Recorded in 2010 by
The Acting Singers Project: actingsingersproject.com
This recording was made possible thanks to a generous grant from Daniel B. Kelly.
Music and libretto by David Walther
after the play by Christopher Marlowe.
The recording engineer was Mike Burke.
The recording was made at John Weston's Futura Studio in Roslindale.
Period tableau titling consultant
was Martha Blackman.
The Cast (in order of appearance):
Edward II: King of England,
David Edgar Walther, bass-baritone;
Queen Isabella: Queen of England,
Carol Millard, high soprano;
Gaveston: Edward II's lover,
Michael Belle, high tenor;
Edward III: Son of Edward & Isabella,
Brett Johnson, baritone;
Mortimer: The most powerful lord,
Christopher Aaron Smith, tenor;
Lightborn: A "gentle tradesman"
Drew Hubbard, bass-baritone;
Thomas B. Dawkins, bass-baritone;
Below: Notes and Complete Libretto:
The Instrumentalists were:
Flute, Piccolo: Carol Millard,
English Horn, Bassoon, and
Contra Bassoon: Thomas B. Dawkins;
Clarinet, and Tenor Saxophone:
Guitar: Russell Southcott;
Piano: Leah Kosch;
Priscilla Chew (I: 4, II: 1 & 15 VI: 2); and
Sam Ou (I: 2; II: 3, 4 & 6; III: 3; V: 2; VI: 1 & 4)
Special thanks to our donors:
Janet Wheeler and Robert Hubbard
for their financial support.
Very Special thanks to our patron:
Daniel Kelly for his financial support.