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Author Martinů, Bohuslav, 1890-1959.

Title The epic of Gilgamesh [sound recording] : on the words of the old Babylonian epic for soloists, speaker, mixed chorus and orchestra / Bohuslav Martinů.

Imprint Czech Republic : Supraphon, [1994], p1976.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    C MARTIU EG B11CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (58 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 005750
Note Oratorio.
Sung in the Czech translation by Ferdinand Pujman.
Based on the Babylonian epic.
Originally released on analog disc in 1976 (Supraphon 1 12 1808).
Compact disc.
Program notes by Bohuslav Vitek in English, German, French and Czech and Czech text with English translation (28 p.) inserted in container.
Performer Marcela Machotková, soprano ; Jiři Zahradníček, tenor ; Václav Zítek, baritone ; Karel Průša, narrator ; Otakar Brousek, speaker ; Czech Philharmonic Chorus ; Prague Symphony Orchestra ; Jiři Bělohlávek, conductor.
Event Recorded at the Smetana Hall of the Municipal House, Prague, Apr. 1-4, 1976.
Subject Oratorios.
Added Author Machotková, Marcela. voc
Zahradníček, Jiří. voc
Zítek, Václav. voc
Průša, Karel. voc
Brousek, Otakar. Narrator.
Bělohlávek, Jiří. Conductor.
Pujman, Ferdinand. Translator.
Český pěvecký sbor. Performer.
Symfonický orchestr hlavního města Prahy FOK. Performer.
Added Title Gilgamesh.
Music No. 11 1824-2211 Supraphon
1 12 1808 Supraphon

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