Essential Choral

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/22/2013
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099972344224
  • Catalog Number: 234422
  • Sales rank: 292,049

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Gloria, for 3 solo voices, chorus, trumpet, oboe, violin (ad lib), 2 violas, 2 cellos, strings & continuo in D major, RV 589: Gloria in excelsis Deo - Antonio Vivaldi & Neville Marriner (2:25)
  2. 2 Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147 (BC A174): Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - David Willcocks & Johann Sebastian Bach (3:32)
  3. 3 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus - George Frideric Handel & Ambrosian Singers (4:03)
  4. 4 Miserere mei Deus (Psalm 51), motet for chorus - Gregorio Allegri & Timothy Beasley-Murray (5:47)
  5. 5 Magnificat, for 5 voices, 5-part chorus, orchestra & continuo in D major, BWV 243 (BC E14): Magnificat anima mea - Johann Sebastian Bach & Academy of Ancient Music (3:02)
  6. 6 Requiem for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, K. 626: Lacrimosa - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & David Bell (2:59)
  7. 7 Regina coeli, antiphon for soprano, chorus & orchestra, K. 127: Regina coeli - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Collegium Cartusianum (4:04)
  8. 8 Die Schöpfung (The Creation), oratorio, H. 21/2: The heavens are telling - David Willcocks & Franz Joseph Haydn (4:49)
  9. 9 Deutsche Messe (German Mass), for mixed chorus, wind ensemble & organ, D. 872: Heilig, heilig, heilig - Franz Schubert & Bavarian Radio Chorus (2:32)
  10. 10 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125: Ode to Joy - James Morris & Riccardo Muti (3:22)
  11. 11 Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem), for soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 45: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen - Johannes Brahms & BBC Symphony Chorus (6:12)
  12. 12 Mass for tenor, baritone, bass, chorus & orchestra in A flat major ("Messa di gloria"): Gloria in excelsis Deo - In terra pax - Laudamus t - Giacomo Puccini & London Symphony Chorus (4:37)
  13. 13 Te Deum, for tenor, 3 choruses, brass bands, organ & orchestra, H. 118 (Op. 22): 4. Tu, Christe, Rex Gloriae - Prière - Hector Berlioz & John Nelson (5:40)
  14. 14 Panis angelicus for tenor, organ, harp, cello & bass - César Franck & The Hallé Choir (4:58)
  15. 15 Cantique de Jean Racine, for 4-part chorus & organ (or orchestra), Op. 11 - Gabriel Fauré & Downside Abbey Choirboys (5:13)
  16. 16 Vespers (All-Night Vigil), for alto, tenor & chorus, Op. 37: Ave Maria - Sergey Rachmaninov & Groupe Vocal de France (2:40)
  17. 17 Requiem, for 2 solo voices, chorus, organ & orchestra, Op. 48: In paradisum - Gabriel Fauré & Peter Barley (3:29)
  18. 18 Totus Tuus, for chorus, Op. 60 - Henryk Mikolaj Górecki & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (4:10)
  19. 19 Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra) - Hubert Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra (2:30)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Te Deum, motet for 8 voices, chorus & orchestra, H. 146: Pleni sunt coeli et terra - Marc-Antoine Charpentier & Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (2:24)
  2. 2 Cantata No. 140, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme," BWV 140 (BC A166): Zion hört die Wächter - Johann Sebastian Bach & Consortium Musicum (4:49)
  3. 3 Zadok the Priest, coronation anthem No. 1 for chorus & orchestra, HWV 258 - George Frideric Handel & Ambrosian Singers (5:46)
  4. 4 Mass in B minor, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, BWV 232 (BC E1): Cum sancto spiritu - Johann Sebastian Bach & Bavarian Radio Chorus (4:25)
  5. 5 Funeral Sentences (for the funeral of Queen Mary), Z. 27: Thou knowest, Lord - Henry Purcell & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (2:22)
  6. 6 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born - George Frideric Handel & Ambrosian Singers (4:22)
  7. 7 Passion Chorale, Moravian funeral chorale: O Sacred Head, Now Wounded - David Willcocks & Johann Sebastian Bach (2:45)
  8. 8 Ave verum corpus, motet for chorus, strings & organ, K. 618 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:26)
  9. 9 Die Schöpfung (The Creation), oratorio, H. 21/2: Awake the Harp - Franz Joseph Haydn & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus (2:13)
  10. 10 String Quartet No. 6 in B flat major, Op. 18/6: Die Himmel rühmen - Felix Mottl & Philharmonia Chorus (2:30)
  11. 11 Elijah (Elias), oratorio, Op. 70: And then shall your light break forth - Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos & Philharmonia Chorus (3:21)
  12. 12 L' Enfance du Christ, oratorio for soprano, 2 tenors, baritone, 3 basses, chorus & orchetsra ("trilogie sacrée") H. 130 (Op. 25): L'Adieu des bergers (Shepherds' Farewell) - Hector Berlioz & René Duclos Choir (3:50)
  13. 13 Requiem, for orchestra, organ & chorus; for organ & chorus; for small ensemble, organ & chorus, Op. 9 (3 versions): Agnus Dei - Maurice Duruflé & Peter Barley (3:42)
  14. 14 Gloria, for soprano, chorus & orchestra, FP 177: Laudamus te - Francis Poulenc & Orchestre National de France (2:59)
  15. 15 Chichester Psalms, for boy soloist, chorus & orchestra: 1. Maestoso ma energico - Allegro molto - Leonard Bernstein & Peter Barley (3:55)
  16. 16 The Lamb, for chorus - John Tavener & Jeremy Backhouse (3:14)
  17. 17 Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11: Agnus Dei - Samuel Barber & Winchester Cathedral Choir (7:48)
  18. 18 Requiem for chorus & orchestra: Requiem aeternam - Choir of King's College, Cambridge & Stephen Cleobury (5:41)
  19. 19 Requiem Mass, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (Manzoni Requiem): Dies irae - Giuseppe Verdi & Carlo Maria Giulini (2:22)
  20. 20 Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: O Fortuna - Carl Orff & London Philharmonic Chorus (2:30)
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