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Michael Tippett: A Child Of Our Time; Choral Music; Boyhood's End; Songs For Achilles; Songs For Ariel; Etc.

Tippett
Release Date: 11/07/2005 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 4757172   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Michael Tippett
Performer:  Philip [Tenor Vocal] LangridgeJohn ConstableStephen CleoburyJohn Shirley-Quirk,   ... 
Conductor:  Nicholas CleoburySir Colin DavisDavid AthertonSir Georg Solti
Number of Discs: 4 
Length: 5 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Boyhood's end by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Philip [Tenor Vocal] Langridge (), John Constable (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1975 
Venue:  All Saints', Petersham 
Length: 11 Minutes 8 Secs. 
2. The heart's assurance by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Philip [Tenor Vocal] Langridge (), John Constable (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950-1951; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1975 
Venue:  All Saints', Petersham 
Length: 14 Minutes 58 Secs. 
3. Dance, clarion Air by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Organ), Stephen Cleobury (Piano)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1977 
Venue:  New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
4. Madrigals (2): The Source by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Piano), Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1977 
Venue:  New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
5. Madrigals (2): The Windhover by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Piano), Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1977 
Venue:  New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
6. Lullaby by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Piano), Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1977 
Venue:  New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
7. Bonny at morn by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Piano), Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1977 
Venue:  New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
8. Songs (4) from the British Isles by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Organ), Stephen Cleobury (Piano)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1977 
Venue:  New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 12 Minutes 17 Secs. 
9. Magnificat and Nunc dimittis "Evening canticles" by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Organ), Stephen Cleobury (Piano)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1977 
Venue:  New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 35 Secs. 
10. Plebs angelica by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Piano), Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1977 
Venue:  New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
11. Weeping babe by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Organ), Stephen Cleobury (Piano)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1977 
Venue:  New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
12. Music by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Organ), Stephen Cleobury (Piano)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1977 
Venue:  New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
13. A child of our time by Michael Tippett
Performer:  John Shirley-Quirk (), Jessye Norman (), Dame Janet Baker (),
Richard Cassilly ()
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
Date of Recording: 03/1975 
Venue:  Wembley Town Hall, London, England 
Length: 60 Minutes 22 Secs. 
14. A child of our time: Negro Spirituals (5) by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Piano), Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1977 
Venue:  New College, Oxford, England 
Length: 11 Minutes 11 Secs. 
15. Songs for Achilles by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Timothy [Classical Guitar] Walker (Guitar), Philip [Tenor Vocal] Langridge ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1975 
Venue:  All Saints', Petersham 
Length: 13 Minutes 4 Secs. 
16. Songs for Ariel by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Philip [Tenor Vocal] Langridge (), John Constable (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1975 
Venue:  All Saints', Petersham 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
17. Songs for Dov by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Robert Tear ()
Conductor:  David Atherton
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969-1970; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1971/05/1972 
Venue:  St John's, Smith Square / Kingsway Hall, 
Length: 6 Minutes 2 Secs. 
18. Byzantium by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Faye Robinson ()
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1991; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York, NY 
Length: 26 Minutes 18 Secs. 
19. The Knot Garden by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Robert Tear (Voice), Josephine Barstow (Voice), Raimund Herincx (Voice),
Thomas Hemsley (Voice), Yvonne Minton (Voice), Thomas Carey (Voice),
Jill Gomez (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966-1969; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1973 
Venue:  Wembley Town Hall, London, England 

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