Sullivan: The Golden Legend. Sullivan 2019-02-11

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SULLIVAN The Golden Legend [RW]: Classical Reviews

Sullivan: The Golden Legend

It is quite likely therefore that the proof on sale here contains the draft as it stood before his musical amendments on that date. Silvester answered that by the might of God he promised to make him cease of his hurt and blessure of this people. The awkward length of 94 minutes meant that the recording needed to overflow to a second disc. The lyrics were by Joseph Bennett, adapted from Longfellow's poem of the same name. But return we to our matter: S. Please tick to indicate that you understand the above and agree not to share any material from this version of Genome externally.

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SULLIVAN The Golden Legend [RW]: Classical Reviews

Sullivan: The Golden Legend

Janice Watson is in radiant voice as Elsie, Jean Rigby rich-toned as her mother, and Mark Wilde confident as the Prince. In 1886, 44-year-old Arthur Sullivan was at the top of his career. The Tenor is a little quiet at times, but this is just a little niggle. Fanciful etymologies The book sought to compile traditional lore about all of the saints at the time of its compilation. Among whom he saw two cruelly tormented. And anon made tofore him the sign of the cross, and demanded of him where this holy man the hermit dwelt, and he showed to him the way on the right ride, and anon vanished away from him. Such a tale is told of Saint ; Jacobus de Voragine has in repairing to the relics of St.

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Sullivan: The Golden Legend

There are two hymns in The Legend and to us they may seem somewhat out of place. You do feel the occasional shiver down your spine at the appropriate moments. The choice of Armstrong and Tear was wrong: their voices were over-mature for the youthful parts they were supposed to be playing and in places fragmentation, or pedantic pace, did poor justice to Sullivan's music. Bar two: the piano line omits the forte symbol. The piece is still occasionally performed. The story of is one of many stories of the preserved in the Golden Legend.

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Sullivan: The Golden Legend

Sullivan: The Golden Legend

The spine has no title, but bears a series of gold-embossed lines. Agatha and took the cloth that lay upon her tomb, and held it abroad against the fire, and anon on the ninth day after, which was the day of her feast, ceased the fire as soon as it came to the cloth that they brought from her tomb, showing that our Lord kept the city from the said fire by the merits of S. Its repetitious nature is explained if Jacobus da Varagine meant to write a compendium of saintly lore for and , not a work of popular entertainment. Retrieved 11 April 2018 — via Google Books. Peter had said to him, and bound his mouth with the thread, and sealed it, and after returned, and as he came upward again he met with two enchanters which followed him for to see if he descended, which were almost dead of the stench of the dragon, whom he brought with him whole and sound, which anon were baptized, with a great multitude of people with them.

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Sullivan (The) Golden Legend

Sullivan: The Golden Legend

Elsie's devotion is compared to the course of a mountain brook that cools and fertilises the arid plain. It was one of the first books printed in the ; Caxton's version appeared in 1483 and his translation was reprinted, reaching a ninth edition in 1527. Retrieved 11 April 2018 — via Google Books. Many of his stories have no other known source. After graces said they had all that night collation together.

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Sullivan: The Golden Legend (Janice Watson , Jean Rigby , Mark Wilde…)

Sullivan: The Golden Legend

Page from a proof score of The Golden Legend signed by Sullivan, 1886 Only weeks before Sullivan began composing The Golden Legend in the spring of 1886, visited London. Each page has a black border and wide margin at the right-hand edge. At one point, Sullivan actually refused to authorize performances in and around London, as it had become dangerously over-exposed. Conductor David Lyle believes that this performance was the first in Scotland in at least fifty years. Anon after the next day he took his staff by which he sustained him, and began to go through the desert, and it happed that he met a person which was half above, an horse, and beneath, a man whom the fables of the poets call centaurs.

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Arthur Sullivan

Sullivan: The Golden Legend

Criticism among members of Jacobus' Dominican order were muted by the increased reverence towards the archbishop, which culminated in his beatification in 1815. It overtook and eclipsed earlier compilations of abridged legendaria, the Abbreviatio in gestis et miraculis sanctorum attributed to the Dominican chronicler and the Epilogus in gestis sanctorum of the Dominican preacher. This seemingly pompous description of his own work can only be explained by the fact that Sullivan and Aitken were sharing a private joke. That is to say he was cold and refrigate from all concupiscence of the flesh, full of boughs among the trees of heaven. Miraculously healed, Prince Henry marries Elsie and is restored to his rightful place.

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Sullivan: The Golden Legend (Janice Watson , Jean Rigby , Mark Wilde…)

Sullivan: The Golden Legend

Rigbie Turner Pierpont Morgan Library. The festival was held 13—16 October 1886, and the premiere of The Golden Legend took place on Saturday, 16 October 1886; its success with audiences and critics alike was immediate. Scene 5 depicts Ursula's learning of her daughter's survival, expressing her joy in contemplative fashion while the Prince sings in a bolder, richer mode. And S Paul demanded of the estate of the world and of the governance, and if the christian faith were spread and used over all. The work ends in a rousing choral epilog giving a spiritual overview of the tale. Agatha to repel an of : And for to prove that she had prayed for the salvation of the country, at the beginning of February, the year after her martyrdom, there arose a great fire, and came from the mountain toward the city of Catania and burnt the earth and stones, it was so fervent. In Scene 3, the Prince and Elsie become pilgrims, traveling to the doctor who can effect the cure -- in a moving duet, they describe their wonder at the world, and at life, until Lucifer, masquerading as a Friar, intrudes, observing the scene.

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Sullivan: The Golden Legend

This video contains manuscript images of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's early pencil drafts of The Golden Legend 1849. I don't know where the microphones were placed, which could have a large bearing on the balance of the piece. The soloists, too, contribute mightily. Hyperion released the first professional recording of the work in 2001. Blog News, updates and banter from the.

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SULLIVAN The Golden Legend [RW]: Classical Reviews

Sullivan: The Golden Legend

And whiles they were thus talking a crow came flying and brought to them two loaves of bread ; and when the crow was gone S. A typical example of the sort of story related, also involving St. Pages are printed on one side only, and each has the title of the work and publisher's name at the bottom. Elsie, a villager, makes that offer and falls within the power of Lucifer, disguised first as a pilgrim and later as a doctor. Despite the opposition of the Prince, who now declares that he intended to do no more than test her constancy, Elsie persists in her resolve to die for him. They were well supported by an excellently trained chorus.

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