Essential Choral Classics

ESSENTIAL CHORAL CLASSICS

Essential Choral Classics
Orff, Handel, Beethoven, Elgar, Mahler, Vivaldi, Haydn, Mozart, Fauré, Verdi, Br
Int. Release 06 Mar. 2006
2 CDs / Download
0289 475 7486 6
Decca ADD/DDD


Track List

CD 1: Essential Choral Classics

Carl Orff (1895 - 1982)
Carmina Burana

Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi

Choeur de l'Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Neville Marriner, Charles Dutoit

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, English Chamber Orchestra, David Willcocks

Gregorio Allegri (1582 - 1652)
Miserere

Ed. Willcocks

Roy Goodman, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Willcocks

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Hear My Prayer, Hymn for Soprano, Chorus and Organ

Alastair Hussain, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, James Vivian

Elijah, Op.70, MWV A25

sung in English

Part 1

Bryn Terfel, Edinburgh Festival Chorus, Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment, Stephen Doughty, Paul Daniel

César Franck (1822 - 1890)
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, James Vivian, Stephen Cleobury

Gioacchino Rossini (1792 - 1868)
Petite Messe solennelle

7.
0:00
7:43

Mirella Freni, Lucia Valentini-Terrani, Luciano Pavarotti, Ruggero Raimondi, Coro Polifonico de Teatro alla Scala, Leone Magiera, Vittoria Rosetta, Romano Gandolfi

Thomas Tallis (1505 - 1585)
8.
11:42

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Cambridge University Music Society, John Langdon, David Willcocks

Joseph Brackett, Jr. (1797 - 1882)
Simple Gifts

Traditional
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Jerold Ottley

John Tavener (1944 - 2013)
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury

Edward Elgar (1857 - 1934)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38

Pt. 2

Yvonne Minton, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Symphony No.9 In D Minor, Op.125 - "Choral"

4.

Jessye Norman, Reinhild Runkel, Robert Schunk, Hans Sotin, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Total Playing Time: 1:19:03

CD 2: Essential Choral Classics

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)
Gloria In D Major, RV589

Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, The Academy of Ancient Music, Simon Preston

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Mass In B Minor, BWV 232

Kyrie: No.1 Kyrie eleison

Sanctus

3.
0:00
5:17

St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244

Part Two

Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147

English text version

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Nicholas Daniel, James Vivian, Robert Quinney, Stephen Cleobury

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Messiah, HWV 56

Pt. 1

Pt. 2

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)
Die Schöpfung, Hob.XXI:2

Sung in German

Part 1

Norma Burrowes, Rudiger Wohlers, James Morris, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Mass in D Minor - Missa in angustiis ("Nelson Mass"), Hob. XXII:11

Ed. H. C. Robbins Landon

10.
0:00
5:06

Sylvia Stahlman, Helen Watts, Wilfred Brown, Tom Krause, Simon Preston, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, James Vivian, Stephen Cleobury

Vesperae solennes de confessore In C, K.339

Felicity Palmer, Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, The Wren Orchestra, George Guest

Requiem In D Minor, K.626

Realised & Edited by H.C.Robbins Landon

13.
0:00
3:21

Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
Requiem, Op.48

Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, George Guest

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Ein deutsches Requiem, Op.45

Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Bernard Haitink

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Messa da Requiem

Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911)
Symphony No.8 In E Flat - "Symphony Of A Thousand"

Part Two: Final Scene From Goethe's "Faust"

Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Yvonne Minton, Helen Watts, René Kollo, John Shirley-Quirk, Martti Talvela, Wiener Sängerknaben, Wiener Singverein, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Total Playing Time: 1:19:59