Benjamin Britten ‎– Britten 100: The Birthday Collection

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CD 1 (600047 A): Serenade For Tenor, Horn And Strings • Les Illuminations
Serenade For Tenor, Horn And Strings Op. 31
Composed By – Benjamin BrittenConductor – Eugene Goossens*Horn – Dennis BrainOrchestra – New Symphony Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Peter Pears
1-1 I. Prologue 1:25
1-2 II. Pastoral 3:34
1-3 III. Nocturne 3:24
1-4 IV. Elegy 4:38
1-5 V. Dirge 3:56
1-6 VI. Hymn 2:01
1-7 VII. Sonnet 3:50
1-8 VIII. Epilogue 1:30
Les Illuminations Op. 18
Composed By – Benjamin BrittenConductor – Eugene Goossens*Orchestra – New Symphony Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Peter Pears
1-9 I. Fanfare 1:52
1-10 II. Villes 2:25
1-11 IIIa. Phrase 1:02
1-12 IIIb. Antique 2:32
1-13 IV. Royauté 1:39
1-14 V. Marine 0:57
1-15 VI. Interlude 2:07
1-16 VII. Being Beauteous 3:59
1-17 VIII. Parade 2:41
1-18 IX. Départ 2:38
CD 2 (600047 B): Sinfonia Da Requiem • Nocturne For Tenor, Seven Obbligate Instruments & Strings
Sinfonia Da Requiem Op. 20
Composed By, Conductor – Benjamin BrittenOrchestra – Symphonie-Orchester Des Staatlichen Dänischen Rundfunks*
(19:43)
2-1.1 I. Lacrymosa (Andante Ben Misurato)
2-1.2 II. Dies Irae (Allegro Con Fuoco)
2-1.3 III. Requiem Aeternam (Andante Molto Tranquillo)
Nocturne For Tenor, Seven Obbligate Instruments & Strings Op. 60
Bassoon – Willie Anthony WatersClarinet – Gervase de PeyerComposed By, Conductor – Benjamin BrittenCor Anglais – Roger LordFlute – Alexander Murray (2)Harp – Osian EllisHorn – Barry TuckwellOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Peter PearsTimpani – Denis Blyth
2-2 I. On A Poet's Lips I Slept 3:21
2-3 II. Below The Thunders Oft He Upper Deep 3:19
2-4 III. Encitured With A Twine Of Leaves 2:15
2-5 IV. Midnight's Bell Goes Ting, Ting, Ting 2:28
2-6 V. But That Night When On My Bed I Lay 3:03
2-7 VI. She Sleeps On Soft 4:30
2-8 VII. What Is More Gentle Than A Wind In Summer? 3:27
2-9 VIII. When Most I Wink, Then Do Mine Eyes Best See 4:01
CD 3 (600047 C): Peter Grimes
Peter Grimes-Oper In Drei Akten Und Einem Prolog (Opera In Three Acts And A Prologue)
Prolog | Prologue
3-1 Peter Grimes! (Hobson) 1:26
3-2 You Sailed Your Boat Round The Coast (Swallow) 3:04
3-3 Peter Grimes, I Here Advise You! (Swallow) 2:10
3-4 The Truth ... The Pity ... And The Truth (Peter) 1:54
3-5 Interlude I: On The Beach (Dawn) 2:58
1. Akt, 1. Szene | Act 1, Scene 1
3-6 Oh! Hang At Open Doors The Net, The Cork (Chor | Chorus) 5:35
3-7 Hi! Give Us A Hand! (Peter) 3:19
3-8 I Have To Go From Pub To Pub (Hobson) 1:58
3-9 Let Her Among You Without Fault Cast The First Stone (Ellen) 3:09
3-10 Look, The Storm Cone! (Balstrode) 2:41
3-11 And Do You Prefer The Storm (Balstrode) 4:57
3-12 What Harbour Shelters Peace (Peter) 1:12
3-13 Interlude II: The Storm 4:08
2. Szene | Scene 2
3-14 Past Time To Close! (Auntie) 4:22
3-15 We Live And Let Live (Balstrode) 1:58
3-16 Have You Heard? The Cliff Is Down (Keene) 1:23
3-17 Now The Great Bear And Pleiades (Peter) 3:40
3-18 Old Joe Has Gone Fishing (Keene) 2:28
3-19 The Bridge Is Down, We Half Swam Over (Hobson) 1:37
2. Akt | Act 2
3-20 Interlude III: Sunday Morning By The Beach 2:23
1. Szene | Scene 1
3-21 Glitter Of Waves And Glitter Of Sunlight (Ellen) 5:41
3-22 Let This Be A Holiday (Ellen) 3:00
3-23 This Unrelenting Work (Ellen) 4:41
3-24 Fool To Let It Come To This! (Auntie) 2:18
3-25 What Is It? (Chor | Chorus) 1:03
3-26 People! ... No! I Will Speak! (Boles) 2:09
CD 4 (600047 D): Peter Grimes (Cont.)
Forts.2.Akt, 1. Szene | Act 2, Scene 1 Contd.
4-1 We Planned That Their Lives Should Have A New Start (Ellen) 2:25
4-2 Swallow! Shall We Go And See Grimes In His Hut? (Pastor) 0:44
4-3 Now Is Gossip Put On Trial (Mrs. Sedley, Boles, Pastor, Keene, Swallow, Chor | Chorus) 2:12
4-4 From The Gutter, Why Should We Trouble At Their Ribaldries? (Nichten |Nieces) 4:35
4-5 Interlude IV: Passacaglia 5:27
2. Szene | Scene 2
4-6 Go There! (Peter) 7:18
4-7 Now! ... Now! ... (Boles, Pastor, Swallow, Keene, Chor | Chorus) 2:09
4-8 Peter Grimes! Nobody Here? (Pastor) 3:07
3. Akt | Act 3
4-9 Interlude V: Evening 4:19
1. Szene | Scene 1
4-10 Assign Your Prettiness To Me (Swallow) 2:36
4-11 Pah! ... Ahoy! (Swallow, Keene) 2:49
4-12 Come Along, Doctor! (Chor |Chorus) 3:19
4-13 Embroidery In Childhood Was A Luxury Of Idleness (Ellen) 5:09
4-14 Mister Swallow! Mister Swallow! (Mrs. Sedley) 2:00
4-15 Who Holds Himself Apart, Lets His Pride Rise (Chor | Chorus) 3:45
4-16 Interlude VI: Fog 2:36
2. Szene | Scene 2
4-17 Grimes! Grimes! (Chor | Chorus) 4:56
4-18 Peter, We've Come To Take You Home (Ellen) 2:29
4-19 To Those Who Pass The Borough (Chor | Chorus)
Baritone Vocals [Captain Balstrode] – James PeaseBaritone Vocals [Ned Keene] – Geraint EvansBass Vocals [Bass-Baritone Vocals, Swallow] – Owen BranniganBass Vocals [Hobson] – David Kelly (7)Chorus – Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent GardenConductor – Benjamin BrittenContralto Vocals [Auntie] – Jean WatsonLibretto By – Montagu SlaterMezzo-soprano Vocals [Mrs. Sedley] – Lauris ElmsOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent GardenSoprano Vocals [Ellen Orford] – Claire WatsonSoprano Vocals [Niece] – Marion Studholme, Iris KellsTenor Vocals [Bob Boles] – Raymond NilssonTenor Vocals [Pastor] – John LaniganTenor Vocals [Peter Grimes] – Peter PearsTreble Vocals [John] – Marcus Norman (2)
4:50
CD 5 (600047 E): Franz Schubert - Die Schöne Müllerin
Die Schöne Müllerin D 795 (Müller)
Composed By – Franz SchubertPiano – Benjamin BrittenTenor Vocals – Peter PearsText By – Wilhelm Müller
5-1 Das Wandern 2:28
5-2 Wohin? 2:03
5-3 Halt! 1:31
5-4 Danksagung An Den Bach 2:27
5-5 Am Feierabend 2:29
5-6 Der Neugierige 4:20
5-7 Ungeduld 2:41
5-8 Morgengruß 3:57
5-9 Des Müllers Blumen 3:32
5-10 Tränenregen 5:09
5-11 Mein! 2:10
5-12 Pause 4:31
5-13 Mit Dem Grünen Lautenbande 2:09
5-14 Der Jäger 1:18
5-15 Eifersucht Und Stolz 1:34
5-16 Die Liebe Farbe 4:01
5-17 Die Böse Farbe 1:55
5-18 Trockne Blumen 3:33
5-19 Der Müller Und Der Bach 4:12
5-20 Des Baches Wiegenlied 7:17
CD 6 (600047 F): Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra • Diversions
6-1 Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra (Variations & Fugue On A Theme Of Purcell) Op. 34
Conductor – Eduard van BeinumOrchestra – Concertgebouworkest
16:53
Diversions Für Klavier (Linke Hand) Und Orchester | Diversions For Piano (Left Hand) And Orchestra Op. 21
Conductor – Benjamin BrittenOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*Piano – Julius Katchen
6-2 Theme 1:06
6-3 Variation I (Recitative) 1:29
6-4 Variation II (Romance) 1:30
6-5 Variation III (March) 1:19
6-6 Variation IV (Arabesque) 1:37
6-7 Variation V (Chant) 1:47
6-8 Variation VI (Nocturne) 2:07
6-9 Variation VII (Badinerie) 1:25
6-10 Variation VIII (Burlesque) 1:53
6-11 Variation IXa (Toccata) 0:48
6-12 Variation IXb (Toccata II) 2:01
6-13 Variation X (Adagio) 4:18
6-14 Variation XI (Tarantella) 2:37
CD 7 (600047 G): A Ceremony Of Carols • Violinkonzert
A Ceremony Of Carols Op. 28
Chorus – Wiener Sängerknaben*Conductor – Anton NeyderHarp – Elisabeth Bayer
7-1 Procession (Senza Misura) 1:10
7-2 Wolcum Yole! (Allegro Con Brio) 1:28
7-3 There Is No Rose (Allegretto) 2:23
7-4 That Yonge Child (Andante Quasi Recitativo) 1:39
7-5 Balulalow (Andante Piacevole) 1:29
7-6 As Dew In Aprille (Allegro) 1:06
7-7 This Little Babe (Presto Con Fuoco) 1:27
7-8 Interlude (Andante Pastorale) 3:43
7-9 In Freezing Winter Night (Andante Comodo) 3:14
7-10 Spring Carol (Allegretto) 1:12
7-11 Deo Gracias (Presto) 1:14
7-12 Recession (Senza Misura) 1:12
Violinkonzert D-Moll | Violin Concerto In D Minor Op. 15
Conductor – Osmo VänskäOrchestra – Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra*Violin – Sergej Azizian*
7-13 I. Moderato Con Moto 9:17
7-14 II. Vivace 8:23
7-15 III. Passacaglia: Andante Lento 14:00
CD 8 (600047 H): Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge • A Charm Of Lullabies
Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge Op. 10
Conductor – Herbert von KarajanOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
8-1 I. Introduction And Theme 1:57
8-2 II. Adagio 2:53
8-3 III. March 1:17
8-4 IV. Romance 1:41
8-5 V. Aria Italiana 1:19
8-6 VI. Bourée Classique 1:25
8-7 VII. Wiener Waltz 2:48
8-8 VIII. Moto Perpetuo 1:04
8-9 IX. Funeral March 3:55
8-10 X. Chant 1:42
8-11 XI. Fugue & XII. Finale 7:03
A Charm Of Lullabies Op. 41
Alto Vocals – Pamela BowdenPiano – Peter Gellhorn
8-12 I. Cradle Song
Text By – William Blake
2:14
8-13 II. The Highland Bales
Text By – Robert Burns (4)
2:06
8-14 III. Sephestia's Lullaby
Text By – Robert Greene
2:15
8-15 IV. A Charm
Text By – Thomas Randolph
1:28
8-16 V. The Nurse's Song
Text By – John Phillip
4:24
CD 9 (600047 I): The Prince Of The Pagodas
The Prince Of The Pagodas Op. 57 - Ballett
1. Akt | Act 1
9-1 Prelude 2:19
9-2 The Fool And The Dwarf 1:21
9-3 The Emperor 1:30
9-4 Gavotte 2:36
9-5 The Four Kings 1:21
9-6 The King Of The North 1:18
9-7 The King Of The East 2:31
9-8 The King Of The West 1:07
9-9 The King Of The South 1:43
9-10 Belle Epine 2:27
9-11 Belle Rose 6:10
9-12 The Kings And Belle Rose 1:26
9-13 Triumph Of Belle Epine 1:53
9-14 Rage Of The Kings 1:41
9-15 The Four Frogs 3:02
2. Akt, 1. Szene | Act 2, Scene 1
9-16 Air 5:36
9-17 Water 7:14
9-18 Fire 5:59
2. Szene | Scene 2
9-19 Belle Rose In Pagoda-Land 2:06
9-20 The Pagodas 3:03
9-21 The Salamander 3:02
9-22 The Prince And Belle Rose 5:54
CD 10 (600047 J): The Prince Of The Pagodas (Cont.)
3. Akt, 1. Szene | Act 3, Scene 1
10-1 Belle Epine As Empress 2:45
10-2 The Old Emperor 2:51
10-3 Belle Rose And The Salamander 1:34
10-4 Transition 3:08
2. Szene | Scene 2
10-5 The Pagoda Palace 1:37
10-6 Pas De Six 2:03
10-7 Variation 1 3:44
10-8 Variation 2 1:07
10-9 Variation 3 1:09
10-10 Pas De Trois 1:25
10-11 Pas De Deux 4:06
10-12 Variation 4 1:11
10-13 Variation 5 2:16
10-14 Finale
Conductor – Benjamin BrittenOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
6:10

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Total Times, Recording Information:
CD 1 (600047 A) - 46'29, recorded: 1953 (tracks 1-8), 1959 (tracks 9-18)
CD 2 (600047 B) - 46'13, recorded: 1954 (track 1), 1959 (tracks 2-9)
CD 3 (600047 C) & 4 (600047 D) - 75'14, 66'49, recorded in: 1958
CD 5 (600047 E) - 63'18, recorded: 1959
CD 6 (600047 F) - 40'58, recorded: 1953 (track 1), 1954 (tracks 2-14)
CD 7 (600047 G) - 53'21, recorded: date unknown (tracks 1-12), 2002 (tracks 13-15)
CD 8 (600047 H) - 39'38, recorded: 1953 (tracks 1-11), 1957 (tracks 12-16)
CD 9 (600047 I) & CD 10 (600047 J) - 65'21, 35'08, recorded: 1957

All tracks composed by Benjamin Britten except for CD 5 (Franz Schubert)

Packaged in a cardboard box with each CD housed in an individual cardboard sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 4053796000477
  • Barcode (Entered): 4 053796 000477
  • SPARS Code: DDD, ADD
  • Label Code: LC 12281
  • Rights Society: MCPS

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