Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Melencolia 1: I. Harrison Birtwistle 3:22
2 Melencolia 1: II. Harrison Birtwistle 3:43
3 Melencolia 1: III. Harrison Birtwistle 4:44
4 Melencolia 1: IV. Harrison Birtwistle 5:45
5 Melencolia 1: V. Harrison Birtwistle 6:59
6 Ritual Fragment Harrison Birtwistle 11:33
7 Meridian: I. Harrison Birtwistle 3:06
8 Meridian: II. Harrison Birtwistle 4:20
9 Meridian: III. Harrison Birtwistle 3:23
10 Meridian: IV. Harrison Birtwistle 2:26
11 Meridian: V. Harrison Birtwistle 1:15
12 Meridian: VI. Harrison Birtwistle 1:34
13 Meridian: VII. Harrison Birtwistle 2:57
14 Meridian: VIII. Harrison Birtwistle 2:34
15 Meridian: IX. Harrison Birtwistle 3:59
16 Meridian: X. Harrison Birtwistle 1:37

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Antony Pay (clarinetist) (tracks 1–5)
cello:
Christopher van Kampen (tracks 7–16)
horn:
Michael Thompson (British horn player and conductor) (tracks 7–16)
harp:
Helen Tunstall (harp) (tracks 1–5)
choir vocals:
London Sinfonietta Voices (tracks 7–16)
composer:
Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1970 – 1971) (tracks 7–16)
Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1976) (tracks 1–5)
Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1990) (track 6)
conductor:
Oliver Knussen (tracks 1–16)
dedicated to:
Michael Vyner (track 6)
lyricist:
Christopher Logue (tracks 7–16)
Thomas Wyatt (English poet) (tracks 7–16)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Mary King (mezzo-soprano) (tracks 7–16)
orchestra:
London Sinfonietta (tracks 1–16)
edits:
is the basis for:
Cortege (track 6)
partial recording of:
Melencolia I (tracks 1–5)
Meridian (tracks 7–16)
recording of:
Ritual Fragment (track 6)

Release

ASIN:UK: B000027J0Q [info]