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Tippett: The Rose Lake/ Ritual Dances

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CHSA 5039
 
Tippett: The Rose Lake/ Ritual Dances
Release Date: September 2005
Genre:
Orchestral & Concertos

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SIR MICHAEL TIPPETT

(1905-1998)

The Rose Lake (1991-93)

29:09
A song without words for orchestra
To Nicholas and Anne Whyatt
1.
Medium fast -
2:22
2.
The Lake begins to sing. Slow -
2:15
3.
Fast -
1:53
4.
The Lake Song is echoed from the sky. Slow -
1:57
5.
Fast - Medium slow -
2:23
6.
The Lake is in full song. Slow -
2:41
7.
Medium slow - Medium fast -
3:35
8.
Medium slow -
2:43
9.
The Lake Song leaves the sky. Slow -
2:20
10.
Fast -
2:24
11.
The Lake sings itself to sleep. Medium slow -
3:05
12.
Calm - Medium fast
1:28

Ritual Dances (1953)

24:22
from The Midsummer Marriage (1946-52)
for orchestra
To Walter Goehr
13.
Prelude. Lento - Andante -
2:41
14.
Transformation. L'istesso tempo -
0:34
15.
Preparation for the first dance. Allegretto con moto vigoroso -
1:11
16.
First dance. The earth in autumn (The hound chases the hare). Allegro molto -
2:14
17.
Transformation. [L'istesso tempo] - Andante -
0:36
18.
Preparation for the second dance. Allegretto con moto vigoroso -
1:18
19.
Second dance. The waters in winter (The otter chases the fish). Adagio tranquillo -
2:59
20.
Transformation. Allegro molto -
0:37
21.
Preparation for the third dance. Allegro flebile -
1:47
22.
Third dance. The air in spring (The hawk chases the bird). Allegro grazioso vivace -
3:21
23.
Preparation for the fourth dance. Doppio meno mosso -
0:36
24.
Fourth dance. Fire in summer (The voluntary human sacrifice). PiĆ¹ mosso: Allegro moderato -
6:22
Total time: 53:39
Conductor: Richard Hickox
25 November 2004 (The Rose Lake) and 6 & 7 July 2005 (Ritual Dances)




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