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Tippett: King Priam

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CHAN 9406
 
Multiple Set of 2 CDs
Tippett: King Priam
Running Time: 127:24
UPC Code: 095115940624

Release Date: October 1995
Originally recorded in 1995
Solo soprano
Ann Murray
Solo soprano
Heather Harper
Solo mezzo-soprano
Felicity Palmer
Solo bass
Norman Bailey
Solo tenor
Philip Langridge
Solo tenor
Robert Tear
Solo bass
Stephen Roberts
Solo baritone
Thomas Allen
Solo soprano
Yvonne Minton
Choral
London Sinfonietta Chorus
Conductor
David Atherton
Venue
Kingsway Hall, London
Producer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer
David Frost
Engineer
James Lock
Engineer
John Pellowe
Genre:
Opera

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SIR MICHAEL TIPPETT

King Priam

127:32
Act I: 43:39
1.
Prelude
1:29
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Scene 1
2.
Hecuba: What is it, Nurse?
3:44
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Priam: Old man of Troy, you're welcome
2:25
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4.
Hecuba: Than am I no longer mother to this child
1:33
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5.
Priam: A father and a King
1:53
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6.
Priam: The Queen is right
1:18
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7.
First Interlude -
2:52
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Nurse, Old Man: Thus shall a story begin
Scene 2
8.
1st Huntsman: The bull is away over there
2:20
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Paris: They have taken my bull
1:58
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10.
Hector: Father, he's a shepherd boy
1:49
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Priam: So I'd hoped it might be
5:03
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12.
Second Interlude -
4:41
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Nurse, Young Guard, Old Man:
Ah, but life, life is a bitter charade
Scene 3
13.
Helen, Paris: Ah, ah . . .
5:15
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14.
Hermes: Divine go-between, that's who I am
2:11
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15.
Paris: Lady Athene, if I honour you . . .
0:53
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Paris: Lady Hera, if I honour you . . .
2:07
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Paris: Aphrodite, if I honour you . . .
2:08
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Act II: 24:56
Scene 1
18.
Hector: So you've given up fighting!
3:41
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19.
Priam: So Trojans honour Menelaus . . .
1:23
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20.
First Interlude -
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Old Man: Hermes, Hermes, with the winged feet come quick!
Scene 2
21.
Achilles: O rich-soiled land
5:27
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22.
Achilles: Why are you weeping, Patroclus?
4:56
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23.
Second Interlude -
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Old Man: O, O, what a threat to Troy
Scene 3
24.
Hermes: A hero in Achilles' armour . . .
1:23
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25.
Hector: All Trojans, all fought bravely
4:58
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Act III
Scene 1
26.
Serving Woman: Lady Andromache, should we not light the fire?
4:51
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Hecuba: Daughter Andromache, you must go out . . .
2:14
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Andromache: Did you hear?
1:23
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Helen: Let her rave
4:40
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Hecuba: O that my ears should hear impiety so gross!
3:48
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31.
Andromache: Now you shall go
1:47
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32.
First Interlude -
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Serving Women: No . . . No . . . No . . . We have it from the runner
Scene 2
33.
Priam: What is happening?
3:47
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34.
Young Guard: A crime
4:06
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35.
Nurse: The soul will answer from where the pain is quickest
5:27
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36.
Second Interlude
3:03
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Scene 3
37.
Achilles: Priam! Here! What is this?
1:50
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38.
Priam: I clasp your knees, Achilles
1:14
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39.
Achilles: Old man, I am touched
3:36
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40.
Third Interlude -
4:34
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Scene 4
41.
Paris: Where is my father, where is Priam?
1:13
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42.
Chorus: Ah, ah! Ah, ah!
2:34
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43.
Chorus: Ah, ha, ha, ha
1:43
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44.
Chorus: Ah, ah!
5:19
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Solo: Ann Murray soprano
Solo: Heather Harper soprano
Solo: Felicity Palmer mezzo-soprano
Solo: Norman Bailey bass
Solo: Philip Langridge tenor
Solo: Robert Tear tenor
Solo: Stephen Roberts bass
Solo: Thomas Allen baritone
Solo: Yvonne Minton soprano
Choral: London Sinfonietta Chorus
Orchestra: London Sinfonietta
Conductor: David Atherton
November 1980

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SIR MICHAEL TIPPETT

King Priam

127:32
COMPACT DISC ONE: 68:43
Act I: 43:39
1.
Prelude
1:29
Scene 1
2.
Hecuba: What is it, Nurse?
3:44
3.
Priam: Old man of Troy, you're welcome
2:25
4.
Hecuba: Than am I no longer mother to this child
1:33
5.
Priam: A father and a King
1:53
6.
Priam: The Queen is right
1:18
7.
First Interlude -
2:52
Nurse, Old Man: Thus shall a story begin
Scene 2
8.
1st Huntsman: The bull is away over there
2:20
9.
Paris: They have taken my bull
1:58
10.
Hector: Father, he's a shepherd boy
1:49
11.
Priam: So I'd hoped it might be
5:03
12.
Second Interlude -
4:41
Nurse, Young Guard, Old Man:
Ah, but life, life is a bitter charade
Scene 3
13.
Helen, Paris: Ah, ah . . .
5:15
14.
Hermes: Divine go-between, that's who I am
2:11
15.
Paris: Lady Athene, if I honour you . . .
0:53
16.
Paris: Lady Hera, if I honour you . . .
2:07
17.
Paris: Aphrodite, if I honour you . . .
2:08
Act II: 24:56
Scene 1
18.
Hector: So you've given up fighting!
3:41
19.
Priam: So Trojans honour Menelaus . . .
1:23
20.
First Interlude -
1:33
Old Man: Hermes, Hermes, with the winged feet come quick!
Scene 2
21.
Achilles: O rich-soiled land
5:27
22.
Achilles: Why are you weeping, Patroclus?
4:56
23.
Second Interlude -
1:35
Old Man: O, O, what a threat to Troy
Scene 3
24.
Hermes: A hero in Achilles' armour . . .
1:23
25.
Hector: All Trojans, all fought bravely
4:58
COMPACT DISC TWO: 58:49
Act III
Scene 1
1.
Serving Woman: Lady Andromache, should we not light the fire?
4:51
2.
Hecuba: Daughter Andromache, you must go out . . .
2:14
3.
Andromache: Did you hear?
1:23
4.
Helen: Let her rave
4:40
5.
Hecuba: O that my ears should hear impiety so gross!
3:48
6.
Andromache: Now you shall go
1:47
7.
First Interlude -
1:40
Serving Women: No . . . No . . . No . . . We have it from the runner
Scene 2
8.
Priam: What is happening?
3:47
9.
Young Guard: A crime
4:06
10.
Nurse: The soul will answer from where the pain is quickest
5:27
11.
Second Interlude
3:03
Scene 3
12.
Achilles: Priam! Here! What is this?
1:50
13.
Priam: I clasp your knees, Achilles
1:14
14.
Achilles: Old man, I am touched
3:36
15.
Third Interlude -
4:34
Scene 4
16.
Paris: Where is my father, where is Priam?
1:13
17.
Chorus: Ah, ah! Ah, ah!
2:34
18.
Chorus: Ah, ha, ha, ha
1:43
19.
Chorus: Ah, ah!
5:19
Solo: Ann Murray soprano
Solo: Heather Harper soprano
Solo: Felicity Palmer mezzo-soprano
Solo: Norman Bailey bass
Solo: Philip Langridge tenor
Solo: Robert Tear tenor
Solo: Stephen Roberts bass
Solo: Thomas Allen baritone
Solo: Yvonne Minton soprano
Choral: London Sinfonietta Chorus
Orchestra: London Sinfonietta
Conductor: David Atherton
November 1980




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