Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Gloria RV589: Gloria in Excelsis Deo
Antonio Vivaldi 2:26
2 Cantata no. 147: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:35
3 Zadok the Priest
George Frideric Handel 5:46
4 Miserere Mei, Deus
Gregorio Allegri 5:50
5 Hymn (mode VIII): Veni creator spiritus
[anonymous] 2:42
6 Requiem in D minor, K626: Lacrimosa
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:01
7 Messiah: For Unto Us a Child Is Born
George Frideric Handel 4:22
8 The Creation: The Heavens Are Telling
Joseph Haydn 4:51
9 Panis Angelicus
César Franck 5:00
10 Vespers, op. 37: Ave Maria
Sergei Rachmaninov 2:41
11 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": Ode to Joy
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:25
12 Nabucco: Va, pensiero (Chorus of Hebrew Slaves)
Giuseppe Verdi 5:31
13 Prince Igor: Chorus of Slave Girls
Alexander Borodin 3:02
14 Dona Francisquita: Coro de románticos (Chorus of Lovers)
Amadeo Vives 5:12
15 Requiem, op. 48: In Paradisum
Gabriel Fauré 3:31
16 Totus Tuus (Opening)
Henryk Górecki 4:12
17 Song for Athene
John Tavener 6:12
18 Standing Stone: Celebration (conclusion)
Paul McCartney 4:10
19 Jerusalem
Hubert Parry 2:29
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Cantata No. 140: Zion hört die Wächter
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:49
2 Te Deum: Pleni sunt coeli et terra
Marc‐Antoine Charpentier 2:26
3 Messiah: Hallelujah Chorus
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:04
4 Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary: Thou knowest, Lord
Henry Purcell 2:24
5 Sequence (mode 1): Veni sancte spiritus
[anonymous] 2:51
6 The Creation: Awake the Harp
Joseph Haydn 2:14
7 Elijah: And then Shall Your Light Break Forth
Felix Mendelssohn 3:21
8 L'enfance du Christ: L'adieu des bergers (Shepherd's Farewell)
Hector Berlioz 3:53
9 Requiem, op. 9: Agnus Dei (reduced orchestration version)
Maurice Duruflé 3:44
10 Cantique de Jean Racine
Gabriel Fauré 5:15
11 Ave verum, K. 618
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:44
12 Tannhäuser: Beglückt darf nun dich, o Heimat (Pilgrim's Chorus)
Richard Wagner 4:28
13 Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne spoglie (Anvil Chorus)
Giuseppe Verdi 2:52
14 Gloria: Laudamus te
Francis Poulenc 3:02
15 Chichester Psalms: I. Maestoso ma energico (Allegro molto)
Leonard Bernstein 3:56
16 The Lamb
John Tavener 3:17
17 Agnus Dei (Adagio for Strings)
Samuel Barber 7:51
18 Requiem: Requiem aeternam
John Rutter 5:43
19 Messa da Requiem: Dies irae (opening)
Giuseppe Verdi 2:23
20 Carmina Burana: O Fortuna
Carl Orff 2:32
21 Pomp and Circumstance March no. 1 (Land of Hope and Glory)
Sir Edward Elgar 2:43

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland (1987-06-14) (track 16)
violin:
José‐Luis García (violinist & conductor) (track 15)
organ:
Peter Barley (track 15)
keyboard:
Anatoli Pouzun (keyboards) (track 13)
harp:
arranger:
Franz Beyer (track 6)
balance engineer:
Neville Boyling (engineer) (track 2)
Neville Boyling (engineer) (1966-06-29 – 1966-08-09) (track 7)
baritone vocals:
John Shirley‐Quirk (bass-baritone) (track 8)
bass vocals:
James Morris (operatic bass-baritone) (track 11)
choir vocals:
Hallé Choir (track 9)
Westminster Choir (Princeton, USA) (track 11)
Ambrosian Singers (1966-06-29 – 1966-08-09) (track 7)
chorus master:
David Hill (organist and conductor) (track 17)
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (track 7)
Ismael Fernández de la Cuesta (1973-03) (track 5)
Stephen Cleobury (1984) (track 4)
composer:
Gregorio Allegri (track 4)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 2)
César Franck (track 9)
Joseph Haydn (track 8)
Antonio Vivaldi (track 1)
Amadeo Vives (track 14)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1727) (track 3)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (track 7)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (track 6)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1841) (track 12)
Gabriel Fauré (French composer) (1886 – 1900) (track 15)
Sir Hubert Parry (English composer) (1916) (track 19)
Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (Polish composer) (1987) (track 16)
John Tavener (20th century composer) (1993) (track 17)
conductor:
Stephen Cleobury (track 16)
Andrew Davis (conductor, keyboardist, composer, arranger) (track 19)
Lawrence Foster (conductor) (track 18)
Bernard Haitink (track 12)
Maurice Handford (horn player / conductor) (track 9)
Sir Neville Marriner (tracks 1, 8)
Yehudi Menuhin (track 3)
Riccardo Muti (track 11)
John Poole (conductor) (track 10)
Pablo Sorozábal (track 14)
José de Felipe (track 13)
Charles Mackerras (Australian conductor) (1966-06-29 – 1966-08-09) (track 7)
librettist:
Temistocle Solera (track 12)
lyricist:
St. Thomas Aquinas (track 9)
William Blake (track 19)
Maria Boguslawska (track 16)
Robert Bridges (poet) (track 2)
William Shakespeare (famous English poet and playwright) (track 17)
orchestra:
Hallé Orchestra (track 9)
Stephen Cleobury (track 15)
English Chamber Orchestra (1966-06-29 – 1966-08-09) (track 7)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (tracks 2, 7)
soprano vocals:
Heather Harper (track 8)
Timothy Beasley-Murray (1984) (track 4)
sound engineer:
Angel Barco (track 5)
tenor vocals:
Robert Tear (track 8)
vocals:
Gerald Finley (1984) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Hispavox, S.A. (not for release label use! Spanish record company) (1973) (track 5)
publisher:
Editions Durand (1947-) (track 15)
premiered at:
Westminster Abbey in London, England, United Kingdom (1727-10-11) (track 3)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1966-06-29 – 1966-08-09) (track 7)
part of:
Händel-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: HWV 258) (track 3)
arrangements:
Jersulaem (Jakeway arrangement) (track 19)
Jerusalem (EL&P arrangement) (track 19)
Jerusalem (catch-all for arrangements) (track 19)
Nabucco: Atto III. "Va, pensiero" (Coro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Panis Angelicus (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
The Four Coronation Anthems: "Zadok The Priest", HWV 258 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
is based on:
Jerusalem (poem by Blake) (track 19)
is the basis for:
Lacrymosa (track 6)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 360 (for orchestra) (track 4)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/1 (for solo piano, first version) (track 4)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/2 (for solo piano, final version) (track 4)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 633 (for piano four hands) (track 4)
later translated versions:
later versions:
O Lord Most Holy (track 9)
orchestrations:
Jerusalem (orchestrated by Elgar) (track 19)
Panis Angelicus (orch. Stokowski) (track 9)
part of:
Nabucco: Atto III (track 12)
Gloria in D major, RV 589 (movement) (track 1)
Requiem, op. 48 (track 15)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626 (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 6)
partial recording of:
Totus Tuus, op. 60 (track 16)
recording of:
Jerusalem (anthem by Hubert Parry) (track 19)
Miserere mei, Deus (track 4)
Nabucco: Atto III, Scena IV. “Va, pensiero” (Coro) (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) (track 12)
Panis Angelicus (track 9)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: III. Sequenz: f. Lacrimosa dies illa (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 6)
Song for Athene (track 17)
translated version of:

CD 2

premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1731-11-25) (track 1)
Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom (1901-10-19) (track 21)
organ:
Peter Barley (tracks 9, 15)
percussion:
David Corkhill (track 15)
harp:
Rachel Masters (track 15)
alto vocals:
Charles Brett (English counter-tenor active in late 20th century) (track 2)
Peter Winn (treble) (track 15)
arranger:
Maurice Duruflé (1961) (track 9)
Samuel Barber (1967) (track 17)
balance engineer:
Neville Boyling (engineer) (1966-06-29 – 1966-08-09) (track 3)
Mike Clements (engineer) (1990-03-24 – 1990-04-29) (track 6)
Michael Sheady (1990-03-24 – 1990-04-29) (track 6)
bass vocals:
Stephen Roberts (UK bass-baritone) (track 2)
Daniel Sladden (bass singer) (track 15)
choir vocals:
Bavarian State Opera Chrous (Chorus of the Bavarian State Opera) (track 12)
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge (tracks 2, 4, 9, 15, 18)
Radio France Chorus (track 14)
CBSO Chorus (track 6)
Philharmonia Chorus (London choir aka New Philharmonia Chorus from 1964–1977) (tracks 7, 19)
Vasari Singers (track 16)
Ambrosian Singers (1966-06-29 – 1966-08-09) (track 3)
Schütz Consort (1991-09) (track 11)
chorus master:
Francisco Lara (Gregorian chant specialist, musicologist, professor of history and music sciences) (1980-03) (track 5)
composer:
Hector Berlioz (track 8)
Joseph Haydn (track 6)
Felix Mendelssohn (track 7)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (track 13)
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (1687) (track 4)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1731) (track 1)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (track 3)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (track 11)
Richard Wagner (1843 – 1845-04-13) (track 12)
Gabriel Fauré (French composer) (1865) (track 10)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1874) (track 19)
Edward Elgar (1901) (track 21)
Samuel Barber (1936) (track 17)
Carl Orff (1936) (track 20)
Maurice Duruflé (1947) (track 9)
Francis Poulenc (1959 – 1960) (track 14)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1965) (track 15)
John Tavener (20th century composer) (1982) (track 16)
conductor:
Jeremy Backhouse (track 16)
Stephen Cleobury (tracks 9, 15, 18)
André Cluytens (track 8)
Andrew Davis (conductor, keyboardist, composer, arranger) (track 21)
Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) (track 19)
Bernard Haitink (track 13)
Robert Heger (conductor) (track 12)
David Hill (organist and conductor) (track 17)
Philip Ledger (track 4)
Georges Prêtre (track 14)
Sir Charles Mackerras (Australian conductor) (1966-06-29 – 1966-08-09) (track 3)
Wolfgang Gönnenwein (conductor) (1967) (track 1)
Philip Ledger (1989) (track 2)
Sir Simon Rattle (1990-03-24 – 1990-04-29) (track 6)
Sir Roger Norrington (1991-09) (track 11)
dedicated to:
César Franck (track 10)
librettist:
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (track 13)
Julius Schubring (track 7)
Richard Wagner (1842-06 – 1843-04) (track 12)
lyricist:
Hector Berlioz (track 8)
Jean Racine (librettist) (track 10)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 17)
William Blake (1789) (track 16)
orchestra:
City of London Sinfonia (chamber orchestra) (track 18)
Consortium Musicum (track 1)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 7, 19)
English Chamber Orchestra (1966-06-29 – 1966-08-09) (track 3)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (1990-03-24 – 1990-04-29) (track 6)
The London Classical Players (1991-09) (track 11)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (track 3)
David R. Murray (track 6)
publisher:
soprano vocals:
Eiddwen Harrhy (track 2)
Elizabeth Harwood (track 3)
Barbara Hendricks (track 14)
Dame Felicity Lott (track 2)
sound engineer:
Angel Barco (track 5)
tenor vocals:
John Bowley (track 15)
José Carreras (track 13)
Ian Partridge (track 2)
Theo Altmeyer (German tenor) (1967) (track 1)
translator:
treble vocals:
Michael Pearce (Recording/Mix Engineer) (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Hispavox, S.A. (not for release label use! Spanish record company) (1980) (track 5)
publisher:
Boosey & Co. Ltd. (track 21)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1966-06-29 – 1966-08-09) (track 3)
Warwick Arts Centre in Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom (1990-03-24 – 1990-04-29) (track 6)
St. Augustine's Church (Kilburn, London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1991-09) (track 11)
edits:
part of:
Works of Samuel Barber by opus number (number: op. 11) (track 17)
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 618) (track 11)
Köchelverzeichnis (sixth edition, 1964, K⁶) (number: 618) (track 11)
arrangement of:
Adagio for Strings (track 17)
arrangements:
Anvil Chorus (arr. Gray for big band) (track 13)
Ave verum corpus (for band, Buehlman) (track 11)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 461a (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 11)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 674d (for organ, Liszt) (track 11)
Cantique de Jean Racine, op. 11 (for choir and orchestra (without organ)) (track 10)
Cantique de Jean Racine, op. 11 (catch-all for arrangements and unknown versions) (track 10)
Motet in D major, K. 618: "Ave verum corpus" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
O Fortuna (QNTAL song) (track 20)
Pilgrims' Chorus from Tannhäuser (for organ, Lemare) (track 12)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 1 in D major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 21)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Coronation Ode, op. 44: VI. Finale: "Land of Hope and Glory" (contralto soloist, with chorus) (track 21)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 360 (for orchestra) (track 11)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/1 (for solo piano, first version) (track 11)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/2 (for solo piano, final version) (track 11)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 633 (for piano four hands) (track 11)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
later versions:
The Mass (track 20)
part of:
Elijah, op. 70, Part II (with English libretto by William Bartholomew) (track 7)
Te Deum, H. 146 (track 2)
Chichester Psalms (track 15)
Messa da requiem: II. Dies irae (full sequenza) (track 19)
Requiem, op. 9 (for choir, organ and reduced orchestra (1961)) (track 9)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Agnus Dei (arr. Samuel Barber for chorus) (track 17)
Cantique de Jean Racine, op. 11 (for choir and piano or organ) (track 10)
Requiem, op. 9: VI. Agnus Dei (for choir, organ and reduced orchestra (1961)) (track 9)
The Lamb (track 16)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, no. 44. “Hallelujah” (Chorus) (1966-06-29 – 1966-08-09) (track 3)
Ave verum corpus, K. 618 (for chorus, string and organ) (1991-09) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track 13)