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The Resource The mask of Orpheus, Harrison Birtwistle

The mask of Orpheus, Harrison Birtwistle

Label
The mask of Orpheus
Title
The mask of Orpheus
Statement of responsibility
Harrison Birtwistle
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Instrumentalist
Librettist
Performer
Vocalist
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • und
  • eng
  • und
  • eng
  • eng
Related
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • biography of composer or author
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
CUS
Date time place
Recorded live at the Royal Festival Hall, London, Apr. 11-12, 1996
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung principally in English and, in part, an invented language
PerformerNote
Marie Angel, soprano ; Jean Rigby, Anne-Marie Owens, mezzo-sopranos ; Jon Garrison, Peter Bronder, tenors ; Alan Opie, Omar Ebrahim, baritones ; supporting soloists ; BBC Singers ; BBC Symphony Orchestra ; Andrew Davis, Martyn Brabbins, conductors
Label
The mask of Orpheus, Harrison Birtwistle
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Lyric tragedy in three acts"--Program notes
  • Libretto by Peter Zinovieff
  • Employs extensive electronic music sections realized by Barry Anderson in association with IRCAM
  • Compact discs (DDD)
  • Includes booklet of program notes in English with French and German translations (79 p. : ports.) and libretto (69 [i.e., 138] p.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs (2:42:17)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 3159
Other control number
023363005029
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
NMC D050
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39784939
  • (OCoLC)ocn370487016
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The mask of Orpheus, Harrison Birtwistle
Publication
Note
  • "Lyric tragedy in three acts"--Program notes
  • Libretto by Peter Zinovieff
  • Employs extensive electronic music sections realized by Barry Anderson in association with IRCAM
  • Compact discs (DDD)
  • Includes booklet of program notes in English with French and German translations (79 p. : ports.) and libretto (69 [i.e., 138] p.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs (2:42:17)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 3159
Other control number
023363005029
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
NMC D050
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39784939
  • (OCoLC)ocn370487016
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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