Belshazzar, HWV61

27 March 1745; revived with additions in 1751
author of text
after Daniel 5, Jeremiah, Isaiah



Handel: English Arias
CDH55419Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Arias for Guadagni
Studio Master: CDA67924Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Handel: Handel's Finest Arias for Base Voice
Studio Master: CDA67842Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Act 1. Aria: Great God! who, yet but darkly known (Cyrus)
Track 4 on CDH55419 [3'28] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 3 Scene 3. Air: To pow'r immortal my first thanks are due (Gobrias)
Track 10 on CDA67842 [3'55]
Act 3 Scene 3. Aria: Destructive war (Cyrus)
Track 4 on CDA67924 [2'16]
Act 3 Scene 3. Symphony – Aria: Martial Symphony – Destructive war (Cyrus)
Track 10 on CDH55419 [2'50] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Track-specific metadata for CDA67924 track 4

Act 3 Scene 3, Aria: Destructive war (Cyrus)
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 4
    Release date: June 2012