Handel: Semele - John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra
Handel: Semele - John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra Performer: John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra
Title: Handel: Semele
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Duration: 02:50:19
Genre: Classical
Style: Choral
Release Date: June, 1993
Recording Date: -
Recording Location: -

Track List - Disc 1

Title/Composer Performer Time
Semele, oratorio, HWV 58
1 Ouverture John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 9:03
2 Act 1. Scene 1, Accompagnato: "Behold! auspicious flashes rise!" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:26
3 Act 1. Scene 1, Chorus: "Lucky omens bless our rites" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 3:07
4 Act 1. Scene 1, Recitative and Arioso: "Daughter, obey, hear and obey!" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 0:57
5 Act 1. Scene 1, Accompagnato: "Ah me! What refuge now is left me?"/Air: "O Jove! in pity teach me w John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:43
6 Act 1. Scene 1, Air: "The morning lark to mine accords his note" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 7:04
7 Act 1. Scene 1, Recitative: "See, she blushing turns her eyes" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra
8 Act 1. Scene 1, Air: "Hymen, haste, thy torch prepare" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 4:38
9 Act 1. Scene 1, Recitative: "Alas! she yields, and has undone me" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 0:48
10 Act 1. Scene 1, Quartetto: "Why dost thou thus untimely grieve" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:44
11 Act 1. Scene 1, Chorus: "Avert these omens, all ye pow'rs!" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:59
12 Act 1. Scene 1, Accompagnato: "Again auspicious flashes rise" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 0:38
13 Act 1. Scene 1, Recitative: "Thy aid, pronubial Juno, Athamas implores!" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra
14 Act 1. Scene 1, Chorus: "Cease, cease your vows, 'tis impious to proceed" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 0:36
15 Act 1. Scene 2, Recitative: "O Athamas, what torture hast thou borne!" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra
16 Act 1. Scene 2, Air: "Turn, hopeless lover, turn thy eyes" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 8:25
17 Act 1. Scene 2, Recitative: "She weeps!" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra
18 Act 1. Scene 2, Air: "Your tuneful voice my tale would tell" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 4:55
19 Act 1. Scene 2, Recitative: "Too well I see, thou wilt not understand me" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 0:47
20 Act 1. Scene 2, Duetto: "You've undone me"/"With my life I would atone" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:28
21 Act 1. Scene 3, Recitative: "Ah, wretched prince, domm'd to disastrous love!"/Accompagnato: "Wing'd John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:07
22 Act 1. Scene 4, Chorus: "Hail Cadmus, hail!" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:34
23 Act 1. Scene 4, Air and Chorus: "Endless pleasure, endless love" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 4:30

Track List - Disc 2

Title/Composer Performer Time
Semele, oratorio, HWV 58
1 Act 2. Sinfonia John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:30
2 Act 2. Scene 1, Recitative: "Iris, impatient of thy stay" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 0:46
3 Act 2. Scene 1, Air: "There from mortal cares retiring" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 3:26
4 Act 2. Scene 1, Recitative: "No more - I'll hear no more!"/Accompagnato: "Awake Saturnia from thy l John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:55
5 Act 2. Scene 1, Air: "Hence, Iris, hence away" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 3:23
6 Act 2. Scene 2, Air: "O sleep, why dost thou leave me?" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 3:09
7 Act 2. Scene 3, Recitative: "Let me not another moment bear the pangs of absence" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra
8 Act 2. Scene 3, Air: "Lay your doubts and fears aside" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 3:02
9 Act 2. Scene 3, Recitative: "You are mortal and require time to rest" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra
10 Act 2. Scene 3, Air: "With fond desiring" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:53
11 Act 2. Scene 3, Chorus: "How engaging, how endearing" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 3:06
12 Act 2. Scene 3, Recitative: "Ah me!"/"Why sighs my Semele?" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:23
13 Act 2. Scene 3, Air: "I must with speed amuse her" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 3:44
14 Act 2. Scene 3, Chorus: "Now Love that everlasting boy invites" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:21
15 Act 2. Scene 3, Recitative: "By my command" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:17
16 Act 2. Scene 3, Air: "Where'er you walk" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 4:53
17 Act 2. Scene 4, Recitative: "Dear sister, how was your passage hither?" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 0:46
18 Act 2. Scene 4, Air: "But hark! the heav'nly sphere turns round" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:13
19 Act 2. Scene 4, Duetto: "Prepare then, ye immortal choir" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:01
20 Act 2. Scene 4, Chorus: "Bless the glad earth with heav'nly lays" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:43

Track List - Disc 3

Title/Composer Performer Time
Semele, oratorio, HWV 58
1 Act 3. Scene 1, Larghetto e piano per tutto John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:21
2 Act 3. Scene 1, Accompagnato: "Somnus, awake, raise thy reclining head!" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 0:31
3 Act 3. Scene 1, Air: "Leave me, loathsome light" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 3:07
4 Act 3. Scene 1, Recitative: "Dull God, canst thou attend the water's fall" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 0:40
5 Act 3. Scene 1, Air: "More sweet is that name" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:14
6 Act 3. Scene 1, Recitative: "My will obey, she shall be thine" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:22
7 Act 3. Scene 1, Duetto: "Obey my will"/"All I must grant" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:52
8 Act 3. Scene 2, Air: "My racking thoughts by no kind slumbers freed" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:53
9 Act 3. Scene 3, Recitative: "Thus shap'd like Ino" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:13
10 Act 3. Scene 3, Air: "Behold in this mirror" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:40
11 Act 3. Scene 3, Recitative: "O ecstasy of happiness" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra
12 Act 3. Scene 3, Air: "Myself I shall adore" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 6:39
13 Act 3. Scene 3, Recitative: "Be wise, as you are beautiful" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 0:37
14 Act 3. Scene 3, Accompagnato: "Conjure him by his oath" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:27
15 Act 3. Scene 3, Air: "Thus let my thanks be paid" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:13
16 Act 3. Scene 3, Recitative: "Rich odours fill the fragrant air" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 0:31
17 Act 3. Scene 4, Air: "Come to my arms, my lovely fair" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:57
18 Act 3. Scene 4, Recitative: "O Semele! Why art thou thus insensible?"/Air: "I ever am granting, you John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:42
19 Act 3. Scene 4, Recitative: "Speak, speak your desire" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra
20 Act 3. Scene 4, Accompagnato: "By that tremendous flood, I swear" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra
21 Act 3. Scene 4, Recitative: "You'll grant what I require?"/Accompagnato: "Then cast off this human John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 0:33
22 Act 3. Scene 4, Air: "Ah, take heed what you press" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:11
23 Act 3. Scene 4, Air: "No, no! I'll take no less" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 5:13
24 Act 3. Scene 5, Accompagnato: "Ah! whither is she gone!" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 3:01
25 Act 3. Scene 6, Air: "Above measure is the pleasure, which my revenge supplies" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:21
26 Act 3. Scene 7, Accompagnato: "Ah me! too late I now repent" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 3:44
27 Act 3. Scene 8, Recitative: "Of my ill-boding dream" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra
28 Act 3. Scene 8, Chorus: "Oh, terror and astonishment!" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 3:55
29 Act 3. Scene 8, Recitative: "How I was hence remov'd" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 0:59
30 Act 3. Scene 8, Air: "Despair no more shall wound me" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 5:03
31 Act 3. Scene 8, Recitative: "See from above the bellying clouds descend" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra
32 Act 3. Scene the last, Sinfonia John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 1:28
33 Act 3. Scene the last, Accompagnato: "Apollo comes, to relieve your care" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 0:56
34 Act 3. Scene the last, Chorus: "Happy, happy shall we be" John Nelson / English Chamber Orchestra 2:56