Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma della RAI


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)


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