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The Resource The rescue of Penelope ; : Phaedra, Benjamin Britten

The rescue of Penelope ; : Phaedra, Benjamin Britten

Label
The rescue of Penelope ; : Phaedra
Title
The rescue of Penelope ;
Title remainder
Phaedra
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Britten
Creator
Contributor
Arranger of music
Conductor
Narrator
Performer
Singer
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
  • eng
Related
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • technical information on music
  • historical information
Cataloging source
SNN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1913-1976
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Britten, Benjamin
Date time place
Recorded Apr. 22-23 and Nov. 4-5, 1995, BBC Studio 7, Manchester; the 1st work "world premiere"--Container
Form of composition
cantatas
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Both works performed in English; words of the 2nd from Robert Lowell's verse translation of Racine's Phèdre
PerformerNote
Janet Baker, narrator ; Alison Hagley, soprano ; Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo-soprano ; John Mark Ainsley, tenor ; William Dazeley, bass (all in 1st work) ; Lorraine Hunt, soprano (2nd work) ; Hallé Orchestra ; Kent Nagano, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1901-1965
  • 1917-1977,
  • 1639-1699
  • 1933-
  • 1966-
  • 1954-2006,
  • 1951-
  • 1913-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • De Souza, Chris,
  • Sackville-West, Edward
  • Lowell, Robert
  • Homer
  • Racine, Jean
  • Baker, Janet
  • Hagley, Alison,
  • Wyn-Rogers, Catherine,
  • Ainsley, John Mark,
  • Dazeley, William
  • Hunt Lieberson, Lorraine
  • Nagano, Kent
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Hallé Orchestra,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Incidental music, Arranged
  • Monologues with music (Vocal quartet with orchestra)
  • Solo cantatas, Secular (Medium voice)
Label
The rescue of Penelope ; : Phaedra, Benjamin Britten
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • The 1st work originally incidental music to a radio play by Edward Sackville-West, based on Homer, as synthesized for concert performance by Chris de Souza; the 2nd work a solo cantata
  • Compact disc
  • Ed. recorded: Faber Music
  • Durations: 36:02; 14:57
  • Notes by Chris de Souza, Donald Mitchell, and Philip Reed and vocal texts, all in English with French and German translations (55 p.) 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
35147633
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
0630127132
Other physical details
digital, stereophonic
Publisher number
0630-12713-2
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
The rescue of Penelope ; : Phaedra, Benjamin Britten
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • The 1st work originally incidental music to a radio play by Edward Sackville-West, based on Homer, as synthesized for concert performance by Chris de Souza; the 2nd work a solo cantata
  • Compact disc
  • Ed. recorded: Faber Music
  • Durations: 36:02; 14:57
  • Notes by Chris de Souza, Donald Mitchell, and Philip Reed and vocal texts, all in English with French and German translations (55 p.) 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
35147633
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
0630127132
Other physical details
digital, stereophonic
Publisher number
0630-12713-2
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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