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The Legend of the Rood

The Legend of the Rood was the initial offering of the Wagner Renaissance opera company. It is a very funny play with Medieval sounding music.The opera company toured with this work for several years. Here are a few excerpts from the Legend of the Rood.

Rex Caeli Domine:  God's music. God never enters of leaves the stage without this music. Judith Hubble : soprano, Clamma Dale: Mezzo,  Arthur Burrows: Baritone

Out of the Gardne: The Angle Michael escorts Adam and Eve from Paradise to the Barren Land. Judith Hubble soprano Steve Silverstein: mute cornet, Chris Williams: lute, Judy Davidoff, vielle

King David's Madrigal 1:  King David sees Bathsheba washing her hair in a stream.  Judith Hubble: soprano, Clamma Dale: mezzo, David Dodds: Tenor, Harris Poor: Bass

Daid and Bathsheba  Duet 1. Arthur Burrows, Baritone, Clamma Dale: Mezzo, Chris Williams, Lute

King David's Madrigal 2    Judith Hubble: soprano, Clamma Dale: mezzo, David Dodds: Tenor, Arthur Burrows: Baritone

Beatus vir:   King David tries to appease God about the Bathsheba thing.  He does not succeed. Arthur Burrows: Baritone, Judiy Davidoff: Vielle, Steve Silverstein: Mute Cornet, Chris Williams: Luite

Bathsheba's Lament:  Bathsheba Laments the death of King David: Clamma Dale, Mezzo:   The Company

Ave Maria and Sanctus:  King Slomon is delighted that the Temple is complete and, as reward, makes his counsellor Bishop in the Temple. He holds a Mass in the new Temple.  David Dodds: Tenor, and the company

Rex Caeli Domine:  God's music with instruments

More tracks will be added to the Legend of the Rood as they are ready/

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Daid and Bathsheba  Duet 1. Arthur Burrows, Baritone, Clamma Dale: Mezzo, Chris Williams, Lute

King David's Madrigal 3    Judith Hubble: soprano, Clamma Dale: mezzo, David Dodds: Tenor, Arthur Burrows: Baritone

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