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British Composers - Elgar: The Music Makers, The Dream Of Gerontius / Boult


Release Date: 01/12/1999 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 66540   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Dame Janet BakerHelen WattsRobert LloydNicolai Gedda
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Philharmonic ChorusJohn Alldis Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
The Music Makers, Op. 69 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  London Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1966 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London 
Length: 37 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Helen Watts (Alto), Robert Lloyd (Bass), Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  John Alldis Choir,  New Philharmonia Orchestra,  London Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899-1900; England 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 96 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

The Music Makers, Op.69 (1986 - Remaster): (Moderato e nobilmente)
The Music Makers, Op.69 (1986 - Remaster): We are the music makers
The Music Makers, Op.69 (1986 - Remaster): With wonderful deathless ditties
The Music Makers, Op.69 (1986 - Remaster): We, in the ages lying
The Music Makers, Op.69 (1986 - Remaster): A breath of our inspiration
The Music Makers, Op.69 (1986 - Remaster): They had no vision amazing
The Music Makers, Op.69 (1986 - Remaster): And therefore to-day is thrilling
The Music Makers, Op.69 (1986 - Remaster): But we, with our dreaming and singing
The Music Makers, Op.69 (1986 - Remaster): For we are afar with the dawning
The Music Makers, Op.69 (1986 - Remaster): Great hail! we cry to the comers
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 1: Prelude
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 1: Jesu Maria, I am near to death (Gerontius)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 1: Kyrie eleison (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 1: Rouse thee, my fainting soul (Gerontius)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 1: Be merciful, be gracious (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 1: Sanctus fortis, Santus Deus (Gerontius)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 1: I can no more; for now it comes again (Gerontius)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 1: Rescue him, O Lord (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 1: Novissima hora est (Gerontius)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 1: Proficiscere, anima Christiana (Priest)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 1: Go in the name of Angels (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: I went to sleep (soul of Gerontius)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: My work is done (Angel)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: All hail! My child (Soul, Angel)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: Low-born clods of brute earth (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: It is the restless panting of their being (Angel)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: The mind bold and independent (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: I see not those false spirits (Soul, Angel)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: Praise to the Holiest (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: The sound is like the rushing of the wind (Soul)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: Glory to Him (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: They sing of thy approaching agony (Angel, Soul)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: But hark! a grand mysterious harmony (Soul)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: And now the threshold (Angel)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: Praise to the Holiest (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: Thy judgement now is near (Angel, Soul)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: Jesu! by that shuddering dread (Angel)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: Be merciful, be gracious (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: Praise to his name! (Angel)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: Take me away (Soul)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: Lord, Thou hast been our refuge (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (1986 - Remaster), Part 2: Softly and gently (Angel)

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