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BRITTEN CONDUCTS BRITTEN, VOLUME 4 (7 CDS)

BRITTEN CONDUCTS BRITTEN, VOLUME 4 (7 CDS)

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Britten:
Piano Concerto, Op. 13
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
English Chamber Orchestra
Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 15
Mark Lubotsky (violin)
English Chamber Orchestra
Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
English Chamber Orchestra
Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Cantata Misericordium, Op. 69
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)
London Symphony Orchestra
Prelude & Fugue for 18 strings, Op. 29
English Chamber Orchestra
Simple Symphony, Op. 4
English Chamber Orchestra
Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10
English Chamber Orchestra
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34
London Symphony Orchestra
The Prince of the Pagodas, Op. 57
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op. 21
Julius Katchen (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra
Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, Op. 22
Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
The Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35
Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
Songs and Proverbs of William Blake, Op. 74
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Benjamin Britten (piano)
Winter Words, Op. 52
Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
Tit for Tat
John Shirley-Quirk (baritone), Benjamin Britten (piano)
Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings, Op. 31
Peter Pears (tenor), Barry Tuckwell (horn)
London Symphony Orchestra
Les illuminations, Op. 18
Peter Pears (tenor)
English Chamber Orchestra
Nocturne, Op. 60 for tenor, obbligato instruments and strings
Peter Pears (tenor), Alexander Murray (flute), Gervase de Peyer (clarinet), Roger Lord (cor anglais), Barry Tuckwell (horn), William Waterhouse (bassoon), Osian Ellis (harp), Denis Blyth (timpani)
Benjamin Britten

 

Disc: 1
1. Piano Concerto in D major, Op. 13: 1. Toccata
2. Piano Concerto in D major, Op. 13: 2. Waltz
3. Piano Concerto in D major, Op. 13: 3. Impromptu
4. Piano Concerto in D major, Op. 13: 4. March
5. Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 15: 1. Moderato con moto
6. Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 15: 2. Vivace
7. Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 15: 3. Passacaglia. Andante lento

Disc: 2
1. Cello Symphony, for cello & orchestra, Op. 68: 1. Allegro maestoso
2. Cello Symphony, for cello & orchestra, Op. 68: 2. Presto inquieto
3. Cello Symphony, for cello & orchestra, Op. 68: 3. Adagio - Cadenza
4. Cello Symphony, for cello & orchestra, Op. 68: 4. Passacaglia. Andante allegro
5. Sinfonia da Requiem, for orchestra, Op. 20: 1. Lacrymosa
6. Sinfonia da Requiem, for orchestra, Op. 20: 2. Dies irae
7. Sinfonia da Requiem, for orchestra, Op. 20: 3. Requiem aeternam
8. Cantata misericordium, for tenor, baritone, chorus, string quartet, strings, piano, harp & tympani, Op. 69

Disc: 3
1. Prelude & Fugue, for 18 strings, Op. 29
2. Simple Symphony, for string orchestra, Op. 4: 2. Playful Pizzicato. Presto possibile, pizzicato sempre
3. Simple Symphony, for string orchestra, Op. 4: 3. Sentimental Saraband. Poco lento e pesante
4. Simple Symphony, for string orchestra, Op. 4: 4. Frolicsome Finale. Prestissimo con fuoco
5. Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: Variation and Theme. Lento maestoso - Allegretto poco lento
6. Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: Adagio
7. Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: March. Presto alla marcia
8. Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: Romance. Allegretto grazioso
9. Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: Aria Italiana. Allegro brillante
10. Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: Bourrée Classique. Allegro e pesante
11. Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: Wiener Walzer. Vivace
12. Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: Moto perpetuo. Allegro molto
13. Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: Funeral March. Andante ritmico
14. Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: Chant. Lento
15. Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: Fugue and Finale. Allegto molto vivace - Lento e solenne
16. Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell), for speaker ad lib & orchestra, Op. 34

Disc: 4
1. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 1. Prelude. The Palace of the Emperor of the Middle Kingdom
2. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 1. The Fool and the Dwarf
3. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 1. The Emperor. March
4. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 1. Gavotte
5. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 1. Entry of the Pages and the Four Kings
6. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 1. Variation of the King of the North
7. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 1. Variation of the King of the East
8. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 1. Variation of the King of the West
9. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 1. Variation of the King of the South
10. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 1. Variation of Belle Rose
11. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 1. The Kings and Belle Rose
12. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 1. The Rage of the Kings
13. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 1. Entry of the Four Winged Frogs
14. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 2. Scene 1. The strange journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land. Air. Introduction an
15. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 2. Scene 1. Water Dances
16. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 2. Scene 1. Fire Dances
17. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 2. Scene 2. The arrival and adventures of Belle Rose in the Kingdom of the Pagodas. Be
18. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 2. Scene 2. The Pagodas
19. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 2. Scene 2. The Salamander
20. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 2. Scene 2. Pas de Deux: The Prince and Belle Rose

Disc: 5
1. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 3. Scene 1. The Old Emperor
2. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 3. Scene 1. Appearance of Belle Rose and the Salamander
3. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 3. Scene 1. Transition
4. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 3. Scene 2. The Pagoda Palace
5. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 3. Scene 2. Variation 1. Pas de deux
6. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 3. Scene 2. Variation 2. Girls solo
7. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 3. Scene 2. Variation 3. Boy's solo
8. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 3. Scene 2. Pas de trois
9. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 3. Scene 2. Pas de deux. Belle Rose and the Prince of the Pagodas
10. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 3. Scene 2. Variation 4. The Prince
11. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 3. Scene 2. Variation 5. Belle Rose
12. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 3. Scene 2. Finale and apotheosis
13. Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21: Theme
14. Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21: Variation 1. Recitative
15. Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21: Variation 2. Romance
16. Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21: Variation 3. March
17. Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21: Variation 4. Arabesque
18. Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21: Variation 5. Chant
19. Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21: Variation 6. Nocturne
20. Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21: Variation 7. Badinerie
21. Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21: Variation 8. Burlesque
22. Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21: Variation 9a. Toccaca 1
23. Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21: Variation 9b. Toccata 2
24. Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21: Variation 10. Adagio
25. Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21: Variation 11. Tarantella
26. Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22: Sonetto 16
27. Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22: Sonetto 31
28. Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22: Sonetto 30
29. Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22: Sonetto 55
30. Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22: Sonetto 38
31. Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22: Sonetto 32
32. Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22: Sonetto 24

Disc: 6
1. The Holy Sonnets (9) of John Donne, for voice & piano, Op. 35: Oh my blacke Soule!
2. The Holy Sonnets (9) of John Donne, for voice & piano, Op. 35: Batter my heart
3. The Holy Sonnets (9) of John Donne, for voice & piano, Op. 35: Oh might those sighes and teares
4. The Holy Sonnets (9) of John Donne, for voice & piano, Op. 35: Oh, to vex me
5. The Holy Sonnets (9) of John Donne, for voice & piano, Op. 35: What if this present
6. The Holy Sonnets (9) of John Donne, for voice & piano, Op. 35: Since she whom I lov'd
7. The Holy Sonnets (9) of John Donne, for voice & piano, Op. 35: At the round earth's imagin'd corners
8. The Holy Sonnets (9) of John Donne, for voice & piano, Op. 35: Thou hast made me
9. The Holy Sonnets (9) of John Donne, for voice & piano, Op. 35: Death be not proud
10. Songs and Proverbs of W. Blake, song cycle for baritone & piano, Op. 74: The pride of the peacock. London
11. Songs and Proverbs of W. Blake, song cycle for baritone & piano, Op. 74: Prisons are built. The Chimney Sweeper
12. Songs and Proverbs of W. Blake, song cycle for baritone & piano, Op. 74: The bird a nest. A Poison Tree
13. Songs and Proverbs of W. Blake, song cycle for baritone & piano, Op. 74: Think in the morning. The Tyger
14. Songs and Proverbs of W. Blake, song cycle for baritone & piano, Op. 74: The tygers of wrath. The Fly
15. Songs and Proverbs of W. Blake, song cycle for baritone & piano, Op. 74: The hours of folly. Ah, Sun-flower
16. Songs and Proverbs of W. Blake, song cycle for baritone & piano, Op. 74: To see a World. Every Night & every Morn
17. Winter Words, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 52: At day-close in November
18. Winter Words, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 52: Midnight on the Great Western (or The Journeying Boy)
19. Winter Words, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 52: Wagtail and Baby (A Satire)
20. Winter Words, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 52: The Little Old Table
21. Winter Words, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 52: The Choirmaster's burial (or The Tenor Man's Story)
22. Winter Words, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 52: Proud Songsters (Thrushes, Finches and Nightingales)
23. Winter Words, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 52: At the Railway Station, Upway (or The Convict and Boy with the Violin)
24. Winter Words, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 52: Before Life and After
25. Tit for Tat, song cycle for voice & piano: A song of enchantment
26. Tit for Tat, song cycle for voice & piano: Autumn
27. Tit for Tat, song cycle for voice & piano: Silver
28. Tit for Tat, song cycle for voice & piano: Vigil
29. Tit for Tat, song cycle for voice & piano: Tit for tat

Disc: 7
1. Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31: Prologue
2. Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31: Pastoral
3. Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31: Nocturne
4. Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31: Elegy
5. Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31: Dirge
6. Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31: Hymn
7. Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31: Sonnet
8. Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31: Epilogue
9. Les illuminations, song cycle for high voice & strings, Op. 18: 1. Fanfare. Maestoso (poco presto)
10. Les illuminations, song cycle for high voice & strings, Op. 18: 2. Villes. Allegro energico
11. Les illuminations, song cycle for high voice & strings, Op. 18: 3a. Phrase. Lento ed estatico
12. Les illuminations, song cycle for high voice & strings, Op. 18: 3b. Antique. Allegretto, un poco mosso
13. Les illuminations, song cycle for high voice & strings, Op. 18: 5. Marine. Allegro con brio
14. Les illuminations, song cycle for high voice & strings, Op. 18: 6. Interlude. Moderato ma comodo
15. Les illuminations, song cycle for high voice & strings, Op. 18: 7. Being Beauteous. Lento ma comodo
16. Les illuminations, song cycle for high voice & strings, Op. 18: 8. Parade. Alla marcia
17. Nocturne, for tenor, 7 instruments & strings, Op. 60: On a poet's lips I slept
18. Nocturne, for tenor, 7 instruments & strings, Op. 60: Below the thunders of the upper deep. Bassoon obbligato
19. Nocturne, for tenor, 7 instruments & strings, Op. 60: Encinctured with a twine of leaves. Harp obbligato
20. Nocturne, for tenor, 7 instruments & strings, Op. 60: Midnight's bell goes ting, ting, ting. Horn obbligato
21. Nocturne, for tenor, 7 instruments & strings, Op. 60: But that night when on my bed I lay. Timpani obbligato
22. Nocturne, for tenor, 7 instruments & strings, Op. 60: She sleeps on soft, last breaths. Cor anglais obbligato
23. Nocturne, for tenor, 7 instruments & strings, Op. 60: What is more gentle than a wind in summer? Flute and clarinet obbligato
24. Nocturne, for tenor, 7 instruments & strings, Op. 60: When most I wink, then do mine eyes best see