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Author Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934.

Title The dream of Gerontius [sound recording] / Elgar.

Imprint [England?] : EMI Classics, p1999.

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Description 2 sound discs (99 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 013900
Series British composers
British composers.
Note EMI Classics: 7243 5 73579 2 0 (7243 5 73580 2 6--7243 5 73581 2 5). Additional no. on container: CZS 5 73579 2; CDZB 73579 (USA).
Oratorio.
Language Sung in English.
Note Text by Cardinal John Henry Newman.
Performer Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano ; Richard Lewis, tenor ; Kim Borg, bass ; Hallé Choir ; Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus ; Ambrosian Singers ; Hallé Orchestra ; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor.
Event Recorded in Free Trade Hall, Manchester, Dec. 27-30, 1964.
Note Compact discs.
"Newly digitally remastered at Abbey Road Studios, 1999"--Container.
Program notes by Lyndon Jenkins, notes on the conductor by Michael Kennedy, and libretto (15 p. : port., ill.) inserted in container.
Contents pt. 1 (38:49) -- pt. 2 (59:26).
Credits Producer, Robert Kinloch Anderson.
Genre/Form Oratorios.
Subject Newman, John Henry, 1801-1890 -- Musical settings.
Newman, John Henry, 1801-1890 -- Mises en musique.
Oratorios.
Added Author Newman, John Henry, 1801-1890.
Baker, Janet. voc
Lewis, Richard, 1914-1990. voc
Borg, Kim, 1919-2000. voc
Barbirolli, John, 1899-1970. Conductor.
Hallé Choir. Performer.
Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus. Performer.
Ambrosian Singers. Performer.
Hallé Orchestra. Performer.
Standard No. 724357357920
Music No. 7243 5 73579 2 0 EMI Classics
7243 5 73580 2 6 EMI Classics
7243 5 73581 2 5 EMI Classics
5 73579 2 EMI Classics
CZS 5 73579 2 EMI Classics
CDZB 73579 EMI Classics