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Author Todd, Will.

Title The burning road [sound recording] / Will Todd ; words by Ben Dunwell. The company of heaven / Benjamin Britten.

Published London : Silva Classics, p1998, c1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank CD M  7396  discs  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank CD M  7396  booklet  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Uniform title Burning road
Physical description 2 sound discs (CD) (82 mins.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + notes.
Notes The 1st work a secular cantata for solo voices (SBar), chorus and orchestra; the 2nd work a sacred cantata for speakers, solo voices (ST), chorus, timpani, organ and strings.
The 1st work is based on the story of the Jarrow March of 1936 to protest the closing of the Jarrow Shipyards; text of the 2nd work selected by R. Ellis Roberts.
Program notes by Ralph Woodward and the conductor, notes on the conductor, orchestra, chorus, and on the composer and author of the text of the 2nd work, and complete texts of both works, in container.
Contents disc 1. The forgotten town ; The change ; The song of the march ; The burning road -- disc 2, pt.1. Before the creation. pt.2. Angels in scripture. pt.3. Angels in common life and at our death.
Performers In 1st work: Jennifer Maybee, soprano ; Graeme Danby, baritone. In 2nd work: Fiona Shaw, Jonathan Pryce, speakers ; Charlotte Kinder, soprano ; Harry Nicholl, tenor ; Paul Knappitt, organ ; Matthew Turner, timpani. In both works: Crouch End Festival Chorus ; National Sinfonia ; David Temple, conductor.
Notes Recorded at Abbey Road, Studio One, Nov. 22, 1997 (1st work), and at Henry Wood Hall, London, July 18, 1998 (2nd work).
Language notes Both works sung in English; programme notes in English.
Other author Maybee, Jennifer. Performer.
Danby, Graeme. Performer.
Dunwell, Ben. Librettist.
Shaw, Fiona, 1958- Performer.
Pryce, Jonathan. Performer.
Kinder, Charlotte. Performer.
Nicholl, Harry. Performer.
Knappitt, Paul. Performer.
Turner, Matthew. Performer.
Roberts, R. Ellis (Richard Ellis), 1879-1953. Librettist.
Temple, David. Conductor.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Company of heaven.
Crouch End Festival Chorus. Performer.
National Sinfonia. Performer.
Subject Dunwell, Ben -- Musical settings.
Roberts, R. Ellis (Richard Ellis), 1879-1953 -- Musical settings.
Cantatas, Secular.
Working class -- England -- Jarrow -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century -- Songs and music.
Unemployed -- England -- Jarrow -- History -- 20th century -- Songs and music.
Cantatas, Sacred.
Michaelmas music.
Jarrow (England) -- Demonstration, 1936 -- Songs and music.
Variant Title Company of heaven
Publisher Number SILKD 6021 Silva Classics