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Walton: The Bear / Hickox, Northern Sinfonia


Release Date: 02/10/1994 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9245   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sir William Walton
Performer:  John Shirley-QuirkDella JonesAlan Opie
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 53 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: St Nicolas' Hospital, Gosforth 14-15 March 1993 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Smoker (Assistant) Recorded in: St Nicolas' Hospital, Gosforth 14-15 March 1993 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Smoker (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

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The Bear by Sir William Walton
Performer:  John Shirley-Quirk (Spoken Vocals), Della Jones (Mezzo Soprano), Alan Opie (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965-1967; England 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

The Bear: It is not just, Madam ... (Luka, Popova)
The Bear: Who is that? (Popova, Luka)
The Bear: Fool! Oaf! Blockhead! (Smirnov, Popova)
The Bear: There! She's vanished (Smirnov, Luka)
The Bear: Sir, in my solitude (Popova, Smirnov)
The Bear: Madame, je vous prie (Smirnov, Popova)
The Bear: I was a constant, faithful wife (Popova)
The Bear: I'm sick of this mourning (Smirnov, Popova, Luka)
The Bear: Listen ... Are you still angry? (Smirnov, Popova, Luka)

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