Sir Michael Tippett: Symphonies/New Year Suite (Chandos Audio 3-disc set)

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Symphonies/New Year Suite (Chandos Audio 3-disc set)

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Publisher: Select Music

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Faye Robinson soprano
Timothy Holmes - Kyle Horch - Melanie Bush, saxophones
Steven Smith - Alan Taylor, electric guitars
Robert Millett kit drums

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Richard Hickox

Recorded in: Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, 1992-1994
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Contents

Symphony No. 1 I Allegro vigoroso: quasi alla breve II Adagio III Presto IV Allegro moderato ma con brio e più tarde con delicatezza Symphony No. 2 I Allegro vigoroso II Adagio molto e tranquillo III Presto veloce IV Allegro moderato Symphony No. 3 1 Allegro non troppo e pestante 2 Lento 16:18 3 Allegro molto 4 Slow Blues. Andante (As I drew nurture from my mother's breast. . .) 5 Fast Blues. Allegro (O, I'll go walking. . .) 6 Slow Blues. Largo (I found the man grown to a dwarf. . .) 7 Pochissimo meno mosso (They sang that when she waved her wings. . .) Symphony No. 4 1 Introduction and Exposition. Tempo 2 Fig. 21† - Development 1 (Fig. 25). Tempo 3 3 Slow Movement (Fig. 52). Tempo 1 4 Development 2 (Fig. 78). Tempo 2 5 Scherzo and Trios (Fig. 100). Tempo 3 6 Fig. 139. Tempo 1 - Development 3 (Fig. 144) 7 Recapitulation (Fig. 160) New Year Suite 1 The Space Ship Lands 2 Prelude 3 The Shaman Dance 4 The Hunt for the Scapegoat 5 Donny's Skarade 6 Donny's Dream 7 Dream Interlude 8 Jo Ann's Dreamsong 9 Love Scene for Jo Ann and Pelegrin 10 The Paradise Dance 11 The Beating-Out of the Scapegoat (the Bad Old Year) 12 Ringing in the New Year 13 The Space Ship Takes Off Again