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CHAN 3130
 
Multiple Set of 3 CDs
Berg: Lulu
Release Date: February 2006
Originally recorded in 2005
Composer (1885-1935)
Alban Berg
Solo soprano - Lulu
Lisa Saffer
Solo mezzo-soprano - Countess Geschwitz
Susan Parry
Solo mezzo-soprano - Dresser/Schoolboy/Waiter
Anna Burford
Solo bass - Professor of Medicine/Theatre Manager/Banker
Graham Danby
Solo tenor - Painter/Second Client
Stuart Kale
Solo baritone - Dr Schön/Jack the Ripper
Robert Hayward
Solo tenor - Alwa
John Graham-Hall
Solo bass - Schigolch
Gwynne Howell
Solo baritone - Animal Tamer/Acrobat
Robert Poulton
Solo tenor - African Prince/Manservant/Marquis
Alan Oke
Solo bass - Police Commissioner
Roger Begley
Solo soprano - Fifteen-year-old Girl
Claire Mitcher
Solo bass - Servant
Paul Napier-Burrows
Solo mezzo-soprano - Mother
Jane Powell
Solo soprano - Designer
Moira Harris
Solo baritone - Journalist
Toby Stafford-Allen
Conductor
Paul Daniel
Venue
Blackheath Halls, London
Producer
Brian Couzens
Engineer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer (Assistant)
Michael Common
Genre:
Vocal & Song
Opera in English

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ALBAN BERG

(1885-1935)

Lulu

165:43
Opera in three acts
Libretto by Alban Berg, after Erdgeist and Büchse der Pandora by Frank Wedekind, English version by Richard Stokes
Act III realised by Friedrich Cerha
Prologue
1.
'Roll up, roll up for the menagerie'
4:20
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Animal tamer
Act I
Scene One
2.
'Am I trespassing?'
2:01
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Alwa, Dr Schön, Lulu
3.
'Gnädige Frau. . . Frau Medizinalrat. . .'
1:38
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Painter, Lulu
4.
'You are far too slow to capture me'
0:51
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Lulu, Painter
5.
'What's happening?'
0:46
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Painter, Lulu
6.
'Open the door!'
0:56
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Professor of Medicine, Lulu, Painter
7.
'Just wait, he'll jump right up. . .'
1:31
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Lulu
8.
'Can't you help him recover his senses?'
2:12
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Painter, Lulu
9.
'You make me jealous, you lucky bastard!'
1:44
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Painter
10.
'Please help me do this up'
1:44
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Lulu
Scene Two
11.
'Eva!' - 'What is it?'
1:10
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12.
'Eva!' - 'What is it?'
1:53
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Painter, Lulu
13.
'He's not quite what I imagined him to be'
4:16
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Schigolch, Lulu, Dr Schön
14.
'If you and I married'
6:26
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Dr Schön, Lulu, Painter
15.
'So?' - 'Your marriage has made you at least a million marks. . .'
5:03
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Painter, Dr Schön, Lulu
16.
'Don't talk so loud'
3:26
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Dr Schön, Alwa, Lulu
17.
Verwandlung [Transformation]
3:27
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Scene Three
18.
'I've never in my life known an audience so excited'
2:16
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Alwa, Lulu
19.
'More for me, please'
1:31
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Lulu, Alwa
20.
'That girl and her lovers'
1:12
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Alwa
21.
'I met her first at Dr Schön's'
1:33
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African Prince, Alwa
22.
'She's had a sort of fainting fit'
0:33
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Dresser, Alwa, Theatre Manager, Prince, Lulu
23.
'What's wrong with her?'
1:09
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Dr Schön, Alwa, Lulu, Dresser, Theatre Manager, Prince
24.
'How dare you attempt to ruin my well-laid plans?'
5:01
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Dr Schön, Lulu
25.
'Take this pen and paper'
2:59
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Lulu, Dr Schön
Act II
Scene One
26.
'Delighted that you will be there this evening'
3:17
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Countess Geschwitz, Dr Schön, Lulu
27.
'Why not stay here?'
1:58
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Lulu, Dr Schön
28.
'Thank the Lord, that at last we're. . .'
2:22
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Schigolch, Acrobat, Schoolboy, Lulu
29.
'You know it's she he really wanted to marry'
0:45
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Acrobat, Schigolch, Schoolboy, Lulu
30.
'I hope you locked the windows'
1:39
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Schigolch, Lulu, Acrobat, Manservant, Schoolboy
31.
'The matinée will be lit by ultra-violet light'
3:15
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Alwa, Lulu, Manservant
32.
'Is he ill?'
2:55
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Alwa, Lulu, Manservant, Dr Schön
33.
'His father!'
0:57
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Lulu, Dr Schön, Alwa, Acrobat
34.
'And where did he go?'
2:55
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Dr Schön. Lulu, Countess Geschwitz
35.
'Even though men have killed themselves because of who I am'
2:27
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Lulu
36.
'Kneel down, murderous bitch!'
2:42
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Dr Schön, Schoolboy, Lulu, Alwa
37.
'You can't deliver me up for trial!'
1:05
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Lulu, Alwa, Countess Geschwitz, Schoolboy
38.
Film Music
2:58
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Scene Two
39.
'We're like the players waiting for a bandleader'
4:30
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Acrobat, Countess Geschwitz, Alwa, Schigolch
40.
'This way is shorter'
6:09
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Alwa, Acrobat, Schoolboy
41.
'Hey, little Lulu, it's time we scarpered over the border'
4:14
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Schigolch, Acrobat, Lulu, Alwa
42.
'You're still as ravishing and youthful as in your portrait'
3:45
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43.
'Beneath this dress I feel your form in harmony'
3:55
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Alwa, Lulu
Act III
Scene One
44.
'Gentleman and Ladies!'
2:42
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Acrobat, Banker, Journalist, Marquis, Alwa, Lulu, Waiter, Servant, Designer, Mother, Fifteen-year-old Girl, Countess Geschwitz, Alwa
45.
'Get to the point and say how much you want from me'
0:51
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Lulu, Marquis
46.
'Of the countless nubile, fun-loving lasses'
2:09
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47.
'The magistrate will reward anyone who finds the murderess'
3:06
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Marquis, Lulu
48.
'It's good! It's looking good!'
1:35
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Alwa, Journalist, Banker, Designer, Mother, Lulu, Fifteen-year-old Girl, Acrobat, Marquis, Waiter, Servant, Countess Geschwitz
49.
'May I intrude?'
2:18
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Acrobat, Lulu
50.
'Message for the Bank Director'
0:59
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Waiter, Banker, Lulu
51.
'I need some money, in ready cash'
3:28
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Schigolch, Lulu
52.
'You could at least treat me with respect!'
2:38
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Acrobat, Marquis, Lulu
53.
'Martha!'
2:21
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Lulu, Countess Geschwitz, Acrobat, Waiter
54.
'I have lost all my money'
2:09
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Journalist, Banker, Mother, Designer, Alwa, Fifteen-year-old Girl
55.
'What the hell is this?'
3:32
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Alwa, Lulu, Waiter, Police Commissioner, Marquis
Scene Two
56.
'The rain's beating a tattoo'
4:34
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Schigolch, Alwa, Lulu
57.
'If this is not the ideal moment'
5:52
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Countess Geschwitz, Schigolch, Lulu, Alwa
58.
'Come along in, my love! Come!'
3:30
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Lulu, Second Client, Schigolch
59.
'Doctor Alwa's gone off to sleep'
2:40
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Schigolch, Countess Geschwitz
60.
'Who is that?'
4:59
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Jack the Ripper, Lulu
61.
'These are the last few moments'
3:38
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Countess Geschwitz, Lulu, Jack the Ripper
Solo: Lisa Saffer soprano - Lulu
Solo: Susan Parry mezzo-soprano - Countess Geschwitz
Solo: Anna Burford mezzo-soprano - Dresser/Schoolboy/Waiter
Solo: Graham Danby bass - Professor of Medicine/Theatre Manager/Banker
Solo: Stuart Kale tenor - Painter/Second Client
Solo: Robert Hayward baritone - Dr Schön/Jack the Ripper
Solo: John Graham-Hall tenor - Alwa
Solo: Gwynne Howell bass - Schigolch
Solo: Robert Poulton baritone - Animal Tamer/Acrobat
Solo: Alan Oke tenor - African Prince/Manservant/Marquis
Solo: Roger Begley bass - Police Commissioner
Solo: Claire Mitcher soprano - Fifteen-year-old Girl
Solo: Paul Napier-Burrows bass - Servant
Solo: Jane Powell mezzo-soprano - Mother
Solo: Moira Harris soprano - Designer
Solo: Toby Stafford-Allen baritone - Journalist
Conductor: Paul Daniel
14-19 & 22 May 2005

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ALBAN BERG

(1885-1935)

Lulu

165:43
Opera in three acts
Libretto by Alban Berg, after Erdgeist and Büchse der Pandora by Frank Wedekind, English version by Richard Stokes
Act III realised by Friedrich Cerha
COMPACT DISC ONE
Prologue
1.
'Roll up, roll up for the menagerie'
4:20
Animal tamer
Act I
Scene One
2.
'Am I trespassing?'
2:01
Alwa, Dr Schön, Lulu
3.
'Gnädige Frau. . . Frau Medizinalrat. . .'
1:38
Painter, Lulu
4.
'You are far too slow to capture me'
0:51
Lulu, Painter
5.
'What's happening?'
0:46
Painter, Lulu
6.
'Open the door!'
0:56
Professor of Medicine, Lulu, Painter
7.
'Just wait, he'll jump right up. . .'
1:31
Lulu
8.
'Can't you help him recover his senses?'
2:12
Painter, Lulu
9.
'You make me jealous, you lucky bastard!'
1:44
Painter
10.
'Please help me do this up'
1:44
Lulu
Scene Two
11.
'Eva!' - 'What is it?'
1:10
12.
'Eva!' - 'What is it?'
1:53
Painter, Lulu
13.
'He's not quite what I imagined him to be'
4:16
Schigolch, Lulu, Dr Schön
14.
'If you and I married'
6:26
Dr Schön, Lulu, Painter
15.
'So?' - 'Your marriage has made you at least a million marks. . .'
5:03
Painter, Dr Schön, Lulu
16.
'Don't talk so loud'
3:26
Dr Schön, Alwa, Lulu
17.
Verwandlung [Transformation]
3:27
Scene Three
18.
'I've never in my life known an audience so excited'
2:16
Alwa, Lulu
19.
'More for me, please'
1:31
Lulu, Alwa
20.
'That girl and her lovers'
1:12
Alwa
21.
'I met her first at Dr Schön's'
1:33
African Prince, Alwa
22.
'She's had a sort of fainting fit'
0:33
Dresser, Alwa, Theatre Manager, Prince, Lulu
23.
'What's wrong with her?'
1:09
Dr Schön, Alwa, Lulu, Dresser, Theatre Manager, Prince
24.
'How dare you attempt to ruin my well-laid plans?'
5:01
Dr Schön, Lulu
25.
'Take this pen and paper'
2:59
Lulu, Dr Schön
Total time: 60:44
COMPACT DISC TWO
Act II
Scene One
1.
'Delighted that you will be there this evening'
3:17
Countess Geschwitz, Dr Schön, Lulu
2.
'Why not stay here?'
1:58
Lulu, Dr Schön
3.
'Thank the Lord, that at last we're. . .'
2:22
Schigolch, Acrobat, Schoolboy, Lulu
4.
'You know it's she he really wanted to marry'
0:45
Acrobat, Schigolch, Schoolboy, Lulu
5.
'I hope you locked the windows'
1:39
Schigolch, Lulu, Acrobat, Manservant, Schoolboy
6.
'The matinée will be lit by ultra-violet light'
3:15
Alwa, Lulu, Manservant
7.
'Is he ill?'
2:55
Alwa, Lulu, Manservant, Dr Schön
8.
'His father!'
0:57
Lulu, Dr Schön, Alwa, Acrobat
9.
'And where did he go?'
2:55
Dr Schön. Lulu, Countess Geschwitz
10.
'Even though men have killed themselves because of who I am'
2:27
Lulu
11.
'Kneel down, murderous bitch!'
2:42
Dr Schön, Schoolboy, Lulu, Alwa
12.
'You can't deliver me up for trial!'
1:05
Lulu, Alwa, Countess Geschwitz, Schoolboy
13.
Film Music
2:58
Scene Two
14.
'We're like the players waiting for a bandleader'
4:30
Acrobat, Countess Geschwitz, Alwa, Schigolch
15.
'This way is shorter'
6:09
Alwa, Acrobat, Schoolboy
16.
'Hey, little Lulu, it's time we scarpered over the border'
4:14
Schigolch, Acrobat, Lulu, Alwa
17.
'You're still as ravishing and youthful as in your portrait'
3:45
18.
'Beneath this dress I feel your form in harmony'
3:55
Alwa, Lulu
Total time: 51:54
COMPACT DISC THREE
Act III
Scene One
1.
'Gentleman and Ladies!'
2:42
Acrobat, Banker, Journalist, Marquis, Alwa, Lulu, Waiter, Servant, Designer, Mother, Fifteen-year-old Girl, Countess Geschwitz, Alwa
2.
'Get to the point and say how much you want from me'
0:51
Lulu, Marquis
3.
'Of the countless nubile, fun-loving lasses'
2:09
4.
'The magistrate will reward anyone who finds the murderess'
3:06
Marquis, Lulu
5.
'It's good! It's looking good!'
1:35
Alwa, Journalist, Banker, Designer, Mother, Lulu, Fifteen-year-old Girl, Acrobat, Marquis, Waiter, Servant, Countess Geschwitz
6.
'May I intrude?'
2:18
Acrobat, Lulu
7.
'Message for the Bank Director'
0:59
Waiter, Banker, Lulu
8.
'I need some money, in ready cash'
3:28
Schigolch, Lulu
9.
'You could at least treat me with respect!'
2:38
Acrobat, Marquis, Lulu
10.
'Martha!'
2:21
Lulu, Countess Geschwitz, Acrobat, Waiter
11.
'I have lost all my money'
2:09
Journalist, Banker, Mother, Designer, Alwa, Fifteen-year-old Girl
12.
'What the hell is this?'
3:32
Alwa, Lulu, Waiter, Police Commissioner, Marquis
Scene Two
13.
'The rain's beating a tattoo'
4:34
Schigolch, Alwa, Lulu
14.
'If this is not the ideal moment'
5:52
Countess Geschwitz, Schigolch, Lulu, Alwa
15.
'Come along in, my love! Come!'
3:30
Lulu, Second Client, Schigolch
16.
'Doctor Alwa's gone off to sleep'
2:40
Schigolch, Countess Geschwitz
17.
'Who is that?'
4:59
Jack the Ripper, Lulu
18.
'These are the last few moments'
3:38
Countess Geschwitz, Lulu, Jack the Ripper
Total time: 53:05
Solo: Lisa Saffer soprano - Lulu
Solo: Susan Parry mezzo-soprano - Countess Geschwitz
Solo: Anna Burford mezzo-soprano - Dresser/Schoolboy/Waiter
Solo: Graham Danby bass - Professor of Medicine/Theatre Manager/Banker
Solo: Stuart Kale tenor - Painter/Second Client
Solo: Robert Hayward baritone - Dr Schön/Jack the Ripper
Solo: John Graham-Hall tenor - Alwa
Solo: Gwynne Howell bass - Schigolch
Solo: Robert Poulton baritone - Animal Tamer/Acrobat
Solo: Alan Oke tenor - African Prince/Manservant/Marquis
Solo: Roger Begley bass - Police Commissioner
Solo: Claire Mitcher soprano - Fifteen-year-old Girl
Solo: Paul Napier-Burrows bass - Servant
Solo: Jane Powell mezzo-soprano - Mother
Solo: Moira Harris soprano - Designer
Solo: Toby Stafford-Allen baritone - Journalist
Conductor: Paul Daniel
14-19 & 22 May 2005




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