Harrison Birtwistle: The Mask of Orpheus (NMC Audio 3CD box set)

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Catalogue No: NMCD050
The Mask of Orpheus (NMC Audio 3CD box set)

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Birtwistle's awe-inspiring masterpiece is a key work in the development of post-war opera, groundbreaking in its fusion of music, song, drama, myth and electronics.

Reviews
"Music of utterly compelling beauty and sheer elemental force"
The Independent

"This has to be one of the most important recording events of the decade"
The Sunday Times

"A landmark recording of a contemporary operatic masterpiece"
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Contents

The Mask of Orpheus - Act I: Parados The Mask of Orpheus - Act I sc i: 1st Poem of Reminiscence The Mask of Orpheus - Act I sc i: First Act of Love The Mask of Orpheus - Act I sc i: First Passing Cloud The Mask of Orpheus - Act I sc i: First Structure of Decision The Mask of Orpheus - Act I sc i: First Ceremony The Mask of Orpheus - Act I sc i: First Love Duet The Mask of Orpheus - Act I sc i: First Song of Magic The Mask of Orpheus - Act I sc i: First Immortal Dance