Moon spirit feasting = Yuè lìng jié : a ritual street opera in 7 scenes / music by Liza Lim ; libretto by Beth Yahp.
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|Yuè lìng jié : Moon spirit feasting (1999) ritual street opera in 7 parts||Beth Yahp and Liza Lim|
Duration: 76 min.
Contents note: 1. Invocation -- 2. Awakening: puppet show -- 3. Cosmic battle -- 4. Bridal bed: search for immortality -- 5. Ghost-feeding -- 6. Chang-O flies to the moon -- 7. Propitiation.
Performers: Elision Ensemble ; Simon Hewett (conductor) ; Deborah Kayser (soprano) ; Melissa Madden Gray (mezzo-soprano) ; Orren Tanabe (baritone).
Capture session: ABC broadcast recording of performance on 24 October 2001 at Melbourne International Festival.
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