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Britten (1939-1956)

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Catalogue number231134
Release date2010-11-01
Discs10

 
Extra material for download
 
 
Disc 1
 
  Composer: Crozier, Eric, Britten, Benjamin
  Saint Nicolas, Op. 42 47:05
01 Introduction 05:14 $ 0.94 USD
02 The Birth of Nicolas 02:23 $ 0.43 USD
03 Nicolas devotes himself to God 04:18 $ 0.77 USD
04 He journeys to Palestine 07:29 $ 1.35 USD
05 He comes to Myra and is chosen Bishop 06:49 $ 1.23 USD
06 Nicolas from Prison 03:01 $ 0.54 USD
07 Nicolas and the Pickled Boys 06:25 $ 1.16 USD
08 His Piety and Marvellous Works 05:07 $ 0.92 USD
09 The Death of Nicolas 06:19 $ 1.14 USD
 
 
Disc 2
 
  Composer: Wedderburn, James, Wedderburn, John, Wedderburn, Robert, Britten, Benjamin, Cornysh (II), William, Southwell, Robert
  A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28 38:39
01 Procession 19:44 $ 3.55 USD
02 Wolcum yole! 01:19 $ 0.24 USD
03 There is no rose 01:58 $ 0.35 USD
04 That yonge child 01:34 $ 0.28 USD
05 Balulalow 01:23 $ 0.25 USD
06 As dew in Aprille 00:57 $ 0.17 USD
07 This little Babe 01:18 $ 0.23 USD
08 Interlude 03:01 $ 0.54 USD
09 In freezing winter night 04:02 $ 0.73 USD
10 Spring Carol 01:06 $ 0.20 USD
11 Deo Gracias! - Adam lay ibounden 01:03 $ 0.19 USD
12 Recession 01:14 $ 0.22 USD
 
 
  Composer: Britten, Benjamin, Rosetti, Christina
  A Boy Was Born, Op. 3 28:26
13 Theme: A boy was Born — 02:03 $ 0.37 USD
14 Variation 1: Lullaby, Jesu — 04:18 $ 0.77 USD
15 Variation 2: Herod — 02:14 $ 0.40 USD
16 Variation 3: Jesu, As Thou Art Our Saviour — 02:33 $ 0.46 USD
17 Variation 4: The Three Kings 03:38 $ 0.65 USD
18 Variation 5: In the Bleak Mid-winter — 04:52 $ 0.88 USD
19 Variation 6 (Finale): Noel! 08:48 $ 1.58 USD
 
 
Disc 5
 
  Composer: Crozier, Eric, Britten, Benjamin, Forster, E.M.
  Billy Budd, Op. 50 28:59
01 Act II: There you are again, Master-at-Arms. 05:50 $ 1.05 USD
02 Act II: Oh, this cursed mist! 04:21 $ 0.78 USD
03 Act II: Claggart, John Claggart, beware! 03:31 $ 0.63 USD
04 Act II: Master-at-Arms and foretopman … 02:16 $ 0.41 USD
05 Act II: God o' mercy! 02:08 $ 0.38 USD
06 Act II: Great God! For what reason? 01:24 $ 0.25 USD
07 Act II: William Budd, you are accused … 04:57 $ 0.89 USD
08 Act II: Poor fellow, who could save him? 04:32 $ 0.82 USD
 
 
  Composer: Britten, Benjamin
  Peter Grimes: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a 15:52
09 No. 1. Dawn 03:24 $ 0.61 USD
10 No. 2. Sunday Morning 03:44 $ 0.67 USD
11 No. 3. Moonlight 04:24 $ 0.79 USD
12 No. 4. Storm 04:20 $ 0.78 USD
 
 
  Composer: Britten, Benjamin
  Peter Grimes: Passacaglia, Op. 33b
13 Passacaglia, Op. 33b 06:30 $ 1.17 USD
 
 
Disc 6
 
  Composer: Britten, Benjamin
  The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra: Variations and
Fugue on a Theme of Henry Purcell, Op. 34
16:43
01 Theme 01:55 $ 0.35 USD
02 Variation A [The Flutes] 00:34 $ 0.10 USD
03 Variation B [The Oboes] 00:59 $ 0.18 USD
04 Variation C [The Clarinets] 00:37 $ 0.11 USD
05 Variation D [The Bassoons] 00:51 $ 0.15 USD
06 Variation E [The Violins] 00:39 $ 0.12 USD
07 Variation F [The Violas] — 01:12 $ 0.22 USD
08 Variation G [The Cellos] 01:18 $ 0.23 USD
09 Variation H [The Double Basses] 00:53 $ 0.16 USD
10 Variation I [The Harp] 00:52 $ 0.16 USD
11 Variation J [The Horns] 00:43 $ 0.13 USD
12 Variation K [The Trumpets] 00:35 $ 0.11 USD
13 Variation L [The Trombones and Bass Tuba] 01:00 $ 0.18 USD
14 Variation M [Percussions] 01:34 $ 0.28 USD
15 Fugue: Allegro molto 03:01 $ 0.54 USD
 
 
  Composer: Crozier, Eric, Britten, Benjamin
  The Little Sweep, Op. 45 43:43
16 Sweep! Sweep! (Chorus) 01:57 $ 0.35 USD
17 Sweep this chimney (Miss Baggott) 01:59 $ 0.36 USD
18 Now, little white boy! (Black Bob, Clem) 04:03 $ 0.73 USD
19 Pull the rope gently until he is free! (Chorus) 01:42 $ 0.31 USD
20 Is he wounded? (Chorus) 01:29 $ 0.27 USD
21 Sooty tracks (Chorus) 02:24 $ 0.43 USD
22 Run, poor sweep-boy (Rowan) 04:18 $ 0.77 USD
23 The kettles are singing (Chorus) 02:45 $ 0.50 USD
24 O why do you weep (Chorus, Rowan, Sam) 03:07 $ 0.56 USD
25 Pantomime - Ah!…Blackguards! (Miss Baggott) 04:17 $ 0.77 USD
26 Help! Help! She's collapsed! (Miss Baggott) 02:07 $ 0.38 USD
27 The owl, wide-winging through the sky (Chorus) 04:05 $ 0.74 USD
28 Soon the coach will carry you away (Juliet) 02:28 $ 0.44 USD
29 Morning, Sammy! Lovely weather (Johnnie) 01:51 $ 0.33 USD
30 Ready Alfred? (Tom) 02:51 $ 0.51 USD
31 Coaching song: The horses are champing (Tutti) 02:20 $ 0.42 USD
 
 
Disc 9
 
  Composer: Britten, Benjamin
  Simple Symphony, Op. 4 17:20
01 I. Boisterous Bouree 03:22 $ 0.61 USD
02 II. Playful Pizzicato 03:14 $ 0.58 USD
03 III. Sentimental Sarabande 08:06 $ 1.46 USD
04 IV. Frolicsome Finale 02:38 $ 0.47 USD
 
 
  Composer: Britten, Benjamin
  Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10 23:27
05 Introduction and Theme 01:51 $ 0.33 USD
06 Variation 1: Adagio 02:14 $ 0.40 USD
07 Variation 2: March 01:09 $ 0.21 USD
08 Variation 3: Romance 01:35 $ 0.29 USD
09 Variation 4: Aria Italiana 01:13 $ 0.22 USD
10 Variation 5: Bouree Classique 01:10 $ 0.21 USD
11 Variation 6: Wiener Waltzer 02:33 $ 0.46 USD
12 Variation 7: Moto Perpetuo 01:08 $ 0.20 USD
13 Variation 8: Funeral March 03:10 $ 0.57 USD
14 Variation 9: Chant 01:04 $ 0.19 USD
15 Variation 10: Fugue 03:04 $ 0.55 USD
16 Finale 03:16 $ 0.59 USD
 
 
  Composer: Britten, Benjamin
  Introduction and Rondo alla burlesca, Op. 23, No. 1
17 Introduction and Rondo alla burlesca, Op. 23, No. 1 08:58 $ 1.61 USD
 
 
  Composer: Britten, Benjamin
  Mazurka Elegiaca, Op. 23, No. 2
18 Mazurka Elegiaca, Op. 23, No. 2 07:29 $ 1.35 USD
 
 
Disc 10
 
  Composer: Bounarroti, Michaelangelo, Britten, Benjamin
  7 Sonnets of Michelangelo, Op. 22 15:53
01 No. 1. Sonetto XVI: Si come nella penna e nell'inchiostro 02:00 $ 0.36 USD
02 No. 2. Sonetto XXXI: A che piu debb'io mai l'intensa voglia 01:18 $ 0.23 USD
03 No. 3. Sonetto XXX: Veggio co' bei vostri occhi un dolce
lume
03:08 $ 0.56 USD
04 No. 4. Sonetto LV: Tu sa' ch'io so, signior mie, che tu sai 01:45 $ 0.32 USD
05 No. 5. Sonetto XXXVIII: Rendete a gli occhi miei, o fonte o
fiume
01:48 $ 0.32 USD
06 No. 6. Sonetto XXXII: S'un casto amor, s'una pieta superna 01:14 $ 0.22 USD
07 No. 7. Sonetto XXIV: Spirto ben nato, in cui si specchia e
vede
04:40 $ 0.84 USD
 
 
  Composer: Blake, William, Jonson, Ben, Tennyson, Alfred, Keats, John, Britten, Benjamin, Cotton, Charles
  Serenade, Op. 31 24:42
08 No. 1. Prologue 01:13 $ 0.22 USD
09 No. 2. Pastoral 04:06 $ 0.74 USD
10 No. 3. Nocturne 03:19 $ 0.60 USD
11 No. 4. Elegy 04:18 $ 0.77 USD
12 No. 5. Dirge 04:13 $ 0.76 USD
13 No. 6. Hymn 02:02 $ 0.37 USD
14 No. 7. Sonnet 04:10 $ 0.75 USD
15 No. 8. Epilogue 01:21 $ 0.24 USD
 
 
  Composer: Traditional, Britten, Benjamin
  Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 1, "British Isles" 12:21
16 No. 1. The Salley Gardens 03:04 $ 0.55 USD
17 No. 2. Little Sir William 02:37 $ 0.47 USD
18 No. 7. Oliver Cromwell 00:40 $ 0.12 USD
19 No. 6. The Ash Grove 03:03 $ 0.55 USD
20 No. 3. The Bonny Earl o' Moray 02:57 $ 0.53 USD
 
 
  Composer: Traditional, Britten, Benjamin
  Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 2, "France"
21 Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 2, "France": No. 8. Quand
j'etais chez mon pere (Heigh ho! heigh hi!)
02:10 $ 0.39 USD
 
 
  Composer: Traditional, Britten, Benjamin
  Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 3, "British Isles" 15:05
22 No. 3. Sweet Polly Oliver 03:02 $ 0.55 USD
23 No. 2. There's none to soothe 02:17 $ 0.41 USD
24 No. 1. The Plough Boy 02:03 $ 0.37 USD
25 No. 7. Come you not from Newcastle? 01:16 $ 0.23 USD
26 No. 5. The Foggy, Foggy Dew 02:42 $ 0.49 USD
27 No. 6. O Waly, Waly 03:45 $ 0.68 USD
 
  Album total 568:34
ComposerBlake, William
Bounarroti, Michaelangelo
Britten, Benjamin
Cornysh (II), William
Cotton, Charles
Crozier, Eric
Duncan, Ronald
Forster, E.M.
Jonson, Ben
Keats, John
Piper, Myfanwy
Rosetti, Christina
Southwell, Robert
Tennyson, Alfred
Traditional
Wedderburn, James
Wedderburn, John
Wedderburn, Robert
TenorPears, Peter
ConductorBeinum, Eduard van
Britten, Benjamin
Goodall, Reginald
Neel, Boyd
Sargent, Malcolm
Boy sopranoHartnett, Michael
Hemmings, David
ChoirAldeburgh Festival Choir
All Saints Church Choir, Margaret Street
Alleyn School Choir
Copenhagen Boys' Choir
English Opera Group Choir
Ipswich School Preparatory Department Boy's Choir
Purcell Singers
Royal Opera House Chorus, Covent Garden
Sir John Leman School Girl's Choir
St. Mary-le-Tower Boys Voices Choir
OrchestraAldeburgh Festival Orchestra
Boyd Neel String Orchestra
Concertgebouw Orchestra
English Opera Group Orchestra, The
Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden
OrganDownes, Ralph
HarpSimon, Enid
ContraltoFerrier, Kathleen
Thomas, Nancy
SopranoBaker, Marilyn
Cantelo, April
Cross, Joan
Dyer, Olive
Mandikian, Arda
Ritchie, Margaret
Soskin, Gabrielle
Vyvyan, Jennifer
BaritoneDavies, Rhydderch
Donleavy, Edmund
Evans, Geraint
Kraus, Otakar
Uppman, Theodore
Mezzo-sopranoPollak, Anna
BassAnthony, Trevor
Brannigan, Owen
Dalberg, Frederick
Langdon, Michael
VocalsFlynn, Peter
TrebleFairhurst, Robin
Hemmings, David
Ingram, Michael
Vaughan, Lyn
PianoBritten, Benjamin
Curzon, Clifford
HornBrain, Dennis

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