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Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Composer

Elijah, Op.70 (oratorio, English version)

Performances: 32
Tracks: 329
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  • Elijah, Op.70 (oratorio, English version)
    Year: 1846
    Genre: Oratorio
    Pr. Instrument: Chorus/Choir
    • Part 1
      • Introduction: As God the Lord of Israel liveth
      • Overture
      • 1.Chorus: Help, Lord! Wilt thou quite destroy us?
      • 2.Recitative: The deeps afford no water; 2.Duet and Chorus: Lord, bow thine ear
      • 3.Recitative: Ye people, rend your hearts
      • 4.Aria: If with all your hearts
      • 5.Chorus: Yet doth the Lord see it not
      • 6.Recitative: Elijah, get thee hence
      • 7.Double quartet: For He shall give His angels
      • 8.Duet: What have I to do with Thee?
      • 9.Chorus: Blessed are the men who fear Him
      • 10.Recitative and Chorus: As God the Lord of Sabaoth
      • 11.Chorus: Baal, we cry to thee
      • 12.Recitative and Chorus: Call him louder, for he is a god!
      • 13.Recitative and Chorus: Call him louder! He heareth not!
      • 14.Recitative and Aria: Draw near, all ye people; Lord God of Abraham
      • 15.Chorus: Cast thy burden upon the Lord
      • 16.Recitative and Chorus: O Thou who makest; The fire descends from heaven
      • 17.Aria: Is not His word like a fire?
      • 18.Aria: Woe unto them who forsake Him!
      • 19.Recitative: O man of God, help thy people!
      • 20.Chorus: Thanks be to God
    • Part 2
      • 21.Aria: Hear ye, Israel
      • 22.Chorus: Be not afraid
      • 23.Recitative and Chorus: The Lord hath exalted thee
      • 24.Chorus: Woe to him!
      • 25.Recitative: Man of God
      • 26.Aria: It is enough
      • 27.Recitative: See, now he sleepeth
      • 28.Trio: Lift thine eyes
      • 29.Chorus: He, watching over Israel
      • 30.Recitatives: Arise, Elijah ; O Lord, I have labored in vain
      • 31.Aria: O rest in the Lord
      • 32.Chorus: He that shall endure
      • 33.Recitative: Night falleth around me
      • 34.Chorus: Behold! God the Lord passed by
      • 35.Recitative and Chorus: Above Him stood the Seraphim; Holy, holy, holy
      • 36.Recitative and Chorus: I go on my way; Go, return upon thy way!
      • 37.Aria: For the mountains shall depart
      • 38.Chorus: Then did Elijah the prophet
      • 39.Aria: Then shall the righteous shine forth
      • 40.Recitative: Behold, God hath sent Elijah
      • 41b.But the Lord, from the north hath raised one
      • 41.Chorus: And then shall your light break forth
      • 42.O come everyone that thirsteth

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