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Funeral Music


Release Date: 02/01/2005 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 82046   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Samuel BarberWolfgang Amadeus MozartGabriel FauréTraditional,   ... 
Performer:  Marcos FinkElisabeth GrafEfrat Ben NunJeffrey Francis,   ... 
Conductor:  David HillRoger NorringtonMichel CorbozPaul Tortelier,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral ChoirLondon Classical PlayersLausanne Vocal Ensemble,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 30 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Includes work(s) by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Agnus Dei, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is a vocal arrangement of the composer's 'Adagio for Strings.' 
2. Masonic Funeral Music in C minor, K 477 (479a) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Classical Players
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
3. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Introitus by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Michel Corboz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Vocal Ensemble,  Lausanne Instrumental Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Latin 
4. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Kyrie by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Marcos Fink (Bass), Elisabeth Graf (Alto), Efrat Ben Nun (Soprano),
Jeffrey Francis (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michel Corboz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Vocal Ensemble,  Lausanne Instrumental Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Latin 
5. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Lacrymosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Michel Corboz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Vocal Ensemble,  Lausanne Instrumental Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Latin 
6. Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Paul Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
7. Aralarren by Traditional
Conductor:  Beñat Achiary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Juan Urteaga
Written: Spain 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranger: Juan Urteaga. 
8. Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: Act 4 - Juliet's Funeral by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935-1936; Paris, France 
9. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jane Murdoch (Violin), Jonathan Rees (Violin)
Conductor:  Jonathan Rees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
10. The lark ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914/1920; England 
11. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 12, Death of Aase by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
12. Saint John Passion, BWV 245: no 67, Ruhet wohl, ihr heilgen Gebeine by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Consort,  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: German 
13. Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March": 3rd movement, Marche funébre by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
Notes: Arranger: Sir Edward Elgar. 
14. Stabat Mater: Stabat Mater dolorosa by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Performer:  Véronique Gens (Soprano), Gérard Lesne (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; Pozzuoli, Italy 
Language: Latin 
15. Stabat Mater: Eja Mater, fons amoris by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Performer:  Gérard Lesne (Countertenor), Véronique Gens (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; Pozzuoli, Italy 
Language: Latin 
16. Elégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Paul Tortelier (Cello)
Conductor:  Paul Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
17. Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
18. Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
Conductor:  Jean-Bernard Pommier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia Varsovia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
19. Psalm 42, Op. 42 "Wie der Hirsch schreit": Wie der Hirsch schreit by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Chorus,  City of London Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Germany 
Language: German 
20. Saint John Passion, BWV 245: no 58, Es ist vollbracht by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jérôme Hantaï (Viola da gamba), Stephanie Blythe (Alto)
Conductor:  John Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Orchestral Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: German 
21. Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92: 2nd movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Classical Players
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
22. Requiem Mass: Libera me, Domine by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Michel Corboz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gulbenkian Foundation Symphony Orchestra Lisbon,  Gulbenkian Foundation Chorus Lisbon
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Language: Latin 
23. Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Michel Corboz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Vocal Ensemble,  Lausanne Instrumental Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1890; France 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Composition written: France (1877 - 1890). 

Sound Samples

Agnus Dei
Maurerische Trauermusik in C minor K477/K479a
Requiem in D minor K.626, Introitus: Requiem aeternam
Requiem in D minor K.626, Introitus: Kyrie eleison
Requiem in D minor K.626, Sequenz: Lacrimosa
Pavane Op. 50
Aralaren
Romeo and Juliet Op. 64 - selections: No. 51, Juliet's funeral
Double Violin Concerto in D minor BWV1043: II. Largo ma non tanto
The Lark ascending
Peer Gynt: Death of Aase
St John Passion BWV 245, Part Two: No.39 Rhut wohl, ihr heiligen Gebeine
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 35 (orch. Elgar) (1995 Digital Remaster): III. Marche funèbre (Lento)
Stabat Mater pour soprano, contralto, corders et basse continue: Stabat Mater dolorosa
Stabat Mater pour soprano, contralto, corders et basse continue: Eja Mater, fons amoris
Elégie Op. 24
Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam
Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major K488: II. Adagio
Psalm 42, for chorus, soprano and orchestra Op. 42: 1. Chorus: Wie der Hirsch schraeit nach frischem Wasser
Aria: Es ist vollbracht ... Der Held aus Juda (from St John Passion BWV245)
Symphony No. 7 in A Op. 92: II. Allegretto
Messa da Requiem, Libera me: Libera me Domine - soprano/chorus
Requiem Op. 48: VII. In Paradisum

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