Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein: Messiah

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Product Type: CD

Artist: Leonard Bernstein
Title: Messiah

Handel's Messiah has been recorded many times and in many settings with various ensembles, and yet never loses any of it's strength. This historic recording of Leonard Bernstein, the New York Philharmonic, and the Westminster Choir was made in the 1950s. With Bernstein at the podium the result is obviously dramatic, theatrical, and very intense. It is also a bit unorthodox as Bernstein used his own edition which regrouped and reordered the numbers into a "Christmas section" and an "Easter section."

1.1 Sinfonia
1.2 Comfort Ye, Comfort Ye My People
1.3 Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Exalted
1.4 And the Glory of the Lord Shall Be Revealed
1.5 Thus Saith the Lord
1.6 But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming
1.7 And He Shall Purify the Sons of Levi
1.8 Behold, a Virgin Shall Conceive
1.9 O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion
1.10 For Unto Us a Child Is Born
1.11 Pifa
1.12 There Were Shepherds
1.13 And Lo, the Angel of the Lord Came Upon Them
1.14 And the Angel Said Unto Them
1.15 And Suddenly There Was with the Angel
1.16 Glory to God in the Highest
1.17 Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion
1.18 Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind Be Opened
1.19 He Shall Feed His Flock Like a Shepherd
1.20 Lift Up Your Hands
1.21 Why Do the Nations
1.22 Let Us Break Their Bonds Asunder
1.23 He That Dwelleth in Heaven
1.24 Thou Shalt Break Them
1.25 Hallelujah!
2.1 Behold the Lamb of God
2.2 He Was Despised
2.3 And with His Stripes We Are Healed
2.4 All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray
2.5 All They That See Him Laugh Him to Scorn
2.6 He Trusted in God
2.7 Thy Rebuke Hath Broken His Heart
2.8 Behold, and See
2.9 He Was Cut Off
2.10 I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
2.11 Since By Man Came Death
2.12 Behold, I Tell You a Mystery
2.13 The Trumpet Shall Sound
2.14 Worthy Is the Lamb. Blessing and Honour, Glory and Power, Be Unto Him

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