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Oratorio `The Dream of Gerontius`, op. 38 (Elgar)

Edward Elgar (1857–1934)

Oratorio `The Dream of Gerontius` op. 38

Sheet Music

he text of Cardinal Newman

Part I
1. Prelude (orchestra)
2. Jesu, Maria I am near to death (Gerontius)
3. So pray for me Kyrie eleison Holy Mary, pray for him (Gerontius / semi-chorus...Read more
he text of Cardinal Newman

Part I
1. Prelude (orchestra)
2. Jesu, Maria I am near to death (Gerontius)
3. So pray for me Kyrie eleison Holy Mary, pray for him (Gerontius / semi-chorus / chorus)
4. Rouse thee, my fainting soul (Gerontius)
5. Sanctus fortis, Sanctus Deus (Gerontius)
6. I can no more (Gerontius / chorus / semi-chorus)
7. Profiscere, anima Christiana (Priest / chorus / semi-chorus)

Part II
1. Prelude (orchestra)
2. I went to sleep (Gerontius)
3. Another marvel My work is done (Soul / Angel)
4. It is a member of that family (Soul / Angel)
5. But hark!... Low-born clods of brute earth (Soul / Angel / chorus)
6. Dispossessed / Aside thrust (chorus)
7. I see not those false spirits (Soul / Angel)
8. There was a mortal Praise to the Holiest (Angel / semi-chorus / chorus / Soul)
9. But hark! a grand mysterious harmony (Soul / Angel / chorus)
10. Thy judgment now is near (Angel / Soul)
11. Jesu! by that shuddering dread (Angel of the Agony / Soul / semi-chorus / chorus)
12. Praise to His Name!... Take me away (Angel / Soul / chorus)
13. Softly and gently (Angel / chorus / semi-chorus)


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Coro di Roma della RAI (chorus master: Nino Antonellini), Gerontius - Jon Vickers, The Angel - Constance Shacklock, The Priest, The Angel of Agony - Marian Nowakowski. 20.11.1957, Roma
Added by: weina , 22.01.2017 15:32           

Richard Lewis - Gerontius, The Soul of Gerontius; Janet Baker - The Angel; Kim Borg - The Priest, The Angel of the Agony. Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus & Hallé Choir (Eric Chadwick - choir master). Ambrosian Singers (John McCarthy - choir master). Recorded: December 27-30, 1964, Manchester.
Added by: Osobnyak , 13.11.2016 21:49           

Peter Pears (Gerontius,tenor), Yvonne Minton (Angel, mezzo-soprano), John Shirley-Quirk (Priest, Angel of Agony, bass-baritone). London Symphony Chorus. The Choir of King`s College, Cambridge. London Symphony Orchestra. Cond. Benjamin Britten. Rec. 1972.
Added by: ulyanka , 07.11.2014 00:03           

Paul Groves, Sarah Conolly, John Relyea. 2010, Dresden.
Added by: hamerkop , 10.09.2010 23:24           

Magdalena Kožená - mezzo soprano. Toby Spence - tenor. Thomas Quasthoff - bass. Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle - conductor. Großer Musikvereinssaal in Wien, 6 Dezember 2009.
Added by: art15 , 12.01.2013 18:34           

Recorded: April 8-12, 1945.
Added by: alebaranov , 09.04.2016 16:36           

Added by: platonopera , 10.03.2017 17:42           

William Kendall (Gerontius),tenor, Sarah Fryer (Angel), mezzo-soprano, Matthew Best (Priest, Angel of Agony), bass-baritone. Bournemouth Symphony Chorus. Waynflete Singers. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Cond. David Hill. Rec. 1996.
Added by: ulyanka , 06.11.2014 23:26           

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