Opera - Janufa

 LEOS JANACEK (1854-1928)
   
 Jenufa, her step-daughter (Brno version) 121:12  
  Opera in three acts  
  Libretto by the composer after Gabriela Preissová's play Jefí pastorkyna  
  English version by Edward Downes and Otakar Kraus  
   
  Act I  
  Scene 1  
1 'Soon it will be evening' 11:59
  Jenufa, Grandmother Buryja, Laca, Jano  
   
  Scene 2  
2 'What are you doing here, Laca?' 5:07
  Foreman, Laca, Jenufa, Grandmother Buryja, Kostelnicka  
   
  Scene 3  
3 'Come now, Jenufa' 0:37
  Grandmother Buryja, Jenufa  
   
  Scene 4  
4 'They're all for marrying' 1:46
  Recruits, Števa, Jenufa, Foreman, Laca  
   
  Scene 5  
5 'My dear heart, my Števa, Števuška!' 13:03
  Jenufa, Števa, Chorus, Kostelnicka, Grandmother Buryja, Laca, Foreman  
   
  Scene 6  
6 'Števa, Števa, I know you got drunk today' 5:32
  Jenufa, Števa, Grandmother Buryja  
   
  Scene 7  
7 'How all this boasting of Števa' 4:31
  Laca, Jenufa, Grandmother Buryja, Foreman, Barena  
   
  Act II  
  Scene 1  
8 Introduction 1:16
9 'If I leave the door ajar a little' 7:11
  Kostelnicka, Jenufa  
   
  Scene 2  
10 'Yes, in all these twenty weeks' 2:05
  Kostelnicka  
   
  Scene 3  
11 'Aunt Kostelnicka, in the note you sent me' 8:49
  Števa, Kostelnicka, Jenufa, Laca  
   
  Scene 4  
12 'But I saw a man come in here just now' 3:11
  Laca, Kostelnicka  
   
  Scene 5  
13 'One moment. . . In that moment must I lose hope' 3:50
  Kostelnicka  
   
  Scene 6  
14 'Mamicka, my head is aching' 9:01
  Jenufa  
   
  Scene 7  
15 'Who is there?' 5:51
  Jenufa, Kostelnicka  
   
  Scene 8  
16 'He's coming now!. . .' 6:17
  Kostelnicka, Laca, Jenufa  
   
  Act III  
  Scene 1  
17 'Don't you feel nervous, Jenufka?' 2:35
  Maid, Jenufa, Laca, Kostelnicka  
   
  Scene 2  
18 'God be with you!' 4:26
  Mayor, Maid, Laca, Jenufa, Kostelnicka, Mayor's Wife  
   
  Scene 3  
19 'There now, Laca, just as I foresaw' 3:51
  Jenufa, Laca  
   
  Scene 4  
20 'Aha! Here they are' 2:38
  Laca, Karolka, Števa, Jenufa  
   
  Scene 5  
21 'There's no denying that all that was really a sight worth seeing' 0:16
  Mayor, Kostelnicka, Laca, Mayor's Wife  
   
  Scene 6  
22 'God be with you one and all!' 3:20
  Barena, Peasant Girls, Mayor, Jenufa, Laca, Grandmother Buryja, Chorus, Kostelnicka  
   
  Scene 7  
23 'What baby's that they're shouting about?' 0:30
  Kostelnicka, Jano, Mayor, Števa, Chorus  
   
  Scene 8  
24 'Come quickly now!' 0:44
  Jano, Kostelnicka, Grandmother Buryja  
   
  Scene 9  
25 'Števa, this is terrible. . .' 0:43
  Karolka, Jenufa, Števa, Laca  
   
  Scene 10  
26 'Ha, there now, you see his baby clothes!' 4:02
  Jenufa, Mayor's Wife, Village Woman, Mayor, Chorus, Laca, Kostelnicka, Karolka, Maid  
   
  Scene 11  
27 'Do not kneel, dear mother!' 3:55
  Jenufa, Kostelnicka, Laca  
   
  Scene 12  
28 'They have gone! Now you go!' 3:35
  Jenufa, Laca  
   
 Elizabeth Vaughan mezzo-soprano - Grandmother Buryjovka
 Dame Josephine Barstow soprano - The Kostelnicka
 Janice Watson soprano - Jenufa
 Peter Wedd tenor - Števa Buryja
 Nigel Robson tenor - Laca Klemen
 Neal Davies baritone - Foreman
 Alan Fairs bass - Mayor
 Marian McCullogh mezzo-soprano - Mayor's Wife
 Charlotte Ellett soprano - Karolka
 Claire Hampton soprano - Jano
 Rosie Hay soprano - Barena
 Imelda Drumm mezzo-soprano - Maid
 Sarah Pope mezzo-soprano - Village woman
 Sir Charles Mackerras
  20-26 July 2003