Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Rose of Persia: Overture (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
3:11
2 The Rose of Persia: Act I: 1. "As We lie in langour lazy... I'm Abu'l Hassan" (Chorus of Girls [Wives], with Hassan) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
3:21
3 The Rose of Persia: Act I: 4. "Sunbeam, the priest keeps saying... If a sudden stroke of fate" (Blush-of-Morning, Dancing Sunbeam, and Abdallah) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
1:40
4 The Rose of Persia: Act I: 6. "'Neath my lattice through the night" (Rose-in-Bloom) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
3:36
5 The Rose of Persia: Act I: 8. "When my father sent me to Ishpahan" (Hassan with Chorus) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
2:23
6 The Rose of Persia: Act I: 9. "Peace be upon this house... I care not if the cup I hold" (Yussuf with Chorus) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
3:04
7 The Rose of Persia: Act I: 10. "Musical Maidens are we... Dance and Song (Ensemble, Honey-of-Life and Hassan with Chorus and Dancers) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
5:31
8 The Rose of Persia: Act I: 11. "We have come to invade" (Abdallah with Hassan and Chorus) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
1:36
9 The Rose of Persia: Act I: 12."The Sultan's Executioner" (Dancing Sunbeam, Rose-in-Bloom, Scent-of-Lillies, Heart's Desire, Honey-of-Life,Yussuf, Hassan, and Abdallah) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
2:14
10 The Rose of Persia: Act I: 14. "Oh, luckless hour!" (Company) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
16:28
11 The Rose of Persia: Act II: 1. "Oh, What is love?" (Heart's Desire and Yussuf) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
2:37
12 The Rose of Persia: Act II: 2. "If you or I, should tell the truth" (Scent-of-Lilies, Honey-of-Life, Heart's Desire, and Yussuf) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
2:49
13 The Rose of Persia: Act II: 4."Let the satirist enumerate a catalogue" (Sultan with Chorus)(Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
2:48
14 The Rose of Persia: Act II: 5. "In my heart of my hearts I've always known" (Dancing Sunbeam, with Blush-of-Morning, Honey-of-Life, Heart's Desire, Sultan, Vizier, and Physician) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
3:05
15 The Rose of Persia: Act II: 7. "Laughing low, on Tip-toe" (Hassan, Physician, Vizier, and Executioner with Chorus) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
3:40
16 The Rose of Persia: Act II: 8. "It's a busy, busy, busy, busy day for thee" (Scent of Lilies, Heart's Desire, Yussuf, Hassan, and Executioner, with Chorus) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
2:33
17 The Rose of Persia: Act II: 10. "What does it mean?... Joy and Sorrow Alternate" (Dancing Sunbeam, Blush-of-Morning, Yussuf, and a Royal Guard) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
2:42
18 The Rose of Persia: Act II: 12. "Hassan, the sultan with his court approaches" (Hassan, Physician, Executioner, Vizier, Sultan, and Chorus) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
2:18
19 The Rose of Persia: Act II: 13. "There was once a small street arab" (Hassan with Chorus) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
2:51
20 The Rose of Persia: Act II: 14. "A bridal march" (Company) (Hanover Band feat. conductor Tom Higgans)
1:27

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Ian Caddy (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 14–15, 18)
Richard Morrison (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 13–14, 18)
Richard Suart (baritone singer) (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 2, 5, 7–9, 15–16, 18–19)
bass vocals:
Lynton Black (British bass-baritone) (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 15–18)
Jonathan Veira (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 3, 8–9)
choir vocals:
Southwark Voices (Professional Freelance Choir) (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 2, 5–8, 13, 15–16, 18–20)
composer:
Sir Arthur Sullivan (tracks 1–6, 9–20)
conductor:
Tom Higgins (English conductor) (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 1–6, 9–20)
engineer:
Mike Clements (engineer) (tracks 1–20)
librettist:
Basil Hood (tracks 1–6, 9–20)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Marcia Bellamy (British mezzo-soprano) (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 3, 9, 14, 17)
Marilyn Hill Smith (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (track 9)
orchestra:
The Hanover Band (0199-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 1–6, 9–20)
producer:
Martin Compton (producer) (tracks 1–20)
soprano vocals:
Sally Harrison (British soprano) (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 4, 9)
Claire Henry (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 9, 11–12, 14, 16)
Claire Pendleton (operatic soprano) (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 3, 14, 17)
Alison Roddy (Irish soprano) (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 7, 9, 12, 14)
tenor vocals:
Richard Edgar‐Wilson (tenor) (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 14–15, 18)
Ivan Sharpe (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 6, 9, 11–12, 16–17)
recorded at:
The Old Market, Hove in Brighton and Hove, England, United Kingdom (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (tracks 1–6, 9–20)
part of:
The Rose of Persia, Act II (tracks 11–20)
The Rose of Persia, Act I (tracks 1–6, 9–10)
recording of:
The Rose of Persia, Act 1: Oh, luckless hour! (Girls) (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (track 10)
The Rose of Persia, Act 1: Overture (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (track 1)
The Rose of Persia, Act 2 - A bridal march (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (track 20)
The Rose of Persia, Act 2 - Laughing low, on toe-tip (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (track 15)
The Rose of Persia, Act 2 - What does it mean? (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (track 17)
The Rose of Persia, Act 2: Oh, what is love? (Desire) (1999-01-27 – 1999-02-02) (track 11)