Clytemnestra - Ruby Hughes

Clytemnestra - Ruby Hughes

BIS-2408 (BIS Records, SACD)

DSD
Multi-channel/Stereo
NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 54'46"
Tracks: 17
Booklet pages: 36
© 2019 BIS Records AB
Main country of recording: UK
Reviewer: Geoff Pearce
Review of Clytemnestra - Ruby Hughes published on 28 February 2020


Listen: Rhian Samuel: Lament for his Absence (Clytemnestra) (track 12, 1:47-2:46)

Ruby Hughes, soprano
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Lesley Hatfield, leader
Jac van Steen, conductor

Gustav Mahler:

Rückert-Lieder
1 Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder!
2 Ich atmet' einen linden Duft!
3 Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
4 Um Mitternacht
5 Liebst du um Schönheit (orchestrated by Max Puttmann)

Alban Berg:

Altenberg Lieder, Op 4 - Fünf Orchesterlieder, nach Ansichtkarten-Texten von Peter Altenberg
6 Seele, wie bist du schöner
7 Sahst du nach dem Gewitterregen den Wald?
8 Über die Grenzen des All
9 Nichts ist gekommen
10 Hier ist Friede (Passacaglia)

Rhian Samuel (born 1944):

Clytemnestra for soprano and orchestra (1994, after Aeschylus - English version assembled by the composer) - first recording, in the presence of the composer
11 The Chain of Flame
12 Lament for his Absence
13 Agamemnon's Return -
14 The Deed (orchestral)
15 Confession
16 Defiance
17 Epilogue: Dirge

Recorded in April 2018 at Hoddinott Hall, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, Wales, UK.

 

 

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