Belshazzar, HWV61

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

 

Recordings

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

Details

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 CDA66797 track 10

Act 3 Scene 3, Symphony – Aria: Martial Symphony – Destructive war (Cyrus)
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-95-79710
Duration
2'50
Recording date
11 March 1995
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: English Arias (CDA66797)
    Disc 1 Track 10
    Release date: October 1995
    Deletion date: February 2010
    Superseded by CDH55419
  2. Handel: English Arias (CDH55419)
    Disc 1 Track 10
    Release date: January 2013
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)