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Previn: Brief Encounter

Elizabeth Futral (Laura Jesson), Nathan Gunn (Alec Harvey), Kim Josephson (Fred Jesson)

Houston Grand Opera Orchestra, Patrick Summers

both appealing and frequently impressive...Somewhere between Puccini and Britten at their most intimate, it isn't wildly original, but it's entirely listenable...Elizabeth Futral's clear but... More…

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Contents

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 1 / Prolog

Work length2:10
$0.85
$1.05
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

Andantino amabile

Track length2:10
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 1 / Scene 1: The station refreshment room

Work length8:49
$0.85
$1.05
  • Robert Orth (bass (vocal)), Meredith Arwady (contralto), Alicia Gianni (soprano), Rebekah Camm (soprano), Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Nathan Gunn (bass (vocal))
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"Hullo - Hullo - Hullo!" ... "Quite the stranger"

Track length8:49
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 1 / Scene 2: A train compartment

Work length5:06
$0.85
$1.05
  • Rebekah Camm (soprano), Elizabeth Futral (soprano)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"He was very nice-looking" ... "This pain can't last"

Track length5:06
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 1 / Scene 3: The Jessons' sitting room

Work length7:52
$1.70
$2.10
  • Kim Josephson (baritone), Elizabeth Futral (soprano)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"Seven across"

Track length4:07
$0.85
$1.05

"Fred, Fred - dear Fred" ... "Never forget"

Track length3:45
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 1 / Interlude & Scene 4: The station refreshment room

Work length3:13
$0.85
$1.05
  • Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Meredith Arwady (contralto), Robert Orth (bass (vocal)), Nathan Gunn (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

Interlude ... "Please a glass of water" ..."Little bit of coal dust"

Track length3:13
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 1 / Scene 5: A Milford street and Eden Lock

Work length3:51
$0.85
$1.05
  • Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Nathan Gunn (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"It was a Thursday" ... "All my Thursdays were the same"

Track length3:51
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 1 / Scene 6: The Kardomah Café

Work length5:17
$0.85
$1.05
  • Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Nathan Gunn (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"Good Morning" ... "Are you alone?"

Track length5:17
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 1 / Interlude & Scene 7: Eden Lock

Work length2:27
$0.85
$1.05
  • Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Nathan Gunn (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

Interlude ... "We walked together up the river"

Track length2:27
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 1 / Scene 8: The station refreshment room and platform

Work length10:54
$2.55
$3.15
  • Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Adam Cioffari (baritone), Meredith Arwady (contralto), Alicia Gianni (soprano), Nathan Gunn (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"We walked back to the station" ... "This marriage lark"

Track length3:43
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"Doctors have dreams"

Track length4:07
$0.85
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"I watched his train" ... "Imagine"

Track length3:04
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 1 / Scene 9: The Jessons' sitting-room

Work length8:41
$0.85
$1.05
  • Kim Josephson (baritone), Elizabeth Futral (soprano), James J. Kee (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"Is that you Laura?" ... "A warning"

Track length8:41
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 1 / Scene 10: The station refreshment room and platform

Work length4:54
$2.55
$3.15
  • Meredith Arwady (contralto), Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Nathan Gunn (baritone), Robert Orth (bass (vocal)), Adam Cioffari (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"Albert Godby, how dare you?" ... "The liberty"

Track length1:22
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"I sat in the café, waiting"

Track length1:11
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$1.05

"My dear, my dear, I'm sorry" ... "Next Thursday?"

Track length2:21
$0.85
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Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 1 / Scene 11: An old boathouse by the river

Work length9:12
$1.70
$2.10
  • Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Nathan Gunn (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"The British have always been nice to mad people"

Track length1:35
$0.85
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"When I was a child"

Track length7:37
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Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 1 / Scene 12: The Jessons' bedroom

Work length6:19
$1.70
$2.10
  • Kim Josephson (baritone), Elizabeth Futral (soprano)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"Good evening, Mrs Jesson"

Track length2:16
$0.85
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"This is the face of a woman who lies"

Track length4:03
$0.85
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Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 2 / Entr'acte & Scene 1: Outside the hospital

Work length3:31
$0.85
$1.05
  • Nathan Gunn (baritone), Elizabeth Futral (soprano)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

Entr'acte ... "Five minutes"

Track length3:31
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Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 2 / Scene 2: The dining room of the Royal Hotel

Work length4:43
$0.85
$1.05
  • Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Nathan Gunn (baritone), Jamie Barton (soprano), Faith Sherman (soprano)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"He took me to lunch"

Track length4:43
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 2 / Scene 3: Eden Lock

Work length1:35
$0.85
$1.05
  • Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Nathan Gunn (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"We stood on the bridge at Eden Lock"

Track length1:35
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 2 / Scene 4: The station platform

Work length3:01
$0.85
$1.05
  • Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Nathan Gunn (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"That's your train" ... "Come with me"

Track length3:01
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 2 / Scene 5: The Jessons' sittting-room

Work length3:02
$0.85
$1.05
  • Kim Josephson (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"14 down, 6 letters" ... "Without you there's nothing"

Track length3:02
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 2 / Scene 6: The station refreshment room

Work length12:26
$1.70
$2.10
  • Adam Cioffari (baritone), Alicia Gianni (soprano), Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Nathan Gunn (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"Hallo!" "This is the face of the woman I love"

Track length7:09
$0.85
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"Promise me, however unhappy your are"

Track length5:17
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Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 2 / Scene 7: The Jessons' sitting-room

Work length3:45
$0.85
$1.05
  • Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Nathan Gunn (baritone), Kim Josephson (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"A woman is sitting in a quiet room"

Track length3:45
$0.85
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Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 2 / Scene 8: The station refreshment room

Work length6:17
$0.85
$1.05
  • Robert Orth (bass (vocal)), Meredith Arwady (contralto), Rebekah Camm (soprano), Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Nathan Gunn (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"Aren't you going to offer me another cup of tea?" ... "Time and tide"

Track length6:17
$0.85
$1.05

Previn: Brief Encounter / Act 2 / Scene 9: The Jessons' sitting-room

Work length5:40
$0.85
$1.05
  • Elizabeth Futral (soprano), Kim Josephson (baritone), Nathan Gunn (baritone)
  • Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
  • Patrick Summers
  • Recorded: 2009-05
  • Recording Venue: Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center, Houston

"Fred, Fred, oh, Fred" ... "To the end of my days"

Track length5:40
$0.85
$1.05