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 Offer,Vaughan Williams: Riders to the Sea

Ingrid Attrot (soprano), Lynne Dawson (soprano), Linda Finnie (mezzo-soprano), Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo-soprano) & Karl Daymond (baritone), Philip Dukes (viola)

Northern Sinfonia, The Sinfonia Chorus, Richard Hickox

A one-act opera based on the play of the same name, Riders to the Sea is a straightforward tragedy that pits helpless humans against the remorseless sea of Galway Bay. Richard Hickox leads the... More…
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Vaughan Williams: Riders to the Sea, Op. 1

41:47
  • Ingrid Attrot (soprano), Lynne Dawson (soprano), Linda Finnie (mezzo-soprano), Karl Daymond (baritone), Pamela Helen Stephen (soprano)
  • Northern Sinfonia, Sinfonia Chorus
  • Richard Hickox
  • Recorded: 23 and 24 March 1995
  • Recording Venue: St Nicholas Hospital, Gosforth, Newcastle

Act I: Where is she? (Nora, Cathleen)

5:50

Act I: Isn't it turf enough you have for this day and evening? (Maurya, Cathleen, Nora)

1:37

Act I: Where is the bit of new rope, Cathleen (Bartley, Cathleen, Nora, Maurya)

4:21

Act I: He's gone now, God spare us (Maurya, Cathleen, Nora)

3:11

Act I: Wait, Nora, maybe she'd turn back quickly (Cathleen, Nora)

4:07

Act I: You didn't give him his bit of bread? (Cathleen, Maurya)

2:59

Act I: I went down to the spring well (Maurya, Nora, Cathleen)

3:09

Act I: Bartley will be lost now (Maurya, Nora, Cathleen, Woman, Chorus)

5:18

Act I: They are all gone now (Maurya, Nora)

6:10

Act I: And may he have mercy on my soul (Maurya, Chorus)

5:05

Vaughan Williams: Household Music

17:13
  • Peter Francomb (horn)
  • Northern Sinfonia
  • Richard Hickox
  • Recorded: 23 and 24 March 1995
  • Recording Venue: St Nicholas Hospital, Gosforth, Newcastle

No. 1. Crug-Y-Bar: Fantasia

4:52

No. 2. St. Denio: Scherzo

3:19

No. 3. Aberystwyth: Variations

9:02

Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi

19:34
  • Philip Dukes (viola)
  • Sinfonia Chorus, Northern Sinfonia
  • Richard Hickox
  • Recorded: 23 and 24 March 1995
  • Recording Venue: St Nicholas Hospital, Gosforth, Newcastle

I. Sicut Lilium inter spinas (As the lily among thorns)

2:38

II. Jam enim hiems transiit (For, lo, the winter is past)

2:49

III. Quaesivi quem diligit anima mea (I sought him whom my soul loveth)

3:22

IV. En lectulum Salomonis sexaginta fortes ambiunt… (Behold his bed, which is Solomon's)

1:49

V. Revertere, revertere Sulamitis! (Return, return, O Shulamite!)

3:02

VI. Pone me ut signaculum super cor tuum (Set me as a seal upon thine heart)

5:54
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