EDWARD ELGAR (1857-1934)
   
 The Dream of Gerontius (1900) 92:29  
  COMPACT DISC ONE  
  Part One  
1 Prelude 9:50
2 Jesu, Maria - I am near to death 3:54
  Gerontius  
3 Kyrie eleison. . . Holy Mary, pray for him 2:12
  Semi-chorus, Chorus  
4 Rouse thee, my fainting soul 0:51
  Gerontius  
5 Be merciful, be graious 2:51
  Chorus  
6 Sanctus fortis, Sanctus Deus 4:47
  Gerontius  
7 I can no more 2:05
  Gerontius  
8 Rescue him, O Lord 2:10
  Gerontius, Chorus, Semi-chorus  
9 Novissimo hora est 1:19
  Gerontius  
10 Profisciscere, anima Christiana 2:06
  Priest  
11 Go, in the name of Angels and Archangels 4:29
  Chorus, Priest, Semi-chorus  
  COMPACT DISC TWO  
  Part Two  
1 Prelude 1:38
2 I went to sleep 3:54
  Soul of Gerontius  
3 My work is done 8:14
  Angel, Soul  
4 Low-born clods of brute earth 2:03
  Chorus, Angel  
5 The mind bold and independent 2:23
  Chorus  
6 I see not those false spirits 3:01
  Soul, Angel  
7 Praise to the Holiest 3:12
  Semi-chorus, Angel, Chorus  
8 Glory to Him 1:12
  Chorus, Angel, Soul  
9 But Hark! a grand mysterious harmony 0:42
  Soul  
10 And now the threshold as we traverse it 0:35
  Angel  
11 Praise to the Holiest in the height 6:51
  Chorus  
12 Thy judgment is now near 2:17
  Angel, Soul  
13 Jesu! by that shuddering dread 5:35
  Angel of Agony, Soul, semi-chorus  
14 Praise to His name 1:28
  Angel  
15 Take me away 3:13
  Soul  
16 Lord, thou hast been our refuge 1:02
  Chorus  
17 Softly and gently, dearly-ransomed soul 8:19
  Angel, Chorus, Semi-chorus  
 David Rendall tenor
 Anne Sofie von Otter mezzo-soprano
 Alastair Miles bass
 Sir Colin Davis
  11 and 13 December (live recording)