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Cat. No. CHAN 10111 Price: £5 No. of discs: 1
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CHAN 10111 - Britten: Suite from 'The Prince of the Pagodas'/ McPhee: Tabuh-Tabuhan
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CD available From: 15 September 2003
      Please CLICK HERE for the studio version of this album.
     
     
  Traditional
Balinese Ceremonial Music* 7:00
      Transcribed for two pianos by Colin McPhee
1 1 Pemoengkah 2:42
2 2 Gambangan 1:38
3 3 Taboeh teloe 2:40
     
 Colin McPhee (1900-1964)
Tabuh-Tabuhan 19:08
      Toccata for Orchestra and Two Pianos
      Elizabeth Burley - John Alley pianos
4 1 Ostinatos. Animato - Subito molto energico - 7:03
5 2 Nocturne. Tranquillo - Molto fluido - Poco più lento - 6:14
6 3 Finale. Quieto e misterioso - Agitato - Più tranquillo - 5:42
     
 Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Suite from the Ballet 'The Prince of the Pagodas', Op. 57 51:14
      Arranged by Donald Mitchell and Mervyn Cooke
      Michael Davis violin
7 Quick - Slow - 2:24
      Part Two. The Four Kings
8 Variation of the King of the North. Quick and heavy - 1:27
9 Variation of the King of the East. Slow and languorous - 2:40
10 Variation of the King of the West. Moderately quick - 1:06
11 Variation of the King of the South. Quick and heavy - Energetic - 1:51
      Part Three. The Strange Journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land
12 Belle Rose is borne in by Frogs. As at the beginning - 0:42
13 Pas de deux: Male and Female Flames. Majestic - 1:29
14 Coda. Male and Female Flames and Corps de ballet of Flames. Very quick and impetuous - 3:17
      Part Four. The Arrival and Adventures of Belle Rose in the Kingdom of the Pagodas
15 Very free - Slow - Quick - Slower - 9:46
16 Pas de deux: The Prince and Belle Rose. Gently moving - Very quick - 7:25
      Part Five. The Pagoda Palace: Darkness to Light
17 Slow - Same tempo - 4:40
18 Pas de six: Entrée. Quick and energetic - 2:06
19 Pas de deux: Broadly - 3:31
20 Pas de trois: Flowing - 1:51
      Part Six. Finale
21 Very quick - Waltz time - 2:10
22 Boys of the Pas de six - 0:34
23 The Emperor and the Fool - 0:47
24 Girls of the Pas de six - 0:54
25 The Prince of the Pagodas - 0:20
26 Belle Rose - 0:22
27 Apotheosis. Quick - Broadly - Quick 1:44
      77:40
 Benjamin Britten piano*
 Colin McPhee piano*
 BBC Symphony Orchestra
 Leonard Slatkin
 Recorded in:
 Watford Colosseum
      9 & 10 January 2003
 Producer(s)
 Brian Couzens
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
 Matthew Walker (Assistant)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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