Click to enlarge
Soldier's Tale (CD)
The Soldier's Tale is a theatrical work "to be read, played, and danced" by three actors (the soldier, the devil, and a narrator) and dancers, accompanied by a septet of instruments. The libretto relates the parable of a soldier who trades his fiddle to the devil in return for unlimited economic gain. The music is scored for a septet of violin, double bass, clarinet, bassoon, cornet or trumpet), trombone, and percussion. The libretto is adapted by Roger Waters from the translation by Michael Flanders and Kitty Black, based on the original text by Charles-Ferdinand Ramus. Roger Waters recorded the album because of a personal background as Mr. Waters' father went missing in World War II and his grandfather died in battle in World War I. The loss of his father has been a central theme throughout his live and topic for other releases. Telegraph UK: "I think I am still preoccupied by the same things that I was 30 years ago. Losing my father, and that attachment that I have to his humanity, is still central to everything that I do" Roger Waters adapted the English translation of "L'histoire du Soldat" (original title of the piece) and recorded all 3 characters himself with different accents and speaking voices.
199 SEK 
 
  Tell a friend   Inform me
Use the form below to send information about this product to a friend.
Your name    Your e-mail
Send
Your friend's name Your friend's e-mail
Enter your email address to be automatically informed when this item is back in stock
Your e-mail   
Send
Not in stock. Usually ships within 8-12 days.
Similar artists: PINK FLOYD
Specifications
Type: CD
Recorded: 2018
Release Date: 2018-07-21
Label: Sony Music
Country: Euro
Item No: 190758727325
Customer rating & reviews
Rate this item | Review this item
Track List
01 The Soldier's March
02 Slogging Homeword
03 Airs By A Stream
04 As You Can Ear...
05 The Soldier's March (reprise)
06 Eventually
07 Joseph Reaches His Home Village
08 Pastorale
09 The Soldier
10 Disconsolate
11 Pastorale (reprise)
12 The Soldier
Browse by artist: ROGER WATERS - 19 items Show as list