Arias and Ensembles from Oratorios

Toss’d from thought to thought ( Air)
(only 1757)
Soprano
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


A Serpent in my Bosom warm’d (Saul) ( Air)
Basso
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Ah! lovely Youth! (Michal) ( Air)
Soprano
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


An Infant rais’d by thy Command ( Air)
Soprano
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion ( Air and Chorus)
Alto
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


As great Jehovah lives (Saul) ( Air)
Basso
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Author of Peace (Merab) ( Air)
Soprano
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Birth and Fortune I despise! (Jonathan) ( Air)
Tenor
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Brave Jonathan his Bow ne’er drew (David) ( Air)
Alto
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


But sooner Jordan’s Stream, I swear (Jonathan) ( Air)
Tenor
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


But Thou didst not leave His soul in hell ( Air)
Tenor
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


But who may abide the day of His coming ( Air)
Alto
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


But who may abide the day of His coming ( Air)
Basso
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Capricious Man (Merab) ( Air)
Soprano
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Dread not, righteous Queen (Mordecai) ( Air)
Tenor
from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


Ev’ry valley shall be exalted ( Air)
Tenor
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Fell Rage and black Despair possest (Michal) ( Air)
Soprano
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Flatt’ring tongue (Esther) ( Air)
Soprano
from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


From Cities storm’d, and Battles won (Jonathan) ( Air)
Tenor
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


From this unhappy Day (David) ( Air)
Alto
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


He shall feed His flock like a shepherd ( Air)
Soprano
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


He sung Darius, great and good ( Air)
Soprano
from Alexander's Feast HWV 75
BA 4001


He was despised ( Air)
Alto
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Hope, a pure and lasting treasure ( Air)
Soprano
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


How art thou fall’n (Haman) ( Air)
Basso
from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


How beautiful are the feet of them ( Air)
Alto
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


How beautiful are the feet of them ( Air)
Soprano
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


How can I stay (Assuerus) ( Air)
Tenor
from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


I know that my Redeemer liveth ( Air)
Soprano
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


If God be for us who can be against us ( Air)
Soprano
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Impious Wretch, of Race accurst (David) ( Air)
Alto
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


In sweetest Harmony (David) ( Air)
Alto
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Infernal Spirits (Witch) ( Air)
Tenor
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


May balmy peace (2nd Israelite woman) ( Air)
Soprano
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


My Soul rejects the Thought with Scorn (Merab) ( Air)
Soprano
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


No, no, cruel Father, no (Jonathan) ( Air)
Tenor
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


No, no, let the Guilty tremble (Michal) ( Air)
Soprano
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


O beauteous Queen (Assuerus) ( Air)
Tenor
from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


O Godlike Youth! (Michal) ( Air)
Soprano
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


O Jordan, Jordan (3rd Israelite) ( Air)
Alto
from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


O King, your Favours with Delight I take (David) ( Air)
Alto
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


O let it not in Gath be heard (David) ( Air)
Alto
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


O Lord, whose Mercies numberless(David) ( Air)
Alto
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


O Lord, whose Providence Ever wakes for their Defe ( Air)
Tenor
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Pluck root and branch (Haman) ( Air)
Basso
from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


Praise the Lord (Israelite woman) ( Air)
Soprano
from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion ( Air)
Soprano
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Revenge, Timotheus cries ( Air)
Basso
from Alexander's Feast HWV 75
BA 4001


Sacred raptures (High Priest) ( Air)
Tenor
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


See, see, with what a scornful Air (Michal) ( Air)
Soprano
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Sin not, O King, against the Youth (Jonathan) ( Air)
Tenor
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Sing songs of praise (2nd Israelite) ( Air)
Tenor
from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


Such haughty Beauties (David) ( Air)
Alto
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Tears, assist me (Esther) ( Air)
Soprano
from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


The enemy said ( Air)
Tenor
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


The people that walked in darkness ( Air)
Basso
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


The Prince, unable to conceal his pain ( Air)
Soprano
from Alexander's Feast HWV 75
BA 4001


The princes applaud with a furios joy ( Air)
Tenor
from Alexander's Feast HWV 75
BA 4001


The trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be rai ( Air)
Basso
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Their land brought forth frogs ( Air)
Alto
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Thou art gone up on high ( Air)
Alto
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Thou art gone up on high ( Air)
Basso
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Thou art gone up on high ( Air)
Soprano
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Thou dids’t blow ( Air)
Soprano
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron ( Air)
Tenor
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Thou shalt bring them in (in E major) ( Air)
Alto
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Thou shalt bring them in (in G major) ( Air)
Soprano
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Trost, ein reiner, fester Reichtum ( Air)
Soprano
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Tune your harps (1st Israelite) ( Air)
Tenor
from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


War, he sung, is toil and trouble ( Air)
Soprano
from Alexander's Feast HWV 75
BA 4001


What abject Thoughts a Prince can have (Merab) ( Air)
Soprano
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


What tho’ I trace (Joseph) ( Air)
Mezzosoprano
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


When the sun o’er yonder hills (1st Israelite wom ( Air)
Soprano
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


While yet thy Tide of Blood runs high (High Priest ( Air)
Tenor
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Why do the nations so furiously rage together ( Air)
Basso
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


With Rage I shall burst his Praises to hear! (Saul ( Air)
Basso
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


With ravish’d ears the monarch hears ( Air)
Soprano
from Alexander's Feast HWV 75
BA 4001


Your Words, O King (David) ( Air)
Alto
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Bacchus, ever fair and young ( Air and Chorus)
Basso, Choir
from Alexander's Feast HWV 75
BA 4001


Happy, happy, happy pair! ( Air and Chorus)
Tenor, Choir
from Alexander's Feast HWV 75
BA 4001


Thais led the way ( Air and Chorus)
Soprano, Choir
from Alexander's Feast HWV 75
BA 4001


Behold, and see if there be any sorrow (Arioso)
Tenor
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


But lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them (Arioso)
Soprano
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Jehovah crown’d (3rd Israelite) (Arioso)
Alto
from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


Softly sweet in Lydian measures (Arioso)
Soprano
from Alexander's Feast HWV 75
BA 4001


Their sound is gone out into all lands (Arioso)
Tenor
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Thy right hand (without “Thou sentest forth”) ( Chorus)
(continuation)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


And Israel saw the great work ( Chorus)
(da capo)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


The Lord shall reign ( Chorus)
(da capo)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


He gave them hailstones ( Chorus)
(shortened)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Thy right hand (without “Thou sentest forth”) ( Chorus)
(shortened)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Who is like unto thee (without “Thou stretchest ou ( Chorus)
(shortened)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


All we like sheep have gone astray ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


And He shall purify ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


And Israel saw the great work ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


And the glory, the glory of the Lord ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


And with His stripes we are healed ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


And with the blast ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Behold the Lamb of God ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Behold, Darius great and good ( Chorus)

from Alexander's Feast HWV 75
BA 4001


But as for his people ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


But thanks be to God ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


David his Ten Thousands slew ( Chorus)

from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Eagles were not so swift as they ( Chorus)

from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Egypt was glad ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Envy! Eldestborn of Hell! ( Chorus)

from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


For unto us a Child is born ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Gird on thy Sword ( Chorus)

from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Glory to God in the highest ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


He comes, he comes ( Chorus)

from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


He deliver’d the poor ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


He gave them hailstones ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


He is my God ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


He put on righteousness ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


He rebuked the Red Sea ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


He sent a thick darkness ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


He smote all the firstborn ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


He spake the word ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


He trusted in God ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


His yoke is easy, His burthen is light ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


How excellent thy Name, O Lord ( Chorus)

from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


How is the mighty fall’n ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Introitus Moses and the children of Israel ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Is there a Man ( Chorus)

from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Let all the angels of God worship Him ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Let us break their bonds asunder ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Lift up your heads ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Moses and the children of Israel ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Mourn, Israel ( Chorus)

from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


O fatal Consequence of Rage ( Chorus)

from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


of Israelites Your harps and cymbals sound ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Preserve him for the Glory of thy Name ( Chorus)

from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Save us, O Lord! ( Chorus)

from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


Shall we of servitude complain? ( Chorus)

from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


Shall we the God of Israel fear? ( Chorus)

from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


Since by man came death ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Surely, He hath borne our griefs and carried our s ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


The depths have cover’d them ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


The list’ning crowd ( Chorus)

from Alexander's Feast HWV 75
BA 4001


The Lord gave the word ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


The Lord hath given strength ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


The Lord shall reign ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


The many rend the skies ( Chorus)

from Alexander's Feast HWV 75
BA 4001


The merciful goodness of the Lord ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


The people shall hear ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


The people will tell of their wisdom ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


The righteous shall be ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


The sons of Israel do mourn ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


The Youth inspir’d by Thee, O Lord ( Chorus)

from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Their bodies are buried in peace ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Their sound is gone out into all lands ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


They loathed to drink ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


They shall receive a glorious kingdom ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Thy right hand ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Virtue, truth, and innocence ( Chorus)

from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


Welcome, welcome mighty King! ( Chorus)

from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


When the ear heard him ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Who is like unto thee ( Chorus)

from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Worthy is the Lamb, that was slain ( Chorus)

from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Ye sons of Israel, mourn ( Chorus)

from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


The Lord is my strength ( Duet)
Soprano
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


At Persecution I can laugh (David, Michal) ( Duet)
Alto, Soprano
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


He shall feed His flock like a shepherd ( Duet)
Alto, Soprano
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


O death, where is thy sting? ( Duet)
Alto, Tenor
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


O Fairest of ten thousand Fair (Michal, David) ( Duet)
Soprano, Alto
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


The Lord is a man of war ( Duet)
Basso
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


The Lord is my strength ( Duet)
Soprano
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Thou in thy mercy ( Duet)
Alto, Tenor
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Who calls my parting soul (Esther, Assuerus) ( Duet)
Soprano, Tenor
from Esther HWV 50
BA 4047


How beautiful are the feet of Him ( Duet and Chorus)
Alto
from The Messiah HWV 56
BA 4012


Sing ye to the Lord ( Solo and Chorus)
(shortened)
Soprano
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


And the children of Israel sigh’d ( Solo and Chorus)
Alto
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Let old Timotheus yield the prize ( Solo and Chorus)

from Alexander's Feast HWV 75
BA 4001


O schwerer Tag! (David) ( Solo and Chorus)
Alto
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


Singet nun dem Herrn ( Solo and Chorus)
Soprano
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


To God, our strength (Israelite man) ( Solo and Chorus)
Basso
from Israel in Egypt HWV 54
BA 4063


Along the Monster Atheist strode (Trio)
Alto, Tenor, Basso
from Saul HWV 53
BA 4020


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