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|Named Person:||Walt Whitman|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|Music Type:||Cantatas; Oratorios|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ralph Vaughan Williams; Walt Whitman; Yvonne Kenny; Bryn Terfel; Philip Langridge; Richard Hickox; St. Paul's Cathedral (London, England). Choristers.; London Symphony Chorus.; London Symphony Orchestra.
|Language Note:||Sung in English; in part with Latin (1st work).|
|Notes:||EMI Classics: 0777 7 54788 2 2 (in bold: 7 54788 2); additional no. on container: CDC 7 54788 2.
The 1st work a cantata for soprano and baritone soli, chorus and orchestra; the 2nd an oratorio for tenor and baritone soli, semi-chorus, distant chorus and orchestra.
Texts taken from Walt Whitman, the Latin Mass, the Old Testament prophets, and other sources (1st work)--and primarily from Revelation (2nd work).
Durations: 38:47; 34:11.
Program notes by Alain Frogley and texts (7 p.)--inserted in container.
|Performer(s):||Yvonne Kenny, soprano (1st work) ; Bryn Terfel, baritone ; Philip Langridge, tenor, Choristers of St. Paul's Cathedral (2nd work) ; London Symphony Chorus ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Richard Hickox, conductor.|
|Event notes:||Recorded in No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London, Mar. 28 and 30, 1992.|
|Description:||1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Dona nobis pacem : 'Agnus Dei' (4:02) ; 'Beat! beat! drums!' (3:56) ; Reconciliation (7:09) ; Dirge for two veterans (11:37) ; 'The angel of death has been abroad' (3:28) ; 'O man greatly beloved' (8:34) --
Sancta civitas (The holy city) : I was in the spirit (5:09) ; And I saw Heaven opened (2:24) ; And I saw an angel standing in the sun (1:34) ; Babylon the great is fallen (5:19) ; Rejoice over her O Heavens (3:19) ; And I saw a new heaven (5:23) ; Therefore are they before the throne of God (1:14) ; And I saw a pure river (2:34) ; Holy, holy, holy (3:11) ; Heaven and earth are full of Thy glory (4:00).
|Series Title:||British composers.|
|Other Titles:||Sancta civitas.|