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Boughton: The Immortal Hour / Melville, Dawson, Davies, Etc


Release Date: 11/10/1998 
Label:  Hyperion Dyad Catalog #: 22040   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Rutland Boughton
Performer:  David Wilson-JohnsonPatricia TaylorMaldwyn DaviesAnne Dawson,   ... 
Conductor:  Alan G. Melville
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraGeoffrey Mitchell Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'This delightful opera is not to be missed' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs) 'Vividly atmospheric. Quite exceptional on all counts' (Gramophone) 'This superb complete recording was a salutary shock: the opera is a kind of masterpiece, bleak, passionate and inspired ... Enthusiastically recommended' (BBC Music Magazine Top 1000 CDs Guide) 'I was quite bowled over [by] this delightful opera' (Gramophone) 'Not to be missed' (Classic CD) 'This delightful opera is not to be missed' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs) 'Vividly atmospheric. Quite exceptional on all counts' (Gramophone) 'This superb complete recording was a salutary shock: the opera is a kind of masterpiece, bleak, passionate and inspired ... Enthusiastically recommended' (BBC Music Magazine Top 1000 CDs Guide) 'I was quite bowled over [by] this delightful opera' (Gramophone) 'Not to be missed' (Classic CD) Read less

Works on This Recording

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Immortal Hour by Rutland Boughton
Performer:  David Wilson-Johnson (Baritone), Patricia Taylor (Alto), Maldwyn Davies (Tenor),
Anne Dawson (Soprano), Valery Hill (Soprano), Roger Bryson (Bass Baritone),
Roderick Kennedy (Bass), Patricia Taylor (Soprano), Roger Bryson (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alan G. Melville
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914 

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