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Absolute Heaven / Robert Shaw, Atlanta So & Chorus, Et Al


Release Date: 04/29/1997 
Label:  Telarc   Catalog #: 80458   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Arrigo BoitoFrancis PoulencWolfgang Amadeus MozartLudwig van Beethoven,   ... 
Performer:  John CheekJohn AlerDonna CarterEdith Wiens,   ... 
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Morehouse-Spellman ChorusAtlanta Symphony OrchestraYoung Singers of Callanwolde,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Mefistofele: Prologue by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  John Cheek (Bass), John Aler (Tenor)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Morehouse-Spellman Chorus,  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Young Singers of Callanwolde
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
2.
Mass in G major: Agnus Dei by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Donna Carter (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Festival Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; France 
3.
Mass in C minor, K 427 (417a) "Great": Kyrie by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Edith Wiens (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782-1783; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Christus am Ölberge, Op. 85: Hallelujah by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803-1804; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Vespers, Op. 37: no 2, Bless the Lord, o my soul by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Festival Singers
6.
Requiem, Op. 9: Sanctus by Maurice Duruflé
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; Paris, France 
7.
Te Deum, Op. 103/B 176: Excerpt(s) by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Bohemia 
8.
Gloria in D major, RV 589: Et in terra pax by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
9.
Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Suscepit Israel by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
10.
Requiem, Op. 48: Pie Jesu by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Judith Blegen (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888 rev 1893; France 
11.
Requiem Mass: Libera me, Domine by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Susan Dunn (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
12.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Regina coeli laetare by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Christine Brewer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
13.
Mass no 2 in G major, D 167: Benedictus by Franz Schubert
Performer:  William Stone (Baritone), David Gordon (Tenor), Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Grande messe des morts, Op. 5: Rex tremendae by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Morehouse-Spellman Chorus,  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Young Singers of Callanwolde
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; France 
15.
Symphony no 8 in E flat major "Symphony of A Thousand": Part 2 - Excerpt(s) by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Michael Sylvester (Tenor), William Stone (Baritone), Marietta Simpson (Mezzo Soprano),
Delores Ziegler (Mezzo Soprano), Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Margaret Jane Wray (Soprano),
Deborah Voigt (Soprano), Kenneth Cox (Bass)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus,  Atlanta Boys Choir  ... 
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Vienna, Austria 

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