George Frideric Handel

Birthday ode for Queen Anne

Anthem for the Foundling Hospital

Joseph Haydn

Missa Brevis in F Major

L'Oiseau-Lyre 421 654-2

Track listing

George Frideric Handel

1-7 Birthday ode for Queen Anne

  1. Eternal source of light divine
  2. Let all the winged race with joy
  3. Let flocks and herds their fear forget
  4. Let rolling streams their gladness show
  5. Kind health descends on downy wings
  6. Let envy then conceal her head
  7. United nations shall combine

8-14 Anthem for the Foundling Hospital

  1. Blessed are they that considereth the poor and needy
  2. Blessed are they...They deliver the poor that crieth
  3. O God, who from the sucklings mouth
  4. The charitable shall be held in everlasting rememberance
  5. Comfort them, O Lord, when they are sick
  6. The people will tell of their wisdom
  7. Hallelujah!

Joseph Haydn

15-20 Missa Brevis in F Major

  1. Kyrie
  2. Gloria
  3. Credo
  4. Benedictus
  5. Agnus Dei


Emma Kirkby & Judith Nelson (Sopranos)
Shirley Minty (Contralto)
James Bowman (Countertenor)
Martyn Hill (Tenor)
David Thomas (Bass)

The Academy of Ancient Music

Christopher Hogwood

TT 69:02

Recording - 1-14 All Saints Church, Tooting, London ; December 1977
15-20 St Jude's Church, Hampstead Garden Suburb ; July 1977

Jane Pattle
Last Updated 21 October 1997
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