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 Offer,Birtwistle: The Mask of Orpheus

BBC Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Singers, Andrew Davis and Martyn Brabbins

Birtwistle's opera is about the Orpheus myth, but the familiar story has been fragmented. Each of the principal characters is represented by two singers and a (silent) dancer, and much of what... More…

3 CDs

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Contents

Birtwistle: The Mask of Orpheus

Work length2:41:45

Act I: Parados

Track length2:11

Act I Scene 1: the First Poem of Reminiscence

Track length9:12

Act I Scene I: First Act of Love - First Duet of Love

Track length3:34

Act I Scene 1: First Passing Cloud

Track length2:40

Act I Scene 1: First Structure of Decision

Track length1:31

Act I Scene 1: First Ceremony

Track length2:03

Act I Scene 1: First Love Duet

Track length2:48

Act I Scene 1: First Song of Magic

Track length2:34

Act I Scene 1: First Immortal Dance

Track length3:02

Act I Scene 2: First Cry of Memory

Track length3:18

Act I Scene 2: Second Passing Cloud

Track length3:46

Act I Scene 2: Second Act of Love

Track length3:57

Act I Scene 2: First Allegorical Flower of Reason

Track length3:42

Act I Scene 2: First Look of Loneliness

Track length5:19

Act I Scene 3: First Time Shift - First Human Lie

Track length1:30

Act I Scene 3: First Whisper of Change (a)

Track length0:45

Act I Scene 3: Second Ceremony - First Exchange

Track length2:05

Act I Scene 3: First Song of Failure

Track length2:35

Act I Scene 3: Second Immortal Dance

Track length0:59

Act I Scene 3: First Hysterical Aria (a)

Track length1:03

Act I Scene 3: Second Statement of Reason

Track length2:04

Act I Scene 3: First Hysterical Aria (b)

Track length0:35

Act I Scene 3: First Magic Formula

Track length1:49

Act I Scene 3: First Hysterical Aria (c)

Track length0:46

Act I Scene 3: First Shout of Gratitude

Track length3:27

Act II Scene 1: Second Time Shift - Second Love Duet

Track length4:18

Act II Scene 1: First Whisper of Change (b)

Track length0:49

Act II Scene 1: 1st Arch

Track length2:56

Act II Scene 1: 2nd Arch

Track length2:15

Act II Scene 1: 3rd Arch

Track length2:15

Act II Scene 1: 4th Arch

Track length2:20

Act II Scene 1: 5th Arch

Track length2:08

Act II Scene 1: 6th Arch

Track length2:14

Act II Scene 1: 7th Arch

Track length1:43

Act II Scene 1: 8th Arch

Track length2:04

Act II Scene 1: 9th Arch

Track length2:52

Act II Scene 2: 10th Arch

Track length2:04

Act II Scene 2: 11th Arch

Track length2:04

Act II Scene 2: 12th Arch

Track length1:42

Act II Scene 2: 13th Arch

Track length1:50

Act II Scene 2: 14th Arch

Track length1:51

Act II Scene 2: 15th Arch

Track length2:27

Act II Scene 3: 16th Arch

Track length1:43

Act II Scene 3: 17th Arch

Track length3:48

Act II Scene 3: Second Allegorical Flower of Reason

Track length3:27

Act II Scene 3: First Terrible Death - Second Whisper of Change

Track length1:22

Act III Scene 1: Third Time Shift

Track length3:32

Act III Scene 1: Third Whisper of Change

Track length1:03

Act III Scene 2: Third Dream

Track length2:38

Act III Scene 2: Third Allegorical Flower of Reason

Track length3:26

Act III Scene 2: Third Song of Magic (a)

Track length0:30

Act III Scene 2: Euridice Puppet - Euridice Singer

Track length2:27

Act III Scene 3: Third Song of Magic (b)

Track length1:04

Act III Scene 3: Third Spoken Argument

Track length1:38

Act III Scene 3: Third Song of Magic (c)

Track length1:07

Act III Scene 3: Third Sentence of Teaching

Track length1:44

Act III Scene 3: Third Terrible Death

Track length1:19

Act III Scene 3: Third Song of Magic (d)

Track length1:08

Act III Scene 3: Third Ceremony

Track length2:29

Act III Scene 3: Third Song of Magic (e)

Track length1:31

Act III Scene 3: Third Love Duet

Track length1:48

Act III Scene 3: Third Song of Magic (f)

Track length1:53

Act III Scene 3: Third Hysterical Aria

Track length3:47

Act III Scene 3: Third Passing Cloud

Track length3:04

Act III Scene 3: Third Immortal Dance

Track length3:14

Act III Scene 3: Exodos

Track length6:56