    • Act 2. Scene 2. O heaven, protect her
    • Act 2. Scene 2. Blessings descend on downy wings
    • Act 2. Scene 2. I go, the pow'r of grief to prove
    • Act 2. Scene 2. Tears assist me, pity moving
    • Act 2. Scene 2. Save us, O Lord!
    • Act 2. Scene 3. Who dares intrude into our presence
    • Act 2. Scene 3. Who calls my parting soul from death?
    • Act 2. Scene 3. O beauteous queen, unclose those eyes
    • Act 2. Scene 3. If I find favour in thy sight
    • Act 2. Scene 3. How can I stay when love invites?
    • Act 2. Scene 4. With inward joy his visage glows
    • Act 2. Scene 4. Heav'n has lent her ev'ry charm
    • Act 2. Scene 4. The king will listen to the royal fair
    • Act 2. Scene 4. Blessed are all they that fear the Lord
    • Act 3. Scene 1. Jehovah crown'd with glory bright
    • Act 3. Scene 1. He comes! He comes to end our woes
    • Act 3. Scene 2. Now O my queen, thy suit declare
    • Act 3. Scene 2. Turn not, O queen, thy face away
    • Act 3. Scene 2. Flatt'ring tongue, no more I hear thee
    • Act 3. Scene 2. Guards, seize the traitor
    • Act 3. Scene 2. Through the nation he shall be
    • Act 3. Scene 2. All applauding crowds, around
    • Act 3. Scene 2. How art thou fall'n from thy height!
    • Act 3. Scene 2. I'll proclaim the wond'rous story
    • Act 3. Scene 3. The Lord our enemy has slain, Allelujah!

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