Mendelssohn: Elijah

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Performer: Gwyneth Jones,Janet Baker,Nicolai Gedda,Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau,New Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus,Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos

Format:  CD

Category: Choral

SKU Code: 5862572

Number of discs: 2

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