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Paray: Joan Of Arc Mass, Symphony No 1 / James Paul, Et Al


Release Date: 08/19/1997 
Label:  Reference Recordings   Catalog #: 78   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Paul Paray
Performer:  Lorna HaywoodTerry Patrick-HarrisJoseph HarrisJosik Koc
Conductor:  James Paul
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish National ChorusRoyal Scottish National Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This disc was nominated for the 1998 Grammy Award for "Best Choral Performance."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.167) - "...James Paul obviously feels this music very deeply; if the pulse occasionally quickens, or the soloists begin to take on near-operatic intensity, it is all of a piece--a youthful ardor and radiant complexion that make the music glow....It is a beautiful recording..."
This disc was nominated for the 1998 Grammy Award for "Best Choral Performance."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.167) - "...James Paul obviously feels this music very deeply; if the pulse occasionally quickens, or the soloists begin to take on near-operatic intensity, it is all of a piece--a youthful ardor and radiant complexion that make the music glow....It is a beautiful recording..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Mass for the 500th Anniversary of the Death of Joan of Arc by Paul Paray
Performer:  Lorna Haywood (Soprano), Terry Patrick-Harris (Alto), Joseph Harris (Tenor),
Josik Koc (Bass)
Conductor:  James Paul
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish National Chorus,  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; France 
2. Symphony no 1 in C major by Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 1 in C major: I. Allegro energico
Symphony No. 1 in C major: II. Quasi lento
Symphony No. 1 in C major: III. Allegretto con grazia
Symphony No. 1 in C major: IV. Alla scherzando
Mass of Joan of Arc: Kyrie (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass, Chorus)
Mass of Joan of Arc: Gloria (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass, Chorus)
Mass of Joan of Arc: Sanctus (Chorus)
Mass of Joan of Arc: Benedictus (Soprano, Tenor, Chorus)
Mass of Joan of Arc: Agnus Dei (Soprano, Tenor, Chorus)

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