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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Gustav Holst; Della Jones; Richard Hickox; London Symphony Chorus.; London Symphony Orchestra.
|Language Note:||Sung texts translated from the Kalidasa and Apocryphal Acts of St John by Holst, with translations in French and German in notes.|
|Notes:||The 1st work for contralto solo, chorus, and orchestra; the 2nd, for chorus, semi-chorus, and orchestra.
Texts translated by the composer from the Sanskrit poem by Kālidāsa (1st work) and from the Greek Apocryphal Acts of John (2nd work).
Issued also as sound cassette: ABTD 1510.
Durations: 43:10; 22:25.
Program notes by Christopher Palmer in English with German and French translations and texts with German and French translations ( p. : ports.) inserted in container.
|Credits:||Della Jones, mezzo-soprano, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox.|
|Performer(s):||Della Jones, mezzo-soprano (1st work) ; London Symphony Chorus ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Richard Hickox, conductor.|
|Production notes:||Recorded June 4-5 and 9, 1990, St. Jude's Church, Central Square, London.|
|Description:||1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||The cloud messenger = Der Wolkenbote = Le nuage messager, op. 30 : Adagio O Thou, who com'st from Heaven's king (8:16) ; Allegro Tarry not, o cloud, tarry not (4:48) ; Moderato maestoso Tarry not, a cloud. Bow thy head (10:45) ; Adagio-moderato When the dancers are weary and the minstrels sink down to slumber (12:30) --
The hymn of Jesus = Das Lied Jesu = L'hymne de Jésus, op. 37 (22:25) : Prelude ; The hymn.
|Other Titles:||Hymn of Jesus.|