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Peter Maxwell Davies: The Lighthouse

Release Date: 05/27/2014 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 660354   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Peter Maxwell Davies
Performer:  Neil MackieChristopher KeyteIan Comboy
Conductor:  Peter Maxwell Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Works on This Recording

The Lighthouse by Peter Maxwell Davies
Performer:  Neil Mackie (Tenor), Christopher Keyte (Bass), Ian Comboy (Bass)
Conductor:  Peter Maxwell Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979 
Date of Recording: 2/22/1994 
Venue:  Live 

Sound Samples

The Lighthouse: Part 1: Prologue: The Court of Enquiry (Officer 1, Officer 2, Officer 3)
The Lighthouse: Part 2: Act: The Cry of the Beast (Arthur, Blazes, Sandy, Voice of the Cards)
The Lighthouse: Part 2: Act: Blazes' Song (Blazes, Sandy, Arthur)
The Lighthouse: Part 2: Act: Sandy's Song (Sandy, Arthur, Blazes)
The Lighthouse: Part 2: Act: Arthur's Song (Arthur, Sandy, Blazes, Officer 1, Officer 2, Officer 3)

Customer Reviews

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 A Maxwell Davies masterpiece October 11, 2014 By MJ Whalley (Howick, QC) See All My Reviews "This is a superb example of contemporary opera, based upon the reconstruction of a historical tragedy, with an original libretto by the composer himself. The music is concentrated and intense, and will repay many listenings." Report Abuse
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