Renowned for his magnificent oratorios, this exceptional compilation includes 40 of his works for High Voice and Piano selected from 25 of his masterpieces including Messiah, Judas Maccabaeus, Samson and Saul. Edited and with an introduction by Ebenezer Prout. All the songs are translated into English but some, listed here, also include the original Italian: Dear Companion (Cara Sposa), Sadly I Languish (Lascia Ch'io Pianga), The Vessel Storm-Driven (Qual Nave Smarrita), Allurements the Dearest (Lusinghe Più Care), Heavenly Star-Eyes, Calm-Beaming (Luci Care), Trust a Woman? How Simple Minded! (Semplicetto! A Donna Credi?), Go! Call Irene (Dì Ad Irene, Tiranna Infedele), Love's Richest Dower (Ombra Mai Fù).