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Mendelssohn: Elijah / Daniel, Terfel, Fleming, Bardon, Et Al

Release Date: 10/14/1997 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 455688   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Renée FlemingPatricia BardonJohn Mark AinsleyLibby Crabtree,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of EnlightenmentEdinburgh Festival Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 11 Mins. 

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This disc was Gramophone's "Recording of the Month" for September 1997. This disc was Gramophone's "Recording of the Month" for September 1997. Read less

Works on This Recording

Elijah, Op. 70 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano), Patricia Bardon (Mezzo Soprano), John Mark Ainsley (Tenor),
Libby Crabtree (Soprano), Sara Fulgoni (Alto), John Bowen (Tenor),
Neal Davies (Bass), Geoffrey Moses (Bass), Bryn Terfel (Baritone),
Matthew Munro (Boy Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment,  Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Edinburgh, England 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Elijah / Part 1: Introduction: "As God the Lord of Israel liveth"
Elijah / Part 1: Overture
Elijah / Part 1: "Help, Lord! Wilt Thou quite destroy us?"
Elijah / Part 1: "Lord, bow Thine ear to our pray'r!"
Elijah / Part 1: "Ye people, rend your hearts and not your garments"
Elijah / Part 1: "If with all your hearts ye truly seek Me"
Elijah / Part 1: "Yet doth the Lord see it not"
Elijah / Part 1: "Elijah! Get thee hence; Elijah!"
Elijah / Part 1: "For He shall give His angels charge"
Elijah / Part 1: "What have I to do with thee"
Elijah / Part 1: "Bless'd are they who fear the Lord"
Elijah / Part 1: "As God the Lord of Sabaoth liveth"
Elijah / Part 1: "Baal, we cry to thee"
Elijah / Part 1: "Call him louder, for he is a God!"
Elijah / Part 1: "Call him louder! He heareth not"
Elijah / Part 1: "Lord God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel"
Elijah / Part 1: "Cast thy burden upon the Lord"
Elijah / Part 1: "O Thou, who makest Thine angels"
Elijah / Part 1: "Is not his word like a fire!"
Elijah / Part 1: "Woe, woe unto them who forsake Him!"
Elijah / Part 1: "O man of God, help thy people"
Elijah / Part 1: "Thanks be to God!
Elijah / Part 2: "Hear ye, Israel" - "Thus saith the Lord" - "I am He that comforteth"
Elijah / Part 2: "Be not afraid, saith God the Lord"
Elijah / Part 2: "The Lord hath exalted thee"
Elijah / Part 2: "Woe to him! He shall perish!"
Elijah / Part 2: "Man of God, now let my words"
Elijah / Part 2: "It is enough! O Lord, now take away my life"
Elijah / Part 2: "See, now he sleepeth beneath a juniper tree"
Elijah / Part 2: "Lift thine eyes to the mountains"
Elijah / Part 2: "He, watching over Israel, slumbers not"
Elijah / Part 2: "Arise, Elijah"
Elijah / Part 2: "Oh rest in the Lord, wait patiently for Him"
Elijah / Part 2: "He that shall endure to the end"
Elijah / Part 2: "Night falleth round me! O Lord"
Elijah / Part 2: "Behold, God the Lord passed by!"
Elijah / Part 2: "Above Him stood the Seraphim" - "Holy, holy, holy"
Elijah / Part 2: "Go return upon thy way"
Elijah / Part 2: "For the mountains shall depart"
Elijah / Part 2: "Then did Elijah the prophet break forth"
Elijah / Part 2: "Then shall the righteous shine"
Elijah / Part 2: "Behold, God hath sent Elijah the prophet"
Elijah / Part 2: "But the Lord from the north hath raised one"
Elijah / Part 2: "And then shall your light break forth"

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