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Author Penderecki, Krzysztof, 1933-

Title Ubu Rex [sound recording] / Penderecki.

Imprint [Warsaw] : CD Accord, p2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B PEND UR K33CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs (122 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 020146
Note Opera in two acts.
Libretto by the composer and Jerzy Jarocki, after Alfred Jarry's play Ubu Roi.
World premiere recording.
Compact discs.
Booklet containing program and biographical notes in Polish, English and German, and German libretto with Polish and English adaptations (207 p. ; ill. (some col.)) inserted in container.
"The Polish version of the libretto is not a literal translation of the German original and was specially created by Jerzy Jarocki in 2003 with the aim of better rendering the work's character in its new production. The English translation is based to a large extent on this version"--Booklet.
Performer Pawel Wunder, Anna Lubańska, Józef Frakstein, Izabella Klosińska, Anna Karasińska, Jeanette Bożalek, Rafal Bartmiński, Mieczyslaw Milum, Rafal Siwek, Piotr Nowacki, Robert Dymowski, Andrzej Witlewski ; supporting soloists ; Chorus and Orchestra of the Polish National Opera ; Jacek Kaspszyk, conductor.
Event Recorded live, Warsaw premiere, Teatr Wielki-Opera Narodowa, Oct. 2, 2003.
Language Sung in German.
Subject Operas.
Ubu (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Added Author Wunder, Paweł. Performer.
Lubańska, Anna. Performer.
Frakstein, Józef. Performer.
Kłosińska, Izabella. Performer.
Karasińska, Anna. Performer.
Bożałek, Jeanette. Performer.
Bartmiński, Rafał. Performer.
Milun, Mieczysław. Performer.
Siwek, Rafał. Performer.
Nowacki, Piotr. Performer.
Dymowski, Robert. Performer.
Witlewski, Andrzej. Performer.
Kasprzyk, Jacek. Conductor.
Jarry, Alfred, 1873-1907. Ubu roi.
Teatr Wielki w Warszawie. Performer.
Standard No. 5902176501334
Music No. ACD 133-2 CD Accord

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