Opera - Martin's Lie

 GIAN CARLO MENOTTI
premiere recording
 Martin`s Lie 43:44  
  opera da chiesa  
1 Naninga 'So he touched the first door. . .' - 9:00
2 Fugitive 'Open, open!' - 9:13
3 Sheriff 'You filthy blackguards' - 5:08
4 Father Cornelius 'Martin, my boy. . .' - 8:10
5 Sheriff 'I've had enough of this' - 9:15
6 Naninga, Children & Father Cornelius 'Heavenly Father' 2:58
   
 Five Songs 12:53  
7 1 Eternal Prisoner 1:43
8 2 The Idle Gift 1:26
9 3 The Longest Wait 3:31
10 4 My Ghost (premiere recording) 2:46
11 5 The Swing 3:15
   
 Canti della lontananza 14:54  
12 1 Gli amanti impossibili 1:32
13 2 Mattinata di neve 2:51
14 3 Il settimo bicchiere di vino 0:53
15 4 Lo spetto 1:50
16 5 Dorme Pegaso 1:17
17 6 La lettera 3:08
18 7 Rassegnazione 3:10
   
 Alan Opie baritone - Stranger
 Connor Burrowes treble - Martin
 Robin Leggate tenor - Father Cornelius
 Matthew Best bass - Sheriff
 Pamela Helen Stephen mezzo-soprano - Naninga
 Judith Howarth soprano
 Malcolm Martineau piano
   
 Richard Hickox
   
  22-23 November 1996  
  28 June 1997