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Handel's Finest Arias for Base Voice, Vol.2 ()

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composed by George Frederick Handel

Handel's Finest Arias for Base Voice, Vol.2 - Christopher Purves (baritone); Arcangelo; Jonathan Cohen (conductor)
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  1. Siroe, rč di Persia, opera, HWV 24: Aria: Gelido in ogni vena
  2. Esther, oratorio, HWV 50a: Arioso: Turn not, O Queen, thy face away
  3. Athalia, oratorio, HWV 52: Air: When storms the proud
  4. Belshazzar, oratorio, HWV 61: Accompagnato: Oh, memory!
  5. Belshazzar, oratorio, HWV 61: Air: Opprest with never-ceasing grief
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  1. Siroe, rč di Persia, opera, HWV 24: Aria: Gelido in ogni vena
  2. Esther, oratorio, HWV 50a: Arioso: Turn not, O Queen, thy face away
  3. Athalia, oratorio, HWV 52: Air: When storms the proud
  4. Belshazzar, oratorio, HWV 61: Accompagnato: Oh, memory!
  5. Belshazzar, oratorio, HWV 61: Air: Opprest with never-ceasing grief
  6. Catone, opera, HWV A7: Aria: Č ver che all'amo intorno
  7. Concerto Grosso in F major, Op.3/4a, HWV 315
  8. Tolomeo, rč d'Egitto, opera, HWV 25: Aria: Piangi pur
  9. Athalia, oratorio, HWV 52: Air: Ah, canst thou but prove me!
  10. Nell' Africaine selve, cantata for bass & continuo, HWV 136: Recitativo: Nell'africane selve
  11. Nell' Africaine selve, cantata for bass & continuo, HWV 136: Aria: Langue, trema, e prigioniero
  12. Nell' Africaine selve, cantata for bass & continuo, HWV 136: Recitativo: Nice, lą fra confine
  13. Nell' Africaine selve, cantata for bass & continuo, HWV 136: Aria: Chiedo amore
  14. Joshua, oratorio, HWV 64: Recitative: The walls are levell'd
  15. Joshua, oratorio, HWV 64: Air: See, the raging flames arise
  16. Esther, oratorio, HWV 50a: Air: How art thou fall'n from thy height!
  17. Siroe, rč di Persia, opera, HWV 24: Aria: Tu di pietą mi spogli
  18. Rinaldo, opera, HWV 7: Aria: Vieni, o cara
  19. Joshua, oratorio, HWV 64: Air: Shall I in Mamre's fertile plain
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This second volume of Handel bass (or, if you prefer, base) arias from English singer Christopher Purves took six years to appear after the first volume, his debut on Hyperion. But it has risen onto sales charts, suggesting that the earlier recording registered with listeners strongly enough to leave them wanting more. Pop fans may remember Purves as part of the harmony group Harvey & the Wallbangers. He has sung many kinds of classical music outside the Baroque repertory, but he has a real knack for these Handel arias, in ...

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Handel's Finest Arias for Base Voice, Vol.2 2018, Hyperion

UPC: 034571281520

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