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dream of Gerontius

Edward Elgar

dream of Gerontius

by Edward Elgar

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Published by Novello in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Newman, John Henry, 1801-1890 -- Musical settings,
  • Oratorios -- Vocal scores with piano

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Cardinal Newman ; set to music for mezzo-soprano, tenor, and bass soli, chorus and orchestra by Edward Elgar.
    GenreVocal scores with piano.
    ContributionsNewman, John Henry, 1801-1890.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsM2003.E4 D7 1900
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 score :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13990707M

      The Dream of Gerontius, first published in , is Cardinal Newman's epic poem describing the descent of Gerontius, an Everyman character, into death and poem opens with the old man's realization that his time has come. And once he has died, the story follows his soul through an encounter with angels and demons as he approaches the judgment of ists will . The Dream of Gerontius: The complete illlustrated Premium Scholars Edition with all notes and extended commentary.

    Follow the text of Edward Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius, to text from the poem by Cardinal John Henry Newman. Lost Elgar masterpiece found in autograph book – and heard for the first time in years. Discover Music. This stunning vocal rendition of Elgar’s Nimrod will have you weeping in seconds. Elgar wrote these words from John Ruskin on the autograph score of his great choral work The Dream of Gerontius, and few have disagreed with his verdict. Elgar’s deeply felt and passionate setting of John Henry Newman’s dramatic poem about the progress of a soul through death and into the afterlife to its judgement transformed the English.

    Editions for The Dream of Gerontius: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published Cited by: 9. Synopsis The Dream of Gerontius, first published in , is Cardinal Newman's epic poem describing the descent of Gerontius, an Everyman character, into death and Purgatory. The poem opens with the old man's realization that his time has come. And once he has died, the story follows his soul /5(39).


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While the title is the Dream of Gerontius (the dream of the old man), it could also be the dream of someone much younger. Dante, in his years of word-intoxicated genius, wrote about the conversations he had with dozens of real people, all of them different in their /5(10).

While the title is the Dream of Gerontius (the dream of the old man), it could also be the dream of someone much younger. Dante, in his years of word-intoxicated genius, wrote about the conversations he had with dozens of real people, all of them different in their virtues and vices: Newman, Cited by: 9.

While the title is the Dream of Gerontius (the dream of the old man), it could also be the dream of someone much younger. Dante, in his years of word-intoxicated genius, wrote about the conversations he had with dozens of real people, all of them different in their /5(39). The Dream of Gerontius.

The Dream of Gerontius, first published inis Cardinal Newman's epic poem describing the descent of Gerontius, an Everyman character, into death and Purgatory. The poem opens with the old man's realization that his time has come/5.

The dream of Gerontius (The Foulis books) Hardcover – January 1, by John Henry Newman (Author)/5(4). The dream of Gerontius Paperback – January 1, by John Henry Newman (Author)Reviews: 4. The Soul of Gerontius is the second of the poem’s seven episodes.

In the first, Gerontius has experienced: “That sense of ruin which is worse than Author: Carol Rumens. Condition: Very Good. The Dream of Gerontius This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

This book has. Along with sermons, essays, and religious books, Newman was a noted author of hymns and poetry. A poetic imagining of the state of a pious soul just after death&#;as it journeys towards judgment&#;The Dream of Gerontius is one of Newman&#;s most famous poems. It Brand: Barnes & Noble.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; 15 by John Henry Newman Newman, John Henry, Commentator: Egan, Maurice Francis, Title: The Dream of Gerontius Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Christian Cited by: 9.

YES, but not at first. There’s something amazing about seeing hundreds of performers packed onto a stage but only a handful of them playing. And that’s how The Dream of Gerontius starts. Nice touch, EE: But it was nearly a disaster. The piece is so challenging that the amateur choir hired for the premiere couldn’t cope with it.

Overview Blessed Newman's Dream of Gerontius is a beautiful and subtle poem about the soul of a man who has died in a state of grace as he is led by his guardian angel past the bounds of material existence toward the merciful judgment seat of : Assumption Press.

"The Dream of Gerontius" is a work much-beloved by choral societies, for the choir is given a lot to do, and a lot of different kinds of things to do.

The beefed-up Collegium Vocale Gent is not the first choir you'd pick for this work, but they inhabit the various characters : John Hancock.

Edward Elgar's The Dream Of Gerontius is a splendid oratorio for Mezzo-soprano, Tenor and Bass with Chorus and Orchestra.

It is based on the epic poem, The Dream of Gerontius by John Henry Newman written in /5(8). The dream of Gerontius by John Henry Newman; 37 editions; First published in ; Subjects: English Christian poetry, Accessible book, English Religious poetry; Times: 19th century.

Benedict J. Groeschel, CFR, has written a preface to the book as well. Also included are a section on Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius, which rapidly became the most popular choral work in Britain after Handel’s Messiah, and a discography of currently available recordings of Elgar’s Dream.

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius Edward Elgar disapproved of the term oratorio for The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, even though it seems to fit the criteria for the term. In this reading by Daniel Barenboim, the Staatskapelle Berlin, a pair of massed top German Brand: Archipel. The Dream of Gerontius, first published inis Cardinal Newman's epic poem describing the descent of Gerontius, an Everyman character, into death and Purgatory.

The poem opens with the old man's realization that his time has come. And once he has died, the story follows his soul Price: $ Nevertheless, he wrote a very great poem, "The Dream of Gerontius"—a poem which the intellectual world admires more and more every year, and which yields its best only after careful study and consideration.

It has been described as a metrical meditation on death. 50+ videos Play all Mix - Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Part 2 YouTube Dvořák Symphony No 9 "New World" Celibidache, Münchner Philharmoniker, - Duration: 1Furtwangler 7, views.

LibriVox recording of The Dream of Gerontius by John Henry Newman. Read in English by Russ Hobbs As a rule, when Cardinal Newman's poetry is mentioned, people think of "The Pillar of the Cloud," better known as "Lead, Kindly Light.".English National Opera present our award-winning Orchestra and both the ENO Chorus and the BBC Singers in Elgar’s greatest choral work.

The John Henry Newman poem exploring Gerontius’ heartfelt loss and hope in the face of death and his judgement before God is set to Elgar’s sublimely dramatic music, creating a deeply moving, passionate and inspiring experience.The Dream of Gerontius, Op.

38, is a work for voices and orchestra in two parts composed by Edward Elgar into text from the poem by John Henry Newman. It relates the journey of a pious man's soul from his deathbed to his judgment before God and settling into Purgatory.