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 New,  Offer,Gerhard: The Plague, Walton: Façade & Stravinsky: The Soldier's Tale

National Symphony Orchestra Chorus, National Symphony Orchestra Washington, Antal Dorati, London Sinfonietta, Sir William Walton, Argo Chamber Ensemble, Gennady Zalkowitsch

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Contents

Gerhard: The Plague

Work length44:05
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  • Alec McCowen (narrator)
  • National Symphony Orchestra Chorus, National Symphony Orchestra Washington
  • Antal Dorati
  • Recorded: 1973-05-11
  • Recording Venue: Constitution Hall, Washington D.C.

"Oran! Town without any trees or gardens"

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"They're coming out, good and proper..Next morning, on my round of visits"

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"On the fourth day"

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"By dint of perseverance"

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"So they got alarmed, at last"

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"The mother greeted me"

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"During all that summer"

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"The boy had been put in a small ward"

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"The're coming out again! The rats!...The official communiqués"

Track length6:22
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Walton: Façade - An Entertainment

Work length38:50
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  • Peggy Ashcroft (narrator), Paul Scofield (narrator)
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Sir William Walton
  • Recorded: 1969-05
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road Studios, London

1. Fanfare; Hornpipe

Track length1:47
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2. En famille

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3. Mariner Man

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4. Long Steel Grass

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5. Through Gilded Trellises

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6. Tango - Pasadoble

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7. Lullaby for Jumbo

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8. Black Mrs. Behemoth

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9. Tarantella

Track length1:25
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10. A Man from a Far Countree

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11. By the Lake

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12. Country Dance

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13. Polka

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14. Four in the Morning

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15. Something Lies Beyond the Scene

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16. Valse

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17. Jodelling Song

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18. Scotch Rhapsody

Track length1:12
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19. Popular Song

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20. Fox-trot "Old Sir Faulk"

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21. Sir Beelzebub

Track length1:18
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Stravinsky: L'Histoire du Soldat

Work length1:00:01
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  • Glenda Jackson (narrator), Rudolf Nureyev (narrator), Michael MacLiammoir (narrator), Tristan Fry (percussion), Alfred Flaszynski (trombone), Grahame Whiting (cornet), John Price (bassoon), Gervase de Peyer (clarinet), Erich Gruenberg (violin), Gary Brennan (double bass)
  • Argo Chamber Ensemble
  • Gennady Zalkowitsch
  • Recorded: 1975-09-05
  • Recording Venue: Tollington Park, London

The Soldier's March - "Through the rugged countryside"

Track length1:45
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"No one about"

Track length1:25
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Music for Scene 1: Airs by a stream - "While the soldier's been playing"

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"Your violin - give it me"

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The Soldier's March - "Down the street where he was born"

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"It's over, at last I'm home"

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Music for Scene 2: Pastorale

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"Ah, villain, black-hearted knave"

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Music for the end of Scene 2

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"He set about reading the book"

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Airs by a stream - "The things of summer"

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"The poor have everything"

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Music for Scene 3: Airs by a stream

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The Soldier's March - "Through the rugged countryside"

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"Now the scene changes to another country full of strangers"

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The Royal March

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"The music struck up, the king himself received me"

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The Little Concert - "Princess, now please rest assured"

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"The bedchamber, where the Princess lies pale and unmoving" - Tango - "The Princess opens her eyes"

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"The Princess dances" - Valse

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"The Princess smiles" - Ragtime

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"The Devil himself has entered"

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The Devil's Dance - "The Devil dances"

Track length1:22
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Little Chorale

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The Devil's song - "You may think that you have won"

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Great Chorale - "Don't try to add to what you now have"

Track length4:05
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Triumphal March of the Devil - "You can't have everything"

Track length2:06
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