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Offenbach: Robinson Crusoe / Francis, Brecknock, Kenny


Release Date: 08/09/1994 
Label:  Opera Rara   Catalog #: 7   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  John BrecknockYvonne KennyMarilyn Hill SmithAlexander Oliver,   ... 
Conductor:  Alun Francis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraGeoffrey Mitchell Choir
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 34 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Robinson Crusoe and friends have to face drunken pirates and waltzing cannibals as they try to get back home. Don White's excellent English version is superbly sung by a strong cast. 'Yvonne Kenny and John Brecknock are outstanding' - Penguin CD & DVD Guide Robinson Crusoe and friends have to face drunken pirates and waltzing cannibals as they try to get back home. Don White's excellent English version is superbly sung by a strong cast. 'Yvonne Kenny and John Brecknock are outstanding' - Penguin CD & DVD Guide Read less

Works on This Recording

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Robinson Crusoé by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  John Brecknock (Tenor), Yvonne Kenny (Soprano), Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano),
Alexander Oliver (Tenor), Sandra Browne (Mezzo Soprano), Roderick Kennedy (Bass),
Alan Opie (Baritone), Enid Hartle (Mezzo Soprano), Wyndham Parfitt (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alun Francis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 08/1980 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 234 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: English 

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