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1 Theodora, HWV 68: Overture 2 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 1: Recitativo: 'Tis Dioclesian's natal day (Valens) 3 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 1: Air: Go, my faithful soldier, go (Valens) 4 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 1: Chorus: And draw a blessing down (Chorus of Heathens) 5 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 1: Recitativo: Vouchsafe, dread Sir (Didymus, Valens) 6 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 1: Air: Racks, gibbets, sword and fire (Valens) 7 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 1: Chorus: For ever thus stands fix'd the doom (Chorus of Heathens) 8 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 2: Recitativo: Most cruel edict! (Didymus) 9 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 2: Air: The raptur'd soul (Didymus) 10 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 2: Recitativo: I know thy virtues, and ask not thy faith (Septimius) 11 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 2: Air: Descend, kind Pity (Septimius) 12 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 3: Recitativo: Though hard, my friends (Theodora) 13 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 3: Air: Fond flatt'ring world, adieu! (Theodora) 14 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 3: Recitativo: Oh bright example of all goodness (Irene) 15 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 3: Air: Bane of virtue, nurse of passions (Irene) 16 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 3: Chorus: Come, mighty Father, mighty Lord (Chorus of Christians) 17 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 4: Recitativo: Fly, fly my brethren (Messenger, Irene) 18 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 4: Air: As With Rosy Steps (Irene) 19 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 4: Chorus: All pow'r in Heaven above, or earth beneath (Chorus of Christians) 20 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 5: Recitativo: Mistaken wretches, why thus blind to fate (Septimius) 21 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 5: Air: Dread the fruits of Christian folly (Septimius) 22 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 5: Recitativo: Deluded mortal! (Theodora, Septimius) 23 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 5: Accompagnato: Oh worse than death indeed! (Theodora) 24 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 5: Air: Angels, ever bright and fair (Theodora) 25 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 6: Recitativo: Unhappy, happy crew! (Didymus, Irene) 26 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 6: Accompagnato and Air: Kind Heaven, if virtue be thy care (Didymus) 27 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 6: Recitativo: Oh Love, how great thy pow'r! (Irene) 28 Theodora, HWV 68: Act I Scene 6: Chorus: Go, gen'rous pious youth! (Chorus of Christians) 1 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 1: Recitativo: Ye men of Antioch, with solemn pomp (Valens) 2 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 1: Chorus: Queen of summer, queen of love (Chorus of Heathens) 3 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 1: Air: Wide spread his Name (Valens) 4 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 1: Recitativo: Return, Septimius, to the stubborn maid (Valens) 5 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 1: Chorus: Venus laughing from the skies (Chorus of Heathens) 6 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 2: Symphony 7 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 2: Recitativo: O thou bright sun! How sweet thy rays (Theodora) 8 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 2: Air: With darkness deep (Theodora) 9 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 2: Symphony 10 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 2: Recitativo: But why art thou disquieted, my soul? (Theodora) 11 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 2: Air: Oh that I on wings could rise (Theodora) 12 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 3: Recitativo: Long have I known thy friendly social soul (Didymus, Septimius) 13 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 3: Air: Though the honours, that Flora and Venus receive from the Romans (Septimius) 14 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 3: Recitativo: Oh save her then, or give me pow'r (Didymus, Septimius) 15 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 3: Air: Deeds of kindness to display, pity suing (Didymus) 16 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 4: Recitativo: The clouds begin to veil the hemisphere (Irene) 17 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 4: Air: Defend her Heaven! (Irene) 18 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 5: Recitativo: Or lull'd with grief or rapt her soul to heaven (Didymus) 19 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 5: Air: Sweet Rose and Lily (Didymus) 20 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 5: Recitativo: Oh save me, Heaven (Theodora, Didymus) 21 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 5: Air: The pilgrim's home (Theodora) 22 Theodora, HWV 68: Act II Scene 5: Accompagnato: Forbid it, Heaven! (Didymus) Listen to full