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Author Birtwistle, Harrison.

Title Gawain [sound recording] / Harrison Birtwistle.

Imprint [England] : Collins Classics, [1996], p1994.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B BIRT GAW H12CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 021619
Note Opera in two acts.
Words by David Harsent.
"Live, world premier recording"--Container.
Ed. recorded: London : Universal Edition.
Duration: 2:16:19.
Compact discs.
Program notes and synopsis by Andrew Clements in English, French and German and libretto (63 p.) inserted in container.
Performer Marie Angel ; Anne Howells ; Richard Greager ; Penelope Walmsley-Clark ; Omar Ebrahim ; Alan Ewing ; John Marsden ; Fran├žois Le Roux ; Kevin Smith ; John Tomlinson ; The Royal Opera Chorus ; The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; Elgar Howarth, conductor.
Event "This recording of the revised production contains the truncated version of the Turning of the seasons section and was recorded live by BBC Radio on 20th April 1994 at the performance at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden."
Language Sung in English.
Subject Gawain (Legendary character) -- Songs and music.
Added Author Harsent, David, 1942- Librettist.
Angel, Marie. voc
Howells, Anne, 1941- voc
Greager, Richard. voc
Walmsley-Clark, Penelope. voc
Ebrahim, Omar. voc
Ewing, Alan. voc
Marsden, John. voc
Le Roux, Fran├žois. voc
Smith, Kevin, 1942- voc
Tomlinson, John, 1946 September 22- voc
Howarth, Elgar. Conductor.
Royal Opera House (London, England) Performer.
Music No. 70412 Collins Classics

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