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Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius
Edward Elgar, David Hill, Waynflete Singers
Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius
Genre: Classical
 
  •  Track Listings (5) - Disc #1
  •  Track Listings (8) - Disc #2


     
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All Artists: Edward Elgar, David Hill, Waynflete Singers, Sarah Fryer, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, William Kendall
Title: Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius
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Label: Naxos
Release Date: 8/5/1997
Genre: Classical
Style: Opera & Classical Vocal
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaCD Credits: 2
UPC: 730099488525

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Not even a third-choice
Ahmed E. Ismail | Cambridge, MA United States | 01/02/2003
(3 out of 5 stars)

"There aren't many reasons for getting this budget-priced set now that multiple recordings are available at mid-price. Admittedly, this was my first recording, which I bought about six or seven years ago when I didn't know much about Elgar's music .... I enjoyed the work, but was less than thrilled with the choral passages--they sounded muffled and distant. On the other hand, the soloists are all decent, with Best as the Priest in part one and the Angel of the Agony in part two the clear standout among the soloists. If you're a particular fan of any of the soloists here, this may be worth exploring, particularly since it's at a budget price..."