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Author Davies, Peter Maxwell, 1934-

Title Taverner [sound recording] : opera in two acts / Peter Maxwell Davies ; libretto by the composer.

Imprint London : NMC Recordings, p2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B DAVIE-P TAV K57CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs (118 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 015703
Note Compact discs.
Based on the life of 16th-century composer John Taverner.
Ed. recorded: Boosey & Hawkes.
Program notes by Stephen Pruslin, synopsis and libretto in English (31 p. : ill., port.) in container.
Performer Fiona Kimm, mezzo-soprano ; Martyn Hill, tenor ; Michael Chance, countertenor ; David Wilson-Johnson, Quentin Hayes, baritones ; Stephen Richardson, bass ; supporting soloists ; BBC Symphony Orchestra ; Fretwork ; His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts ; London Voices ; New London Children's Choir ; Oliver Knussen, conductor.
Event Recorded Dec. 5-14, 1996, Studios 1 and 2, BBC Maida Vale, London.
Summary Based on the life of 16th-century composer John Taverner.
Language Sung in English.
Subject Taverner, John, ca. 1490-1545 -- Drama.
Added Author Kimm, Fiona. Performer.
Hill, Martyn. Performer.
Chance, Michael. Performer.
Wilson-Johnson, David. Performer.
Hayes, Quentin. Performer.
Richardson, Stephen, (Bass. Performer.
Knussen, Oliver. Conductor.
BBC Symphony Orchestra. Performer.
Fretwork (Musical group) Performer.
His Majesties Sagbutts & Cornetts. Performer.
London Voices. Performer.
New London Children's Choir. Performer.
Standard No. 675754020255
Music No. NMC D157 NMC Recordings

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