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 Offer,Weir: A Night at the Chinese Opera

Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott

2 CDs

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Contents

Weir: A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act I

32:59
  • Timothy Robinson (tenor), Michael Chance (counter-tenor), Michael George (bass), Gwion Thomas (baritone), Adey Grummet (soprano), Frances McCafferty (mezzo-soprano), Adrian Thompson (tenor), Frances Lynch (soprano), Karl Daymond (baritone)
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
  • Andrew Parrott

Act I Scene 1: Black night, cool breeze (Nightwatchman)

4:12

Act I Scene 1: Aubade (Military Governor, Soldier)

2:33

Act I Scene 2: An account of the Tat'ien mountains (Chao Lin, Mrs. Chin, Little Moon, Old P'eng, Miltary Governor)

7:15

Act I Scene 2: Mrs Chin's Peroration (Mrs. Chin)

1:26

Act I Scene 3: Kite, in moto perpetuo

3:40

Act I Scene 4: Aria, with rising floodwaters (Chao Lin)

4:58

Act I Scene 5: Chansonette

1:46

Act I Scene 5: Seven-part Motet (Chao Lin, Soldier)

3:22

Act I Scene 6: Finale (Nightwatchman, Old P'eng, Mrs. Chin)

3:47

A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act II

56:54

Act II: A Performance - The Wedge (or Prelude) (General Tu-an-Ku, Chao's Wife, Chao Lin)

4:36

Act II: A Performance - First Act of the Orphan (General Tu-an-Ku, Chao's Wife, Ch'eng Ying)

7:21

Act II: A Performance - Second Act of the Orphan (Kung-Sun Ch'u-Chiu, Ch'eng Ying, General Tu-an-Ku)

5:56

Act II: A Performance - Third Act of the Orphan (General Tu-an-Ku, Immortal T'ai Po, Orphan of Chao)

6:58

Act II: A Performance - Fourth Act of the Orphan (General Tu-an-Ku)

0:58

Act II: Coda: Eathquake (Fireman, Soldier)

2:36

Act II: A Performance - The Wedge (or Prelude) (General Tu-an-Ku, Chao's Wife, Chao Lin)

4:36

Act II: A Performance - First Act of the Orphan (General Tu-an-Ku, Chao's Wife, Ch'eng Ying)

7:22

Act II: A Performance - Second Act of the Orphan (Kung-Sun Ch'u-Chiu, Ch'eng Ying, General Tu-an-Ku)

5:57

Act II: A Performance - Third Act of the Orphan (General Tu-an-Ku, Immortal T'ai Po, Orphan of Chao)

6:59

Act II: A Performance - Fourth Act of the Orphan (General Tu-an-Ku)

0:58

Act II: Coda: Eathquake (Fireman, Soldier)

2:37

A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act III

1:03:02

Act III: Introduction: Recitativo: Il Gran Cane ha fatto (Marco Polo)

1:49

Act III Scene 1: Prisoners' Chorus (Actors, Chao Lin)

6:43

Act III Scene 2: Misterioso (Old Crone, Chao Lin)

4:30

Act III Scene 3: The Ascent (Chao Lin)

2:24

Act III Scene 4: The blue sky! (Chao Lin, Old Mountain Dweller)

4:56

Act III Scene 5: Nocturne (Soldier, Governor)

4:47

Act III Scene 6: Make a right heel (Actors, Governor)

6:20

Act III: Introduction: Recitativo: Il Gran Cane ha fatto (Marco Polo)

1:50

Act III Scene 1: Prisoners' Chorus (Actors, Chao Lin)

6:44

Act III Scene 2: Misterioso (Old Crone, Chao Lin)

4:30

Act III Scene 3: The Ascent (Chao Lin)

2:24

Act III Scene 4: The blue sky! (Chao Lin, Old Mountain Dweller)

4:57

Act III Scene 5: Nocturne (Soldier, Governor)

4:48

Act III Scene 6: Make a right heel (Actors, Governor)

6:20
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