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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|Music Type:||Dance forms; Preludes; Suites|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael Tippett; Rita Cullis; Margaret McDonald, (Singer); Mark Curtis; Matthew Best; Alfreda Hodgson; Opera North. Chorus.; English Northern Philharmonia.
|Notes:||"Released to celebrate the 85th birthday of Britain's greatest living composer, this disc is the first release of Sir Michael Tippett's recording partnership with Nimbus Records in which he conducts his own works."--Container.
Texts, and program and biographical notes ( p. : ill.) inserted in container.
|Performer(s):||Chorus of Opera North (1st work) ; English Northern Philharmonia ; Sir Michael Tippett, conductor ; with additional musicians.|
|Event notes:||Recorded Nov. 15-16, 1989, at St. Aidan's Church, Leeds.|
|Description:||1 sound disc (60 min., 55 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Midsummer marriage. Ritual dances (24:27) ; Sosostris's aria (10:31) --
Praeludium for brass, bells and percussion (7:29) --
Suite for the birthday of Prince Charles (suite in D) (18:09).
|Other Titles:||Ritual dances.
Suite for the birthday of Prince Charles.