George Friederic Handel, Musica per la regina Carolina

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George Friederic Handel
Music for the Queen Caroline
Tim Mead controtenore, Sean Clayton tenore, Lisandro Abadie basso baritono, Les Arts Florissants, William Christie direzione
Etichetta: Harmonia Mundi
Formato: Cd
N. supporti: 1
Codice catalogo: HAF8905298
Codice a barre: 3149020933664
Uscita in Italia: 20 luglio 2018
Ufficio commerciale: sales@self.it
Distributore: Self Distribuzione

TRACCE

The King shall rejoice, HWV 260
“The King shall rejoice in thy strength, O Lord!
Allegro ”
“Exceeding glad shall he be of thy salvation
Allegro”
“Glory and worship hast thou laid upon him
Non tanto allegro, a tempo giusto”
“Alleluia! Alleluia!
Allegro”

Te Deum, HWV 280
“We praise thee, O God
Solo and Chorus”
“The glorious Company of the Apostles praise thee
Soli and Chorus”
“When thou tookest upon thee
Solo and Chorus”
“Day by day we magnify thee and we worship thy Name
Chorus”
“Vouchsafe, O Lord, to keep us this day without sin
Accompagnato”
“O Lord, in thee have I trusted
Chorus”

The ways of Zion do mourn, HWV 264
“Symphony
Largo assai”
“The ways of Zion do mourn
Larghetto e staccato ”
“How are the mighty fall’n!
Chorus”
“She put on righteousness
Chorus ”
“When the ear heard her
Andante larghetto”
“How are the mighty fall’n!
Adagio”
“She deliver’d the poor that cried, the fatherless
Andante ”
“How are the mighty fall’n!
Adagio ”
“The righteous shall be had
Larghetto e staccato”
“Their bodies are buried in peace
Grave ”
“The people will tell of their wisdom
Grave ”
“They shall receive a glorious kingdom
Larghetto”
“The merciful goodness of the Lord endureth for ever
Larghetto”

DESCRIZIONE

La moglie di Giorgio II d’Inghilterra, Carolina di Ansbach, donna di grande bellezza e sostenitrice delle arti e delle scienze, fu sia mecenate sia amica stretta di Handel. La musica registrata in questo disco fu composta da quest’ultimo per le principali cerimonie reali che segnarono la vita di questa beneamata regina.

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