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Opera In English - Gounod: Faust / Parry, Philharmonia


Release Date: 04/13/1999 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3014   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Charles Gounod
Performer:  Mary PlazasPaul Charles ClarkeDiana MontagueMatthew Hargreaves,   ... 
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraGeoffrey Mitchell Choir
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 28 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 27-31 July 1998 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Smoker (Assistant) Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 27-31 July 1998 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Smoker (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Faust by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Mary Plazas (Soprano), Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor), Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano),
Matthew Hargreaves (Bass Baritone), Alastair Miles (Bass), Garry Magee (Baritone),
Sarah Walker (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Language: English 
2.
Faust: Ballet Music by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Faust (sung in English): Act I: Introduction
Faust (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Nothing! In vain I have probed ... (Faust)
Faust (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Lazy little daughter open up your eyes (Young Girls, Faust, Harvesters)
Faust (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Can your God help me know the truth? (Faust)
Faust (sung in English): Act I Scene 2: Duet: Here I am! You seem somewhat startled (Mephistopheles, Faust)
Faust (sung in English): Act I Scene 2: So bring me the bliss of careless excesses (Faust, Mephistopheles)
Faust (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: Beer or gin or wine or kvass (Students, Wagner, Soldiers, Townsmen, Young Girls, Matrons, Chorus)
Faust (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: Scene and Recitative: Oh, sacred medallion from the sister I love (Valentin, Wagner, Siebel, Students)
Faust (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: Duty bids me leave this place (Valentin)
Faust (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: Cheer up, my friends! (Wagner, Students, Mephistopheles)
Faust (sung in English): Act II Scene 3: Song of the Golden Calf: Pride of place to the golden calf! (Mephistopheles, Chorus)
Faust (sung in English): Act II Scene 3: Recitative and Chorus: Your song deserves our thanks! (Students, Valentin, Wagner, Mephistopheles, Siebel)
Faust (sung in English): Act II Scene 3: Though the fiends of hell may defy resistance (Siebel, Valentin, Wagner, Students)
Faust (sung in English): Act II Scene 4: You haven't seen the last of me yet! (Mephistopheles, Faust)
Faust (sung in English): Act II Scene 5: Waltz and Chorus: Just as when the whispering breezes ... (Mephistopheles, Faust, Siebel, Chorus)
Faust (sung in English): Act II Scene 5: May I presume to ask ...(Faust, Marguerite, Siebel, Mephistopheles, Some Girls, Other Girls)
Faust (sung in English): Act III: Entr'acte
Faust (sung in English): Act III Scene 1: You must help me reveal the love I feel (Siebel)
Faust (sung in English): Act III Scene 2: Scene and Recitative: Are we there? (Faust, Mephistopheles, Siebel)
Faust (sung in English): Act III Scene 3: Wait here for a while, Doctor Faust (Mephistopheles, Faust)
Faust (sung in English): Act III Scene 4: Cavatina: What turbulent feelings possess me? (Faust)
Faust (sung in English): Act III Scene 5: Be careful! Here she comes! (Mephistopheles, Faust)
Faust (sung in English): Act III Scene 6: Recitative: He would have held my hand if I'd only allowed him (Marguerite)
Faust (sung in English): Act III Scene 6: A bouquet! It's from Siebel I'm sure (Marguerite)
Faust (sung in English): Act III Scene 7: Bless my soul, I'm dreaming! (Martha, Marguerite)
Faust (sung in English): Act III Scene 8: Dame Martha Schwerlein, I believe (Mephistopheles, Martha, Marguerite, Faust)
Faust (sung in English): Act III Scene 8: Quartet: Please take my arm, they won't mind! (Faust, Marguerite, Mephistopheles, Martha)
Faust (sung in English): Act III Scene 10: And none too soon! (Mephistopheles)
Faust (sung in English): Act III Scene 11: Duet: It's very late ... Farewell! (Marguerite, Faust)
Faust (sung in English): Act III Scene 11: Marguerite! (Faust, Marguerite)
Faust (sung in English): Act III Scene 13: Look there! She's opening her window ... (Mephistopheles, Marguerite, Faust)
Faust (sung in English): Act IV Scene 1: Entr'acte
Faust (sung in English): Act IV Scene 1: They pass me in the street ... (Marguerite, Girls Voices)
Faust (sung in English): Act IV Scene 2: Scene and Recitative: Marguerite! Siebel! (Siebel, Marguerite)
Faust (sung in English): Act IV Scene 2: Romance: When happy days bring gladness and laughter (Siebel, Marguerite)
Faust (sung in English): Act IV Scene 3: Dear Lord, accept the prayers of a penitent sinner (Marguerite, Mephistopheles, Demons, Priests, Boys)

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