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Mendelssohn: Elijah / Hickox, White, London So & Chorus


Release Date: 10/28/1992 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 8774   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rosalind PlowrightLinda FinnieArthur DaviesWillard White,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 21-25 April 1989 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Ben Connellan (Assistant) Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 21-25 April 1989 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Ben Connellan (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Elijah, Op. 70 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rosalind Plowright (Soprano), Linda Finnie (Mezzo Soprano), Arthur Davies (Tenor),
Willard White (Bass), Jeremy Budd (Boy Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 130 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Introduction: Recitative: As God the Lord of Israel liveth (Elijah)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Overture
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Help, Lord! wilt Thou quite destroy us? (Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Duet with Chorus: Lord! bow Thine ear to our prayer! (Soprano, Contralto, Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Recitative: Ye people, rend you hearts (Obadiah)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Aria: If with all your hearts ye truly seek Me (Obadiah)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Yet doth the Lord see it not (Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Recitative: Elijah! get thee hence (An Angel)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: For He shall give His angels charge over thee (Chorus) - Recitative: Now Cherith's brook is dried up (An Angel)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Recitative, Aria and Duet: What have I to do with thee, O man of God? (The Widow, Elijah)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Blessed are the men who fear Him (Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Recitative: As God the Lord of Sabaoth liveth (Elijah, Ahab, Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Baal, we cry to thee (Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Recitative: Call him louder, for he is a god! (Elijah, Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Recitative: Call him louder! he heareth not (Elijah, Chorus))
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Recitative and Aria: Draw near, all ye people (Elijah)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Chorale: Cast the burden upon the Lord (Angels)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Recitative: O Thou, who makest Thine angels spirits (Elijah, Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Aria: Is not His word like a fire (Elijah)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Arioso: Woe unto them who forsake him! (Contralto)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Recitative: O man of God, help thy people! (Obadiah, Elijah, The Youth, Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part I: Thanks be to God! (Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Aria: Hear ye, Israel (Soprano)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Be not afraid, saith God the Lord (Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Recitative: The Lord hath exalted thee from among the people (Elijah, The Queen, Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Woe to him, he shall perish (Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Recitative: Man of God, now let my words be precious in thy sight (Obadiah, Elijah)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Aria: It is enough (Elijah)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Recitative: See, now he sleepeth beneath a juniper tree (Tenor)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Trio: Lift thine eyes to the mountains (Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: He, watching over Israel (Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Recitative: Arise, Elijah, for thou hast a long journey before thee (The Angel, Elijah)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Aria: O rest in the Lord (The Angel))
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: He that shall endure to the end, shall be saved (Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Recitative: Night falleth round me, O Lord (Elijah)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Behold! God the Lord passed by! (Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Recitative and Chorus: Above him stood the Seraphim (Contralto, Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Go, return upon thy way! (Chorus) - Recitative: I go on my way in the strength of the Lord (Elijah)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Arioso: For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed (Elijah)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Then did Elijah the prophet break forth like a fire (Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Aria: The shall the righteous shine forth (Tenor)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: Recitative: Behold, God hath sent Elijah the prophet (Soprano)
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: But the Lord from the north hath raised one (Chorus) - Quartet: O come everyone that thirsteth
Elijah, Op. 70 (Sung in English): Part II: And then shall your light break forth (Chorus)

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