• Recording

Handel: Alexander’s Feast


George Frideric Handel: Alexander's Feast Stockholm Bach Choir, Concentus Musicus Wien 2 LPs Teldec 6.35440 (1978)

With Felicity Palmer, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson and Stephen Roberts

1. Overture
2. Twas at the royal feast
3. Happy pair
4. Timotheus, plac’d on high
5. The song began from Jove
6. The list’ning crowd admire the lofty sound
7. With ravish’d ears the monarch hears
8. The praise of Bacchus
9. Bacchus, ever fair and young
10. Sooth’d with the sound
11. He chose a mournful muse
12. He sung Darius, great and good
13. With downcast looks
14. Behold Darius, great and good
15. The mighty master smil’d to see
16. Softly sweet in Lydian measures
17. War, he sung, is toil and trouble
18. The many rend the skies
19. The prince, unable to conceal his pain
20. The many rend the skies (da capo)
21. Now strike the golden Lyre again
22. Revenge, revenge, Timotheus cries
23. Give the vengeance due to the valient crew
24. Thais led the way
25. The princes applaud with a furious joy
26. Thus, long ago
27. Let old Timotheus yield the price

2 CD Teldec 8.35671 (+ op. 3, 4)

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