Merlin

Merlin

Cast: Eva Marton, Carol Vaness, David Wilson-Johnson, Stuart Skelton

     
 

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This film captures the debut performance of Isaac Albéniz's opera Merlin. The journey from the page to the stage was a fascinating one. The original manuscript was thought lost, but a century after it was written José de Eusebio used a variety of sources to rebuild it. The magic-filled story ended up finally being staged nearly a century after it was originallySee more details below

Overview

This film captures the debut performance of Isaac Albéniz's opera Merlin. The journey from the page to the stage was a fascinating one. The original manuscript was thought lost, but a century after it was written José de Eusebio used a variety of sources to rebuild it. The magic-filled story ended up finally being staged nearly a century after it was originally written.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/18/2004
UPC:
0809478000884
Original Release:
2004
Rating:
NR
Source:
Bbc / Opus Arte
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
3:04:00
Sales rank:
96,807

Special Features

Interviews with: José de Eusebio, Eva Marton, David Wilson-Johnson; Cast gallery

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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Acts 1 & 2
1. Credits [2:06]
2. Prelude [6:27]
3. Veni, Redemptor Gentium - Monks [:34]
4. Hail, Mystic Morn - Merlin [3:32]
5. Merlin, Master! - Nivian, Merlin [5:16]
6. Interlude [2:25]
7. Egressus Ejus a Patre - Monks [:29]
8. My Lords and Gentlemen at Arms! - Merlin [1:25]
9. Long I Prayed - Archbishop of Canterbury [3:26]
10. Fools and Simple Priest - Morgan, Crowd [1:11]
11. Gawain, My Son! - King Lot, Gawain, Crowd [1:39]
12. Now Shall I Lightly Take It - Mordred, Morgan, Crowd [2:29]
13. None Is Here Whose Hand Alone Destin'd Is - Archbishop, Crowd [1:59]
14. Gentle Knights, the Lists Await Ye! - Crowd [:47]
15. Interlude [1:15]
16. Why Loiter on the Journey - Kay, Arthur, Sir Pellinore, Sir Ector [2:48]
17. O Fate Uncouth! - Arthur [3:48]
18. Aequalis Aeterno Patri - Monks, All [2:32]
19. By the Gospels We Swear - Sir Ector, Sir Pellinore, Merlin, King Lot, Crowd [2:46]
20. Fools! By Merlin Mastered! - Morgan, Crowd, Monks, Arthur, Gawain, Kay, Merlin, Archbishop, Sir Ector, King Lot [2:43]
1. Wounded With Ravage - Arthur, Merlin [4:48]
2. Interlude [2:18]
3. God Love King Arthur and Save the State! - Nobles, Knights, Etc., Arthur [1:16]
4. Lead Them Hither, to Learn Their Fate - Merlin, Arthur, Morgan [4:40]
5. Peace, Peace - Arthur [5:32]
6. This I Vow for Jesu's Sake! - Gawain, Arthur, Nobles, Knights, Etc. [1:32]
7. Bastard and Lowly Born Boy! - Mordred, Morgan [4:57]
8. Hark, Hark! Did He Call? - Nivian, Morgan [9:39]
9. Hark! He's Calling! - Nivian, Morgan [4:19]
Side #2 -- Act 3 & Extra Features
1. Prelude [4:55]
2. In Maytime, Merry Maytime - Choir [6:54]
3. In Maytime, in Maytime... Oh! Not With Summer Madness - Arthur [5:03]
4. I Would My Love or Learning Your Love, My Liege, Might Let! - Merlin, Arthur [4:11]
5. Herein to Serve Him Duly Were but a Foolish Thing [4:18]
6. Interlude [2:47]
7. Hither, Ye Covetous Elves! - Nivian [2:43]
8. Ah! - Maidens, Gnomes [4:03]
9. When Flow'rets of the Marigold and Daisy - Maidens [1:35]
10. Herodias' Daughter Dancing - Merlin, Nivian [3:35]
11. See! It Becomes in Your Hand Nothing - Merlin [1:29]
12. Sun-Hearted Child of the East - Merlin [3:14]
13. First I Must Pillage the Hive - Merlin [1:09]
14. Borne on the Wings of the Summering Swallow! - Nivian [2:50]
15. Free, Free, Free! - Nivian [1:30]
16. Sucklings and Babes Are Chosen - Morgan [1:31]
17. Curtain Calls [3:57]
18. End Credits [:47]

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