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Deborah, HWV51
composer
1733; London

Recordings
'Handel: Deborah' (CDA66841/2)
Handel: Deborah
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'Handel: Essential Handel' (KING6)
Handel: Essential Handel
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'Handel: Handel's Finest Arias for Base Voice' (CDA67842)
Handel: Handel's Finest Arias for Base Voice
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'The James Bowman Collection' (KING3)
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'The King's Consort Baroque Collection' (KING4)
The King's Consort Baroque Collection
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Details
Part 1 Overture: Grave ľ Allegro ľ Minuet
Part 1 Scene 1 No 01: Immortal Lord of earth and skies (chorus)
Part 1 Scene 1 No 02. Recitative: O Barak, favour'd of the skies (Deborah/Barak)
Part 1 Scene 1 No 03. Duet: Where do thy ardours raise me? (Barak/Deborah)
Part 1 Scene 1 No 04: Forbear thy doubts! to arms! away! (chorus)
Part 1 Scene 1 No 05. Recitative: Since heav'n has thus his will express'd (Barak)
Part 1 Scene 1 No 06: For ever to the voice of pray'r (soli/chorus)
Part 1 Scene 1 No 07. Recitative: By that adorable decree (Deborah)
Part 1 Scene 1 No 08: O hear thy lowly servants' pray'r (chorus)
Part 1 Scene 1 No 09. Recitative: Ye sons of Israel, cease your fears (Deborah)
Part 1 Scene 1 No 10: O blast, with thy tremendous brow
Part 1 Scene 1 No 11. Recitative: To whomsoe'er his fate the tyrant owes (Barak)
Part 1 Scene 1 No 12. Air: How lovely is the blooming fair (Barak)
Part 1 Scene 2 No 1. Recitative: O Deborah! where'er I turn my eyes (Jael/Deborah)
Part 1 Scene 2 No 2. Air: Choirs of angels, all around thee (Deborah)
Part 1 Scene 2 No 3. Recitative: My transports are too great to tell (Jael)
Part 1 Scene 2 No 4. Air: To joy he brightens my despair (Jael)
Part 1 Scene 3 No 1. Recitative: Barak, my son, the joyful sound (Abinoam)
Part 1 Scene 3 No 2. Air: Awake the ardour of thy breast (Abinoam)
Part 1 Scene 3 No 3. Recitative: I go where heav'n and duty call (Barak)
Part 1 Scene 3 No 4. Air: All danger disdaining (Barak)
Part 1 Scene 3 No 5: Let thy deeds be glorious (chorus)
Part 1 Scene 4 & Scene 5 No 1. Recitative: My charge is to declare (Herald/Barak/Deborah)
Part 1 Scene 5 No 2: Despair all around them (chorus)
Part 2 No 01: See, the proud chief advances now (chorus)
Part 2 No 02. Recitative: That here rebellious arms I see (Sisera)
Part 2 No 03. Air: At my feet extended low (Sisera)
Part 2 No 04. Recitative: Go frown, barbarian (Deborah)
Part 2 No 05. Air: In Jehovah's awful sight (Deborah)
author of text
after Judges

Track 29 on CDA66841/2 CD1 [2'33] 2CDs
Track 10 on KING6 [2'33] Super-budget price sampler Ś Last few CD copies remaining
Track 12 on KING4 [2'33] Super-budget price sampler Ś Deleted
Part 2 No 06. Recitative: Yes, how your God in wonders can excel (Sisera)
Part 2 No 07. Air: Whilst you boast the wondrous story (Sisera)
Part 2 No 08. Air: Impious mortal, cease to brave (Barak)
Part 2 No 09. Recitative: Behold the nations all around (Chief Priest of Baal)
Part 2 No 10: O Baal, monarch of the skies! (chorus of Baal's priests)
Part 2 No 11. Recitative: No more, ye infidels, no more! (Chief Priest of the Israelites)
Part 2 No 12: Lord of eternity, who hast in store (chorus of Israelites)
Part 2 No 13. Recitative: By his great name, and his alone (Deborah/Sisera)
Part 2 No 14: All your boast will end in woe (soli/chorus)
Part 2 No 15. Recitative: Great prophetess, my soul's on fire (Barak)
Part 2 No 16. Air: In the battle, fame pursuing (Barak)
Part 2 No 17. Recitative: Thy ardours warm the winter of my age (Abinoam)
Part 2 No 18. Air: Swift inundation of desolation (Abinoam)
Part 2 No 19. Recitative: O Judah, with what joy I see (Israelite woman)
Part 2 No 20. Air: No more disconsolate I'll mourn (Israelite woman)
Part 2 No 21. Recitative: Now, Jael, to thy tent retire (Deborah)
Part 2 No 22. Air: O the pleasure my soul is possessing (Jael)
Part 2 No 23. Recitative: Barak, we now to battle go (Deborah)
Part 2 No 24. Duet: Smiling freedom, lovely guest (Deborah/Barak)
Part 2 No 25: The great king of kings will aid us today (chorus)
Part 3 Scene 1 No 1. A grand miltary symphony: Now the proud insulting foe (chorus of Israelites)
Part 3 Scene 1 No 2. Recitative: The haughty foe whose pride to heav'n did soar (Israelite woman)
Part 3 Scene 1 No 3. Air: Now sweetly smiling peace descends (Israelite woman)
Part 3 Scene 2 No 1. Recitative: My pray'rs are heard, the blessings of this day (Abinoam/Barak)
Part 3 Scene 2 No 2. Air: Tears, such as tender fathers shed (Abinoam)
Part 3 Scene 3 No 01. Recitative: O Deborah, my fears are o'er (Jael)
Part 3 Scene 3 No 02: Doleful tidings, how ye wound (chorus of Baal's priests)
Part 3 Scene 3 No 03. Air: Our fears are now forever fled (Israelite woman)
Part 3 Scene 3 No 04. Recitative: I saw the tyrant breathless in her tent (Barak/Jael)
Part 3 Scene 3 No 05. Air: Tyrant, now no more we dread thee (Jael)
Part 3 Scene 3 No 06. Recitative: If, Jael, I a right divine (Deborah)
Part 3 Scene 3 No 07. Air: The glorious sun shall cease to shed (Deborah)
Part 3 Scene 3 No 08. Recitative: May heav'n, with kind profusion, shed (Barak)
Part 3 Scene 3 No 09. Air: Low at her feet he bow'd, he fell (Barak)
Part 3 Scene 3 No 10. Recitative: O great Jehovah! may thy foes (Deborah)
Part 3 Scene 3 No 11: Let our glad songs to heav'n ascend (chorus)

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Details for CDA67842 track 9
Part 3 Scene 2 No 2, Air: Tears, such as tender fathers shed (Abinoam)
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-12-84209
Duration
2'30
Recording date
24 January 2012
Recording venue
All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
David Hinitt
Hyperion usage
  1. Handel: Handel's Finest Arias for Base Voice (CDA67842)
    Disc 1 Track 9
    Release date: December 2012
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