Solomon : Act I, Act II (beginning) CD33

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Title: Solomon : Act I, Act II (beginning) CD33
Otros títulos: A Handel Celebration
Salomón: Acto I, Acto II (inicio)
Autor/ Compositor: George Frideric Händel
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Justino Diaz / Bass; Robert Tear / Tenor; Michael Rippon / Bass; Sheila Armstrong / Soprano; Felicity Palmer / Soprano; Harold Lester / Harpsichord & Organ; Amor Artis Chorale; John McCarthy / Chorus Master; English Chamber Orchestra/Johannes Somary
Código CDU: H.14
Forma Musical: Oratorio
Tenores (Cantantes)
Contratenores
Clave, Música para
Órgano, Música para
Coros
Sopranos (Cantantes)
Abstract: Solomon was one of two oratorios that Handel composed for the 1749 Lenten concert season in London (the other being Susannah); as was his habit, he composed the work during the relatively open months of the previous summer (May/June, 1748) when his energies were less divided by the presentation of concerts and operas. Textual similarities between Solomon and Susannah suggest their librettos—both of exceptional quality—were written by the same person; unfortunately there is no record of the author's identity. Both libretti were once thought to be the work of Thomas Morell—the author of Jeptha, Judas Maccabaeus, Theodora, and Joshua—but any close examination of the texts reveals irreconcilable stylistic disparities. Most of the text for Solomon was based on scriptural passages drawn from II Chronicles and I Kings; as the title of the work makes clear, the selected passages are those dealing with the renowned King Solomon. It is possible that Handel's choice of this subject matter was ...


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1. Solomon- Overture.mp3 6:33 5.992Mb Unknown mp3
2. Salomon Act ... haps and cymbals sound.mp3 3:40 3.352Mb Unknown mp3
3. Salomon Act ... ye the Lord (A Levite).mp3 5:32 5.056Mb Unknown mp3
4. Salomon Act ... horus With pious heart.mp3 5:17 4.834Mb Unknown mp3
5. Salomon Act ... mighty power (Salomon).mp3 3:02 2.770Mb Unknown mp3
6. Salomon Act ... perial Salomon (Zadok).mp3 6:14 5.692Mb Unknown mp3
7. Salomon Act ... ehovah's praise record.mp3 2:21 2.145Mb Unknown mp3
8. Salomon Act ... be the Lord (Salomon).mp3 6:43 6.141Mb Unknown mp3
9. Salomon Act ... lomon, Queen of Sheba).mp3 6:40 6.095Mb Unknown mp3
10. Salomon Act ... lomon, Queen of Sheba).mp3 4:49 4.407Mb Unknown mp3
11. Salomon Act ... Myrtle grove (Salomon).mp3 4:11 3.831Mb Unknown mp3
12. Salomon Act ... bsent (Queen of Sheba).mp3 2:47 2.551Mb Unknown mp3
13. Salomon Act ... world (Zadok, Chorus).mp3 3:53 3.556Mb Unknown mp3
14. Salomon Act ... Chorus From the censer.mp3 5:01 4.584Mb Unknown mp3
15. Salomon Act ... be the Lord (Salomon).mp3 4:43 4.308Mb Unknown mp3
16. Salomon Act ... lot and Second Harlot).mp3 6:17 5.745Mb Unknown mp3
Solomon Act I- Overture-Completo.wav 1:22:35 132.3Mb WAV audio wav
Salomon Act I Scene 1- Completo.wav 655.7Mb WAV audio wav
Salomon Act I Scene 2- Completo.wav 446.9Mb WAV audio wav
Salomon Act II Scene 1- Completo.wav 195.2Mb WAV audio wav
Salomon Act II ... Conclusion)- Completo.wav 858.5Mb WAV audio wav

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