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 Offer,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…
  • The Times Records of the Year
    2017
  • Record Review
    4th November 2017
    Recording of the Week

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Contents

Martinů: The Epic of Gilgamesh

51:08
  • Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Prague Philharmonic Choir
  • Manfred Honeck, Lukáš Vasilek
  • Lucy Crowe, Jan Martiník, Simon Callow, Derek Welton, Andrew Staples

I. Gilgamesh - Tablets 1, 2

17:08

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

17:13

III. Invocation Gilgamesh - Tablet 12

16:47