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Elgar: The Apostles, Op. 49

Alison Hargan (soprano), Alfreda Hodgson (contralto), David Rendall (tenor), Bryn Terfel (baritone), Robert Lloyd (bass) & Stephen Roberts (bass)

London Symphony Chorus & London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox

Supported by a strong cast of soloists, Hickox delivers a warmly expressive and subtly nuanced interpretation which really catches fire in the more inspired second part of Elgar's oratorio.

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Contents

Elgar: The Apostles, Op. 49

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  • Robert Lloyd (bass), David Rendall (tenor), Alfreda Hodgson (contralto), Stephen Roberts (bass), Bryn Terfel (bass), Alison Hargan (soprano)
  • London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra
  • Richard Hickox
  • Recorded: 26 – 29 March 1990
  • Recording Venue: Church of St Jude-on-the-Hill, Central Square, London

Prologue (Chorus)

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Part I: And it came to pass in those days (Tenor)

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Part I: The voice of Thy watchman

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Part I: Shofar

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Part I: It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord

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Part I: And when it was day, He called unto Him His disciples (Tenor)

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Part I: Blessed are the poor in spirit (Jesus)

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Part I: And straightway Jesus constrained His disciples to get into a ship (Tenor)

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Part I: O Lord Almighty, God of Israel (Mary Magdalene)

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Part I: This shall ye have of Mine hand (Mary Magdalene)

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Part I: When Jesus came into the parts of Cæsarea Philippi (Tenor)

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Part I: Thy face, Lord, will I seek (Mary Magdalene)

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Part I: Turn you to the stronghold (Chorus)

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Part II: Introduction

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Part II: And it came to pass that He went throughout every city and village (Tenor)

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Part II: Then gathered the chief Priests and Pharisees a council (Tenor and Bass)

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Part II: Hail, Master! (Judas)

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Part II: Thou also wast with Jesus of Nazareth

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Part II: Then Judas, which had betrayed Him (Contralto)

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Part II: Whither shall I go from Thy Spirit? (Judas)

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Part II: Truly this was the Son of God (Chorus)

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Part II: And very early in the morning they came unto the sepulchre … (Contralto)

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Part II: We trusted that it had been He which should have redeemed Israel

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Part II: And when He had spoken these things (Contralto)

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