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Georg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
Acis & Galatea

Album UK 1961 on L'Oiseau-Lyre label
Classical

Includes an 8-page libretto with notes. An alternative version of the air "O Ruddier Than The Cherry" is appended to the end of Side Four, with the obbligato part played on a flauto (treble recorder) as per Mr. Handel's original score. In the main recording, it is played on a flageolet (sopranino recorder), as it has been traditionally, from at least the early 19th century. Auto-coupled release.

        
Musicians
PortraitGeorg Friedrich Händel 1685-1759 GB
album by
PortraitJoan Sutherland voc, 1926-2010 AU
soprano vocals, galatea, album by
PortraitPeter Pears voc, 1910-1986 GB
tenor vocals, acis, album by
PortraitSir Adrian Boult 1889-1983 GB
conductor, album by
St. Anthony Singers GB
choir, album by
PortraitOwen Brannigan voc, 1908-1973 GB
bass vocals, polyphemus
PortraitThurston Dart hps, 1921-1971 GB
harpsichord, continuo
Philomusica Of London CA
orchestra
David Galliver voc,
tenor vocals, damon
Producers
Julian Herbage liner notes
Winton Dean liner notes
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Acis And GalateaGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
2SinfoniaGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
3Chorus: Oh, The Pleasure Of The PlainsGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
4Recit.: Ye Verdant PlainsGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
5Air: Hush Ye Ptretty Warbling ChoirGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
6Air: Where Shall I Seek The Charming FairGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
7Air: Stay, Shepherd, StayGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
8Air: Shepherd, What Art Thou PursuingGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
9Reict.: Lo! Here My LoveGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
10Air.: Love In Her Eyes Sits PlayingGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
11Recit.: Oh! Didst Thou Know The Pains Of Absent LoveGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
12Air: As When The Dove Laments Her LoveGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
13Duet: Happy WeGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
14Chorus: Wretched LoversGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
15Recit.: I Rage, I Melt, I BurnGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
16Air: O Ruddier Than The CherryGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
17Recit.: Whither Fairest Art Thou RunningGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
18Air: Cease To Beauty To Be SuingGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
19Air: Would You Gain The Tender CreatureGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
20Recit.: His Hideous Love Provokes By RageGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
21Air: Love Sounds Th' AlarmGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
22Air: Consider Fond ShepherdGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
23Recit.: Cease, O Cease Thou Gentle YouthGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
24Trio: The Flocks Shall Leave The MountainsGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
25Recit.: Help, Galatea, HelpGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
26Chorus: Mourn All Ye MusesGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
27Solo And Chorus: Must I My Acis Still BemoanGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
28Recit.: 'Tis Done: Thus I Exert My Pow'r DivineGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
29Air: Heart Is The Seat Of Soft DelightGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
30Chorus: Galatea Dry Thy TearsGeorg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers
31Air: O Ruddier Than The Cherry (Alternative Version)Georg Friedrich Händel / Joan Sutherland / Peter Pears / Sir Adrian Boult, St. Anthony Singers3:20
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