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George Frideric Handel - Samson Full Album

George Frideric Handel - Samson Full Album Performer: George Frideric Handel
Title: Samson
Style: Baroque, Oratorio
Label: K&K Verlagsanstalt
# Cat: KuK 62
Released: 1999
Country: Germany
FLAC album: 2629 mb
MP3 album: 2324 mb
Rating: 4.4
Genre: Classical


1Reflect Then. Samson, Matters Now (Micah) - Shall I Abuse This Consecrated Gift (Samson)0:54
2Then Shall They Know, That He Whose Name Jehovah Is Alone (Chorus Of Israelites)2:21
3 Scene III:
4 Enter Israelites With The Body Of Samson.
5Return, O God Of Hosts! - To Dust His Glory They Would Tread (Air Micah And Chorus)13:37
6To Fleeting Pleasures Make Your Court (Air Dalila)3:18
7 Scene II: Micah, Manoah And Chorus Of Israelites.
8But Who Is This, That So Bedeck'd And Gay (Micah) - With Doubtful Feet, And Wav'ring Resolution (Dalila)1:01
9 Scene II: Enter Micah And Israelites, Observing Samson.
10Thy Glorious Deeds Inspir'd My Tongue (Air Manoah)4:23
11Then Round About The Starry Throne Of Him (Chorus Of Israelites)2:24
12Then Long Eternity Shall Greet Your Bliss (Micah) - Joys That Are Pure, Sincerely Good (Air Micah)6:05
13To Man God's Universal Law Gave Pow'r To Keep The Wife In Awe (Chorus Of Israelites)2:31
14Proceed We Hence To Find His Body (Manoah) - Dead March (Symphony) - The Body Comes (Micah) - There Shall All IsraeI's Valiant Youth Resort (Manoah)4:50
15Dagon, Arise, Attend Thy Sacred Feast (Harapha) - To Song And Dance We Give The Day (Chorus Of Philistines)2:10
16Where Shall I Run (Messenger) - The Accident Was Loud (Micah) - Suspense In News Is Torture (Manoah)1:17
17Let The Bright Seraphim In Burning Row (Air Israelite Woman)2:58
18This Day, A Solemn Feast To Dagon Held (Samson) - Awake The Trumpet's Lofty Sound (Chorus Of Philistines)2:28
19 Scene I: Before The Prison In Gaza. Samson, Blind And In Chains. Chorus Of The Priests Of Dagon, Celebrating His Festival.
20With Thunder Arm'd, Great God, Arise! (Chorus Of Israelites)2:59
21With Plaintive Notes And Am'rous Moan (Air Dalila)4:33
22Your Hopes Of His Deliv'ry Seem Not Vain (Micah, Manoah) - A Symphony Of Horror And Confusion - Hear Us, Our God! (Chorus Of Philistines)2:01
23Ye Sons Of Israel, Now Lament - Weep, Israel, Weep A Louder Strain (Air Micah And Chorus Of Israelites)4:35
24 Scene III: Enter Manoah.
25Honour And Arms Scorn Such A Foe (Air Harapha) - Cam'st Thou For This, Vain Boaster (Samson)7:31
26How Willing My Paternal Love The Weight To Share Of Filial Care (Air Manoah)3:20
27O First Created Beam! And Thou Great Word! (Chorus Of Israelites)3:32
28No Words Of Peace, No Voice Enchanting Fear (Micah) - The Honour Certain To Have Won From Thee (Harapha)1:49
29Brethren And Men Of Dan, Say, Where Is My Son (Manoah) - The Good We Wish For, Often Proves Our Bane (Accomp. Manoah)1:46
30Fix'd In His Everlasting Seat, Jehovah / Great Dagon / Rules The World In State (Chorus Of Israelites And Philistines)3:13
31Thus When The Sun From's Wat'ry Bed (Air Samson)3:57
32 Scene II: Samson, Micah. Enter Dalila, Attended By Her Virgins.
33With Might Endu'd (Micah) - The Holy One Of Israel Be Thy Guide / To Fame Immortal Go (Air Micah And Chorus Of Israelites)2:55
34Glorious Hero, May Thy Grave, Peace And Honour Ever Have (Air Manoah, Solo And Chorus)5:57
35Ne'er Think Of That (Samson) - Traitor/Traitress To Love! I'll Sue/Hear No More (Duet Dalila And Samson)2:33
36 Act The Second
37Let Their Celestial Concerts All Unite (Chorus Of Israelites)3:43
38Justly These Evils Have BefalI'n Thy Son (Samson) - Why Does The God Of Israel Sleep (Air Samson)6:20
39 Scene III: Enter A Messenger.
40More Trouble Is Behind (Micah) - This Message, Giv'n With Speed, Brooks No Delay (Harapha)1:22
41Why By An Angel Was My Birth Foretold (Samson) - Total Eclipse! No Sun, No Moon! (Air Samson)6:07
42Great Dagon Has Subdu'd Our Foe (Chorus Of Philistines) - What Noise Of Joy Was That? (Manoah And Micah)2:46
43 Act The Third
44Just Are The Ways Of God To Man (Air Manoah) - My Evils Hopeless Are (Samson)3:52
45My/Her Faith And Truth, O Samson, Prove (Air Dalila And Chorus Of Virgins)5:17
46 Act The First
47 Disc 2 76:21
48 Scene IV:
49 Scene I: Samson, Manoah, Micah And Israelites.
50Presuming Slave, To Move Their Wrath (Air Harapha)3:45
51 Scene I: Samson, Micah, Harapha And Chorus Of Israelites.
52Be Of Good Courage (Samson) - In Time Thou Hast Resolved (Micah) - Samson, This Second Message Send Our Lords (Harapha)1:35
53Ye Men Of Gaza (Air Philistine Woman) - Awake The Trumpet's Lofty Sound (Chorus Of Philistines)4:32
55Go, Baffled Coward, Go - Presume Not On Thy God (Duet Samson And Harapha)2:34
56Old Manoah, With Youthful Steps (Micah) - I Come, My Brethren, Not To Seek My Son (Manoah)0:29
57Here Lies The Proof (Micah) - Hear, Jacob's God, Jehovah, Hear! (Chorus Of Israelites)4:36
58For Thee, My Dearest Son (Manoah) - My Genial Spirits Droop, My Hopes Are Fled (Accomp. Samson)2:11


  • Artwork By – Josef-Stefan Kindler
  • Choir [Chorus Of Israelites & Chorus Of Philistines & Chorus Of Virgins]Maulbronn Chamber Choir
  • Composed ByGeorg Friedrich Händel
  • ConductorJürgen Budday
  • EngineerAndreas Otto Grimminger
  • Libretto By [Adapting]Newburgh Hamilton
  • Libretto By [Original Book]John Milton
  • Mastered ByAndreas Otto Grimminger, Josef-Stefan Kindler
  • Orchestra [On Period Instruments]Monastery Baroque Orchestra
  • Photography [& Illustration] – Josef-Stefan Kindler
  • ProducerAndreas Otto Grimminger, Josef-Stefan Kindler
  • Soloist, Alto Vocals, Countertenor Vocals [Micah, Friend To Samson]Michael Chance
  • Soloist, Baritone Vocals [Manoah, Father To Samson]Raimund Nolte
  • Soloist, Bass Vocals [Harapha, A Giant & Messenger]David Thomas
  • Soloist, Soprano Vocals [Dalila, Wife Of Samson & Philistine Woman, Attendant To Dalila & Israelitish Woman]Sinéad Pratschke
  • Soloist, Tenor Vocals [Samson]Mark Le Brocq


Oratorium in drei Akten in englischer Sprache und historischer Aufführungspraxis.
English Oratorio in three acts, performed according to the traditions of the time.
A concert in the church of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Maulbronn Abbey, September 25th & 26th, 1999.
Total time: 02:34:33
Maulbronn Monastery Edition ~ A series created by Josef-Stefan Kindler & Andreas Otto Grimminger
(C) by K&K Verlagsanstalt Germany 1999


  • Label Code: LC 11277
  • SPARS Code: DDD
  • Other (ISBN): 3-930643-62-6


  • Copyright (c) – K&K Verlagsanstalt
  • Recorded At – Maulbronn Monastery


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