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HANDEL: Theodora - Lorraine Hunt • David Daniels • Dawn Upshaw • Richard Croft • Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment • William Christie (3 CDS, DELUXE BOOKLET)

HANDEL: Theodora - Lorraine Hunt • David Daniels • Dawn Upshaw • Richard Croft • Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment • William Christie (3 CDS, DELUXE BOOKLET)

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Bass Vocals – Frode Olsen 
Choir – Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Conductor – William Christie
Countertenor Vocals – David Daniels 
Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Lorraine Hunt
Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment
Soprano Vocals – Dawn Upshaw
Tenor Vocals – Michael Hart-Davis, Richard Croft

Theodora, Oratorio, HWV 68
1.1 Overture
Act 1
1.2 Act 1. Recit: 'Tis Dioclesian's Natal Day
1.3 Act 1. Air: Go My Faithful Soldier, Go
1.4 Act 1. Chorus: And Draw A Blessing Down
1.5 Act 1. Recit: Vouchsafe, Dread Sir, A Gracious Ear
1.6 Act 1. Air: Racks, Gibbets, Sword, & Fire
1.7 Act 1. Chorus: For Ever Thus Stands Fix'd The Doom
1.8 Act 1. Recit: Most Cruel Edict
1.9 Act 1. Air: The Raptur'd Soul Defies The Sword
1.10 Act 1. Recit: I Know Thy Virtues
1.11 Act 1. Air: Descend, Kind Pity
1.12 Act 1. Recit: Tho' Hard, My Friends, Yet Wholesome
1.13 Act 1. Air: Fond, Flatt'ring World
1.14 Act 1. Recit: O Bright Example Of All Goodness
1.15 Act 1. Air: Bane Of Virtue
1.16 Act 1. Chorus: Come, Mighty Father
1.17 Act 1. Recit: Fly, Fly, My Brethren
1.18 Act 1. Air: As With Rosy Steps The Morn
1.19 Act 1. Chorus: All Pow'r In Heav'n Above
1.20 Act 1. Recit: Mistaken Wretches
1.21 Act 1. Air: Dread The Fruits Of Christian Folly
1.22 Act 1. Recit: Deluded Mortal
1.23 Act 1. Recit: O worse than death indeed
1.24 Act I, Air, "Angels, Ever Bright And Fair" (Theodora)
2.1 Act 1. Recit: Unhappy, Happy Crew
2.2 Act 1. Air: Kind Heav'n
2.3 Act 1. Recit: O Love: How Great Thy Pow'r
2.4 Act 1. Chorus: Go, Gen'rous, Pious Youth
Act 2
2.5 Act 2. Recit: Ye Men Of Antioch
2.6 Act 2. Chorus: Queen Of Summer
2.7 Act 2. Air: Wide Spread His Name
2.8 Act 2. Recit: Return, Septimius
2.9 Act 2. Chorus: Venus Laughing From The Skies
2.10 Act 2. Interlude
2.11 Act 2, Recit, "O Thou Bright Sun" (Theodora)
2.12 Act 2, Air, "With Darkness" (Theodora)
2.13 Act 2. Interlude
2.14 Act 2. "Symphony Of Soft Musick"
2.15 Act 2. Recit: But Why Art Thou Disquieted
2.16 Act Ii, Air, Oh! That I On Wings Could Rise (Theodora)
2.17 Act 2. Recit: Long Have I Known
2.18 Act 2. Air: Tho' The Honours
2.19 Act 2. Recit: O Save Her Then
2.20 Act 2. Air: Deeds Of Kindness To Display
2.21 Act 2. Recit: The Clouds Begin
2.22 Act 2. Air: Defend Her, Heav'n
2.23 Act 2. Recit: Or Lull'd With Grief
2.24 Act 2. Air: Sweet Rose, & Lilly
2.25 Act 2. Recit: O Save Me, Heav'n
2.26 Act 2. Air: The Pilgrim's Home
2.27 Act 2. Recit: Forbid It, Heav'n
2.28 Act Ii, Duet, "To Thee, Thou Glorious Son" (Theodora, Didymus)
2.29 Act 2. Recit: 'Tis Night
2.30 Act 2. Chorus: He Saw The Lovely Youth
Act 3
3.1 Act 3. Air: Lord, To Thee
3.2 Act 3. Recit: But See!
3.3 Act 3. Air: When Sunk In Anguish & Despair
3.4 Act 3. Air: Blessed be the Pow'r
3.5 Act 3. Chorus: Blessing, Honour, Adoration - Blest Be the Hand
3.6 Act 3. Recit: Undaunted In The Court
3.7 Act 3. O My Irene, Heav'n Is Kind
3.8 Act 3. Whither, Princess, Do You Fly?
3.9 Act 3. Recit: She's Gone, Disdaining Liberty and Life
3.10 Act 3. Air: New Scenes Of Joy
3.11 Act 3. Recit: Is It A Christian Virtue - Be That My Doom
3.12 Act 3. Recit: Be That My Doom
3.13 Act 3. Air: From Virtue Springs Each Gen'rous Deed
3.14 Act 3. Air: Cease, Ye Slaves, Your Fruitless Pray'r
3.15 Act 3. Recit: 'Tis Kind, My Friends
3.16 Act 3. Lost in Anguish
3.17 Act 3. Chorus: How Strange Their Ends
3.18 Act 3. Recit: On Me Your Frowns
3.19 Act 3. Air: Ye Ministers Of Justice
3.20 Act 3. Recit: And Must Such Beauty Suffer
3.21 Act 3. Air: Streams Of Pleasure Ever Flowing - Duet: Thither Let Our Hearts Aspire
3.22 Act 3. Recit: E'er This, Their Doom Is Past
3.23 Act 3. Finale: O, Love Divine

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