Gabrieli Consort & Players - Paul McCreesh Haydn : The Seasons (1801)

Haydn : The Seasons (1801)

Gabrieli Consort & Players - Paul McCreesh

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Released on March 24, 2017 by Signum Records

Main artist: Paul McCreesh

Genre: Classical > Secular Vocal Music > Oratorios (secular)

Distinctions: Gramophone Award (September 2017) - Gramophone Editor's Choice (May 2017) - 4 étoiles de Classica (July 2017)

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Album : 2 disks - 38 tracks Total length : 02:13:02

    DISC 1
    The Seasons (1801) (Joseph Haydn)
  1. 1 Spring: No. 1, See Winter, Stern and Gloomy, Flees (Introduction & Accompagnato)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  2. 2 Spring: No. 2, Come, Gentle Spring! (Chorus)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble, Main Artist - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble, Main Artist - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  3. 3 Spring: No. 3, From Aries Shines the Bright'ning Sun (Recitative)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  4. 4 Spring: No. 4, With Eagerness the Countryman Sets Forth (Song)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  5. 5 Spring: No. 5, The Countryman has Paid his Dues (Recitative)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  6. 6 Spring: No. 6, Heav'n be Gracious, Heav'n be Bounteous (Chorus with Solos)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  7. 7 Spring: No. 7, Our Fervent Pray’rs are Heard (Introduction & Accompagnato)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  8. 8 Spring: No. 8, O What Charming Sights Delight Us (Duet)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  9. 9 Summer: No. 9, In Darkness Shrouded (Introduction & Accompaniment)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  10. 10 Summer: No. 10, The Wakeful Herdsman (Song)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  11. 11 Summer: No. 11, Behold the Sun! (Chorus with Solos)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  12. 12 Summer: No. 12, The Village Lads and Lasses (Recitative)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  13. 13 Summer: No. 13, Exhausted Nature, Fainting, Sinks (Cavatina)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  14. 14 Summer: No. 14, How Welcome Now, Ye Shady Groves! (Recitative)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  15. 15 Summer: No. 15, How Refreshing to the Senses (Aria)

    Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  16. 16 Summer: No. 16, Behold, Arising Through the Sultry Air (Recitative)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  17. 17 Summer: No. 17, Ah! The Storm Approaches Near! (Chorus)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  18. DISC 2
  19. 1 Autumn: No. 18, That Which Spring has Promis’d (Introduction, Accompaniment & Recitative)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  20. 2 Autumn: No. 19, Thus Nature Rewards our Toil! (Trio)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  21. 3 Autumn: No. 20, See How a Bunch of Eager Lads (Recitative)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  22. 4 Autumn: No. 21, Fine Ladies of the Town (Duet)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  23. 5 Autumn: No. 22, On Ravag’d Hills (Recitative)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  24. 6 Autumn: No. 23, See Lo on Yonder Open Field (Song)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  25. 7 Autumn: No. 24, A Tight’ning Circle of Hunters (Recitative & Accompaniment)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  26. 8 Autumn: No. 25, Hark, Hear the Sounds of the Chase (Chorus)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble, Main Artist - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble, Main Artist - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  27. 9 Autumn: No. 26, On Vines, the Grapes are Glistening (Recitative)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  28. 10 Autumn: No. 27, Drink Up, Drink Up, the Wine is Here! (Chorus)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble, Main Artist - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble, Main Artist - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  29. 11 Winter: No. 28, The Jaded Year Now Fades Away (Introduction & Accompaniment)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  30. 12 Winter: No. 29, Light and Life are Enfeebl’d (Cavatina)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  31. 13 Winter: No. 30, The Lake Lies Lock’d in Frosty Grip (Recitative & Accompaniment)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  32. 14 Winter: No. 31, The Wand’rer Stands Perplex’d (Aria)

    Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  33. 15 Winter: No. 32, And Drawing Near the Welcome Sight (Recitative & Accompaniment)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  34. 16 Winter: No. 33, Whirring, Whirring, Whirring! (Song with Chorus)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  35. 17 Winter: No. 34, Now the Flax has all been Spun (Recitative)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  36. 18 Winter: No. 35, A Noble Squire, of Great Renown (Song with Chorus)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  37. 19 Winter: No. 36, And From the East there Blows an Icy Blast (Recitative)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  38. 20 Winter: No. 37, Consider then, Misguided Man (Song & Accompaniment)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

  39. 21 Winter: No. 38, Then Dawns that Morn so Glorious (Double Chorus with Solos)

    Franz Joseph Haydn, Composer - Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra - National Forum of Music Choir, Ensemble - Gabrieli Consort, Ensemble - Gabrieli Players, Ensemble - Paul McCreesh, Conductor - Ben Palmer, Conductor - Carolyn Sampson, Main Artist - Jeremy Ovenden, Main Artist - Andrew Foster-Williams, Main Artist Copyright : (C) 2017 Winged Lion

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The Gabrieli Consort continue their series of award-winning collaborations with the National Forum of Music, Wrocław, Poland with a new recording of Haydn’s great oratorio The Seasons. Using a new performing edition by Paul McCreesh this recording is the first to feature the large orchestral forces that Haydn originally called for, including a string section of 60, 8 horns and a choir of 70. The disc features solo performances from British singers Carolyn Sampson, Jeremy Ovenden and Andrew Foster-Williams.

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