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dc.typePerformance History
dc.coverage.season1985-86 Season
dc.coverage.venueHeinz Hall
dc.coverage.venuecountryUnited States of America
dc.contributor.conductorPage, Robert
dc.contributor.orchestraPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
dc.contributor.composerHandel, George Frideric
dc.description.movements1. Sinfonia; PART I.; 2. Arioso (Tenor): Comfort ye, my people; 3. Aria (Tenor): Ev'ry valley shall be exalted; 4. Chorus: And the Glory of the Lord; 5. Recitative (Bass): Thus saith the Lord; 6. Aria ( Version B, Bass): But who may abide the day; 7. Chorus: And he shall purify; 8. Recitative (Alto): Behold, a virgin shall conceive; 9. Air and Chorus (Alto): O thou that tellest good; tidings to Zion; 10. Arioso (Bass): For behold, darkness shall cover; the earth.; 11. Air (Bass): The people that walked in darkness; 12. Chorus: For unto us a Child is Born; 13. Pifa (Pastoral Symphony); 14. Recitative (Soprano): There were shepherds abiding;; 15. Arioso (Version A: Soprano): And lo, the angel; of the Lord; 16. Recitative (Soprano): And the angel said unto them; 17. Arioso (Soprano): And suddenly, there was with the; angel; 18. Chorus: Glory to God in the Highest; 19. Air (Version B: Soprano or Tenor): Rejoice greatly; 20. Recitative (Version B: Alto): Then shall the eyes; of the blind; 21. Air (Version B: Alto): He shall feed his flock; Air (Soprano): Come unto Him, all ye that labor; 22. Chorus: His yoke is easy, and His burthen is light; PART II; 23. Chorus: Behold the Lamb of God; 24. Air (Version A: Alto): He was despised; 25a Chorus: Surely He hath bourne our griefs; 25b Chorus: And with His stripes we are healed; 25c Chorus: All we like sheep have gone astray; 26. Arioso (Tenor or Soprano): All they that see Him; 27. Chorus: He trusted in God; 29. Recitative (Tenor or Soprano): Thy rebuke hath broken; His heart; 30. Airioso (Tenor or Soprano): Behold and see if there be; if there be any sorrow; 30. Recitative (Tenor or Soprano): He was cut off; 31. Air (Tenor or Soprano): But Thou didst not leave His; soul in Hell; 32. Chorus: Lift up your heads; 33. Recitative (Tenor or Soprano): Unto which of the angels; at any time; 34. Chorus: Let all the angels of God worship Him; 35. Air (Version A: Bass): Thou art gone up on high; 36. Chorus: The Lord gave the word; 37a Air (Version B: Soprano): How beautiful are the feet; 37b Chorus (Version B): Their sound is gone out; 38. Air (Version A: Bass): Why do the nations; so furiously rage; 39. Chorus: Let us break their bonds asunder; 40. Recitative (Tenor): He that dwelleth in Heaven; 41. Air (Version A: Tenor): Thou shalt break them; with a rod of iron; 42. Chorus: Hallelujah; PART III; 43. Air (Soprano): I know that my Redeemer liveth; 44. Chorus: Since by man came death; 45. Recitative (Bass): Behold, I tell you a mystery; 46. Air (Bass): The trumpet shall sound; 47. Recitative (Alto): Then shall be brought to pass; 48a Duet (Version A, B: Alto and Tenor): O death, where is; thy sting?; 48b Chorus: But thanks be to God; 49. Air (Soprano): If God be for us; 50a Chorus: Worthy is the Lamb.; 50b Chorus: Blessing and honor; 50c Chorus: Amen; Appendix (from 'Urtext' edition); 6. Air (Version A: Bass): But who may abide the day; 6. Air (Version C: Soprano): But who may abide the day; 15. Air (Version B: Soprano) But lo! the angel of the Lord; 19. Air (Version A: Soprano): Rejoice greatly; 20. Recitative (Version A: Soprano) Then shall the eyes...; 21. Air (Version A: Soprano): He shall feed his flock; 24. Air (Version B: Soprano): He was despised; 35. Air (Version B: Alto): Thou art gone up on high; 35. Air (Version C: Alto): Thou art gone up on high; 35. Air (Version D: Soprano): Thou art gone up on high; 37ab Air (Version A: Soprano) How beautiful are the feet; 37a Air (Version C: Alto): How beautiful are the feet; 37b Airoso (Version C: Tenor or Soprano): Their sound is; gone out; 37a Duet and Chorus (Version D: Soprano and Alto):; How beautiful are the feet; 37a. Duet and Chorus (Version E: Alto-2): How beautiful; are the feet; 38. Air-Recitative (Version B: Bass): Why do the nations; so furiously rage; 41. Recitative (Version B: Tenor): Thou shalt break them
dc.contributor.soloistMendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh

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