Benjamin Britten ‎– Benjamin Britten

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Simple Symphony, Op. 4
Conductor – Boyd NeelOrchestra – The Boyd Neel String Orchestra
1-1 I.Boisterous Bourré 3:22
1-2 II.Playful Pizzicato 3:14
1-3 III.Sentimental Saraband 8:06
1-4 IV.Froliscome Finale 2:38
Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge, Op. 10
Conductor – Boyd NeelOrchestra – The Boyd Neel String Orchestra
1-5 I.Introduction And Theme 1:51
1-6 II.Adagio 2:14
1-7 III.March 1:09
1-8 IV.Romance 1:35
1-9 V.Aria Italiana 1:13
1-10 VI.Bourré Classique 1:10
1-11 VII.Vienna Waltz 2:33
1-12 VIII.Moto Perpetuo 1:08
1-13 IX.Funeral March 3:10
1-14 X.Chant 1:04
1-15 XI.Fugue 3:04
1-16 XII.Finale 3:17
1-17 Passacaglia, Op. 33
Conductor – Eduard van BeinumOrchestra – Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam*
6:33
Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra (Variations & Fugue On A Theme Of Purcell), Op. 34
Conductor – Malcolm Sargent*Orchestra – Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra*
1-18 Theme: Full Orchestra, Woodwind, Brass, Strings, Percussion 1:55
1-19 Variations: Flutes & Piccolo 0:34
1-20 Oboes 0:59
1-21 Clarinets 0:37
1-22 Bassoons 0:52
1-23 Violins 0:37
1-24 Violas 1:12
1-25 Cellos 1:18
1-26 Double Basses 0:53
1-27 Harp 0:52
1-28 Horns 0:44
1-29 Trumpets 0:34
1-30 Trombones & Bass Tuba 0:59
1-31 Percussion 1:34
1-32 Fugue 2:58
British Folk Songs
Arranged By – Britten*Piano – Benjamin BrittenTenor Vocals – Peter Pears
2-1 The Ash Grove 3:04
2-2 The Sally Gardens
Lyrics By – Yeats*
3:01
2-3 Little Sir William 2:35
2-4 Oliver Cromwell 0:41
Seven Sonnets Of Michelangelo
Piano – Benjamin BrittenTenor Vocals – Peter Pears
2-5 I.Sonnet XVI 2:00
2-6 II.Sonnet XXXI 1:18
2-7 III.Sonnet XXX 3:08
2-8 IV.Sonnet LV 1:45
2-9 V.Sonnet XXXVIII 1:48
2-10 VI.Sonnet XXXII 1:14
2-11 VII.Sonnet XXIV 4:41
Serenade For Tenor, Horn And Strings, Op. 31
Conductor – Benjamin BrittenHorn – Dennis BrainOrchestra – Boyd Neel Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Peter Pears
2-12 I.Prologue 1:13
2-13 II.Pastoral
Lyrics By – Cotton*
4:06
2-14 III.Nocturne
Lyrics By – Tennyson*
3:19
2-15 IV.Elegy
Lyrics By – Blake*
4:18
2-16 V.Dirge
Lyrics By – Anon.*
4:13
2-17 VI.Hymn
Lyrics By – Jonson*
2:02
2-18 VII.Sonnet
Lyrics By – Keats*
4:10
2-19 VIII.Epilogue 1:22
2-20 Introduction & Rondo Alla Burlesca, Op. 23, No. 1
Piano – Benjamin Britten, Clifford Curzon
8:58
2-21 Mazurka Elegiaca, Op. 23, No. 2
Piano – Benjamin Britten, Clifford Curzon
7:29
Peter Grimes - Four Sea Interludes
Conductor – Eduard van BeinumOrchestra – Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam*
3-1 Dawn 3:24
3-2 Sunday Morning 3:44
3-3 Moonlight 4:24
3-4 Storm 4:21
A Ceremony Of Carols, Op. 28
Choir – The Morrison Boys ChoirConductor [Choir Rehearsals] – Ivor Sims*Harp – Maria Korchinska
3-5 I.Procession 1:02
3-6 II.Wolcom Yule 1:17
3-7 III.There Is No Rose 1:56
3-8 IVa.That Yonge Child 1:32
3-9 IVb.Balulalow 1:21
3-10 V.As Dew In Aprille 0:58
3-11 VI.This Little Babe 1:18
3-12 VII.Interlude 3:00
3-13 VIII.In Freezing Winter Night 4:02
3-14 IX.Spring Carol 1:05
3-15 X.Deo Gratias 1:02
3-16 XI.Recession 1:12
Sinfonia Da Requiem, Op. 20
Conductor – John Barbirolli*Orchestra – The New York Philharmonic Orchestra
3-17 Lacrymosa 9:50
3-18 Dies Irae 4:59
3-19 Requiem Aeternam 8:04
The Turn Of The Screw (Auszüge / Highlights)
1. Akt / Act 1
Prolog / Prologue
4-1 It Is A Curious Story 2:47
Thema - 1. Szene / Theme - Scene 1: The Journey
4-2 Nearly There 3:29
Variation III - 4. Szene / Variation III - Scene 4: The Tower
4-3 How Beautiful It Is (Governess) 5:49
Variation IV - 5. Szene / Variation IV - Scene 5: The Window
4-4 Tom, Tom, The Piper's Son (Miles, Flora, Governess, Mrs. Grose) 9:59
Variation V - 6. Szene / Variation V - Scene 6: The Lesson
4-5 Many Nouns It Is We Find (Miles, Flora, Governess) 4:57
2. Akt / Act 2
Variation VIII - 1. Szene / Variation VIII - Scene 1: Colloquy And Soliloquy
4-6 Why Did You Call Me? (Miss Jessel, Quint, Governess) 8:34
Variation IX - 2. Szene / Variation IX - Scene 2: The Bells
4-7 O Sing Unto Them A New Song (Miles, Flora, Mrs. Grose, Governess) 8:29
Variation X - 3. Szene / Variation X - Scene 3: Miss Jessel
4-8 She Is Here (Governess, Miss Jessel) 6:24
Variation XIV - 7. Szene / Variation XIV - Scene 7: Flora
4-9 Flora! (Mrs. Grose, Governess, Miss Jessel, Flora) 4:54
Variation XV - 8. Szene / Variation XV - Scene 8: Miles
4-10 Mrs. Grose (Governess, Mrs. Grose, Miles, Quint) 11:39

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4 CD-set (6 panels, 4 trays) with 20 page booklet.

High-End Mastering (24 bit/96 kHz).

Tracks 1-1 to 1-4 recorded in 1939.
Tracks 1-5 to 1-16 recorded in 1938.
Tracks 1-17, 3-1 to 3-4 recorded in 1947.
Tracks 1-18 to 1-32 recorded in 1946.
Tracks 2-1 to 2-4, 2-12 to 2-21 recorded in 1944.
Tracks 2-5 to 2-11 recorded in 1942.
Tracks 3-5 to 3-16 recorded in 1943/44.
Tracks 3-17 to 3-19 recorded in 1941.
Tracks 4-1 to 4-10 recorded in 1954.

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  • Matrix / Runout: 222594 CD1
  • Matrix / Runout: 222594 CD2
  • Matrix / Runout: 222594 CD3
  • Matrix / Runout: 222594 CD4
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  • Label Code: LC 12281

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