MICHAEL TIPPETT (1905-1998): The Midsummer Marriage.
Catalogue Number: 04I067
Description: Recorded during a month-long schedule of performances at Covent Garden, this most strikingly dramatic and approachable British opera of the century (musically in the style of the contemporary Corelli Fantasia, Piano Concerto and Sym. No. 2) comes with two detailed notes of nine full pages (one excerpted from Tippett himself) and a detailed synopsis. 2 CDs. Libretto included. Alberto Remedios (tenor), Joan Carlyle, Elizabeth Harwood (sopranos), Raimund Herincx (baritone), Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Colin Davis. Original 1971 Philips release. 1995 Lyrita reissue.