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Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Richard Lewis (tenor), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-Soprano) & Kim Borg (bass)

London Philharmonic Choir & London Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé Choir, Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, Ambrosian Singers & Hallé Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, John Barbirolli

The must-have Gerontius, recorded in the idealised soundscape so beloved of the 1960s, where choir and soloists are close-miked and crystal-clear. Richard Lewis's well-groomed, classic tones... More…

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Contents

Elgar: The Music Makers, Op. 69

Work length38:01
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  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • London Philharmonic Choir, Frederic Jackson, London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult

(Moderato e nobilmente)

Track length3:31
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We are the music makers

Track length1:57
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With wonderful deathless ditties

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We, in the ages lying

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A breath of our inspiration

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They had no vision amazing*

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And therefore to-day is thrilling*

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But we, with our dreaming and singing

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For we are afar with the dawning

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Great hail! we cry to the comers*

Track length8:58
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Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38

Work length1:38:06
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  • Martin Milner (orchestra leader), Richard Lewis (tenor), Martin Milner (leader), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Kim Borg (bass)
  • Hallé Orchestra, John McCarthy, Ambrosian Singers, Eric Chadwick, Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, Hallé Choir
  • Sir John Barbirolli

Prelude (Lento, mistico - Moderato - Andantino - Come prima)

Track length10:12
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Jesu, Maria - I am near to death (Gerontius)

Track length3:59
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Kyrie eleison...Holy Mary, pray for him (semi-chorus, chorus)

Track length2:19
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Rouse thee, my fainting soul (Gerontius)

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Be merciful, be gracious (chorus)

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Sanctus fortis, Sanctus Deus (Gerontius)

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I can no more (Gerontius)

Track length2:08
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Rescue him, O Lord...Noe from the waters in a saving home (chorus, Gerontius, semi-chorus)

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Novissima hora est (Gerontius)

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Proficiscere, anima Christiana (Priest)

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Go in the name of Angels and Archangels (chorus, Priest, semi-chorus)

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(Andantino)

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I went to sleep (Soul of Gerontius)

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My work is done (Angel)

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It is a member of that family...All hail! my child and brother (Soul, Angel)

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A presage falls upon thee (Angel, Soul)

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But hark! upon my sense...Low-born clods of brute earth (Soul, Angel, chorus)

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Dispossessed, aside thrust, chucked down (chorus, Angel)

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The mind bold and indepent (chorus)

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I see not those false spirits...There was a mortal (Soul, Angel)

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Praise to the Holiest...We now have passed the gate (semi-chorus, chorus, Angel)

Track length3:19
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Glory to Him...But hark! a grand mysterious harmony (chorus, semi-chorus, Angel, Soul)

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And now the threshold...Praise to the Holiest (Angel, chorus)

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Thy judgment now is near (Angel, Soul)

Track length3:16
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Jesu! by that shuddering dread (Angel of the Agony, Soul)

Track length4:11
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I go before my Judge...Be merciful, be gracious (Soul, semi-chorus, chorus)

Track length1:33
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Praise to His Name!...Take me away (Angel, Soul)

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Lord, Thous hast been our refuge (chorus)

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Softly and gently (Angel, chorus, semi-chorus)

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