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Offenbach, Jacques - Christopher Columbus - OR2 - Opera Bouffe

£17.99

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Christopher Columbus by Jacques Offenbach
Performer: Christian Du Plessis (Baritone), Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano), Johanna Peters (Mezzo Soprano),
Lissa Gray (Soprano), Maurice Arthur (Tenor), John Duxbury (Tenor),
Alan Opie (Baritone), Clive Harre (Baritone), Joy Roberts (Soprano),
Anne Dawson (Soprano), Amilia Dixey (Mezzo Soprano), Rosemary Ashe (Soprano),
Celia Kite (Soprano), Kathleen Smales (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Alun Francis
Date of Recording: 09/1977
condition EX/Good. The vinyl was stored in a damp basement, and there is a definite whiff of mould to the box! However the records are in great condition. No extra charge for the pong ;-)

A1. Act 1 Overture A2. Aria - Beatriz A3. Waltz - Columbus A4. Entrance of the Three Wives
B1. Entrance of the Three Wives (concl.) B2. Aria - Luis, Columbus. Finale
C1. Act 2 Chorus C2.Entrance - Isabella C3. Polka C4. Aria - Columbus Duet (Columbus & Isabella) C5 Aria - Ferdinand C6. Jewel Song - Isabella
D1. Act 2 Finale. D2. Act 3 Barcarolle- Luis. D3. Seasick Song - Columbus. D4. Lovely Night D5. Storm
E1. Act 3 Off The Map E2. Overboard Ensemble E3. Aria - Beatriz E4. Waltz Finale
F1. Act 4 Entracte F2. Trio F3. Aria - Luis F4. Serenade. F5. Coca Cola Song. F6. Finale
Notes: This work was arranged in 1976 from excerpts from various operettas by Offenbach.
A joyful and infectious pastiche that marries some of Offenbach’s best music with Don White’s witty and irreverent English version of the discovery of America. Weaving together music from lesser-known Offenbach operettas, this opera tells the story of Columbus asking Queen Isabella of Spain for funding for his journey to America. An alcoholic nymphomaniac, Isabella donates her jewellery in a kind of strip show. Three ex-wives follow Columbus onto his ship and he is seasick for the whole journey. On arrival in the New World he discovers the cola nut.

Item details

Catalogue number:
OR2
Condition:
Excellent
Genre:
Classical, opera & popera
Label:
Opera Rara
Sleeve condition:
Good
Tracks:
14

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Christopher Columbus by Jacques Offenbach
Performer: Christian Du Plessis (Baritone), Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano), Johanna Peters (Mezzo Soprano),
Lissa Gray (Soprano), Maurice Arthur (Tenor), John Duxbury (Tenor),
Alan Opie (Baritone), Clive Harre (Baritone), Joy Roberts (Soprano),
Anne Dawson (Soprano), Amilia Dixey (Mezzo Soprano), Rosemary Ashe (Soprano),
Celia Kite (Soprano), Kathleen Smales (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Alun Francis
Date of Recording: 09/1977
condition EX/Good. The vinyl was stored in a damp basement, and there is a definite whiff of mould to the box! However the records are in great condition. No extra charge for the pong ;-)

A1. Act 1 Overture A2. Aria - Beatriz A3. Waltz - Columbus A4. Entrance of the Three Wives
B1. Entrance of the Three Wives (concl.) B2. Aria - Luis, Columbus. Finale
C1. Act 2 Chorus C2.Entrance - Isabella C3. Polka C4. Aria - Columbus Duet (Columbus & Isabella) C5 Aria - Ferdinand C6. Jewel Song - Isabella
D1. Act 2 Finale. D2. Act 3 Barcarolle- Luis. D3. Seasick Song - Columbus. D4. Lovely Night D5. Storm
E1. Act 3 Off The Map E2. Overboard Ensemble E3. Aria - Beatriz E4. Waltz Finale
F1. Act 4 Entracte F2. Trio F3. Aria - Luis F4. Serenade. F5. Coca Cola Song. F6. Finale
Notes: This work was arranged in 1976 from excerpts from various operettas by Offenbach.
A joyful and infectious pastiche that marries some of Offenbach’s best music with Don White’s witty and irreverent English version of the discovery of America. Weaving together music from lesser-known Offenbach operettas, this opera tells the story of Columbus asking Queen Isabella of Spain for funding for his journey to America. An alcoholic nymphomaniac, Isabella donates her jewellery in a kind of strip show. Three ex-wives follow Columbus onto his ship and he is seasick for the whole journey. On arrival in the New World he discovers the cola nut.

Catalogue number:
OR2
Condition:
Excellent
Genre:
Classical, opera & popera
Label:
Opera Rara
Sleeve condition:
Good
Tracks:
14

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