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Opera In English - Mozart: Idomeneo / Parry, Ford, Et Al


Release Date: 02/24/2004 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3103   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Clive BayleyDiana MontagueRyland DaviesRebecca Evans,   ... 
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opera North ChorusOpera North Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 30 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This recording of 'Iodmeneo', with an English language libretto by David Parry, features some of today's finest singers. There are comparatively few recordings of this great opera, and this one has the advantage of being available on two CDs, and at mid-price. Recorded in: Leeds Town Hall 23-27 June 2003 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Michael Common (Assistant) This recording of 'Iodmeneo', with an English language libretto by David Parry, features some of today's finest singers. There are comparatively few recordings of this great opera, and this one has the advantage of being available on two CDs, and at mid-price. Recorded in: Leeds Town Hall 23-27 June 2003 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Michael Common (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Idomeneo, K 366 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Clive Bayley (Bass), Diana Montague (Mezzo Soprano), Ryland Davies (Tenor),
Rebecca Evans (Soprano), Susan Patterson (Soprano), Nicolai Gedda (Tenor),
Bruce Ford (Tenor)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opera North Chorus,  Opera North Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781; Munich, Germany 
Venue:  Town Hall, Leeds, England 
Language: English 
Notes: Town Hall, Leeds, England (06/23/2003 - 06/27/2003) 

Sound Samples

Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Overture
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Recitative: When will the gods release me (Ilia)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Aria: Father, my brothers, forgive me! (Chorus)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Recitative: Ah! He is coming (Idamante, Ilia)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act I Scene 2: Aria: I am guiltless and yet you blame me (Idamante)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act I Scene 2: Recitative: Here are the few wretched Trojan victims (Ilia, Idamante)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act I Scene 3: The war is over (Chorus)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act I Scene 4: Recitative: Prince, my lord, you insult the Greek nation (Electra, Idamante, Arbace, Ilia)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act I Scene 6: The King dies. . . and I am friendless! (Electra)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act I Scene 6: Aria: I feel you writhe inside me (Electra)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act I Scene 7: Relent! Heaven, relent! (Chorus)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act I Scene 8: Recitative: Pantomime - We have been saved at last (Idomeneo)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act I Scene 9: Aria: The ghost of my victim (Idomeneo)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act I Scene 10: This lonely shore (Idamante, Idomeneo)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act I Scene 10: Aria: The father I love dearly (Idamante)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Intermezzo: March - May Neptune be honoured (Chorus)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: We are alone; listen, Arbace (Idomeneo, Arbace, Ilia)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: Aria: My father was taken (Ilia)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act II Scene 3: Recitative: How should I interpret words so ambiguous and disturbing? (Idomeneo)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act II Scene 3: Aria: Saved from storms, the storm within me rages (Idomeneo)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act II Scene 4: Recitative: What pleasure could be deeper than mine is? (Electra)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act II Scene 4: Aria: Dearest creature, that I know you love another cannot hurt me (Electra)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act II Scene 5: Recitative: You shores of Crete (Electra)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act II Scene 5: Calmly the sea is calling (Electra, Chorus)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act II Scene 6: Recitative: You must set sail, Prince (Idomeneo, Idamante)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act II Scene 6: Trio: If I must leave, I beg you (Idamante, Electra, Idomeneo)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act II Scene 6: The storm winds are howling (Chorus)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act II Scene 6: Recitative: I am the one, merciless Neptune, the culprit (Idomeneo)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act II Scene 6: Disaster! Run faster to flee such a horror! (Chorus)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 1: Recitative: Here, alone but not lonely (Ilia)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 1: Aria: Heav'nly breezes, soft and gentle (Ilia)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 2: Recitative: Noble princess, if I dare to seek you out again (Idamante, Ilia)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 2: Duet: At the moment such words were uttered (Idamante, Ilia)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 3: Recitative: (What do I see here?) (Idomeneo, Ilia, Idamante, Electra)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 3: Quartet: Alone the earth I wander (Idamante, Ilia, Idomeneo, Electra)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 5: Recitative: Most unfortunate land! (Arbace)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 5: Recitative: Raise your eyes for a moment, your highness (High Priest, Idomeneo)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 5: Oh, oh vow past redemption (High Priest, Chorus)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 7: March
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 7: Oh mighty ocean god, we beg you hear us (Idomeneo, Priest, Chorus)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 8: Highness, our hero, the prince Idamante (Arbace, Idomeneo)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 9: Recitative: Father, my dearest father. . . (Idamante, Idomeneo, Ilia, High Priest)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 10: Your love has triumphed: Idomeneo shall rule no more (Voice of Neptune)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 10: Recitative: The gods show mercy! (Idomeneo, Idamante, Ilia, Arbace, Electra)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Scene 10: Aria: The woes of my brother invade and destroy me (Electra)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Finale: Recitative: Cretans: this shall be the last decree Idomeneo will pronounce (Idomeneo)
Idomeneo re di Creta, K. 366 (sung in English): Act III Finale: Bless their love, bless their devotion (Chorus)

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