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Author Benjamin, George, composer, conductor

Title Into the little hill ; Flight ; Dream of the song / George Benjamin
Published [Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, UK] : Nimbus Records, [2017]


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Contents Into the little hill : a lyric tale in two parts, for soprano, contalto and ensemble of 15 players, 2006 (34:48) -- Flight : 1979 (9:51) -- Dream of the song : for countertenor, female chorus and orchestra, 2014-15 (19:38)
Notes The 1st work is an opera; the 2nd work for solo flute
Text of the 1st work by Martin Crimp; of the 3rd by Solomon Ibn Gabirol, Samuel HaNagid, and Federico García Lorca (the Hebrew texts translated by Peter Cole)
Editions recorded: Faber Music
Performer In the 1st work: Hila Plitmann, soprano ; Susan Bickley, contralto ; London Sinfonietta, the composer conducting. In the 2nd work: Michael Cox, flute. In the 3rd work: Bejun Mehta, countertenor ; Nederlands Kamerkoor ; Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the composer conducting
Event 1st work recorded 2013 July 31 The Warehouse, Studio 1, London
2nd work recorded 2012 12 Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
3rd work recorded live 2015 September 25-26 Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
Notes Sung principally in English; portions of the 3rd work sung in Spanish
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Subject Ibn Gabirol, active 11th century -- Musical settings
Samuel, ha-Nagid, 993-1056 -- Musical settings
García Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936 -- Musical settings
García Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936
Ibn Gabirol, active 11th century
Samuel, ha-Nagid, 993-1056
Flute music.
Choruses, Secular (Women's voices) with orchestra.
Choruses, Secular (Women's voices) with orchestra
Flute music
Genre/Form Streaming audio
Art music
Musical settings
Art music.
Musique savante.
Form Streaming audio
Author Crimp, Martin, 1956- librettist.
Ibn Gabirol, active 11th century, author.
Samuel, ha-Nagid, 993-1056, author.
García Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936, author.
Cole, Peter, 1957- translator.
Plitmann, Hila, singer
Bickley, Susan, singer
Cox, Michael (Flute player), instrumentalist.
Mehta, Bejun, singer
Container of (work): Benjamin, George. Into the little hill.
Container of (work): Benjamin, George. Flight.
Container of (work): Benjamin, George. Dream of the song.
London Sinfonietta, instrumentalist.
Nederlands Kamerkoor, singer.
Concertgebouworkest, instrumentalist.
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