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 Offer,Britten: The Rape of Lucretia

Jean Rigby (Lucretia), Nigel Robson (Male Chorus), Catherine Pierard (Female Chorus), Donald Maxwell (Tarquinius), Alastair Miles (Collatinus), Alan Opie (Junius), Patricia Rozario (Lucia), Ameral Gunson (Bianca)

City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox

Jean Rigby may lack the warmth of Janet Baker, but she gains from having a younger-sounding voice. Equally, the timbre of Nigel Robson as the Male Chorus, rather darker than Peter Pears's, adds... More…

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Britten: The Rape of Lucretia

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  • City of London Sinfonia
  • Richard Hickox
  • Patricia Rozario (soprano), Alan Opie (baritone), Donald Maxwell (baritone), Jean Rigby (contralto), Alastair Miles (bass), Nigel Robson (tenor), Ameral Gunson (mezzo-soprano), Catherine Pierard (soprano)

Act I Scene 1: Rome is now ruled by the Etruscan upstart … (Male Chorus)

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Act I Scene 1: Here the thirsty ev'ening has drunk the wine of light … (Male Chorus)

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Act I Scene 1: Who reaches heaven first is the best philosopher (Collatinus)

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Act I Scene 1: Good night, Tarquinius! (Junius)

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Act I Interlude: Tarquiius does not wait for his servant to wake (Male Chorus)

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Act I Scene 2: Lucretia! (Junius)

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Act I Scene 2: Listen! I heard a knock. Somebody is at the gate … (Lucretia)

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Act I Scene 2: Time turns upon the hands of women … (Female Chorus)

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Act I Scene 2: None of the women move. It is too late for a messenger … (Female Chorus)

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Act II Scene 1: The prosperity of the Etruscans was due to the richness … (Female Chorus)

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Act II Scene 1: She sleeps as a rose upon the night … (Female Chorus)

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Act II Scene 1: When Tarquinius desires, then Tarquinius will dare … (Tarquinius)

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Act II Scene 1: Within this frail crucible of light … (Tarquinius)

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Act II Scene 1: Lucretia! (Tarquinius)

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Act II Interlude: Here in this scene you see Virtue assailed by sin … (Female Chorus, Male Chorus)

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Act II Scene 2: O what a lovely day … (Lucia)

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Act II Scene 2: Hush! Here she comes! (Bianca)

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Act II Scene 2: Flowers bring to ev'ry year the same perfection … (Luceretia)

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Act II Scene 2: Lucretia! Lucretia! O never again must we two dare to part … (Collatinus)

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Act II Scene 2: This dead hand lets fall all that my heart held when full … (Collatinus)

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Act II Scene 2: Is it all? Is all this suffering and pain, is this in vain? (Female Chorus)

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