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Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage / Davis, Herincx, et al

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>Tippett, Michael : The Midsummer Marriage, opera in 3 acts
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

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Long patronized by the music establishment as an amateur because of his late start in music study, Michael Tippett (1905-1998) was to become in later years one of the most influential and respected British composers. "A masterpiece, in short, and one that can be listened to again and again without exhausting its exuberant generosity." - Gramophone


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>Tippett, Michael : The Midsummer Marriage, opera in 3 acts
  • Performers: Elizabeth Harwood; David Whelan (Baritone); Raimund Herincx (Baritone); Andrew Daniels (Tenor); Elisabeth Bainbridge (Mezzo Soprano); Joan Carlyle (Soprano); Stafford Dean (Voice); Alberto Remedios (Tenor); Stuart Burrows (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Colin Davis
  • Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
  • Notes: Wembley Town Hall, London, England (07/09/1970-07/26/1970)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946-1952