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