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Author Glass, Philip.

Title Akhnaten [sound recording] / [music by] Philip Glass ; [libretto by Philip Glass in association with Shalom Goldman, Robert Israel and Richard Riddell ; vocal text drawn from original sources by Shalom Goldman].

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : CBS Masterworks, [1987]


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Description 2 audio discs (129 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 020900
Description performed music prm rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
Note Opera in 3 acts.
Sung principally in Egyptian, Akkadian, and Hebrew; narration in English.
Performer Paul Esswood, countertenor ; Milagro Vargas, alto ; Melinda Liebermann, soprano ; Tero Hannula, baritone ; Helmut Holzapfel, tenor ; Cornelius Hauptmann, bass ; David Warrilow, narrator ; supporting soloists ; Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Dennis Russell Davies, conductor.
Note Ed. recorded: New York, NY : Dunvagen Music Publishers.
Event Recorded 1987, at Karlshöhe Church and Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany.
Note Compact discs.
Program notes by the composer and S. Goldman, and synopsis, in English with French and German translations, and libretto with English, French and German translations (93 p. : ill., ports.) laid in container.
Subject Akhenaton, King of Egypt -- Drama -- Sound recordings.
Operas -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Goldman, Shalom, librettist.
Israel, Robert, 1943- librettist.
Riddell, Richard Vernon, librettist.
Esswood, Paul, singer.
Vargas, Milagro, singer.
Liebermann, Melinda, singer.
Hannula, Tero, singer.
Holzapfel, Helmut, singer.
Hauptmann, Cornelius, singer.
Warrilow, David, narrator.
Davies, Dennis Russell, conductor.
Staatsoper Stuttgart, performer.
Music No. M2K 42457 CBS Masterworks

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