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Tippett - The Midsummer Marriage

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LY 2217
 
Tippett - The Midsummer Marriage
Label Catalogue Number:
SRCD2217
Running Time: 180:04
UPC Code: 5020926221728

Release Date: November 2014
Originally recorded in 1970
Solo Mark, (tenor)
Alberto Remedios
Solo Jenifer, (soprano)
Joan Carlyle
Solo King Fisher, (baritone)
Raimund Herincx
Solo Bella, (soprano)
Elizabeth Harwood
Solo Jack, (tenor)
STUART BURROWS
Solo Sosostris, (contralto)
Helen Watts
Solo The Ancients: Priest, (bass)
Stafford Dean
Solo The Ancients: Priestess, (mezzo)
Elizabeth Bainbridge
Choral
Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Orchestra
Orchestra of the Royal opera House
Conductor
Colin Davis
Genre:
Opera

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SIR MICHAEL TIPPETT

The Midsummer Marriage

Opera in Three Acts - Libretto by the Composer
ACT I
Scene 1
1.
This way! This way! (Semi-chorus)
3:45
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What's that? Surely music? (Girls, men)
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(leading to:) (Orchestra)
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Stop! Stop! Stop! (Mark)
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Scene 3: O, Mark, who are they (Chorus) Scene 4: Jenifer, Jenifer my darling. (Mark)
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What Steps are those? (Jenifer) Scene 5: Ho, ho, ho, ho, ho,... (Men)
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What sort of place is this d'you think? (King Fisher)
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Scene 6
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So you, so you are Mark's fine brood of friends. (King Fisher)
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So you, so you, so you're the company my daughter keeps! (King Fisher)
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Scene 7: Here I am, Sir, what can I do? (Jack) Scene 8: Jenifer! Jenifer! my daughter Jenifer! (Firls, Men, King Fisher)
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Returning to the earth is cruel (Jenifer)
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Come now with me and drop this childish masquerade (King Fisher)
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Is it so strange... (Jenifer)
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You, you who were with me when she left me (Mark)
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See by a heavenly magic in this glass (Jenifer)
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Act II (start)
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Pre Scene: Call - crying as they're flying... (Chorus) Scene 1: Jack, don't let's go with all the others (Bella)
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What day is it? (Bella)
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I'll lay the baby to my breast (Bella) Scene 2: (Stephen enters from behind the temple) (Orchestra)
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(Some of the trees appear to move) (Orchestra)
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1st Dance: The Earth in Autumn (Orchestra)
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2nd Dance: The Waters in Winter (Orchestra)
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3rd Dance: The Air in Spring (Orchestra)
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(leading to:) (Orchestra) Scene 3: Ah! They'll kill him! (Bella)
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(neat and ready to rejoin) King Fisher (Bella) Post Scene: Sun shines on a Midsumer day (Chorus)
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Act III
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Evening and Night (Orchestra) Scene 1: Ohay! Ohay! (Chorus)
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No! King Fisher summons you... (King Fisher) Scene 2: Keep the holster close by you... (King Fisher)
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27.
Now, Bella, call The Ancients (King Fisher)
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Do you accept my challenge? (King Fisher) Scene 4: See, where we carry on our mighty shoulder (Men)
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I needn't tell Madame Sosostris (King Fisher)
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Who hopes to conjure with the world of dreams (Sosostris)
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I alone alone cannot consult myself (Sosostris)
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You who consult me (Sosostris)
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I see a meadow (Sosostris)
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Scene 6
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She saw what happens in the soul (Chorus)
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Scene 7
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Pride is virtue in a man of power (The Ancients)
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Scene 8
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(For a moment the stage is quite still) (Orchestra) King Fisher's dead (A man)
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(After The She Ancient returns up stage) (Orchestra) 4th Dance: Fire in Summer (Chorus)
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Scene 9
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Was it a vision (Chorus)
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O summer sun, (Chorus)
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(The moonlight has faded out) (Orchestra)
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Total time: 180:04
Solo: Alberto Remedios Mark, (tenor)
Solo: Joan Carlyle Jenifer, (soprano)
Solo: Raimund Herincx King Fisher, (baritone)
Solo: Elizabeth Harwood Bella, (soprano)
Solo: STUART BURROWS Jack, (tenor)
Solo: Helen Watts Sosostris, (contralto)
Solo: Stafford Dean The Ancients: Priest, (bass)
Solo: Elizabeth Bainbridge The Ancients: Priestess, (mezzo)
Half-Tipsy Man (baritone): David Whelan
A Dancing Man (tenor): Andrew Daniels
Mark's and Jenifer's friends: Chorus.
Choral: Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal opera House
Conductor: Colin Davis

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SIR MICHAEL TIPPETT

The Midsummer Marriage

Opera in Three Acts - Libretto by the Composer
ACT I
Scene 1
1.
This way! This way! (Semi-chorus)
3:45
2.
What's that? Surely music? (Girls, men)
1:07
Scene 2
3.
(leading to:) (Orchestra)
0:51
4.
Stop! Stop! Stop! (Mark)
5:00
5.
Scene 3: O, Mark, who are they (Chorus) Scene 4: Jenifer, Jenifer my darling. (Mark)
11:47
6.
What Steps are those? (Jenifer) Scene 5: Ho, ho, ho, ho, ho,... (Men)
9:55
7.
What sort of place is this d'you think? (King Fisher)
3:57
Scene 6
8.
So you, so you are Mark's fine brood of friends. (King Fisher)
2:56
9.
So you, so you, so you're the company my daughter keeps! (King Fisher)
1:54
10.
Scene 7: Here I am, Sir, what can I do? (Jack) Scene 8: Jenifer! Jenifer! my daughter Jenifer! (Firls, Men, King Fisher)
15:64
11.
Returning to the earth is cruel (Jenifer)
2:09
12.
Come now with me and drop this childish masquerade (King Fisher)
4:37
13.
Is it so strange... (Jenifer)
5:56
14.
You, you who were with me when she left me (Mark)
4:08
15.
See by a heavenly magic in this glass (Jenifer)
4:40
Act II (start)
16.
Pre Scene: Call - crying as they're flying... (Chorus) Scene 1: Jack, don't let's go with all the others (Bella)
6:51
17.
What day is it? (Bella)
3:57
18.
I'll lay the baby to my breast (Bella) Scene 2: (Stephen enters from behind the temple) (Orchestra)
6:75
19.
(Some of the trees appear to move) (Orchestra)
1:56
20.
1st Dance: The Earth in Autumn (Orchestra)
3:54
21.
2nd Dance: The Waters in Winter (Orchestra)
4:59
22.
3rd Dance: The Air in Spring (Orchestra)
2:50
23.
(leading to:) (Orchestra) Scene 3: Ah! They'll kill him! (Bella)
5:22
24.
(neat and ready to rejoin) King Fisher (Bella) Post Scene: Sun shines on a Midsumer day (Chorus)
3:21
Act III
25.
Evening and Night (Orchestra) Scene 1: Ohay! Ohay! (Chorus)
5:01
26.
No! King Fisher summons you... (King Fisher) Scene 2: Keep the holster close by you... (King Fisher)
2:36
Scene 3
27.
Now, Bella, call The Ancients (King Fisher)
3:04
28.
Do you accept my challenge? (King Fisher) Scene 4: See, where we carry on our mighty shoulder (Men)
3:49
Scene 5
29.
I needn't tell Madame Sosostris (King Fisher)
2:25
30.
Who hopes to conjure with the world of dreams (Sosostris)
2:54
31.
I alone alone cannot consult myself (Sosostris)
4:14
32.
You who consult me (Sosostris)
2:26
33.
I see a meadow (Sosostris)
3:30
Scene 6
34.
She saw what happens in the soul (Chorus)
5:02
Scene 7
35.
Pride is virtue in a man of power (The Ancients)
3:16
Scene 8
36.
(For a moment the stage is quite still) (Orchestra) King Fisher's dead (A man)
3:30
37.
(After The She Ancient returns up stage) (Orchestra) 4th Dance: Fire in Summer (Chorus)
8:68
Scene 9
38.
Was it a vision (Chorus)
2:12
39.
O summer sun, (Chorus)
1:27
40.
(The moonlight has faded out) (Orchestra)
6:19
Total time: 180:04
Solo: Alberto Remedios Mark, (tenor)
Solo: Joan Carlyle Jenifer, (soprano)
Solo: Raimund Herincx King Fisher, (baritone)
Solo: Elizabeth Harwood Bella, (soprano)
Solo: STUART BURROWS Jack, (tenor)
Solo: Helen Watts Sosostris, (contralto)
Solo: Stafford Dean The Ancients: Priest, (bass)
Solo: Elizabeth Bainbridge The Ancients: Priestess, (mezzo)
Half-Tipsy Man (baritone): David Whelan
A Dancing Man (tenor): Andrew Daniels
Mark's and Jenifer's friends: Chorus.
Choral: Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal opera House
Conductor: Colin Davis




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