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BIRTWISTLE, H.: Gawain [Opera] (M. Angel, A. Howells, F. le Roux, John Tomlinson, Royal Opera House Orchestra, E. Howarth)

Composer(s)Birtwistle, Harrison
Artist(s)
Period(s) Contemporary
Genre Classical Music
Category Opera
Catalogue NMCD200
Label NMC Recordings
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BIRTWISTLE, H.: Gawain [Opera] (M. Angel, A. Howells, F. le Roux, John Tomlinson, Royal Opera House Orchestra, E. Howarth) 2:17:00   
DISC 1
  Gawain (1994 revised version)          
      Act I: Overture 1:17       
      Act I: The Story Begins: Night after night (Morgan, The Lady) 6:23       
      Act I: The Court: They tire me (Arthur, Guinevere, Morgan, The Lady) 5:15       
      Act I: Three Riddles: There was a man (The Fool, Agravain, Ywain) 2:05       
      Act I: Arthur's Response: How can I eat? (Arthur, The Fool, Morgan, The Lady, Guinevere) 2:24       
      Act I: Door Knock; Prophesies and Threats: This is the hour of legacy or loss (Morgan, The Lady) 0:34       
      Act I: Mystery of the Open Door: It's nothing (Arthur, Guinevere, Morgan, The Lady) 1:52       
      Act I: Another Riddle: Something stranger than charity (The Fool) 0:46       
      Act I: Door Knock; Prophesies and Threats: Now is the hour of legacy or loss (Morgan, The Lady) 0:33       
      Act I: Entrance of the Green Knight: Now I shall test his strength (Morgan, The Lady) 1:07       
      Act I: The Green Knight Rides into the Court 1:09       
      Act I: The Green Knight's Challenge: Which of you is king? (The Green Knight, Baldwin, Ywain, Agravain, Gawain, Arthur, Morgan, The Lady) 9:14       
      Act I: The Court's Reaction; Gawain Accepts the Challenge: God's name (Baldwin, Ywain, Agravain, Gawain, The Green Knight) 3:35       
      Act I: The Raising of the Axe 1:13       
      Act I: Time Frozen (Reprise; Prophesies; Riddles; Door Knock): This is the moment that waited for you (Morgan, The Lady, The Fool) 3:03       
      Act I: Gawain Decapitates the Green Knight: God's Name! (The Green Knight, Guinevere, Baldwin, Arthur, Ywain, The Fool, Agravain, Morgan, The Lady) 1:15       
      Act I: The Severed Head Instructs Gawain: My title is Knight of the Green Chapel (The Green Knight, Gawain) 4:05       
      Act I: The Green Knight Rides Off 0:38       
      Act I: The Court's Reaction: It's nothing (Arthur, The Green Knight, Guinevere, Morgan, The Lady) 1:48       
      Act I: Duet: Prophesies and Threats: Now that you've seen its face (Morgan, The Lady, Arthur) 1:50       
      Tableau I: Winter: Day (Women's Chorus) 0:52       
      Tableau I: Winter: Night: Here is your second birth (Men's Chorus, Ywain, Agravain, Baldwin, Arthur, Guinevere, The Fool, Morgan) 1:11       
      Tableau II: Spring: Day (Women's Chorus) 0:53       
      Tableau II: Spring: Night: Here is your second skin (Men's Chorus, Ywain, Agravain, Baldwin, Arthur, Guinevere, The Fool, Morgan) 1:11       
      Tableau III: Summer: Day (Women's Chorus) 0:56       
      Tableau III: Summer: Night: Here is your second flesh (Men's Chorus, Ywain, Agravain, Baldwin, Arthur, Guinevere, The Fool, Morgan) 1:10       
      Tableau IV: Autumn: Day (Women's Chorus) 0:53       
      Tableau IV: Autumn: Night: Here is your second arm (Men's Chorus, Ywain, Agravain, Baldwin, Arthur, Guinevere, The Fool, Morgan) 1:11       
      Tableau V: Winter II: Day (Women's Chorus) 0:53       
      Tableau V: Winter II: Night: Here is your badge of steel (Ywain, Agravain, Baldwin, Arthur, Guinevere, The Fool) 1:09       
      Tableau V: Winter II: Coda: Now with a single step (Morgan) 0:46       
DISC 2
  Gawain (1994 revised version)          
      Act II: Morgan le Fay's Prediction: Now with a single step (Morgan, Gawain) 5:19       
      Act II: The Journey 1:32       
      Act II: A Glimpse: Soon what you most love (Bertilak, The Lady) 0:15       
      Act II: The Journey Continues: A single step (Morgan, Gawain) 1:34       
      Act II: A Glimpse of the Future: Soon... what you want, you'll have (The Lady, Bertilak) 0:12       
      Act II: The Journey Continues: A day, another day, a week of days (Morgan, Gawain) 1:36       
      Act II: A Glimpse of the Future: Soon you'll see its face (The Lady, Bertilak) 0:11       
      Act II: The Journey Continues: Another mile, another day, another week (Morgan, Gawain) 1:52       
      Act II: A Glimpse of the Future: This is the hour of vanity or choice (The Lady, Bertilak) 0:12       
      Act II: The Journey Continues: Mile after mile, day after day, week after week (Morgan, Bertilak, The Lady) 2:13       
      Act II: Castle de Hautdesert: Welcome, welcome, welcome (Bertilak, The Lady, Morgan, Gawain) 1:17       
      Act II: Dance Aria: Now we shall learn (The Lady, Morgan, Bertilak) 1:50       
      Act II: Bertilak de Hautdesert's Welcome and Gawain's Foreboding: My food, my wine, my hearth (Bertilak, Morgan, Gawain) 3:51       
      Act II: The First Lullaby: Lie down without fear of the dark (Morgan, Gawain) 2:31       
      Act II: The First Hunt and Temptation: The door was unlocked (The Lady, Gawain) 4:25       
      Act II: An aside from Morgan le Fay 1: A gift he must not refuse (Morgan) 0:31       
      Act II: Bertilak de Hautdesert's Return 1: Who's there...? (Gawain, Morgan, Bertilak) 1:30       
      Act II: The Second Lullaby: Lie down without fear of the dark (Morgan, Gawain) 2:24       
      Act II: The Second Hunt and Temptation: Are you Gawain? (The Lady, Gawain) 3:18       
      Act II: An aside from Morgan le Fay 2: A word he must not hear (Morgan, Gawain) 0:43       
      Act II: Bertilak de Hautdesert's Return 2: Here's your trophy (Bertilak, Gawain) 0:57       
      Act II: The Third Lullaby: Lie down without fear of the dark (Morgan, Gawain) 2:37       
      Act II: The Third Hunt and Temptation: Winter sun on melting snow: it's blinding (The Lady, Gawain, Morgan) 5:28       
      Act II: An aside from Morgan le Fay 3: Who's there...? (Gawain, Morgan) 0:28       
      Act II: Bertilak de Hautdesert's Return 3: I hunted all day (Bertilak, Gawain) 1:07       
      Act II: Prophesies and Threats: Soon - the moment that waited for you (Morgan, The Lady, Gawain) 3:43       
      Act II: The Green Chapel: Fear of death (The Green Knight, Gawain) 2:01       
      Act II: Gawain Faces Death: Now I acquit myself (Gawain, Morgan, The Green Knight) 2:51       
      Act II: Gawain's Reprieve: The first blow (The Green Knight, Gawain, Morgan) 4:04       
      Act II: The Joruney Back Begins 0:28       
      Act II: The Court (Riddles and Prophesies): Arthur - join us (Guinevere, Arthur, The Fool, Morgan) 4:31       
      Act II: Gawain's Return: Gawain (Members of the Court, Arthur, Ywain, Agravain, The Fool, Baldwin, Guinevere, Morgan) 3:35       
      Act II: Gawain's Epilogue: I left this place (Gawain) 3:35       
      Act II: Coda: Now, at the year's dead end (Morgan) 3:08       
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