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Opera In English - Gounod: Faust / Parry, Miles, Et Al


Release Date: 11/26/2002 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3089   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Charles Gounod
Performer:  Paul Charles ClarkeAlastair MilesMary PlazasSarah Walker,   ... 
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraGeoffrey Mitchell Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 39 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 27-32 July 1998 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Smoker (Assistant) Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 27-32 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:  Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor), Alastair Miles (Bass), Mary Plazas (Soprano),
Sarah Walker (Mezzo Soprano), Garry Magee (Baritone), Matthew Hargreaves (Baritone),
Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
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 (Chorus, Faust)
Faust (Sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Can your God help me to know the truth? (Faust)
Faust (Sung in English): Act I Scene 2: 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 (Chorus, Wagner)
Faust (Sung in English): Act II Scene 2: Oh, sacred medallion from the sister I love (Valentin, Wagner, Siebel, Chorus)
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, Chorus, Mephistopheles)
Faust (Sung in English): Act II Scene 3: Pride of place to the golden calf! (Mephistopheles, Chorus)
Faust (Sung in English): Act II Scene 3: Your song deserves our thanks! (Chorus, Valentin, Wagner, Mephistopheles, Siebel)
Faust (Sung in English): Act II Scene 3: Though the fiends of hell may defy resistance (Siebel, Valentin, Wagner, Chorus)
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: Just as when the whispering breezes ... (Chorus, Mephistopheles, Faust, Siebel)
Faust (Sung in English): Act II Scene 5: May I presume to ask (Faust, Marguerite, Siebel, Mephistopheles, Chorus)
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: They pass me in the street (Marguerite, Chorus)
Faust (Sung in English): Act IV Scene 2: Marguerite! Siebel! (Siebel, Marguerite)
Faust (Sung in English): Act IV Scene 2: When happy days bring you gladness and laughter (Siebel, Marguerite)
Faust (Sung in English): Act IV Scene 4: Come along my brothers (Chorus, Valentin, Siebel)
Faust (Sung in English): Act IV Scene 4: We seek the soldier's immortal prize (Chorus)
Faust (Sung in English): Act IV Scene 5: Come on, Siebel, I need a drink or two! (Valentin, Siebel, Mephistopheles, Faust)
Faust (Sung in English): Act IV Scene 6: Is my love awake or sleeping (Mephistopheles)
Faust (Sung in English): Act IV Scene 7: What can I do for you? (Valentin, Mephistopheles, Faust)
Faust (Sung in English): Act IV Scene 8: Over here, come at once! (Martha, Chorus, Valentin, Marguerite, Siebel)
Faust (Sung in English): Act IV Scene 8: Pay heed to my words, Marguerite! (Valentin, Chorus)
Faust (Sung in English): Act V Scene 4: Go back! (Faust, Mephistopheles)
Faust (Sung in English): Act V Scene 5: My heart quails at the thought of this meeting! (Faust)
Faust (Sung in English): Act V Scene 5: Ah! Do I hear my lover's voice? (Marguerite, Faust)
Faust (Sung in English): Act V Scene 6: Make haste now! (Mephistopheles, Marguerite, Faust, Chorus)

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