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The Choice of Hercules, HWV69

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1751

 

Recordings

Handel: The Choice of Hercules
CDA67298CD temporarily out of stock
Arias for Guadagni
Studio Master: CDA67924Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Handel: Essential Handel
KING6Super-budget price sampler — Download only
Handel: English Arias
CDH55419
The James Bowman Collection
This album is not yet available for downloadKING3Super-budget price sampler — Archive Service

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No 01: Sinfonia
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Track 1 on CDA67298 [1'18] CD temporarily out of stock
No 02. Accompagnato: See Hercules! how smiles yon myrtle plain (Pleasure)
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Track 2 on CDA67298 [2'42] CD temporarily out of stock
No 03. Air: Come, blooming boy (Pleasure)
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Track 3 on CDA67298 [2'19] CD temporarily out of stock
No 04. Air: There the brisk sparkling nectar drain (Pleasure)
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Track 4 on CDA67298 [2'36] CD temporarily out of stock
No 05. Solo and Chorus: While for thy arms that beauty glows (Pleasure)
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Track 5 on CDA67298 [2'36] CD temporarily out of stock
No 06. Recitative: Away, mistaken wretch, away! (Virtue)
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Track 6 on CDA67298 [0'30] CD temporarily out of stock
No 07. Air: This manly youth's exalted mind (Virtue)
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Track 7 on CDA67298 [5'31] CD temporarily out of stock
No 08. Recitative: Rise, youth! exalt thyself and me! (Virtue)
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Track 8 on CDA67298 [0'17] CD temporarily out of stock
No 09. Air: Go, assert thy heav'nly race (Virtue)
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Track 9 on CDA67298 [2'52] CD temporarily out of stock
No 10. Recitative: In peace, in war (Virtue)
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Track 10 on CDA67298 [0'18] CD temporarily out of stock
No 11. Solo and Chorus: So shalt thou gain immortal praise (Virtue)
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Track 11 on CDA67298 [1'46] CD temporarily out of stock
No 12. Recitative: Hearst thou, what dangers then thou must engage? (Pleasure)
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Track 12 on CDA67298 [0'27] CD temporarily out of stock
No 13. Solo and Chorus: Turn thee, youth, to joy and love (Pleasure)
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Track 13 on CDA67298 [2'32] CD temporarily out of stock
No 14. Recitative: Short is my way, fair, easy, smooth and plain (Pleasure/Hercules)
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Track 14 on CDA67298 [0'39] CD temporarily out of stock
No 15. Air: Yet, can I hear that dulcet lay (Hercules)
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Track 15 on CDA67298 [4'18] CD temporarily out of stock
Track 3 on CDA67924 [4'06]
Track 1 on CDH55419 [3'59]
Track 4 on KING3 [3'59] Super-budget price sampler — Archive Service
Track 6 on KING6 [4'18] Super-budget price sampler — Download only
No 16. Air: Enjoy the sweet Elysian grove (Attendant on Pleasure)
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Track 16 on CDA67298 [2'18] CD temporarily out of stock
No 17. Recitative: Oh! whither, reason, dost thou fly? (Hercules)
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Track 17 on CDA67298 [0'15] CD temporarily out of stock
No 18. Trio: Where shall I go? (Hercules/Pleasure/Virtue)
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Track 18 on CDA67298 [1'47] CD temporarily out of stock
No 19. Recitative: Mount, mount the steep ascent (Virtue)
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Track 19 on CDA67298 [0'40] CD temporarily out of stock
No 20. Air: Mount, mount the steep ascent (Virtue)
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Track 20 on CDA67298 [1'02] CD temporarily out of stock
No 21. Chorus: Arise! mount the steep ascent
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Track 21 on CDA67298 [2'08] CD temporarily out of stock
No 22. Recitative: The sounds breathe fire celestial (Hercules)
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Track 22 on CDA67298 [0'15] CD temporarily out of stock
No 23. Air: Lead, goddess, lead the way! (Hercules)
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Track 23 on CDA67298 [4'49] CD temporarily out of stock
No 24. Chorus: Virtue will place thee in that blest abode
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Track 24 on CDA67298 [4'23] CD temporarily out of stock

Track-specific metadata for HYP201206 track 5

No 15, Air: Yet, can I hear that dulcet lay (Hercules)
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ISRC
GB-AJY-12-92403
Duration
4'06
Recording date
12 August 2011
Recording venue
St Silas the Martyr, Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
David Hinitt
Hyperion usage
  1. Arias for Guadagni (CDA67924)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: June 2012
  2. Hyperion monthly sampler – June 2012 (HYP201206)
    Disc 1 Track 5
    Release date: June 2012
    Download-only monthly sampler
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