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Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
Messiah

Album UK 1965 on His Master's Voice label
Classical (Baroque, Oratorio)

First cat# on front cover. 2nd on spine. 3rd on booklet. Box set includes a 12" 20-page booklet. Box set inside left with a glued sticker. Sticker info: Stereo records play conditions info text. "Made and Printed in Great Britain" "Box by M. Fish & Son (1942) Ltd." Booklet info: Credited liner notes in English; © Charles Enderby, 1965. "SAN 146-148 (stereo)". "Stereo Library Series No. SLS 915/3"~ ℗ 1965 One triple box with the logos of: "His Master's Voice" (nipper), "EMI" (world) and "Angel". "EMI Records Limited (Controlled by Electric & Musical Industries Ltd.)" Made and printed in Great Britain by Ernest J. Day & Co. Ltd., London. Spine string: " Handel Messiah Klemperer SAN 146-8 SLS 915/3" Center-labels info: HMV Angel 2nd series gold label with color Nipper "postage stamp" logo (centre top). Angel logo above Nipper logo (centre top). EMI Logo centre bottom. "℗ 1965" at 9 o'clock. Rim text message in English with "The Gramophone Co Ltd" at 8 o'clock. "Made in Gt. Britain" on bottom, with "Sold in U.K. subject to resale price conditions. See price lists" on sides A & B (Record 1) only.

     
Musicians
PortraitGeorg Friedrich Händel 1685-1759 GB
album by
PortraitElisabeth Schwarzkopf voc, 1915-2006 DE
soprano vocals, album by
PortraitGrace Hoffman voc, 1921-2008 DE
contralto vocals, album by
PortraitNicolai Gedda voc, 1925-2017 SE
tenor vocals, album by
PortraitJerome Hines voc, 1921-2003 US
bass vocals, album by
PortraitPhilharmonia Chorus
chorus, album by
PortraitWilhelm Pitz 1897-1973 DE
album by
PortraitPhilharmonia Orchestra
orchestra, album by
PortraitOtto Klemperer 1885-1973 DE
conductor, album by
Raymond Clark vc,
cello, continuo
James Merrett cb,
double bass, continuo
Otto Freudenthal p, 1934-2015 SE
harpsichord, continuo
Ralph Downes org, 1904-1993 GB
organ
PortraitDavid Mason tr, GB
trumpet, solo
Producers
Wilhelm Pitz chorus master
Charles Enderby liner notes
Leonardo Da Vinci painting, cover
Godfrey MacDomnic photography by
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
2Part One: God's ProphecyGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
3Sinfony (Grave-Allegro Moderato)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
4Recitative (Larghetto E Piano): Comfort Ye, Comfort Ye My People (Tenor)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
5Aria (Andante): Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Exalted (Tenor)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
6Chorus (Allegro): And The Glory Of The LordGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
7Recitative: Thus Saith The Lord (Bass)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
8Aria (Larghetto—Prestisimo): But Who May Abide The Day Of His Coming (Bass)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
9Chorus: And He Shall PurifyGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
10Recitativ: Behold! A Virgin Shall Conceive (Contralto)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
11Aria (Andante): O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings To Zion (Contralto)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
12Chorus: O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings To ZionGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
13Recitative (Andante Larghetto): For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover The Earth (Bass)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
14Aria (Larghetto): The People That Walked In Darkness (Bass)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
15Chorus (Andante Allegro): For Unto Us A Child Is BornGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
16The Christmas MessageGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
17Pastoral Synphony (Larghetto E Mezzo Piano)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
18Recitatives: There Were Shepherds Abiding In The Fields (Soprano); And Lo, The Angel Of The Lord Came Upon Them (Soprano); And The Angel Said Unto Them (Soprano); And Sunddenly There Was With The Angel (SopranoGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
19Chorus (Allegro, Da Lontano E Un Poco Piano): Glory To God In The HighestGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
20Aria (Allegro): Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter Os Zion (Soprano)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
21Recitative: Then Shall The Eyes Of The Blind Be Opene'd (Soprano)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
22Aria (Larghetto E Piano): He Shall Feed His Flock Like A Shepherd (Soprano)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
23Chorus (Allegro): His Yoke Is Easy, His Burthen Is LightGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
24 Part Two (Christ's Sacrifice And Rejection)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
25Chorus (Largo): Behold The Lamb Of GodGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
26Aria (Largo): He Was Despised And Rejected Of Men (Contralto)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
27Chorus (Largo E Staccato): Surely, He Hath Borne Our GriefsGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
28Chorus (Alla Breve, Moderato): And With His Stripes We Are HealedGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
29Chorus (Allegro Moderato—Adagio): All We Like Sheep Have Gone AstrayGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
30Recitative (Larghetto): All They That See Him, Laugh Him To Scorn (Tenor)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
31 Chorus (Allegro): He Trusted In GodGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
32Recitative (Largo): Thy Rebuke Hath Broken His Heart (Tenor)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
33Aria (Largo E Piano): Behold, And See If There Be Any Sorrow (Tenor)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
34Recitative: He Was Cut Off Out Of The Land Of The Living (Tenor)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
35Aria (Andante Larghetto): But Thou Did'st Not Leave His Soul In Hell (Tenor)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
36Chorus (A Tempo Ordinario): Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye GatesGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
37Chorus (Andante Allegro): The Lord Gave The WordGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
38Aria (Larghetto): How Beautiful Are The Feet (Soprano)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
39Chorus (A Tempo Ordinario): Their Sound Is Gone Out Into All LandsGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
40Aria (Allegro): Why Do The Nations So Furiously Rage Together (Bass)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
41 Chorus (Allegro E Staccato): Let Us Break Their Bonds AsunderGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
42 Recitative: He That Dwelleth In Heaven (Tenor)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
43 Aria (Andante): Thou Shall Break Them With A Rod Of Iron (Tenor)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
44 Chorus (Allegro): Hallelujah!Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
45 Part Three (Christ Triumphant)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
46 Aria (Larghetto): I Know That My Redeemer Liveth (Soprano)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
47 Chorus (Grave—Allegro): Since By Man Came DeathGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
48 Recitative: Behold, I Tell You A Mystery (Bass)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
49 Aria (Pomposo, Ma Non Allegro): The Trumpet Shall Sound (Bass)Georg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
50 Chorus (Largo—Andante—Larghetto): Worthy Is The LambGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
51 Chorus (Allegro Moderato): AmenGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Grace Hoffman, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines - Philharmonia Chorus, Wilhelm Pitz - Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer

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