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Handel: Song for St Cecilia's Day; Look Down Harmonious Saint



Playing time: 79'55"
Tracks: 17
Booklet pages: 20
© 2012 Delphian Records Ltd
Reviewer: Howard Smith
Review of Handel: Song for St Cecilia's Day; Look Down Harmonious Saint published on 4 October 2012

Listen: Handel: The trumpet's loud clangour (Song for St Cecilia's Day) (track 5, 0:00-0:49)

Mary Bevan, soprano
Ed Lyon, tenor
Ludus Baroque
Oliver Webber, orchestra leader
Will Dawes, chorus leader
Richard Neville-Towle, conductor

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759):

Song for St Cecilia's Day
1 Ouverture
2 From harmony, from heav'nly harmony (tenor recitative)
3 From harmony, from heav'nly harmony (chorus)
4 What passion cannot music raise and quell? (soprano air)
5 The trumpet's loud clangour (tenor air and chorus)
6 La Marche
7 The soft complaining flute (soprano air)
8 Sharp violins proclaim (tenor air)
9 But oh! what art can teach? (soprano air)
10 Orpheus could lead the savage race (soprano air)
11 But bright Cecilia rais'd the wonder high'r (soprano air)
12 As from the pow'r of sacred lays (soprano and chorus)

Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op 6 No 7
13 Largo - Allegro
14 Largo e Piano
15 Andante
16 Hornpipe

17 Look Down, Harmonious Saint
Look Down, Harmonious Saint (tenor accompanied recitative)
Musick! That all-persuading art (tenor recitative)
Sweet accents all your numbers grace (tenor air)


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