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A flowering tree : an opera in two acts

Title
A flowering tree : an opera in two acts / John Adams ; libretto by John Adams and Peter Sellars ; adapted from the Indian folktale and poetry in translations by A. K. Ramanujan.
Author
Adams, John, 1947-
Publication
New York, NY : Nonesuch, 2008.

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Additional Authors
  • Sellars, Peter
  • Ramanujan, A. K., 1929-1993
  • Rivera, Jessica.
  • Thomas, Russell (Tenor)
  • Owens, Eric.
  • London Symphony Orchestra, performer. http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/prf
  • Schola Cantorum de Caracas, performer. http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/prf
Description
2 audio discs : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Subject
Note
  • Title from container.
  • Compact discs.
  • Program notes, synopsis, and libretto (40 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Event (note)
  • Recorded live at the Barbican Centre in London, August 7-12, 2007.
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
Act I scene I (3:52) -- One morning-- (8:41) -- Kumudha's prayer (6:40) -- Scene 2: Flores chorus (2:44) -- Kumudha and her sister-- (8:53) -- Scene 3: Audience with the king (2:25) -- Mama mama, por que nos pegas? (4:43) -- Scene 4: The wedding (3:50) -- They brought her to me (5:38) -- Bride and groom (6:24) -- The bride sunk her face (5:45) -- Act II Scene I: Ochestral prelude (6:59) -- 'You are cruel' (3:50) -- 'Kumudha once more-- ' (5:45) -- 'Days passed-- ' (5:12) -- Scene 3: Before I laughed with him nightly (6:31) -- Scene 4: Kumudha and the beggar minstrels (10:03) -- We had all but forgotten you, prince (5:43) -- The prince recognizes Kumudha (5:41) -- Kumudha's final transformation (3:15).
LCCN
075597996517
OCLC
  • ocn259757634
  • 259757634
  • SCSB-14031485
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries