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composer:Edward Elgar (composer) (1900)
librettist:John Henry Newman
premiered at:Birmingham Town Hall in Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom (1900-10-03)
part of:Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 38)
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/composition/mc0002658454 [info]
VIAF ID:VIAF: 177002061 [info]
Wikidata:Q2065731 [info]
download score for free:imslp: The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (Elgar, Edward) [info]
is the basis for:The Apostles & The Kingdom: An Illustrated Introduction
parts:The Dream of Gerontius: Part 1: Be merciful, be gracious
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 1: Go, in the name of Angels
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 1: I Can no more; for now it comes again
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 1: Kyrie eleison
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 1: Novissima hora est
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 1: Rescue him, O Lord
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 2: And now the threshold as we traverse it
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 2: Glory to him
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 2: Introduction
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 2: Jesu! by that shuddering dread which fell on Thee
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 2: Lord, Thou hast been our refuge
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 2: Low-born clods of brute earth
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 2: My work is done, my task is o'er
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 2: Praise to His name!
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 2: Praise to the holiest
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 2: Praise to the Holiest in the height
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 2: Take me away
The Dream of Gerontius: Part 2: The mind bold and independent
1. The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I, I. Prelude (Cues 1–21)
2. The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I, II. Jesu, Maria – I am near to death (Cues 22–32)
3. The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I, III. Rouse thee, my fainting soul (Cues 33–39)
4. The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I, IV. Sanctus fortis, sanctus Deus (Cues 40–67)
5. The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I, V. Proficiscere, anima Christiana (Cue 68–78)
6. The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II, I. I went to sleep (Cues 1–15)
7. The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II, II. It is a member of that family (Cues 16–28)
8. The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II, III. But hark! upon my sense comes a fierce hubbub (Cues 29–54)
9. The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II, IV. I see not those false spirits (Cues 55–70)
10. The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II, V. But hark! a grand mysterious harmony (Cues 71–101)
11. The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II, VI. Thy judgment now is near (Cues 102–113)
12. The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II, VII. I go before my judge (Cues 114–126)
13. The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II, VIII. Softly and gently, dearly-ransomed soul (Cues 127–137)

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: II. There was a mortal who is now abovepartialDame Janet Baker, Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli6:12
The Dream of Gerontius, Part 2: The Demons ChoruspartialAmbrosian Chorus, Dame Janet Baker, Hallé Choir, Richard Lewis, Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus5:32