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Joshua, HWV64

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completed on 19 August 1747; first performed on 9 March 1748

 

Recordings

Handel: Joshua
CDA66461/22CDs
Handel: Handel's Finest Arias for Base Voice, Vol. 2
Studio Master: CDA68152Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Aksel! - Arias by Bach, Handel & Mozart
Studio Master: SIGCD435Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Handel: Essential Handel
KING6Super-budget price sampler — Download only

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Part 1 No 01: Introduction
Part 1 No 02. Chorus: Ye sons of Israel, ev'ry tribe attend
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Track 2 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [4'34] 2CDs
Part 1 No 03. Recitative: Behold, my friends, what vast rewards are giv'n (Joshua/Caleb)
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Track 3 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [1'02] 2CDs
Part 1 No 04. Air: O first in wisdom, first in pow'r (Caleb)
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Track 4 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [2'22] 2CDs
Part 1 No 05. Recitative: Matrons and virgins, with unwearied pray'r (Achsah)
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Track 5 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [0'27] 2CDs
Part 1 No 06. Air: Oh! who can tell, oh! who can hear (Achsah)
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Track 6 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [5'32] 2CDs
Part 1 No 07. Recitative: Caleb, attend to all I now prescribe (Joshua)
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Track 7 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [0'43] 2CDs
Part 1 No 08. Solo with chorus: To long posterity we here record (Joshua/chorus)
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Track 8 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [2'20] 2CDs
Part 1 No 09. Accompagnato: So long the memory shall last (Joshua)
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Track 9 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [0'42] 2CDs
Part 1 No 10. Air: While Kedron's brook to Jordan's stream (Joshua)
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Track 10 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [4'46] 2CDs
Part 1 No 11. Recitative: But, who is he? – Tremendous to behold! (Othniel)
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Track 11 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [0'53] 2CDs
Part 1 No 12. Air: Awful, pleasing being, say (Othniel)
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Track 12 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [2'41] 2CDs
Part 1 No 13. Recitative/Accompagnato: Joshua, I come commission'd from on high (Angel/Joshua)
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Track 13 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [2'02] 2CDs
Part 1 No 14. Air: Haste, Israel haste (Joshua)
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Track 14 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [2'22] 2CDs
Part 1 No 15. Chorus: The Lord commands, and Joshua leads
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Track 15 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [2'22] 2CDs
Part 1 No 16. Accompagnato/Recitative: In these blest scenes, where constant pleasure reigns (Othniel/Achsah)
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Track 16 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [3'48] 2CDs
Part 1 No 17. Air: Hark! 'tis the linnet and the thrush (Achsah)
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Track 17 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [5'48] 2CDs
Part 1 No 18. Recitative: O Achsah, form'd for ev'ry chaste delight (Othniel)
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Track 18 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [0'54] 2CDs
Part 1 No 19. Duet: Our limpid streams with freedom flow (Achsah/Othniel)
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Track 19 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [3'09] 2CDs
Part 1 No 20. Flourish/Recitative: The trumpet calls; now Jericho shall know (Othniel)
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Track 20 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [0'30] 2CDs
Part 1 No 21. Chorus: May all the host of heav'n attend him round
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Track 21 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [1'38] 2CDs
Part 2 No 01. Recitative: 'Tis well; six times the Lord hath been obey'd (Joshua)
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Track 22 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [0'24] 2CDs
Part 2 No 02: Solemn March during the circumvection of the Ark of the Covenant
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Track 23 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [1'37] 2CDs
Track 15 on KING6 [1'38] Super-budget price sampler — Download only
Part 2 No 03. Chorus with solo: Glory to God! The strong cemented walls (chorus/Joshua)
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Track 24 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [5'45] 2CDs
Part 2 No 04. Recitative: The walls are levell'd (Caleb)
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Track 25 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [0'29] 2CDs
Track 17 on CDA68152 [0'30]
Part 2 No 05. Air: See, the raging flames arise (Caleb)
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Track 26 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [3'25] 2CDs
Track 18 on CDA68152 [3'18]
Part 2 No 06. Air: To Vanity and earthly Pride (Achsah)
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Track 27 on CDA66461/2 CD1 [3'30] 2CDs
Part 2 No 07. Recitative: Let all the seed of Abrah'm now prepare (Joshua)
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Track 1 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [0'21] 2CDs
Part 2 No 08. Chorus with solo: Almighty ruler of the skies (chorus/Joshua)
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Track 2 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [2'20] 2CDs
Part 2 No 09. Recitative: Joshua, the men dispatch'd by thee to learn (Caleb)
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Track 3 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [0'51] 2CDs
Part 2 No 10. Chorus of the defeated Israelites: How soon our tow'ring hopes are cross'd!
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Track 4 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [2'51] 2CDs
Part 2 No 11. Recitative: Whence this dejection? Rouse your coward hearts (Joshua)
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Track 5 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [0'21] 2CDs
Part 2 No 12. Air with chorus: With redoubled rage return (Joshua/chorus)
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Track 6 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [3'42] 2CDs
Part 2 No 13. Recitative: Now give the army breath; let war awhile (Othniel)
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Track 7 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [0'25] 2CDs
Part 2 No 14. Air: Heroes when with glory burning (Othniel)
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Track 8 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [3'49] 2CDs
Part 2 No 15. Recitative: Indulgent heav'n hath heard my virgin pray'r (Achsah)
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Track 9 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [0'27] 2CDs
Part 2 No 16. Air: As cheers the sun the tender flow'r (Achsah)
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Track 10 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [2'28] 2CDs
Part 2 No 17. Recitative: Sure I'm deceiv'd, with sorrow I behold (Caleb/Othniel)
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Track 11 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [1'25] 2CDs
Part 2 No 18. Air: Nations, who in future story (Othniel)
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Track 12 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [3'08] 2CDs
Part 2 No 19. Recitative: Brethren and friends, what joy this scene imparts (Joshua/Caleb)
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Track 13 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [1'04] 2CDs
Part 2 No 20. Air with chorus: Oh! thou bright orb, great ruler of the day! (Joshua/chorus)
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Track 14 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [3'25] 2CDs
Part 3 No 01. Chorus: Hail! mighty Joshua, hail! thy name
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Track 15 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [4'04] 2CDs
Part 3 No 02. Air: Happy, Oh, thrice happy we (Achsah)
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Track 16 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [3'26] 2CDs
Track 3 on SIGCD435 [3'00] Download only
Part 3 No 03. Recitative: Caleb, for holy Eleazer send (Joshua/Caleb)
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Track 17 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [2'03] 2CDs
Part 3 No 04. Air: Shall I in Mamre's fertile plain (Caleb)
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Track 18 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [4'46] 2CDs
Track 22 on CDA68152 [3'07]
Part 3 No 05. Recitative: O Caleb, fear'd by foes, by friends ador'd (Othniel/Caleb)
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Track 19 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [1'12] 2CDs
Part 3 No 06. Air: Place danger around me (Othniel)
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Track 20 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [1'53] 2CDs
Part 3 No 07. Chorus: Father of Mercy, hear the pray'r we make
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Track 21 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [2'11] 2CDs
Part 3 No 08. Recitative: In bloom of youth, this stripling hath achiev'd (Joshua)
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Track 22 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [0'32] 2CDs
Part 3 No 09. Chorus: See the conqu'ring hero comes!
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Track 23 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [3'02] 2CDs
Part 3 No 10. Recitative: Welcome! my son, my Othniel, good and great! (Caleb/Othniel/Achsah)
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Track 24 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [0'48] 2CDs
Part 3 No 11. Air: Oh! had I Jubal's lyre (Achsah)
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Track 25 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [2'48] 2CDs
Track 15 on SIGCD435 [2'44] Download only
Part 3 No 12. Recitative: While life shall last, each moment we'll improve (Othniel)
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Track 26 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [0'15] 2CDs
Part 3 No 13. Duet: O peerless maid, with beauty blest (Othniel/Achsah)
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Track 27 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [2'26] 2CDs
Part 3 No 14. Recitative: While lawless tyrants, with ambition blind (Caleb)
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Track 28 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [0'38] 2CDs
Part 3 No 15. Chorus: The great Jehovah is our awful theme
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Track 29 on CDA66461/2 CD2 [2'15] 2CDs

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