Opera - Osud (Fate)

 LEOS JANACEK
   
 Osud (Fate) 78:33  
  Opera in three acts  
  Libretto by Leoš Janácek and Fedora Bartošova  
  English translation by Rodney Blumer  
  Act I  
1 Orchestra 1:42
2 Orchestra (Music from the bandstand) 3:30
  'Free as a bird I bask in the sunshine'  
  A poet  
3 'Heavens, it's him!' 4:53
  Míla  
4 'Is it your child you've come for?' 5:56
  Míla  
5 ' ''Sun in the heavens up on high'' ' 1:56
  Dr Suda  
6 'We're back too late' 4:39
  Zivny  
7 'The sun's vanished' 5:47
  Míla  
8 'Never will I forget this fleeting moment!' 4:46
  Engineer  
   
  Act II  
9 Orchestra 5:18
  'Slumber on undisturbed in the shadow'  
  Zivny  
10 Piano 3:08
  'I do, I do!'  
  Míla  
11 'We're married now' 2:50
  Zivny  
12 'Mummy, Mummy!' 2:24
  Doubek  
13 'Unspoken thoughts go far beyond words' 3:37
  Míla's mother  
   
  Act III  
14 Orchestra 3:43
  'Listen to the thunder over the horizon'  
  Students  
15 ' ''Endless the pain I must suffer'' ' 1:58
  Hrazda  
16 Orchestra 4:49
  'Enough of that!'  
  Verva  
17 ' ''Mummy, Mummy! Do you know what love is?'' ' 3:18
  Verva  
18 'People said it must have been his falling in love' 4:23
  Zivny  
19 'Bitter memories!' 5:46
  Zivny  
20 'It seems to be so clear' 4:11
  Zivny  
   
 Helen Field soprano - Míla Valkova
 Philip Langridge tenor - Zivny
 Kathryn Harries soprano - Míla's mother
 Sir Charles Mackerras
  13-18 July 1989