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HLD 7534 Elgar - The Apostles

HLD 7534 Elgar - The Apostles

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ComposerMusicPerformer
Elgar, EdwardThe Apostles
Op.49    
The Hallé - Sir Mark Elder
Rebecca Evans, soprano - The Angel Gabriel/The Blessed Virgin Mary
Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano - Mary Magdalene/Narrator 2
Paul Groves, tenor - Narrator 1/John
Jacques Imbrailo, baritone - Jesus
David Kempster, baritone - Peter
Brindley Sherratt, bass - Judas
Elgar, EdwardPrologue
   
Elgar, EdwardI The Calling of the Apostles
   
Elgar, EdwardThe Dawn
   
Elgar, Edward‘And when it was day’
   
Elgar, EdwardII By the wayside
   
Elgar, EdwardIII By the Sea of Galilee
   
Elgar, EdwardIn the Tower of Magdala
   
Elgar, Edward‘This shall ye have of mine hand’
   
Elgar, EdwardIn Caesarea Philippi
   
Elgar, EdwardIn Capernaum
   
Elgar, Edward'Turn you to the stronghold’
   
Elgar, EdwardIntroduction
   
Elgar, EdwardIV The Betrayal
   
Elgar, Edward‘Then gathered the chief Priests and Pharisees’
   
Elgar, EdwardIn Gethsemane
   
Elgar, Edward‘Then Judas, which had betrayed Him’
   
Elgar, Edward‘Wither shall I go’
   
Elgar, Edward‘Mine end is come’
   
Elgar, EdwardV Golgotha
   
Elgar, EdwardVI At the Sepulchre
   
Elgar, EdwardVII The Ascension
   
Elgar, Edward‘And when He had spoken these things’
   
Elgar, Edward‘They platted a crown of thorns’
   

This retelling of Christ's Passion from the viewpoint of His followers features extensive and effective use of leitmotivs and choral writing which is arguably an advance on that of Gerontius, with the work’s closing section – depicting Christ’s Ascension to heaven – thought to be one of the most poignant ever written. This is the latest release in Elder and Hallé’s renowned Elgar series in which previous volumes of The Dream of Gerontius (CD HLD 7520) and The Kingdom (HLD 7526) were universally acclaimed, each winning a Gramophone Award.