The Sixteen & Harry Christophers
Album

Esther (1718 version)

The Sixteen & Harry Christophers

40 SONGS • 1 HOUR AND 44 MINUTES • OCT 21 1995

1
Esther, HWV 50a: Overture
07:00
2
Esther, HWV 50a: Tis Greater Far to Spare (Recitative - Habdonah, Haman)
00:38
3
Esther, HWV 50a: Pluck Root and Branch From Out the Land (Aria - Haman)
01:56
4
Esther, HWV 50a: Our Souls With Ardour Glow (Recitative - Persian Officer)
00:08
5
Esther, HWV 50a: Shall We God of Israel Fear (Chorus)
01:39
6
Esther, HWV 50a: Now Persecution Shall Lay By Her Iron Rod (Recitative - First Israelite)
00:17
7
Esther, HWV 50a: Tune Your Harps to Cheerful Strains (Aria - First Israelite)
03:53
8
Esther, HWV 50a: Shall We of Servitude Complain, I (Chorus)
01:20
9
Esther, HWV 50a: Praise the Lord With Cheerful Noise (Aria - Israelite Woman)
05:35
10
Esther, HWV 50a: O God, Who From the Suckling's Mouth (Recitative - Israelite Woman)
00:20
11
Esther, HWV 50a: Sing Songs of Praise, Bow Down the Knee (Aria - Second Israelite)
03:33
12
Esther, HWV 50a: Shall We of Servitude Complain, II (Chorus)
01:17
13
Esther, HWV 50a: How Have Our Sins Provoked the Lord (Recitative - Priest of the Israelites)
01:00
14
Esther, HWV 50a: Ye Sons of Israel Mourn, I (Chorus)
02:01
15
Esther, HWV 50a: O Jordan, Jordan, Sacred Tide (Aria - Priest of the Israelites)
06:48
16
Esther, HWV 50a: Ye Sons of Israel Mourn, II (Chorus)
02:10
17
Oboe Sonata in G Minor, HWV 404: Andante
02:20
18
Oboe Sonata in G Minor, HWV 404: Allegro, I
01:49
19
Oboe Sonata in G Minor, HWV 404: Adagio
01:08
20
Oboe Sonata in G Minor, HWV 404: Allegro, II
02:27
21
Esther, HWV 50a: Why Sits That Sorrow on They Brow? (Recitative - Esther, Mordecai)
00:58
22
Esther, HWV 50a: Dread Not, Righteous Queen, the Danger (Aria - Mordecai)
04:10
23
Esther, HWV 50a: I Go Before the King to Stand (Recitative - Esther)
00:15
24
Esther, HWV 50a: Tears Assist Me, Pity Moving (Aria - Esther)
02:59
25
Esther, HWV 50a: Save Us, O Lord (Chorus)
00:58
26
Esther, HWV 50a: Who Dares Intrude into Our Presence (Recitative - Ahasuerus, Esther)
01:16
27
Esther, HWV 50a: Who Calls My Parting Soul From Death? (Duet - Esther, Ahasuerus)
02:30
28
Esther, HWV 50a: O Beauteous Queen, Unclose Those Eyes! (Aria - Ahasuerus)
06:43
29
Esther, HWV 50a: If I Find Favour in Thy Sight (Recitative - Esther)
00:20
30
Esther, HWV 50a: How Can I Stay When Love Invites? (Aria - Ahasuerus)
03:21
31
Esther, HWV 50a: With Inward Joy His Visage Glows (Recitative - Third Israelite, Fourth Israelite)
00:18
32
Esther, HWV 50a: Virtue, Truth and Innocence (Chorus)
02:40
33
Esther, HWV 50a: Jehovah, Crow'nd With Glory Bright (Arioso - Priest of the Israelites)
01:33
34
Esther, HWV 50a: He Comes, He Comes To End Our Woes (Chorus)
04:00
35
Esther, HWV 50a: Now, O Queen, Thy Suit Declare (Recitative - Ahasuerus, Esther)
01:27
36
Esther, HWV 50a: Turn Not, O Queen, Thy Face Away (Arioso - Haman)
02:31
37
Esther, HWV 50a: Flatt'ring Tongue, No More I Hear Thee! (Aria - Esther)
05:00
38
Esther, HWV 50a: Guards, Seize the Traitor, Bear Him Hence (Recitative - Ahasuerus)
00:35
39
Esther, HWV 50a: How Art Thou Fall'n From Thy Height! (Aria - Haman)
05:05
40
Esther, HWV 50a: The Lord Our Enemy Has Slain (Chorus)
11:00
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