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The Dream of Gerontius [electronic resource] / by Sir Edward Elgar.

Author/Creator:
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934.
Standardized Title:
Dream of Gerontius
Publication:
[Hayes, Middlesex, England] : EMI Classics, [2005]
Series:
British composers.
Classical music library
British composers
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 online resource (99 min.)
Subjects:
Oratorios.
Form/Genre:
Sound recordings
Language:
Sung in English.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents:
The Dream of Gerontius Op. 38. Part I. Prelude ; Jesu, Maria
I am near to death (Gerontius) ; So pray for me ... Kyrie eleison ... Holy Mary, pray for him (Gerontius, semi-chorus, chorus) ; Rouse thee, my fainting soul...Be merciful (Gerontius, chorus) ; Sanctus fortis, Sanctus Deus (Gerontius) ; I can no more ... Rescue him, O Lord (Gerontius, chorus) ; Noe from the waters...Novissima hora est (semi-chorus, chorus, Gerontius) ; Proficiscere, anima Christiana (Priest) ; Go in the name of Angels (chorus, Priest, semi-chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius Op. 38. Part II. (Andantino) ; I went to sleep (Soul of Gerontius) ; Another marvel ... My work is done (Soul, Angel) ; It is a member of that family ... A presage falls upon thee (Angel, Soul) ; But hark! ... Low-born clods of brute earth (Soul, Angel, chorus) ; Dispossessed, aside thrust (chorus) ; I see not those false spirits (Soul, Angel) ; There was a mortal ... Praise to the Holiest (Angel, semi-chorus, chorus, Soul) ; But hark! a grand mysterious harmony (Soul, Angel, chorus) ; Thy judgment now is near (Angel, Soul) ; Jesu! by that shuddering dread (Angel of the Agony, Soul, semi-chorus, chorus) ; Praise to His Name! ... Take me away (Angel, Soul, chorus) ; Softly and gently (Angel, chorus, semi-chorus).
Participant:
Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano ; Richard Lewis, tenor ; Kim Borg, bass ; Hallé Choir ; Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus ; Ambrosian Singers ; Hallé Orchestra ; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor.
Notes:
Oratorio; Text by Cardinal John Henry Newman.
Previously released as a compact disc.
Title from resource description page (viewed May 1, 2012).
Recorded in Free Trade Hall, Manchester, Dec. 27-30, 1964.
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2011. (Classical music library). Available via World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Baker, Janet, 1933- ,
Barbirolli, John, Sir, 1899-1970. , Conductor
Borg, Kim, 1919-2000. ,
Lewis, Richard, 1914-1990. ,
Ambrosian Singers. , Performer
Hallé Choir. , Performer
Hallé Orchestra. , Performer
Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus. , Performer
Other format:
724357357951
724357357920
OCLC:
815764609
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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