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Strauss: Ariadne on Naxos

Sung in English: translation by Christopher Cowell

Christine Brewer (Ariadne/Prima Donna), Robert Dean Smith (Bacchus/The Tenor), Gillian Keith (Zerbinetta), Stephen Fry (Major-Domo), Alan Opie (Music Master), John Graham-Hall (Dancing Master/Scaramuccio), Roderick Williams (Harlequin), Matthew Rose (Truffaldino), Wynne Evans (Brighella), Paul Keohone...

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Contents

Strauss, R: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Op. 60

Work length35:20
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  • David Watkin (cello), Catriona Beveridge (piano), Bradley Creswick (violin)
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
  • Richard Armstrong

I. Ouverture (Jourdain - der Burger)

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II. Menuett

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III. Der Fechtmeister

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IV. Auftritt und Tanz der Schneider

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V. Das Menuett des Lully

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VI. Courante

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VII. Aufritt des Cleonte

Track length4:22
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VIII. Vorspiel zum II. Aufzug (Intermezzo)

Track length3:10
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IX. Das Diner: Tafelmusik

Track length10:18
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Hofmannsthal: Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60, TrV 228a (Sung in English)

Work length1:57:24
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  • Christine Brewer (soprano), Alan Opie (baritone), Gillian Keith (soprano), Paul Keohone (bass), Wynne Evans (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Robert Dean Smith (tenor), Matthew Rose (bass), Anita Watson (soprano), Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo-soprano), John Graham Hall (tenor), Dean Robinson (bass), Stephen Fry (narrator), Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano), Gail Pearson (soprano), Declan McCusker (tenor)
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
  • Richard Armstrong

The Prologue: Orchestral Introduction

Track length2:23
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The Prologue: My good Major-Domo (Music Master, Major-Domo)

Track length3:13
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The Prologue: This dressing room is given to mam'zelle Zerbinetta (Footman, Officer, Composer, Tenor, Wigmaker, Zerbinetta, Prima Donna, Music Master, Dancing Master)

Track length5:41
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The Prologue: I can show them the secrets of the universe (Composer, Music Master)

Track length3:09
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The Prologue: Fellow actors, dearest of friends' (Zerbinetta, Composer, Music Master, Prima Donna, Dancing Master)

Track length3:08
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The Prologue: The company's rising from table (Footman, Music Master, Major-Domo, Prima Donna, Dancing Master, Tenor, Zerbinetta, Composer)

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The Prologue: I'm staggered - how unexpected! (Music Master, Composer, Dancing Master, Tenor, Prima Donna, Zerbinetta)

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The Prologue: She takes him for the God of Death (Composer, Zerbinetta)

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The Prologue: A moment means nothing (Zerbinetta, Composer)

Track length4:06
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The Prologue: The stage awaits you (Music Master, Prima Donna, Composer)

Track length4:40
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The Opera: Overture

Track length3:39
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The Opera: Sleeping? (Naiad, Dryad, Echo)

Track length3:50
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The Opera: Ah! (Ariadne, Echo, Harlequin, Zerbinetta, Truffaldino)

Track length2:51
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The Opera: A golden time was Theseus-Ariadne (Ariadne, Naiad, Dryad, Echo, Harlequin, Zerbinetta, Scaramuccio, Truffaldino)

Track length6:41
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The Opera: Loving, hating, hoping, fearing (Harlequin, Echo, Zerbinetta)

Track length2:03
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The Opera: There is a land, a world untainted (Ariadne)

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The Opera: The lady, we are sad to see (Brighella, Scaramuccio, Harlequin, Truffaldino, Zerbinetta)

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The Opera: Your gracious Royal Highness (Zerbinetta)

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The Opera: The moment I think I'm true to one lover (Zerbinetta)

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The Opera: Quite a sermon, but a waste of effort (Harlequin, Zerbinetta, Brighella, Scaramuccio, Truffaldino)

Track length1:28
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The Opera: To console a stubborn woman (Brighella, Scaramuccio, Harlequin, Truffaldino, Zerbinetta)

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The Opera: A shining marvel, a youthful God! (Dryad, Naiad, Echo)

Track length4:22
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The Opera: Circe, Circe can you still hear me? (Bacchus, Ariadne, Naiad, Dryad, Echo)

Track length4:57
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The Opera: Theseus! (Ariadne, Bacchus)

Track length4:26
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The Opera: Me? Can you be sure? (Bacchus, Ariadne)

Track length9:09
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The Opera: Shall we not pass over? (Ariadne, Bacchus, Naiad, Dryad, Echo, Zerbinetta)

Track length7:25
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