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Tippett: A Child of Our Time

Faye Robinson (soprano), Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano), Jon Garrison (tenor) & John Cheek (bass-baritone)

City of Birmingham Chorus & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Michael Tippett

The centenary of Sir Michael Tippett's birth saw a fair amount of critical agonising about whether he was, any longer, a composer for our time, or whether his time had passed. It's difficult... More…

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Tippett: A Child of Our Time

1:09:01
$31.50
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Michael Tippett
  • Faye Robinson (soprano), Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano), Jon Garrison (tenor), John Cheek (bass), Simon Halsey (choirmaster)

Part 1: The world turns on its dark side (Chorus)

4:02
$1.05

Part 1: The Argument - Man has measured the heavens with a telescope (Alto)

2:14
$1.05

Part 1: Interludium - Scena - Is evil then good? (Chorus and Alto)

4:12
$1.05
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Part 1: The Narrator - Now in each nation there were some cast out (Bass)

1:18
$1.05

Part 1: Chorus of the Oppressed - When shall the usurers' city cease

2:21
$1.05

Part 1: I have no money for my bread (Tenor)

3:25
$1.05

Part 1: How can I cherish my man in such days (Soprano)

3:33
$1.05

Part 1: A Spiritual - Steal away (Chorus and Soli)

2:47
$1.05

Part 2: A star rises in mid-winter (Chorus)

3:11
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Part 2: The Narrator - And a time came (Bass)

0:18
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Part 2: Chorus of Persecutors and Persecuted - Away with them! (Double Chorus)

0:59
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Part 2: The Narrator - Where they could, they fled from the terror (Bass)

0:28
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Part 2: Chorus of the Self-righteous - We cannot have them in our Empire

0:48
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Part 2: The Narrator - And the boy's mother wrote a letter (Bass)

0:16
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Part 2: Scena - O my son! (Soloists)

1:23
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Part 2: A Spiritual - Nobody knows the trouble I see, Lord (Chorus and Soli)

1:37
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Part 2: Scena - The boy becomes desperate in his agony (Bass, Alto)

1:28
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Part 2: The Narrator - They took a terrible vengeance (Bass)

0:28
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Part 2: The Terror - Burn down their houses! (Chorus)

1:06
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Part 2: The Narrator - Men were ashamed of what was done (Bass)

0:39
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Part 2: A Spiritual of Anger - Go down, Moses (Chorus and Bass)

3:11
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Part 2: The boy sings in his prison - My dreams are all shattered in a ghastly reality (Tenor)

3:41
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Part 2: The Mother - What have I done to you, my son? (Soprano)

1:35
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Part 2: The dark forces rise like a flood (Alto)

0:51
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Part 2: A Spiritual - O, by and by (Chorus and Soprano)

1:38
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Part 3: The cold deepens (Chorus)

4:08
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Part 3: The soul of man is impassioned like a woman (Alto)

2:27
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Part 3: Scena - The words of wisdom are these (Bass, Chorus)

4:54
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Part 3: Preludium - I would know my shadow and my light (Chorus and Soli)

6:32
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Part 3: A Spiritual - Deep river, my home is over Jordan (Chorus and Soli)

3:31
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Tippett: A Child of Our Time

1:09:01
$37.50
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Michael Tippett
  • Faye Robinson (soprano), Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano), Jon Garrison (tenor), John Cheek (bass), Simon Halsey (choirmaster)

Part 1: The world turns on its dark side (Chorus)

4:02
$1.25

Part 1: The Argument - Man has measured the heavens with a telescope (Alto)

2:14
$1.25

Part 1: Interludium - Scena - Is evil then good? (Chorus and Alto)

4:12
$1.25
Show 27 remaining tracks for Tippett: A Child of Our Time

Part 1: The Narrator - Now in each nation there were some cast out (Bass)

1:18
$1.25

Part 1: Chorus of the Oppressed - When shall the usurers' city cease

2:21
$1.25

Part 1: I have no money for my bread (Tenor)

3:25
$1.25

Part 1: How can I cherish my man in such days (Soprano)

3:33
$1.25

Part 1: A Spiritual - Steal away (Chorus and Soli)

2:47
$1.25

Part 2: A star rises in mid-winter (Chorus)

3:11
$1.25

Part 2: The Narrator - And a time came (Bass)

0:18
$1.25

Part 2: Chorus of Persecutors and Persecuted - Away with them! (Double Chorus)

0:59
$1.25

Part 2: The Narrator - Where they could, they fled from the terror (Bass)

0:28
$1.25

Part 2: Chorus of the Self-righteous - We cannot have them in our Empire

0:48
$1.25

Part 2: The Narrator - And the boy's mother wrote a letter (Bass)

0:16
$1.25

Part 2: Scena - O my son! (Soloists)

1:23
$1.25

Part 2: A Spiritual - Nobody knows the trouble I see, Lord (Chorus and Soli)

1:37
$1.25

Part 2: Scena - The boy becomes desperate in his agony (Bass, Alto)

1:28
$1.25

Part 2: The Narrator - They took a terrible vengeance (Bass)

0:28
$1.25

Part 2: The Terror - Burn down their houses! (Chorus)

1:06
$1.25

Part 2: The Narrator - Men were ashamed of what was done (Bass)

0:39
$1.25

Part 2: A Spiritual of Anger - Go down, Moses (Chorus and Bass)

3:11
$1.25

Part 2: The boy sings in his prison - My dreams are all shattered in a ghastly reality (Tenor)

3:41
$1.25

Part 2: The Mother - What have I done to you, my son? (Soprano)

1:35
$1.25

Part 2: The dark forces rise like a flood (Alto)

0:51
$1.25

Part 2: A Spiritual - O, by and by (Chorus and Soprano)

1:38
$1.25

Part 3: The cold deepens (Chorus)

4:08
$1.25

Part 3: The soul of man is impassioned like a woman (Alto)

2:27
$1.25

Part 3: Scena - The words of wisdom are these (Bass, Chorus)

4:54
$1.25

Part 3: Preludium - I would know my shadow and my light (Chorus and Soli)

6:32
$1.25

Part 3: A Spiritual - Deep river, my home is over Jordan (Chorus and Soli)

3:31
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