℗ 2016 Naxos
 

Randall Thompson: Requiem

The Philadelphia Singers, David Hayes

Available in 96 kHz / 24-bit AIFF, FLAC high resolution audio formats
  • Select Format
    • AIFF 96 kHz | 24-bit
    • FLAC 96 kHz | 24-bit
Add to cart
discounted price
 
Requiem  
1.1
Part I: Lamentations
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
6:29
1.2
Part II: The Triumph of Faith: Why make ye this ado?
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
1:49
1.3
Part II: The Triumph of Faith: What man is he?
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
6:04
1.4
Part II: The Triumph of Faith: Good tidings to the meek
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
2:47
1.5
Part III: The Call to Song: Be filled with the spirit
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
1:36
1.6
Part III: The Call to Song: O let the nations be glad
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
2:30
1.7
Part III: The Call to Song: Sing unto Him
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
2:59
1.8
Part III: The Call to Song: Utter a song
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
2:57
1.9
Part IV: The Garment of Praise: Sing with the spirit
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
1:14
1.10
Part IV: The Garment of Praise: Let everything that hath breath
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
0:46
1.11
Part IV: The Garment of Praise: Let them give glory
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
2:23
1.12
Part IV: The Garment of Praise: Praise Him all ye stars of light
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
3:21
1.13
Part IV: The Garment of Praise: I am their music
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
2:29
1.14
Part V: The Leave-taking: Ye were sometimes darkness
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
5:19
1.15
Part V: The Leave-taking: The Lord shall be unto thee
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
1:06
1.16
Part V: The Leave-taking: Return unto thy rest
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
2:36
1.17
Part V: The Leave-taking: Thou hast given him
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
2:25
1.18
Part V: The Leave-taking: Amen and amen, alleluia
Randall Thompson; Philadelphia Singers; David Hayes
6:27
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    55:17
The Philadelphia Singers present this world premiere of Randall Thompson’s Requiem, considered his masterpiece, written in response to the death of close friends and colleagues. Using a diverse selection of Biblical verses, it takes the form of a dramatic dialogue between two choirs, a "chorus of mourners" and a "chorus of the faithful," concerning eternal life. Recorded here for the first time in its complete form, this Requiem is an emotional and dramatically intense journey of conflict and resolution, entirely unique within American music history and the requiem tradition as a whole. "Randall Thompson’s name is virtually synonymous with American choral music ... part of the core repertory of choruses of all shapes and sizes. And yet, one of his greatest choral works, one that could easily be considered his masterpiece, is virtually unknown to American choruses and their audiences: his Requiem ... the Philadelphia Singers set out to reclaim Thompson’s Requiem as a vital and important part of the American choral canon by creating a recording that would help choral leaders and choruses as well as the larger concert going public become aware of its great beauty and power. It is our fervent hope that (this neglected masterpiece) will finally earn a place in the repertory of choruses everywhere." - David Hayes, conductor
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Naxos Studio Masters

Recorded at the Curtis Institute of Music, Gould Rehearsal Hall, Philadelphia, PA, on 25th and 26th January, 2014 Produced and engineered by David Pasbrig Publisher: E.C. Schirmer Music Co. Booklet notes: Zachary J. Vreeman Cover photograph by fcafotodigital / iStockphoto

For Your Consideration | More ▸

Lifelines: Grieg, Liszt & Franck Lea Birringer; Esther Birringer
44.1
Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 – Wagner: Lohengrin Prelude Gewandhausorchester Leipzig; Andris Nelsons
192
A Bright Star Shineth Härlanda Kammarkör; David Molin; Karl Peter Eriksson
44.1
The 5 Countertenors Max Cencic; Yuri Minienko; Valer Sabadus; Xavier Sabata; Vince Yi; Armonia Atenea; George Petrou
96
Rossini: Aureliano in Palmira Kenneth Tarver; Catriona Smith; Silvia Tro Santafé; Andrew Foster-Williams; Vuyani Mlinde; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Julian Alexander Smith; Maurizio Benini; Ezgi Kutlu
44.1MQA
Scarlatti: Piano Sonatas Yevgeny Sudbin
44.1
Go The Distance (From "Hercules" / Single) The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Haydn Bendall; Sally Herbert; Richard Harwood
96
Franz Schmidt: Complete Symphonies Frankfurt Radio Symphony; Paavo Järvi
48
English Fancy Masques; Olivier Fortin; Shannon Mercer
88.2
Lori Laitman: The Scarlet Letter (Live) Laura Claycomb; Dominic Armstrong; Malcolm Mackenzie; Daniel Belcher; Kyle Knapp; Margaret Gawrysiak; Opera Colorado Chorus; Opera Colorado Orchestra; Ari Pelto
96
Moments of Arrival Linda Lister; Coro di Praga; Stanslav Mistr; Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra; Julius P. Williams
48
Abendmusiken [Buxtehude, Erlebach, Reinken, Theile] Thomas Soltani; Ensemble Stravaganza; Domitille Gilon
96
Exultet Terra: Choral Music of Hilary Tann Cappella Clausura; Amelia Leclair
96
Belle époque: French Music for Wind Orsino Ensemble; Pavel Kolesnikov; Matthew Hunt; Alec Frank-Gemmill; Adam Walker
96
The White Crow (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Lisa Batiashvili
44.1

Offers & New Releases

exclusive benefits for mailing list members

Subscribe Now

What is High-Resolution Audio?

High-resolution audio offers the highest-fidelity available, far surpassing the sound quality of traditional CDs. When you listen to music on a CD or tracks purchased via consumer services such as iTunes, you are hearing a low-resolution version of what was actually recorded and mastered in the studio. ProStudioMasters offers the original studio masters — exactly as the artist, producers and sound engineers mastered them — for download, directly to you.

What do I need for playback?

You may need additional software / hardware to take full advantage of the higher 24-bit high-res audio formats, but any music lover that has heard 16-bit vs 24-bit will tell you it's worth it!

Software for Mac OS X

Software for Windows

Hardware Suggestions