Lennox Berkeley: Ruth - Claire Rutter (soprano); Jean Rigby (mezzo-soprano); Mark Tucker (tenor); Roderick Williams (baritone);...

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Lennox Berkeley's Ruth, along with Britten's Gloriana and Tippett's The Midsummer Marriage, make up the first postwar peak of English opera. In scale, Ruth is a chamber opera set in three scenes for five soloists, small mixed choir, and a reduced orchestra of two flutes, horn, percussion, piano, and 11 strings. In effect, Ruth is an intimate opera ...

Lennox Berkeley: Ruth 2005, Chandos

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