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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Benjamin Britten; E M Forster; Eric Crozier; Anthony Rolfe Johnson; Thomas Hampson; Eric Halfvarson; Kent Nagano; Herman Melville; Manchester Boys Choir.; Hallé Orchestra.; Hallé Choir.
|Language Note:||Sung in English.|
|Notes:||Opera in 4 acts.
Ed. recorded: Boosey & Hawkes.
"World première of the original version"--Container.
Program notes by Donald Mitchell and Philip Reed, synopsis, and libretto, all in English with French and German translations (203 p. : ill.) included.
|Credits:||Libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier, after the story by Herman Melville.|
|Performer(s):||Anthony Rolfe Johnson, tenor ; Thomas Hampson, baritone ; Eric Halvarson, bass; with supporting singers ; Manchester Boys Choir; Hallé Orchestra & Choir ; Kent Nagano, conductor.|
|Event notes:||Recorded live, May 25-31, 1997, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK.|
|Description:||2 sound discs (149 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Responsibility:||Britten ; [libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier, adapted from the story by Herman Melville].|