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CHAN 9392 - Vaughan Williams: Riders to the Sea
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 Ralph Vaughan Williams
Riders to the Sea 41:43
      opera in one act based on the play by J. M. Synge
1 Nora: Where is she? 5:51
2 Maurya: Isn't it turf enough you have 1:37
3 Bartley: Where is the bit of new rope, Cathleen 4:21
4 Maurya: He's gone now, God spare us 3:11
5 Cathleen: Wait, Nora, maybe she'd turn back quickly 4:07
6 Cathleen: You didn't give him his bit of bread? 3:00
7 Maurya: I went down to the spring well 3:10
8 Maurya: Bartley will be lost now 5:18
9 Maurya: They are all gone now 6:10
10 Maurya: And may he have mercy on my soul 4:59
Household Music 17:07
      Three preludes on Welsh hymn tunes
11 I Crug-Y-Bar: Fantasia 4:46
      Andante sostenuto
12 II St. Denio: Scherzo 3:16
      Allegro vivace
13 III Aberystwyth: Variations 8:56
      Theme: Lento
Flos Campi 19:33
      Suite for solo viola, small chorus and small orchestra
14 1 Sicut Lilium inter spinas, sic anima mea inter filias. . . 2:37
      Fulcite me floribus, stipate me malis, quia amore langueo.
      As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters. . . Stay me with flagons, comfort me with apples; for I am sick with love.
      Lento (senza misura)
15 2 Iam enim hiems transit; imber abiit, et recessit; 2:49
      Flores apparuerunt in terra nostra, Tempus putationis advenit; Vox turturis audita est in terra nostra.
      For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone, the flowers appear on the earth, the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.
      Andante con moto
16 3 Quaesivi quem diligit anima mea; quaesivi illum, et non inventi… 3:22
      ''Adjuro vos filiae Jerusalem, si inveneritis dilectum meum, un nuntietis ei quia amore langueo''…
      ''Quo abiit dilectus tuus, O pulcherrima mulierium? !Quo declinavit dilectus tuus? et quaeremus eum tecum.''
      I sought him who my soul loveth, but I found him not. . . ''I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye find my beloved, that ye tell him that I am sick with love.''. . .
      ''Whither is thy beloved gone, O thou fairest among women? Whither is thy beloved turned aside? that we may seek him with thee.''
      Lento (senza misura) - Allegro moderato - Allargando
17 4 En lectulum Salomonis sexaginta fortes ambiunt… 1:49
      omnes tenentes gladios, et ad bella doctissimi.
      Behold his bed which is Solomon's, three score valiant men are about it. . . They all hold swords, being expert in war.
      Moderato alla marcia
18 5 Revertere, revertere Sulamitis! Revertere, revertere ut intueamur te, 3:02
      Quam pulchri sunt gressus tui in calceamentis, filia principis.
      Return, return, O Sulamite, Return, return that we may look upon thee. . . How beautiful are thy feet with shoes, O Prince's daughter.
      Andante quasi lento (Largamente)
19 6 Pone me ut signaculum super cor tuum. 5:53
      Set me as a seal upon thine heart.
      Moderato tranquillo
 Ingrid Attrot soprano
 Karl Morgan Daymond baritone
 Linda Finnie contralto
 Lynne Dawson soprano
 Pamela Helen Stephen mezzo-soprano
 Philip Dukes viola
 Sinfonia Chorus
 Northern Sinfonia
 Richard Hickox
 Recorded in:
 St Nicolas Hospital, Gosforth
      23-24 March 1995
 Ralph Couzens
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ben Connellan
 Richard Smoker (Assistant)
      Penguin Guide ***>  
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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