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The Resource The mask of Orpheus, Harrison Birtwistle

The mask of Orpheus, Harrison Birtwistle

Label
The mask of Orpheus
Title
The mask of Orpheus
Statement of responsibility
Harrison Birtwistle
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Instrumentalist
Librettist
Performer
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • und
  • eng
  • und
  • eng
  • eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • biography of composer or author
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
CUS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Birtwistle, Harrison
Date time place
Recorded live Apr. 11-12, 1996 at the Royal Festival Hall, London
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung principally in English and, in part, an invented language
PerformerNote
Marie Angel, soprano ; Jean Rigby, Anne-Marie Owens, mezzo-sopranos ; Jon Garrison, Peter Bronder, tenors ; Alan Opie, Omar Ebrahim, baritones ; supporting soloists ; BBC Singers ; BBC Symphony Orchestra ; Andrew Davis, Martyn Brabbins, conductors
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1935-1987,
  • 1953-
  • 1953-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zinovieff, Peter,
  • Anderson, Barry
  • Angel, Marie
  • Rigby, Jean,
  • Owens, Anne-Marie,
  • Garrison, Jon,
  • Bronder, Peter
  • Opie, Alan,
  • Ebrahim, Omar,
  • Davis, Andrew
  • Brabbins, Martyn,
  • Birtwistle, Harrison
  • BBC Singers,
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra,
  • IRCAM (Research institute : France)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Orpheus
Label
The mask of Orpheus, Harrison Birtwistle
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Lyric tragedy in three acts"--Program notes
  • Libretto by Peter Zinovieff
  • Employs extensive electronic music sections realized by Barry Anderson in association with IRCAM
  • Compact discs
  • Program and biographical notes in English with French and German translations (79 p. : ill.) and libretto (69 [i.e. , 138] p. : ill.) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
39784939
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs (2:42:17)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
023363005029
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
NMC D050
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
The mask of Orpheus, Harrison Birtwistle
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Lyric tragedy in three acts"--Program notes
  • Libretto by Peter Zinovieff
  • Employs extensive electronic music sections realized by Barry Anderson in association with IRCAM
  • Compact discs
  • Program and biographical notes in English with French and German translations (79 p. : ill.) and libretto (69 [i.e. , 138] p. : ill.) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
39784939
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs (2:42:17)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
023363005029
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
NMC D050
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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