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Tippett: King Priam / Atherton, London Sinfonietta


Release Date: 11/14/1995 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9406   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Michael Tippett
Performer:  Heather HarperFelicity PalmerThomas AllenNorman Bailey,   ... 
Conductor:  David Atherton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London SinfoniettaLondon Sinfonietta Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Kingsway Hall, London November 1980 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens Sound Engineer(s) David Frost James Lock John Pellowe Recorded in: Kingsway Hall, London November 1980 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens Sound Engineer(s) David Frost James Lock John Pellowe Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
King Priam by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Heather Harper (Soprano), Felicity Palmer (Soprano), Thomas Allen (Baritone),
Norman Bailey (Baritone), Philip Langridge (Tenor), Yvonne Minton (Mezzo Soprano),
Robert Tear (Tenor), Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano), Kenneth Bowen (Tenor),
David Wilson-Johnson (Bass), Linda Hirst (Soprano), Julian Saipe (Treble),
Peter Hall (Tenor), Stephen Roberts (Baritone)
Conductor:  David Atherton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta,  London Sinfonietta Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958-1961; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 127 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

King Priam: Act I: Prelude (Chorus)
King Priam: Act I Scene 1: What is it, Nurse? (Hecuba, Nurse, Priam)
King Priam: Act I Scene 1: Old man of Troy, you're welcome (Priam, Old Man)
King Priam: Act I Scene 1: Then am I no longer mother to this child (Hecuba, Old Man)
King Priam: Act I Scene 1: A father and a King (Priam)
King Priam: Act I Scene 1: The Queen is right (Priam)
King Priam: Act I Interlude 1: Thus shall a story begin (Nurse, Old Man, Young Guard)
King Priam: Act I Scene 2: The bull is away over there (Huntsmen, Hector, Priam)
King Priam: Act I Scene 2: They have taken my bull (Paris, Hector),
King Priam: Act I Scene 2: Father, he's a shepherd boy (Hector, Priam, Paris)
King Priam: Act I Scene 2: So I'd hoped it might be (Priam, Old Man)
King Priam: Act I Interlude 2: Ah, but life, life is a bitter charade (Nurse, Young Guard, Old Man, Wedding Guests)
King Priam: Act I Scene 3: Ah, ah ... (Helen, Paris)
King Priam: Act I Scene 3: Divine go-between, that's who I am (Hermes, Paris)
King Priam: Act 1 Scene 3: Lady Athene, if I honour you ... (Paris, Athene)
King Priam: Act I Scene 3: Lady Hera, if I honour you ... (Paris, Hera, Hermes)
King Priam: Act I Scene 3: Aphrodite, if I honour you ... (Paris, Aphrodite, Hera, Athene, Hermes)
King Priam: Act II Scene 1: So you've given up fighting! (Hector, Priam)
King Priam: Act II Scene 1: So Trojans honour Menelaus ... (Priam, Paris)
King Priam: Act II Interlude 1: Hermes, Hermes, with the winged feet come quick! (Old Man, Hermes)
King Priam: Act II Scene 2: O rich-soiled land (Achilles)
King Priam: Act II Scene 2: Why are weeping, Patroclus? (Achilles, Patroclus)
King Priam: Act II Interlude 2: O, O, what a threat to Troy (Old Man, Hermes)
King Priam: Act II Scene 3: A hero in Achilles' armour ... (Hermes, Paris, Priam)
King Priam: Act II Scene 3: All Trojans, all fought bravely (Hector, Priam, Paris, Achilles, Old Man)
King Priam: Act III Scene 1: Lady Andromache, should we not light the fire? (Serving Woman, Andromache)
King Priam: Act III Scene 1: Daughter Andromache, you must go out ... (Hecuba, Andromache)
King Priam: Act III Scene 1: Did you hear? (Andromache, Helen, Hecuba)
King Priam: Act III Scene 1: Let her rave (Helen)
King Priam: Act III Scene 1: O that my ears should hear impiety so gross! (Hecuba, Andromache, Helen)
King Priam: Act III Scene 1: How you shall go (Andromache, Hecuba, Serving Woman)
King Priam: Act III Interlude 1: No ... No ... No ... We have it from the runner (Serving Women)
King Priam: Act III Scene 2: What is happening? (Priam, Paris)
King Priam: Act III Scene 2: A crime (Young Guard, Old Man, Priam)
King Priam: Act III Scene 2: The soul will answer from where the pain is quickest (Nurse, Priam, Young Guard, Old Man)
King Priam: Act III Interlude 2
King Priam: Act III Scene 3: Priam! Here! What is this? (Achilles, Priam)
King Priam: Act III Scene 3: I clasp your knees, Achilles (Priam)
King Priam: Act III Scene 3: Old man, I am touched (Achilles, Priam)
King Priam: Act III Interlude 3 - (Hermes)
King Priam: Act III Scene 4: Where is my father, where is Priam? (Paris, Priam)
King Priam: Act III Scene 4: Ah, ah! Ah, ah! (Hecuba, Paris, Priam)
King Priam: Act III Scene 4: Ah, ha, ha,ha (Andromache, Paris, Priam)
King Priam: Act III Scene 4: Ah, ah! (Paris, Helen, Priam),

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