The Resource Phaedra : The rape of Lucretia, Britten, (sound recording ;)

Phaedra : The rape of Lucretia, Britten, (sound recording ;)

Label
Phaedra : The rape of Lucretia
Title
Phaedra
Title remainder
The rape of Lucretia
Statement of responsibility
Britten
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Performer
Translator
Vocalist
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • historical information
  • other
Cataloging source
UUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1913-1976
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Britten, Benjamin
Date time place
Recorded Mar. 1977, All Saints', Petersham (1st work), and July 1970, The Maltings, Snape (2nd work)
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano ; Heather Harper, soprano (2nd work) ; Peter Pears, tenor (2nd work) ; Benjamin Luxon, baritone (2nd work) ; John Shirley-Quirk, bass (2nd work) ; supporting vocalists (2nd work) ; English Chamber Orchestra ; Steuart Bedford (1st work), Benjamin Britten (2nd work), conductors
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1917-1977
  • 1914-1982
  • 1933-
  • 1910-1986
  • 1913-1976
  • 1892-1975
  • 1913-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lowell, Robert
  • Duncan, Ronald
  • Baker, Janet
  • Harper, Heather
  • Pears, Peter
  • Luxon, Benjamin
  • Shirley-Quirk, John
  • Bedford, Steuart
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Obey, André
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • English Chamber Orchestra
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Racine, Jean
  • Solo cantatas, Secular (Medium voice)
  • Operas
Label
Phaedra : The rape of Lucretia, Britten, (sound recording ;)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • London: 425 666-2 (415 667-2--425 668-2)
  • Cantata (1st work) and opera in 2 acts (2nd work)
  • Words of the 1st work from Robert Lowell's verse translation of Racine's Phèdre; libretto of the 2nd work by Ronald Duncan, after André Obey's play Le viol de Lucrèce
  • Eds. recorded: Faber Music (1st work); Boosey & Hawkes (2nd work)
  • Previously released material (p1977, p1971)
  • Compact discs
  • Durations: 15:24; 108:00
  • Program notes by Rodney Blumer, synopsis of the 2nd work, and texts (46 p.) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The rape of Lucretia.
  • Act one. Scene 1.
  • Rome is now ruled by the Etruscan upstart
  • (2:38)
  • It is an axiom among kings
  • (2:33)
  • Here the thirsty evening
  • (2:54)
  • Who reaches heaven first
  • (2:33)
  • CD 1.
  • Maria was unmasked at a masked ball
  • (4:14)
  • Collatinus is politically astute
  • (4:29)
  • There goes a happy man!
  • (4:15)
  • Tarquinius does not dare
  • (2:26)
  • My horse! My horse!...Tarquinius does not wait
  • (3:07)
  • Phaedra.
  • Scene 2.
  • Their spinning-wheel unwinds
  • (5:19)
  • Listen! I heard a knock
  • (2:35)
  • Time treads upon the hands of women
  • (3:42)
  • The oatmeal slippers of sleep
  • (7:37)
  • CD 2.
  • In May, in brilliant Athens
  • The rape of Lucretia.
  • Act two. Scene 1.
  • The prosperity of the Etruscans
  • (7:19)
  • She sleeps as a rose
  • (5:26)
  • Within this frail crucible of light
  • (4:26)
  • Lucretia!...What do you want?
  • (5:57)
  • (6:37)
  • Interlude: Here in this scene
  • (4:07)
  • Scene 2.
  • Oh! What a lovely day!
  • (4:27)
  • We'll leave the orchids for Lucretia
  • (4:59)
  • Flowers bring to every year
  • (3:24)
  • You were right
  • Oh Gods of wrath
  • (3:52)
  • Lucretia! Lucretia!
  • (2:57)
  • Last night Tarquinius ravished me
  • (3:30)
  • This dead hand lets fall
  • (4:09)
  • Epilogue: Is it all?
  • (5:20)
  • (2:51)
  • My time's too short, your highness
  • (5:56)
Control code
30944294
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
2894256662
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
  • 425 666-2
  • 425 667-2
  • 425 668-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Phaedra : The rape of Lucretia, Britten, (sound recording ;)
Publication
Note
  • London: 425 666-2 (415 667-2--425 668-2)
  • Cantata (1st work) and opera in 2 acts (2nd work)
  • Words of the 1st work from Robert Lowell's verse translation of Racine's Phèdre; libretto of the 2nd work by Ronald Duncan, after André Obey's play Le viol de Lucrèce
  • Eds. recorded: Faber Music (1st work); Boosey & Hawkes (2nd work)
  • Previously released material (p1977, p1971)
  • Compact discs
  • Durations: 15:24; 108:00
  • Program notes by Rodney Blumer, synopsis of the 2nd work, and texts (46 p.) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The rape of Lucretia.
  • Act one. Scene 1.
  • Rome is now ruled by the Etruscan upstart
  • (2:38)
  • It is an axiom among kings
  • (2:33)
  • Here the thirsty evening
  • (2:54)
  • Who reaches heaven first
  • (2:33)
  • CD 1.
  • Maria was unmasked at a masked ball
  • (4:14)
  • Collatinus is politically astute
  • (4:29)
  • There goes a happy man!
  • (4:15)
  • Tarquinius does not dare
  • (2:26)
  • My horse! My horse!...Tarquinius does not wait
  • (3:07)
  • Phaedra.
  • Scene 2.
  • Their spinning-wheel unwinds
  • (5:19)
  • Listen! I heard a knock
  • (2:35)
  • Time treads upon the hands of women
  • (3:42)
  • The oatmeal slippers of sleep
  • (7:37)
  • CD 2.
  • In May, in brilliant Athens
  • The rape of Lucretia.
  • Act two. Scene 1.
  • The prosperity of the Etruscans
  • (7:19)
  • She sleeps as a rose
  • (5:26)
  • Within this frail crucible of light
  • (4:26)
  • Lucretia!...What do you want?
  • (5:57)
  • (6:37)
  • Interlude: Here in this scene
  • (4:07)
  • Scene 2.
  • Oh! What a lovely day!
  • (4:27)
  • We'll leave the orchids for Lucretia
  • (4:59)
  • Flowers bring to every year
  • (3:24)
  • You were right
  • Oh Gods of wrath
  • (3:52)
  • Lucretia! Lucretia!
  • (2:57)
  • Last night Tarquinius ravished me
  • (3:30)
  • This dead hand lets fall
  • (4:09)
  • Epilogue: Is it all?
  • (5:20)
  • (2:51)
  • My time's too short, your highness
  • (5:56)
Control code
30944294
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
2894256662
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
  • 425 666-2
  • 425 667-2
  • 425 668-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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