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Serene Spirit - Divine Harmonies For Mind And Soul


Release Date: 01/11/2005 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000389602   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Tomaso AlbinoniWolfgang Amadeus MozartJohann Sebastian BachSergei Prokofiev,   ... 
Performer:  Erika SatoEdward BrewerEdith Picht-AxenfeldKarl Richter,   ... 
Conductor:  Rafael KubelikHerbert von KarajanVladimir MininMyung-Whun Chung,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber OrchestraBavarian Radio Symphony OrchestraRegensburg Cathedral Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 30 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Erika Sato (Violin), Edward Brewer (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
2. Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Regensburg Cathedral Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
3. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Edith Picht-Axenfeld (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
4. Ivan the Terrible, Op. 116: Vocalise by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Vladimir Minin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Chamber Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 
Notes: Composition written: USSR (1942 - 1945). 
5. Concerto for Organ solo in D minor, BWV 596 (After Vivaldi): Largo e spiccato by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Karl Richter (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; Weimar, Germany 
6. Requiem, Op. 48: Libera me by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Daniele Rossi (Organ), Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus,  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1890; France 
7. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" - 7th movement, Largo "Pastorale" by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Notes: Composition written: Rome, Italy (1708 - 1712). 
8. Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339: Laudate Dominum by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus,  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1780; Salzburg, Austria 
9. German Mass in F major, D 872: Sanctus "Helig! helig! helig!" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Franz Lehrndorfer (Organ)
Conductor:  Hans Schrems
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Regensburg Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
10. Jocelyn, Op. 100: Ah! ne t'éveille pas encor "Berceuse" by Benjamin Godard
Performer:  Patrick Gallois (Flute), Fabrice Pierre (Harp)
Conductor:  Ross Pople
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; France 
Notes: Arranger: Fabrice Pierre. 
11. Requiem, Op. 9: Pie Jesu by Maurice Duruflé
Performer:  Luigi Piovano (Cello), Daniele Rossi (Organ), Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; Paris, France 
12. Grande messe des morts, Op. 5: Sanctus by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ernst Senff Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; France 
13. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Mischa Maisky (Cello), Pavel Gililov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: Arranger: Johannes Polaschko. 
14. Er rufet seinen Schafen mit Namen und führet sie hinaus, BWV 175: Er rufet seinen Schafen mit Namen by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Arranger: Sir William Walton. 
15. Requiem, Op. 48: Pie Jesu by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ion Marin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888 rev 1893; France 
16. Gloria by Anonymous
Conductor:  Ismael Fernandez Cuesta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santo Domingo De Silos Benedictine Choir
Period: Medieval 
Language: Latin 
17. Holy Gifts for Holy People by Stephen Dean
Performer:  Duncan Archard (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canonesses of the Holy Sepulchre
18. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Karl Richter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Bach Choir,  Ansbach Bach Week Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
19. Miserere mei Deus: Miserere mei by Gregorio Allegri
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
20. Masonic Funeral Music in C minor, K 477 (479a) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
21. Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in D major, HWV 371/Op. 1 no 13: 3rd movement, Larghetto by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Pavel Gililov (Piano), Mischa Maisky (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1750; London, England 
Notes: Arranger: Mischa Maisky. 
22. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Lacrymosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Wolfgang Meyer (Organ)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
23. Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Timothy Farrell (Organ)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1890; France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1877 - 1890). 
24. 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
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1727; Leipzig, Germany 
25. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ion Marin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
26. German Requiem, Op. 45: Denn alles Fleisch by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Wolfgang Meyer (Organ)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1868; Austria 
27. Requiem: Graduale by Luigi Cherubini
Conductor:  Igor Markevitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra,  Prague Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: France 
28. Götterdämmerung: Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861-1874; Germany 
29. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 10, Sinfonia in G major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
30. Song for Athene by John Tavener
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus,  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; England 

Sound Samples

Adagio For Strings And Organ In G Minor: Adagio
Ave verum corpus, K.618
Suite No.3 in D, BWV 1068: 2. Air
Ivan the Terrible: Vocalise
Organ Concerto in D minor, BWV 596 after Vivaldi's Concerto Op.3 No. 11: 4. Largo e spiccato
Requiem, Op.48: 6. Libera me
Concerto Grosso In G Minor, Op.6, No.8 "fatto per la notte di Natale": 5. Pastorale (Largo)
Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, K.339: 5. Laudate Dominum omnes gentes (Ps. 116/117)
German Mass, D.872: Heilig, heilig, heilig
Jocelyn - Opera In 4 Acts: Berceuse
Requiem: Pie Jesu
Requiem, Op.5 (Grande Messe des Morts): 9. Sanctus
Ave Maria, "Ellens Gesang III", D839 - Arr. Johannes Palaschko
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd, Cantata BWV 208 - Arr.: William Walton: Schafe koennen sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graze)
Requiem, Op.48: 4. Pie Jesu
Melodìas litúrgicas: 5. Gloria I
Holy Gifts for Holy People
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147: 10. Choral: "Jesus bleibet meine Freude"
Miserere
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Two - For The Second Day Of Christmas: No.10 Sinfonia
Maurerische Trauermusik, K.477
Violin Sonata in D major, Op.1, No.13, HWV 371 - arr. by Mischa Maisky for Cello and Piano: 3. Larghetto
Requiem In D Minor, K.626 - Compl. By Franz Xaver Süssmayer: 3. Sequentia: Lacrimosa
Requiem, Op.48: 7. In Paradisum (Chorus)
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 / Part Two: No.68 Chorus I/II: "Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder"
Ave Maria: arr. from Bach's Prelude No.1 BWV 846
Ein deutsches Requiem, Op.45 - excerpt: No.2 Chor "Denn alles Fleisch" (beginning)
Song for Athene
Requiem No.2 in D minor: 2. Graduale
Messe solennelle de Ste. Cécile: Benedictus
Parsifal: Prelude

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