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BERGMAN, E.: Singing Tree (The) [Opera] (Lindroos, Hellekant, Dominante Choir, Tapiola Chamber Choir, Finnish National Opera Orchestra, Söderblom)

    

BERGMAN, E.: Singing Tree (The) [Opera] (Lindroos, Hellekant, Dominante Choir, Tapiola Chamber Choir, Finnish National Opera Orchestra, Söderblom)



Disc 1

Bergman, Erik
Carpelan, Bo, lyricist(s)

  Det sjungande tradet (The Singing Tree), Op. 110
1.   I. Prologue: The Tree of Life stands at the center, its roots encircling the prince Hatt's lair, its crown reflecting all the wonder of life (Prince Hatt, Witch) 00:10:51
2.   Act I Scene 1: The Royal Court: The King of Light is leaving for the town and asks his three daughters what gifts they would like to receive on his return (King, Fool, Princess, Princess 1, Princess 2 00:06:45
3.   Act I Scene 2: Fool sings of chivalrous love to his marionette puppet (Fool) 00:01:31
4.   Act I Scene 3: Prince Hatt pleads with his mother to set him free (Prince Hatt, Witch) 00:06:22
5.   Act I Scene 4: The Fool explains to his puppet all the finer points of love's mysteries (Fool) 00:02:16
6.   Act I Scene 5: The King and his escort encounter the Singing Tree (King, Servant) 00:03:40
7.   Act I Scene 6: The Fool comments on the action so far (Fool) 00:02:11
8.   Act I Scene 7: The Royal Court: On the King's arrival at the castle, the young princess runs to meet him (King, Princess, Princess 1, Princess 2) 00:03:44
9.   Act I Scene 8: Prince Hatt's underground lair (Prince Hatt, Princess, Witch) 00:05:05
10.   Act I Scene 9: The fool relates the events so far to his puppet (Fool) 00:03:37
11.   Act I Scene 10: The Royal Court: The sisters demand to see the young Princess' betrothed (Princess, Princess 1, Princess 2, Witch, Fool) 00:04:00
12.   Act I Scene 11: Prince Hatt's lair: The Princess gains the permission of the Prince to go to meet her father (Prince Hatt, Princess, Princess 1, Princess 2, Witch) 00:03:01
13.   Act I Scene 12: The Fool comments on the action to his puppet and predicts the turn of events to come (Fool) 00:02:28
14.   Act I Scene 13: The Royal Court: The King and the sisters convince the young Princess that she must meet her betrothed face to face at all cost (King, Princess, Princess 1, Princess 2, Fool) 00:05:34
15.   Act I Scene 14: Prince Hatt's lair: The Princess shines a light on the Prince's face while he is asleep (Princess, Prince Hatt, Witch) 00:05:35


Disc 2

Bergman, Erik
Carpelan, Bo, lyricist(s)

  Det sjungande tradet (The Singing Tree), Op. 110
1.   Interlude: The Fool comments on the action (Fool) 00:03:31
2.   Act II Scene 1: The Princess' lament (Princess) 00:03:53
3.   Act II Scene 2: The King comes across his daughter but does not recognise her at first (The King, Princess) 00:03:38
4.   Act II Scene 3: The Witch's lair: The Witch curses the name of the Princess to Prince Hatt, blaming her for betraying her lonely, confused and despairing son (Witch, Prince Hatt) 00:04:46
5.   Act II Scene 4: The Market: The Princess and the Fool have come to the market (Fruit Seller, Fool, Folks, Merry - makers, Princess) 00:15:49
6.   Act II Scene 5: The Witch and the Princess battle for the heart of Prince Hatt (Witch, Princess) 00:05:37
7.   Act II Scene 6: The Princess, clothed in tatters, meets Prince Hatt, who recognises her voice (Prince Hatt, Princess) 00:05:21
8.   Act II Scene 7: The Fool comments on the action to his puppet, and relates events yet to come (Fool) 00:01:53
9.   Act II Scene 8: The Witch invites the court to the wedding to witness her power - The Witch's destruction (Witch, King, Prince Hatt, Princess) 00:07:42
10.   Act II: Epilogue: Autumn wind whistles in the tree. Prince Hatt and the Princess, now in old - age, reflect on all that has happened (Prince Hatt, Princess) 00:09:32

Total Playing Time: 02:08:22






Composer(s):
Bergman, Erik

Lyricist(s):
Carpelan, Bo

Conductor(s):
Soderblom, Ulf

Orchestra(s):
Finnish National Opera Orchestra

Choir(s):
Dominante Choir; Tapiola Chamber Choir

Artist(s):
Hannula, Kaisa; Harju, Marianne; Hellekant, Charlotte; Jakobsson, Anna-Lisa; Lindroos, Peter; Nyman, Tom; Salomaa, Petteri; Tiilikainen, Sauli; Tuomela, Tuula-Marja; Vilke, Eeva-Kaarina; Wallen, Martti

Label: Ondine

Genre: Opera

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: ODE794-2D

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