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07 February 2013

Philip Glass - Waiting for the Barbarians


Classical | Easy CD-DA, FLAC tracks, No CUE, No Log
2 CDs, Covers, LQ, Notes | 682 MB
CD date: June 3, 2008 | Orange Mountain Music


“John Coetzee, the South African writer and Nobel Prize Winner for Literature 2003, first published Waiting for the Barbarians as a novel in 1980. I contacted John Coetzee about adapting his book into an opera back in 1991 and made my first treatment of the opera that same year. I'd begun to do this kind of social/political opera in 1979 with Satyagraha, an opera that takes place in South Africa, concerning the life of Gandhi and the possibility of social change through non-violence.”


Performer:
Richard Salter (Magistrate), Eugene Perry (Colonel Joll), Michael Tews (Officer Mandel),
Elvira Soukop (Barbarian Girl), Kelly God (The Cook), et al.
Orchestra: Orchestra & Chorus of the Theater Erfurt
Conductor: Dennis Russell Davies
Composer: Philip Glass

CD1
ACT I
1. Prelude
2. Scene One - "In fact, we never had a prison"
3. Scene Two - "Dreamscape No.1"
4. Scene Three - "You sent for me."
5. Scene Four - "You're working late."
6. Scene Five - "Normally speaking, we would never approve of torture..."
7. Scene Six - "Take off your cap"
8. Scene Seven - "Dreamscape No.2"
9. Scene Eight - "Do you like living in the town?"
10. Scene Nine - "...To demonstrate our strength to the barbarians"
11. Scene Ten - "Did you have a good evening?"
12. Scene Eleven - "Dreamscape No.3"
13. Scene Twelve - "What is it?"
14. Scene Thirteen - "Can you see them? (Trip into the mountains)
15. Scene Fourteen - "Who gave you permission to desert your post?"

CD2
ACT II
1. Scene One - "Here, In the dark"
2. Scene Two - "Dreamscape No. 4"
3. Scene Three - "What is going on?"
4. Prologue to Scene Four
5. Scene Four - "Perhaps you would be so kind"
6. Scene Five - "Enemy, Barbarian Lover!"
7. Scene Six - "So we're still feeding you well?"
8. Scene Seven - "Dreamscape No.5"
9. Scene Eight - "Tell me, what has happened"
10. Scene Nine - "You don't have to go"
11. Scene Ten - "Our town is beautiful"



I'm beginning here to resurrect some of the works that "disappeared" from Avax or were "abandoned" from the original uploaders. There's not a real thought behind it, I'm just cleaning up my HDs and following the wind. What I downloaded long ago is flowing back. All credits go to the first uploader. Enjoy...

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

The depositfile link to disk 1 is the same as filevelocity and equal unavailable

Anonymous said...

Thank you!

J. Bruni said...

Fantastic!