John Tavener - Akhmatova Requiem

Artist:
John Tavener
Category:
Classical
Name:
Akhmatova Requiem
Quality:
FLAC, MP3
Label: NMC ‎– NMC D208
Type: CD, Reissue
Country: UK
Date of released: 2014
Category: Classical
Style: Contemporary



Tracklist Hide Credits

Akhmatova Requiem
Bass-Baritone Vocals – John Shirley-QuirkConductor – Gennadi RozhdestvenskyOrchestra – BBC Symphony OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Phyllis Bryn-JulsonWords By – Anna Akhmatova*Words By [Translated Into English By] – Sergei Hackel
(52:20)
1 Requiem 0:47
2 I Dedication 12:43
3 II Introduction 3:36
4 III 3:08
5 IV 0:37
6 V 1:18
7 VI 2:01
8 VII 3:35
9 VIII 1:27
10 IX 1:30
11 X The Sentence 1:13
12 XI To Death 2:34
13 XII 1:39
14 XIII Crucifixion 0:44
15 XIV 4:36
16 XV 1:04
17 XVI Epilogue 2:15
18 XVII Epilogue II 7:35
Six Russian Folk-Songs
Bassoon – Brian WightmanCello – Christopher Van KampenDomra – Robert CalcuttEnsemble – Nash Ensemble*Flute – Judith PearcePiano – John ConstableSoprano Vocals – Elise RossTrumpet – James Watson Violin – Marcia Crayford, Monica Huggett
(16:16)
19 O Dark Autumn Night 3:37
20 In The Garden Stands A Pretty Birch Tree 2:42
21 Darling, Let Us Walk By The Banks Of The Volga 2:00
22 I Have Seen The Great Wide World 1:17
23 Pretty Maid, Why Do You Stare So Longingly? 2:52
24 Kalinka 3:48

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Royal Albert Hall
  • Recorded At – The Roundhouse
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – BBC
  • Copyright (c) – NMC Recordings Ltd.

Credits

  • Artwork [Cover] – Kazimir Malevich*
  • Composed By, Liner Notes – John Tavener
  • Cover [Image], Graphics – Francois Hall*
  • Executive-Producer – Colin Matthews
  • Producer – C B Samuelson*
  • Remastered By – David Lefeber
  • Sleeve Notes – Elizabeth Seymour

Notes

Manufactured in the EU

Total timing: 69' 00"

Produced in association with BBC Radio 3

With generous support from the Britten-Pears Foundation

Supported by Arts Council England

Recorded live as part of the BBC Proms:
tracks 1 to 18 in the Royal Albert Hall, London on 27th August 1981
tracks 19 to 24 in The Roundhouse, London on 2nd September 1979

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 023363 020824
  • Label Code: LC-03128
  • SPARS Code: DDD

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
15656 91972 Tavener* Akhmatova Requiem ‎(CD, Comp) BBC Radio Classics 15656 91972 UK 1997