EDWARD ELGAR (1857-1934
   
 The Light of Life, Op 29 62:48  
  (Lux Christi)  
1 1 Meditation - 5:29
2 2 Chorus and Solo: 'Seek Him that maketh the seven stars and Orion' - 6:56
3 3 Recitative and Chorus: 'As Jesus passed by' - 1:24
4 4 Solo: 'Be not extreme, O Lord, to mark amiss' 3:05
5 5 Solo: 'Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents' - 2:59
6 6 Chorus: 'Light out of darkness Thou has brought!' 5:05
7 7 Recitative: 'And when He had thus spoken' - 1:19
8 8 Women's Chorus: 'Doubt not thy Father's care!' 2:16
9 9 Soli and Chorus: 'He went his way therefore, and washed and came seeing' - 5:20
10 10 Solo: 'As a spirit didst Thou pass before mine eyes' 4:32
11 11 Recitative and Chorus: 'They brought him to the Pharisees' - 2:42
12 12 Solo: 'Thou only hast the words of life!' - 2:454
13 13 Soli and Chorus: 'But the Jews did not believe' - 3:37
14 14 Solo and Women's Chorus: 'Woe to the shepherds of the flock' 3:01
15 15 Recitative and Soli: 'Jesus heard that they had cast him out' 2:30
16 'I am the good Shepherd' 4:29
17 16 Chorus: 'Light of the World, we know Thy praise' 5:04
 Judith Howarth soprano (The Mother of the Blind Man)
 Linda Finnie contralto (Narrator)
 Arthur Davies tenor (The Blind Man)
 John Shirley-Quirk baritone (Jesus)
 Richard Hickox
  1-3 February 1993