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 Offer,Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel

Rebecca Evans (Gretel), Jennifer Larmore (Hansel), Jane Henschel (The Witch), Rosalind Plowright (Gertrude), Robert Hayward (Peter), Sarah Tynan (Dew Fairy), Diana Montague (Sandman), Sarah Coppen (Cuckoo)

Philharmonia Orchestra & New London Children’s Choir, Sir Charles Mackerras

What distinguishes this version is primarily the vigorous and large-scale conducting of Sir Charles Mackerras. More…
  • BBC Music Magazine
    August 2007
    Opera Choice
  • Gramophone Magazine
    September 2007
    Editor's Choice
  • Grammy Awards
    50th Awards (2007)
    Best Opera Recording

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Contents

Humperdinck: Hansel und Gretel (Sung in English)

Work length1:40:53
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  • Diana Montague (mezzo-soprano), Rosalind Plowright (mezzo-soprano), Rebecca Evans (soprano), Sarah Tynan (soprano), Robert Hayward (baritone), Jennifer Larmore (mezzo-soprano), Jane Henschel (mezzo-soprano), Sarah Coopen (soprano)
  • New London Children's Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Sir Charles Mackerras

Overture

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Act I: Goosey goosey gander, the mouse in the straw (Gretel, Hansel)

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Act I: Down with the dumps, out with the grumps (Gretel, Hansel)

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Act I: Little brother dance with me (Gretel, Hansel)

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Act I: Hansel! (Mother, Gretel, Hansel)

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Act I: My Jug all in bits (Mother)

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Act I: Ral-la-la-la, ral-la-la-la, light the fire (Father, Mother)

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Act I: But wait, say where are the children? (Father, Mother)

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Act I: But there's one, a crone, who lives alone (Father, Mother)

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Act I: Prelude to Act II: the Wiches' Ride

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Act II: A dwarf stood in the forest (Gretel, Hansel)

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Act II: Cuckoo, cuckoo (Cuckoo, Gretel, Hansel)

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Act II: Gretel, I think we've lost the way (Gretel, Hansel, voices)

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Act II: I am the little sandman (Sandman, Gretel, Hansel)

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Act II: Where each child lays down its head (Gretel, Hansel)

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Act II: Pantomime

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Act III: Introduction

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Act III: When dew drops on the daisy (Dew fairy, Gretel)

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Act III: I slept here? On a pine-tree bed! (Gretel, Hansel)

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Act III: Keep still! No sound! (Gretel, Hansel)

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Act III: Greedy little mousy, who's nibbling at my housey? (Witch, Gretel, Hansel)

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Act III: Hansel, don't be so greedy (Witch, Gretel, Hansel)

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Act III: Stop! Hocus pocus, witch's ground (Witch)

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Act III: Now Gretel, you're the sensible one (Witch, Gretel, Hansel)

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Act III: So hopp hopp hopp, galopp lopp lopp (Witch)

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Act III: Now wake up, it's time to eat (Witch, Gretel, Hansel)

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Act III: Horrah! Now that the witch is dead (Gretel, Hansel)

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Act III: The dead arise, but cannot see (Gingerbread Children, Gretel, Hansel, Father)

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Act III: Father! Mother! (Gretel, Hansel, Mother, Father, Gingerbread Children)

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