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 New,Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage

Robert Murray (Mark), Rachel Nicholls (Jenifer), Ashley Riches (King Fisher), Jennifer France (Bella), Toby Spence (Jack), Claire Barnett-Jones (Sosostris), Susan Bickley (She-Ancient), Joshua Bloom (He-Ancient), London Philharmonic Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Edward Gardner

Unexpectedly, it’s the second pair of lovers, Bella and Jack, admirably sung by Jennifer France and Toby Spence, who capture your ear...It’s the villain who almost steals the show. Ashley Riches... More…

3 CDs

$38.00

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Contents

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act I Scene 1

Work length4:59
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, English National Opera Chorus

Start

Track length3:49

What's that? Surely music?

Track length1:10

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act I Scene 2

Work length5:57
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Robert Murray, Susan Bickley, Joshua Bloom

Start

Track length1:29

Stop! Stop, stop!

Track length3:40

Alla marcia. Andante

Track length0:48

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act I Scene 3: Mark, Chorus

Work length4:34
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, English National Opera Chorus, Robert Murray

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act I Scene 4: Mark, Jenifer, Chorus

Work length7:05
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, English National Opera Chorus, Robert Murray, Rachel Nicholls, Ashley Riches

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act I Scene 5: King Fisher, Bella, Chorus, Ancients

Work length4:47
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, English National Opera Chorus, Ashley Riches, Jennifer France, Susan Bickley, Joshua Bloom

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act I Scene 6

Work length4:40
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, English National Opera Chorus, Ashley Riches

Start

Track length2:49

So you, so you, so you're the company my daughter keeps

Track length1:51

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act I Scene 7: King Fisher, Jack, Bella, Chorus, Sosostris

Work length8:28
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, English National Opera Chorus, Ashley Riches, Jennifer France, Toby Spence, Claire Barnett-Jones

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act I Scene 8

Work length22:36
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Robert Murray, London Philharmonic Choir, Rachel Nicholls, English National Opera Chorus, Ashley Riches, Susan Bickley, Joshua Bloom

Start

Track length1:10

Returning to the earth is cruel

Track length6:21

Is it so strange…

Track length6:10

You, you who were with me when she left me

Track length2:21

As stallions stamping the young men dance

Track length1:55

See by a heavenly magic…

Track length3:50

We are the laughing children

Track length0:49

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act II Pre-scene

Work length2:28
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir

Start

Track length1:47

Crying as they're flying and this is what they say

Track length0:41

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act II Scene 1

Work length7:52
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, Jennifer France, Toby Spence

Start

Track length5:04

I'll lay the baby to my breast and rock it

Track length1:36

Come within the shadow of the wood

Track length1:12

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act II Scene 2: Strephon, Dancers

Work length3:02
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act II 1st Dance: The Earth in Autumn

Work length4:07
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act II 2nd Dance: The Waters in Winter

Work length5:36
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act II 3rd Dance: The Air in Spring

Work length3:41
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act II Scene 3: Bella, Jack

Work length6:26
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jennifer France, Toby Spence

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act II Post-Scene: Chorus offstage

Work length1:20
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act III: Start

Work length0:54
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, English National Opera Chorus

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act III Scene 1: Chorus, Half-Tipsy Man, A Dancing Man, King Fisher

Work length3:49
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, English National Opera Chorus, Ashley Riches, John Findon, Paul Sheehan

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act III Scene 2: King Fisher, Chorus

Work length2:28
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, English National Opera Chorus, Ashley Riches

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act III Scene 3: King Fisher, Bella, Ancients

Work length3:19
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ashley Riches, Jennifer France, Susan Bickley, Joshua Bloom

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act III Scene 4: Chorus

Work length3:35
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, English National Opera Chorus

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act III Scene 5

Work length15:20
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, English National Opera Chorus, Claire Barnett-Jones, Ashley Riches

Start

Track length2:53

Who hopes to conjure with the world of dreams

Track length2:39

I alone, cannot consult myself

Track length3:56

You who consult me should never, [never,] doubt me

Track length3:28

I see a meadow, fragrant with flowers

Track length2:24

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act III Scene 6: King Fisher, Bella, Jack, Chorus, Sosostris

Work length5:24
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, English National Opera Chorus, Ashley Riches, Jennifer France, Toby Spence

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act III Scene 7: Ancients, King Fisher, Chorus

Work length3:33
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, English National Opera Chorus, Ashley Riches, Susan Bickley, Joshua Bloom

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act III Scene 8

Work length4:42
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, English National Opera Chorus, London Philharmonic Choir, Susan Bickley, Joshua Bloom, Robert Winslade Anderson, Sophie Goldrick

Start

Track length3:04

Poco meno mosso - Fire! Fire!

Track length1:38

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act III 4th Dance: Fire in Summer

Work length5:23
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, English National Opera Chorus, Robert Murray, Rachel Nicholls, Susan Bickley

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, Act III Scene 9

Work length12:04
  • Edward Gardner, London Philharmonic Orchestra, English National Opera Chorus, London Philharmonic Choir, Robert Murray, Rachel Nicholls, Jennifer France, Toby Spence, Claire Barnett-Jones, Susan Bickley, Joshua Bloom

Start

Track length2:23

O summer sun golden faced glorious globe

Track length1:36

Allegretto non troppo

Track length2:20

Jenifer, Jenifer, my darling

Track length1:53

Piu mosso alla breve - fall and are built again

Track length3:52