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CHAN 3073 - Donizetti: Mary Stuart
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CD available From: 19 November 2001

Opera - Mary Stuart

 Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Mary Stuart Highlights 77:04
      Libretto by Giuseppe Bardari after Schiller
      English translation by Tom Hammond
      Act II (complete) (36:11)
1 'Why run so fast, my lady?' 3:02
      Hannah, Mary
2 'You murmuring breezes . . .' 3:45
3 'What tumult! Those voices!' 0:56
      Mary, Chorus, Hannah
4 'In the peace of my gloomy seclusioin' 3:36
      Mary, Hannah, Ladies
5 'Ah! May this joy not deceive me' 1:47
6 'Long by the world forsaken' 4:34
7 'All too well I surely know her!' 3:27
      'Ah! Though my spirit never faltered'
      Mary, Leicester
8 'What place is this then?' 2:24
      Elizabeth, Leicester, Cecil, Talbot, Mary
9 'Report has not failed me' 2:38
      Elizabeth, Mary, Talbot, Hannah, Leicester, Cecil
10 'Bid her welcome!' 0:41
      Leicester, Elizabeth, Talbot, Mary
11 'Dead to justice, throne and kingdom' 7:18
      Mary, Cecil, Elizabeth, Leicester, Talbot
12 'Go, prepare yourself for sentence' 2:03
      Elizabeth, Cecil, Mary, Hannah, Leicester, Talbot, Chorus
      from Act III
      Scene 2 (complete) (19:42)
13 'Elizabeth will continue to mock and insult me' 4:53
      Mary, Cecil
14 'Oh faithful Talbot!' 5:05
15 'Once all the radiant joys of youth' 4:18
16 'There still remains another charge' 0:58
17 'No, I never turned from my Saviour' 1:25
18 'Go, leave this world of grief behind' 3:03
      Mary, Talbot
      from Scene 3 (20:58)
19 'I see you all once more' 3:45
      Mary, Chorus
20 'Oh, deign to hear our prayer, merciful Saviour!' 4:04
21 'The signal' 1:27
      All, Cecil, Mary
22 'Death hovers near me, so take my pardon' 4:03
      Mary, Hannah, Talbot, Chorus, Cecil
23 'Leicester approaches' 2:21
      Talbot, Mary, Leicester, Cecil
24 'Though you once made a vow to protect me' 5:19
      Mary, Leicester, Talbot, Hannah, Chorus, Cecil
 Dame Janet Baker mezzo-soprano - Mary Stuart
 Rosalind Plowright soprano - Queen Elizabeth I
 David Rendall tenor - Robert Dudley
 Alan Opie baritone - Sir William Cecil
 John Tomlinson bass - George Talbot
 Angela Bostock soprano - Hannah Kennedy
 English National Opera Chorus
 English National Opera Orchestra
 Sir Charles Mackerras
 Recorded in:
 Live from the London Coliseum
      1, 10, 14 & 22 April 1982
 John Fraser
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Stuart Eltham
 Michael Sheady
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 20 Bit Remaster

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