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Composer(s): Judith Weir (11 May 1954)
Work identifier: M7610
Real Name: The Consolations of Scholarship
Display Name: The Consolations of Scholarship
Composed: c. 1985
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre: Vocal + Choral
Genre Type: Cantata
Opera
Period: 20th century
Instrumentation: Mezzo-soprano
Chamber Orchestra
Librettist(s): J. Weir
Mvt. 1Act 1 - A Traveller in the Desert  (Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 2Imperious Gestures  (Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 3The General's Aria  (Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 4Last Moves  (Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 5Chao Tun's Letter Scene  (Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 6Lamento  (Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 7Interlude  (Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 8Song of the Hermit, Under Turtle Mountain  (Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 9Act 2 - The Consolations of Scholarship  (Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 10A Shining Immortal  (Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 11Interpretation Scene  (Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 12The Chase to the Palace  (Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 13The Emperor's Decree  (Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Orchestra)
Composer(s): Judith Weir (11 May 1954)
Recording identifier: M2147491095
Real Name: The Consolations of Scholarship
Display Name: The Consolations of Scholarship
Composed: c. 1985
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre: Vocal + Choral
Genre Type: Cantata
Opera
Period: 20th century
Instrumentation: Mezzo-soprano
Chamber Orchestra
Librettist(s): J. Weir
Ensemble: Lontano
Conductor: Odaline de la Martinez
Soloists: Linda Hirst (Mezzo-soprano)
Label: Musical Concepts
Catalogue Number: 88040
CD Media ID: 802
Recording Location: St Luke's, Hampstead, London
Recording Date: 1989
Mvt. 1Act 1 - A Traveller in the Desert (1'52'')
Mvt. 2Imperious Gestures (3'51'')
Mvt. 4Last Moves (1'23'')
Mvt. 6Lamento (2'58'')
Mvt. 8Song of the Hermit, Under Turtle Mountain (3'2'')
Mvt. 9Act 2 - The Consolations of Scholarship (3'10'')
Mvt. 10A Shining Immortal (1'34'')
Mvt. 11Interpretation Scene (1'54'')
Mvt. 12The Chase to the Palace (2'19'')