George Frideric Handel

Tercentenary Concert

BBC Radio Classics 15656 91522

Track listing

  1. Zadok the Priest
  2. Eternal source of light divine
  3. Tamerlano - Overture
  4. Dead March from Saul
  5. When the ear heard him
    quartet from the funeral anthem for Queen Caroline
  6. He delivered the poor that cried
    chorus from the funeral anthem for Queen Caroline
  7. His body is buried in peace
    chorus from the funeral anthem for Queen Caroline
  8. Glory be to the Father
  9. As it was in the beginning
    choruses from Utrecht Jubilate

10-16 Concerto a due cori in B flat major

  1. Overture
  2. Allegro ma non troppo
  3. Allegro
  4. Lento
  5. A tempo ordinario
  6. Moderato
  7. Menuet - Allegro
  1. Waft her Angels to the skies from Jeptha

18-21 Organ Concerto no. 11 in G minor

  1. Allegro ma non troppo
  2. Andante Larghetto
  3. Menuet
  4. Gavotte
  1. Hallelujah


Pauline Tinsley (Soprano)
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor)
James Bowman (Countertenor)
David Wilson-Johnson (Baritone)
Simon Preston (Organ)
Crispian Steele-Perkins (Natural Trumpet)

London Philharmonic Choir

Westminster Abbey Choir

English Chamber Orchestra

Raymond Leppard

TT 73:20

Recording - Handel Tercentenary Concert, Westminster Abbey, London ; 23 February 1985

Jane Pattle
Last Updated 21 October 1997