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George Benjamin
Written On Skin / Duet

Album UK 2013 on Nimbus Records label
Classical (Contemporary, Opera)

Recorded live in the Grand Théâtre de Provence, Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, 2012, 7 & 14 July (Written On Skin) and 15 July (Duet) Made in the UK by Nimbus Records ℗ & © 2013 Wyastone Estate Limited Includes two booklets with liner notes, synopsis and sung text

PortraitGeorge Benjamin p, *1960 GB
conductor, composed by, liner notes, interviewee, album by
PortraitChristopher Purves voc, *1960 GB
baritone vocals, the protector
PortraitBejun Mehta voc, vc, *1968 US
countertenor vocals, angel 1 / the boy
PortraitMartin Crimp , *1956 GB
liner notes, text by, after the anonymous 13th century razo 'guillem de cabestanh – le cœur mangé'
PortraitMarie Luise Maintz , DE
liner notes, interviewer
PortraitRebecca Jo Loeb voc, US
mezzo-soprano vocals, angel 2 / marie
PortraitMahler Chamber Orchestra , DE
PortraitPierre-Laurent Aimard p, *1957
piano, soloist
PortraitBarbara Hannigan voc, *1971 CA
soprano vocals, agnès
PortraitAllan Clayton voc, GB
tenor vocals, angel 3 / john
Cécile Bracq edited by, engineer, assistant
Cyril Becue engineer
Alain Piet engineer, assistant
Amandine Grevoz engineer, assistant
Jean-Baptiste Etchepareborde engineer, assistant
Bernard Foccroulle liner notes
Gerry Cornelius musical assistance, assistant music director
Paul Malinowski producer
Radio France recorded by
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Written On SkinGeorge Benjamin90:38
2Part OneGeorge Benjamin35:49
3Scene I: Chorus Of AngelsGeorge Benjamin3:29
4Scene Il: The Protector, Agnès And The BoyGeorge Benjamin7:46
5Scene Ill: Chorus Of AngelsGeorge Benjamin2:01
6Scene IV: Agnès And The BoyGeorge Benjamin8:21
7Scene V: The Protector And The Visitors – John And MarieGeorge Benjamin5:46
8Scene Vl: Agnès And The BoyGeorge Benjamin8:26
9Part TwoGeorge Benjamin24:04
10Scene Vll: The Protector's Bad DreamGeorge Benjamin1:17
11Scene Vlll: The Protector And AgnèsGeorge Benjamin8:25
12Scene IX: The Protector And The BoyGeorge Benjamin8:56
13Scene X: Agnès And The BoyGeorge Benjamin5:26
14Part ThreeGeorge Benjamin30:36
15Scene Xl: The Protector, Agnès And The BoyGeorge Benjamin4:06
16Scene Xll: The Protector And AgnèsGeorge Benjamin6:07
17Scece Xlll: Chorus Of Angels And The ProtectorGeorge Benjamin6:47
18Scene XlV: The Protector And AgnèsGeorge Benjamin8:20
19Scene XV: The Boy / Angel 1George Benjamin5:16
20DuetGeorge Benjamin
21For Piano And OrchestraGeorge Benjamin12:05
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