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Grand & Glorious - Great Operatic Choruses / Robert Shaw


Release Date: 03/29/1994 
Label:  Telarc   Catalog #: 80333   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelHenry PurcellModest MussorgskyGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Christine BrewerKarl DentKevin Maynor
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony OrchestraAtlanta Symphony Chamber ChorusAtlanta Symphony Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Acis and Galatea, HWV 49: Happy we! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
2. Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Christine Brewer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Length: 7 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: The selections from "Dido and Aeneas" share a single track and timing. 
3. Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: With drooping wings ye Cupids come by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Language: English 
Notes: The selections from "Dido and Aeneas" share a single track and timing. 
4. Boris Godunov: Prologue - I am oppressed "Coronation scene" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Karl Dent (Tenor), Kevin Maynor (Bass)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Length: 7 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
5. Carmen: Les voici! Les voici! by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
6. Fidelio, Op. 72: O, welche Lust! by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Kevin Maynor (Bass), Karl Dent (Tenor)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805/1814; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Length: 7 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: German 
7. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Wach' auf, es nahet gen den Tag by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: German 
8. Lohengrin: Treulich geführt "Bridal Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: German 
9. Tannhäuser: Beglückt darf nun dich "Pilgrims' Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: German 
10. Tannhäuser: Freudig begrüssen "Entrance of the Guests" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: German 
11. Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12. Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Length: 5 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13. Rigoletto: Zitti, zitti moviamo a vendetta by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14. Don Pasquale: Che interminabile andiri "Servants' Chorus" by Gaetano Donizetti
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15. 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 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Woodruff Center, Atlanta 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in Latin and Italian. 

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