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Elgar: The Apostles

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CHAN 241-49
 
Multiple Set of 2 CDs
Elgar: The Apostles
Release Date: August 2014
Originally recorded in 1990
Composer (1857-1934)
Sir Edward Elgar
Solo contralto - Mary Magdalene
Alfreda Hodgson
Solo soprano - The Blessed Virgin, The Angel Gabriel
Alison Hargan
Solo tenor - St John
David Rendall
Solo bass - St Peter
Bryn Terfel
Solo bass - Jesus
Stephen Roberts
Solo bass - Judas
Robert Lloyd
Choral
London Symphony Chorus
Conductor
Richard Hickox
Venue
St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London
Producer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer (Assistant)
Peter Newble
Genre:
Orchestral & Concertos
Choir

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SIR EDWARD ELGAR

(1857-1934)

The Apostles, Op. 49

126:53
Oratorio in Two Parts
Prologue
1.
Chorus: 'The Sprit of the Lord is upon me'
7:33
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Part I
The Calling of the Apostles
2.
Recitative. Tenor: 'And it came to pass in those days…'
2:46
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In the Mountain. Night
3.
The Angel Gabriel: 'The voice of Thy watchman!' -
5:38
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The Dawn
4.
Sound of the shofar - The Watchers: 'It shines! -
1:34
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Morning Psalm
5.
The Singers: 'It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord' -
4:08
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6.
Recitative. Tenor: 'And when it was a day, He called unto Him His disciples'
9:23
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By the Wayside
7.
Jesus: 'Blessed are the poor in Spirit'
7:56
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By the Sea of Galilee
8.
Recitative. Tenor: 'And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship' -
1:50
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In the Tower of Magdala
9.
Mary Magdalene: 'O Lord Almighty, God of Israel' -
5:56
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10.
Mary Magdalene - '''This shall ye have of Mine hand''' -
8:29
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In Caesarea Philippi
11.
Recitative. Tenor: 'When Jesus came into the ports of Caesarea Philippi' -
5:20
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In Capernaum
12.
Mary Magdalene: 'Thy face, Lord, will I seek' -
5:12
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13.
Chorus: 'Turn you to the stronghold, ye
3:19
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prisoners of hope'
Part II
14.
Orchestral Introduction
4:21
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The Betrayal
15.
Recitative. Tenor: 'And it came to pass that He went
1:50
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throughout every city and village' -
16.
Recitative. Chorus: 'Then gathered the chief Priests and
3:19
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Pharisees a council' -
In Gethsemane
17.
Judas: 'Hail, Master!' -
2:16
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In the Palace of the High Priest
18.
Servants: 'Thou also wast with Jesus of Nazureth' -
3:21
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The Temple
19.
Recitative. Contralto: 'Then Judas, which had betrayed Him' -
3:39
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Without the Temple
20.
Judas: 'Whither shall I go from Thy Spirit?'
9:12
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Golgotha
21.
Chorus: 'Truly this was the Son of God'
4:36
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At the Sepulchre
22.
Recitative. Contralto: 'And very early in the morning they came
4:32
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unto the sepulchre…'
23.
The Apostles: 'We trusted that it had been He which should
4:21
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have redeemed Israel' -
The Ascension
24.
Recitative. Contralto: 'And when He had spoken these things'
11:32
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Total time: 126:53
Solo: Alfreda Hodgson contralto - Mary Magdalene
Solo: Alison Hargan soprano - The Blessed Virgin, The Angel Gabriel
Solo: David Rendall tenor - St John
Solo: Bryn Terfel bass - St Peter
Solo: Stephen Roberts bass - Jesus
Solo: Robert Lloyd bass - Judas
Conductor: Richard Hickox
26-29 March 1990

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SIR EDWARD ELGAR

(1857-1934)

The Apostles, Op. 49

126:53
Oratorio in Two Parts
COMPACT DISC ONE
Prologue
1.
Chorus: 'The Sprit of the Lord is upon me'
7:33
Part I
The Calling of the Apostles
2.
Recitative. Tenor: 'And it came to pass in those days…'
2:46
In the Mountain. Night
3.
The Angel Gabriel: 'The voice of Thy watchman!' -
5:38
The Dawn
4.
Sound of the shofar - The Watchers: 'It shines! -
1:34
Morning Psalm
5.
The Singers: 'It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord' -
4:08
6.
Recitative. Tenor: 'And when it was a day, He called unto Him His disciples'
9:23
By the Wayside
7.
Jesus: 'Blessed are the poor in Spirit'
7:56
By the Sea of Galilee
8.
Recitative. Tenor: 'And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship' -
1:50
In the Tower of Magdala
9.
Mary Magdalene: 'O Lord Almighty, God of Israel' -
5:56
10.
Mary Magdalene - '''This shall ye have of Mine hand''' -
8:29
In Caesarea Philippi
11.
Recitative. Tenor: 'When Jesus came into the ports of Caesarea Philippi' -
5:20
In Capernaum
12.
Mary Magdalene: 'Thy face, Lord, will I seek' -
5:12
13.
Chorus: 'Turn you to the stronghold, ye
3:19
prisoners of hope'
Total time: 73:49
COMPACT DISC TWO
Part II
1.
Orchestral Introduction
4:21
The Betrayal
2.
Recitative. Tenor: 'And it came to pass that He went
1:50
throughout every city and village' -
3.
Recitative. Chorus: 'Then gathered the chief Priests and
3:19
Pharisees a council' -
In Gethsemane
4.
Judas: 'Hail, Master!' -
2:16
In the Palace of the High Priest
5.
Servants: 'Thou also wast with Jesus of Nazureth' -
3:21
The Temple
6.
Recitative. Contralto: 'Then Judas, which had betrayed Him' -
3:39
Without the Temple
7.
Judas: 'Whither shall I go from Thy Spirit?'
9:12
Golgotha
8.
Chorus: 'Truly this was the Son of God'
4:36
At the Sepulchre
9.
Recitative. Contralto: 'And very early in the morning they came
4:32
unto the sepulchre…'
10.
The Apostles: 'We trusted that it had been He which should
4:21
have redeemed Israel' -
The Ascension
11.
Recitative. Contralto: 'And when He had spoken these things'
11:32
Total time: 53:04
Solo: Alfreda Hodgson contralto - Mary Magdalene
Solo: Alison Hargan soprano - The Blessed Virgin, The Angel Gabriel
Solo: David Rendall tenor - St John
Solo: Bryn Terfel bass - St Peter
Solo: Stephen Roberts bass - Jesus
Solo: Robert Lloyd bass - Judas
Conductor: Richard Hickox
26-29 March 1990




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