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CD available From: 05 April 2004

Opera - Flight

 Jonathan Dove (b. 1958)
Flight 129:12
      An opera in three acts
      Libretto by April De Angelis
      live recording
      Act I
1 'Look! Up there' 4:25
      Refugee, Controller
2 'Darling!' 2:49
      Bill, Tina, Refugee
3 'Excuse me. Have you any English money?' 1:10
      Refugee, Bill, Tina
4 'Welcome travellers. Thank you for travelling Tri-Star' 0:55
5 'Do I look conspicuous?' 2:27
      Older Woman, Refugee, Controller
6 'Welcome. We're always smiling as you can see' 3:02
      Steward, Stewardess, Refugee, Older Woman
7 'Down you go. Scurry down' 3:04
8 'That's us.' 'Is that us?' 3:49
      Minskman, Minskwoman, Controller, Older Woman
9 'No! I don't seem able to go' 3:28
      Minkswoman, Minskman, Controller, Refugee
10 'What have I done?' 2:16
      Minskwoman, Steward, Stewardess, Bill, Tina, Older Woman
11 'What have I just done? Why couldn't I go?' 1:14
12 'Excuse me. Have you a hat or a scarf?' 3:07
      Refugee, Older Woman, Stewardess, Steward, Tina, Bill, Controller
13 'Look who's coming!' 3:05
      Controller, Refugee, Minskwoman, Bill, Tina, Older Woman, Steward, Stewardess
14 'Gone.' 'Time to be gone' 4:02
      Refugee, Tina, Controller, Bill, Minskwoman, Older Woman, Steward, Stewardess
15 'Disgusting.' 'Record lusting' 3:20
      Controller, Bill, Tina, Older Woman, Minskwoman
16 'Due to circumstances beyond our control' 1:47
      Controller, Refugee
      Act II
17 'The storm is getting worse' 2:30
18 'It's quiet' 7:00
      Steward, Stewardess, Bill, Tina, Older Woman, Minskwoman
19 'I know. We could do the business with our trolleys' 1:44
      Stewardess, Older Woman, Minskwoman, Steward, Tina, Bill
20 Orchestral interlude 1:10
21 'Fierce night. Jagged light' 1:34
22 'I bought this suitcase in New York' 5:36
      Minskwoman, Steward, Stewardess, Bill, Refugee, Older Woman, Tina
23 'The thing about people is' 1:08
1 'About this stone. Is it true?' 5:59
      Older Woman, Refugee, Tina, Bill, Minskwoman, Steward, Stewardess, Controller
2 'A wish for me. I'm wishing for my brother' 1:33
      Refugee, Bill, Steward
3 'Excuse me, can I trouble you for some advice?' 1:49
      Older Woman, Tina, Minskwoman, Stewardess, Bill
4 'What's this for?' 'Let's see . . .' 1:09
      Bill, Steward, Older Woman, Tina, Stewardess, Minskwoman
5 'He's lucky' 1:39
      Women, Refugee, Older Woman, Controller, Tina, Stewardess, Minskwoman
6 'You have a stone?' 1:13
      Women, Refugee
7 'I believed in miracles' 3:36
      Older Woman, Minskwoman, Stewardess, Tina, Refugee, Controller, Bill, Steward
      Act II
8 'What a dreadful night' 1:16
      Women, Controller
9 'A plane is coming!' 2:08
      Controller, Older Woman
10 'I flew back immediately. I'm not angry' 2:53
      Minskman, Minskwoman, Tina, Bill, Steward
11 'Oh my goodness!' 4:36
      Bill, Tina, Steward, Stewardess
12 'Oh look, he isn't moving' 0:42
      Stewardess, Older Woman, Minskwoman, Steward
13 'Ow!' 'What is it?' 3:06
      Minskwoman, All
14 'It's so small' 1:05
      All, Minskwoman
15 'New, wondrous, nothing so new as you' 7:14
      Refugee, Tina, Stewardess, Older Woman, Controller, Minskwoman, Bill, Minskman
16 'He's coming back! Get in the trunk!' 2:52
      Controller, Refugee, Immigration Officer, Women, Men
17 'Surely you can be magnanimous on such a day as this' 2:11
      Minskman, Minskwoman, Immigration Officer, Tina, Steward, Stewardess
18 'You can't fool rules' 1:40
      Immigration Officer, Older Woman, Bill, Steward, Tina, Refugee, Controller
19 'Dawn, still darkness . . .' 6:13
20 'But look at me now' 2:35
      Refugee, Immigration Officer, Stewardess, Older Woman, Minskwoman, Minskman
21 ' . . .I can't do much for you . . .' 1:11
      'Immigration Officer, Older Woman, Steward, Bill, Tina, Stewardess
22 ' . . .Flights to Minsk and places smarter . . .' 3:04
      Controller, Older Woman, Minskman, Minskwoman, Bill, Tina, Steward, Stewardess, Refugee
23 'A frozen man falling like a frozen star' 4:21
      Refugee, Controller
 Christopher Robson countertenor - Refugee
 Claron McFadden soprano - Controller
 Richard Coxon tenor - Bill
 Mary Plazas soprano - Tina
 Nuala Willis mezzo-soprano - Older Woman
 Ann Taylor mezzo-soprano - Stewardess
 Garry Magee baritone - Steward
 Steven Page bass-baritone - Minskman
 Anne Mason mezzo-soprano - Minskwoman
 Richard van Allan bass-baritone - Immigration Officer
 Glyndebourne Festival Opera
 London Philharmonic Orchestra
 David Parry
  Channel 4 Television
  NVC Arts
 Recorded in:
 Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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