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Tippett: A Child Of Our Time / Hickox, London So & Chorus


Release Date: 03/15/1993 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9123   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Michael Tippett
Performer:  Cynthia HaymonWillard WhiteCynthia ClareyDamon Evans
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 6-8 July 1992 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Ben Connellan (Assistant) Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 6-8 July 1992 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Ben Connellan (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. A child of our time by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Cynthia Haymon (Soprano), Willard White (Bass), Cynthia Clarey (Soprano),
Damon Evans (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, London 
Length: 73 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

A Child of our Time: Part I: The world turns on its dark side (Chorus)
A Child of our Time: Part I: The Argument: Man has measured the heavens (Alto)
A Child of our Time: Part I: Scene: Is evil then good? (Chorus, Alto)
A Child of our Time: Part I: Now in each nation (Bass)
A Child of our Time: Part I: Chorus of the Oppressed: When shall the userers' city cease (Chorus)
A Child of our Time: Part I: I have no money for my bread (Tenor)
A Child of our Time: Part I: How can I cherish my man in such days (Soprano)
A Child of our Time: Part I: A Spiritual: Steal away (Chorus, Soprano, Tenor)
A Child of our Time: Part II: A star rises in mid-winter (Chorus)
A Child of our Time: Part II: Double Chorus of Persecutors and Persecuted: Away with them! (Double Chorus)
A Child of our Time: Part II: Chorus of the Self-righteous: We cannot have them in our Empire (Chorus)
A Child of our Time: Part II: Scene: O my son! (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass)
A Child of our Time: Part II: A Spiritual: Nobody knows the trouble I see, Lord (Chorus, Soprano, Tenor)
A Child of our Time: Part II: Scene: The boy becomes desperate in his agony (Bass, Alto)
A Child of our Time: Part II: They took a terrible vengeance (Bass)
A Child of our Time: Part II: The Terror: Burn down their houses! (Chorus)
A Child of our Time: Part II: Men were ashamed of what was done (Bass)
A Child of our Time: Part II: A Spiritual of Anger: Go down, Moses (Chorus, Bass)
A Child of our Time: Part II: The boy sings in his prison: My dreams are all shattered (Tenor)
A Child of our Time: Part II: What have I done to you, my son? (Soprano)
A Child of our Time: Part II: The dark forces rise like a flood (Alto)
A Child of our Time: Part II: A Spiritual: O, by and by (Chorus, Soprano)
A Child of our Time: Part III: The cold deepens (Chorus)
A Child of our Time: Part III: The soul of man (Alto)
A Child of our Time: Part III: Scene: The words of wisdom are these (Bass, Chorus)
A Child of our Time: Part III: General Ensemble: I would know my shadow and my light (Chorus, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass)
A Child of our Time: Part III: A Spiritual: Deep river (Chorus, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass)

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