Artist: Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Andrew Staples, Thomas Hampson, Staatsopernchor Berlin, RIAS Kammerchor, Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim
Title: Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38
Genre: Classical
Release Date: 2017
Duration: 01:33:39
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz
Label: Decca

Daniel Barenboim’s ‘The Dream of Gerontius’ is a significant addition to his critically-acclaimed Elgar series with Staatskapelle Berlin. This is Barenboim’s first recording of Elgar’s greatest choral masterpiece. Featuring the finest array of English-speaking soloists: Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Andrew Staples and Thomas Hampson.

The album is released to coincide with Barenboim’s performances of Elgar’s Symphonies 1 & 2 with the Staatskapelle Berlin at the BBC Proms on 15 & 16 July

Barenboim’s long association with, and love for, Elgar has effectively made it part of his musical DNA.” (Gramophone)

Barenboim made this a Gerontius of transcendental splendour.” (Financial Times)

If anyone can make a case for Elgar outside Britain, and without special pleading, it’s Daniel Barenboim, returning to conduct this British composer’s works.” (New York Times)

Tracklist:

  1. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 1: Prelude – 9:20
  2. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 1: Jesu Maria – I am near to death – 3:36
  3. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 1: Kyrie eleison – 2:12
  4. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 1: Rouse thee, my fainting soul – 0:49
  5. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 1: Be merciful, be gracious; spare him, Lord – 2:37
  6. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 1: Sanctus fortis, Sanctus Deus – 5:47
  7. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 1: I can no more; for now it comes again – 2:11
  8. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 1: Rescue him, O Lord, in this his evil hour – 1:57
  9. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 1: Novissima hora est – 1:10
  10. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 1: Proficiscere, anima Christiana, de hoc mundo! – 1:54
  11. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 1: Go, in the name of Angels and Archangels – 4:08
  12. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: Introduction – 1:36
  13. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: I went to sleep; and now I am refresh’d – 3:35
  14. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: My work is done, my task is o’er – 9:16
  15. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: Low-born clods of brute earth – 2:40
  16. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: The mind bold and independent – 2:29
  17. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: I see not those false spirits – 3:40
  18. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: Praise to the Holiest in the height – 3:05
  19. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: Glory to Him, who evermore by truth and justice reigns – 1:16
  20. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: But hark! A grand mysterious harmony – 0:47
  21. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: And now the threshold as we traverse it – 0:36
  22. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: Praise to the Holiest in the height – 7:50
  23. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: Thy judgement now is near – 2:31
  24. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: Jesu! by that shuddering dread which fell on Thee – 5:20
  25. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: Praise to His Name! O happy, suffering soul! – 1:22
  26. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: Take me away, and in the lowest deep there let me be – 3:37
  27. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: Lord, Thou hast been our refuge – 1:06
  28. The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. 2: Softly and gently, dearly-ransom’d soul – 7:30

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