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CHAN 9370 - Walton: Troilus And Cressida
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Opera - Troilus and Cressida

     
 William Walton
     
Troilus and Cressida, (original version) 133:04
     
      COMPACT DISC ONE 70:04
     
      ACT ONE - The Citadel of troy, before the Temple of Pallas
1 Calkas, Priests & Priestesses, Worshippers : Virgin of Troas 6:37
2 Troilus: Back to your hovels . . . 2:27
3 Troilus: Is Cressida a slave . . . 5:01
4 Cressida: Morning and evening I have felt your glance . . . 6:17
5 Pandarus: Forgive me . . . 3:47
6 Troilus: I haunt her beauty like a naked soul . . . 2:00
7 Cressida: My father! Evadne, follow him! 3:11
8 Cressida: Slowly it all comes back 3:46
9 Pandarus: Why niece! . . . in tears? 1:59
10 Cressida: Sweet sir, there's something . . . 2:27
11 Pandarus: Dear child, you need a little comfort 3:29
     
      ACT TWO - Scene One - Evening of the following day. A room at the upper floor of Pandarus' house.
12 Pandarus: Does talking put you off? 6:14
13 Cressida: How can I sleep? 2:13
14 Cressida: At the haunted end of the day 2:58
15 Pandarus: Hush! Don't be so alarmed! 4:06
16 Troilus: If one last doubt, one lurking fear remains . . . 4:28
17 Cressida: New life, new love! 4:22
18 Cressida: Now hold me close . . . 1:31
     
      Scene Two
19 The Storm 3:01
     
      COMPACT DISC TWO 63:00
     
      ACT TWO - Scene Two continued - Next morning
1 Cressida: From isle to isle . . . 3:07
2 Pandarus: Who would go drumming . . . 2:16
3 Diomede: My name is Diomede . . . 5:17
4 Troilus: This thing shall be revok'd . . . 5:45
     
      ACT THREE - The Greek encampment. Early evening. Ten weeks later. 46:27
5 Watchman: All's well! 7:26
6 Cressida: Troilus! No answering sign . . . 5:43
7 Calkas: Cressid, daughter . . . 2:25
8 Cressida: You gods, o deathless gods . . . 2:05
9 Diomede: Proud, wondrous Cressida 3:30
10 Cressida: Take it, take it 2:53
11 Troilus and Pandarus: Evadne! 2:32
12 Cressida: Troilus! 3:29
13 Troilus: What is this sudden alarm? 4:44
14 Sextet: Diomede, Troilus, Cressida, Pandarus, Calkas and Evadne 3:15
15 Calkas: She has brought shame upon her father! 3:33
16 Cressida: Diomede! . . . Father! . . . 4:51
     
 Alan Opie baritone
 Arthur Davies tenor
 Brian Cookson tenor
 Bruce Budd bass
 Clive Bayley bass
 David Owen-Lewis bass
 James Thornton baritone
 Judith Howarth soprano
 Keith Mills tenor
 Nigel Robson tenor
 Stephen Dowson bass
 Yvonne Howard mezzo-soprano
     
 Opera North Chorus
 English Northern Philharmonia
     
 Richard Hickox
     
 Recorded in:
 Leeds Town Hall
      19-25 January 1995
     
 Producer(s)
 Brian Couzens
     
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
 Richard Smoker (Assistant)
     
         
      Awards  
      Gramophone Award>  
      Penguin Rosette>  
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 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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