Handel's Messiah, Part I and Selections from Part II Concert/sing-along

Mimi S. Daitz, conductor
John Lettieri, accompanist
Sarah Pillow, soprano, Amy Gluck, alto,
David Klopp, tenor, Clifford Townsend, bass

Sunday, December 12, 1999, Manhattan College Chapel, Bronx, NY

Part the First

1. Overture
2. Accompanied recitative, tenor, "Comfort ye my people"
3. Air, tenor, "Every valley shall be exalted"
4. Chorus, "And the glory of the Lord"
5. Accompanied recitative, bass, "Thus saith the Lord"
6. Air, bass, "But who may abide the day of His coming?"
7. Chorus, "And He shall purify"
8. Recitative, alto, "Behold, a virgin shall conceive"
9. Air, alto, and Chorus, "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion"
10. Accompanied recitative, bass, "For behold, darkness shall cover the earth"
11. Air, bass, "The people that walked in darkness"
12. Chorus, "For unto us a Child is born"
13. Pastoral Symphony
14. Recitative, soprano, "There were shepherds abiding in the field"

Accompanied recitative, soprano, "And lo! the angel of the Lord came upon them"
15. Recitative, soprano, "And the angel said unto them"
16. Accompanied recitative, soprano, "And suddenly there was with the angel"
17. Chorus, "Glory to God"
18. Air, soprano, "Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion"
19. Recitative, alto, "Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened"
20. Air, alto & soprano, "He shall feed His flock like a shepherd"
21. Chorus, "His yoke is easy, and HIs burthen is light"

Part the Second

1. Chorus, "Behold the Lamb of God"
2. Air, alto, "He was despised"
3. Chorus, "Surely He hath borne our griefs"
4. Chorus, "And with His stripes we are healed"
5. Chorus, "All we like sheep have gone astray"
6. Accompanied recitative, tenor, "All they that see Him laugh Him to scorn"
7. Chorus, "He trusted in God that He would deliver Him"
8. Accompanied recitative, tenor, "Behold, and see if there be any sorrow"
9. Accompanied recitative, soprano, "He was cut off out of the land of the living"
10. Air, soprano, "But Thou didst not leave His soul in Hell"
11. Chorus, "Hallelujah!"