Shahnama : Work information

Composers
(John) Nicholas Maw ( Music, Images,)
Performed by
Britten Sinfonia, Nicholas Cleobury (Conductor)

This work

Work name
Shahnama
Work number
n/a
Key
n/a
Genre
A
Composed
1992-01-01 02:00:00

This recording

Label
ASV
Producer
Michael Ponder
Engineer
Tony Faulkner
Recording date
1998-12-01 01:00:00

The Composers

(John) Nicholas Maw

Track listing

  • Title (Recitando: poco sostenuto) 1:22 min
  • Rustram and the seven champions hunt in Turan: Con moto e molto vigoroso 3:12 min
  • Majnun prostrates himself at his Mother's feet: Poco larghetto 2:38 min
  • The Women of Egypt, overcome by the beauty of Yusuf, cutting their fingers as they peel oranges: Poco espansivo, ma con moto 3:04 min
  • Rustram and Kay Kaus watching the King of Mazendarian turning himself into a boulder: Molto deliberato - Agitato 2:08 min
  • Graveyard discussion: Grave - ben misurato e ritirato 2:54 min
  • Intermezzo - the returned traveller discovers maidens at play in his garden: Poco maestoso - Scherzando e grazioso 4:55 min
  • Battle between Kay Khusraw and Afrasiyab: Agigato ma pesante 2:40 min
  • A palace at night: Lento e fluttante 6:44 min