Alexander Young, John Lawrenson, Helen Watts, Reri Grist, Maure DTITLE=en Forrester, Simon Woolff; Johannes Somary - Handel - Jephtha DTITLE=(Disc 1) Year: 1969 Genre: Oratorio 01. Johannes Somary - JEPHTHA, oratorio in three acts, HWV 70 - AC 01. T ONE. Overture 02. Johannes Somary - Scene 1. Recitative & Air (Zebul): 'It must 02. be so, or these vile Ammonites' ... 'Pour forth no more unheed 02. ed pray'rs' 03. Johannes Somary - Scene 1. Chorus: 'No more to Ammon's god and 03. king' 04. Johannes Somary - Scene 1. Chorus: 'Chemosh no more' 05. Johannes Somary - Scene 2. Recitative (Zebul, Jephtha): 'But J 05. ephtha comes' - Air (Jephtha): 'Virtue my soul shall still emb 05. race' 06. Johannes Somary - Scene 2. Recitative & Air (Storgè): ''Twill 06. be a painful separation' ... 'In gentle murmurs will I mourn' 07. Johannes Somary - Scene 3. Recitative & Air (Hamor): 'Happy th 07. is embassy, my charming Iphis' ... 'Dull delay, in piercing an 07. guish' 08. Johannes Somary - Scene 3. Recitative & Air (Iphis): 'Ill suit 08. s the voice of love when glory calls' ... 'Take the heart you 08. fondly gave' 09. Johannes Somary - Scene 3. Recitative (Hamor): 'I go: my soul, 09. inspir'd by thy command' - Duet (Iphis, Hamor): 'These labour 09. s past, how happy we!' 10. Johannes Somary - Scene 4. Recitative & Accompagnato (Jephtha) 10. : 'What mean these doubtful fancies of the brain?' ... 'If, Lo 10. rd, sustain'd by Thy almighty pow'r' 11. Johannes Somary - Scene 4. Chorus: 'O God, behold our sore di 11. stress' 12. Johannes Somary - Scene 5. Recitative & Air (Storgè): 'Some d 12. ire event hangs o'er our heads' ... 'Scenes of horror, scenes 12. of woe' 13. Johannes Somary - Scene 6. Recitative (Iphis, Storgè): 'Say, 13. my dear mother, whence these piercing cries' - Air (Iphis): ' 13. The smiling dawn of happy days' 14. Johannes Somary - Scene 7. Recitative (Zebul, Jephtha): 'Such 14. , Jephtha, was the haughty king's reply' - Chorus: 'When his 14. loud voice in thunder spoke'