2020 release. Called "a dark, seething and engrossing work" and "a high point of Mr. Van Zweden's first season as music director" by The New York Times, the world premiere of David Lang's opera prisoner of the state concluded Music of Conscience, the New York Philharmonic's 2019 exploration of the ways in which composers have used music to respond to the social and political issues of their times. Continuing it's partnership with the New York Philharmonic, Decca Gold releases the world premiere recording.
2020 release. Called "a dark, seething and engrossing work" and "a high point of Mr. Van Zweden's first season as music director" by The New York Times, the world premiere of David Lang's opera prisoner of the state concluded Music of Conscience, the New York Philharmonic's 2019 exploration of the ways in which composers have used music to respond to the social and political issues of their times. Continuing it's partnership with the New York Philharmonic, Decca Gold releases the world premiere recording.
028948194537

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Format: CD
Label: DECCA
Rel. Date: 06/26/2020
UPC: 028948194537

Prisoner Of The State
Artist: David Lang / Zweden,Jaap Van / New York Philharmon
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. I was a woman
2. prisoners! wake up!
3. I stole a loaf of bread
4. where is the boy?
5. gold
6. there is one thing
7. prison song
8. entrance of the governor
9. better to be feared 1
10. o what desire 1
11. uhhh. so dark 1
12. how cold it is 1
13. he's moving 1
14. return of the governor 1
15. stand back 1
16. what is one man? 1
17. waiting for the inspectors

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2020 release. Called "a dark, seething and engrossing work" and "a high point of Mr. Van Zweden's first season as music director" by The New York Times, the world premiere of David Lang's opera prisoner of the state concluded Music of Conscience, the New York Philharmonic's 2019 exploration of the ways in which composers have used music to respond to the social and political issues of their times. Continuing it's partnership with the New York Philharmonic, Decca Gold releases the world premiere recording.