Georg Friedrich Händel: Samson (Gesamtaufnahme) Arnold Schoenberg Chor, Concentus Musicus Wien 2 CDs Teldec 9031748712 (10/1993)
Mit Roberta Alexander, Maria Venuti, Angela Maria Blasi, Jochen Kowalski, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Christoph Pregardien, Alastair Miles und Anton Scharinger
3. Awake the trumpet’s lofty sound
4. Ye men of Gaza, hither bring
5. Awake the trumpet’s lofty sound
6. Torments, alas! are not confined
7. O mirror of our fickle state
8. Total eclipse! No sun, no moon, all dark
9. Since light so necessary is to life
10. O first created beam!
11. Oh miserable change! Is this the man
12. The good we wish for, often proves our banes
13. Thy glorious deeds inspir’d my tongue
14. My genial spirits droop, my hopes are flat
15. Then long Eternity shall greet your bliss
16. Then round about the starry throne
17. Trust yet in God! Thy father’s timely care
18. Return, oh God of hosts!
19. To dust his glory they would tread
20. With plaintive notes and am’rous moan
21. Your charms to ruin led the way
22. My (Her) faith and truth, oh Samson, prove
23. Her faith and truth, oh Samson, prove
24. To fleeting pleasures make your court
25. Her faith and truth, oh Samson, prove
1. N’er think of that!
2. Traitor (Traitress) to love! I’ll sue (hear) no more
3. To man God’s universal law
4. Honour and arms scorn such a foe
5. Go, baffled coward, go / Presume not on thy God
6. Hear, Jacob’s God, Jehovah, hear!
7. To song and dance we give the day
8. To song and dance we give the day
9. Fix’d in his everlasting seat
10. More trouble is behind: for Harapha
11. Presuming slave, to move their wrath
12. With thunder arm’d, great God, arise!
13. Jehova’s Glory known!
14. Thus when the sun from’s wat’ry bed!
15. With might endued above the suns of men
16. The Holy One of Israel be thy guide
17. To fame immortal go
18. Great Dagon has subdued our foe
19. Great Dagon has subdued our foe
20. How willing my paternal love
21. A Symphony of horror and confusion
22. Hear us, our God, oh hear our cry!
23. Ye sons of Israel, now lament
24. Weep, Israel, weep a louder strain
25. A Dead March
26. Glorious hero, may thy grave
27. Let the bright Seraphim in burning row
28. Let their celestial concerts all unite