Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I. Prelude
Sir Edward Elgar 10:18
2 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I. "Jesu, Maria - I am near to death" (Gerontius)
Sir Edward Elgar 3:20
3 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I. "Kyrie eleison" (Chorus)
Sir Edward Elgar 2:28
4 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I. "Rouse thee, my fainting soul" (Gerontius)
Sir Edward Elgar 0:52
5 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I. "Be merciful, be gracious" (Chorus)
Sir Edward Elgar 3:16
6 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I. "Sanctus fortis, Sanctus Deus" (Gerontius)
Sir Edward Elgar 4:14
7 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I. "I can no more;for now it comes again" (Gerontius)
Sir Edward Elgar 2:24
8 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I. "Rescue him, O Lord!" (Chorus)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:46
9 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I. "Novissima hora est" (Gerontius)
Sir Edward Elgar 2:09
10 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I. "Profociscere, anima Christiana" (The Priest)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:37
11 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part I. "Go, in the name of Angels" (Chorus)
Sir Edward Elgar 4:46
12 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. Introduction: "I went to sleep" (The Soul)
Sir Edward Elgar 6:06
13 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "My work is done" (The Angel)
Sir Edward Elgar 3:14
14 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "All hail, My child!" (The Angel, The Soul)
Sir Edward Elgar 5:54
15 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "Low-born clods of brute earth" (Chorus)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:55
16 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "It is the restless panting of their being" (The Angel)
Sir Edward Elgar 0:41
17 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "The mind bold and independent" (Chorus)
Sir Edward Elgar 2:24
18 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "I see not those false spirits" (The Angel, The Soul)
Sir Edward Elgar 3:24
19 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "Praise to the Holiest" (Chorus)
Sir Edward Elgar 2:43
20 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "The sound is like the rushing of the wind" (The Soul)
Sir Edward Elgar 0:25
21 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "Glory to Him" (Chorus)
Sir Edward Elgar 0:24
22 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "They sing of they approaching agony" (The Angel, The Soul)
Sir Edward Elgar 0:55
23 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "But hark! A grand mysterious harmony" (The Soul)
Sir Edward Elgar 0:39
24 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "And now the threshold" (The Angel)
Sir Edward Elgar 0:32
25 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "Praise to the Holiest" (Chorus)
Sir Edward Elgar 7:02
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "Thy judgement now is near" (The Angel, The Soul)
Sir Edward Elgar 3:21
2 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "Jesu! By that shuddering dread" (The Angel)
Sir Edward Elgar 3:54
3 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "Be merciful, be gracious" (Chorus)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:44
4 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "Praise to His Name!" (The Angel)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:34
5 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "Take me away" (The Soul)
Sir Edward Elgar 2:36
6 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "Lord, Thou hast been our refuge" (Chorus)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:35
7 The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38: Part II. "Softly and gently" (The Angel)
Sir Edward Elgar 7:14
8 Blest Pair of Sirens
Sir Hubert Parry 11:50
9 I Was Glad
Sir Hubert Parry 7:01

Credits

CD 1

bass vocals:
Gwynne Howell (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (track 10)
choir vocals:
London Symphony Chorus (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (tracks 3, 5, 8, 11, 15, 17, 19, 21, 25)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1900) (track 1)
conductor:
Richard Hickox (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (tracks 1–25)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Felicity Palmer (mezzo-soprano) (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (tracks 13–14, 16, 18, 22, 24)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (tracks 1–25)
tenor vocals:
Arthur Davies (tenor) (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (tracks 2, 4, 6–7, 9, 12, 14, 18, 20, 22–23)
recorded at:
Watford Colosseum in Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (tracks 1–25)
part of:
recording of:

CD 2

bass vocals:
Gwynne Howell (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (track 2)
choir vocals:
London Symphony Chorus (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (tracks 3, 6, 9)
composer:
Sir Hubert Parry (English composer) (1887) (track 8)
Sir Hubert Parry (English composer) (1902) (track 9)
conductor:
Richard Hickox (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (tracks 1–9)
dedicated to:
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (Irish composer) (track 8)
lyricist:
John Milton (English poet, famed for his poem Paradise Lost) (track 8)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Felicity Palmer (mezzo-soprano) (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (tracks 1, 4, 7)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (tracks 1–9)
tenor vocals:
Arthur Davies (tenor) (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (tracks 1, 5)
recorded at:
Watford Colosseum in Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (tracks 1–9)
orchestrations:
I was glad (for choir and orchestra, Lawson) (track 9)
recording of:
Blest Pair of Sirens (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (track 8)
I was glad (Psalm 122) (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (track 9)