100 Best Choruses

Release Date: 7/31/2020
Catalog Number: 548471
Number of Discs: 6

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Note: Work data for this release may be incomplete or partially superceded from its previously released edition. - ArkivMusic

Includes world favorite choral works or excerpts of works by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, and more.
Works on This Recording
1. Come, ye sons of art, away, Z 323: Come Ye Sons of Art by Henry Purcell
Conductor: David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble: Early Music Consort
Period: Baroque
Written: 1694 ; England
2. Idomeneo, K 366: Scenda Amor, scenda Imeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble: Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Period: Classical
Written: 1781 ; Munich, Germany
3. Fidelio, Op. 72: Wer ein holdes Weib errungen by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical
4. Götterdämmerung: Gross Glück und Heil by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic
Written: 1869-1874 ; Germany
5. Der Wildschütz: Seht dort den muntern Jäger by Albert Lortzing
Conductor: Robert Heger
Period: Romantic
Written: 1842 ;
6. Fidelio, Op. 72: Heil sei dem Tag by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical
Written: 1805/1814 ; Vienna, Austria
7. Fidelio, Op. 72: O, welche Lust! by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical
Written: 1805/1814 ; Vienna, Austria
8. Der Freischütz, J 277: Was gleicht wohl "Hunters' Chorus" by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Period: Romantic
Written: 1817-1821 ; Dresden, Germany
9. Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: O süsser Mond by Otto Nicolai
Conductor: Robert Heger
Period: Romantic
Written: 1849 ; Berlin, Germany
10. Tannhäuser: Freudig begrüssen "Entrance of the Guests" by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Robert Heger
Period: Romantic
Written: 1845/1861 ; Germany
11. Tannhäuser: Beglückt darf nun dich "Pilgrims' Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Robert Heger
Period: Romantic
Written: 1845/1861 ; Germany
12. Lohengrin: Treulich geführt "Bridal Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Robert Heger
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847 ; Germany
13. Der fliegende Holländer: Summ und brumm, du gutes Rädchen by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Robert Heger
Period: Romantic
Written: 1841/1852 ; Germany
14. Der fliegende Holländer: Steuermann! Lass die Wacht by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Robert Heger
Period: Romantic
Written: 1841/1852 ; Germany
15. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Wach' auf, es nahet gen den Tag by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Robert Heger
Period: Romantic
Written: 1862-1867 ; Germany
16. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Waltz by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877-1878 ; Russia
17. Boris Godunov: Prologue - I am oppressed "Coronation scene" by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor: André Cluytens
Period: Romantic
18. Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances by Alexander Borodin
Conductor: Jerzy Semkow
Orchestra/Ensemble: Sofia National Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic
19. Faust: Gloire immortelle [Soldiers' Chorus] by Charles Gounod
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; France
20. Faust: Ainsi que la brise légère [Act 2 Waltz] by Charles Gounod
Conductor: Michel Plasson
21. Faust: Christ est ressuscite! "Apothéosis" by Charles Gounod
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; France
22. Faust: Vin ou bièrre "Kermesse Scene" by Charles Gounod
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; France
23. Roméo et Juliette: L'heure s'envole by Charles Gounod
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1865-1871 ;
24. Mireille: La Farandole joyeuse et folle by Charles Gounod
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1863-1864 ; France
25. Mireille: Ô vous qui du haut des cieux by Charles Gounod
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1863-1864 ; France
26. Orfeo ed Euridice: Trionfi Amore by Christoph W. Gluck
Orchestra/Ensemble: Monteverdi Choir
Period: Classical
Written: 1762/1774 ; Vienna, Austria
27. The Creation, H 21 no 2: The heavens are telling by Franz Joseph Haydn
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Classical
Written: 1796-1798 ; Vienna, Austria
28. The Creation, H 21 no 2: Awake the harp by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Period: Classical
Written: 1798 ;
29. Elijah, Op. 70: And then shall your light break forth by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic
Written: 1846-1847 ; Germany
30. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: O Isis und Osiris (Chorus) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
31. Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Bassa Selim lebe lange by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Josef Krips
Period: Classical
Written: 1782 ; Vienna, Austria
32. Così fan tutte, K 588: Bella vita militar! by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: Classical
Written: 1790 ; Vienna, Austria
33. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Die Strahlen der Sonne by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Written: 1791 ;
34. Idomeneo, K 366: Nettuno s'onori, quel nome risuoni" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble: Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Period: Classical
Written: 1781 ; Munich, Germany
35. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: no 4, Zion hört die Wächter singen, das Herz tut in ihr by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque
Written: 1731 ; Leipzig, Germany
36. Gloria in D major, RV 589: Gloria in excelsis Deo by Antonio Vivaldi
Period: Baroque
37. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
38. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
39. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Drig! Drig! Drig! Maitre Luther! by Jacques Offenbach
Period: Romantic
40. Carmen: Les voici! Les voici! by Georges Bizet
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
41. Carmen: Dans l'air nous suivons "Cigarette Girls' Chorus" by Georges Bizet
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
42. Carmen: Avec la garde montante "Children's Chorus" by Georges Bizet
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
43. Les pêcheurs de perles: Dès que le soleil by Georges Bizet
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1863 ; France
44. Les Pêcheurs de Perles: Brahma, divin Brahma by Georges Bizet
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1863 ; France
45. Les pêcheurs de perles: Sois la bienvenue by Georges Bizet
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1863 ; France
46. Hérodiade: Romains! Romains! Nous somme tous Romains! by Jules Massenet
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
47. Padmâvatî, Op. 18: Dans la nuit flamboyante by Albert Roussel
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
48. Don Pasquale: Che interminabile andiri "Servants' Chorus" by Gaetano Donizetti
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic
Written: 1843 ; Italy
49. Lucia di Lammermoor: Per te d'immenso giubilo (Bridal Chorus) by Gaetano Donizetti
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Period: Romantic
Written: 1835 ; Italy
50. Mosè in Egitto: Dal tuo stellato soglio "Prayer" by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor: Lamberto Gardelli
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Italy
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