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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
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
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
7.
'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: The Philharmonia
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
Total time: 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
Total time: 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: The Philharmonia
Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras
22-27 November 2006




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