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Kodály & Elgar: The Music Makers


Catalogue No: SOMMCD 230
Release Date: 2002-02-01
Number of Discs: 1
EAN/UPC: 748871223028
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Liner Notes

This CD couples a premier recording of Kodály’s Ode to the Music Makers for Chorus and Orchestra together with Elgar’s The Music Makers for Chorus, Orchestra & Mezzo-Soprano. Recorded live performance with the excellent Oxford Orchestra da Camera & Chorus, conductor Howard Williams.

Oxford Orchestra da Camera
Choir of Oxford Orchestra da Camera
Christina Wilson – Mezzo-Soprano
Howard Williams – Conductor

“Endearing performances of such moving music … A fascinating release”. Christopher Morley, Birmingham Post.

On This Recording

  1. Kodaly's The Music Makers: Kodaly's The Music Makers: Introductory Speech by Madame Kodaly
  2. The Music Makers, an Ode
  3. Nyari este (Summer Evening)
  4. The Music Makers: I. Introduction
  5. The Music Makers: II. We are the music makers
  6. The Music Makers: IV. We, in the ages lying
  7. The Music Makers: V. A breath of our inspiration
  8. The Music Makers: VI. They had no vision amazing
  9. The Music Makers: IX. For we are afar with the dawning
  10. The Music Makers: X. Great hail! We cry to the comers