Charles Fussell: Cymbeline
August 2018
Disc 1: 55:02
  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project
  • Gil Rose, conductor

Shakespeare’s eloquence and timeless themes have been an inspiration for countless works of art. Fussell’s inventive take on the ancient British legend condenses Shakespeare’s play into a 55-minute work for two singers, narrator, and a uniquely scored chamber orchestra, including bagpipes.

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Track listing

Disc 1 
 Cymbeline: Drama after Shakespeare
1.I. Prelude
2.II. Duet: Imogen and Posthumus
3.III. Interlude
4.IV. Aria: Iachimo
5.V. Imogen
6.VI. Scene with Arias: Iachimo
7.VII. Interlude
8.VIII. Scene: Cloten
9.IX. Song: Cloten
10.X. Recitative and Arioso: Imogen and Belarius
11.XI. Duet, Dirge: Guiderius and Arviragus
12.XII. Battle with Victory March
13.XIII. Scene: Ghosts (Mother and Sicilius) and Jupiter
14.XIV. Duet: Imogen and Posthumus
15.XV. Finale: Soothsayer and Cymbeline