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Elgar: King Olaf

Emily Birsan (soprano), Barry Banks (tenor), Alan Opie (baritone)

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic Choir, Collegium Musicum Choir, Edvard Grieg Kor, Sir Andrew Davis

there's nothing stilted about Elgar's music: it crackles with confident vitality...the Norwegian choruses respond with crisp vigour and superb English diction, only faintly (and appropriately)... More…
  • Presto Disc of the Week
    26th January 2015
  • BBC Music Magazine
    April 2015
    Choral & Song Choice

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Contents: MP3320

Elgar: As torrents in summer

1:24:54
$26.25
  • Bergen Filharmoniske Kor, Collegiûm Mûsicûms Kor Bergen, Edvard Grieg Kor, Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester
  • Sir Andrew Davis
  • Emily Birsan (soprano), Barry Banks (tenor), Alan Opie (bass)
  • Recorded: 16-19 June 2014
  • Recording Venue: Grieghallen, Bergen, Norway

Introduction: There Is a Wondrous Book (Chorus, Bass, Soprano, Tenor)

3:07
$1.05

Summon now the God of Thunder (Bass)

0:57
$1.05

The Challenge of Thor (Chorus)

4:01
$1.05
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King Olaf's Return (Tenor)

6:44
$1.05

Recitative: Tell How Olaf Bore the Cross (Bass)

0:38
$1.05

The Conversion: King Olaf's Prows at Nidaros (Chorus)

3:07
$1.05

The Conversion: Behold Me, My People (Tenor, Bass, Chorus)

4:58
$1.05

The Conversion: As Leaps the Lights of Winter (Chorus, Bass)

3:02
$1.05

The Conversion: Then o'er the Blood-stained Hog-stone (Chorus, Tenor)

5:35
$1.05

Recitative: Now the Child of Ironbeard Dead (Bass)

0:44
$1.05

Gudrun (Soprano, Chorus, Tenor)

6:07
$1.05

Recitative: How the Wraith of Odin Old (Bass)

0:48
$1.05

The Wraith of Odin (Chorus)

5:43
$1.05

Recitative: Sisters, Sing Ye Now the Song (Bass)

0:43
$1.05

Sigrid: Sigrid Sits in Her High Abode (Chorus)

2:23
$1.05

Sigrid: Sigrid, Hail! With Royal Hand (Tenor, Soprano, Chorus)

4:32
$1.05

Recitative: Hark! She Flies From Wendland Forth (Bass)

0:42
$1.05

Thyri (Chorus)

4:48
$1.05

Duet: The Gray Land Breaks to Lively Green (Soprano)

2:19
$1.05

Duet: Thyri, My Beloved (Tenor, Soprano)

6:09
$1.05

Recitative: After Queen Gunhild's Death (Chorus)

1:30
$1.05

The Death of Olaf (Chorus)

6:41
$1.05

Epilogue: In the Convent of Drontheim (Chorus)

1:29
$1.05

Epilogue: It Is Accepted (Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Chorus)

3:19
$1.05

Epilogue: Stronger Than Steel (Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Chorus)

4:48
$1.05
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Elgar: The Banner of St. George, Op. 33

27:13
$8.40
  • Bergen Filharmoniske Kor, Collegiûm Mûsicûms Kor Bergen, Edvard Grieg Kor, Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester
  • Sir Andrew Davis
  • Recorded: 19-20 June 2014
  • Recording Venue: Grieghallen, Bergen, Norway

Scene 1: Within Sylene's walls no sound is heard

2:41
$1.05

Scene 1: The women of Sylene rend their hair

1:37
$1.05

Scene 1: Forth from the palace, beautiful as day

3:18
$1.05
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Scene 1: O calm your hearts

3:12
$1.05

Scene 2: Without a fear beside the dragon's tarn

2:46
$1.05

Scene 2: Hark! 'tis the ringing hoof of steed

2:38
$1.05

Scene 2: Loud cry the people

5:25
$1.05

Epilogue: It comes from the misty ages

5:36
$1.05
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Contents: FLAC44100

Elgar: As torrents in summer

1:24:54
$31.25
  • Bergen Filharmoniske Kor, Collegiûm Mûsicûms Kor Bergen, Edvard Grieg Kor, Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester
  • Sir Andrew Davis
  • Emily Birsan (soprano), Barry Banks (tenor), Alan Opie (bass)
  • Recorded: 16-19 June 2014
  • Recording Venue: Grieghallen, Bergen, Norway

Introduction: There Is a Wondrous Book (Chorus, Bass, Soprano, Tenor)

3:07
$1.25

Summon now the God of Thunder (Bass)

0:57
$1.25

The Challenge of Thor (Chorus)

4:01
$1.25
Show 22 remaining tracks for Elgar: As torrents in summer

King Olaf's Return (Tenor)

6:44
$1.25

Recitative: Tell How Olaf Bore the Cross (Bass)

0:38
$1.25

The Conversion: King Olaf's Prows at Nidaros (Chorus)

3:07
$1.25

The Conversion: Behold Me, My People (Tenor, Bass, Chorus)

4:58
$1.25

The Conversion: As Leaps the Lights of Winter (Chorus, Bass)

3:02
$1.25

The Conversion: Then o'er the Blood-stained Hog-stone (Chorus, Tenor)

5:35
$1.25

Recitative: Now the Child of Ironbeard Dead (Bass)

0:44
$1.25

Gudrun (Soprano, Chorus, Tenor)

6:07
$1.25

Recitative: How the Wraith of Odin Old (Bass)

0:48
$1.25

The Wraith of Odin (Chorus)

5:43
$1.25

Recitative: Sisters, Sing Ye Now the Song (Bass)

0:43
$1.25

Sigrid: Sigrid Sits in Her High Abode (Chorus)

2:23
$1.25

Sigrid: Sigrid, Hail! With Royal Hand (Tenor, Soprano, Chorus)

4:32
$1.25

Recitative: Hark! She Flies From Wendland Forth (Bass)

0:42
$1.25

Thyri (Chorus)

4:48
$1.25

Duet: The Gray Land Breaks to Lively Green (Soprano)

2:19
$1.25

Duet: Thyri, My Beloved (Tenor, Soprano)

6:09
$1.25

Recitative: After Queen Gunhild's Death (Chorus)

1:30
$1.25

The Death of Olaf (Chorus)

6:41
$1.25

Epilogue: In the Convent of Drontheim (Chorus)

1:29
$1.25

Epilogue: It Is Accepted (Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Chorus)

3:19
$1.25

Epilogue: Stronger Than Steel (Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Chorus)

4:48
$1.25
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Elgar: The Banner of St. George, Op. 33

27:13
$10.00
  • Bergen Filharmoniske Kor, Collegiûm Mûsicûms Kor Bergen, Edvard Grieg Kor, Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester
  • Sir Andrew Davis
  • Recorded: 19-20 June 2014
  • Recording Venue: Grieghallen, Bergen, Norway

Scene 1: Within Sylene's walls no sound is heard

2:41
$1.25

Scene 1: The women of Sylene rend their hair

1:37
$1.25

Scene 1: Forth from the palace, beautiful as day

3:18
$1.25
Show 5 remaining tracks for Elgar: The Banner of St. George, Op. 33

Scene 1: O calm your hearts

3:12
$1.25

Scene 2: Without a fear beside the dragon's tarn

2:46
$1.25

Scene 2: Hark! 'tis the ringing hoof of steed

2:38
$1.25

Scene 2: Loud cry the people

5:25
$1.25

Epilogue: It comes from the misty ages

5:36
$1.25
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Contents: FLAC96000

Elgar: As torrents in summer

1:24:54
$46.25
  • Bergen Filharmoniske Kor, Collegiûm Mûsicûms Kor Bergen, Edvard Grieg Kor, Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester
  • Sir Andrew Davis
  • Emily Birsan (soprano), Barry Banks (tenor), Alan Opie (bass)
  • Recorded: 16-19 June 2014
  • Recording Venue: Grieghallen, Bergen, Norway

Introduction: There Is a Wondrous Book (Chorus, Bass, Soprano, Tenor)

3:07
$1.85

Summon now the God of Thunder (Bass)

0:57
$1.85

The Challenge of Thor (Chorus)

4:01
$1.85
Show 22 remaining tracks for Elgar: As torrents in summer

King Olaf's Return (Tenor)

6:44
$1.85

Recitative: Tell How Olaf Bore the Cross (Bass)

0:38
$1.85

The Conversion: King Olaf's Prows at Nidaros (Chorus)

3:07
$1.85

The Conversion: Behold Me, My People (Tenor, Bass, Chorus)

4:58
$1.85

The Conversion: As Leaps the Lights of Winter (Chorus, Bass)

3:02
$1.85

The Conversion: Then o'er the Blood-stained Hog-stone (Chorus, Tenor)

5:35
$1.85

Recitative: Now the Child of Ironbeard Dead (Bass)

0:44
$1.85

Gudrun (Soprano, Chorus, Tenor)

6:07
$1.85

Recitative: How the Wraith of Odin Old (Bass)

0:48
$1.85

The Wraith of Odin (Chorus)

5:43
$1.85

Recitative: Sisters, Sing Ye Now the Song (Bass)

0:43
$1.85

Sigrid: Sigrid Sits in Her High Abode (Chorus)

2:23
$1.85

Sigrid: Sigrid, Hail! With Royal Hand (Tenor, Soprano, Chorus)

4:32
$1.85

Recitative: Hark! She Flies From Wendland Forth (Bass)

0:42
$1.85

Thyri (Chorus)

4:48
$1.85

Duet: The Gray Land Breaks to Lively Green (Soprano)

2:19
$1.85

Duet: Thyri, My Beloved (Tenor, Soprano)

6:09
$1.85

Recitative: After Queen Gunhild's Death (Chorus)

1:30
$1.85

The Death of Olaf (Chorus)

6:41
$1.85

Epilogue: In the Convent of Drontheim (Chorus)

1:29
$1.85

Epilogue: It Is Accepted (Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Chorus)

3:19
$1.85

Epilogue: Stronger Than Steel (Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Chorus)

4:48
$1.85
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Elgar: The Banner of St. George, Op. 33

27:13
$14.80
  • Bergen Filharmoniske Kor, Collegiûm Mûsicûms Kor Bergen, Edvard Grieg Kor, Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester
  • Sir Andrew Davis
  • Recorded: 19-20 June 2014
  • Recording Venue: Grieghallen, Bergen, Norway

Scene 1: Within Sylene's walls no sound is heard

2:41
$1.85

Scene 1: The women of Sylene rend their hair

1:37
$1.85

Scene 1: Forth from the palace, beautiful as day

3:18
$1.85
Show 5 remaining tracks for Elgar: The Banner of St. George, Op. 33

Scene 1: O calm your hearts

3:12
$1.85

Scene 2: Without a fear beside the dragon's tarn

2:46
$1.85

Scene 2: Hark! 'tis the ringing hoof of steed

2:38
$1.85

Scene 2: Loud cry the people

5:25
$1.85

Epilogue: It comes from the misty ages

5:36
$1.85
Hide 5 tracks for Elgar: The Banner of St. George, Op. 33