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Sacred Classics - Bach, Fauré, Franck, Handel, Mozart, Et Al


Release Date: 08/05/2003 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 69107   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelGabriel FauréAntonio VivaldiJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Elizabeth HarwoodVictoria de los AngelesTeresa BerganzaLucia Valentini-Terrani,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Charles MackerrasAndré CluytensRiccardo MutiSir David Willcocks,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraAmbrosian SingersOrchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mixed 
Length: 2 Hours 25 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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Includes pie jesu.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Language: English 
2.
Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Language: English 
3.
Requiem, Op. 48: Pie Jesu by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano)
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888 rev 1893; France 
Language: Latin 
4.
Gloria in D major, RV 589: Gloria in excelsis Deo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano), Lucia Valentini-Terrani (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra,  New Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Language: Latin 
5.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: German 
6.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Sir Philip Ledger (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
7.
Coronation Anthems (4): no 1, HWV 258 "Zadok the priest" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
Language: English 
8.
German Requiem, Op. 45: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1868; Austria 
Language: German 
9.
Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Agnus Dei by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Chorus,  New Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: Latin 
10.
Requiem in D minor, K 626: Lacrymosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra,  New Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Latin 
11.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Latin 
12.
Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Language: Latin 
13.
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 24, Herrscher des Himmels by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: German 
14.
L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25: L'adieu des bergers by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  René Duclos Chorus,  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850-1854; France 
Language: French 
15.
Requiem, Op. 48: Libera me by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1890; France 
Language: Latin 
16.
Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Stockholm Chamber Choir,  Swedish Radio Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
Language: Latin 
17.
The Creation, H 21 no 2: The heavens are telling by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Helen Donath (Soprano), José Van Dam (Baritone)
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
18.
The Seasons, H 21 no 3: Come, gentle spring by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Berlin Deutsche Oper Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1799-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
19.
Elijah, Op. 70: Lord God of Abraham by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra,  New Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Language: English 
20.
Elijah, Op. 70: And then shall your light break forth by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra,  New Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Language: English 
21.
Miserere mei Deus: Miserere mei by Gregorio Allegri
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
Language: Latin 
22.
Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244: no 63, O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Wolfgang Gönnenwein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Madrigal Choir,  Consortium
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1727; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: German 
23.
Saint John Passion, BWV 245: no 13, Ich folge dir gleichfalls by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Lisa Otto (Soprano)
Conductor:  Karl Foster
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: German 
24.
Saint John Passion, BWV 245: no 68, Ach Herr, lass dein lieb Engelein by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Karl Foster
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Hedwig's Cathedral Choir,  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: German 
25.
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Sanctus fortis by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Richard Lewis (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899-1900; England 
Language: Latin 
26.
Requiem Mass: Confutatis maledictis by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra,  New Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Requiem Mass: Ingemisco" and "Requiem Mass: Dies irae." 
27.
Requiem Mass: Dies irae by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra,  New Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Requiem Mass: Ingemisco" and "Requiem Mass: Confutatis maledictis." 
28.
Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244: no 47, Erbarme dich by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Julia Hamari (Soprano)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Gönnenwein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Consortium
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1727; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: German 
29.
Requiem Mass: Ingemisco by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra,  New Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Requiem Mass: Confutatis maledictis" and "Requiem Mass: Dies irae." 
30.
Stabat mater: Cujus animam by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Robert Gambill (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra,  Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832/1842; Italy 
Language: Latin 

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