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Within a Dream: A Celebration of the Artistry of Richard Hickox - Anne-Marie Owens (mezzo-soprano); Arthur Davies (tenor); Bruce Martin (bass); Bryn Terfel (baritone);...
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  1. The Sea, suite for orchestra, H. 100: 1. Seascape. Allegro ben moderato
  2. Albert Herring, chamber opera, Op. 39: Act 2. Scene 2. Duet. Come along, darling, come follow me quick!
  3. Symphony No. 2 in G major ("A London Symphony"): 1. Lento - Allegro risoluto
  4. Elijah (Elias), oratorio, Op. 70: Part 2. Air. O rest in the Lord
  5. Symphony No. 102 in B flat major, H. 1/102: 4. Finale. Presto
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  1. The Sea, suite for orchestra, H. 100: 1. Seascape. Allegro ben moderato
  2. Albert Herring, chamber opera, Op. 39: Act 2. Scene 2. Duet. Come along, darling, come follow me quick!
  3. Symphony No. 2 in G major ("A London Symphony"): 1. Lento - Allegro risoluto
  4. Elijah (Elias), oratorio, Op. 70: Part 2. Air. O rest in the Lord
  5. Symphony No. 102 in B flat major, H. 1/102: 4. Finale. Presto
  6. Symphony No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 55: 4. Lento - Allegro - Grandioso (poco largamente)
  7. Rusalka, opera, B. 203 (Op. 114): O moon in the velvet heavens
  8. Molly on the Shore, folk song for orchestra (or theater orchestra) (BFMS 1)
  9. Mass for soloists, chorus & orchestra in D major, Op. 111: 2. Gloria in excelsis Deo (from Gloria)
  10. War Requiem, for soprano, tenor, baritone, boys' voices, chorus, chamber orchestra, orchestra & organ, Op. 66: 6. Libera me
  11. The Perfect Fool, opera & ballet, Op. 39, H. 150: Ballet. Dance of Spirits of Fire. Allegro moderato - Andante
  12. Mass for soloists, chorus & orchestra in E flat major, D. 950: Credo. Et incarnatus est
  13. The Consul, opera: Act 2. Scene 2. To this we've come
  14. Symphony No. 1, Op. 22: 1. Allegro
  15. The Pilgrim's Progress, opera: Act 3. Scene 2. The Pilgrim in Prison
  16. Requiem Mass, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (Manzoni Requiem): Dies irae. Dies irae, dies illa - Tuba mirum spargens sonum
  17. Invocation
  18. The Old Superb, for baritone, male chorus & orchestra (or voice & piano) (Songs of the Sea No. 5), Op. 91/5
  19. The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38: Part 2. Praise to His Name! - Take me away
  20. We shall see him as he is, for soprano, 2 tenors, chorus, orchestra & organ: Ikon 6
  21. Peter Grimes, opera, Op. 33: Act 3. Scene 2. Mad Scene. Grimes!
  22. Songs of Sunset, for mezzo-soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra, RT ii/5: They are not long, the weeping and the laughter
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This two-disc set makes an ideal introduction to the art of English conductor Richard Hickox. As a memorial, it is close to heartbreaking. Every aspect of his music-making is touched on: his superlative opera recordings, his outstanding choral recordings, his brilliant early music recordings, and above all, his magnificent series of recordings of music by English composers. It is programmed with such art and insight that the results offer a fair measure of Hickox's achievement. The first disc's progression, from the ...

Within a Dream: A Celebration of the Artistry of Richard Hickox 2009, Chandos

UPC: 095115156827

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