Annotation

Digital remaster of 1965 recording

Annotation last modified on 2014-12-15 23:22 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I (a) Prelude (Lento, mistico - Moderato - Andantino - Come prima)
Sir Edward Elgar 10:12
2 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I (b) (Gerontius) Jesu, Maria - I am near to death
Sir Edward Elgar 3:31
3 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I (c) (Gerontius, semi-chorus, chorus) So pray for me...Kyrie eleison...Holy Mary, pray for him
Sir Edward Elgar 2:47
4 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I (d) (Gerontius, chorus) Rouse thee, my fainting soul...Be merciful
Sir Edward Elgar 4:20
5 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I (e) (Gerontius) Sanctus fortis, Sanctus Deus
Sir Edward Elgar 5:29
6 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I (f) (Gerontius, chorus) I can no more...Rescue him, O Lord
Sir Edward Elgar 2:43
7 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I (g) (semi-chorus, chorus, Gerontius) Noe from the waters...Novissima hora est
Sir Edward Elgar 3:06
8 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I (h) (Priest) Proficiscere, anima Christiana
Sir Edward Elgar 1:56
9 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part I (i) (chorus, Priest, semi-chorus) Go in the name of Angels
Sir Edward Elgar 4:42
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II (a) (Andantino)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:53
2 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II (b) (Soul of Gerontius) I went to sleep
Sir Edward Elgar 2:54
3 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II (c) (Soul, Angel) Another marvel...My work is done
Sir Edward Elgar 3:48
4 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II (d) (Angel, Soul) It is a member of that family...A presage falls upon thee
Sir Edward Elgar 6:14
5 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II (e) (Soul, Angel, chorus) But hark!...Low-born clods of brute earth
Sir Edward Elgar 1:34
6 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II (f) (chorus) Dispossessed, aside thrust
Sir Edward Elgar 3:41
7 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II (g) (Soul, Angel) I see not those false spirits
Sir Edward Elgar 2:10
8 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II (h) (Angel, semi-chorus, chorus, Soul) There was a mortal......Praise to the Holiest
Sir Edward Elgar 6:08
9 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II (i) (Soul, Angel, chorus) But hark! a grand mysterious harmony
Sir Edward Elgar 9:53
10 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II (j) (Angel, Soul) Thy judgment now is near
Sir Edward Elgar 2:22
11 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II (k) (Angel of the Agony, Soul, semi-chorus, chorus) Jesu! by that shuddering dread
Sir Edward Elgar 5:44
12 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II (l) (Angel, Soul, chorus) Praise to His Name!...Take me away
Sir Edward Elgar 6:04
13 The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38: Part II (m) (Angel, chorus, semi-chorus) Softly and gently
Sir Edward Elgar 6:56

Credits

CD 1

bass vocals:
Kim Borg (1965) (tracks 8–9)
choir vocals:
Hallé Choir (1965) (tracks 3–4, 6–7, 9)
Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus (1965) (tracks 3–4, 6–7, 9)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1900) (tracks 1–9)
conductor:
Sir John Barbirolli (1965) (tracks 1–9)
orchestra:
Hallé Orchestra (1965) (tracks 1–9)
performer:
The Ambrosian Singers (1965) (tracks 3, 7, 9)
tenor vocals:
Richard Lewis (Welsh tenor) (1965) (tracks 2–7)
part of:
partial recording of:
recording of:

CD 2

bass vocals:
Kim Borg (1965) (track 11)
choir vocals:
The Ambrosian Singers (1965) (tracks 8, 11, 13)
Hallé Choir (1965) (tracks 5–6, 8–9, 11–13)
Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus (1965) (tracks 5–6, 8–9, 11–13)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1900) (tracks 1–11, 11–13)
conductor:
Sir John Barbirolli (1965) (tracks 1–13)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Dame Janet Baker (1965) (tracks 3–5, 7–10, 12–13)
orchestra:
Hallé Orchestra (1965) (tracks 1–13)
tenor vocals:
Richard Lewis (Welsh tenor) (1965) (tracks 2–5, 7–12)
arrangements:
The Angel's Farewell from The Dream of Gerontius (for organ, Brewer) (track 13)
part of:
The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38 (tracks 1–11, 11–13)
partial recording of:
recording of:

Release

sampled by: The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Elgar’s use of leitmotiv: General introduction by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Elgar’s use of leitmotiv: Introduction to The Apostles and The Kingdom by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Motto themes only used in The Kingdom: In the name of Jesus Christ by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Motto themes only used in The Kingdom: Motto theme quoted from The Dream of Gerontius by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Motto themes only used in The Kingdom: Motto theme quoted from The Light of Life by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Motto themes only used in The Kingdom: The New Faith (Christianity) by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Motto themes only used in The Kingdom: The Real Presence (Christ) by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Motto themes used for abstract ideas: The Church by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Motto themes used for abstract ideas: The Fellowship of the Apostles by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Motto themes used for abstract ideas: The Gospel by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Motto themes used for the principal characters: Christ, the Man of Sorrows by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Motto themes used for the principal characters: Christ’s Loneliness by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Motto themes used for the principal characters: Judas by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Motto themes used for the principal characters: St. Peter by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Motto themes used for the principal characters: The Beatitudes by Sir Adrian Boult
The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction by Sir Adrian Boult: Motto themes used for the principal characters: The Spirit of the Lord by Sir Adrian Boult
part of: British Composers (EMI/Virgin/Warner Classics)
ASIN: UK: B000026D0F [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/7974859 [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/997237 [info]