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They are at rest

composer
1909
author of text

 
Elgar’s elegy for unaccompanied chorus sets words by Cardinal Newman. It was written in response to a commission from Sir Walter Parratt for an anthem to be sung on the anniversary of Queen Victoria’s death, and was first performed at the Royal Mausoleum at Frogmore on 22 January 1910.

from notes by Lewis Foreman © 2007

Cette élégie pour chœur sans accompagnement met en musique un texte du cardinal Newman. Elle fut écrite en réponse à une commande de Sir Walter Parratt, qui voulait un anthem pour l’anniversaire de la mort de la reine Victoria, et fut créée au Royal Mausoleum de Frogmore le 22 janvier 1910.

extrait des notes rédigées par Lewis Foreman © 2007
Français: Hypérion

Elgars Elegie für Chor a cappella vertont Worte des Kardinals Newman. Sie entstand als Auftragskomposition für Sir Walter Parratt für ein Anthem, das zum Jahrestag des Todestages von Königin Viktoria gesungen werden sollte, und wurde am 22. Januar 1910 im Königlichen Mausoleum in Frogmore uraufgeführt.

aus dem Begleittext von Lewis Foreman © 2007
Deutsch: Renate Wendel

Recordings

A Song of Farewell
Studio Master: SIGCD281Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Elgar: Great is the Lord & other works
CDA67593
Elgar: The complete choral songs
CDA66271/22CDs Archive Service
Parry: Songs of Farewell
Studio Master: SIGCD267Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Details

Track 2 on CDA67593 [2'56]
Track 14 on CDA66271/2 CD2 [3'18] 2CDs Archive Service
Track 11 on SIGCD267 [3'39] Download only
Track 8 on SIGCD281 [3'31] Download only

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