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Martinů: The Epic of Gilgamesh

Lucy Crowe (soprano), Andrew Staples (tenor), Derek Welton (bass-baritone), Jan Martiník (bass), Simon Callow (narrator)

Czech Philharmonic Prague, Philharmonic Choir Vasilek, Manfred Honeck

All life is here in compressed mastery. Idiomatically conducted by Manfred Honeck and vividly recorded live in Prague’s Rudolfinum, this is the definitive performance of a 20th-century choral... More…
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Martinů: The Epic of Gilgamesh

Work length51:08
  • Lucy Crowe, Jan Martiník, Simon Callow, Derek Welton, Andrew Staples
  • Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Prague Philharmonic Choir
  • Manfred Honeck, Lukáš Vasilek

I. Gilgamesh - Tablets 1, 2

Track length17:08

II. The Death of Enkidu Gilgamesh - Tablets 7, 8, 10

Track length17:13

III. Invocation Gilgamesh - Tablet 12

Track length16:47