Ezra Pound: Le Testament

Audio CD
Second Evening Art Publishing 2012

Le Testament is Pound's first opera edited by George Antheil, to a poem of the same name by Francois Villon (1461). This recording was made at the Fantasy Studios in Berkeley following the world premiere of the complete opera at Zellerbach Auditorium in Berkeley, California, conducted by Robert Hughes and performed by San Francisco Opera's Western Opera Theatre. Philip Booth as Villon, John Duykers as Ythier, Dorothy Barnhouse as Heaulmière, Sandra Bush as Villon's Mother and Lawrence Cooper as Bozo.

Tracks include: Et Mourut, Dictes moy, Mort j'appelle, Je plaings, Heaulmière, Faulse beaute, Or y pensez, Dame du ciel, Mère au Saveur, Suivez beauté, Si j'ayme et sers, Je renye amours, Père Noé, Frères humains.

Shrink wrapped, in a 6-panel digipak with artwork by Ariel.

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