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HANDEL, G.F.: Semele (Sung in German) [Opera] (Werner)


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Disc 1

Semele, HWV 58 (Sung in German)- 02:46:02
1 Act I: Overture 00:05:46
2 Act I: Gavotte 00:02:10
3 Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Behold! Auspicious flashes rise (Priest) 00:02:15
4 Act I Scene 1: Lucky omens bless our rites (Chorus) 00:04:25
5 Act I Scene 1: Recitative and Aria: Daughter, obey, Hear and obey! (Cadmus, Athamas) 00:01:12
6 Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Ah me, ah me! What refuge now is left me? - Aria: O Jove! In pity teach me which to choose (Semele) 00:02:43
7 Act I Scene 1: The morning lark to mine accords his note (Semele) 00:05:01
8 Act I Scene 1: Recitative: See, she blushing turns her eyes (Athamas) 00:00:25
9 Act I Scene 1: Hymen, haste, thy torch prepare (Athamas) 00:05:00
10 Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Alas, she yields, and has undone me! (Ino, Athamas, Semele) 00:00:47
11 Act I Scene 1: Quartet: Why dost thou thus untimely grieve (Cadmus, Ino, Athamas, Semele) 00:02:30
12 Act I Scene 1: Chorus: Avert these omens, all ye pow'rs! (Chorus) 00:02:35
13 Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Again auspicious flashes rise (Cadmus) 00:01:04
14 Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Thy aid, pronubial Juno, Athamas implores! (Athamas, Semele) 00:00:13
15 Act I Scene 1: Chorus: Cease, cease your vows, 'tis impious to proceed (Chorus) 00:00:38
16 Act I Scene 2: Recitative: O Athamas, what torture hast thou borne! (Athamas) 00:00:28
17 Act I Scene 2: Aria: Turn, hopeless lover, turn thy eye (Ino) 00:06:07
18 Act I Scene 2: Recitative: She weeps! (Athamas) 00:00:33
19 Act I Scene 2: Aria: Your tuneful voice my tale would tell (Athamas) 00:03:46
20 Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Too well I see, Thou wilt not understand me (Ino, Athamas) 00:00:50
21 Act I Scene 2: Duet: You've undone me - With my life I would atone (Ino, Athamas) 00:03:20
22 Act I Scene 3: Recitative: Ah, wretched prince, doom'd to disastrous love! (Cadmus, Athamas) 00:00:47
23 Act I Scene 3: Accompagnato: Wing'd with our fears and pious haste (Cadmus) 00:01:11
24 Act I Scene 4: See, see, Jove's Priests and holy Augurs come (Athamas, Ino, Cadmus) 00:00:40
25 Act I Scene 4: Hail, Cadmus, hail! Jove salutes the Theban King (Chorus) 00:01:54
26 Act I Scene 4: Aria and Chorus: Endless pleasure, endless love (Semele, Chorus) 00:06:14

Disc 2

Semele, HWV 58 (Sung in German)- 02:46:02
1 Act II: Symphony 00:01:42
2 Act II Scene 1: Recitative: Iris, impatient of thy stay (Juno, Iris) 00:00:46
3 Act II Scene 1: Aria: There, from mortal cares retiring (Iris) 00:03:54
4 Act II Scene 1: Recitative: No more, I'll hear no more! (Juno) 00:00:08
5 Act II Scene 1: Accompagnato: Awake, Saturnia, from thy lethargy! (Juno) 00:02:18
6 Act II Scene 1: Aria: Hence, Iris, hence away (Juno) 00:03:43
7 Act II Scene 2: Aria: O sleep, why dost thou leave me? (Semele) 00:02:43
8 Act II Scene 3: Recitative: Let me not another moment bear the pangs of absence (Semele) 00:00:20
9 Act II Scene 3: Lay your doubts and fears aside (Jupiter) 00:02:17
10 Act II Scene 3: Recitative: You are mortal and require time to rest (Jupiter) 00:00:24
11 Act II Scene 3: Aria: With fond desiring (Semele) 00:03:41
12 Act II Scene 3: Chorus: How engaging, how endearing (Chorus) 00:03:47
13 Act II Scene 3: Recitative: Ah me! - Why sighs my Semele? (Semele, Jupiter) 00:01:21
14 Act II Scene 3: Aria: I must with speed amuse her (Jupiter) 00:02:46
15 Act II Scene 3: Chorus: Now Love that everlasting boy invites (Chorus) 00:02:51
16 Act II Scene 3: Recitative: By my command (Jupiter, Semele) 00:01:10
17 Act II Scene 3: Aria: Where'er you walk (Jupiter) 00:03:33
18 Act II Scene 4: Recitative: Dear sister, how was your passage hither? (Semele, Ino) 00:00:43
19 Act II Scene 4: Aria: But hark, the heav'nly sphere turns round (Ino) 00:01:35
20 Act II Scene 4: Duet: Prepare then, ye immortal choir! (Semele, Ino) 00:02:09
21 Act II Scene 4: Chorus: Bless the glad earth with heav'nly lays (Chorus) 00:03:20

Disc 3

Semele, HWV 58 (Sung in German)- 02:46:02
1 Act III: Symphony 00:01:38
2 Act III Scene 1: Recitative: Somnus, awake! Eaise thy reclining head! (Juno, Iris) 00:00:40
3 Act III Scene 1: Aria: Leave me, loathsome light (Somnus) 00:03:01
4 Act III Scene 1: Recitative: Dull God, canst thou attend the water's fall (Iris, Juno) 00:00:30
5 Act III Scene 1: Aria: More sweet is that name (Somnus) 00:01:44
6 Act III Scene 1: Recitative: My will obey, She shall be thine (Juno, Somnus) 00:01:21
7 Act III Scene 1: Duet: Obey my will (Juno) - All I must grant (Somnus) 00:02:04
8 Act III Scene 2: Aria: My racking thoughts by no kind slumbers freed (Semele) 00:02:30
9 Act III Scene 3: Recitative: Thus shap'd like Ino (Juno, Semele) 00:01:28
10 Act III Scene 3: Aria: Myself I shall adore (Semele) 00:04:51
11 Act III Scene 3: Recitative: Be wise, as you are beautiful (Juno, Semele) - Conjure him by his oath (Juno) 00:00:29
12 Act II Scene 2: Accompagnato: Conjure him by his oath (Juno) 00:01:12
13 Act III Scene 3: Aria: Thus let my thanks be pa'd (Semele) 00:02:21
14 Act III Scene 3: Recitative: Rich odours fill the fragrant air (Juno, Semele) 00:00:22
15 Act III Scene 4: Aria: Come to my arms, my lovely fair (Jupiter) 00:02:42
16 Act III Scene 4: Recitative: O Semele! Why art thou thus insensible? (Jupiter) 00:00:16
17 Act III Scene 4: Aria: I ever am granting, you always complain (Semele) 00:02:43
18 Act III Scene 4: Recitative: Speak, speak your desire (Jupiter, Semele) - By that tremendous flood, I swear (Jupiter) 00:00:13
19 Act III: Accompagnato: By that tremendous flood, I swear (Jupiter) 00:00:36
20 Act III Scene 4: Recitative: You'll grant what I require? (Semele, Jupiter) 00:00:31
21 Act III Scene 4: Aria: Ah, take heed what you press! (Jupiter) 00:01:34
22 Act III Scene 4: No, no, I'll take no less (Semele) 00:02:53
23 Act III Scene 5: Recitative: Ah, whither is she gone! (Jupiter) 00:02:57
24 Act III Scene 6: Aria: Above measure is the pleasure, which my revenge supplies! (Juno) 00:02:28
25 Act III Scene 7: Recitative: Ah me! Too late I now repent (Semele) 00:02:56
26 Act III Scene 8: Recitative: Of my ill-boding dream (Ino) 00:00:11
27 Act III Scene 8: Chorus: Oh, terror and astonishment! (Chorus) 00:03:30
28 Act III Scene 8: Recitative: How I was hence remov'd (Ino, Cadmus, Athamas) 00:00:40
29 Act III Scene 8: Despair no more shall wound me (Athamus) 00:03:30
30 Act III Scene 8: Recitative: See from above the bellying clouds descend (Cadmus) 00:00:20
31 Act III: Symphony 00:01:49
32 Act III Scene the last: Recitative: Apollo comes, to relieve your care (Apollo) 00:00:51
33 Act III Scene the last: Chorus: Happy, happy shall we be (Chorus) 00:03:26