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Bernstein: Kaddish/ Chichester Psalms/Missa Brevis

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CHSA 5028
 
Bernstein: Kaddish/ Chichester Psalms/Missa Brevis
Release Date: February 2004
Genre:
Choir

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LEONARD BERNSTEIN

(1918-1990)
premiere recording of new narration by Jamie Bernstein

Kaddish (Symphony No. 3)*

41:35
for Orchestra, Mixed Chorus, Boys' Choir, Speaker and Soprano Solo
1.
I
Invocation. Adagio - Poco più andante - Movendo -
3:21
2.
Kaddish 1. L'istesso tempo - Allegro molto (Wild!) -
4:52
3.
II
Din-Torah. Di nuovo adagio - Rubato - Avanti -
6:57
4.
Kaddish 2. Andante con tenerezza -
8:38
5.
III
Scherzo. Presto scherzando, sempre pianissimo -
4:27
6.
Kaddish 3. Sostenuto - Tempo I - Broadly -
2:49
7.
Finale. Adagio - Più adagio - Adagissimo -
10:26

Chichester Psalms†

17:30
(in three movements)
for Mixed Chorus (or Male Chorus), Boy Solo and Orchestra
(to be sung in Hebrew)
Clare Loosley soprano - Lindsay Richardson mezzo-soprano - Andrew Castle tenor - Roger Carter bass
8.
I
Maestoso ma energico - Allegro molto -
3:31
9.
II
Andante con moto, ma tranquillo - Meno mosso -
5:21
10.
III
Prelude. Sostenuto molto -Adagio -
8:36
premiere recording of extended liturgical version

Missa Brevis‡

11:34
for A cappella Mixed Chorus (or Octet of Solo Voices) and Counter-tenor Solo with Incidental Percussion
(Amplified for church performance with the kind assistance of George Steel)
Richard Benjafield - Chris Brannick percussion
11.
1
Kyrie. Adagio -
0:59
12.
2
Gloria. Grave - Molto più presto - Meno mosso -
2:59
13.
3
Sanctus. Allegro molto -
1:13
14.
3A
Benedictus. Recitative - Prestissimo -
1:28
15.
4
Agnus Dei. Grave - Più mosso -
2:25
16.
4A
Dona nobis pacem. Grave come prima - Allegro
2:23
Total time: 71:00
Solo: Jamie Bernstein narrator*
Solo: Pablo Strong treble†
Solo: Ann Murray mezzo-soprano*
Solo: Simon Baker counter-tenor*
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
27 February 2003 (Missa Brevis)
1 & 2 March 2003 (other works, excluding Narration for Kaddish)
3 October 2003 (Narration for Kaddish)




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