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Title: Jephtha Act II CD38
Otros títulos: A Handel Celebration
Oratorio in Three Acts HWV 70
Autor/ Compositor: George Frideric Händel
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Alexander Young /Tenor; John Lawrenson / Bass; Hellen Watts / Contralto; Reri Grist / Soprano; Maureen Forrester / Contralto; Simon Woolf / Treble; Amor Artis Chorale; English Chamber Orchestra/Johannes Somary
Código CDU: H.14
Forma Musical: Coros
Oratorio
Abstract: Jephtha took Handel quite a while to compose, as he struggled with his own misfortunes and destiny. It was during the composition of Jephtha that Handel began to go blind. There are notes on the sides of the manuscript which bear testimony to his ongoing struggles. Particularly touching is the note next to the piece "How dark, O Lord, are thy decrees." He had to break off composing this section because the sight in his left eye had completely gone, and the note next to the passage merely states the date and makes mention of his lack of sight in that eye. Toward the end of February 1751, he had completed Act II, but was unable to continue work on the oratorio until the month of June. He continued to perform on the organ, but the sight in his right eye was also leaving him, and by the end of his work on Jephtha he was totally blind. The story of the daughter of Jephtha comes from the Book of Judges. The librettist of the oratorio, Thomas Morell, used the biblical version of the story ...


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1. Jephtha Orat ... s of great joy (Hamor).mp3 1:34 1.442Mb Unknown mp3
12. Jephtha Ora ... ious conqueror (Iphis).mp3 28 435.1Kb Unknown mp3
13. Jephtha Ora ... cheerful light (Iphis).mp3 3:50 3.505Mb Unknown mp3
14. Jephtha Ora ... r, confusion (Jephtha).mp3 34 534.9Kb Unknown mp3
15. Jephtha Ora ... jaws, O tomb (Jephtha).mp3 4:45 4.350Mb Unknown mp3
16. Jephtha Ora ... licted (Zebul-Jephtha).mp3 1:21 1.239Mb Unknown mp3
17. Jephtha Ora ... t perish thou (Storgé).mp3 2:31 2.300Mb Unknown mp3
18. Jephtha Ora ... cruel purpose (Hamor).mp3 31 496.6Kb Unknown mp3
19. Jephtha Ora ... mistaken zeal (Hamor).mp3 1:35 1.459Mb Unknown mp3
20. Jephtha Ora ... é-Hamor-Jephtha-Zebul).mp3 3:07 2.850Mb Unknown mp3
21. Jephtha Ora ... ws flies swift (Iphis).mp3 35 550.0Kb Unknown mp3
22. Jephtha Ora ... r joys so vast (Iphis).mp3 53 829.7Kb Unknown mp3
23. Jephtha Ora ... Air Happy they (Iphis).mp3 3:24 3.112Mb Unknown mp3
24. Jephtha Ora ... deeper still (Jephtha).mp3 4:09 3.800Mb Unknown mp3
25. Jephtha Ora ... Lord, are Thy decrees.mp3 6:50 6.248Mb Unknown mp3
Jephtha Oratori ... WV 70 Act II- Completo.wav 1:00:40 612.3Mb WAV audio wav
2. Jephtha Orat ... us Cherub and seraphim.mp3 3:24 3.114Mb Unknown mp3
3. Jephtha Orat ... teep ascending (Hamor).mp3 2:14 2.049Mb Unknown mp3
4. Jephtha Orat ... te, ye maidens (Iphis).mp3 27 427.4Kb Unknown mp3
5. Jephtha Orat ... melodius lute (Iphis).mp3 4:28 4.091Mb Unknown mp3
6. Jephtha Orat ... es once more (Jephtha).mp3 34 542.2Kb Unknown mp3
7. Jephtha Orat ... ore possessing (Zebul).mp3 3:48 3.483Mb Unknown mp3
8. Jephtha Orat ... were valiant (Jephtha).mp3 24 377.3Kb Unknown mp3
9. Jephtha Orat ... is mightyarm (Jephtha).mp3 6:36 6.027Mb Unknown mp3
10. Jephtha Ora ... - Chorus In glory high.mp3 2:10 1.978Mb Unknown mp3
11. Jephtha Ora ... WV 70 Act II- Symphony.mp3 1:38 1.498Mb Unknown mp3

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