Mark-Anthony Turnage: Greek
  • Mark-Anthony Turnage: Greek
  • Mark-Anthony Turnage: Greek

Mark-Anthony Turnage: Greek

Director: Peter Maniura, Jonathan Moore

Cast: Almeida Ensemble, Helen Charnock

     
 

This filmed stage production represents composer Mark Anthony Turnage's operatic adaptation of Stephen Berkoff's Oedipus the King, which took the famous Sophocles tragedy and updated it to a contemporary setting. Shot in 1990 at the Liverpool Warehouse, the production stars Fiona Kimm, Helen Charnock and Quentin Hayes. Peter Maniura and Jonathan Moore co-directSee more details below

Overview

This filmed stage production represents composer Mark Anthony Turnage's operatic adaptation of Stephen Berkoff's Oedipus the King, which took the famous Sophocles tragedy and updated it to a contemporary setting. Shot in 1990 at the Liverpool Warehouse, the production stars Fiona Kimm, Helen Charnock and Quentin Hayes. Peter Maniura and Jonathan Moore co-direct; The Almeida Ensemble, under the leadership of maestro Richard Bernas, provides added musical accompaniment.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/20/2007
UPC:
0807280210590
Source:
Arthaus Musik
Region Code:
0
Time:
1:21:00
Sales rank:
71,987

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Mark-Anthony Turnage: Greek
1. Act 1: Prologue / Street: "So I Was Spawned in a Tufnell Park" [:43]
2. Act 1: Scene 1 / Pub: "Nah... Nah... Nah" [4:18]
3. Act 1: Breakfast Quartet: "Bung Us the Toast" [1:46]
4. Act 1: Scene 2 / Fortune Teller: "Look Here, Son, When You Was a Nipper" [3:57]
5. Act 1: Eddy's Farewell: "Tata Ma, Tata Pa, They Wave to Me Outside the Flats" [3:24]
6. Act 1: Kitchen "I Miss Our LIttle Ed" [:40]
7. Act 1: Scene 3: "Plague" [3:22]
8. Act 1: Scene 4 / Riot Police: "The Shit Has Hit the Fan" [6:26]
9. Act 1: Scene 5 / Cafe Fight: "One Coffee, Please" [5:41]
10. Act 1: Love Duet: "Who to Wait for at Night" [8:25]
11. Act 1: Scene 6 / Kitchen: "Dou You Think That It Could Happen..." [2:01]
12. Act 2: Prologue / Street [1:52]
13. Act 2: Scene 1 / Posh Cafe: "Ten Years Have Come and Gone" [6:41]
14. Act 2: Scene 2 / Arrival of Mum and Dad: "But Soft My Darling Wife" [3:30]
15. Act 2: Jouney to Sphinx [1:31]
16. Act 2: Scene 3 / Sphinx: "Who Are You?" [6:47]
17. Act 2: Triumphant Journey Home / Posh Cafe: "Well Done, Well Done Eddy" [3:39]
18. Act 2: Dad's Story of Kid: "A Peaceful Sunday" [3:49]
19. Act 2: The Street: "Oh No More Will I Taste the Sweetness..." [7:04]
20. Act 2: Eddy's Funeral March: "Bollocks to All That! [3:33]
21. Credits [1:24]

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