Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel

This is one of a series of posts about books used as source material for Art Song Central.

Book Title: Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel (Volume II for Low Voice)
Editor: Ebenezer Prout
Publisher: Oliver Ditson Company
Copyright: 1905

A complete copy of this work can be found at Google Books: Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Volume II

Contents: Opera or oratorio in italics.

  • Amadigi Tu mia speranza
  • Acis and Galatea Recit: I rage, I melt, I burn! Aria: O ruddier than the cherry
  • Esther Turn not, O Queen, thy face away
  • Radamisto Ombra cara
  • Floridante Non lasciar
  • Giulio Cesare Dal fulgar di questa spada
  • Rodelinda Dove sei, amato bene?
  • Rodelinda Con rauco mormorio
  • Lotario Già mie sembra
  • Poro È prezzo leggiero
  • Ezio Se un bell’ ardire
  • Orlando Sorge infausta una procella
  • Deborah In the battle fame pursuing
  • Deborah Tears such as tender fathers shed
  • Ariodante Al sen ti stringo e parto
  • Alcina Verdi prati, selve amene
  • Alexander’s Feast Revenge, Timotheus cries
  • Berenice Si, tra i ceppi
  • Saul O Lord, whose mercies numberless
  • Israel in Egypt Thou shalt bring them in
  • Deidamia Nel riposo e nel contento
  • Messiah He shall feed His flock
  • Messiah He was despised
  • Samson Thy glorious deeds inspired my tongue
  • Samson Honor and arms
  • Samson How willing my paternal love
  • Semele Hymen, haste! thy torch prepare!
  • Semele Leave me, loathsome light!
  • Belshazzar Great God! Who yet but darkly known
  • Belshazzar O sacred oracles of truth
  • Belshazzar Recit: Rejoice, my countrymen! Arioso: Thus saith the Lord to Cyrus His anointed
  • Judas Maccabeus Arm, arm, ye brave!
  • Judas Maccabeus Father of Heaven
  • Joshua See, the raging flames arise
  • Joshua Heroes, when with glory burning
  • Joshua Shall I in Mamre’s fertile plain
  • Theodora As with rosy steps the morn
  • Theodora Lord, to Thee each night and day
  • The Triumph of Time and Truth Loathsome urns, disclose your treasure
  • The Triumph of Time and Truth False, destructive ways of pleasure

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