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Elgar: Dream Of Gerontius, Symphony No 1 / De Waart, Auty, Breedt, Hancock

Elgar / Royal Flemish Philharmonic / De Waart
Release Date: 09/24/2013 
Label:  Pentatone   Catalog #: 5186472   
Composer:  Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Michelle BreedtPeter AutyJohn Hancock
Conductor:  Edo De Waart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Flemish PhilharmonicGhent Collegium Vocale
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Multi 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is a hybrid Super Audio CD playable on both regular and Super Audio CD players. This is a hybrid Super Audio CD playable on both regular and Super Audio CD players. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 1 in A flat major, Op. 55 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Edo De Waart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Flemish Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907-1908; England 
2. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Michelle Breedt (Mezzo Soprano), Peter Auty (Tenor), John Hancock (Baritone)
Conductor:  Edo De Waart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ghent Collegium Vocale,  Royal Flemish Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899-1900; England 

Sound Samples

The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I: Prelude
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I: Jesu, Maria - I am near to death (Gerontius)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I: Kyrie eleison (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I: Sanctus fortis, Sanctus Deus (Gerontius)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I: Rescue him, O Lord (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I: Profiscere, anima Christiana (The Priest)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II: Andantino
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II: I went to sleep (The Soul of Gerontius)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II: Low-born clods of brute earth (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II: I see not those false spirits (The Soul of Gerontius, The Angel)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II: Praise to the Holiest (Chorus, Angel)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II: And now the threshold - Praise to the Holiest (Angel, Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II: The judgment now is near (The Angel, The Soul of Gerontius)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II: Jesu! By that shuddering dread (The Angel of the Agony)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II: I go before my Judge - Be merciful, o Lord (The Soul of Gerontius, Angel, Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II: Lord, Thou hast been our refuge (Chorus)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II: Angel's Farewell (Angel, Chorus)
Symphony No. 1 in A-Flat Major, Op. 55: I. Andante nobilmente e semplice - Allegro
Symphony No. 1 in A-Flat Major, Op. 55: II. Allegro molto
Symphony No. 1 in A-Flat Major, Op. 55: III. Adagio
Symphony No. 1 in A-Flat Major, Op. 55: IV. Lento - Allegro

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