Handel: Joshua, HWV 64

NDR Chor

Release Date:

30/03/2015

Record Label:

Accent

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Disc 1 of 2

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Introduction

by Laurence Cummings

1:38
2

Act I: Ye Sons of Israel, ev'ry tribe attend (Chorus of Israelites)

by Laurence Cummings

4:10
3

Act I: Recitative: Behold, my friends, what vast rewards are giv'n (Joshua, Caleb)

by Kenneth Tarver

1:02
4

Act I: Aria: O first in wisdom, what vast rewards are giv'n (Caleb)

by Tobias Berndt

2:13
5

Act I: Recitative: Matrons and virgins. with unwearied pray'r (Achsah)

by Anna Dennis

0:28
6

Act I: Aria: Oh! Who can tell, oh! Who can hear (Achsah)

by Anna Dennis

5:49
7

Act I: Recitative: Caleb, attend to all I now prescribe (Joshua)

by Kenneth Tarver

0:44
8

Act I: To long to posterity we were record (Chorus, Joshua)

by Kenneth Tarver

2:28
9

Act I: Recitative: How long shall the memory last (Joshua)

by Kenneth Tarver

0:45
10

Act I: Aria: While Kedron's brook to Jordan's stream (Joshua)

by Kenneth Tarver

4:20
11

Act I: Recitative: But, who is he? - tremendous to behold! (Othniel)

by Laurence Cummings

0:45
12

Act I: Aria: Awful, pleasing being say (Othniel)

by Laurence Cummings

2:53
13

Act I: Recitative: Joshua, I come commission'd from on high (Angel, Joshua)

by Joachim Duske

0:40
14

Act I: Recitative: Leader of Israel (Angel)

by Joachim Duske

1:01
15

Act I: Recitative: To give command, prerogative is thine (Joshua)

by Kenneth Tarver

0:14
16

Act I: Aria: Haste, haste Israel (Joshua)

by Kenneth Tarver

2:21
17

Act I: The Lord commands, and Joshua leads (Chorus)

by Laurence Cummings

1:49
18

Act I: Recitative: In these blest scenes (Othniel, Achsah)

by Anna Dennis

2:39
19

Act I: Recitative: 'Tis Achsah's voice! (Othniel, Achsah)

by Anna Dennis

0:22
20

Act I: Recitative: Hail, lovely virgin of this blissful bow'r! (Othniel, Achsah)

by Anna Dennis

0:40
21

Act I: Aria: Hark! 'tis the linnet and the thrush (Achsah)

by Anna Dennis

5:00
22

Act I: Recitative: O Achsah, form'd for ev'ry chaste delight (Othniel)

by Laurence Cummings

0:47
23

Act I: Duet: Our limpid streams with freedom flow (Achsah, Othniel)

by Anna Dennis

2:29
24

Act I: Recitative: The trumpet calls; now Jericho shall know (Othniel)

by Laurence Cummings

0:23
25

Act I: May all the host of heav'n attend him round (Chorus)

by Laurence Cummings

1:51

Disc 2 of 2

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Act II: Recitative: 'Tis well six times the Lord hath been obey'd (Joshua)

by Kenneth Tarver

0:28
2

Act II: A solemn march during the circumvention of the Ark of the Covenant

by Laurence Cummings

1:09
3

Act II: Glory to God! - The nations tremble (Chorus, Joshua)

by Kenneth Tarver

5:03
4

Act II: Recitative: The walls are levell'd (Caleb)

by Tobias Berndt

0:30
5

Act II: Aria: See, the raging flames arise (Caleb)

by Tobias Berndt

3:06
6

Act II: Aria: To vanity and earthly pride (Achsah)

by Anna Dennis

3:56
7

Act II: Recitative: Let all the seed of Abrah'm now prepare (Joshua)

by Kenneth Tarver

0:25
8

Act II: Aria: Almighty ruler of the skies (Joshua, Chorus)

by Kenneth Tarver

2:34
9

Act II: Recitative: Joshua, the men dispatch'd by thee to learn (Caleb)

by Tobias Berndt

0:47
10

Act II: How soon tow'ring our hopes are cross'd (Chorus)

by Laurence Cummings

2:49
11

Act II: Recitative: Whence this dejection? (Joshua)

by Kenneth Tarver

0:21
12

Act II: Aria: With redoubled rage return (Joshua, Chorus)

by Kenneth Tarver

2:55
13

Act II: Recitative: Now give the army breath; let war a while (Othniel)

by Laurence Cummings

0:25
14

Act II: Aria: Heroes when with glory burning (Othniel)

by Laurence Cummings

3:44
15

Act II: Recitative: Indulgent heav'n hath heard my virgin pray'r (Achsah)

by Anna Dennis

0:27
16

Act II: Aria: As cheers the sun the tender flow'r (Achsah)

by Anna Dennis

2:44
17

Act II: Recitative: Sure I'm deceiv'd, with sorrow I behold (Caleb, Othniel)

by Tobias Berndt

1:28
18

Act II: Aria: Nations, who in future story (Othniel)

by Laurence Cummings

2:28
19

Act II: Recitative: Brethren and friends, what joy this scene imparts (Joshua)

by Kenneth Tarver

0:31
20

[Flourish of warlike instruments]

by Laurence Cummings

0:07
21

Act II: Recitative: Thus far our cause is favour'd (Caleb)

by Tobias Berndt

0:28
22

Act II: Chorus: Oh! Thou bright orb, great ruler of the day (Joshua, Chorus)

by Kenneth Tarver

2:12
23

Act III: Hail! Mighty Joshua, Hail! (Chorus)

by Laurence Cummings

3:36
24

Act III: Aria: Happy, oh thrice happy we (Achsah)

by Anna Dennis

2:37
25

Act III: Recitative: Caleb, for holy Eleazer send (Joshua, Caleb)

by Kenneth Tarver

1:59
26

Act III: Aria: Shall I in mamre's fertile plain (Caleb)

by Tobias Berndt

2:49
27

Act III: For all these mercies we will sing (Chorus)

by Laurence Cummings

2:08
28

Act III: Recitative: O Caleb, fear'd by foes, by friends ador'd (Othniel, Caleb)

by Tobias Berndt

1:12
29

Act III: Aria: Place danger around me (Othniel)

by Laurence Cummings

1:42
30

Act III: Father of mercy, hear the pray'r we make (Chorus)

by Laurence Cummings

2:07
31

Act III: Recitative: In bloom of youth, this stripling hath achiev'd (Joshua)

by Kenneth Tarver

0:29
32

Act III: See the conqu'ring hero comes (Chorus)

by Laurence Cummings

1:13
33

Act III: Duet: See the godlike youth advance! (Virgins) - See, the conqu'ring hero comes! (Chorus)

by Laurence Cummings

0:42
34

Act III: Recitative: Welcome! My son, my Othniel, good and great (Caleb, Othniel, Achsah)

by Tobias Berndt

0:47
35

Act III: Aria: Oh! Had I Jubal's lyre (Achsah)

by Anna Dennis

2:35
36

Act III: Recitative: While life shall last (Othniel)

by Laurence Cummings

0:14
37

Act III: Duet: O peerless maid, with beauty blest (Othniel, Achsah)

by Anna Dennis

2:19
38

Act III: Recitative: While lawless tyrants, with ambition blind (Caleb)

by Tobias Berndt

0:32
39

Act III: The great Jehovah is our awful theme (Chorus)

by Laurence Cummings

2:01
Duration:
1:55:10
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