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Humperdinck: Hansel & Gretel

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CHAN 3143
 
Multiple Set of 2 CDs
Humperdinck: Hansel & Gretel
Running Time: 100:52
UPC Code: 095115314326

Release Date: June 2007
Originally recorded in 2006
Composer (1854-1921)
Engelbert Humperdinck
Solo mezzo-soprano - Hansel
Jennifer Larmore
Solo soprano - Gretel
Rebecca Evans
Solo mezzo-soprano - Gertrude
Rosalind Plowright
Solo baritone - Peter
Robert Hayward
Solo mezzo-soprano - The Witch
Jane Henschel
Solo soprano - The Dew Fairy
Sarah Tynan
Solo mezzo soprano - The Sandman
Diana Montague
Solo The Cuckoo
Sarah Coppen
Choral
New London Childrens Choir
Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra
Venue
Blackheath Halls, London
Producer
Brian Couzens
Engineer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer (Assistant)
Jonathan Cooper
Genre:
Opera


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ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK

(1854-1921)

Hansel & Gretel

101:08
Märchenspiel (fairy tale) in three acts
Libretto by Adelheid Wette after a fairy-tale by the Brothers Grimm
English translation by David Pountney
1.
Overture
7:39
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Act I
2.
'Goosey goosey gander, the mouse in the straw'
2:57
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'Down with the dumps, out with the grumps'
2:40
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4.
'Little brother dance with me'
3:39
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Gretel, Hansel
5.
'Hansel!'
2:15
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Mother, Gretel, Hansel
6.
'My jug all in bits'
1:40
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Mother
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'Ral-la-la-la, ral-la-la-la, light the fire'
6:27
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'But wait, say where are the children?'
3:01
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'But there's one, a crone, who lives alone'
2:35
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Father, Mother
10.
Prelude to Act II: The Witches' Ride
4:17
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Act II
11.
'A dwarf stood in the forest'
2:53
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Gretel, Hansel
12.
'Cuckoo, cuckoo'
3:16
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Cuckoo, Hansel, Gretel
13.
'Gretel, I think we've lost the way'
4:18
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Hansel, Gretel, voices
14.
'I am the little sandman'
2:39
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Sandman, Hansel, Gretel
15.
'Where each child lays down its head'
3:24
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Gretel, Hansel
16.
Pantomime
5:01
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Act III
17.
(Introduction)
2:43
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18.
'When dew drops on the daisy'
1:40
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Dew Fairy, Gretel
19.
'I slept here? On a pine-tree bed!'
5:22
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20.
'Keep still! No sound!'
4:11
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Gretel, Hansel
21.
'Greedy little mousey, who's nibbling at my housey?'
2:00
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Witch, Hansel, Gretel
22.
'Hansel, don't be so greedy'
5:11
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Gretel, Hansel, Witch
23.
'Stop, Hocus pocus, witch's ground'
1:17
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Witch
24.
'Now Gretel, you're the sensible one'
5:23
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Witch, Gretel, Hansel
25.
'So hopp hopp hopp, galopp lopp lopp'
1:32
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Witch
26.
'Now wake up, it's time to eat'
3:51
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Witch, Gretel, Hansel
27.
'Hoorach! Now that the witch is dead'
2:40
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Gretel, Hansel
28.
'The dead arise, but cannot see'
4:05
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Gingerbread Children, Gretel, Hansel, Father
29.
'Father! Mother!'
2:16
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Gretel, Hansel, Mother, Father, Gingerbread Children
Solo: Jennifer Larmore mezzo-soprano - Hansel
Solo: Rebecca Evans soprano - Gretel
Solo: Rosalind Plowright mezzo-soprano - Gertrude
Solo: Robert Hayward baritone - Peter
Solo: Jane Henschel mezzo-soprano - The Witch
Solo: Sarah Tynan soprano - The Dew Fairy
Solo: Diana Montague mezzo soprano - The Sandman
Solo: Sarah Coppen The Cuckoo
Choral: New London Childrens Choir
Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras
22-27 November 2006

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ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK

(1854-1921)

Hansel & Gretel

101:08
Märchenspiel (fairy tale) in three acts
Libretto by Adelheid Wette after a fairy-tale by the Brothers Grimm
English translation by David Pountney
DISC ONE
1.
Overture
7:39
Act I
2.
'Goosey goosey gander, the mouse in the straw'
2:57
3.
'Down with the dumps, out with the grumps'
2:40
4.
'Little brother dance with me'
3:39
Gretel, Hansel
5.
'Hansel!'
2:15
Mother, Gretel, Hansel
6.
'My jug all in bits'
1:40
Mother
7.
'Ral-la-la-la, ral-la-la-la, light the fire'
6:27
8.
'But wait, say where are the children?'
3:01
9.
'But there's one, a crone, who lives alone'
2:35
Father, Mother
10.
Prelude to Act II: The Witches' Ride
4:17
Act II
11.
'A dwarf stood in the forest'
2:53
Gretel, Hansel
12.
'Cuckoo, cuckoo'
3:16
Cuckoo, Hansel, Gretel
13.
'Gretel, I think we've lost the way'
4:18
Hansel, Gretel, voices
14.
'I am the little sandman'
2:39
Sandman, Hansel, Gretel
15.
'Where each child lays down its head'
3:24
Gretel, Hansel
16.
Pantomime
5:01
: 58:49
DISC TWO
Act III
1.
(Introduction)
2:43
2.
'When dew drops on the daisy'
1:40
Dew Fairy, Gretel
3.
'I slept here? On a pine-tree bed!'
5:22
4.
'Keep still! No sound!'
4:11
Gretel, Hansel
5.
'Greedy little mousey, who's nibbling at my housey?'
2:00
Witch, Hansel, Gretel
6.
'Hansel, don't be so greedy'
5:11
Gretel, Hansel, Witch
7.
'Stop, Hocus pocus, witch's ground'
1:17
Witch
8.
'Now Gretel, you're the sensible one'
5:23
Witch, Gretel, Hansel
9.
'So hopp hopp hopp, galopp lopp lopp'
1:32
Witch
10.
'Now wake up, it's time to eat'
3:51
Witch, Gretel, Hansel
11.
'Hoorach! Now that the witch is dead'
2:40
Gretel, Hansel
12.
'The dead arise, but cannot see'
4:05
Gingerbread Children, Gretel, Hansel, Father
13.
'Father! Mother!'
2:16
Gretel, Hansel, Mother, Father, Gingerbread Children
: 42:19
Solo: Jennifer Larmore mezzo-soprano - Hansel
Solo: Rebecca Evans soprano - Gretel
Solo: Rosalind Plowright mezzo-soprano - Gertrude
Solo: Robert Hayward baritone - Peter
Solo: Jane Henschel mezzo-soprano - The Witch
Solo: Sarah Tynan soprano - The Dew Fairy
Solo: Diana Montague mezzo soprano - The Sandman
Solo: Sarah Coppen The Cuckoo
Choral: New London Childrens Choir
Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras
22-27 November 2006




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