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Author Birtwistle, Harrison

Title The fields of sorrow : Verses for ensembles ; Nenia : the death of Orpheus / Harrison Birtwistle
Published Monmouth, UK : Lyrita, [2008]
℗2008

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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file)
Contents The Fields of Sorrow / Harrison Birtwistle ; Decimus Magnus Ausonius (Jane Manning, soprano ; David Atherton, conductor ; members London Sinfonietta ; London Sinfonietta Chorus) -- Verses for Ensembles / Harrison Birtwistle (David Atherton, conductor ; members London Sinfonietta) -- Nenia: The Death of Orpheus / Harrison Birtwistle ; Peter Zinovieff (Jane Manning, soprano ; Alan Hacker, conductor ; Matrix)
Notes The 1st work for 2 sopranos, chorus and 16 players; the 2nd work for 5 woodwinds, 5 brass, and 3 percussionists; the 3rd work a 'dramatic scene' for soprano, 3 bass clarinets, clarinet, piano, prepared piano, and crotales
Text of the 1st work by Decimus Ausonius; text of the 3rd work by Peter Zinovieff
Performer Jane Manning, soprano ; London Sinfonietta ; David Atherton, conductor ; The Matrix ; Alan Hacker, conductor
Event Recorded in January & May 1973, London
Notes The 1st work sung in Latin; the 3rd work sung in English
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Subject Zinovieff, Peter -- Musical settings
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus -- Musical settings
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus.
Zinovieff, Peter.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with instrumental ensemble.
Instrumental ensembles.
Songs with instrumental ensemble.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with instrumental ensemble.
Instrumental ensembles.
Songs with instrumental ensemble.
Genre/Form Streaming audio
Musical settings.
Musical settings.
Mises en musique.
Form Streaming audio
Author Zinovieff, Peter
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus
Manning, Jane
Atherton, David, 1944-
Hacker, Alan
Birtwistle, Harrison. Verses for ensembles.
Birtwistle, Harrison. Nenia.
Birtwistle, Harrison. Fields of sorrow.
London Sinfonietta.
Matrix (Musical group)
Other Titles Works. Selections
Verses for ensembles
Nenia
Verses for ensembles
Nenia