Gordon Crosse - Purgatory

Peter Bodenham, tenor, Glenville Hargreaves, baritone
Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Northern College of Music
Michael Lankester, conductor

Label: Lyrita
Copyright: 2007 Lyrita Recorded Edition, England
Catalogue number: SRCD.313
UPC/EAN: 5020926031327
Format: CD
Analogue / Digital recording: ADD
Number of discs: 1
Total playing time: 39.34
Price: 7.99 (+ postage & packing)

Recorded at RNCM, Manchester, February & August 1974, Producer: James Burnett, Engineers: Michael Mailes, Malcolm Hogg


Purgatory (1966) Opera in One Act Gordon Crosse (b. 1937) 39.34
1 Introduction - "Half-door, hall door" 3.47
2 "So you have come this path before?" 4.38
3 "But there are some Who do not care ..." 3.05
4 "My mother that was your grand-dam owned it" 4.57
5 "My God, but you had luck!" 3.26
6 "I stuck him with a knife" 6.29
7 "Deaf! Both deaf!" 5.11
8 "My father and my son on the same jack-knife!" 7.57