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|Named Person:||Walt Whitman; 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:||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.
Title from disc surface.
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 pages) 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,
March 28 and 30, 1992.
|Description:||1 audio 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).
|Medium of Performance:||mixed chorus
|Series Title:||British composers.|
|Other Titles:||Sancta civitas.
Sacred vocal music.