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"Music for Queen Caroline" : Te Deum and Coronation Anthem. Funeral Anthem

Les Arts Florissants, William Christie
1 CD

Excerpt:Vouchsafe O Lord

The wife of George II of England, a woman of great beauty and a defender of both science and the arts, Caroline of Ansbach was also a patron and close friend of Handel. The works recorded here were composed for the major royal ceremonies which marked the life of this beloved queen.

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GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL [1685-1759] The King shall rejoice, Coronation anthem HWV 260 · I. The King Shall Rejoice (2'41) · II. Exceeding Glad Shall He Be (3'09) · III. Glory And Worship Hast Thou Laid Upon Him (2'15) · IV. Alleluja (2'29) Te Deum "Queen Caroline", HWV 280 in D Major / Ré majeur · I. We Praise thee, O God (2'35) · II. The glorious Company of the Apostles (3'18) · III. When thou tookest upom thee (4'13) · IV. Day by day we magnify you (1'03) · V. Vouchsafe O Lord (2'56) · VI. O Lord in thee I have trusted (1'09) The Ways of Zion Do Mourn "Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline", HWV 264 · I. Symphony (2'07) · II. The ways of Zion do mourn (6'20) · III. How are the mighty fall n (1'38) · IV. She put on righteousness (2'54) · V. When The Ear Heard Her (4'07) · VI. How Are The Migthy Fall'n! (Choeur 2) (0'52) · VII. She Deliver'd The Poor That Cried (7'08) · VIII. How Are The Migthy Fall'n! (Choeur 3) (0'54) · IX. The Righteous Shall Be Had (3'25) · X. Their Bodies Are Buried In Peace (5'38) · XI. The People Will Tell Of Their Wisdom (2'06) · XII. They Shall Receive A Glorious Kingdom (4'02) · XIII. The Merciful Goodness Of The Lord (4'50)

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