Mad about angels : the greatest stars, the greatest music

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Notes

  • Deutsche Grammophon: 449 113-2 (on container: 449 113-2 GMA).
  • Contains previously released material.
  • Compact disc.
  • Program notes in container.

Contents

  • Requiem. In paradisum / Fauré (3:47) -- Hansel and Gretel. Children's prayer / Humperdinck (2:55) -- La forza del destino. La vergine degli Angeli / Verdi (4:04) -- The angel (from Five Wesendonck songs) / Wagner (3:15) -- Vespers of the blessed Virgin. Duo seraphim / Monteverdi (6:46) -- The dream of Gerontius. Softly and gently / Elgar (6:15) -- Panis angelicus / Franck (4:07) -- Dido and Aeneas. With drooping wings ye cupids come / Purcell (4:52) -- Symphony no. 2, "Resurrection". Urlicht / Mahler (6:20) -- Requiem. In paradisum / Duruflé (2:57) -- Lullaby / Brahms (1:52) -- Dettingen Te Deum. To Thee all angels cry aloud / Handel (2:20) -- Orpheus and Euridice. Dance of the blessed spirits / Gluck (6:07) -- The triumphs of Oriana. With angel's face / Norcombe (2:29) -- Jephtha. Waft her, angels, through the skies / Handel (4:32) -- War requiem. Let us sleep now/In paradisum / Britten (5:48) -- Messiah. There were shepherds abiding in the field ; And lo, the angel of the Lord ; And the angel said unto them ; And suddenly there was with the angel ; Glory to God in the highest / Handel (3:34)
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