Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius; Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens, I Was Glad / Palmer, Davies, Howell, Elms

> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: I went to sleep (The Soul of Gerontius)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: My work is done (The Angel, The Soul of Gerontius)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: All hail, my child! (The Angel, The Soul of Gerontius)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: Low-born clods of brute earth (Chorus)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: It is the restless panting of their being (The Angel)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: The mind bold and independent (Chorus)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: I see not those false spirits (The Soul of Gerontius, The Angel)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: Praise to the Holiest (Chorus, Angel)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: We now have passed the gate (Angel, The Soul of Gerontius)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: Glory to Him (Chorus)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: They sing of thy approaching agony (The Angel, The Soul of Gerontius)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: But hark! A grand mysterious harmony (The Soul of Gerontius)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: And now the threshold (The Angel)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: Praise to the Holiest (Chorus)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: The judgment now is near (The Angel, The Soul of Gerontius)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: Jesu! By that shuddering dread (The Angel of the Agony)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: I go before my Judge (The Soul of Gerontius, Chorus)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: Praise to His Name! (The Angel)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: Take me away (The Soul of Gerontius)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: Lord, Thou hast been our refuge (Chorus)
> The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 - Part II: Softly and gently (The Angel, Chorus)

Album Summary

>Parry, Charles Hubert : Blest Pair of Sirens for chorus & orchestra
>Parry, Charles Hubert : I was glad
>Elgar, Edward : The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38
Performer Conductor Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

This disc forms part of our ongoing Richard Hickox legacy series. Featured on this two-disc set are Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius, and two works by Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens and I was glad.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Watford Town Hall (02/14/1988-02/16/1988).



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>Parry, Charles Hubert : Blest Pair of Sirens for chorus & orchestra
  • Performer: Roderick Elms (Organ)
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Watford Town Hall (02/14/1988-02/16/1988)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Parry, Charles Hubert : I was glad
  • Performer: Roderick Elms (Organ)
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Chorus
  • Notes: Watford Town Hall (02/14/1988-02/16/1988)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1902

>Elgar, Edward : The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38
  • Performer: Roderick Elms (Organ)
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Notes: Watford Town Hall (02/14/1988-02/16/1988)
  • Running Time: 51 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1900