Holst* - Felicity Palmer, Philip Langridge, Stephen Varcoe, Richard Hickox Singers*, Colin Matthews, Patrizia Kwella, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox ‎– Sāvitri / The Dream-City

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Sāvitri, Op. 25 (H96), An Episode From The Mahabharata
Bass Vocals [Death] – Stephen VarcoeChorus – Richard Hickox Singers*Libretto By – Gustav HolstMezzo-soprano Vocals [Sāvitri] – Felicity PalmerTenor Vocals [Satyavān] – Philip Langridge
(31:31)
1 Sāvitri! Sāvitri! I Am Death 4:21
2 Greeting To Thee, My Loving Sāvitri 1:58
3 The Forest Is To Me A Mirror 1:30
4 Love To The Lover 0:43
5 Once I Knew Maya: Now She Is Forgot 1:43
6 Sāvitri, Sāvitri! Mine Arm Is Pow’rless 1:13
7 I Am With Thee; My Arms Are Round Thee 1:50
8 Sāvitri! Aah! All Fades! Death Is At My Heart! 0:56
9 Welcome, Lord! Thou Art Called The Just One 1:14
10 Thine Is The Holiness 1:50
11 Then Enter, Lord; Dwell With Me! 1:22
12 Stay! Grant Me This Boon! 3:58
13 Ah! Death, The Just One 2:49
14 Loneliness And Pain Are Ended 0:48
15 Sāvitri! Is It Thou? 3:04
16 Unto His Kingdom Death Wendeth Alone 0:52
17 I Am With Thee, My Arms Around Thee 1:12
The Dream-City, A Cycle Of Ten Songs, Arranged And Orchestrated From ‘Twelve Songs’, Op. 48 (H174)
Arranged By, Orchestrated By – Colin MatthewsSoprano Vocals – Patrizia KwellaWords By – Humbert Wolfe
(26:29)
18 Part 1. Persephone — 1:30
19 This Lovelier — 1:32
20 Now In These Fairylands — 1:18
21 A Little Music 2:20
22 Part 2. The Floral Bandit — 2:14
23 The Dream-City — 4:16
24 Envoi 4:00
25 Part 3. Rhyme — 1:38
26 Journey’s End — 2:52
27 Betelgeuse 4:46

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Recorded on 9, 10 June 1983

℗ Hyperion Records Limited, London, 1987.
© Hyperion Records Limited, London, 2000.

Front illustration: A woman waiting for her lover (Punjab, 18th century)

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  • Barcode: 0 34571 15042 0
  • Label Code: LC 9451
  • Rights Society: MCPS
  • Other (SPARS Code): DDD

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