Thecla - An Oratorio

Harvey Brough

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Classical, Choral
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April 19, 2019

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'Thecla' is a contemporary oratorio by British composer Harvey Brough with libretto by James Runcie, featuring soloists Clara Sanabras, Mark le Brocq in the roles of Thecla and St Paul.

The story of Thecla, a modern heroine of the ancient world, as documented in the Apocrypha is about faith in both good and bad ways. Thecla's faith gives her the courage to upset the establishment and pursue what she thinks is the right spiritual path in the company of Paul. Most everybody else in the piece puts their faith in the way things have always been done: a patriarchal system, which Thecla defies. Their faith leads them to whip themselves up into a frenzy and sentence her to a cruel and shocking death, not once, but twice."

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Key Value
Catalogue number SMU609
Barcode 5065001711091
Number of items 1
Packaging type Digipak
Imported No
Weight 20g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 130mm x 3mm x 130mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. This Is Iconium -
2. Paul -
3. O Nata Lux -
4. Though I Speak With The Tongues Of Men -
5. I'm Losing My Love -
6. Gaoler -
7. Death Where Is Thy Sting? -
8. Burn Her! -
9. Come Death -
10. Alexander -
11. Wade In The Water -
12. Lion's Den -
13. Lilies Of The Field -
14. And Now Abideth Faith, Hope And Love -
15. It's Curious Fact -
16. Cats -
17. Birds -
18. Mighty Oaks -
19. Stars -
20. Dogs -
21. It's A Curious Fact II -