Obscure No. 9: Irma - An Opera by Tom Phillips (1978)



  1. Introduction
  2. Overture And Aria : "I Tell You That's Irma Herself"
  3. First Interlude
  4. Aria: "Irma You Will Be Mine"
  5. Second Interlude
  6. Chorus: "Love Is Help Mate"
  7. Postlude


    Bass - Roy Babbington
    Clarinet - Rory Allam
    Conductor, Music By - Gavin Bryars
    Contrabass - Rodney Slatford
    Engineer - Phil Ault
    Horns, Vibraphone - Dave Smith (3)
    Libretto By - Fred Orton
    Piano, Marimba, Glockenspiel - Michael Nyman
    Producer - Brian Eno
    Tuba, Marimba - John White
    Vibraphone, Marimba - Jo Julian
    Violin [Alto] - Adam Skeaping
    Violin [Baritone] - Tim Kraemer
    Violin [Descant] - Stuart Deeks
    Violin [Sopranino] - Roddy Skeaping*
    Violin [Tenor] - Mark Caudie
    Violin [Treble] - Gavin Wright*
    Voice - Howard Skempton , Lucy Skeaping*
    Voice [Chorus Voice] - Angela Bryars
    Voice [Chorus Voice], Written-by - Tom Phillips (3)

    Obscure Records 9
    Recorded at Basing Street Studios, London, February 1977 Produced by Brian Eno





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