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Author Gordon, Ricky Ian, composer.

Title A coffin in Egypt : a chamber opera in one act / music by Ricky Ian Gordon ; libretto by Leonard Foglia.

Publication Info. Albany, NY : Albany Records, [2014]

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 Talbott Media  CD 21875    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 audio disc (1:19:32) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 011932
Description digital optical stereo
audio file CD audio
Note Libretto based on the play of the same name by Horton Foote.
Language Sung and spoken in English.
Note Title from disc label.
Performer Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano (Myrtle Bledsoe) ; David Matranga (Hunter Bledsoe) ; Carolyn Johnson (Elsie/Clerk) ; Cecilia Duarte (Jessie Lydell) ; Adam Noble (Captain Lawson) ; gospel chorus (Cheryl D. Clansy, soprano ; Laura Elizabeth Patterson, alto ; James M. Winslow, tenor ; Jawan CM Jenkins, bass) ; ensemble conducted by Timothy Myers.
Credits Leonard Foglia, director ; Marlan Barry, producer and recording engineer ; Robert Boldin, supervising producer.
Event Recorded live 2014 March 14, 16, 21 Houston Grand Opera.
Note Program and biographical notes and libretto in English (34 unnumbered pages : illustrations) inserted in container.
Contents It was him or me (6:02) -- The mulatto (3:22) -- In Algiers (8:47) -- The open prairie (4:25) -- Lois and Lorena (6:30) -- Captain Lawson (5:28) -- Trees/If I can only get it told (10:30) -- A coffin in Egypt (8:24) -- Little Brother (6:31) -- Iris : (Red) (4:51) -- Zechariah (6:30) -- I live on (8:11).
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Operas.
Live sound recordings.
Live sound recordings.
Added Author Foglia, Leonard, librettist, director.
Von Stade, Frederica, singer.
Matranga, David, actor.
Johnson, Carolyn (Actress), actor.
Duarte, Cecilia, actor.
Noble, Adam, actor.
Myers, Timothy A., 1975- conductor.
Libretto based on (work): Foote, Horton. Coffin in Egypt.
Standard No. 034061150022
Music No. TROY1500 Albany Records
1500 Albany Records