The Oratorio Anthology
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The Oratorio Anthology

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by Hal Leonard Corporation

Composed by Various. Arranged by Richard Walters.

The Vocal Library Soprano. Vocal Collection. Voicing/Format: Soprano. 8.5x11 inches. 224 pages. Published by Hal Leonard Corporation. (HL.00747058)

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This is the most serious and useful collection yet published of solo arias from oratorios, masses and cantatas. The literature was confined to work by major composers, and by-passes the dated oratorio literature found in previous collections. The most famous music is here, and so is interesting and less famous music by masters. There are new music engravings for each aria, and extensive historical notes and translations. Solo instrumental obbligato parts, which can be cut from the book, are included on appropriate selections.

Songs Include:

  • Auf starem Fittige from The Creation (Haydn)
  • Bid the Virtues, bid the Graces from Come ye Sons of Art (Purcell)
  • Blute nur, du liebes Herz from St. Matthew Passion (bach)
  • Cujus animam gementem from Stabat Mater (Pergolesi)
  • Domine Deus from Gloria (Vivaldi)
  • Hear ye, Israel! from Elijah (Mendelssohn)
  • I know that my Redeemer liveth from Messiah (Handel)
  • Ich folge dir gleichfalls from St. John Passion (Bach)
  • If God be for us from Messiah (Handel)
  • Inflammatus et accensus from Stabat Mater (Rossini)
  • Laudamus te from Mass in C minor (Mozart)
  • Laudate Dominum from Vesperae Solennes de Confessore (Mozart)
  • Let the bright Seraphim from SAMSON (Handel)
  • Mein gläubiges Herze from Cantata No. 68 (Bach)
  • Nun beut die Flur from The Creation (Haydn)
  • Nur ein Wink von seinem Händen from Christmas Oratorio (Bach)
  • O liberty, thou choicest treasure from Judas Maccabæus (Handel)
  • Oh! had I Jubal's lyre from Joshua (Handel)
  • Pie Jesu from REQUIEM (Faure)
  • Preist der Erlösers Güte from Christ on the Mount of Olives (Beethoven)
  • Quia respexit from Magnificat (Bach)
  • Quis non posset from Stabat Mater (Haydn)
  • Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion from Messiah (Handel)
  • Seufzer, Thränen, Kummer, Noth from Cantata No. 21 (Bach)
  • Tune the soft melodious lute from Jephtha (Handel)
  • Vidit suum dulcem natum from Stabat Mater (Pergolesi)
  • Welche Labung für die Sinne from The Seasons (Haydn)
  • Zerfliesse, mein Herze from St. John Passion (Bach)

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