George Friedrich Händel  
(1685-1759)

Messiah

Ensemble XXI Moscow
Artistic Director and Conductor
Lygia O’Riordan
Maria Struve Children's Capella
Artistic Director Maria Struve
“Cantores Minores” Ensemble 
Artistic Director and Conductor Filip Häyrynen
Soloists:
Ludmilla Shilova - Soprano
Jaewoo Kim - Tenor 
Kiril Krajushin – Bass

Excerpts

PART ONE
Overture  
Recitative, Tenor, Comfort ye, my people
Air, Tenor, Every valley shall be exalted,
Chorus, And the glory of the Lord 
Chorus, And he shall purify 
Chorus, For unto us a child is born
Pastoral Symphony
Recitative, Soprano, There were shepherds 
Chorus, Glory to God
Air, Soprano, Rejoice 
Chorus, His yoke is easy 

PART TWO
Chorus, Behold the Lamb of God
Chorus, Surely He hath born our griefs 
Chorus, And with His stripes we were healed.
Chorus, All we like sheep
Recitative, Tenor, All they that see Him laugh Him to scorn
Chorus, He trusted in God 
Recitative, Soprano, Thy rebuke 
Air, Soprano, Behold
Recitative, Tenor, He was cut off 
Air, Tenor, But thou didst not leave His soul in hell
Chorus, Lift up your heads
Recitative, Tenor, Unto which of the Angels 
Chorus, Let all the Angels 
Air, Soprano, Thou art gone up on high.
Chorus, The Lord gave the word
Air, Soprano, How beautiful are the feet
Chorus, Their sound is gone out 
Air, Bass, Why do the nations
Chorus, Let us break their bonds 
Recitative, Tenor, He that dwelleth in Heaven 
Air, Tenor, Thou shalt break them 
Chorus, Hallelujah! 

PART THREE
Air, Soprano, I know that my Redeemer liveth
Chorus, Since by man came death
Air, Soprano, If God be for us
Chorus, Worthy is the Lamb
Amen 


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