Haydn: The Seasons, Hob. XXI:3
1 Introduction & Accompagnato: See Winter, Stern and Gloomy, Flees
2 Chorus: Come, gentle Spring!
3 Recitative: From Aries Shines the Bright’ning Sun
4 Song: With Eagerness the Countryman Sets Forth
5 Recitative: The Countryman has Paid his Dues
6 Chorus with Solos: Heav’n be gracious, Heav’n be Bounteous
7 Introduction & Accompagnato: Our fervent pray’rs are heard
8 Duet: O what charming sights delight us
9 Introduction & Accompagnato: In darkness shrouded
10 Song: The wakeful herdsman
11 Chorus with Solos: Behold the Sun!
12 Recitative: The village lads and lasses
13 Cavatina: Exhausted Nature, fainting, sinks
14 Accompagnato: How welcome now, ye shady groves!
15 Song: How refreshing to the senses
16 Recitative: Behold,arising through the sultry air
17 ChorusWithSolos: Ah!The storm approaches near!
1 Introduction, Accompagnato & Recitative: That which Spring has promis’d
2 Trio: Thus Nature rewards our toil!
3 Recitative: See how a bunch of eager lads
4 Duet: Fine ladies of the town
5 Recitative: On ravag’d hills
6 Song: See lo on yonder open field
7 Recitative & Accompagnato: A tight’ning circle of hunters
8 Chorus: Hark, hear the sounds of the chase
9 Recitative: On vines, the grapes are glistening
10 Chorus: Drink up, drink up, the wine is here!
11 Introduction & Accompagnato: The jaded year now fades away
12 Cavatina: Light and life are enfeebl’d
13 Recitative & Accompagnato: The lake lies lock’d in frosty grip
14 Song: The wand’rer stands perplex’d
15 Recitative & Accompagnato: And drawing near the welcome sight
16 Song with Chorus:Whirring,whirring,whirring!
17 Recitative: Now the flax has all been spun
18 Song with Chorus: A noble squire, of great renown
19 Recitative:And from the east there blows an icy blast
20 Song & Accompagnato: Consider then, misguided man
21 Double Chorus with Solos: Then dawns that morn so glorious