Gabrieli Consort, Gabrieli Players & Paul McCreesh
Album

Handel: Theodora HWV 68

Gabrieli Consort, Gabrieli Players & Paul McCreesh

77 SONGS • 3 HOURS AND 2 MINUTES • JAN 01 2000

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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Overture - 1a. Ouverture
03:03
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Overture - 1b. Trio
01:48
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Overture - 1c. Courante
01:44
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 2. Recitative: "'Tis Dioclesian's natal day"
00:33
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 3. Aria: "Go, my faithful soldier, go"
01:50
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 4. Chorus Of Heathens: "And draw a blessing down"
02:07
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 5. Recitative: "Vouchsafe, dread Sir"
00:55
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 6. Aria: "Racks, gibbets, sword and fire"
03:20
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 7. Chorus Of Heathens: "For ever thus stand fix'd"
01:37
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 8. Recitative: "Most cruel edict"
00:30
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 9. Aria: "The raptur'd soul"
08:18
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 10. Recitative: "I know thy virtues"
00:44
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 11. Aria: "Descend, kind Pity"
07:11
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 12. Recitative: "Though hard, my friends"
00:28
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 13. Aria: "Fond, flatt'ring world, adieu"
04:18
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 14. Recitative: "Oh bright example"
00:27
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 15. Aria: "Bane of virtue"
05:06
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 16. Chorus Of Christians: "Come, mighty Father"
02:35
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 17. Recitative: "Fly, fly, my brethren"
01:01
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 18. Aria: "As with rosy steps the morn"
06:48
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 19. Chorus: "All pow'r in heav'n"
02:15
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 20. Recitative: "Mistaken wretches!"
00:21
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 21. Aria: "Dread the fruits of Christian folly"
02:43
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 22. Recitative: "Deluded mortal"/Accompagnato: "O worse than death indeed"
01:21
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 23. Aria: "Angels, ever bright and fair"
03:36
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 24. Recitative: "Unhappy, happy crew!"
01:11
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 25. Air: "Kind heaven, if virtue be thy care"
05:05
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 26. Recitative: "Oh love! how great thy pow'r"
00:23
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 1 - 27. Chorus: "Go, gen'rous pious youth"
04:52
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 28. Recitative: "Ye men of Antioch"
00:36
31
Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 29. Chorus Of Heathens: "Queen of summer"
00:50
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 30. Aria: "Wide spread his name"
02:22
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 31. Recitative: "Return, Septimius"
00:36
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 32. Chorus Of Heathens: "Venus laughing from the skies"
01:18
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 33. Sinfony
01:02
36
Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 34. Recitative: "Oh thous bright sun!"
00:39
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 35. Aria: "With darkness deep"
03:53
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 36. Sinfony
01:22
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 37. Recitative: "But why art thou disquieted?"
00:21
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 38. Aria: "O! that I on wings could rise"
03:13
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 39. Recitative: "Long have I known"
01:21
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 40. Aria: "Though the honours, that Flora"
03:57
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 41. Recitative: "O save her then"
00:35
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 42. Aria: "Deeds of kindness to display"
06:58
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 43. Recitative: "The clouds begin to veil"
00:38
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 44. Aria: "Defend her, Heav'n"
04:58
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 45. Recitative: "Or lull'd with grief"
00:33
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 46. Aria: "Sweet rose and lily"
02:32
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 47. Recitative: "O save me, Heav'n"
01:18
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 48. Aria: "the pilgrim's home"
02:43
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 49. Accompagnato: "Forbid it, Heav'n!"/Rec.: "Ah! what is liberty"
01:54
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 50. Duet: "To thee, thou glorious son of worth"
04:36
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 51. Recitative: "'Tis night"
00:47
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 52. Chorus Of Christians: "He saw the lovely youth"
04:48
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 34a. Recitative: "Oh thou bright sun!" (Alternative Ending)
00:39
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 36a. Sinfony (Alternative Version)
01:40
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 37. Recitative: "But why art thou disquieted?"
00:21
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 2 - 38. Aria: "O! that I on wings could rise"
03:15
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 53. Aria: "Lord, to thee each night and day"
05:12
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 54. Recitative: "But see, the good, the virtuous"
00:37
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 55. Aria: "When sunk in anguish and despair"
03:54
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 56. Chorus Of Christians and Theodora: "Blest be the hand"
03:28
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 57. Recitative: "Undaunted in the court" / Accompagnato: "O my Irene, Heav'n is kind"
01:30
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 58. Duet: "Whither, Princess, do you fly?"
01:09
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 59. Recitative: "She's gone disdaining liberty and life"
00:40
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 60. Aria: "New scenes of joy come crowding on"
04:31
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 61. Recitative: "Is it a Christian virtue then" / "Be that my doom"
01:54
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 62. Aria: "From virtue springs each gen'rous deed"
06:35
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 63. Aria: "Cease, ye slaves, your fruitless pray'r"
01:02
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 64. Recitative: "'Tis kind, my friends"
00:53
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 65. Chorus Of Heathens: "How strange their ends"
03:22
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 66. Recitative: "On me your frowns"
00:31
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 67. Aria: "Ye ministers of justice"
01:08
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 68. Recitative: "And must such beauty suffer"
00:55
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 69. Aria And Duet: "Streams of pleasure ever flowing" / "Thither let our hearts aspire"
06:05
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 70. Recitative: "Ere this their doom is past"
00:21
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Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 / Pt. 3 - 71. Chorus Of Christians: "O Love divine"
03:02
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