The Triumph of Time and Truth (1757)
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hand_totatz.zip (December 2020) 220 kB
|Full name of work:||The Triumph of Time and Truth (1757)|
|Composer:||Handel, George Friederic (1685-1759), German|
|Music category:||Classical Choral Oratorio|
|Instruments:||arranged for SATB [mostly] (piccolo, clarinet, French horn, bassoon) and piano (converted to strings etc)|
|Name of file creator:||Hooper, John|
|e-mail address:||john "at" learnchoralmusic "dot" co "dot" uk|
|Comments:||This ZIP File contains the following NAMED sections:-|
01-Overture.nwc 1: Overture
02-Time.nwc 2: Time is supreme
03-Faithful.nwc 3: Faithful mirror
04-Fear-not.nwc 4: Fear not, I, Pleasure, swear
05-Pensive.nwc 5: Pensive sorrow
06-Sorrow.nwc 6: Sorrow darkens every feature
07-Come.nwc 7: Come, come! live with pleasure
08-Turn.nwc 8: Turn, look on me!
09-Beauty.nwc 9: The Beauty, smiling
10-powers.nwc 10: Our powers we all will try.
11-Ever-flowing.nwc 11: Ever flowing tides of pleasure.
12-hand.nwc 12: The hand of Time
13-Loathsome.nwc 13: Loathsome urns, disclose your treasure.
14-Strengthen.nwc 14: Strengthen us, O Time.
15-reproof.nwc 15: Too rigid the reproof you give.
16-Beauty.nwc 16: Happy Beauty!
17-Happy.nwc 17: Happy, if still they reign in pleasure
18-Youth.nwc 18: Youth is not rich in Time
19-shadow.nwc 19: Like the shadow, life ever is flying
20-Pleasure.nwc 20: Pleasure submits to pain
21-court.nwc 21: Here Pleasure keeps her splendid court
22-glory.nwc 22: Oh, how great the glory
23-Dryads.nwc 23: Dryads, Sylvans
24-complaining.nwc 24: No more complaining
25-Pleasure's.nwc 25: Pleasure's gentle zephyrs playing
26-Come.nwc 26: Come, O Time
27-Mortals.nwc 26: Mortals think that Time is sleeping
28-hoped.nwc 28: You hoped to call in vain
29-False.nwc 29: False destructive ways of Pleasure
30-deluded.nwc 30: Too long deluded you have been
31-Lovely.nwc 31: Lovely Beauty, close those eyes
32-seek.nwc 32: Seek not to know
33-Melancholy.nwc 33: Melancholy is a folly
34-present.nwc 34: What is the present hour?
35-Fain.nwc 35: Fain would I, two hearts enjoying
36-Vain.nwc 36: Vain the delights of age
37-valleys.nwc 37: On the valleys dark and cheerless
38-venial.nwc 38: Not venial errors this<
39-dust.nwc 39: Ere to dust is changed thy beauty
40-Sinfonia.nwc 40: Sinfonia
41-address.nwc 41: Once more I thee address
42-Charming.nwc 42: Charming Beauty
43-Tempt.nwc 43: Tempt me no more
44-Sharp.nwc 44: Sharp thorns despising
45-Regard.nwc 45: Regard her not
46-Pleasure!.nwc 46: Pleasure! My former ways resigning
47-Comfort.nwc 47: Comfort them, O Lord
48-mirror.nwc 48: Since the immortal mirror I possess
49-earth.nwc 49: Thus to earth
50-mighty.nwc 50: Oh, mighty Truth
51-heart.nwc 51: From the heart that feels my warning
2-Pleasure.nwc 52: Pleasure, too long associates we have been
53-clouds.nwc 53: Like clouds, stormy winds them
54-gone.nwc 54: She's gone
55-Guardian.nwc 55: Guardian Angels
56-Halleluia.nwc 56: Halleluia
There are no text/lyrics; these Files were generated purely for Choral Rehearsing purposes (using a published piano-reduction Score), and so don't look pretty even though they should sound reasonable (though that depends very much on your hardware/software; mine is a Soundblaster AWE64 Gold).
Voice-emphasised Midi Files of the whole work can be downloaded for free from my Website (above). The Site also contains Midi Files for several rather more modern Composers, for which NWC versions may be available.
There is an excellent performance of this Work by the Ludus Baroque Chorus and Ludus Baroque Chamber Orchestra, under Richard Neville-Towle, on YouTube starting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59v9-QPcSS8