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George Frideric Handel

George Frideric Handel Composer

Saul, HWV53

Performances: 36
Tracks: 566
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Musicology:
  • Saul, HWV53
    Year: 1738
    Genre: Oratorio
    Pr. Instrument: Voice
    • Act 1
      • 1.Sinfonia: Allegro
      • 2.Sinfonia: Larghetto
      • 3.Sinfonia: Allegro
      • 4.Sinfonia: Andante larghetto
      • 5.Chorus: How excellent Thy name, o Lord
      • 6.Air. An infant raised; 7.Trio: Along the monster atheist strode
      • 8.Chorus: The youth inspired by Thee, o Lord
      • 9.Chorus: How excellent Thy name, o Lord
      • 10.Recitative: He comes; 11.Air: O God-like youth
      • 12.Recitative: Behold, o king, the brave, victorious youth
      • 13.Air: O king, your favours with delight; No.14: Recitative: Oh early piety!
      • 15.Air: What abject thoughts; 16.Recitative: Yet think on whom this honour
      • 17.Air: Birth and fortune I despise
      • 18.Recitative: Go on, illustrious pair! 19.Air: While yet thy tide of blood
      • 20.Recitative: Thou, Merab, first in birth; 21.Air: My soul rejects
      • 22.Symphony; No.23.Recitative: Already see the daughters; 24.Chorus: Welcome, Welcome Mighty King
      • 25.Accompagnato: What do I hear? 26.Chorus: David his ten thousands slew
      • 27.Air: With rage I shall burst
      • 28.Recitative: Imprudent women!
      • 29.Air: Fell rage and black despair possessed
      • 30.Recitative: This but the smallest part of Harmony; 31: Accompagnato. By thee th
      • 32.Recitative: Racked with infernal pains
      • 33.Air: O Lord, whose mercies numberless; 34: Symphony
      • 35.Recitative: 'Tis all in vain; 36.Air: A serpent, in my bosom warmed / No.36.
      • 37.Air: Capricious man
      • 38.Accompagnato: O filial piety!
      • 39.Air: No, cruel father, no!
      • 40.Air: O Lord, whose providence
      • 41.Chorus: Preserve him for the glory
      • 42.Air: O Lord, whose mercies numberless
    • Act 2
      • 1.Chorus: Envy! eldest born of hell!
      • 2.Recitative: Ah, dearest friend
      • 3.Air: But sooner Jordan's stream
      • 4.Recitative: Oh strange vicissitude!
      • 5. Air: Such haughty beauties
      • 6.Recitative: My father comes; 7.Recitative: Hast thou obeyed my orders
      • 8.Air: Sin not, O king
      • 9.Air: As great Jehovah lives
      • 10.Air: From cities stormed
      • 11.Recitative: Appear, my friend
      • 12.Air: Your words, O king; 13.Recitative: Yes, he shall wed my daughter
      • 14.Recitative: A father's will
      • 15.Duet. Oh fairest of ten thousand fair; 58.Chorus: Is there a man
      • 16.Symphony
      • 17.Recitative: Thy father is as cruel
      • 18.Duet: At persecution I can laugh
      • 19.Recitative: Whom dost thou seek?
      • 20.Air: No, no let the guilty tremble
      • 21.Recitative: Mean as he was
      • 22.Air: Author of peace
      • 23.Symphony
      • 24.Accompagnato: The time at last is come; 24.Where is the son of Jesse?he time at lengt
    • Act 3
      • 1.Chorus: Oh fatal consequence
      • 2.Accompagnato. Wretch that I am; 3.Accompagnato: 'Tis said, here lives a woman; 4.Recitative. With me wha
      • 5.Air: Infernal spirits
      • 6.Accompagnato: Why hast thou forced me
      • 7.Symphony
      • 8.Recitative: Whence comest thou; 9.Air: Impious wretch
      • 10.Dead March
      • 11.Chorus: Mourn, Israel
      • 12.Air: Oh let it not in Gath be heard
      • 13.Air: From this unhappy day
      • 14.Air: Brave Jonathan his bow never drew
      • 15.Chorus: Eagles were not so swift as they
      • 16.Air: In sweetest harmony
      • 17.Solo and Chorus: O fatal day!
      • 18.Recitative: Ye men of Judah, weep no more
      • 19.Chorus: Gird on thy sword

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