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CHAN 9781
 
Multiple Set of 2 CDs
Britten: Paul Bunyan
Release Date: November 1999
Originally recorded in 1999
Composer
Benjamin Britten
Solo baritone - Narrator
Peter Coleman-Wright
Solo speaker - The Voice of John Bunyan
Kenneth Cranham
Solo tenor - Johnny Inkslinger
Kurt Streit
Solo soprano - Tiny
Susan Gritton
Solo tenor - Sam Sharkey
Francis Egerton
Solo baritone - Ben Benny
Graeme Broadbent
Solo bass - Hel Helson
Jeremy White
Solo bass - John Shears
Roderick Earle
Solo soprano - Fido
Lillian Watson
Solo mezzo-soprano - Moppet
Pamela Helen Stephen
Choral
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Conductor
Richard Hickox
Venue
Sadlers Wells Theatre, London
Producer
Ralph Couzens
Producer (Assistant)
Boris Ivanovich Tishchenko
Engineer (Assistant)
Richard Smoker
Genre:
Opera

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BENJAMIN BRITTEN

Paul Bunyan

110:30
Libretto by W.H. Auden
Thee Royal Opera Production
Directed for the stage by Francesca Zambello
Recorded 'live' during performances at Sadler's Wells Theatre
1.
1
Introduction
1:09
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Prologue
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First Ballad Interlude
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Act I
Scene 1
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Bunyan's Greeting
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Call of Lumberjacks
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Lumberjacks' Chorus
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Bunyan's Welcome
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Quartet of Swedes
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Western Union Boy's Song
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Cooks' Duet
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Animal Trio
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Bunyan's Goodnight
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Exit of Lumberjacks
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The Blues - Quartet of the Defeated
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Bunyan's Goodnight (ii)
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Scene 2
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Food Chorus
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Chorus Accusation
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Slim's Song
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Bunyan's Return
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Inkslinger's Song
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Tiny's Song
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Inkslinger's Regret
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Bunyan's Goodnight (iii)
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Bunyan's Good Morning
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Shears's Song
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Bunyan's Warning
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Farmers' Song
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Farmers' Exit
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The Mocking of Hel Helson
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Fido's Sympathy
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Cats' Creed
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The Fight
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Love Duet
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Third Ballad Interlude
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Scene 2
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The Christmas Party
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Bunyan's Farewell
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Litany
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Solo: Peter Coleman-Wright baritone - Narrator
Solo: Kenneth Cranham speaker - The Voice of John Bunyan
Solo: Kurt Streit tenor - Johnny Inkslinger
Solo: Susan Gritton soprano - Tiny
Solo: Kenneth Cranham tenor - Hot Biscuit Slim
Solo: Francis Egerton tenor - Sam Sharkey
Solo: Graeme Broadbent baritone - Ben Benny
Solo: Jeremy White bass - Hel Helson
Solo: Roderick Earle bass - John Shears
Solo: Lillian Watson soprano - Fido
Solo: Pamela Helen Stephen mezzo-soprano - Moppet
Solo: Kurt Streit mezzo-soprano - Poppet
Conductor: Richard Hickox
23, 24 and 28 April 1999

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BENJAMIN BRITTEN

Paul Bunyan

110:30
Libretto by W.H. Auden
Thee Royal Opera Production
Directed for the stage by Francesca Zambello
Recorded 'live' during performances at Sadler's Wells Theatre
COMPACT DISC ONE
1.
1
Introduction
1:09
2.
2
Prologue
11:03
3.
2A
First Ballad Interlude
2:45
Act I
Scene 1
4.
3
Bunyan's Greeting
2:25
5.
3A
Call of Lumberjacks
0:16
6.
4
Lumberjacks' Chorus
2:07
7.
4A
Bunyan's Welcome
0:25
8.
5
Quartet of Swedes
1:20
9.
6
Western Union Boy's Song
1:36
10.
7
Cooks' Duet
3:39
11.
8
Animal Trio
1:36
12.
8A
Bunyan's Goodnight
0:21
13.
8B
Exit of Lumberjacks
0:54
14.
9
The Blues - Quartet of the Defeated
4:26
15.
10
Bunyan's Goodnight (ii)
0:37
16.
10A
Second Ballad Interlude
4:19
Scene 2
17.
11
Food Chorus
4:29
18.
12
Chorus Accusation
0:38
19.
12A
Slim's Song
2:51
20.
13
Bunyan's Return
0:47
21.
14
Inkslinger's Song
4:59
22.
14A
Entrance of Chorus
0:32
23.
15
Tiny's Entrance
1:13
24.
15A
Tiny's Song
4:39
25.
16
Inkslinger's Regret
2:12
26.
17
Bunyan's Goodnight (iii)
2:10
Total time: 63:29
COMPACT DISC TWO
Act II
Scene 1
1.
18
Bunyan's Good Morning
2:56
2.
18A
Shears's Song
0:44
3.
18B
Bunyan's Warning
0:23
4.
19
Farmers' Song
1:54
5.
19A
Farmers' Exit
1:06
6.
20
The Mocking of Hel Helson
4:53
7.
21
Fido's Sympathy
0:36
8.
22
Cats' Creed
1:32
9.
23
The Fight
1:16
10.
Love Duet
2:27
11.
Mock Funeral March
4:24
12.
Hymn
3:15
13.
24
Third Ballad Interlude
2:18
Scene 2
14.
25
The Christmas Party
9:58
15.
26
Bunyan's Farewell
2:15
16.
27
Litany
7:05
Total time: 47:02
Solo: Peter Coleman-Wright baritone - Narrator
Solo: Kenneth Cranham speaker - The Voice of John Bunyan
Solo: Kurt Streit tenor - Johnny Inkslinger
Solo: Susan Gritton soprano - Tiny
Solo: Kenneth Cranham tenor - Hot Biscuit Slim
Solo: Francis Egerton tenor - Sam Sharkey
Solo: Graeme Broadbent baritone - Ben Benny
Solo: Jeremy White bass - Hel Helson
Solo: Roderick Earle bass - John Shears
Solo: Lillian Watson soprano - Fido
Solo: Pamela Helen Stephen mezzo-soprano - Moppet
Solo: Kurt Streit mezzo-soprano - Poppet
Conductor: Richard Hickox
23, 24 and 28 April 1999




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