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Alfred : extended extracts / Thomas Arne.

Author/creator Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778
Format Audio (CD) and Musical Sound Recording
Publication Info[London] : BBC Music Magazine, ℗1997.
Description1 audio disc (51:02) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorPierard, Catherine, performer.
Other author/creatorHolton, Ruth, 1961- performer.
Other author/creatorMontague, Diana, performer.
Other author/creatorSears, Nicholas, performer.
Other author/creatorPadmore, Mark, performer.
Other author/creatorWallace, Stephen, 1970- performer.
Other author/creatorKraemer, Nicholas, conductor.
Other author/creatorOrchestra of the Age of Enlightenment performer.
Uniform titleAlfred. Selections
Variant title Title on container: Thomas Arne's Alfred : an early English opera
Series BBC music magazine ; vol. 5, no. 10
BBC music magazine ; vol. 5, no. 10. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Act I. Overture (6:30) -- The shepherd's plain life (3:33) -- Sweet valley say (2:01) -- Let not those who love complain (4:00) -- Act II. Love's the tyrant of the heart (3:32) -- From the dawn of early morning (5:44) -- Hear, Alfred, hear (2:29) -- Gracious heav'n, O hear me (5:30) -- Vengeance, O come inspire me! (6:15) -- There honour comes (2:28) -- Act III. Ah me, what fears oppress... Guardian angels, O descend (3:02) -- March with a side drum (1:34) -- Rule, Britannia (4:17).
General noteExtended excerpts from his "English opera"--Program notes.
General noteIssued with BBC music magazine, June 1997.
General noteTrack-by-track listening guide accompanying this CD and published in BBC music magazine on file in the MBRS Recorded Sound Section paperwork file.
General noteCompact disc.
General noteProgram notes by Jonathan Keates ([2] p.) inserted in container.
General noteTitle from disc label.
Performer Catherine Pierard, Ruth Holton, sopranos ; Diana Montague, mezzo-soprano ; Nicholas Sears, Mark Padmore, tenors ; Stephen Wallace, countertenor ; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment ; Nicholas Kraemer, conductor.
Date/time/place of a event noteRecorded Studio 1, Maida Vale, London, Oct. 16-17, 1995.
Other title BBC music magazine.
LCCN 2008643783
Publisher numberBBC MM58 BBC Music Magazine

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