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The hymn of Jesus

Title
The hymn of Jesus / Holst. The dream of Gerontius / Elgar [sound recording]
Author
Holst, Gustav, 1874-1934.
Publication
London : London, [c1989].

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AudioUse in library *LDC 8674 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934.
  • Newman, John Henry, Saint, 1801-1890.
  • Minton, Yvonne.
  • Pears, Peter, 1910-1986.
  • Shirley-Quirk, John.
  • Boult, Adrian, 1889-1983
  • Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
  • BBC Chorus. prf
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra. prf
  • London Symphony Chorus. prf
  • King's College (University of Cambridge). Choir. prf
  • London Symphony Orchestra. prf
Description
2 sound discs (114 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
The British collection
Uniform Title
Hymn of Jesus
Alternative Title
  • Hymn of Jesus
  • Dream of Gerontius.
Subjects
Note
  • London 421 382-2 -- 421 383-2 (on container: 421 381-2)
  • The 2nd work is an oratorio; both works sung principally in English, with brief portions in Latin.
  • Text of the 1st work translated from the Apocryphal Acts of St. John; text of the 2nd work is a poem by John Cardinal Newman.
  • Compact disc.
  • Analog recording.
  • Durations: 21:51 ; 1:31:07.
  • Program notes by Michael Kennedy, and texts of both works (23 p. : facsim., ports.) inserted in container.
Event (note)
  • Originally issued in 1962 (1st work) and 1972 (2nd work).
Call Number
*LDC 8674 (F)
OCLC
  • 31679739
  • NYPG94-R1666
Author
Holst, Gustav, 1874-1934.
Title
The hymn of Jesus / Holst. The dream of Gerontius / Elgar [sound recording]
Imprint
London : London, [c1989].
Playing Time
002151 013107
Series
The British collection
Performer
In 1st work: BBC Chorus ; BBC Symphony Orchestra ; Sir Adrian Boult, conductor. In 2nd work: Yvonne Minton, mezzo-soprano ; Peter Pears, tenor ; John Shirley-Quirk, baritone ; London Symphony Chorus ; Choir of King's College, Cambridge ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Benjamin Britten, conductor.
Event
Originally issued in 1962 (1st work) and 1972 (2nd work).
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Added Author
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934. Dream of Gerontius.
Newman, John Henry, Saint, 1801-1890. Librettist
Minton, Yvonne. Performer
Pears, Peter, 1910-1986. Performer
Shirley-Quirk, John. Performer
Boult, Adrian, 1889-1983, conductor.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Conductor
BBC Chorus. Performer
BBC Symphony Orchestra. Performer
London Symphony Chorus. Performer
King's College (University of Cambridge). Choir. Performer
London Symphony Orchestra. Performer
Added Title
Dream of Gerontius.
Publisher No.
421 381-2 -- 421 383-2 London
421 381-2 London
421 382-2 London
421 383-2 London
Research Call Number
*LDC 8674 (F) Texts and program notes on file.
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