MICHAEL TIPPETT (1905-1998)
   
 The Rose Lake (1991-93) 29:09  
  A song without words for orchestra  
  To Nicholas and Anne Whyatt  
1 Medium fast - 2:22
2 The Lake begins to sing. Slow - 2:15
3 Fast - 1:53
4 The Lake Song is echoed from the sky. Slow - 1:57
5 Fast - Medium slow - 2:23
6 The Lake is in full song. Slow - 2:41
7 Medium slow - Medium fast - 3:35
8 Medium slow - 2:43
9 The Lake Song leaves the sky. Slow - 2:20
10 Fast - 2:24
11 The Lake sings itself to sleep. Medium slow - 3:05
12 Calm - Medium fast 1:28
   
 Ritual Dances (1953) 24:22  
  from The Midsummer Marriage (1946-52)  
  for orchestra  
  To Walter Goehr  
13 Prelude. Lento - Andante - 2:41
14 Transformation. L'istesso tempo - 0:34
15 Preparation for the first dance. Allegretto con moto vigoroso - 1:11
16 First dance. The earth in autumn (The hound chases the hare). Allegro molto - 2:14
17 Transformation. [L'istesso tempo] - Andante - 0:36
18 Preparation for the second dance. Allegretto con moto vigoroso - 1:18
19 Second dance. The waters in winter (The otter chases the fish). Adagio tranquillo - 2:59
20 Transformation. Allegro molto - 0:37
21 Preparation for the third dance. Allegro flebile - 1:47
22 Third dance. The air in spring (The hawk chases the bird). Allegro grazioso vivace - 3:21
23 Preparation for the fourth dance. Doppio meno mosso - 0:36
24 Fourth dance. Fire in summer (The voluntary human sacrifice). PiĆ¹ mosso: Allegro moderato - 6:22
   
  Also available as SACD CHSA 5039
 Richard Hickox