Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears, Dennis Brain, Eugene Goossens* ‎– Serenade For Tenor, Horn & Strings / Les Illuminations / Nocturne

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Decca ‎– 0289 476 847-0
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Eloquence
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Serenade For Tenor, Horn & Strings, Op. 31
Conductor – Eugene Goossens*Horn – Dennis BrainOrchestra – New Symphony Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Peter Pears
(24:32)
1 I Prologue 1:25
2 II Pastoral 3:34
3 III Nocturne 3:24
4 IV Elegy 4:37
5 V Dirge 3:55
6 VI Hymn 2:00
7 VII Sonnet 3:50
8 VIII Epilogue 1:29
Les Illuminations, Op. 18
Conductor – Eugene Goossens*Orchestra – New Symphony Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Peter Pears
(21:51)
9 I Fanfare 1:53
10 II Villes 2:23
11 IIIa. Phrase 1:00
12 IIIb. Antique 2:31
13 IV Royauté 1:38
14 V Marine 0:57
15 VI Interlude 2:06
16 VII Being Beauteous 3:58
17 VIII Parade 2:41
18 IX Départ 2:36
Nocture For Tenor, Seven Obbligato Instruments & Strings, Op. 60
Bassoon – William WaterhouseClarinet – Gervase de PeyerConductor – Benjamin BrittenCor Anglais – Roger LordFlute – Alexander Murray (2)Harp – Osian EllisHorn – Barry TuckwellOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Peter PearsTimpani – Denis Blyth
(26:25)
19 I On A Poet's Lips I Slept 3:21
20 II Below The Thunders Of The Upper Deep 3:19
21 III Encinctured With A Twine Of Leaves 2:15
22 IV Midnight's Bell Goes Ting, Ting, Ting 2:27
23 V But That Night When On My Bed I Lay 3:03
24 VI She Sleeps On Soft, Last Breaths 4:31
25 VII What Is More Gentle Than A Wind In Summer? 3:28
26 VIII When Most I Wink, Then Do Mine Eyes Best See 4:00

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CD:
- Cream label / blue text / Red and blue DECCA logo / "ELOQUENCE" logo at 12 o'clock
- Compact Disc Digital Audio logo / Catalog Number / SPARS Code at 3 o'clock
- Composer / Work Titles / Main Artists at 6 o'clock
- "℗ 1954, 1960 Decca Music Group Limited" / Label Code at 9 o'clock
- "Artwork © 2006 Universal Music Australia Pty. Ltd." at 9 o'clock
- URLs: www.deccaclassics.com / www.classicsandjazz.co.uk at 9 o'clock
- Rights Societies: "BIEM/SABAM" around circumference at 4 o'clock

Liner Booklet:
- 12-pages (stapled)
- Front Cover: Red and blue DECCA logo / "ELOQUENCE" logo (top right)
- Page 2: Blank
- Pages 3 & 4:
--- Full tracklist and performer details
--- Bassoon in Op. 60 bizarelly credited to conductor and vocal coach Willie Anthony Waters instead of correct credit William Waterhouse (corrected in tracklisting above)
--- Tracks 1 to 18 are mono recordings, tracks 19 to 26 are stereo
--- "Total timing: 73'00"
- Pages 5 to 8: Liner Notes
- Page 9:
--- Recording, management and art direction credits
--- "Recording locations: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, UK, November 1953 (Serenade, Les Illuminations); Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London, UK, September 1959 (Nocturne)"
--- "Cover photograph: Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten and Eugene Goossens in Maine, USA, 1940"
- Pages 10 & 11: Blank
- Page 12: Catalog Number (top right)

Inlay Card:
- Red and blue DECCA logo / "ELOQUENCE" logo (top centre)
- Catalog Number / Barcode / Label Code / SPARS Code (top right)
- URLs: www.deccaclassics.com / www.classicsandjazz.co.uk (top right)
- Summary tracklist and performer details
- First release on CD (tracks 1 to 18)
- "Total timing: 73'00"
- "℗ 1954 (Serenade, Les Illuminations), 1959 (Nocturne) Decca Music Group Limited"
- "Artwork © 2006 Universal Music Australia Pty. Ltd."
- "Manufactured in the EU"
- "ELOQUENCE" logo and "Visit www.universalmusic.com.au/musicpages to keep up to date with the latest ELOQUENCE releases online" on back on inlay card, visible through transparent CD case

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 028947 684701
  • Matrix / Runout: 00289 476 847-0 01 * 51794595
  • Matrix / Runout (On mould): Made in Germany by EDC B
  • SPARS Code: ADD
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0127
  • Label Code: LC 0171
  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Rights Society: SABAM

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