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Lorraine Hunt Lieberson: A Tribute (2 CDs)

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson: A Tribute (2 CDs)

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Lorraine Hunt Lieberson - Mezzo-soprano

Nicholas McGegan - Conductor

Nicholas McGegan - Harpsichord

Drew Minter - Countertenor

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra - Chamber ensemble

Freiburger Barockorchester - Chamber ensemble

Nicholas McGegan - Conductor

As a tribute to the artistry of Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (1954-2006), this retrospective gathers together many of the finest recordings of arias and duets made during her acclaimed association with harmonia mundi.

“A riveting singer known for her fearsome vocal and dramatic power, whether in opera or the cantatas of Bach…”
– The Los Angeles Times

Disc 1

George Frideric Handel [1685-1759]

1Arioso "Qui d'amor" (from "Ariodante") 2'04
2Aria "Con l'ali di costanza" (from "Ariodante") 7'02
3Recitativo "E vivo ancora?" (from "Ariodante")0'25
4Aria "Scherza infida" (from "Ariodante") 8'46
5Aria "Dopo notte, atra e funesta" (from "Ariodante") 7'04
6Air "Angels, ever bright and fair" (from "Theodora") 4'25
7Recitative "O Thou bright Sun" (from "Theodora")0'28
8Air "With Darkness, deep as is my woe" (from "Theodora") 3'44
9Air "Oh! that I on wings could rise" (from "Theodora") 4'09
10Duet "To Thee, Thou glorious Son" (from "Theodora") 4'54
11Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (from "Messiah") 4'17
12But who may abide the day of His coming (from "Messiah") 4'24
13He was despised and rejected of men (from "Messiah") 11'09
14I know that my Redeemer liveth (from "Messiah") 6'39
Henry Purcell [1659-1695]

15Thy hand, Belinda / When I am laid in earth (from "Dido and Aeneas") 4'08
Disc 2

George Frideric Handel [1685-1759]

1Aria "Va col canto lusingando" (from "Clori, Tirsi e Fileno" HWV 96) 8'13
2Aria "Barbaro! tu non credi" (from "Clori, Tirsi e Fileno" HWV 96) 6'45
3On Joacim may every joy attend (from "Susanna") 1'13
4Bending to the throne of glory (from "Susanna") 5'25
5Lead me to some cool retreat (from "Susanna")0'17
6Crystal streams in murmurs flowing (from "Susanna") 7'28
7If guiltless blood be your intent (from "Susanna") 8'41
8Guilt trembling spoke my doom (from "Susanna") 5'59
9Recitativo "Oh Dio! parte Zenobia" (from "Radamisto")0'24
10Aria "Qual nave smarrita" (from "Radamisto") 5'48
11Recitativo "Ben a ragion Matilda" (from "Ottone") 1'04
12Aria "Vieni, o figlio" (from "Ottone") 6'48
13Recitativo "Vani sono i lamenti" (from "Giulio Cesare")0'18
14Aria "Svegliatevi nel core" (from "Giulio Cesare") 4'49
15Aria "Qual leon" (from "Arianna") 5'56
Johann Sebastian Bach [1685-1750]

16Aria "Bist du bei mir" BWV 508 (from "The Notebook of Anna Magdalena Bach") 2'53

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