The Dream of Gerontius, Part I

  1. 1) Prelude

    9. 33

  2. 2) Jesus Maria

    3. 43

  3. 3) Kyrie Eleison

    5. 47

  4. 4) Sanctus fortis

    7. 15

  5. 5) Rescue him, o Lord

    3. 39

  6. 6) Profiscere anima

    6. 40

The Dream of Gerontius, Part II

  1. 7) Andantino

    1. 39

  2. 8) I went to sleep

    12. 08

  3. 9) Low-born clouds

    4. 31

  4. 10) I see not those false spirits

    3. 06

  5. 11) Praise to the Holiest

    5. 04

  6. 12) And now the threshold...

    7. 51

  1. 1) Thy judgement is near

    2. 41

  2. 2) Jesu by that shuddering dread

    3. 56

  3. 3) I go before my judge...

    6. 05

  4. 4) Lord, Thou has been

    1. 24

  5. 5) Angel's Farewell

    6. 33

Symphony No. 1 in A flat, Op. 55

  1. 6) Andante. Nobilmente...

    19. 16

  2. 7) Allegro molto

    7. 22

  3. 8) Adagio

    11. 25

  4. 9) Lento - Allegro

    12. 24

CD information

"This is the best of me," wrote Elgar in 1900 on completing his monumental ‘Dream of Gerontius.’ Now, more than a century later, this choral masterpiece is available for the first time on Super Audio CD

Telling this story of the journey of a dying man's soul into the afterlife, are the voices of Peter Auty, one of Britain’s leading tenors, Michelle

Breedt, considered one of the leading mezzo sopranos of her generation and john Hancock, acclaimed for his refined vocalism and theatrical versatility.

Edo de Waart conducts the Royal Flemish Philharmonic in this album that is sure to remain on the shelf of any connoisseur.