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Gordon Getty: The Little Match Girl

PTC 5186 480

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NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 66'59"
Tracks: 8
Booklet pages: 41
© 2015 Pentatone Music BV
Reviewer: Roderic Dunnett
Review of Gordon Getty: The Little Match Girl published on 22 March 2016

Listen: Gordon Getty: The Little Match Girl (track 5, 1:03-2:02)

Nikolai Schukoff, tenor (Poor Peter)
Melody Moore, soprano (Joan and the Bells)
Lester Lynch, baritone (Joan and the Bells)
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Jörn Hinnerk Andresen, chorus master (tracks 1-5)
Robert Blank, chorus master (tracks 6-8)
Münchner Rundfunkorchester
Asher Fisch, conductor (tracks 1-5)
Ulf Schirmer, conductor (tracks 6-8)

Gordon Getty (born 1933):

1 A Prayer for my Daughter (for chorus and orchestra; text by William Butler Yeats)

Poor Peter (for tenor, churus and orchestra; text by Gordon Getty)
2 Where is My Lady
3 Tune the Fiddle
4 Ballad of Poor Peter

5 The Little Match Girl (for chorus and orchestra; text by Hans Christian Andersen, from the short story The Little Match Girl, English translation by H B Paull)

Joan and the Bells (cantata for soprano, baritone, chorus and orchestra; text by Gordon Getty)
6 Judgment
7 Joan in Her Chamber
8 The Square at Rouen

Recorded November 2013 and April 2014 at Studio 1, Bavarian Radio, Munich, Germany

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