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Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage - Alberto Remedios (tenor); Andrew Daniels (tenor); David Whelan (baritone); Elizabeth Bainbridge (mezzo-soprano);...
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Lyrita is to be commended for reissuing Colin Davis' superb 1970 recording of The Midsummer Marriage, one of the most lyrically radiant, atmospheric, inventively quirky, and brilliantly orchestrated operas of the twentieth century, a work that certainly deserves to be better known and more frequently performed than it is. The music is gorgeously expressive, and in spite of the strangeness of the libretto, the dramatic flow is purposeful, and engages the audience in the fate of the pairs of lovers. Davis has been a ...

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage 2007, Lyrita

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