Logged
Out
Shopping Basket
 
Cat. No. CHAN 241-46 Price: £10.5 No. of discs: 2
CD Logo
CHAN 241-46 - Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius
Album Notes
Download Hi-Res Artwork
Download Booklet as a PDF
 
This product is also available as a download from
 

Audio Sample
spacer

These releases may also interest you:-

Vivaldi: Ostro Picta · Gloria · Bach: Magnificat:
CHAN 0518(*)
Handel: Messiah:
CHAN 0522(*)
Bach: B Minor Mass:
CHAN 0533(*)
Telemann: Die Donner-Ode:
CHAN 0548(*)
 

CD available From: 15 June 2013
     
      COMPACT DISC ONE
     
 Charles Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)
1 Blest Pair of Sirens (1887) 11:54
      (At a Solemn Musick)
      for Chorus and Orchestra
      An Ode by Milton
     
2 I was glad (1902, revised 1911) 7:02
      Coronation Anthem for Edward VII
      for Chorus and Orchestra
      Revised for George V
      Words from Psalm 122
     
 Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 95:13
      for Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Bass, Chorus, and Orchestra
      Words by Cardinal Newman
      Part I 37:16
3 Prelude - 10:17
4 Gerontius: 'Jesu, Maria - I am near to death' - 3:40
5 Assistants: 'Kyrie eleison' - 2:16
6 Gerontius: 'Rouse thee, my fainting soul, and play the man' - 0:51
7 Assistants: 'Be merciful, be gracious; spare him, Lord' - 3:07
8 Gerontius: 'Sanctus fortis, Sanctus Deus' - 4:49
9 Gerontius: 'I can no more; for now it comes again' - 1:56
10 Assistants: 'Rescue him, O Lord, in this evil hour' - 2:16
11 Gerontius: 'Novissima hora est; and I fain would sleep' - 1:29
12 The Priest and Assistants: 'Profociscere, anima Christiana, de hoc mundo!' - 1:59
13 Assistants: 'Go, in the name of Angels and Archangels' 4:30
      56:32
     
      COMPACT DISC TWO
     
      Part II 57:57
1 Introduction: Soul of Gerontius: 'I went to sleep; 6:25
      and now I am refreshed' -
2 Angel: 'My work is done' - 3:10
3 Angel: 'All hail! My child and brother, hail!' - 5:44
4 Demons: 'Low-born clods of brute earth' - 1:54
5 Angel: 'It is the restless panting of their being' - 0:16
6 Demons: 'The mind bold and independent' - 2:20
7 Soul of Gerontius: 'I see not those false spirits' - 3:25
8 Choir of Angelicals: 'Praise to the Holiest in the height' - 2:40
9 Angel: 'We now have passed the gate, and are within…' - 0:27
10 Choir of Angelicals: 'Glory to Him, who evermore' - 0:30
11 Angel: 'They sing of thy approaching agony' - 0:47
12 Soul of Gerontius: 'But hark! a grand mysterious harmony' - 0:39
13 Angel: 'And now the threshold, as we traverse it' - 0:32
14 Choir of Angelicals: 'Praise to the Holiest in the height' - 6:56
15 Angel: 'Thy judgement now is near, for we are come' - 3:23
16 Angel of the Agony: 'Jesu! by that shuddering dread 3:50
      which fell on Thee' -
17 Soul of Gerontius: 'I go before my Judge' - 1:43
18 Angel: 'Praise to His Name!' - 1:34
19 Soul of Gerontius: 'Take me away, and in the lowest 2:56
      deep…' -
20 Souls in Purgatory: 'Lord, Thou hast been our refuge; 1:14
      in every generation' -
21 Angel: 'Softly and gently, dearly-ransomed soul' 7:19
 Felicity Palmer mezzo-soprano (Angel)
 Arthur Davies tenor (Gerontius)
 Gwynne Howell bass (The Priest/Angel of the Agony)
      57:57
     
 Roderick Elms organ
 London Symphony Chorus
 London Symphony Orchestra
 Richard Hickox
 Recorded in:
 Watford Town Hall
      14-16 February 1988
 Producer(s)
 Brian Couzens
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
 Janet Middlebrook (Assistant)
         
      Awards  
      Penguin Guide ***>  
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24 Bit Remaster

Home : Classical Music Special Offers [Competitions] : Search [Browse : Catalogue : Advanced] : Your Account
Contact [Email Us : Call Us : Write To Us] :
Help [Troubleshooting : How To Order : Music Licensing.]
: The Site Map : Web Links: Complete Listing
: :