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Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius/Sea Pictures

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CHSA 5140
 
Multiple Set of 2 CDs
Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius/Sea Pictures
Release Date: October 2014
Originally recorded in 2014
Genre:
Choir
Orchestral & Concertos

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SIR EDWARD ELGAR

(1857-1934)
COMPACT DISC ONE

Sea Pictures

21:46
1.
1
Sea-Slumber- Song. Andantino - Tranquillo - Tempo I - Tranquillo -
4:43
2.
2
In Haven (Capri). Allegretto
1:37
3.
3
Sabbath Morning at Sea. Moderato - Più mosso - Più mosso - Tempo I - Molto maestoso -
5:31
4.
4
Where Corals Lie. Allegretto ma non troppo
3:37
5.
5
The Swimmer. Allegro di molto - Largamente - Poco meno mosso - Tempo I - Largamente
6:00

The Dream of Gerontius (beginning)

36:34
Part I
6.
Prelude. Lento, mistico -
9:07
7.
Gerontius: 'Jesu, Maria - I am near to death' -
3:42
8.
Assistants: 'Kyrie eleïson' -
2:11
9.
Gerontius: 'Rouse thee, my fainting soul, and play
0:51
the man' -
10.
Assistants: 'Be merciful, be gracious' spare him, Lord' -
2:48
11.
Gerontius: 'Sanctus fortis, Sanctus Deus' -
5:43
12.
Gerontius: 'I can no more; for now it comes again' -
2:06
13.
Assistants: 'Rescue him, O Lord, in this his evil hour' -
2:06
14.
Gerontius: 'Novissima hora est; and I fain would sleep' -
1:21
15.
The Priest: 'Proficiscere, anima Christiana,
1:54
16.
Assistantst: 'Go, in the name of Angels and Archangels'
4:38
de hoc mundo!' -
Total time: 58:33
COMPACT DISC TWO

The Dream of Gerontius (conclusion)

56:33
Part II
1.
Introduction. Soul of Gerontius: 'I went to sleep; and now I am refresh'd' -
6:15
2.
Angel: 'My work is done' -
2:20
3.
Soul of Gerontius: 'It is a member of that family' -
1:42
4.
Soul of Gerontius: 'I ever had believed' -
4:06
5.
Soul of Gerontius: 'But hard! upon my sense comes a fierce hubbub' -
0:49
6.
Demons: 'Low-born clods of brute earth' -
2:20
7.
Demons: 'The mind bold and independent' -
2:23
8.
Soul of Gerontius: 'I see not those false spirits' -
3:10
9.
Choir of Angelicals: 'Praise to the Holiest in the height' -
2:59
10.
Choir of Angelicals: 'Glory to Him, who evermore by truth and justice reigns' -
1:18
11.
Soul of Gerontius: 'But hark! a grand, mysterious
1:17
harmony' -
12.
Choir of Angelicals: 'Praise to the Holiest in the height' -
6:49
13.
Angel: 'Thy judgment now is near' -
3:05
14.
Angel of the Agony: 'Jesu! by that shuddering dread which fell on Thee' -
3:53
15.
Soul of Gerontius: 'I go before my Judge' -
1:30
16.
Angel: '…Praise to His Name!' -
1:30
17.
Soul of Gerontius: 'Take me away, and in the lowest deep there let me be' -
3:20
18.
Souls in Purgatory: 'Lord, Thou hast been our refuge: in every generation' -
1:03
19.
Angel: 'Softly and gently, dearly-ransom'd soul'
6:34
20.
Prelude, concert version
9:23
Total time: 66:14
Solo: Stuart Skelton tenor
Solo: David Soar bass
Solo: Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
3-5 April 2014




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