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CHAN 9983 - Berkeley: Jane Eyre
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CD available From: 16 September 2002

Opera - Jane Eyre

 Michael Berkeley (b. 1948)
      premiere recording
Jane Eyre 71:47
      An opera in two acts
      Libretto by David Malouf
      Act I
      [Orchestral introduction] -
1 'Silence. Quietness' 8:08
      Jane, Rochester, Voices
2 'I am expected, I think' 2:31
      Jane, Rochester, Mrs Fairfax, Adèle
3 'I can sing you know, Miss Eyre' 4:44
      Adèle, Jane, Mrs Fairfax, Rochester
4 'Paris -' 2:21
      Jane, Adèle
      [The sound of a horse] -
5 'Ah, Miss Eyre, there you are' 5:26
      Rochester, Jane
6 'And are there those in this house who love me?' 4:59
      Rochester, Voice of Mrs Rochester
7 'Mr Rochester, you are hurt' 1:30
      Jane, Rochester
8 'Jane, did you see no one, Jane?' 3:12
      Rochester, Jane
9 'Listen! Listen!' 1:50
      Rochester, Jane
10 'Listen now, listen, I will tell you a story' 3:35
      Rochester, Jane
11 'But I know this story' 1:11
      Jane, Rochester
12 'Silence. Quietness' 3:17
      Jane, Rochester
      Act II
13 'Jane, my dear, it has come' 3:58
      Mrs Fairfax, Adèle, Jane, Mrs Rochester
14 'Godnight, goodnight' 2:28
      Mrs Fairfax, Adèle, Jane
15 [Mrs Rochester's wordless singing] 1:26
16 'Beautiful, so beautiful' 6:39
      Mrs Rochester, Jane, Rochester
17 'Listen, Jane. Hear the rest of my tale' 3:21
      Rochester, Jane
18 'Silence. Silence.' 3:05
      Jane, Rochester, Mrs Rochester
19 'Jane! Jane! Where are you, my angel?' 3:30
      Rochester, Jane
20 'Jane. Jane. Is it really you?' 4:17
      Rochester, Jane
 Natasha Marsh soprano - Jane Eyre
 Fflur Wyn soprano - Adèle
 Beverley Mills mezzo-soprano - Mrs Fairfax
 Emily Bauer-Jones contralto - Mrs Rochester
 Andrew Slater bass - Rochester
 The Music Theatre Wales Ensemble
 Michael Rafferty
 Recorded in:
 Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
      4 November 2000
 Clive Portbury
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Philip Burwell
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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