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The Power & The Glory: Choral Masterpieces

Power & The Glory: Choral Masterpieces / Various
Release Date: 04/26/2011 
Label:  Warner Classics & Jazz   Catalog #: 4682508   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Claudio MonteverdiAntonio VivaldiGeorge Frideric HandelHector Berlioz,   ... 
Performer:  Sophie Marin-DegorFrançois BazolaPaul [Tenor Vocal] AgnewThierry Félix,   ... 
Conductor:  William ChristieNikolaus HarnoncourtJohn Eliot GardinerKurt Masur,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts FlorissantsConcentus Musicus Wien
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Vespro della Beata Vergine: Deus in adjutorium by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Sophie Marin-Degor (Cantor), François Bazola (Voice), Paul [Tenor Vocal] Agnew (),
Thierry Félix (), Maryseult Wieczorek (Voice), Joseph Cornwell (Voice),
Clive Bayley (Voice)
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1610; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
2.
Gloria in D major, RV 589: Gloria in excelsis Deo by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concentus Musicus Wien
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
3.
Coronation Anthems (4): no 1, HWV 258 "Zadok the priest" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 6 Secs. 
4.
L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25: L'adieu des bergers by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850-1854; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
5.
Luminosa for boy's Choir (after Debussy's "Clair de lune") by Robert Prizeman
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs. 
6.
Lacrymosa by Robert Prizeman
Performer:  Ben Crawley (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
8.
Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang": Alles was Odem hat, lobe den Herrn by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
9.
Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang": Nun danket alle Gott by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
10.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
11.
German Requiem, Op. 45: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1868; Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
12.
The Creation, H 21 no 2: In splendour bright by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Herbert Tachezi (Harpsichord), Josef Protschka (), Walther Schulz (Cello)
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
13.
The Creation, H 21 no 2: The heavens are telling the glory of God by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Josef Protschka (), Herbert Tachezi (Harpsichord), Robert Holl (),
Walther Schulz (Cello), Edita Gruberova ()
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Period: Classical 
Written: 1798 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
14.
Gurrelieder: Seht die Sonne, farbenfroh am Himmelssaum by Arnold Schoenberg
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Period: Modern 
Written: 1900-1911; Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
15.
Lamentations and Praises: 12. Procession into Hadës (into the Tomb) by John Tavener
Conductor:  Joseph Jennings
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2000 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
16.
Aida: Gloria all' Egitto by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Carlo Rizzi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 11 Minutes 50 Secs. 
17.
Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Carlo Rizzi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
18.
Vespers, Op. 37: no 6, Hail, Virgin, Mother of God by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Erato Disques 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
19.
Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z 15 by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680-1682; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
20.
Requiem, Op. 9: Libera me by Maurice Duruflé
Performer:  Xavier Depraz (), Marie-Madeleine Duruflé-Chevalier (Organ)
Conductor:  Maurice Duruflé
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 44 Secs. 
21.
Requiem, Op. 9: In paradisum by Maurice Duruflé
Performer:  Marie-Madeleine Duruflé-Chevalier (Organ)
Conductor:  Maurice Duruflé
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
22.
Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection": 5th movement, O glaube, mein Herz by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Violeta Urmana (), Susan Chilcott ()
Conductor:  Kazushi Ono
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 39 Secs. 
23.
Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection": 5th movement - Aufersteh'n, ja aufersteh'n wirst by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Violeta Urmana (), Susan Chilcott ()
Conductor:  Kazushi Ono
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1894; Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 39 Secs. 
24.
Mass in C major, K 317 "Coronation": Sanctus by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Joan [Soprano Vocal] Rodgers (), Josef Protschka (), László Polgár ()
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concentus Musicus Wien
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
25.
Mass in C major, K 317 "Coronation": Benedictus by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Josef Protschka (), László Polgár (), Joan [Soprano Vocal] Rodgers ()
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concentus Musicus Wien
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
26.
Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123: Gloria by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Anthony [Tenor Vocal] Rolfe Johnson (), Eva Mei (), Robert Holl ()
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Period: Classical 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 17 Minutes 11 Secs. 
27.
Fidelio, Op. 72: O, welche Lust! by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805/1814; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 30 Secs. 
28.
Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Sanctus by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Fritz Werner
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 
29.
Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Dona nobis pacem by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Fritz Werner
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Vespro della Beata Vergine, 1610 : I "Deus in adjutorium": Monteverdi : Vespro della Beata Vergine, 1610 : I "Deus in adjutorium"
Gloria in D major RV589 : I "Gloria in excelsis Deo": Vivaldi : Gloria in D major RV589 : I "Gloria in excelsis Deo"
4 Coronation Anthems: I. "Zadok the Priest", HWV. 258: Handel: 4 Coronation Anthems: I. "Zadok the Priest", HWV. 258
Mass No.16 in C major K317, 'Coronation' : IV Sanctus: Mozart : Mass No.16 in C major K317, 'Coronation' : IV Sanctus
Mass No.16 in C major K317, 'Coronation' : V Benedictus: Mozart : Mass No.16 in C major K317, 'Coronation' : V Benedictus
L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25, Part 2: "Il s'en va loin de la terre" (Chorus): Berlioz: L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25, Part 2: "Il s'en va loin de la terre" (Chorus)
Luminosa [Debussy' Claire de Lune]: Debussy / Arr Prizeman : Luminosa [Debussy' Claire de Lune]
Lacrymosa [Saint-Saëns' Carnival of the Animals : Aquarium]: Saint-Saëns / Arr Prizeman : Lacrymosa [Saint-Saëns' Carnival of the Animals : Aquarium]
Sacris solemnis [Beethoven' Symphony No.7 : Allegretto]: Beethoven / Arr Prizeman : Sacris solemnis [Beethoven' Symphony No.7 : Allegretto]
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : II "Alles, was Odem hat, lobe den Herrn!": Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : II "Alles, was Odem hat, lobe den Herrn!"
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : VIII "Nun danket alle Gott": Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : VIII "Nun danket alle Gott"
Messiah, HWV. 56: Part 2 "Hallelujah" (Chorus): Handel: Messiah, HWV. 56: Part 2 "Hallelujah" (Chorus)
Ein deutsches Requiem Op.45 : IV Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen, Herr Zebaoth!: Brahms : Ein deutsches Requiem Op.45 : IV Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen, Herr Zebaoth!
Die Schöpfung [The Creation] : Part 1 "In vollem Glanz steiget jetzt" [Uriel]: Haydn : Die Schöpfung [The Creation] : Part 1 "In vollem Glanz steiget jetzt" [Uriel]
Die Schöpfung [The Creation] : Part 1 "Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes" [Choir, Gabriel, Uriel, Raphael]: Haydn : Die Schöpfung [The Creation] : Part 1 "Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes" [Choir, Gabriel, Uriel, Raphael]
Mass in D major Op.123, 'Missa Solemnis' : II Gloria: Beethoven : Mass in D major Op.123, 'Missa Solemnis' : II Gloria
Des Sommerwindes wilde Jagd : III Seht die Sonne [Chorus]: Schoenberg : Des Sommerwindes wilde Jagd : III Seht die Sonne [Chorus]
Lamentations and Praises : V Epitaphios [Procession I - From Golgotha to the Anointing Stone]: Tavener : Lamentations and Praises : V Epitaphios [Procession I - From Golgotha to the Anointing Stone]
Fidelio : Act 1 "O welche Lust" [Chorus]: Beethoven : Fidelio : Act 1 "O welche Lust" [Chorus]
Aïda : Act 2 "Gloria all' Egitto" [Choir]: Verdi : Aïda : Act 2 "Gloria all' Egitto" [Choir]
Nabucco, Act 3: "Va pensiero", 'Chorus of the Hebrew slaves' (Chorus): Verdi: Nabucco, Act 3: "Va pensiero", 'Chorus of the Hebrew slaves' (Chorus)
Vespers Op.37 : VI Ave Maria: Rachmaninov : Vespers Op.37 : VI Ave Maria
Mass in B Minor BWV232 : IV Sanctus: Bach : Mass in B Minor BWV232 : IV Sanctus
Mass in B Minor BWV232 : V Dona nobis pacem: Bach : Mass in B Minor BWV232 : V Dona nobis pacem
Hear my prayer, O Lord: Purcell : Hear my prayer, O Lord
Requiem Op.9 : VIII Libera me: Duruflé : Requiem Op.9 : VIII Libera me
Requiem Op.9 : IX In paradisum: Duruflé : Requiem Op.9 : IX In paradisum
Symphony No.2 in C minor, 'Resurrection' : V - Langsam - Misterioso: Mahler : Symphony No.2 in C minor, 'Resurrection' : V - Langsam - Misterioso
Symphony No.2 in C minor, 'Resurrection' : V Etwas bewegter: Mahler : Symphony No.2 in C minor, 'Resurrection' : V Etwas bewegter
Symphony No.2 in C minor, 'Resurrection' : V Mit Aufschwung, aber nicht eilen: Mahler : Symphony No.2 in C minor, 'Resurrection' : V Mit Aufschwung, aber nicht eilen

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