Judith Weir: A Night at the Chinese Opera

By Judith Weir, Soloists, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott

2000 • 22 songs

  1. 1.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act I: Act I Scene 1: Black night, cool breeze (Nightwatchman) - Timothy Robinson, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    4:120:30
  2. 2.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act I: Act I Scene 1: Aubade (Military Governor, Soldier) - Michael Chance, Michael George, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    2:330:30
  3. 3.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act I: Act I Scene 2: An account of the Tat'ien mountains (Chao Lin, Mrs. Chin, Little Moon, Old P'eng, Miltary Governor) - Gwion Thomas, Adey Grummet, Frances McCafferty, Adrian Thompson, Michael Chance, Michael George, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    7:150:30
  4. 4.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act I: Act I Scene 2: Mrs Chin's Peroration (Mrs. Chin) - Frances McCafferty, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    1:260:30
  5. 5.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act I: Act I Scene 3: Kite, in moto perpetuo - Adrian Thompson, Timothy Robinson, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    3:400:30
  6. 6.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act I: Act I Scene 4: Aria, with rising floodwaters (Chao Lin) - Gwion Thomas, Michael Chance, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    4:580:30
  7. 7.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act I: Act I Scene 5: Chansonette - Frances Lynch, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    1:460:30
  8. 8.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act I: Act I Scene 5: Seven-part Motet (Chao Lin, Soldier) - Gwion Thomas, Frances McCafferty, Adrian Thompson, Michael George, Adey Grummet, Frances Lynch, Karl Daymond, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    3:220:30
  9. 9.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act I: Act I Scene 6: Finale (Nightwatchman, Old P'eng, Mrs. Chin) - Timothy Robinson, Frances McCafferty, Adrian Thompson, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    3:470:30
  10. 10.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act II: Act II: A Performance - The Wedge (or Prelude) (General Tu-an-Ku, Chao's Wife, Chao Lin) - Adey Grummet, Frances Lynch, Karl Daymond, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    4:360:30
  11. 11.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act II: Act II: A Performance - First Act of the Orphan (General Tu-an-Ku, Chao's Wife, Ch'eng Ying) - Adey Grummet, Frances Lynch, Karl Daymond, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    7:210:30
  12. 12.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act II: Act II: A Performance - Second Act of the Orphan (Kung-Sun Ch'u-Chiu, Ch'eng Ying, General Tu-an-Ku) - Adey Grummet, Frances Lynch, Karl Daymond, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    5:560:30
  13. 13.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act II: Act II: A Performance - Third Act of the Orphan (General Tu-an-Ku, Immortal T'ai Po, Orphan of Chao) - Adey Grummet, Frances Lynch, Karl Daymond, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    6:580:30
  14. 14.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act II: Act II: A Performance - Fourth Act of the Orphan (General Tu-an-Ku) - Adey Grummet, Frances Lynch, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    0:580:30
  15. 15.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act II: Act II: Coda: Eathquake (Fireman, Soldier) - Timothy Robinson, Michael George, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    2:360:30
  1. 1.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act III: Act III: Introduction: Recitativo: Il Gran Cane ha fatto (Marco Polo) - Timothy Robinson, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    1:490:30
  2. 2.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act III: Act III Scene 1: Prisoners' Chorus (Actors, Chao Lin) - Gwion Thomas, Adey Grummet, Frances Lynch, Michael Chance, Michael George, Karl Daymond, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    6:430:30
  3. 3.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act III: Act III Scene 2: Misterioso (Old Crone, Chao Lin) - Frances McCafferty, Gwion Thomas, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    4:300:30
  4. 4.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act III: Act III Scene 3: The Ascent (Chao Lin) - Gwion Thomas, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    2:240:30
  5. 5.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act III: Act III Scene 4: The blue sky! (Chao Lin, Old Mountain Dweller) - Gwion Thomas, Adrian Thompson, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    4:560:30
  6. 6.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act III: Act III Scene 5: Nocturne (Soldier, Governor) - Gwion Thomas, Michael Chance, Michael George, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    4:470:30
  7. 7.
    A Night at the Chinese Opera, Op. 3, Act III: Act III Scene 6: Make a right heel (Actors, Governor) - Michael Chance, Adey Grummet, Frances Lynch, Karl Daymond, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Parrott
    6:200:30

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