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L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV55

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1740; London
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Recordings

Handel: L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato
CDA67283/42CDs
Handel: Essential Handel
KING6Super-budget price sampler — Download only
Handel: Handel's Finest Arias for Base Voice
Studio Master: CDA67842Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Details

Part 1 No 01. Accompagnato: Hence, loathed melancholy (L'Allegro)
Part 1 No 02. Accompagnato: Hence, vain deluding joys (Il Penseroso)
Part 1 No 03. Air: Come, thou goddess fair and free (L'Allegro)
Part 1 No 04. Air: Come rather, goddess, sage and holy (Il Penseroso)
Part 1 No 05. Air with chorus: Haste thee, nymph, and bring with thee (L'Allegro)
Part 1 No 06. Air with chorus: Come and trip it as you go (L'Allegro)
Part 1 No 07. Accompagnato: Come, pensive nun, devout and pure (Il Penseroso)
Part 1 No 08. Air: Come, but keep thy wonted state (Il Penseroso)
Part 1 No 09. Accompagnato with chorus: There, held in holy passion still (Il Penseroso)
Part 1 No 10. Recitative: Hence, loathed Melancholy! (L'Allegro)
Part 1 No 11. Air: Mirth, admit me of thy crew (L'Allegro)
Part 1 No 12. Accompagnato: First and chief, on golden wing (Il Penseroso)
Part 1 No 13. Air: Sweet bird, that shun'st the noise of Folly (Il Penseroso)
Part 1 No 14. Recitative: If I give thee honour due (L'Allegro)
Track 5 on CDA67842 [0'12]
Track 15 on CDA67283/4 CD1 [0'10] 2CDs
Part 1 No 15. Air: Mirth, admit me of thy crew (L'Allegro)
Track 6 on CDA67842 [2'34]
Track 16 on CDA67283/4 CD1 [2'35] 2CDs
Part 1 No 16. Air: Oft on a plat of rising ground (Il Penseroso)
Part 1 No 17. Air: Far from all resort of mirth (Il Penseroso)
Part 1 No 18. Recitative: If I give thee honour due (L'Allegro)
Part 1 No 19. Air: Let me wander not unseen (L'Allegro)
Part 1 No 20. Air: Straight mine eye hath caught new pleasures (L'Allegro)
Part 1 No 21. Accompagnato: Mountains, on whose barren breast (L'Allegro)
Part 1 No 22. Air with chorus: Or let the merry bells ring round (L'Allegro)
Track 23 on CDA67283/4 CD1 [4'32] 2CDs
Track 14 on KING6 [4'32] Super-budget price sampler — Download only
Part 2 No 01. Accompagnato: Hence, vain deluding Joys (Il Penseroso)
Part 2 No 02. Air: Sometimes let gorgeous tragedy (Il Penseroso)
Part 2 No 03. Air: But O, sad virgin, that thy pow'r (Il Penseroso)
Part 2 No 04. Air: Thus, Night, oft see me in thy pale career (Il Penseroso)
Part 2 No 05. Chorus: Populous cities please me then (L'Allegro)
Part 2 No 06. Air: There let Hymen oft appear (L'Allegro)
Part 2 No 07. Accompagnato: Me, when the sun begins to fling (Il Penseroso)
Part 2 No 08. Air: Hide me from Day's garish eye (Il Penseroso)
Part 2 No 09. Air: I'll to the well-trod stage anon (L'Allegro)
Part 2 No 10. Air: And ever against eating cares (L'Allegro)
Part 2 No 11. Air: Orpheus' self may heave his head (L'Allegro)
Part 2 No 12. Air with chorus: These delights if thou canst give (L'Allegro)
Part 2 No 13. Recitative: But let my due feet never fail (Il Penseroso)
Part 2 No 14. Chorus: There let the pealing organ blow (Il Penseroso)
Part 2 No 15. Air: May at last my weary age (Il Penseroso)
Part 2 No 16. Fugue: Organo ad libitum il soggetto della fuga seguente
Part 2 No 17. Chorus: These pleasures, Melancholy, give (Il Penseroso)
Part 3 No 1. Accompagnato: Hence! boast not, ye profane (Il Moderato)
Part 3 No 2. Air: Come, with native lustre shine (Il Moderato)
Part 3 No 3. Accompagnato with chorus: Sweet Temp'rance in thy right hand bear (Il Moderato)
Part 3 No 4. Air: Come, with gentle hand restrain (Il Moderato)
Part 3 No 5. Recitative: No more short life they then will spend (Il Moderato)
Part 3 No 6. Air: Each action will derive new grace (Il Moderato)
Part 3 No 7. Duet: As steals the morn upon the night (Il Moderato)
Track 24 on CDA67283/4 CD2 [7'28] 2CDs
Track 8 on KING6 [7'28] Super-budget price sampler — Download only
Part 3 No 8. Chorus: Thy pleasures, Moderation, give (Il Moderato)

Track-specific metadata for CDA67283/4 disc 1 track 21

Part 1 No 20, Air: Straight mine eye hath caught new pleasures (L'Allegro)
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-99-28321
Duration
2'28
Recording date
12 February 1999
Recording venue
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Ben Turner
Recording engineer
Philip Hobbs
Hyperion usage
  1. Handel: L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato (CDA67283/4)
    Disc 1 Track 21
    Release date: September 1999
    2CDs
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