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Knussen: Higglety Pigglety Pop! & Where the Wild Things Are

Cynthia Buchan, Lisa Saffer, Rosemary Hardy. Christopher Gillet, David Wilson-Johnson, Stephen Richardson, Mary King

London Sinfonietta, Oliver Knussen

  • Gramophone Magazine
    July 2001
    Editor's Choice

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Contents

Knussen: Higglety Pigglety Pop!, op.21 - or, There must be more to Life / Scene 1 - Jennie

Work length8:25
$1.70
$2.10
  • Cynthia Buchan (mezzo-soprano), Lisa Saffer (soprano)
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Oliver Knussen
  • Recorded: 1999-03
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 1, London

Why am I longing (Jennie, Potted Plant)

Track length3:12
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You have two windows (Potted Plant, Jennie)

Track length5:13
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Knussen: Higglety Pigglety Pop!, op.21 - or, There must be more to Life / Scene 2 - Pig

Work length4:55
$1.70
$2.10
  • David Wilson-Johnson (bass-baritone), Cynthia Buchan (mezzo-soprano)
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Oliver Knussen
  • Recorded: 1999-03
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 1, London

Hello little Lady (Pig, Jennie)

Track length4:01
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Change of scene - "If I could eat experience" (Jennie)

Track length0:54
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Knussen: Higglety Pigglety Pop!, op.21 - or, There must be more to Life / Scene 3 - Cat

Work length5:30
$1.70
$2.10
  • Christopher Gillet (tenor), Cynthia Buchan (mezzo-soprano)
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Oliver Knussen
  • Recorded: 1999-03
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 1, London

You must be going to (Cat, Jennie)

Track length3:04
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Interlude 1: The Journey to the Big White House

Track length2:26
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Knussen: Higglety Pigglety Pop!, op.21 - or, There must be more to Life / Scene 4 - Rhoda

Work length5:59
$1.70
$2.10
  • Cynthia Buchan (mezzo-soprano), Rosemary Hardy (soprano), Christopher Gillet (tenor)
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Oliver Knussen
  • Recorded: 1999-03
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 1, London

Thank you very much for the ride (Jennie, Cat, Rhoda)

Track length1:15
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Are you all right, Miss? (Rhoda, Jennie)

Track length4:44
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Knussen: Higglety Pigglety Pop!, op.21 - or, There must be more to Life / Scene 5 - Baby

Work length10:43
$2.55
$3.15
  • Rosemary Hardy (soprano), Cynthia Buchan (mezzo-soprano), Lisa Saffer (soprano)
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Oliver Knussen
  • Recorded: 1999-03
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 1, London

Baby, here is Nurse (Rhoda, Jennie)

Track length2:25
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Yum, yum (Jennie, Baby)

Track length5:09
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Who can help me? (Jennie, Baby's Mother)

Track length3:09
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Knussen: Higglety Pigglety Pop!, op.21 - or, There must be more to Life / Scene 6 - Lion

Work length5:32
$1.70
$2.10
  • Cynthia Buchan (mezzo-soprano), Lisa Saffer (soprano), Stephen Richardson (bass)
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Oliver Knussen
  • Recorded: 1999-03
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 1, London

How black it is (Jennie, Lion, Baby)

Track length1:51
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Quiet in there! (Jenny, Baby, Lion)

Track length3:41
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Knussen: Higglety Pigglety Pop!, op.21 - or, There must be more to Life / Scene 7 - Ash-Tree

Work length6:12
$1.70
$2.10
  • Cynthia Buchan (mezzo-soprano), David Wilson-Johnson (bass-baritone)
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Oliver Knussen
  • Recorded: 1999-03
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 1, London

Now I have nothing (Jennie, Ash-Tree)

Track length5:05
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Adagio: A little meditation

Track length1:07
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Knussen: Higglety Pigglety Pop!, op.21 - or, There must be more to Life / Scene 8 - Recognition

Work length7:20
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  • Stephen Richardson (bass), Rosemary Hardy (soprano), Lisa Saffer (soprano), Cynthia Buchan (mezzo-soprano), Christopher Gillet (tenor), David Wilson-Johnson (bass-baritone)
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Oliver Knussen
  • Recorded: 1999-03
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 1, London

Jennie! Jennie! (Rhoda, Cat, Pig, Jennie, Mother Goose, Lion)

Track length3:47
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Interlude 2. The Ride to Castle Yonder

Track length2:41
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Hello, as you probably noticed (Jennie)

Track length0:52
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Knussen: Higglety Pigglety Pop!, op.21 - or, There must be more to Life / Scene 9 - Higglety Pigglety Pop!

Work length6:53
$2.55
$3.15
  • Rosemary Hardy (soprano), Stephen Richardson (bass), David Wilson-Johnson (bass-baritone), Cynthia Buchan (mezzo-soprano), Christopher Gillet (tenor)
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Oliver Knussen
  • Recorded: 1999-03
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 1, London

Fanfare I - Higglety. Scene 1 - Rhyme 1 (Rhoda, Jennie, Cat, Pig, Lion)

Track length3:02
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Fanfare II - Higglety. Scene 2 - Rhyme 2 (Rhoda, Jennie, Cat, Pig, Lion)

Track length2:35
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Higglety. Scene 3 - Rhyme 3 (Rhoda, Jennie, Cat, Pig)

Track length1:16
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Knussen: Where the Wild Things Are

Work length39:39
$11.90
$14.70
  • Lisa Saffer (soprano), David Wilson-Johnson (bass-baritone), Mary King (mezzo-soprano), Stephen Richardson (bass), Quentin Hayes (bass), Christopher Gillet (tenor)
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Oliver Knussen
  • Recorded: 1999-03
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 1, London

Overture

Track length1:32
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Max - Scherzino: "I'm Max! (Max)

Track length3:42
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Mama - Scherzo A "Sshh! Sshh!" (Max, Mama)

Track length3:05
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Scherzo A: Reprise

Track length0:55
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Max's Room - Pantom. / Ariette 1:"In the wildest woods" (Max)

Track length2:00
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Transformation / Arietta 2: "I jump and bump" (Max)

Track length2:43
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Sea Interlude

Track length3:17
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The Wild Things - Recit / Musica interna "It must be" (Max, Wild Things)

Track length4:14
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Coronation: "... Eat you up" (Wild Things, Max)

Track length3:03
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The Wild Rumpus: "Now stop!" (Max, Wild Things)

Track length5:15
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Max alone: "I dreamed that once" (Max)

Track length3:35
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Parting: "Fe...! Oh please don't go" (Wild Things)

Track length2:41
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Second Sea Interlude - "I was very far to" (Max, Mama)

Track length2:22
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Max's Room (Max)

Track length1:15
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