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CHAN 9406 - Tippett: King Priam
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 Michael Tippett
King Priam 127:32
     
      COMPACT DISC ONE 68:43
     
      Act I 43:39
1 Prelude 1:29
     
      Scene 1
2 Hecuba: What is it, Nurse? 3:44
3 Priam: Old man of Troy, you're welcome 2:25
4 Hecuba: Than am I no longer mother to this child 1:33
5 Priam: A father and a King 1:53
6 Priam: The Queen is right 1:18
7 First Interlude - 2:52
      Nurse, Old Man: Thus shall a story begin
     
      Scene 2
8 1st Huntsman: The bull is away over there 2:20
9 Paris: They have taken my bull 1:58
10 Hector: Father, he's a shepherd boy 1:49
11 Priam: So I'd hoped it might be 5:03
12 Second Interlude - 4:41
      Nurse, Young Guard, Old Man:
      Ah, but life, life is a bitter charade
     
      Scene 3
13 Helen, Paris: Ah, ah . . . 5:15
14 Hermes: Divine go-between, that's who I am 2:11
15 Paris: Lady Athene, if I honour you . . . 0:53
16 Paris: Lady Hera, if I honour you . . . 2:07
17 Paris: Aphrodite, if I honour you . . . 2:08
     
      Act II 24:56
      Scene 1
18 Hector: So you've given up fighting! 3:41
19 Priam: So Trojans honour Menelaus . . . 1:23
20 First Interlude - 1:33
      Old Man: Hermes, Hermes, with the winged feet come quick!
     
      Scene 2
21 Achilles: O rich-soiled land 5:27
22 Achilles: Why are you weeping, Patroclus? 4:56
23 Second Interlude - 1:35
      Old Man: O, O, what a threat to Troy
     
      Scene 3
24 Hermes: A hero in Achilles' armour . . . 1:23
25 Hector: All Trojans, all fought bravely 4:58
     
      COMPACT DISC TWO 58:49
     
      Act III
      Scene 1
1 Serving Woman: Lady Andromache, should we not light the fire? 4:51
2 Hecuba: Daughter Andromache, you must go out . . . 2:14
3 Andromache: Did you hear? 1:23
4 Helen: Let her rave 4:40
5 Hecuba: O that my ears should hear impiety so gross! 3:48
6 Andromache: Now you shall go 1:47
7 First Interlude - 1:40
      Serving Women: No . . . No . . . No . . . We have it from the runner
     
      Scene 2
8 Priam: What is happening? 3:47
9 Young Guard: A crime 4:06
10 Nurse: The soul will answer from where the pain is quickest 5:27
11 Second Interlude 3:03
     
      Scene 3
12 Achilles: Priam! Here! What is this? 1:50
13 Priam: I clasp your knees, Achilles 1:14
14 Achilles: Old man, I am touched 3:36
15 Third Interlude - 4:34
     
      Scene 4
16 Paris: Where is my father, where is Priam? 1:13
17 Chorus: Ah, ah! Ah, ah! 2:34
18 Chorus: Ah, ha, ha, ha 1:43
19 Chorus: Ah, ah! 5:19
     
 Ann Murray soprano
 Heather Harper soprano
 Felicity Palmer mezzo-soprano
 Norman Bailey bass
 Philip Langridge tenor
 Robert Tear tenor
 Stephen Roberts bass
 Thomas Allen baritone
 Yvonne Minton soprano
     
 London Sinfonietta Chorus
 London Sinfonietta
 David Atherton
     
     
 Recorded in:
 Kingsway Hall, London
      November 1980
     
 Producer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
     
 Sound Engineer(s)
 David Frost
 James Lock
 John Pellowe
         
      Awards  
      Penguin Guide ***>  
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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