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Genre/Form: Live sound recordings
Oratorios
Songs and music
Named Person: Theodora, of Alexandria Saint; Theodora, of Alexandria Saint
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: George Frideric Handel; Thomas Morell; Roberta Alexander; Jard van Nes; Jochen Kowalski; Hans-Peter Blochwitz; Anton Scharinger; Nikolaus Harnoncourt; Robert Boyle; Arnold-Schönberg-Chor,; Concentus Musicus Wien,
OCLC Number: 25019140
Language Note: Sung in English.
Notes: Title from disc label.
Oratorio in 3 parts.
Libretto by Thomas Morell, based on: The martyrdom of Theodora and of Didymus / Robert Boyle.
Durations: 62:43; 67:57.
Program notes by Nele Anders, in German with English and French translations, and libretto with German and French translations (67 pages : illustrations) inserted in container.
Performer(s): Roberta Alexander, soprano ; Jard van Ness, mezzo-soprano ; Jochen Kowalski, countertenor ; Hans Peter Blochwitz, tenor ; Anton Scharinger, bass ; Arnold Schoenberg Chor ; Concentus Musicus Wien (with original instruments) ; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor.
Event notes: Recorded live at the
Konzerthaus, Wien (Grosser Saal),
1990 March 6.
Description: 2 audio discs (131 min.) : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Disc 1: Overture (3:15) --
'tis Dioclesian's natal day (0:33) --
Go, my faithful soldier (2:09) --
And draw a blessing down (2:15) --
Vouchsafe, dread Sir (1:00) --
Racks, gibbets, sword and fire (2:50) --
For ever thus stands (2:02) --
Most cruel edict (0:31) --
The raptr'd soul (3:47) --
I know thy virtues (0:42) --
Descend, kind pity (6:57) --
Though hard, my friends (0:28) --
Fond flatt'ring world (3:58) --
Oh bright example (0:29) --
Come, mighty Father (3:02) --
Fly, fly, my brethren (1:00) --
As with rosy steps (5:19) --
All pow'r in heaven above (2:20) --
Mistaken wretches (0:24) --
Deluded mortal! (0:45) --
Oh worse than death indeed (0:31) --
Angels, ever bright and fair (2:53) --
Unhappy, happy crew (0:47) --
Kind Heaven (2:36) --
Oh love, how great thy pow'r (0:23) --
Go, gen'rous pious youth (5:15) --
Ye men of Antioch (0:34) --
Queen of summer (0:47) --
Wide spread (2:28) --
Return, Septimus (0:33) --
Venus laughing from the skies (1:30). Disc 2: Largo (1:12) --
Oh thou bright sun (0:37) --
With darkness deep (3:59) --
Largo (1:56) --
But why art thou disquieted (0:27) --
Septimus, I am a Christian (0:45) --
Through the honours (3:54) --
Oh save her then (0:41) --
The clouds begin to veil (0:37) --
Defend her, Heaven (5:34) --
Or lull'd with grief (0:21) --
Sweet rose and lily (2:50) --
Oh save me, Heaven (1:12) --
The pilgrim's home (3:06) --
Forbid it, Heaven 0:36) --
Ah! what is liberty (0:56) --
To thee, thou glorious son (4:53) --
'tis night (0:29) --
He saw the lonely youth (5:12) --
Lord to thee (4:49) --
But see! the good, the virtuous Didymus (0:40) --
Blest be the hand (3:14) --
Ah, Theodora! whence this sudden change (0:57) --
Whither, princess, do you fly? (1:35) --
She's gone (0:29) --
Dwells there such virtuous courage (0:14) --
From virtue springs (3:18) --
Cease, ye slaves (1:10) --
Oppose not, Didymus (0:28) --
How strange their ends (2:26) --
On me your frowns (0:45) --
And must such beauty suffer? (0:45) --
Streams of pleasure (3:57) --
Ere this their doom is past (0:19) --
Oh Love divine (3:03).
Series Title: Alte Werk.
Other Titles: Theodora
Responsibility: Georg Friedrich Händel.

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