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Author Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934.

Title Vocal & dramatic music [sound recording] : volume 1 / Elgar.

Imprint Middlesex, England : Dutton Laboratories, p1997.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    D ELGA VDM-1 C19CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (76 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Elgar's interprters on record; Volume 1
Note Dutton Laboratories: CDAX 8019.
Track 20 is an unpublished test recording.
Compact disc.
Program notes in English by John Knowles.
Contents Crown of India - Imperial Masque. Crown of India March, op. 66, no. 10 -- The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38. My Work is done -- I see not those false spirits -- We now have pass'd the gate -- Softly and Gently -- The Saga of King Olaf, op. 30. And King Olaf heard the cry! -- The Apostles, op. 49. By the wayside -- Caractacus, op. 35. Leap, leap to light (Sword Song) -- O my Warriors! -- O hearken Thou, op. 64 -- The Starlight Express - Incidental Music, op. 78 -- Songs arranged for orchestra by Haydn Wood. Like to the Damask Rose -- Queen Mary's Song -- Rondel, op. 16, no. 3 -- Shepherd's Song, op. 16, no. 1 -- The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38. My work is done... It is because Then thou didst fear... -- The Shower, op. 71, no. 1.
Performer Black Diamond Band (Crown of India) ; Maurice D'Oisly ; Clara Butt ; New Queens Hall Orchestra with Chorus ; Sir Henry Wood, conductor (Dream of Gerontius) ; Tudor Davies ; Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Goosens, conductor (Saga of King Olaf) ; Dora Labbette ; Hubert Eisdell ; Dennis Noble ; Harold Williams ; Robert Easton ; Hallé Orchestra and Chorus ; Sir Hamilton Henry, conductor (Apostles) ; Peter Dawson ; John Barbirolli, conductor (Caractacus) ; St. Georges Chapel, Windsor ; Sir Walford Davis, conductor (O hearken Thou) ; Alice Moxon ; Stuart Robertson (Starlight Express) ; Light Symphony Orchestra ; Haydn Wood, conductor (Songs) ; Kathleen Ferrier ; Gerald Moore, piano (Dream of Gerontius) ; Glasgow Orpheus Choir ; Sir Hugh Roberton, conductor (The Shower).
Event Crown of India recorded on Aug. 28, 1912; Dream of Gerontius recorded in Apr. 1916 in London ; Saga of King Olaf recorded on March 12, 1923 in Hayes, England; The Apostles recorded on Jan. 21, 1927 in London; Caractacus recorded on Sept. 24, 1928 in London; O hearken Thou recorded on Dec. 3, 1929 in Windsor, England; The Starlight Express recorded in Dec. 1935; Songs recorded on Jan. 7, 1935 in London; Dream of Gerontius recorded on June 30, 1944 in London; The Shower recorded on Nov. 17, 1948 in Glasgow.
Language Sung in English.
Subject Incidental music.
Songs -- Arranged.
Choral music.
Added Author Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934. Crown of India. March of the Mogul emperors.
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934. Dream of Gerontius.
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934. Dream of Gerontius. Excerpts; arr.
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934. Caractacus. Selections.
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934. Starlight express.
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934. Songs. Selections.
Butt, Clara, Dame, 1872-1936.
Wood, Henry J, (Henry Joseph), 1869-1944.
Goossens, Eugene, 1893-1962.
Labbette, Dora, 1898-1984.
Eisdell, Hubert, 1882-1948.
Noble, Dennis.
Easton, Robert.
Harty, Hamilton, 1879-1941.
Barbirolli, John, 1899-1970.
Davies, Walford, 1869-1941.
Wood, Haydn, 1882-1959.
Ferrier, Kathleen, 1912-1953.
Roberton, Hugh S., 1874-1952.
Moore, Gerald. Dr.
Dawson, Peter, 1882-1961.
Robertson, Stuart, 1901-1958.
Williams, Harold, 1893-1976.
Added Title Elgar's interpreters on record.
Music No. CDAX 8019 Dutton Laboratories

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