Monday, April 25, 2011

The Complete Handel's Messiah: Recitative, Duet, Chorus

Part III
A Hymn of Thanksgiving for the final overthrow of Death


49. Recitative (Alto)

Then shall be brought to pass
the saying that is written:
I Corinthians 15:54

50. Duet (Alto and tenor)

O death, where is thy sting?
O grave, where is thy victory?
The sting of death is sin,
and the strength of sin is the law.
I Corinthians 15:55-56

51. Chorus

But thanks be to God,
who giveth us the victory
through our Lord Jesus Christ.
I Corinthians 15:57

Brisbane Concert Choir
Sinfonia of St Andrew's
Conductor: Debra Shearer-Dirié
Orchestra Leader: Chen Yang

Milica Ilic, soprano
Dorothy Williams, alto
Thomas Moran, tenor
Sam Hartley, bass
Emma Hadfield, harpsichord
Eduarda van Klinken, organ

St Andrew's Uniting Church
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Sunday 13th July 2008


During this Holy Week, All for Hymn is featuring Handel's Messiah in it's complete form. New posts will hit roughly every 5-6 hours beginning at 6:00 am CDT on Palm Sunday (April 17, 2011) and running through 6:00 PM CDT on Easter Sunday (April 24, 2011).

UPDATE: The final post will be NOON CDT on Easter Monday (April 25, 2011).

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