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Heiniö - The Knight and the Dragon

Composer Mikko Heiniö
Performer Aki Alamikkotervo
Curt Appelgren
Rúni Brattaberg
Charlotte Hellekant
Helena Juntunen
Åbo Operakör
Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Ulf Söderblom, conductor
Period Contemporary
Catalogue Number BIS-1246 CD
EAN 7318590012468
Format CD
Release date Nov 2001
Total time 76'51


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  Mikko Heiniö
  The Knight and the Dragon, opera in two acts (1999/2000)
(Libretto: Bo Carpelan), Act 1
34'17
01 Intrada (Townsfolk: Fred i vår tid!) 5'52
02 Scene 1 (Dark Chorus: Mot kvällen hörs i gränderna) 6'27
03 Scene 2 (The Jester: Här! Här har ni slottets tystnad!) 4'42
04 Scene 3 (Marina: Vad vill du mig, gycklare?) 4'21
05 Scene 4 (Marina: Ensam. Ensam med hårda vindar) 3'58
06 Scene 5 (Townsfolk: Furste, döda flyter vid stränderna) 8'57
 
  The Knight and the Dragon, opera in two acts (1999/2000)
(Libretto: Bo Carpelan), Intermezzo
07 (Prince Erik: Jag, sliten av strid) 4'40
 
  The Knight and the Dragon, opera in two acts (1999/2000)
(Libretto: Bo Carpelan), Act 2
28'31
08 Scene 1 (Four Merchants: Han är här!) 4'18
09 Scene 2 (Sören Drake: Vad glor du på, gubbe där!) 4'57
10 Scene 3 (Prince Erik: Stig fram du min ungdoms dröm) 9'47
11 Scene 4 (Göran Sköld: Du, tystnadens Gud) 3'24
12 Scene 5 (Townsfolk, Dark and Light Choruses: Borta, borta) 6'05
 
  The Knight and the Dragon, opera in two acts (1999/2000)
(Libretto: Bo Carpelan), Coda
13 Coda (Dark lady: Ingen okänd gud skyddar oss...) 8'46
 
  Album total 76'51
ComposerHeiniö, Mikko
ChoirTurku Opera Chorus (Åbo Operakör)
OrchestraTurku Philharmonic Orchestra (Åbo Symfoniorkester)
ConductorSoderblom (Söderblom), Ulf
TenorAlamikkotervo, Aki
SopranoJuntunen, Helena
Bass-baritoneAppelgren, Curt
BassBrattaberg, Rúni
Mezzo-sopranoHellekant, Charlotte

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