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Menotti: The Consul

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CHAN 9706
 
Multiple Set of 2 CDs
Menotti: The Consul
Release Date: February 1999
Originally recorded in 1998
Composer
Gian Carlo Menotti
Solo soprano - Magda Sorel
Susan Bullock
Solo baritone - John Sorel
Louis Otey
Solo contralto - Mother
Jacalyn Kreitzer
Solo bass - Secret Agent
Charles Austin
Solo mezzo-soprano - Secretary
Victoria Livengood
Solo baritone - Mr Kofner
Herbert Eckhoff
Solo soprano - Foreign Woman
Giovanna Manci
Solo soprano - Anna Gomez
Robin Blitch Wiper
Solo contralto - Vera Boronel
Malin Fritz
Solo tenor - Magician
John Horton Murray
Solo baritone - Assan
Graeme Broadbent
Choral
Spoleto Festival Choir
Orchestra
Spoleto Festival Orchestra
Conductor
Richard Hickox
Venue
Teatro Nuovo, Spoleto, Italy
Producer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer (Assistant)
Richard Smoker
Engineer (Assistant)
Michael Collins
Genre:
Opera

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GIAN CARLO MENOTTI

The Consul

131:00
Opera in three acts
Libretto by the composer
Total time: 44:43
Total time: 23;30
1.
'Tu reviendras et voudras m'enfermer dans tes bras'
5:28
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Voice on record, John, Magda, Mother
2.
'Quick, John! The Police!'
7:19
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Mother, Magda, Police Agent
3.
'Don't move yet'
5:01
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Magda, Mother, John
4.
'Now, O lips, say goodbye'
5:41
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Magda, Mother, John
5.
Interlude
2:36
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Total time: 18:37
6.
'Next. Yes . . . What can I do for you?'
3:22
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Secretary, Mr Kofner
7.
'Next. Next!'
4:37
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Secretary, Magda, Foreign Woman, Mr Kofner
8.
'Next. Hello. Oh! It's you!'
5:58
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Secretary, Magda
9.
'I beg your pardon, Madam'
4:40
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Magician, Vera Boronel, Magda, Foreign Woman, Mr Kofner
Total time: 54:17
Total time: 22:45
10.
'Tu reviendras et voudras m'enfermer dans tes bras'
3:46
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Voice on record, Mother, Magda
11.
'I shall find for you shells and stars'
2:49
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Mother
12.
'John, John, why did you bring me . . .'
5:07
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Magda, John, Mother
13.
'It is the signal!'
6:16
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Magda, Mother, Police Agent, Assan
14.
'Mother, why are you so still, Mother!'
4:48
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Magda, Mother
15.
Interlude
2:21
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Total time: 29:11
16.
'What did you say your name was?'
3:21
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Secretary, Anna Gomez, Vera Boronel, Mr Kofner, Magda, Magician
17.
'My charming Ma'moiselle'
10:52
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Magician, Secretary, Anna Gomez, Vera Boronel, Mr Kofner, Magda, Foreign Woman
18.
'Any news for me?'
2:47
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Magda, Secretary
19.
'To this we've come'
8:44
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Magda, Vera Boronel, Mr Kofner, Secretary
20.
'You're being very unreasonable, Mrs Sorel!'
3:28
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Secretary, Anna Gomez, Vera Boronel, Mr Kofner
Total time: 31:50
Total time: 17:09
21.
'How often must I tell you, Mrs Sorel'
5:43
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Secretary, Vera Boronel, Assan, Magda
22.
'Don't forget to sign'
2:51
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Secretary, Vera Boronel, Magda, Assan
23.
'Oh, those faces! All those faces!'
2:22
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Secretary
24.
'Who are you? How did you get in?'
1:59
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Secretary, John
25.
'You cannot arrest him here'
0:53
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Secretary, Police Agent, John
26.
'Don't be afraid, Mr Sorel!'
3:21
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Secretary
Interlude
Total time: 14:41
27.
'I never meant to do this'
2:58
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Magda
28.
'Lo, Death's frontiers are open'
7:07
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Foreign Woman, Anna Gomez, Secretary, Vera Boronel, Mother, John, Mr Kofner, Magda, Voice, Magician
29.
'No! Wait! Wait! . . . I'm coming with you'
4:36
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Magda, Mother, John, Magician, others
Solo: Susan Bullock soprano - Magda Sorel
Solo: Louis Otey baritone - John Sorel
Solo: Jacalyn Kreitzer contralto - Mother
Solo: Charles Austin bass - Secret Agent
Solo: Victoria Livengood mezzo-soprano - Secretary
Solo: Herbert Eckhoff baritone - Mr Kofner
Solo: Giovanna Manci soprano - Foreign Woman
Solo: Robin Blitch Wiper soprano - Anna Gomez
Solo: Malin Fritz contralto - Vera Boronel
Solo: John Horton Murray tenor - Magician
Solo: Graeme Broadbent baritone - Assan
Conductor: Richard Hickox
4, 7, 9 & 10 July 1998

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GIAN CARLO MENOTTI

The Consul

131:00
Opera in three acts
Libretto by the composer
COMPACT DISC ONE
Total time: 44:43
Total time: 23;30
1.
'Tu reviendras et voudras m'enfermer dans tes bras'
5:28
Voice on record, John, Magda, Mother
2.
'Quick, John! The Police!'
7:19
Mother, Magda, Police Agent
3.
'Don't move yet'
5:01
Magda, Mother, John
4.
'Now, O lips, say goodbye'
5:41
Magda, Mother, John
5.
Interlude
2:36
Total time: 18:37
6.
'Next. Yes . . . What can I do for you?'
3:22
Secretary, Mr Kofner
7.
'Next. Next!'
4:37
Secretary, Magda, Foreign Woman, Mr Kofner
8.
'Next. Hello. Oh! It's you!'
5:58
Secretary, Magda
9.
'I beg your pardon, Madam'
4:40
Magician, Vera Boronel, Magda, Foreign Woman, Mr Kofner
Total time: 54:17
Total time: 22:45
10.
'Tu reviendras et voudras m'enfermer dans tes bras'
3:46
Voice on record, Mother, Magda
11.
'I shall find for you shells and stars'
2:49
Mother
12.
'John, John, why did you bring me . . .'
5:07
Magda, John, Mother
13.
'It is the signal!'
6:16
Magda, Mother, Police Agent, Assan
14.
'Mother, why are you so still, Mother!'
4:48
Magda, Mother
15.
Interlude
2:21
Total time: 69:55
COMPACT DISC TWO
Total time: 29:11
1.
'What did you say your name was?'
3:21
Secretary, Anna Gomez, Vera Boronel, Mr Kofner, Magda, Magician
2.
'My charming Ma'moiselle'
10:52
Magician, Secretary, Anna Gomez, Vera Boronel, Mr Kofner, Magda, Foreign Woman
3.
'Any news for me?'
2:47
Magda, Secretary
4.
'To this we've come'
8:44
Magda, Vera Boronel, Mr Kofner, Secretary
5.
'You're being very unreasonable, Mrs Sorel!'
3:28
Secretary, Anna Gomez, Vera Boronel, Mr Kofner
Total time: 31:50
Total time: 17:09
6.
'How often must I tell you, Mrs Sorel'
5:43
Secretary, Vera Boronel, Assan, Magda
7.
'Don't forget to sign'
2:51
Secretary, Vera Boronel, Magda, Assan
8.
'Oh, those faces! All those faces!'
2:22
Secretary
9.
'Who are you? How did you get in?'
1:59
Secretary, John
10.
'You cannot arrest him here'
0:53
Secretary, Police Agent, John
11.
'Don't be afraid, Mr Sorel!'
3:21
Secretary
Interlude
Total time: 14:41
12.
'I never meant to do this'
2:58
Magda
13.
'Lo, Death's frontiers are open'
7:07
Foreign Woman, Anna Gomez, Secretary, Vera Boronel, Mother, John, Mr Kofner, Magda, Voice, Magician
14.
'No! Wait! Wait! . . . I'm coming with you'
4:36
Magda, Mother, John, Magician, others
Total time: 61:05
Solo: Susan Bullock soprano - Magda Sorel
Solo: Louis Otey baritone - John Sorel
Solo: Jacalyn Kreitzer contralto - Mother
Solo: Charles Austin bass - Secret Agent
Solo: Victoria Livengood mezzo-soprano - Secretary
Solo: Herbert Eckhoff baritone - Mr Kofner
Solo: Giovanna Manci soprano - Foreign Woman
Solo: Robin Blitch Wiper soprano - Anna Gomez
Solo: Malin Fritz contralto - Vera Boronel
Solo: John Horton Murray tenor - Magician
Solo: Graeme Broadbent baritone - Assan
Conductor: Richard Hickox
4, 7, 9 & 10 July 1998




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