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The Chorus - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 10/29/1996 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 62684   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Carl OrffJohann Sebastian BachGiuseppe VerdiTraditional,   ... 
Performer:  Jeffrey Reid BakerAlexander SchreinerFrank AsperDame Janet Baker,   ... 
Conductor:  Robert DeCormierEugene OrmandyLuis CobosJim Clancy,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Choral SocietyPhiladelphia OrchestraMormon Tabernacle Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Performer:  Jeffrey Reid Baker (Synthesizer)
Conductor:  Robert DeCormier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Choral Society
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Language: Latin 
2.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/03/1958 
Venue:  Salt Lake City, Utah 
Language: English 
3.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Luis Cobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  London Symphony Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  Spain 
4.
Danny Boy "Londonderry Air" by Traditional
Conductor:  Jim Clancy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Vocal Majority
Written: Ireland 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Jim Clancy 
5.
Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Luis Cobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  London Symphony Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Venue:  Spain 
6.
Old American Songs, Set 1: Simple Gifts by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir,  Utah Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Irving Fine 
7.
Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tölz Boys Choir,  European Baroque Soloists
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
8.
Battle Hymn of the Republic by Traditional
Performer:  Alexander Schreiner (Organ), Frank Asper (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard P. Condie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Date of Recording: 02/1961 
Notes: Arranged: Peter J. Wilhousky 
9.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Enoch zu Guttenberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hessian Radio Chorus Frankfurt,  Hessian Radio Orchestra Frankfurt
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Venue:  Frankfurt, Germany 
10.
Home on the Range by Traditional
Conductor:  Jim Clancy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Vocal Majority
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranged: Jim Clancy 
11.
Requiem Mass: Dies irae by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Westminster Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1964 
Venue:  New York City 
12.
Nearer, my God, to Thee by Lowell Mason
Conductor:  Margaret Hillis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Chorus members
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; USA 
13.
Symphony no 3 in D minor: 5th movement, Adagio by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus,  Southend Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1896; Hamburg, Germany 
14.
The Creation, H 21 no 2: The heavens are telling by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Harry Van der Kamp (Bass), Jörg Hering (Tenor), Ann Monoyios (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bruno Weil
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tölz Boys Choir,  Tafelmusik
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1798; Vienna, Austria 
15.
Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances - Excerpt(s) by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Emil Tchakarov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sofia National Opera Chorus,  Sofia Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
16.
Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Et resurrexit by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
17.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Whistle while you work by Frank Churchill
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley including "Heigh-Ho! Heigh-Ho!" 
18.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Heigh-ho! Heigh-ho! by Frank Churchill
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which includes "Whistle While You Work." 
19.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Gwynne Howell (Bass), Carolyn Watkinson (Mezzo Soprano), Dennis O'Neill (Tenor),
Suzanne Murphy (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Tallis Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
20.
Bist du bei mir by Gottfried H. Stölzel
Performer:  Frank Asper (Organ), Alexander Schreiner (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard P. Condie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 04/09/1970 
Venue:  Salt Lake City, Utah 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: Thomas Frost
This work, formerly attributed to J.S. Bach, is currently believed to have
been composed by Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel. 

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