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Tippett: A Child of Our Time - Faye Robinson (soprano); John Cheek (bass); Jon Garrison (tenor); Sarah Walker (alto);...
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For fans of the music of Michael Tippett, the first great work -- the first work to establish him as a composer and the first work in which he is recognizably himself -- was his oratorio A Child of Our Time. Composed between 1939 and 1941 and premiered in London in 1944, A Child of Our Time combines the monumentality of Handel and the rhythms of jazz, the massiveness of Beethoven and the lyricism of the madrigal with the passionate pacifism and the loving compassion that was all Tippett's own. For fans of Tippett, though ...

Tippett: A Child of Our Time 2005, Naxos

UPC: 747313257027

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