Jessye Norman, Dame Janet Baker, Richard Cassilly, John Shirley-Quirk, BBC Singers, BBC Choral Society, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis Tippett: A Child of Our Time

Tippett: A Child of Our Time

Jessye Norman, Dame Janet Baker, Richard Cassilly, John Shirley-Quirk, BBC Singers, BBC Choral Society, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis

Released on January 1, 1975 by Decca

Main artist: Jessye Norman

Genre: Classical

Distinctions: Gramophone Record of the Year (November 1983)

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Album : 1 disk - 20 tracks Total length : 01:04:08

    A Child of our Time / Part 1 (Sir Michael Tippett)
  1. 1 "The World Turns On Its Dark Side"

    Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - BBC Singers, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - BBC Choral Society, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  2. 2 "Man Has Measured The Heavens"

    Dame Janet Baker, Mezzo-Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  3. 3 "Is Evil Then Good?"

    Dame Janet Baker, Mezzo-Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - BBC Singers, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - BBC Choral Society, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  4. 4 "Now In Each Nation" - "When Shall The Userer's City Cease"

    John Shirley-Quirk, Bass, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - BBC Singers, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - BBC Choral Society, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  5. 5 "I Have No Money For My Bread"

    Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Richard Cassilly, Tenor, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  6. 6 "How Can I Cherish My Man In Such Days...Steal Away"

    Dame Janet Baker, Mezzo-Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Jessye Norman, Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - John Shirley-Quirk, Bass, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - BBC Singers, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - BBC Choral Society, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Richard Cassilly, Tenor, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  7. A Child of our Time / Part 2
  8. 7 "A Star Rises In Mid-Winter"

    Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - BBC Singers, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - BBC Choral Society, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  9. 8 "And A Time Came"

    John Shirley-Quirk, Bass, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - BBC Singers, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - BBC Choral Society, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  10. 9 "O My Son!"

    Dame Janet Baker, Mezzo-Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Jessye Norman, Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - John Shirley-Quirk, Bass, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Richard Cassilly, Tenor, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  11. 10 "Nobody Knows The Trouble I See"

    Dame Janet Baker, Mezzo-Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Jessye Norman, Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - John Shirley-Quirk, Bass, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - BBC Singers, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - BBC Choral Society, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Richard Cassilly, Tenor, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  12. 11 "The Boy Becomes Desperate In His Agony"

    Dame Janet Baker, Mezzo-Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - John Shirley-Quirk, Bass, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  13. 12 "They Took A Terrible Vengeance"

    John Shirley-Quirk, Bass, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - BBC Singers, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - BBC Choral Society, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  14. 13 "Go Down, Moses"

    John Shirley-Quirk, Bass, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - BBC Singers, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - BBC Choral Society, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  15. 14 "My Dreams Are All Shattered"

    Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Richard Cassilly, Tenor, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  16. 15 "What Have I Done To You, My Son?...O, By And By"

    Dame Janet Baker, Mezzo-Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Jessye Norman, Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - BBC Singers, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - BBC Choral Society, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  17. A Child of our Time / Part 3
  18. 16 "The Cold Deepens"

    Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - BBC Singers, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - BBC Choral Society, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  19. 17 "The Soul Of Man"

    Dame Janet Baker, Mezzo-Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  20. 18 "The Words Of Wisdom Are These"

    John Shirley-Quirk, Bass, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - BBC Singers, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - BBC Choral Society, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  21. 19 "I Would Know My Shadow And My Light"

    Dame Janet Baker, Mezzo-Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Jessye Norman, Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - John Shirley-Quirk, Bass, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Richard Cassilly, Tenor, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

  22. 20 "Deep River"

    Dame Janet Baker, Mezzo-Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Jessye Norman, Soprano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - John Shirley-Quirk, Bass, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Sir Colin Davis, Conductor, MainArtist - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - BBC Singers, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - BBC Choral Society, Orchestra, Choir, MainArtist - Sir Michael Tippett, Composer, Author - Richard Cassilly, Tenor, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Schott & Co. Ltd., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 1975 Universal International Music B.V.

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