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CHAN 3094 - Berg: Wozzeck
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CD available From: 14 April 2003

Opera - Wozzeck

 Alban Berg (1885-1935)
     
Wozzeck 91:43
      Opera in three acts (fifteen scenes), Op. 7
      Libretto by Alban Berg after Georg Büchner's play Woyzeck
      English translation by Richard Stokes
     
      COMPACT DISC ONE
      Act I
      Scene 1
1 'Slowly, Wozzeck, slowly!' 3:57
      Captain, Wozzeck
2 'Wozzeck, you are a decent man, and yet . . .' 4:44
      Captain, Wozzeck
     
      Scene 2
3 'Andres! This place is accursed!' 3:12
      Wozzeck, Andres
4 'Listen. There's something moving there below us!' 3:08
      Wozzeck, Andres
     
      Scene 3
5 Military music off-stage - 2:01
      'Tschin, Bum, Tschin, Bum, Bum, Bum, Bum!'
      Marie, Margret
6 '''What will you do now, poor lamb? . . .''' 2:02
      Marie
7 Marie sunk in thought - Knocking at the window - 4:03
      'Who's there?'
      Marie, Wozzeck
     
      Scene 4
8 'This is monstrous, Wozzeck!' 4:48
      Doctor, Wozzeck
9 'Wozzeck - Just like a lunatic!' 2:59
      Doctor, Wozzeck
     
      Scene 5
10 'Show me how you parade!' 3:01
      Marie, Drum Major
      34:00
     
      COMPACT DISC TWO
      Act II
      Scene 1
1 'How they glisten brightly!' 3:02
      Marie
2 Wozzeck enters, unseen - 2:36
      'What's that, there?'
      Wozzeck, Marie
     
      Scene 2
3 'Why are you rushing, my dearest friend' 4:34
      Captain, Doctor
4 'Hey, Wozzeck!' 2:16
      Doctor, Captain
5 'But what are you trying to tell me, Herr Doktor' 3:06
      Wozzeck, Captain, Doctor
     
      Scene 3
6 'God morning, Franz' 3:32
      Marie, Wozzeck
     
7 Scene change [Slow Ländler] - Tavern music onstage - 2:51
     
      Scene 4
      'I've got a shirt on, though it is not mine . . .'
      First Apprentice, Second Apprentice
8 Tavern music onstage - 1:48
      'Him! Her! Damn!'
      Wozzeck, Marie, Drum Major
9 'A hunter from the Rhine' 1:42
      Youths, Soldiers, Andres, Wozzeck
10 'And yet, if a traveller pauses' 4:54
      First Apprentice, Soldiers, Youths, Andres, The Idiot, Wozzeck
     
      Scene 5
11 'Mmmmmm' 2:05
      Soldiers, Wozzeck, Andres
12 'I am a man!' 2:28
      Drum Major, Andres, A Soldier, Wozzeck
     
      Act III
      Scene 1
13 '''And out of his mouth''' 1:49
      Marie
14 '''And once there was a lonely child''' 1:09
      Marie
15 '''And falling on her knees before Him''' 1:55
      Marie
     
      Scene 2
16 'The town is over there' 2:53
      Marie, Wozzeck
17 The moon rises - 1:55
      'How the moon rises red!'
      Marie, Wozzeck
     
      Scene 3
18 'Dance, damn you!' 2:55
      Wozzeck, Margret, A Youth, Wenches, Youths
     
      Scene 4
19 'The dagger? Where is the dagger?' 2:25
      Wozzeck
20 'I ought to wash myself clean' 2:15
      Wozzeck, Captain, Doctor
     
21 Scene change [Invention on a Key] 3:18
     
      Scene 5 (last)
22 'Ring-a-ring-a-roses, all fall down!' 1:56
      Children, First Child, Second Child, Third Child, Marie's Boy
      57:43
 Andrew Shore baritone - Wozzeck
 Alan Woodrow tenor - Drum Major
 Peter Bronder tenor - Andres
 Stuart Kale tenor - Captain
 Clive Bayley bass - Doctor
 Leslie John Flanagan baritone - First Apprentice
 Iain Paterson bass - Second Apprentice
 John Graham-Hall tenor - The Idiot
 Dame Josephine Barstow soprano - Marie
 Jean Rigby mezzo-soprano - Margret
      Marie's Boy, Soldiers and Lads, Girld and Whores, Children
 Susan Singh Choristers
 Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
 Philharmonia Orchestra
 Paul Daniel
 Recorded in:
 Watford Colosseum
      14-18 July 2002
 Producer(s)
 Brian Couzens
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
 Michael Common (Assistant)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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