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Opera In English - Berg: Wozzeck / Daniel, Shore, Et Al


Release Date: 05/20/2003 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3094   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alban Berg
Performer:  Josephine BarstowPeter BronderAlan WoodrowStuart Kale,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraGeoffrey Mitchell ChoirSusan Singh Choristers
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Chandos presents the English language recording premiere of 'Wozzeck', Berg's powerful and fatalistic tragedy, now regarded as one of the masterpieces of twentieth-century opera. Paul Daniel and the Philharmonia Orchestra receive consistently excellent reviews in this series, and are aided by a superb cast and theatrical Chandos sound. Recorded in: Watford Colosseum 14-18 July 2002 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Michael Common (Assistant) Chandos presents the English language recording premiere of 'Wozzeck', Berg's powerful and fatalistic tragedy, now regarded as one of the masterpieces of twentieth-century opera. Paul Daniel and the Philharmonia Orchestra receive consistently excellent reviews in this series, and are aided by a superb cast and theatrical Chandos sound. Recorded in: Watford Colosseum 14-18 July 2002 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Michael Common (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Wozzeck, Op. 7 by Alban Berg
Performer:  Josephine Barstow (Soprano), Peter Bronder (Tenor), Alan Woodrow (Tenor),
Stuart Kale (Tenor), Clive Bayley (Bass), Leslie John Flanagan (Baritone),
John Graham-Hall (Tenor), Iain Paterson (Bass), Jean Rigby (Mezzo Soprano),
Andrew Shore (Baritone)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir,  Susan Singh Choristers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917-1922; Austria 
Length: 91 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Slowly, Wozzeck, slowly! (Captain, Wozzeck)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Wozzeck, you are a decent man, and yet ... (Captain, Wozzeck)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act I Scene 2: Andres! This place is accursed! (Wozzeck, Andres)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act I Scene 2: Listen. There's something moving there below us! (Wozzeck, Andres)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act I Scene 3: Military music off-stage - Tschin, Bum, Tschin, Bum, Bum, Bum, Bum! (Marie, Margret)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act I Scene 3: What will you do now, poor lamb? ... (Marie)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act I Scene 3: Marie sunk in thought - Knocking at the window - Who's there? (Marie, Wozzeck)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act I Scene 4: This is monstrous, Wozzeck! (Doctor, Wozzeck)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act I Scene 4: Wozzeck - Just like a lunatic! (Doctor, Wozzeck)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act I Scene 5: Show me how you parade! (Marie, Drum Major)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: How they glisten brightly! (Marie)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: Wozzeck enters, unseen - What's that, there? (Wozzeck, Marie)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: Why are you rushing, my dearest friend (Captain, Doctor)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: Hey, Wozzeck! (Doctor, Captain)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: But what are you trying to tell me, Herr Doktor (Wozzeck, Captain, Doctor)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act II Scene 3: God morning, Franz (Marie, Wozzeck)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act II Scene 3: Scene change (Slow Landler) - Tavern music onstage -
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act II Scene 4: I've got a shirt on, though it is not mine ... (First Apprentice, Second Apprentice) - Tavern music onstage - Him! Her! Damn!
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act II Scene 4: A hunter from the Rhine (Youths, Soldiers, Andres, Wozzeck)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act II Scene 4: And yet, if a traveller pauses (First Apprentice, Soldiers, Youths, Andres, The Idiot, Wozzeck)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act II Scene 5: Mmmmmm (Soldiers, Wozzeck, Andres)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act II Scene 5: I am a man! (Drum Major, Andres, A Soldier, Wozzeck)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act III Scene 1: And out of his mouth (Marie)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act III Scene 1: And once there was a lonely child (Marie)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act III Scene 1: And falling on her knees before Him (Marie)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act III Scene 2: The town is over there (Marie, Wozzeck)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act III Scene 2: The moon rises - How the moon rises red! (Marie, Wozzeck)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act III Scene 3: Dance, damn you! (Wozzeck, Margret, A Youth, Wenches, Youths)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act III Scene 4: The dagger? Where is the dagger? (Wozzeck)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act III Scene 4: I ought to wash myself clean (Wozzeck, Captain, Doctor)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act III Scene 4: Scene change (Invention on a Key)
Wozzeck, Op. 7 (sung in English): Act III Scene 5: Ring-a-ring-a-roses, all fall down! (Children, First Child, Second Child, Third Child, Marie's Boy)

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