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Author Knussen, Oliver.

Title Symphony no. 3 [sound recording] ; Trumpets ; Ophelia dances ; Coursing ; Cantata ; Symphony no. 2 / Oliver Knussen.

Imprint London : Unicorn-Kanchana, p1988.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    ES KNUS 3 T10CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 001500 000402 000708 000456 001011 001700
Series Souvenir series
Note The 2nd work (op. 12) is for soprano and 3 clarinets; the 3rd work (op. 13) is for flute, English horn, clarinet, horn, piano, celesta, violin, viola, and violoncello; the 4th work (op. 17) is for chamber orchestra; the 5th work (op. 15) is for oboe and string trio; the 6th work (op. 7) is for soprano and chamber orchestra.
Sung in German (2nd and 6th works); the 6th work is partly in English.
Text of the 2nd work by Georg Trakl; texts of the 6th work by Georg Trakl and Sylvia Plath.
Compact disc.
Durations: 15:00; 4:02; 7:08; 4:56; 10:11; 17:00.
Program booklet includes texts with English translations.
Performer Linda Hirst, soprano, Michael Collins, Edward Pillinger, Ian Mitchell, clarinets, Oliver Knussen, conductor (2nd work) ; Elaine Barry, soprano (6th work) ; Philharmonia Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (1st work) ; London Sinfonietta, Oliver Knussen, conductor (3rd-4th and 6th works) ; members of the Nash Ensemble (5th work).
Event Recorded May 11-12, 1981 at the Watford Town Hall, London (1st and 3rd works) and June 24 and Aug. 11, 1983 at St. John's Smith Square, London (2nd and 4th-6th works).
Subject Trakl, Georg, 1887-1914 -- Musical settings.
Plath, Sylvia -- Musical settings.
Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble.
Nonets (Celesta, piano, clarinet, English horn, flute, horn, violin, viola, violoncello)
Chamber orchestra music.
Quartets (Oboe, violin, viola, cello)
Songs (High voice) with chamber orchestra.
Added Author Hirst, Linda. Performer.
Collins, Michael, 1962- Performer.
Pillinger, Edward. Performer.
Mitchell, Ian, (Clarinetist. Performer.
Knussen, Oliver. Conductor.
Barry, Elaine. Performer.
Tilson Thomas, Michael, 1944- Performer.
Philharmonia Orchestra (London, England) Performer.
London Sinfonietta. Performer.
Nash Ensemble. Performer.
Cover Title Symphony no. 2 ; Symphony no. 3 ; Trumpets ; Ophelia dances ; Coursing ; Cantata
Added Title Trumpets.
Ophelia dances.
Symphony no. 2.
Works. Selections
Music No. UKCD2010 Unicorn-Kanchana

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