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Author Glass, Philip.

Title Akhnaten [sound recording] / [music by] Philip Glass ; [libretto by Philip Glass in association with Shalom Goldman, Robert Israel and Richard Riddell ; vocal text drawn from original sources by Shalom Goldman].

Imprint [S.l.] : CBS Masterworks, p1987.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B GLAS AKH D57CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs (129 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 020900
Note Opera in 3 acts.
Sung principally in Egyptian, Akkadian, and Hebrew; narration in English.
Ed. recorded: New York, NY : Dunvagen Music Publishers.
Compact discs.
Program notes by the composer and S. Goldman, and synopsis, in English with French and German translations, and libretto with English, French and German translations (93 p. : ill., ports.) laid in container.
Performer Paul Esswood, countertenor ; Milagro Vargas, alto ; Melinda Liebermann, soprano ; Tero Hannula, baritone ; Helmut Holzapfel, tenor ; Cornelius Hauptmann, bass ; David Warrilow, narrator ; supporting soloists ; Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Dennis Russell Davies, conductor.
Event Recorded 1987, at Karlshöhe Church and Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany.
Subject Akhenaton, King of Egypt -- Drama.
Added Author Goldman, Shalom. Librettist.
Israel, Robert, 1943- Librettist.
Riddell, Richard Vernon. Librettist.
Esswood, Paul. voc
Vargas, Milagro. voc
Liebermann, Melinda. voc
Hannula, Tero. voc
Holzapfel, Helmut. voc
Hauptmann, Cornelius. voc
Warrilow, David. Narrator.
Davies, Dennis Russell. Conductor.
Staatsoper Stuttgart. Performer.
Music No. M2K 42457 CBS Masterworks

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