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CHAN 3157 - Strauss, R: Salome
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CD available From: 01 November 2008
 Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Salome 114:19
      Opera in one act
      Libretto by the composer after Hedwig Lachmann's German translation of Oscar Wilde's play of the same name
      English translation of the German by Tom Hammond
      Scene One
1 'How fair the royal Princess Salome looks tonight' 2:43
      Narraboth, Page, First Soldier, Second Soldier
2 'After me shall come another' 2:41
      Jokanaan, Second Soldieer, First Soldier, Cappadocian, Naarraboth, Page
      Scene Two
3 'I will not stay there. I cannot stay there' 2:09
      Salome, Page, Jokanaan
4 'Who spoke then, who was that calling out?' 3:51
      Salome, Second Soldier, Narraboth, Slave, First Soldier, Jokanaan, Page
5 'You will do this for me, Narraboth' 3:21
      Salome, Narraboth
      Scene Three
6 'Where is he, he, whose sins are now without number?' 5:07
      Jokanaan, Salome, Narraboth
7 'He is terrible' 4:54
      Salome, Narraboth, Jokanaan
8 'Jokanaan! I am in love with your pale flesh, Jokanaan!' 2:59
9 'I'm enamoured of your hair, Jokanaan' 2:43
      Salome, Jokanaan
10 'It's your mouth that I desire, Jokanaan' 11:08
      Salome, Jokanaan, Narraboth
      Scene Four
11 'Where is Salome?' 4:06
      Herod, Herodias, First Soldier
12 'Salome, come drink wine with me' 2:47
      Herod, Salome, Herodias
13 'See, the tiem is upon us' 3:38
      Jokanaan, Herodias, Herod, Jews, First Nazarene
14 'Brothers, they day is near us, the day of the Lord' 2:51
      Jokanaan, Herod, First Nazarene, First Jew, Second Nazarene, Herodias
15 'Men shall soon rebel against this dissolute woman' 2:12
      Jokanaan, Herodias, Herod
16 'Dance for me, Salome' 4:25
      Hrod, Herodias, Salome, Jokanaan
      Scene Four, continued
1 Salome's Dance of the Seven Veils 9:30
2 'Ah, heavenly! Wonderful, woonderful!' 7:27
      Herod, Salome, Herodias
3 'Salome, just think what you're doing' 3:13
      Herod, Salome, Jews
4 'Gie me the head of Jokanaan!' 2:12
      Salome, Herod, Herodias
5 'I hear no noise from below there' 2:36
6 'Ah! You would not let me kiss your mouth, Jokanaan!' 6:47
7 'Your body was an ivory column' 5:32
8 'You have an evil monster for a daughter' 5:29
      Herod, Herodias, Salome
9 Salome's Dance of the Seven Veils (concert version) 9:37
 John Graham-Hall tenor - Herod Antipas
 Sally Burgess mezzo-soprano - Herodias
 Susan Bullock soprano - Salome
 John Wegner baritone - Jokanaan
 Andrew Rees tenor - Narraboth
 Rebecca de Pont Davies mezzo-soprano - Herodias's page
 Anton Rich tenor - First Jew
 Wynne Evans tenor - Second Jew
 Colin Judson tenor - Third Jew
 Alasdair Elliott tenor - Fourth Jew
 Jeremy White bass - Fifth Jew
 Michael Druiett bass - First Nazarene
 Robert Parry tenor - Second Nazarene
 Graeme Broadbent bass - First Soldier
 Alan Ewing bass - Second Soldier
 Roger Begley bass - Cappadocian
 Gerald Strainer tenor - Slave
 Philharmonia Orchestra
 Sir Charles Mackerras
 Recorded in:
 Watford Colosseum
      16-18 and 20-22 December 2007
 Brian Couzens (Executive)
 Brian Pidgeon
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
 Jonathan Cooper (Assistant)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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