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Author Ferneyhough, Brian, 1943-

Title Shadowtime [sound recording] / Brian Ferneyhough ; libretto by Charles Bernstein.

Imprint London : NMC, p2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B FERN SHA H23CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs (127 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Opera in 7 scenes.
Compact discs.
Program notes and synopsis ( 23p. : port.) inserted in container.
Contents Scene I. New angels/transient failures : prologue (20:39) -- Scene II. Le froissements d'ailes de Gabriel : first barrier (instrumental) (17:23) -- Scene III. The doctrine of similarity : 13 canons (26:32) -- Scene IV. Opus contra naturam : descent of Benjamin into the Underworld (16:46) -- Scene V. Pools of darkness : 11 interrogations (18:04) -- Seven tableaux vivants representing the Angel of History as Melancholia : second barrier (13:17) -- Stelae for failed time : solo for Melancholia as the Angel of History (13:43).
Performer Nicolas Hodges, piano, speaker ; Mats Scheidegger, guitar ; Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart ; Nieuw Ensemble ; Jurjen Hempel, conductor.
Event Recorded at the London Coliseum, July 9, 2005.
Language Sung in English.
Subject Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940 -- Drama.
Added Author Bernstein, Charles, 1950- Librettist.
Hodges, Nicolas, 1970- Performer.
Scheidegger, Mats, 1963- Performer.
Hempel, Jurjen. Conductor.
Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart. Performer.
Nieuw Ensemble. Performer.
Added Title Shadowtime
Standard No. 5023363012324
Music No. NMC D123 NMC
D123 NMC

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