Essential Choral Classics

Essential Choral Classics

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Product Details

Release Date: 06/13/2006
Label: Decca
UPC: 0028947574866
catalogNumber: 000691802

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: O Fortuna

    1. O Fortuna  (02:44)
  2. Zadok the Priest, coronation anthem No. 1 for chorus & orchestra, HWV 258  (05:56)
  3. Miserere mei Deus (Psalm 51), motet for chorus: Excerpt

    1. Excerpt  (07:18)
  4. Hear My Prayer ("O for the wings of a dove"), hymn for soprano, chorus & organ or orchestra in G major: O for the wings of a dove

    1. O for the wings of a dove  (06:00)
  5. Elijah (Elias), oratorio, Op. 70: Thanks be to God!

    1. Thanks be to God!  (04:01)
  6. Panis angelicus for tenor, organ, harp, cello & bass  (03:57)
  7. Petite messe solennelle, for soloists, 2 pianos, harmonium & choir: Kyrie

    1. Kyrie  (07:48)
  8. Spem in Alium (also set as "Sing and glorify"), motet for 40 voices, P. 299  (11:38)
  9. Simple Gifts  (03:15)
  10. Shenandoah, folk song  (03:53)
  11. Deep River  (03:04)
  12. Song for Athene, for chorus  (06:01)
  13. The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38: Softly and gently

    1. Softly and gently  (06:19)
  14. Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125: O Freunde, nicht diese Töne!

    1. O Freunde, nicht diese Töne!  (07:01)

Disc 2

  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

    1. Gloria in excelsis  (02:22)
  2. Gloria, for 3 solo voices, chorus, trumpet, oboe, violin (ad lib), 2 violas, 2 cellos, strings & continuo in D major, RV 589: Et in terra pax

    1. Et in terra pax  (05:03)
  3. Mass in B minor, for 5 voices, 6-part chorus, violin, orchestra & continuo, BWV 232 (BC E1): Sanctus

    1. Sanctus  (05:14)
  4. Mass in B minor, for 5 voices, 6-part chorus, violin, orchestra & continuo, BWV 232 (BC E1): Osanna in excelsis

    1. Osanna in excelsis  (02:53)
  5. St. Matthew Passion (Matthäuspassion), BWV 244 (BC D3b): Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder

    1. Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder  (06:31)
  6. Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147 (BC A174): Jesu, joy of man's desiring

    1. Jesu, joy of man's desiring  (06:01)
  7. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: For unto us a Child is born

    1. For unto us a Child is born  (03:40)
  8. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah

    1. Hallelujah  (03:43)
  9. Die Schöpfung (The Creation), oratorio, H. 21/2: Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes

    1. Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes  (03:35)
  10. Mass for soloists, chorus, organ & orchestra in D minor ("Lord Nelson"), H. 22/11: Kyrie

    1. Kyrie  (05:05)
  11. Ave verum Corpus, motet for chorus, strings & organ, K. 618  (03:38)
  12. Vesperae solennes de confessore for soloists, chorus & orchestra, K. 339: Laudate Dominum

    1. Laudate Dominum  (04:52)
  13. Requiem for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, K. 626: Lacrimosa

    1. Lacrimosa  (03:21)
  14. Requiem, for 2 solo voices, chorus, organ & orchestra, Op. 48: Sanctus

    1. Sanctus  (03:41)
  15. Requiem, for 2 solo voices, chorus, organ & orchestra, Op. 48: In paradisum

    1. In paradisum  (03:46)
  16. Ein deutsches Requiem (German Requiem), for soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 45: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen

    1. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen  (05:22)
  17. Requiem Mass, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (Manzoni Requiem): Dies irae. Tuba mirum

    1. Dies irae. Tuba mirum  (04:18)
  18. Symphony No. 8 in E flat major ("Symphony of a Thousand"): Alles Vergängliche (conclusion)

    1. Alles Vergängliche (conclusion)  (06:42)

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