Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Kingdom, op. 51: Jerusalem. Prelude. Allegro maestoso –
Edward Elgar 9:03
2 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part I “In the Upper Room”. The Disciples and the Holy Women: “Seek first the Kingdom of God” –
Edward Elgar 1:38
3 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part I “In the Upper Room”. Peter: “Where two or three are gathered together in My Name’ –
Edward Elgar 2:34
4 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part I “In the Upper Room”. Peter: “He took bread, and blessed it” –
Edward Elgar 4:01
5 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part I “In the Upper Room”. Peter:“Men and brethren” –
Edward Elgar 2:31
6 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part I “In the Upper Room”. Peter, John, and the Disciples: “Thou, Lord, Which knowest the hearts of all men” –
Edward Elgar 1:08
7 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part I “In the Upper Room”. Recitative. Chorus: “They gave forth their lots” –
Edward Elgar 1:26
8 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part I “In the Upper Room”. Chorus: “O ye priests!”
Edward Elgar 3:30
9 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part II “At the Beautiful Gate”: The Morn of Pentecost 9 Mary and Mary Magdalene: “The singers are before the altar”
Edward Elgar 5:33
10 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part III “Pentecost”: Recitative. Tenor: “And when the day of Pentecost was fully come” –
Edward Elgar 0:48
11 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part III “Pentecost”: The Disciples: “When the great Lord will” –
Edward Elgar 3:51
12 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part III “Pentecost”: Recitative. Mezzo-soprano: “And suddenly there came from heaven a sound...” –
Edward Elgar 2:23
13 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part III “Pentecost”: The People: “Behold, are not all these which speak, Galilæans?” –
Edward Elgar 3:23
14 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part III “Pentecost”: Peter: “Ye men of Judæa” –
Edward Elgar 9:12
15 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part III “Pentecost”: Peter: “Repent, and be baptised every one of you”
Edward Elgar 5:47
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part IV “The Sign of Healing”: Recitative. Mezzo-soprano: “Then they that gladly received his word were baptised”’ –
Edward Elgar 3:14
2 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part IV “The Sign of Healing”: Mezzo-soprano: “The man that was lame” –
Edward Elgar 3:21
3 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part IV “The Sign of Healing”: John: “Unto you that fear His Name...” –
Edward Elgar 2:31
4 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part IV “The Sign of Healing”: Recitative. Mezzo-soprano: “And as they spake” –
Edward Elgar 1:28
5 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part IV “The Sign of Healing”: Mary: “The sun goeth down”
Edward Elgar 8:41
6 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part V “The Upper Room”: The Disciples and the Holy Women: “The voice of joy is in the dwelling of the righteous” –
Edward Elgar 3:42
7 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part V “The Upper Room”: The Disciples and the Holy Women: “Lord, Thou didst make the heaven” –
Edward Elgar 2:41
8 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part V “The Upper Room”: The Disciples and the Holy Women: “Thou, Almighty Lord, hast given food and drink to mankind” –
Edward Elgar 5:34
9 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part V “The Upper Room”: All: “Our Father, Which art in Heaven” –
Edward Elgar 3:17
10 The Kingdom, op. 51: Part V “The Upper Room”: John: “Ye have received the Spirit of adoption”
Edward Elgar 2:57
11 Sospiri, op. 70
Edward Elgar 4:43
12 Sursum corda, op. 11
Edward Elgar 9:49

Credits

CD 1

additional librettist:
Luke the Evangelist (tracks 1–15)
Didache (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1–15)
assistant engineer:
Ben Connellan (1989-06-11 – 1989-06-13) (tracks 1–15)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1901 – 1906) (tracks 1–15)
conductor:
Richard Hickox (1989-06-11 – 1989-06-13) (tracks 1–15)
librettist:
Edward Elgar (tracks 1–15)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1989-06-11 – 1989-06-13) (tracks 1–15)
producer:
Brian Couzens (engineer/editor/producer) (tracks 1–15)
sound engineer:
Ralph Couzens (engineer/editor/producer) (1989-06-11 – 1989-06-13) (tracks 1–15)
premiered at:
Birmingham Music Festival 1906: [concert] (1906-10-03) (tracks 1–15)
recorded at:
St. Jude-on-the-Hill in Hampstead, Camden, London, United Kingdom (1989-06-11 – 1989-06-13) (tracks 1–15)
part of:
Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 51) (tracks 1–15)
is the basis for:
partial recording of:
The Kingdom, op. 51 (1989-06-11 – 1989-06-13) (tracks 1–15)
parts:

CD 2

additional librettist:
Luke the Evangelist (tracks 1–10)
Didache (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1–10)
assistant engineer:
Ben Connellan (1989-06-11 – 1989-06-13) (tracks 1–12)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1894) (track 12)
Edward Elgar (1901 – 1906) (tracks 1–10)
Edward Elgar (1914) (track 11)
conductor:
Richard Hickox (1989-06-11 – 1989-06-13) (tracks 1–12)
dedicated to:
Henry Dyke Acland (track 12)
William Henry Reed (track 11)
librettist:
Edward Elgar (tracks 1–10)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1989-06-11 – 1989-06-13) (tracks 1–12)
producer:
Brian Couzens (engineer/editor/producer) (tracks 1–12)
sound engineer:
Ralph Couzens (engineer/editor/producer) (1989-06-11 – 1989-06-13) (tracks 1–12)
premiered at:
Birmingham Music Festival 1906: [concert] (1906-10-03) (tracks 1–10)
[concert] (1894-04-09) (track 12)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (track 11)
recorded at:
St. Jude-on-the-Hill in Hampstead, Camden, London, United Kingdom (1989-06-11 – 1989-06-13) (tracks 1–12)
part of:
Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 11) (track 12)
Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 51) (tracks 1–10)
Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 70) (track 11)
arrangements:
Elévation (for violin and piano, arr. Schneider) (track 12)
Sospiri, op. 70 (for violin and piano, arr. Griffiths) (track 11)
is the basis for:
partial recording of:
The Kingdom, op. 51 (1989-06-11 – 1989-06-13) (tracks 1–10)
parts:
recording of:
Sospiri, op. 70 (for strings, harp (or piano) and organ (or harmonium)) (1989-06-11 – 1989-06-13) (track 11)
Sursum corda, op. 11 (1989-06-11 – 1989-06-13) (track 12)