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Britten: The Rape Of Lucretia / Hickox, Rigby, Maxwell, Opie


Release Date: 03/22/1994 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9254   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Lynda HoughtonCatherine PierardRachel MastersAlan Opie,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Goldsmith's College, New Cross, London 5-8 July 1993 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Lee (Assistant) Recorded in: Goldsmith's College, New Cross, London 5-8 July 1993 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Lee (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Lynda Houghton (Double Bass), Catherine Pierard (Mezzo Soprano), Rachel Masters (Harp),
Alan Opie (Baritone), Donald Maxwell (Baritone), Nigel Robson (Tenor),
Alastair Miles (Bass), Edward Roberts (Violin), Nicholas Ward (Violin),
Stephen Tees (Viola), Duke Dobing (Piccolo), Duke Dobing (Flute),
Christopher Hooker (Oboe), Duke Dobing (Alto Flute), Christopher Hooker (English Horn),
David Rix (Clarinet), David Rix (Bass Clarinet), Stephen Maw (Bassoon),
Charles Fullbrook (Percussion), Jean Rigby (Alto), Ian Watson (Piano),
Ameral Gunson (Mezzo Soprano), Patricia Rozario (Soprano), Shuna Wilson (Cello),
Stephen Stirling (French Horn)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; England 
Venue:  Goldsmiths' College, London 
Length: 116 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Goldsmiths' College, London (07/05/1993-07/08/1993) 

Sound Samples

The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act I Scene 1: Rome is now ruled by the Etruscan upstart ... (Male Chorus)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act I Scene 1: Here the thirsty ev'ening has drunk the wine of light ... (Male Chorus)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act I Scene 1: Who reaches heaven first is the best philosopher (Collatinus)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act I Scene 1: Good night, Tarquinius! (Junius)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act I Interlude: Tarquiius does not wait for his servant to wake (Male Chorus)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act I Scene 2: Lucretia! (Junius)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act I Scene 2: Listen! I heard a knock. Somebody is at the gate ... (Lucretia)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act I Scene 2: Time turns upon the hands of women ... (Female Chorus)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act I Scene 2: None of the women move. It is too late for a messenger ... (Female Chorus)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act II Scene 1: The prosperity of the Etruscans was due to the richness ... (Female Chorus)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act II Scene 1: She sleeps as a rose upon the night ... (Female Chorus)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act II Scene 1: When Tarquinius desires, then Tarquinius will dare ... (Tarquinius)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act II Scene 1: Within this frail crucible of light ... (Tarquinius)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act II Scene 1: Lucretia! (Tarquinius)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act II Interlude: Here in this scene you see Virtue assailed by sin ... (Female Chorus, Male Chorus)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act II Scene 2: O what a lovely day ... (Lucia)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act II Scene 2: Hush! Here she comes! (Bianca)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act II Scene 2: Flowers bring to ev'ry year the same perfection ... (Luceretia)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act II Scene 2: Lucretia! Lucretia! O never again must we two dare to part ... (Collatinus)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act II Scene 2: This dead hand lets fall all that my heart held when full ... (Collatinus)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37: Act II Scene 2: Is it all? Is all this suffering and pain, is this in vain? (Female Chorus)

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