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The Voice Of The Chorus


Release Date: 09/09/2003 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000096102   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Georges BizetGiacomo PucciniGabriel FauréGregorio Allegri,   ... 
Performer:  Roy GoodmanCheryl StuderAndreas SchmidtJules Bastin,   ... 
Conductor:  Claudio AbbadoGiuseppe SinopoliCharles DutoitSir David Willcocks,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraAmbrosian SingersGeorge Watson's College Boys' Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 25 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Carmen: March of the Toreadors by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
2.
Carmen: Avec la garde montante "Children's Chorus" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  George Watson's College Boys' Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
3.
Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Opera Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
4.
Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra,  Montreal Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1890; France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1877 - 1890). 
5.
Miserere mei Deus: Miserere mei by Gregorio Allegri
Performer:  Roy Goodman (Treble)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
6.
Requiem in D minor, K 626: Introitus by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Requiem in D minor, K 626: Dies irae by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Requiem in D minor, K 626: Rex tremendae majestatis by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Requiem in D minor, K 626: Confutatis maledictis by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Requiem in D minor, K 626: Lacrymosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
12.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra,  London Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
13.
Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Conductor:  Herbert Blomstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Symphony Orchestra,  San Francisco Girls Chorus,  San Francisco Boys Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
14.
Requiem Mass: Dies irae by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
15.
Lohengrin: Treulich geführt "Bridal Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
16.
Tannhäuser: Beglückt darf nun dich "Pilgrims' Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Cheryl Studer (Soprano), Andreas Schmidt (Baritone)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
17.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: A boire encor! by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Jules Bastin (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
18.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
19.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
20.
Joshua, HWV 64: See the conqu'ring hero comes by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Charles Farncombe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Handel Opera Society Orchestra,  Handel Opera Society Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1748; London, England 
21.
Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244: no 78, Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Karl Richter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Bach Orchestra,  Munich Bach Choir,  Munich Children's Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1727; Leipzig, Germany 
22.
Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  James Vivian (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
23.
Gloria in D major, RV 589: Gloria in excelsis Deo by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
24.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Ineggiamo, il Signor "Easter Hymn" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir,  Utah Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
25.
Children's Songs (16), Op. 54: no 5, Legend by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clare College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Russia 
26.
Quelle est cette odeur agréable? by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clare College Choir,  Clare College Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; France 
27.
I saw a maiden by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clare College Choir,  Clare College Orchestra
28.
King Jesus hath a garden by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clare College Choir,  Clare College Orchestra
Written: Netherlands (Holland 
29.
Jerusalem by Charles Hubert Parry
Performer:  Timothy Byram-Wigfield (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir,  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra,  Waynflete Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; England 
30.
HMS Pinafore: We sail the ocean blue by Arthur Sullivan
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra,  D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus,  D'Oyly Carte Opera Company Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; England 
31.
Pirates of Penzance: With catlike tread by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  George Cook (Baritone)
Conductor:  Isidore Godfrey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
32.
Battle Hymn of the Republic by Traditional
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
33.
Shenandoah by Traditional
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Written: USA 
34.
America "My country, 'tis of thee" by Traditional
Conductor:  Eric Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eric Rogers Chorale,  Eric Rogers Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1831; USA 
35.
Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Sanctus by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Karl Richter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Bach Orchestra,  Munich Bach Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
36.
Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Excerpt(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Karl Richter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Bach Orchestra,  Munich Bach Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
37.
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clare College Choir,  Clare College Orchestra
38.
Simple gifts by Joseph Brackett
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Written: USA 

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