Russell Oberlin: George Frideric Handel - Messiah (excerpts)

George Frideric Handel - Messiah (excerpts)
Highlights from Handel's Messiah
Adele Addison, Russell Oberlin, David Lloyd, William Warfield, Westminster Choir (John Finley-Williamson, dir.), New York Philarmonic - Leonard Bernstein, cond.
Columbia ML 6928 [LP, mono]
Columbia MS 6928 [LP, stereo]
CBS MYK 44875 [Cassette]
CBS LMYK 44875 [CD]
Sony Classics SK 38 481 [CD]


    George Frideric Handel: Messiah
  1. Air: Every valley shall be exalted
  2. Chorus: And the glory of the Lord
  3. Chorus: And He shall purify
  4. Air: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion
  5. Chorus: For unto us a child is born
  6. Air: He shall feed His flock
  7. Chorus: Lift up your heads
  8. Chorus: Allelujah
  9. Air: I know that my redeemer liveth
  10. Air: The trumpet shall sound
  11. Chorus: Worthy the lamb
    Blessing and nonour; Amen

Playing time: 52' 44"

Performers: Adele Addison (soprano), Russell Oberlin (countetenor), David Lloyd (tenor), William Warfield (baritone), Westminster Choir (John Finley-Williamson, dir), New York Philarmonic - Leonard Bernstein, cond.

Recording site and date:
Unknown [1957 or prior]

Other releases (compilation):
Columbia ML 242 (ML 5023-ML 5024) [LP, mono] Handel - Messiah
Columbia M2S603 (MS 6038-MS 6039) [LP, stereo] Handel - Messiah

Columbia "Masterworks" ML 5300 [LP, mono] Handel: Christmas Music
Columbia "Masterworks" MS 6020 [LP, stereo] Handel: Christmas Music
Columbia "Masterworks" ML 5346 [LP, mono] Handel - Messiah Easter Music
Columbia "Masterworks" MS 60451 [LP, stereo] Handel - Messiah Easter Music

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