Christian Curnyn, Early Opera Company, Rosemary Joshua, Hilary Summers, Brindley Sherratt, Stephen Wallace & Richard Croft
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Semele, HWV 58: No. 1, Ouverture
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Semele, HWV 58: Allegro - Adagio
03:41
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Semele, HWV 58: Gavotte
01:29
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene I: No. 2, Behold! auspicious flashes rise! (Cadmus)
01:23
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene I: No. 3, Lucky omens bless our rites (Chorus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene I: No. 4, Daughter, obey (Cadmus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene I: No. 5, Ah me! What refuge now is left me? (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene I: No. 6, The morning lark to mine accords his note ( Semele)
07:25
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene I: No. 7, See, she blushing turns her eyes (Athamus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene I: No. 8, Hymen, haste, thy torch prepare (Athamus)
04:45
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene I: No. 9, Alas! she yields (Ino)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene I: No. 10, Why does thou thus untimely grieve (Cadmus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene I: No. 11, Avert those omens, all ye pow'rs! (Chorus)
02:00
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene I: No. 12, Again auspicious flashes rise (Cadmus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene I: No. 13, Thy aid, pronubial Juno, Athamus implores (Athamus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene I: No. 14, Cease, cease your vows, 'tis impious to proceed (Chorus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene II: No. 15, O Athamus, what torture hast thou borne! (Athamus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene II: No. 16, Turn, hopeless lover, turn thy eyes (Ino)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene II: No. 17, She weeps! The gentle maid, in tender pity (Athamus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene II: No. 18, Your tuneful voice my tale would tell (Athamus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene II: No. 19, Too well I see (Ino)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene II: No. 20, You've undone me (Ino)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene III: No. 21, Ah, wretched Prince, doom'd to disastrous love! (Cadmus)
02:08
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene IV: No. 22, Hail, Cadmus, hail! Jove salutes the Theban King (Chorus)
01:29
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Semele, HWV 58, Act I Scene IV: No. 23, Endless pleasure, endless love (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II: No. 24, Sinfonia. Presto
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene I: No. 25, Iris, impatient of thy stay (June)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene I: No. 26, There, from mortal cares retiring (Iris)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene I: No. 27, No more - I'll hear no more (Juno)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene I: No. 28, Hence, Iris, hence away (Juno)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene II: No. 30, O sleep, why dost thou leave me? (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene III: No. 31, Let me not another moment (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene III: No. 32, Lay your doubts and fears aside (Jupiter)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene III: No. 33, You are mortal, and require (Jupiter)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene III: No. 34, With fond desiring (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene III: No. 35, How engaging, how endearing (Chorus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene III: No. 36, Ah me! (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene III: No. 37, I must with speed amuse her (Jupiter)
03:56
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene III: No. 38, Now Love that everlasting boy invites (Chorus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene III: No. 39, By my command' (Jupiter)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene III: No. 40, Where'er you walk, cool gales shall fan the glade (Jupiter)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene IV: No. 41, Dear sister, how was your passage hither? (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene IV: No. 42, But hark! the heav'nly sphere turns round (Ino)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene IV: No. 43, Prepare then, ye immortal choir (Ino and Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act II Scene IV: No. 44, Bless the glad earth with heav'nly lays (Chorus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III: No. 45, Sinfonia. Larghetto e piano per tutto
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene I: No. 46, Somnus, awake (Juno)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene I: No. 47, Leave me, loathsome light (Somnus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene I: No. 48, Dull God, canst thou attend the water's fall (Iris)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene I: No. 49, More sweet is that name (Somnus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene I: No. 50, My will obey (Juno)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene I: No. 51, Obey my will, thy rod resign (Juno)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene II: No. 52, My racking thoughts by no kind slumbers freed (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene III: No. 53, Thus shap'd like Ino (Juno)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene III: No. 54, Myself I shall adore (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene III: No. 55, Be wise, as you are beautiful (Juno)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene III: No. 56, Thus let my tanks be paid (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene III: No. 57, Rich odours fill the fragrant air (Juno)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene IV: No. 58, Come to my arms, my lovely fair (Jupiter)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene IV: No. 59, O Semele (Jupiter)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene IV: No. 60, I ever am granting (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene IV: No. 61, Speak, speak your desire (Jupiter)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene IV: No. 62, You'll grant what I require (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene IV: No. 63, Then cast off this human shape which you wear (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene IV: No. 64, Ah, take heed what you press (Jupiter)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene IV: No. 65, No, no! I'll take no less (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene V: No. 66, Ah! whither is she gone! unhappy fair! ( Jupiter)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene VI: No. 67, Above measure (Juno)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene VII: No. 68, Ah me! too late I now repent (Semele)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene VIII: No. 69, Of my ill-boding dream (Ino)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene VIII: No. 70, O terror and astonishment! (Chorus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene VIII: No. 71, How I was hence remov'd (Ino)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene VIII: No. 72, Despair no more shall wound me (Athamus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene VIII: No. 73, See from above the bellying clouds descend (Cadmus)
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene IX: No. 74, Sinfonia
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Semele, HWV 58, Act III Scene IX: No. 75, Apollo comes to relieve your care (Apollo)
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