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Anthony Davis: Amistad

New World Records
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1986 — 1997
Dec 1997
Anthony Davis

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play Amistad, Act I: Overture 3:12 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene I: Aria "The unknown is my realm" 7:11 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Thomas Young, tenor, "The Trickster God"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene II: Duet "We may yet get away" 4:24 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene II: "Lord, you cannot see" 1:03 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Mark S. Doss, bass-baritone, "Cinque"; Thomas Young, tenor, "The Trickster God"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene II: "It's an English word, an Englishman's word" 2:52 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene II: Recitative "Land! We've hit land!" 1:36 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Mark Baker, tenor, "Navigator"; Mark S. Doss, bass-baritone, "Cinque"; Thomas Young, tenor, "The Trickster God"; Wilbur Pauley, bass, "Don Pedro"; Timothy Robert Blevins, baritone, "Grabeau"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene II: "Ahoy there. Who are you?" 2:11 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Mark Baker, tenor, "Navigator"; Bruce Hall, baritone, "American Lieutenant"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene II: "Not just Nduo. Not just a slave" 1:52 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Mark S. Doss, bass-baritone, "Cinque"; Bruce Hall, baritone, "American Lieutenant"; Wilbur Pauley, bass, "Don Pedro"; David Lee Brewer, tenor, "Kinnah"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene II: "We, at last, have come to naught." 3:10 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene II: Recitative "He's mad too" 1:01 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Bruce Hall, baritone, "American Lieutenant"; Wilbur Pauley, bass, "Don Pedro"; Thomas Young, tenor, "The Trickster God"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene II: "I believe, sir. You should be glad for your life" 1:16 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Mark Baker, tenor, "Navigator"; Bruce Hall, baritone, "American Lieutenant"; Wilbur Pauley, bass, "Don Pedro"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene II: Aria "And me, am I save' ?" :59 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Eugene Perry, baritone, "Antonio"; Bruce Hall, baritone, "American Lieutenant"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene III: Parade I :50 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene III: "So these are the savages" 3:23 Anthony Davis    
Misha Royzen, tenor, "Reporter 5"; Kevin Kees, baritone, "Reporter 4"; Andrew Funk, bass, "Reporter 3"; William Stuckey, baritone, "Reporter 2"; Brad Cresswell, tenor, "Reporter 1"; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Lyric Opera of Chicago Chorus; Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Paul Grizzell, bass-baritone, "Reporter 6"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene III: Aria "They yap and snap" 1:40 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene IV: Aria "They wanted a girl" 4:59 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene IV: "Chief, what will become of us?" :57 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene IV: Aria "The past is fading daylight" 4:13 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene IV: Parade II :30 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene I: "The base of his brain" 2:03 Anthony Davis    
Paul Grizzell, bass-baritone, "Reporter 6"; Misha Royzen, tenor, "Reporter 5"; Kevin Kees, baritone, "Reporter 4"; Andrew Funk, bass, "Reporter 3"; William Stuckey, baritone, "Reporter 2"; Brad Cresswell, tenor, "Reporter 1"; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Lyric Opera of Chicago Chorus; Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Richard Markley, tenor, "Phrenologist"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene V: "Deep in the festering hold" 2:23 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene V: "We are grateful, sir" 3:06 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; John Daniecki, tenor, "Abolitionist Tappan"; Stephen West, bass-baritone, "John Quincy Adams"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene V: "This is where the case lies" 1:49 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; John Daniecki, tenor, "Abolitionist Tappan"; Stephen West, bass-baritone, "John Quincy Adams"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act I, Scene V: Aria "The greatest liberty" 4:59 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene I: Sextet "It's quite a show 2:40 Anthony Davis    
Misha Royzen, tenor, "Reporter 5"; Kevin Kees, baritone, "Reporter 4"; Andrew Funk, bass, "Reporter 3"; William Stuckey, baritone, "Reporter 2"; Brad Cresswell, tenor, "Reporter 1"; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Lyric Opera of Chicago Chorus; Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Paul Grizzell, bass-baritone, "Reporter 6"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene II: Aria "The moonlight died" 4:31 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene III: "Mr. President" 2:29 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Philip Kraus, baritone, "Southern Senator"; Wilbur Pauley, bass, "Calderon de la Barca"; William Watson, tenor, "Martin van Buren"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene IV: Aria "That day, each get one banana" 3:22 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene IV: "I see we're in a spot" :29 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; John Daniecki, tenor, "Abolitionist Tappan"; Stephen West, bass-baritone, "John Quincy Adams"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene V: Sextet "We thought they came for salt" 5:03 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene V: Aria "In this white village" 2:18 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene V: Recitative "They were forced" :15 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene VI: Aria "They come as if from the heavens" 9:57 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Florence Quivar, mezzo-soprano, "Goddess of the Waters"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene VII: "How did you come to kill?" 1:56 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Philip Kraus, baritone, "Southern Senator"; Bruce Hall, baritone, "Judge"; Timothy Robert Blevins, baritone, "Grabeau"; Wilbur Pauley, bass, "Calderon de la Barca"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene VII: "Nansi, Brer Nansi" 3:06 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene VII: "C'mon now, the party's over" 1:00 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene VII: Recitative "These fools don' b'lieve you" 1:01 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Mark S. Doss, bass-baritone, "Cinque"; Eugene Perry, baritone, "Antonio"; Thomas Young, tenor, "The Trickster God"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene VII: "I'm not like you" 1:43 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene VII: Orchestral introduction to scene VIII 1:11 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene VIII: Aria "It's time to take the helm" 2:00 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Thomas Young, tenor, "The Trickster God"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene VIII: The Rebellion 1:06 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene VIII: Aria "He sleeps at his master's feet" 1:44 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene IX: Aria "To own one's life, one's very breath" 4:49 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene IX: "This is a great day" :28 Anthony Davis    
Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; John Daniecki, tenor, "Abolitionist Tappan"; Stephen West, bass-baritone, "John Quincy Adams"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene IX: Duet "Hush now, Translator" 5:08 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene IX: "The courts say you are free" 1:07 Anthony Davis    
Misha Royzen, tenor, "Reporter 5"; Kevin Kees, baritone, "Reporter 4"; Andrew Funk, bass, "Reporter 3"; William Stuckey, baritone, "Reporter 2"; Brad Cresswell, tenor, "Reporter 1"; Kimberly Jones, soprano, "Margru"; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor; Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra; Paul Grizzell, bass-baritone, "Reporter 6"
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997

play Amistad, Act II, Scene IX: "The meaning is clear" 1:28 Anthony Davis    
1986 — 1997
Dec 1997