MENDELSSOHN - BARTHOLDY, FELIX

Mendelssohn: Elijah

2 Compact Disc
31 Oct 2003

Barcode: 0724358625721

Composer: Mendeslsohn, Felix
Other participants: Gwyneth Jones * Janet Baker * Nicolai Gedda * Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau * Simon Woolf * Wandsworth School Boys' Choir * New Philharmonia Chorus * New Philharmonia Orchestra

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Introduction: As God the Lord of Israel liveth (Elijah): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
02 Overture: Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
03 No. 1 - Help, Lord! Wilt thou quite destroy us? (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
04 No. 2 - Lord! Bow Thine ear to our prayer! (chorus, soprano, alto): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
05 No. 3 - Ye people, rend your hearts (Obadiah): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
06 No. 4 - If with all your hearts (Obadiah): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
07 No. 5 - Yet doth the Lord see it not (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
08 No. 6 - Elijah! Get thee hence (Angel I): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
09 No. 7 - For He shall give His angels charge over thee (semi-chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
10 Recit. Now Cherith's brook is dried up (Angel I): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
11 No. 8 - What have I to do with thee? (Widow, Elijah): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
12 No. 9 - Blessed are the men who fear Him (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
13 No. 10 - As God the Lord of Sabaoth liveth (Elijah, Ahab, chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
14 No. 11 - Baal, we cry to thee; hear and answer us! (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
15 No. 12 - Call him louder, for he is a god! (Elijah, chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
16 No. 13 - Call him louder! He heareth not! (Elijah, chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
17 No. 14 - Lord God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel! (Elijah): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
18 No. 15 - Cast thy burden upon the Lord (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
19 No. 16 - O Thou, who makest Thine angels spirits (Elijah, chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
20 No. 17 - Is not his word like a fire? (Elijah): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
21 No. 18 - Woe unto them who forsake Him! (alto): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
22 No. 19 - O man of God, help thy people! (Obadiah, Elijah, chorus, Youth): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
23 No. 20 - Thanks be to God! (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
Disc 2 
01 No. 21 - Hear ye, Israel; hear what the Lord speaketh (soprano): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
02 No. 22 - Be not afraid, saith God the Lord (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
03 No. 23 - The Lord hath exalted thee (Elijah, Queen, chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
04 No. 24 - Woe to him, he shall perish (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
05 No. 25 - Man of God, now let my words be precious (Obadiah, Elijah): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
06 No. 26 - It is enough; O Lord take my life (Elijah): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
07 No. 27 - See, now he sleepeth (tenor): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
08 No. 28 - Lift thine eyes to the mountains (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
09 No. 29 - He, watching over Israel, slumbers not (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
10 No. 30 - Arise, Elijah, for thou hast a long journey (Angel I, Elijah): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
11 No. 31 - O rest in the Lord (Angel I): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
12 No. 32 - He that shall endure to the end, shall be saved (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
13 No. 33 - Night falleth round me, O Lord! (Elijah, Angel II): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
14 No. 34 - Behold! God the Lord passed by! (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
15 No. 35 - Above Him stood the Seraphim (alto, chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
16 No. 36 - Go, return upon thy way! (chorus, Elijah): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
17 No. 37 - For the mountains shall depart (Elijah): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
18 No. 38 - Then did Elijah the prophet break forth (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
19 No. 39 - Then shall the righteous shine forth (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
20 No. 40 - Behold, God hath sent Elijah (soprano): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
21 No. 41 - But the Lord from the north hath raised one (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
22 No. 41a - O come everyone that thirsteth (soprano, alto, tenor, bass): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 
23 No. 42 - And then shall your light break forth (chorus): Elijah Op. 70 (1968 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Gwyneth Jones/Dame Janet Baker/Nicolai Gedda/ 


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