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 Offer,Bantock: Omar Khayyám

Sarah Walker (contralto), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) & Brian Raynor Cook (baritone), Johanna Peters (contralto)

BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Norman Del Mar

This 1979 revival…is complete, and much livelier [than Handley’s performance] with equally fine soloists…it’s well coupled with other less rare Bantock, especially Fifine at the Fair, based on... More…

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Contents

Bantock: Omar Khayyám

Work length2:52:22
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$48.00
  • Sarah Walker, Brian Rayner Cook, Anthony Rolfe Johnson
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers
  • Norman Del Mar
  • Recorded: 7 August 1968

Pt. 1: Prelude

Track length6:19
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Pt. 1, Quantrains 1-3: "Wake! For The Sun, Who Scattered Into Flight

Track length6:13
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Pt. 1, Quantrains 4-8: "Now The New Year Reviving Old Desires"

Track length7:33
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Pt. 1, Quantrains 9-12: "Each Morn A Thousand Roses Brings You Say"

Track length8:27
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Pt. 1, Quantrains 13-18: "Some For The Glories Of The World; And Some"

Track length9:14
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Pt. 1, Quantrains 19-24: "I Sometimes Think That Never Blows Red"

Track length7:15
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Pt. 1, Quantrains 25-33: "Alike For Those Who For To-day Prepare"

Track length10:16
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Pt. 1, Quantrains 34-39: "Then Of THEE IN ME Who Works Behind"

Track length7:36
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Pt. 1, Quantrains 40-47: "As Then The Tulips For Her Morning Sup

Track length10:07
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Pt. 1, Interlude - Quantrains 48: "A Moment's Halt, A Momentary Taste"

Track length9:56
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Pt. 1, Quantrains 49-54: "Would You That Spangle Of Existence Spend

Track length10:48
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Pt. 2: Interlude

Track length2:45
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Pt. 2, Quantrains 55-60: "You Know, My Friends, With What A Brave Carouse"

Track length7:32
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Pt. 2, Quantrains 61-65: "Why, Be This Juice The Growth Of God, Who Dare"

Track length6:57
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Pt. 2, Quantrains 66-70: "I Sent My Soul Through The Invisible"

Track length9:21
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Pt. 2, Quantrains 71-77: "The Moving Finger Writes; And, Having Write"

Track length6:55
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Pt. 2, Quantrains 78-81: "What! Out Of Sensless Nothing To Provoke"

Track length7:21
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Pt. 3, Introduction: "The Fast of Ramazán"

Track length6:34
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Pt. 3, Quantrains 82-90: "As Under Cover Of Departing Day"

Track length10:17
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Pt. 3, Quantrains 91-95: "Ah, With The Grape My Fading Life Provide"

Track length6:02
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Pt. 3, Quantrains 96-99: "Yet Ah, That Spring Should Vanish With The Rose!"

Track length8:12
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Pt. 3, Quantrains 100-101: "Yom Rising Moon That Looks For Us Again"

Track length6:42
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Bantock: Fifine at the Fair - A Defence of Inconstancy

Work length30:14
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  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers
  • Norman Del Mar
  • Recorded: 7 August 1968

Bantock: Sappho

Work length42:52
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  • Johanna Peters
  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers
  • Norman Del Mar
  • Recorded: 7 August 1968

Prelude

Track length10:14
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Fragment I. "Hymn To Aphrodite, Daughter Of Zeus"

Track length8:03
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Fragment II. "I Loved Thee Once, Atthis, Long Ago"

Track length6:51
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Fragment III. "Evening Song"

Track length2:04
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Fragment V. "The Moon Has Set"

Track length6:05
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Fragment VI. "Peer Of Gods He Seems"

Track length4:03
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Fragment IX. "Muse Of The Golden Throne"

Track length5:32
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Bantock: The Pierrot Of The Minute

Work length11:26
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  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Norman Del Mar
  • Recorded: 7 August 1968