Dunedin Consort & John Butt
Album

Handel: Esther, First Reconstructable Version (Cannons), 1720

Dunedin Consort & John Butt

37 SONGS • 1 HOUR AND 39 MINUTES • MAY 14 2012

1
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Overture: I. Andante
01:58
2
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Overture: II. Larghetto
02:35
3
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Overture: III. Allegro
02:26
4
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Scene 1: I. Recitative "'Tis Greater Far to Spare, Than to Destroy"
00:41
5
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Scene 1: II. Air "Pluck Root and Branch from out the Land"
01:59
6
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Scene 1: III. Recitative "Our Souls with Ardour Glow"
00:07
7
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Scene 1: IV. Chorus "Shall We the God of Israel's Fear?"
01:51
8
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Scene 2: I. Recitative "Now Persecution Shall Lay by Her Iron Rod"
00:16
9
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Scene 2: II. Air "Tune Your Harps to Cheerful Strains"
04:21
10
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Scene 2: III. Chorus "Shall We of Servitude Complain"
01:24
11
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Scene 2: IV. Recitative "O God, Who from the Suckling's Mouth"
00:16
12
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Scene 2: V. Air "Praise the Lord with Cheerful Noise"
05:38
13
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Scene 2: VI. Chorus "Shall We of Servitude Complain"
01:24
14
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Scene 3: I. Recitative "How Have Our Sins Provok'd the Lord"
01:05
15
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Scene 3: II. Chorus "Ye Sons of Israel Mourn"
01:52
16
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Scene 3: III. Air "O Jordan, Jordan, Sacred Tide"
07:42
17
Esther, HWV 50a, Act I Scene 3: IV. Chorus "Ye Sons of Israel Mourn"
02:09
18
Esther, HWV 50a, Act II Scene 1: I. Recitative "Why Sits That Sorrow on thy Brow?"
01:02
19
Esther, HWV 50a, Act II Scene 1: II. Air "Dread Not, Righteous Queen, the Danger"
04:25
20
Esther, HWV 50a, Act II Scene 1: III. Recitative "I Go Before the King to Stand"
00:13
21
Esther, HWV 50a, Act II Scene 1: IV. Air "Tears Assist Me, Pity Moving"
02:50
22
Esther, HWV 50a, Act II Scene 1: V. Chorus "Save Us, O Lord"
01:27
23
Esther, HWV 50a, Act II Scene 2: I. Recitative "Who Dares Intrude into Our Presence Without Our Leave?"
01:09
24
Esther, HWV 50a, Act II Scene 2: II. Duet "Who Calls My Parting Soul from Death?"
02:46
25
Esther, HWV 50a, Act II Scene 2: III. Air "O Beauteous Queen, Unclose Those Eyes!"
07:18
26
Esther, HWV 50a, Act II Scene 2: IV. Recitative "If I Find Favour in thy Sight"
00:19
27
Esther, HWV 50a, Act II Scene 2: V. Air "How Can I Stay, When Love Invites?"
03:09
28
Esther, HWV 50a, Act II Scene 2: VI. Recitative "With Inward Joy His Visage Glows"
00:15
29
Esther, HWV 50a, Act II Scene 2: VII. Chorus "Virtue, Truth and Innocence"
02:42
30
Esther, HWV 50a, Act III Scene 1: I. Air "Jehovah Crown'd with Glory Bright"
01:58
31
Esther, HWV 50a, Act III Scene 1: II. Chorus "He Comes, He Comes to End Our Woes"
04:17
32
Esther, HWV 50a, Act III Scene 2: I. Recitative "Now, O Queen, They Suit Declare"
01:38
33
Esther, HWV 50a, Act III Scene 2: II. Accompagnato "Turn Not, O Queen, thy Face Away"
02:36
34
Esther, HWV 50a, Act III Scene 2: III. Air "Flatt'ring Tongue, No More I Hear Thee!"
04:52
35
Esther, HWV 50a, Act III Scene 2: IV. Recitative "Guards, Seize the Traitor, Bear Him Hence!"
00:40
36
Esther, HWV 50a, Act III Scene 2: V. Air "How Art Thou Fall'n from thy Height!"
06:10
37
Esther, HWV 50a, Act III Scene 2: VI. Chorus "The Lord Our Enemy Has Slain"
11:56
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