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Taverner: An Opera In Two Acts

Release Date: 11/24/2009 
Label:  Nmc   Catalog #: 954236   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Peter Maxwell Davies
Performer:  Martyn HillFiona KimmMichael [Countertenor Vocal] ChanceJohn Graham-Hall,   ... 
Conductor:  Oliver Knussen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  FretworkHis Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

Taverner by Peter Maxwell Davies
Performer:  Martyn Hill (), Fiona Kimm (), Michael [Countertenor Vocal] Chance (),
John Graham-Hall (), Peter Sidhom (), Stephen [Bass Vocal] Richardson (),
Stuart [Tenor Vocal] Kale (), Peter [Tenor Vocal] Hall (), David Wilson-Johnson (),
Stephen Pruslin (Regal), Quentin Hayes ()
Conductor:  Oliver Knussen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fretwork,  His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1970; England 
Venue:  Studios 1 and 2, BBC Maida Vale, London 
Length: 19 Minutes 18 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Taverner: Act I Scene 1: A Courtroom: My Lord (John , White Abbot, Council, Richard , Rose, Priest, Boy, Cardinal)
Taverner: Act I Scene 1: Transition
Taverner: Act I Scene 2: The Chapel: Hoc opus est Johanni Taverni in regione Lindi nati (Monks, John )
Taverner: Act I Scene 2: Transition
Taverner: Act I Scene 3: The Throne Room: Our good Lord Cardinal (King, Jester, Cardinal)
Taverner: Act I Scene 4: The Throne Room: John , what does the Lord require of thee? (Death, John , White Monk, Black Monk, Antichrist)
Taverner: Act I Scene 4: The Throne Room: But this is not enough, John (Death, Richard , Rose, John )
Taverner: Act I Scene 4: The Throne Room: Behold his body, in every place (Demons, God the Father, Archangels, Joking Jesus, Mary, John )
Taverner: Act I Scene 4: The Throne Room: , sign your confession (Death, John )
Taverner: Act II Scene 1: The Courtroom: My Lord Abbot (John , White Abbot, Richard , Council, Rose, Priest, Boy, Death)
Taverner: Act II Scene 1: Transition
Taverner: Act II Scene 2: The Throne Room: How fares our good Lord Cardinal? (King, Cardinal, Archbishop, Jester)
Taverner: Act II Scene 3: Transition
Taverner: Act II Scene 3: The Throne Room: Videbat ergo Dominus in civitate iniquitatem et (White Abbot, Monks, John , Captain)
Taverner: Act II Scene 3: Transition
Taverner: Act II Scene 4: The Market-place in Boston, Lincolnshire: This is the work of John (Townspeople, Choirboys, Council, John , White Abbot, Full Chorus, Rose)

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