Grand & Glorious - Great Operatic Choruses / Robert Shaw

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : As When the Dove Laments Her Love (Handel)
>Purcell, Henry : Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Boris Godunov
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Fidelio, Op. 72
>Wagner, Richard : Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il Trovatore
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Don Pasquale
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Nabucco
>Mascagni, Pietro : Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act
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Notes & Reviews:

there are many beautiful moments here Telarcs sound is detailed and clear Anyone who wants a souvenir of Shaws choral career will want this disc. American Record Guide



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Works Details

>Handel, George Frideric : As When the Dove Laments Her Love (Handel) :: Happy We!
  • Conductor: Robert Shaw
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Woodruff Memorial Arts Center, Atlanta, GA (03/27/1993-03/29/1993)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1718

>Purcell, Henry : Dido and Aeneas, Z 626 :: When I am Laid in Earth. . .With Drooping Wings
  • Performer: Christine Brewer (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert Shaw
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Woodruff Memorial Arts Center, Atlanta, GA (03/27/1993-03/29/1993)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1689

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Boris Godunov :: Zhivi I Zdravstvui, Coronation Scene
  • Performers: Karl Dent (Tenor); Kevin Maynor (Bass)
  • Conductor: Robert Shaw
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Woodruff Memorial Arts Center, Atlanta, GA (03/27/1993-03/29/1993)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896-1908

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: Les Voici
  • Conductor: Robert Shaw
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Woodruff Memorial Arts Center, Atlanta, GA (03/27/1993-03/29/1993)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Fidelio, Op. 72 :: O Welche Lust! Prisoners' Chorus
  • Performers: Karl Dent (Tenor); Kevin Maynor (Bass)
  • Conductor: Robert Shaw
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Woodruff Memorial Arts Center, Atlanta, GA (03/27/1993-03/29/1993)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1804-1806

>Wagner, Richard : Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg :: Wach'auf!
  • Conductor: Robert Shaw
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Woodruff Memorial Arts Center (03/27/1993-03/29/1993)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1862-1867

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin :: Treulich Geführt, Bridal Chorus
  • Conductor: Robert Shaw
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Woodruff Memorial Arts Center (03/27/1993-03/29/1993)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1848

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser :: Beglückt' Darf Nun Dich, Pilgrim's Chorus
  • Conductor: Robert Shaw
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Woodruff Memorial Arts Center (03/27/1993-03/29/1993)
  • Running Time: 5 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser :: Freudig Begrüssen Wir, Entrance Of The Guests
  • Conductor: Robert Shaw
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Woodruff Memorial Arts Center (03/27/1993-03/29/1993)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il Trovatore :: Vedi! Le Fosche Notturne Spoglie, Anvil Chorus
  • Conductor: Robert Shaw
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Woodruff Memorial Arts Center (03/27/1993-03/29/1993)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Don Pasquale :: Que Interminabile Andirivieni! (Servants' Chorus)
  • Conductor: Robert Shaw
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Woodruff Memorial Arts Center (03/27/1993-03/29/1993)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto :: Zitti, Zitti, Conspirators' Chorus
  • Conductor: Robert Shaw
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Woodruff Memorial Arts Center (03/27/1993-03/29/1993)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1851

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Nabucco :: Va, Pensiero, Chorus Of Hebrew Slaves
  • Conductor: Robert Shaw
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Woodruff Memorial Arts Center (03/27/1993-03/29/1993)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1842

>Mascagni, Pietro : Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act :: Regina Coeli
  • Performer: Christine Brewer (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Robert Shaw
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Woodruff Memorial Arts Center (03/27/1993-03/29/1993)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic