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The mask of Orpheus

Author: Harrison BirtwistlePeter ZinovieffBarry AndersonMarie AngelJean RigbyAll authors
Publisher: London : NMC Recordings, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Harrison Birtwistle; Peter Zinovieff; Barry Anderson; Marie Angel; Jean Rigby; Anne-Marie Owens; Jon Garrison; Peter Bronder; Alan Opie; Omar Ebrahim; Andrew Davis; Martyn Brabbins; BBC Singers.; BBC Symphony Orchestra.; IRCAM (Research institute : France)
OCLC Number: 39784939
Language Note: Sung principally in English and, in part, an invented language.
Notes: "Lyric tragedy in three acts"--Program notes.
Libretto by Peter Zinovieff.
Employs extensive electronic music sections realized by Barry Anderson in association with IRCAM.
Compact discs.
Includes booklet of program notes in English with French and German translations (79 p. : ports.)--and libretto (69 [i.e. 138] p.).
Performer(s): Marie Angel, soprano ; Jean Rigby, Anne-Marie Owens, mezzo-sopranos ; Jon Garrison, Peter Bronder, tenors ; Alan Opie, Omar Ebrahim, baritones ; supporting soloists ; BBC Singers ; BBC Symphony Orchestra ; Andrew Davis, Martyn Brabbins, conductors.
Event notes: Recorded live at the Royal Festival Hall, London, Apr. 11-12, 1996.
Awards: Grawemeyer Award, 1987.
Description: 3 sound discs (2:42:17) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Harrison Birtwistle.

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