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Szymanowski: Król Roger & Symphony No. 4

Thomas Hampson, Elzbieta Szmytka, Ryszard Minkiewicz, Philip Langridge, Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle

King Roger is a ravishingly beautiful opera, but a very fragile one. With a shrill soprano or a less than ideally cast tenor it would be fatally flawed. Minkiewicz's Dionysiac Shepherd betrays... More…

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Contents

Szymanowski: Król Roger

Work length1:27:12
$26.00
$33.80
  • Philip Langridge (tenor), Robert Gierlach (bass), Lisa Milne (soprano), Ryszard Minkiewicz (tenor), Thomas Hampson (bass-baritone), Jadwige Rappe (vocals), Andrew Burden (tenor), Adrian Partington (director), Elzbieta Szmytka (soprano), Jadwiga Rappé (alto), Jadwiga Rappé (contralto)
  • Simon Halsey, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1998-07-25
  • Recording Venue: 21-25 July 1998, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Hagios! Hagios! (Chorus / Youth Chorus / Archbishop)

Track length2:41
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Boze poblogoslaw (Chorus / Youth Chorus / Solo Tenor / Archbishop / Deaconess)

Track length2:28
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$1.30

Czys slyszal? (King Roger / Edrisi / Archbishop / Chorus / Deaconess / Roxana / Youth Chorus)

Track length4:23
$1.00
$1.30

Oto bluznierca! (Chorus / King Roger / Shepherd / Deaconess / Archbishop / Roxana)

Track length1:20
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$1.30

Mój Bóg jest piekny (Shepherd / Chorus)

Track length4:18
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Wjego usmiechu! (Roxana / King Roger / Shepherd / Deaconess / Archbishop / Edrisi)

Track length3:55
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$1.30

Niech odejdzie Pasterz (King Roger / Chorus / Roxana / Shepherd / Solo Tenor)

Track length5:37
$1.00
$1.30

Start

Track length1:56
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Niepokój bladych gwiazd (King Roger / Chorus / Edrisi)

Track length5:22
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A / Roxana! jej spiew! (King Roger / Roxana / Edrisi / Chorus)

Track length4:18
$1.00
$1.30

Ktos mglisty przeszedl (King Roger / Edrisi / Chorus / Shepherd)

Track length1:14
$1.00
$1.30

Vivace. Allegramente. - O przychodze sam (Shepherd / King Roger)

Track length5:04
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$1.30

A A uspij swoj lek (Roxana / Shepherd / King Roger / Edrisi)

Track length3:05
$1.00
$1.30

Tajemmych glebin (Shepherd)

Track length2:37
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$1.30

Shepherd's Dance

Track length1:43
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Roxana's entrance - W Radosnym (Chorus / Roxana / Shepherd / King Roger)

Track length2:09
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Kto smie mój czar (Shepherd / Roxana / Chorus)

Track length2:15
$1.00
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Sluchajcie (Shepherd / Roxana / Chorus / King Roger / Edrisi)

Track length5:34
$1.00
$1.30

Appendix: Roxana's Aria [with concert ending] - A / Roxana! jej spiew! (King Roger / Roxana / Edrisi / Chorus)

Track length4:49
$1.00
$1.30

Start (introduction)

Track length1:57
$1.00
$1.30

Wokól martwota (King Roger / Edrisi)

Track length4:36
$1.00
$1.30

Rogerze! Rogerze! (Roxana / Edrisi / King Roger / Chorus / Solo Soprano / Solo Soprano)

Track length1:34
$1.00
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Nasad, nasad (Chorus / King Roger / Shepherd / Edrisi / Roxana)

Track length5:46
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Syc ofiarny wartky plomien! (Roxana / King Roger / Shepherd / Chorus / Edrisi)

Track length4:19
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Edrisi, juz swit! (King Roger)

Track length1:36
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Slonce! Slonce! (King Roger)

Track length2:36
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Szymanowski: Symphony No. 4, Op. 60 (Sinfonia Concertante)

Work length24:36
$3.00
$3.90
  • Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1996-10-12
  • Recording Venue: 11 & 12 October 1996, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Moderato, Tempo comodo

Track length9:50
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Andante molto sostenuto

Track length8:15
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Allegro non troppo, ma agitato ad ansioso

Track length6:31
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$1.30