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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/12/2002
  • Label: Decca
  • UPC: 028947038221
  • Catalog Number: 470382
  • Sales rank: 18,187

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Nabucco, opera (Nabucodonosor): Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves: Va, Pensiero - Giuseppe Verdi & Penny Bennett (4:38)
  2. 2 Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Humming Chorus - Giacomo Puccini & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (3:00)
  3. 3 Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75: Bridal Chorus: Treulich geführt ziehet dahin - Richard Wagner & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (5:28)
  4. 4 Miserere mei Deus (Psalm 51), motet for chorus: Abridged - edited by Willcocks, Sir David - David Willcocks & Gregorio Allegri (7:22)
  5. 5 Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freunde (Jesu, Joy of Man's Des - Kurt Thomas & Johann Sebastian Bach (3:01)
  6. 6 Ave verum Corpus, motet for chorus, strings, & organ, K. 618 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Penny Bennett (3:41)
  7. 7 Cantique de Jean Racine, for 4-part chorus & organ (or orchestra), Op. 11 - Gabriel Fauré & Penny Bennett (5:52)
  8. 8 L' Enfance du Christ, oratorio for soprano, 2 tenors, Baritone, 3 basses, chorus & orchetsra ("trilogie sacrée") H. 130 (Op. 25): Shepherds' Farewell: Il s'en va loin de la terre - Colin Davis & Hector Berlioz (5:05)
  9. 9 Pavane, for orchestra & chorus ad lib in F sharp minor, Op. 50 - Gabriel Fauré & Penny Bennett (6:45)
  10. 10 Totus Tuus, for chorus, Op. 60 - Henryk Mikolaj Górecki & Penny Bennett (4:44)
  11. 11 Ein deutsches Requiem (German Requiem), for soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 45: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (How Lovely Are - Johannes Brahms & Penny Bennett (5:58)
  12. 12 Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Pilgrim's Chorus: Beglückt darf nun dich - Richard Wagner & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (5:03)
  13. 13 Requiem, for 2 solo voices chorus, organ, & orchestra, Op. 48: Sanctus - Gabriel Fauré & Penny Bennett (3:09)
  14. 14 Requiem for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, K. 626: Lacrimosa - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (3:21)
  15. 15 Song for Athene, for chorus - John Tavener & Penny Bennett (6:05)
  16. 16 Damnation de Faust, La, for mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass, chorus and orchestra, ("légende dramatique") H. 111 (Op. 24): Laus! Laus! Hosanna! Hosanna! - Hector Berlioz & Penny Bennett (5:15)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Requiem Mass, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (Manzoni Requiem): Dies irae... Tuba mirum - Giuseppe Verdi & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (4:17)
  2. 2 Il Trovatore, opera: Anvil Chorus: Vedi! Le fosche - Giuseppe Verdi & Penny Bennett (2:51)
  3. 3 Judas Maccabaeus, oratorio, HWV 63: See the Conquering Hero Comes - George Frideric Handel & Penny Bennett (3:05)
  4. 4 Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Sanctus - Johann Sebastian Bach & Penny Bennett (5:19)
  5. 5 Coronation Anthem No.1 for chorus & orchestra "Zadok the Priest" HWV 258 - David Willcocks & George Frideric Handel (5:59)
  6. 6 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral") Op. 125: Ode to Joy (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Penny Bennett (7:02)
  7. 7 Requiem for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, K. 626: Dies irae - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (2:07)
  8. 8 Die Schöpfung (The Creation), oratorio, H. 21/2: Die Himmel erzählen (The Heavens Are Telling) - Franz Joseph Haydn & Penny Bennett (3:35)
  9. 9 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Toreador Chorus: Les voici, les voici - Georges Bizet & John Alldis (4:17)
  10. 10 Elias (Elijah), oratorio, Op. 70: Thanks be to God - Felix Mendelssohn & Penny Bennett (4:02)
  11. 11 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Jauchzet, frohlocket! (Opening Chorus) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Penny Bennett (3:27)
  12. 12 Matthäuspassion (St. Matthew Passion), BWV 244: Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder (final chorus) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Penny Bennett (6:34)
  13. 13 Mefistofele, opera: Ave, Signor degli angeli e dei santi! (prologue) - Arrigo Boito & Penny Bennett (4:06)
  14. 14 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah - George Frideric Handel & Penny Bennett (3:51)
  15. 15 Rule, Britannia, for orchestra/band (with voice and/or chorus ad lib) - arranged by Sargent - Thomas Arne & Penny Bennett (4:33)
  16. 16 Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra) - Hubert Parry & Penny Bennett (2:49)
  17. 17 Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: O Fortuna - Carl Orff & Penny Bennett (2:42)
  18. 18 Faust, opera: Soldier's Chorus: Gloire immortelle - Charles Gounod & Ambrosian Opera Chorus (3:18)
  19. 19 Faust, opera: Apothéosis - Charles Gounod & Ambrosian Opera Chorus (2:04)
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I love powerful ,yet relaxing choral classical music

    I love powerful ,yet relaxing choral classical music Uplifting, Spiritual, relaxing music. I imagine this is good to be use as lullabies . I imagine it helps to turn this on very low and light to sleeping babies as background music . I keep my choral CD's durimg my commute for work and errands for years and years and love them . Thanks Also recommended: Handel's Messiah,esp.from Vienna Boys chores, Ave Maria from Vienna Boys , The best choral music in the World Ever

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