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Akhnaten (Box Set)

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Release date: July 05, 2024 (Pre-order)

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  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Deluxe lift-off box set
  • Includes 16-page libretto booklet
  • The third in Glass's thematically related Portrait Trilogy, along with Einstein On The Beach and Satyagraha
  • Recorded with the Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra and Chorus, with conductor Dennis Russell Davies
  • Exclusive limited edition of 250 numbered copies on crystal clear vinyl

TRACKLIST

Side A
Act I: Year 1 Of Akhnaten's Reign. Thebes
1. Prelude: Refrain, Verse 1, Verse 2
2. Prelude: Verse 3
3. Scene 1: Funeral Of Amenhotep III
Side B
1. Scene 2: The Coronation Of Akhnaten
2. Scene 3: The Window Of Appearances
Side C
Act II: Year 5 To 15. Thebes And Akhenaten
1. Scene 1: The Temple
2. Scene 2: Akhnaten & Nefertiti
3. Scene 3: The City. Dance (Beginning)
Side D
1. Scene 3: The City. Dance (Conclusion)
2. Scene 4: Hymn
Side E
Act III: Year 17 And The Present. Akhenaten
1. Scene 1: The Family
2. Scene 2: Attack & Fall
Side F
1. Scene 3: The Ruins
2. Scene 4: Epilogue

DETAILS

  • Releasedate: 05-07-2024
  • Original Release Year: 1984
  • Units: 3 LP
  • Sleeve: Box-set
  • Grams: 180g
  • Genre: Classical
  • Carrier: LP STANDARD
  • Barcode (EAN): 8719262035683
  • Catalogue number: MOVCL056

DESCRIPTION

Akhnaten is the third instalment in the Glass’ trilogy of operas about men who changed the world in which they lived through the power of their ideas, Akhnaten‘s subject is religion. The Pharaoh Akhnaten was the first monotheist in recorded story, and his substitution of a one-god religion for the multi-god worship in use when he came to power was responsible for his violent overthrow. The opera describes the rise, reign, and fall of Akhnaten in a series of tableaus.

The 3LP Akhnaten is available as an exclusive limited edition of 250 numbered copies on crystal clear vinyl. This deluxe lift-off box-set contains a 16-page libretto.

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