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Barber: Vanessa

Susan Graham, Christine Brewer, William Burden, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Neal Davies

BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin

Gian Carlo Menotti took as his starting-point for the libretto of Vanessa the atmosphere of Isak Dinesen's Seven Gothic Tales. His story is original, but the ideas that fired him can be found... More…

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Contents

 Excerpt, Barber: Vanessa

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  • Christine Brewer (soprano), Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), William Burden (tenor), Neal Davies (baritone), Simon Birchall (bass), Stephen Charlesworth (bass)
  • BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Leonard Slatkin

Introduction

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Barber: Vanessa, Op. 32, Act I Scene 1

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  • Christine Brewer (soprano), Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), William Burden (tenor), Neal Davies (baritone), Simon Birchall (bass), Stephen Charlesworth (bass)
  • BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Leonard Slatkin

Potage creme aux perles (Erika)

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No, I cannot understand why… (Vanessa)

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Must the winter come so soon? (Erika)

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Listen!… They Are here (Erika)

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Do not utter a word, Anatol (Vanessa)

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Yes, I believe I shall love you (Anatol)

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Who Are you? (Erika)

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Barber: Vanessa, Op. 32, Act I Scene 2

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  • Christine Brewer (soprano), Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), William Burden (tenor), Neal Davies (baritone), Simon Birchall (bass), Stephen Charlesworth (bass)
  • BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Leonard Slatkin

And then? (Baroness)

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No, you Are not as good a skater… (Vanessa)

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Under the willow tree (Doctor)

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Erika, I am so happy (Vanessa)

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Did you hear her? (Erika)

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Help, help! Save me from their talk (Anatol)

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Outside This house the world has changed (Anatol)

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Hurry now! (Vanessa)

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In Morning light let us rejoice (Chorus)

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Barber: Vanessa, Op. 32, Act II

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  • Christine Brewer (soprano), Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), William Burden (tenor), Neal Davies (baritone), Simon Birchall (bass), Stephen Charlesworth (bass)
  • BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Leonard Slatkin

The Count and Countess d'Albany (Major-domo)

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I should never have been a doctor (Doctor)

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Here you Are! (Vanessa)

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At last I've found you (Anatol)

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Love has a bitter core, Vanessa (Anatol)

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Nothing to worry about (Doctor)

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Barber: Vanessa, Op. 32, Act III Scene 1

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  • Christine Brewer (soprano), Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), William Burden (tenor), Neal Davies (baritone), Simon Birchall (bass), Stephen Charlesworth (bass)
  • BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Leonard Slatkin

Why did no one warn me? (Vanessa)

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Why must the greatest sorrows come (Vanessa)

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There, look! (Doctor)

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On the path to the lake (Anatol)

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Anatol, tell me the truth! (Vanessa)

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Grandmother! (Erika)

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Barber: Vanessa, Op. 32, Act III

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  • Christine Brewer (soprano), Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), William Burden (tenor), Neal Davies (baritone), Simon Birchall (bass), Stephen Charlesworth (bass)
  • BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Leonard Slatkin

Intermezzo

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Barber: Vanessa, Op. 32, Act III Scene 2

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  • Christine Brewer (soprano), Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), William Burden (tenor), Neal Davies (baritone), Simon Birchall (bass), Stephen Charlesworth (bass)
  • BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Leonard Slatkin

By the time we arrive in Paris (Anatol)

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For every love there Is a last farewell (Doctor)

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And you, my friend (Vanessa)

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Erika, before I leave, you must tell me (Vanessa)

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To leave, to break, to find, to keep (Vanessa)

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Goodbye, be happy, Aunt Vanessa (Erika)

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No, I must never say That name again (Erika)

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