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The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, is a work for voices and orchestra in two parts composed by Sir Edward Elgar in , to 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. Elgar disapproved of the use of the term. The Dream of Gerontius is a poem written by John Henry Newman consisting of the prayer of a dying man, and angelic and demonic responses. The poem, written after Newman's conversion from Anglicanism to Roman Catholicism, explores his new Catholic-held beliefs of the journey from death through Paradise to God. The Dream of Gerontius. {}. § 1. Gerontius. JESU, MARIA—I am near to death ,. And Thou art calling me; I know it now. Not by the token of this faltering breath,. This chill at heart, this dampness on my brow,—. (Jesu, have mercy! Mary, pray for me!) 'Tis this new feeling, never felt before,. (Be with me, Lord, in my extremity !).

GERONTIUS: JESU, MARIA - I am near to death,. And Thou art calling me; I know it now. Not by the token of this faltering breath,. This chill at heart,, this dampness on my. brow,— (Jesu, have mercy! Mary, pray for me!) 'tis this new feeling, never felt before,. (Be with me, Lord, in my extremity!) That I am going, that I am no. Nov 21, Edward Gardner conducts The Dream of Gerontius with the Seattle Symphony and Chorale on December 1 and 3. By Paul Schiavo. “This is the best of me; for the rest, I ate, and drank, and slept, loved and hated, like another. My life was as the vapour, and is not; but this I saw, and knew; this, if anything of. Aug 7, Here's your detailed guide to the awesomeness of Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius. So what's it about? Oh just life, death and the meaning of life The massive piece for chorus and orchestra is based on a Victorian poem by Cardinal John Henry Newman. Here he is: Cardinal John Henry Newman.

Work Title, The Dream of Gerontius. Alternative. Title. Composer, Elgar, Edward. Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEE Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's, 13 movements in 2 parts: Part I. 1. Prelude: 2. Jesu, Maria – I am near to death: 3. Rouse thee, my fainting soul: 4. Sanctus. Benjamin Zander conducts the Boston Philharmonic playing Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius.

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