Mendelssohn*, Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus*, Barbara Bonney, Florence Quivar, Jerry Hadley, Thomas Hampson ‎– Elijah

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Telarc ‎– 2CD-80389
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Part One
1-1 Introduction (Elijah) — “As God The Lord Of Israel Liveth” 0:57
1-2 Overture 3:30
1-3 1. Chorus — “Help, Lord!” 3:21
1-4 Quartet: Recitative — “The Deep Affords No Water”
Performer – Henriette Schellenberg, Marietta Simpson, Richard Clement, Thomas Paul (3)
0:58
1-5 2. Duet With Chorus — “Zion Spreadeth Her Hands For Aid”
Performer – Henriette Schellenberg, Marietta Simpson
2:08
1-6 3. Recitative (Obadiah) — “Ye People, Rend Your Hearts” 0:55
1-7 4. Air (Obadiah) — “If With All Your Hearts” 2:48
1-8 5. Chorus — “Yet Doth The Lord See It Not” 4:20
1-9 6. Recitative (Angel) — “Elijah! Get Thee Hence”
Performer – Florence Quivar
0:55
1-10 7. Double Quartet — “For He Shall Give His Angels”
Performer – Barbara Bonney, Florence Quivar, Henriette Schellenberg, Jerry Hadley, Marietta Simpson, Richard Clement, Thomas Paul (3), Tim Gunther (2)
3:10
1-11 Recitative (Angel) — “Now Cherith’s Brook Is Dried Up”
Performer – Florence Quivar
1:19
1-12 8. Air (Widow) — “What Have I To Do With Thee” — And Recitative (Elijah, Widow) — “Give Me Thy Son!” 5:52
1-13 9. Chorus — “Blessed Are All They That Fear Him” 4:13
1-14 10. Recitative (Elijah, Ahab) With Chorus — “As God The Lord Of Sabaoth Liveth” 4:05
1-15 11. Chorus — “Baal, Answer Us” 3:18
1-16 12. Recitative (Elijah) And Chorus — “Call Him Louder, For He Is A God!” 1:00
1-17 13. Recitative (Elijah) And Chorus — “Call Him Louder! He Heareth Not!” 2:08
1-18 14. Air (Elijah) — “Lord God Of Abraham, Isaac And Israel” 3:31
1-19 15. Quartet (Angels) — “Cast Thy Burden Upon The Lord”
Performer – Henriette Schellenberg, Marietta Simpson, Richard Clement, Thomas Paul (3)
1:36
1-20 16. Recitative (Elijah) And Chorus — “O Thou, Who Makest Thine Angels Spirits” 2:44
1-21 17. Air (Elijah) — “Is Not His Word Like A Fire?” 1:57
1-22 18. Air — “Woe Unto Them Who Forsake Him!”
Performer – Florence Quivar
2:43
1-23 19. Recitative (Obadiah, Elijah, Youth) And Chorus — “O Man Of God, Help Thy People!” 5:55
1-24 20. Chorus — “Thanks Be To God!” 3:48
Part Two
2-1 21. Air — “Hear Ye, Israel”
Performer – Barbara Bonney
5:23
2-2 22. Chorus — “Be Not Afraid” 3:57
2-3 23. Recitative (Elijah, Queen) And Chorus — “The Lord Hath Exalted Thee” 3:10
2-4 24. Chorus — “Woe To Him!” 1:32
2-5 25. Recitative (Obadiah, Elijah) — “Man Of God, Now Let My Words Be Precious” 2:40
2-6 26. Air (Elijah) — “It Is Enough, O Lord” 5:07
2-7 27. Recitative — “See, Now He Sleepeth”
Performer – Richard Clement
0:55
2-8 28. Trio Of Angels — “Lift Thine Eyes”
Performer – Barbara Bonney, Henriette Schellenberg, Marietta Simpson
1:41
2-9 29. Chorus — “He, Watching Over Israel” 3:08
2-10 30. Recitative (Angel, Elijah) — “Arise, Elijah”
Performer – Florence Quivar
1:52
2-11 31. Air (Angel) — “O Rest In The Lord”
Performer – Florence Quivar
3:11
2-12 32. Chorus — “He that shall endure to the end” 2:51
2-13 33. Recitative (Elijah, Angel) — “Night Falleth ’Round Me”
Performer – Henriette Schellenberg
1:44
2-14 34. Chorus — “Behold, God The Lord Passed By” 4:16
2-15 35. Recitative, Quartet And Chorus — “Above Him Stood The Seraphim”
Performer – Barbara Bonney, Florence Quivar, Henriette Schellenberg, Marietta Simpson
2:51
2-16 36. Chorus — “Go, Return Upon Thy Way” — And Recitative (Elijah), “I Go My Way” 1:22
2-17 37. Arioso (Elijah) — “For The Mountains Shall Depart” 2:40
2-18 38. Chorus — “Thus Did Elijah The Prophet Break Forth” 2:49
2-19 39. Air — “Then Shall The Righteous Shine Forth”
Performer – Jerry Hadley
3:03
2-20 40. Recitative — “For God Sent His People The Prophet Elijah”
Performer – Barbara Bonney
0:58
2-21 41. Chorus — “Thus Saith The Lord” 3:20
2-22 Quartet — “O Come, Everyone That Thirsteth”
Performer – Henriette Schellenberg, Marietta Simpson, Richard Clement, Thomas Paul (3)
3:27
2-23 42. Chorus — “And Then Shall Your Light Break Forth” 3:13

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℗© 1995 TELARC®

This submission is based on the front insert only; the CDs and back insert were not available. Some details may be missing.

Recorded in Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia, November 5–7, 1994.

Note on sleeve: “Sung in English […] Elias (‘Elijah’), an Oratorio after Words from the Old Testament, Op. 70”

Includes 32-page stapled booklet, color print exterior, black print interior.

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  • Barcode: 089408038921

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