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Semele, HWV58

composer
1744; London
author of text

 

Recordings

Handel: Semele
Studio Master: SDG733Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Handel: Where'er you walk
Studio Master: SIGCD457Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Handel: Handel's Finest Arias for Base Voice, Vol. 1
Studio Master: CDA67842Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Hyperion sampler - July 2020
FREE DOWNLOADHYP202007Download-only sampler

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Act 1 No 1: Overture
Act 1 No 2: Gavotte
Act 1 Scene 1 No 01. Accompagnato: Behold! Auspicious flashes rise (High Priest)
Track 3 on SDG733 CD1 [1'32] Download only
Act 1 Scene 1 No 02. Chorus: Lucky omens bless our rites
Track 4 on SDG733 CD1 [3'14] Download only
Act 1 Scene 1 No 03. Recitative, Arioso and Duet: Daughter, obey (Cadmus/Athamas)
Track 5 on SDG733 CD1 [1'01] Download only
Act 1 Scene 1 No 04. Recitative: Ah me! (Semele)
Track 6 on SDG733 CD1 [1'01] Download only
Act 1 Scene 1 No 05. Air: O Jove! In pity teach me which to choose (Semele)
Track 7 on SDG733 CD1 [1'57] Download only
Act 1 Scene 1 No 06. Recitative: Alas! she yields (Ino/Athamas/Semele)
Track 8 on SDG733 CD1 [0'44] Download only
Act 1 Scene 1 No 07. Quartet: Why dost thou thus untimely grieve (Cadmus/Ino/Athamas/Semele)
Track 9 on SDG733 CD1 [2'59] Download only
Act 1 Scene 1 No 08. Chorus: Avert these omens, all ye pow'rs!
Track 10 on SDG733 CD1 [2'02] Download only
Act 1 Scene 1 No 09. Recitative: Again auspicious flash rise (Cadmus/Athamas/Semele)
Track 11 on SDG733 CD1 [1'00] Download only
Act 1 Scene 1 No 10. Chorus: Cease, cease your vows, 'tis impious to proceed
Track 12 on SDG733 CD1 [0'33] Download only
Act 1 Scene 2 No 1. Recitative: Turn, hopeless lover, turn thy eyes (Ino/Athamas)
Track 13 on SDG733 CD1 [0'44] Download only
Act 1 Scene 2 No 2. Air: Your tuneful voice my tale would tell (Athamas)
Track 14 on SDG733 CD1 [4'41] Download only
Act 1 Scene 2 No 3. Recitative: Too well I see (Ino/Athamas)
Track 15 on SDG733 CD1 [0'47] Download only
Act 1 Scene 2 No 4. Duet: You've undone me (Ino/Athamas)
Track 16 on SDG733 CD1 [2'37] Download only
Act 1 Scene 3 No 1. Recitative: Ah! wretched prince, doom'd to disastrous love! (Cadmus/Athamas)
Track 17 on SDG733 CD1 [0'34] Download only
Act 1 Scene 3 No 2. Accompagnato: Wing'd with our fears and pious haste (Cadmus)
Track 18 on SDG733 CD1 [1'23] Download only
Act 1 Scene 4. Chorus and Air: Hail Cadmus, hail! – Endless pleasure, endless love (Augur/chorus)
Track 19 on SDG733 CD1 [5'35] Download only
Act 2 No 1: Sinfonia
Act 2 Scene 1 No 1. Recitative: Iris, impatient of thy stay (Juno/Iris)
Track 2 on SDG733 CD2 [0'47] Download only
Act 2 Scene 1 No 2. Air and Recitative: There, from mortal cares retiring (Iris/Juno)
Track 3 on SDG733 CD2 [2'54] Download only
Act 2 Scene 1 No 3. Accompagnato: Awake, Saturnia, from thy lethargy! (Juno/Iris)
Track 4 on SDG733 CD2 [1'49] Download only
Act 2 Scene 1 No 4. Air: Hence, Iris, hence away (Juno)
Track 5 on SDG733 CD2 [3'34] Download only
Act 2 Scene 2 No 1. Air: Come, Zephyrs, come, while Cupid sings (Cupid)
Track 6 on SDG733 CD2 [5'40] Download only
Act 2 Scene 2 No 2. Air: O sleep, why dost thou leave me (Semele)
Track 7 on SDG733 CD2 [3'22] Download only
Act 2 Scene 3 No 01. Recitative: Let me not another moment (Semele)
Track 8 on SDG733 CD2 [0'18] Download only
Act 2 Scene 3 No 02. Air: Lay your doubts and fears aside (Jupiter)
Track 9 on SDG733 CD2 [3'09] Download only
Act 2 Scene 3 No 03. Recitative: You are mortal and require (Jupiter)
Track 10 on SDG733 CD2 [0'25] Download only
Act 2 Scene 3 No 04. Air: With fond desiring (Semele)
Track 11 on SDG733 CD2 [2'56] Download only
Act 2 Scene 3 No 05. Chorus: How engaging, how endearing
Track 12 on SDG733 CD2 [2'49] Download only
Act 2 Scene 3 No 06. Recitative: Ah me! – Why sighs my Semele? (Semele/Jupiter)
Track 13 on SDG733 CD2 [1'09] Download only
Act 2 Scene 3 No 07. Air: I must with speed amuse her (Jupiter)
Track 14 on SDG733 CD2 [3'48] Download only
Act 2 Scene 3 No 08. Chorus: Now Love that everlasting boy invites
Track 15 on SDG733 CD2 [2'19] Download only
Act 2 Scene 3 No 09. Recitative: By my command (Jupiter/Semele)
Track 16 on SDG733 CD2 [1'15] Download only
Act 2 Scene 3 No 09b. Recitative: See, she appears (Jupiter)
Track 24 on SIGCD457 [0'39] Download only
Act 2 Scene 3 No 10. Air: Where'er you walk, cool gales shall fan the glade (Jupiter)
Track 17 on SDG733 CD2 [5'25] Download only
Track 25 on SIGCD457 [4'41] Download only
Act 2 Scene 4 No 1. Recitative: Dear sister, how was your passage hither? (Semele/Ino)
Track 18 on SDG733 CD2 [0'53] Download only
Act 2 Scene 4 No 2. Air: But hark! the heav'nly sphere turns round (Ino)
Track 19 on SDG733 CD2 [1'53] Download only
Act 2 Scene 4 No 3. Duet: Prepare then, ye immortal choir (Semele/Ino)
Track 20 on SDG733 CD2 [2'09] Download only
Act 2 Scene 4 No 4. Chorus: Bless the glad earth with heav'nly lays
Track 21 on SDG733 CD2 [2'47] Download only
Act 3 No 1: Sinfonia
Act 3 Scene 1 No 1. Accompagnato: Somnus, awake (Juno/Iris)
Track 2 on SDG733 CD3 [0'30] Download only
Act 3 Scene 1 No 2. Air: Leave me, loathsome light (Somnus)
Track 20 on CDA67842 [3'40]
Track 3 on SDG733 CD3 [3'39] Download only
Act 3 Scene 1 No 3. Recitative: Dull God, canst thou attend the water's fall (Iris/Juno)
Track 4 on SDG733 CD3 [0'34] Download only
Act 3 Scene 1 No 4. Air: More sweet is that name (Somnus)
Track 5 on SDG733 CD3 [2'28] Download only
Act 3 Scene 1 No 5. Recitative: My will obey (Juno/Somnus)
Track 6 on SDG733 CD3 [1'21] Download only
Act 3 Scene 1 No 6. Duet: Obey my will, thy rod resign (Juno/Somnus)
Track 7 on SDG733 CD3 [2'04] Download only
Act 3 Scene 2. Air: My racking thoughts by no kind slumbers freed (Semele)
Track 8 on SDG733 CD3 [3'11] Download only
Act 3 Scene 3 No 1. Recitative: Thus shap'd like Ino (Juno/Semele)
Track 9 on SDG733 CD3 [1'33] Download only
Act 3 Scene 3 No 2. Air: Myself I shall adore (Semele)
Track 10 on SDG733 CD3 [6'39] Download only
Act 3 Scene 3 No 3. Recitative: Be wise, as you are beautiful (Juno/Semele)
Track 11 on SDG733 CD3 [1'43] Download only
Act 3 Scene 3 No 4. Air: Thus let my thanks be paid (Semele)
Track 12 on SDG733 CD3 [2'46] Download only
Act 3 Scene 3 No 5. Recitative: Rich odours fill the fragrant air (Juno/Semele)
Track 13 on SDG733 CD3 [0'25] Download only
Act 3 Scene 4 No 1. Air: Come to my arms, my lovely fair (Jupiter)
Track 14 on SDG733 CD3 [3'33] Download only
Track 5 on HYP202007 [3'33] Download-only sampler
Act 3 Scene 4 No 2. Recitative: O Semele! (Jupiter/Semele)
Track 15 on SDG733 CD3 [1'41] Download only
Track 6 on HYP202007 [1'41] Download-only sampler
Act 3 Scene 4 No 3. Recitative: Speak, speak your desire (Jupiter/Semele)
Track 16 on SDG733 CD3 [1'09] Download only
Track 7 on HYP202007 [1'09] Download-only sampler
Act 3 Scene 4 No 4. Air: Ah, take heed what you press (Jupiter)
Track 17 on SDG733 CD3 [1'04] Download only
Track 8 on HYP202007 [1'04] Download-only sampler
Act 3 Scene 4 No 5. Air: No, no, I'll take no less (Semele)
Track 18 on SDG733 CD3 [4'45] Download only
Track 9 on HYP202007 [4'45] Download-only sampler
Act 3 Scene 5. Accompagnato: Ah, whither is she gone, unhappy fair? (Jupiter)
Track 19 on SDG733 CD3 [3'22] Download only
Act 3 Scene 6. Air: Above measure (Juno)
Track 20 on SDG733 CD3 [2'10] Download only
Act 3 Scene 7. Accompagnato: Ah me! Too late I now repent (Semele)
Track 21 on SDG733 CD3 [3'26] Download only
Act 3 Scene 8 No 1. Chorus: O terror and astonishment!
Track 22 on SDG733 CD3 [4'17] Download only
Act 3 Scene 8 No 2. Recitative: How I was hence remov'd (Ino/Cadmus/Athamas)
Track 23 on SDG733 CD3 [0'46] Download only
Act 3 Scene 8 No 3. Air: Despair no more shall wound me (Athamas)
Track 24 on SDG733 CD3 [4'59] Download only
Act 3 Scene 8 No 4. Recitative: See from above the bellying clouds descend (Cadmus)
Track 25 on SDG733 CD3 [0'18] Download only
Act 3 Scene 9 No 1: Sinfonia
Act 3 Scene 9 No 2. Accompagnato: Apollo comes, to relieve you care (Apollo)
Track 27 on SDG733 CD3 [0'53] Download only
Act 3 Scene 9 No 3. Chorus: Happy, happy shall we be
Track 28 on SDG733 CD3 [3'07] Download only

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