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Author Weir, Judith

Title Three operas [sound recording] / Judith Weir.

Imprint [London] : Novello Records, p1989.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B WEIR CS D09CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 002153 002009 001258
Note The 1st work, an opera in 2 acts for soprano and instrumental ensemble; the 2nd work, for narrator and unacc. chorus; the 3rd work, a grand opera in 3 acts for solo soprano.
Librettos by the composer (the 2nd work based on the Spanish epic, Poema de mio Cid; the 3rd based on the Icelandic saga, Heimskringla).
Eds. recorded: Novello (1st, 3rd works); Chester Music (2nd work).
Compact disc.
Program notes by Tom Morgan, synopsis of the 1st work by the composer, and texts ([15] p. : port.) inserted in container.
Contents Consolation of scholarship (21:53) -- Missa del Cid (20:09) -- King Harald's saga (12:58).
Performer Linda Hirst (1st work), Jane Manning (3rd work), sopranos ; Nick Herrett, narrator (2nd work) ; Lontano (1st work) ; Odaline de la Martinex, conductor (1st work) ; Combattimento (2nd work) ; David Mason, conductor (2nd work).
Event Recorded June 27, 1989 (1st work) and July 17, 1989 (2nd work), St. Luke's, Hampstead, and July 1, 1989, BBC Maida Vale 2 (3rd work).
Language Sung in English, with the 2nd work containing traces of Latin, Old Spanish, and Spanish.
Subject Operas
Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble.
Sacred monologues with music (Vocal ensemble)
Songs (High voice), Unaccompanied
Added Author Hirst, Linda voc
Manning, Jane. voc
Herrett, Nick Narrator.
De la Martinez, Odaline Conductor.
Mason, David, (Pianist) Conductor.
Weir, Judith. Consolations of scholarship
Weir, Judith. Missa del Cid.
Weir, Judith. King Harald's saga.
Lontano (Musical group) Performer.
Combattimento (Musical group) Performer.
Added Title 3 operas
Operas. Selections
Standard No. 5014585341095
Music No. NVLCD 109 Novello Records

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