Disc 1
1
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Symphony - Allegro (Live)
English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
4:05
2
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Symphony - Larghetto (Live)
English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
1:52
3
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Symphony - Allegro (Live)
English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:46
4
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Symphony - Andante larghetto (Live)
English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
3:15
5
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "How excellent thy name, O Lord" (Live)
The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:44
6
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "An infant rais'd by thy command...Along the monster atheist strode" (Live)
Derek Lee Ragin, Ruth Holton, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:31
7
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "The youth inspir'd by Thee, O Lord" (Live)
The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
1:50
8
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "How excellent thy name, O Lord" (Live)
The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:19
9
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "He comes...O godlike youth!" (Live)
Lynne Dawson, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
3:06
10
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "Behold, O King, the brave victorious youth" (Live)
Derek Lee Ragin, Philip Slane, Alastair Miles, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:45
11
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "O King, your favours with delight I take...O early piety! (Live)
Derek Lee Ragin, John Mark Ainsley, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
5:15
12
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "What abject thoughts a Prince can have...Yet think, on whom this honour you bestow" (Live)
Donna Brown, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:27
13
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "Birth and fortune I despise!" (Live)
John Mark Ainsley, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
4:05
14
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "Go on, illustrious pair!...While yet thy tide of blood runs high" (Live)
Neil Mackie, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:31
15
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "Thou, Merab, first in birth... My soul rejects the thought...See, see with what a scornful air... Ah! lovely youth!" (Live)
Alastair Miles, Donna Brown, Lynne Dawson, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
3:22
16
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - Symphony..."Already see the daughters...Welcome, welcome mighty King!" (Live)
Lynne Dawson, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:46
17
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "What do I hear?... David his ten thousands slew...To him ten thousands!" (Live)
Alastair Miles, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
1:09
18
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "With rage I shall burst his praises to hear!" (Live)
Alastair Miles, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
1:20
19
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "Imprudent women!" (Live)
John Mark Ainsley, Lynne Dawson, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:39
20
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "Fell rage and black despair possessed" (Live)
Lynne Dawson, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:34
21
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "This but the smallest part of harmony...By thee this universal frame" (Live)
Neil Mackie, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:35
22
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "Rack'd with infernal pains" (Live)
Philip Slane, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:12
23
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "O Lord, whose mercies"...Symphony (Live)
Derek Lee Ragin, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
5:09
24
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "'Tis all in vain...A serpent in my bosom warm'd...Has he escaped my rage?" (Live)
John Mark Ainsley, Alastair Miles, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:17
25
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "Capricious man" (Live)
Donna Brown, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
3:37
26
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "O filial piety!" (Live)
John Mark Ainsley, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
1:22
27
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "No, no cruel father, no!" (Live)
John Mark Ainsley, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
1:33
28
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "O Lord, whose providence ever wakes for their defence" (Live)
Neil Mackie, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
1:35
29
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 1 - "Preserve him for the glory of thy name" (Live)
The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:51
30
Audience Applause Act 1 (Live)
The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:24
Disc 2
1
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "Envy! Eldestborn of hell! (Live)
The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:48
2
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "Ah! dearest friend" (Live)
John Mark Ainsley, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:32
3
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "But sooner Jordan's stream, I swear" (Live)
John Mark Ainsley, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:08
4
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "O strange vicissitude!" (Live)
Derek Lee Ragin, John Mark Ainsley, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:46
5
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "Such haughty beauties" (Live)
Derek Lee Ragin, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
4:17
6
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "My father comes...Hast thou obey'd my orders" (Live)
John Mark Ainsley, Alastair Miles, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:44
7
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "Sin not, o King, against the youth" (Live)
John Mark Ainsley, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:09
8
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "As great Jehovah lives" (Live)
Alastair Miles, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
1:17
9
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "From cities storm'd, and battles won" (Live)
John Mark Ainsley, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:13
10
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "Appear, my friend" (Live)
John Mark Ainsley, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:30
11
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "Your words, O King...Yes he shall wed my daughter!" (Live)
Derek Lee Ragin, Alastair Miles, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
1:24
12
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "A Father's will" (Live)
Lynne Dawson, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:27
13
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "O fairest of ten thousand fair... Is there a man" (Live)
Derek Lee Ragin, The Monteverdi Choir, Lynne Dawson, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
4:05
14
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - Symphony (Live)
English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
4:06
15
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "Thy father is as cruel" (Live)
Derek Lee Ragin, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:33
16
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "At persecution I can laugh" (Live)
Derek Lee Ragin, Lynne Dawson, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
1:14
17
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "Whom dost thou seek?" (Live)
Lynne Dawson, Simon Oberst, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:30
18
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "No, no, let the guilty tremble" (Live)
Lynne Dawson, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
1:27
19
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "Mean as he was" (Live)
Donna Brown, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:49
20
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "Author of peace" (Live)
Donna Brown, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
3:10
21
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - Symphony (Live)
English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
1:13
22
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "The time at length is come...Where is the son of Jesse" (Live)
Alastair Miles, John Mark Ainsley, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
1:33
23
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 2 - "O fatal consequence of rage" (Live)
The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
5:36
Disc 3
1
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - "Wretch that I am...'Tis said, here lives a woman...With me what would'st thou?" (Live)
Alastair Miles, Philip Salmon, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
3:45
2
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - "Infernal Spirits" (Live)
Philip Salmon, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:13
3
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - "Why hast thou forc'd me from the realms of peace" (Live)
Richard Savage, Alastair Miles, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
3:02
4
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - Symphony (Live)
English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:35
5
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - "Whence comest thou?...Impious wretch, of race accurst" (Live)
Derek Lee Ragin, Philip Slane, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:38
6
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - March (Live)
English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
3:05
7
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - "Mourn Israel" (Live)
The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
3:24
8
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - "O let it not in Gath be heard" (Live)
Neil Mackie, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:06
9
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - "From this unhappy day" (Live)
Donna Brown, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:52
10
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - "Brave Jonathan his bow ne'er drew" (Live)
Derek Lee Ragin, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
2:23
11
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - "Eagles were not so swift as they" (Live)
The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:21
12
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - "In sweetest harmony" (Live)
Lynne Dawson, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
4:28
13
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - "O fatal Day" (Live)
Derek Lee Ragin, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
4:40
14
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - "Ye men of Judah, weep no more" (Live)
Neil Mackie, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:27
15
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3 - "Gird on thy sword" (Live)
The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
5:17
16
Audience Applause Act 3 (Live)
The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
0:28