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Britten: Billy Budd / Britten, London So


Release Date: 05/09/1989 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 417428   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Nigel RogersGeoffrey ColebyPeter GlossopDelme Bryn-Jones,   ... 
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraAmbrosian Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 25 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Billy Budd, Op. 50 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Nigel Rogers (Tenor), Geoffrey Coleby (Baritone), Peter Glossop (Baritone),
Delme Bryn-Jones (Baritone), Robert Bowman (Tenor), Robert Tear (Tenor),
Owen Brannigan (Bass), David Bowman (Baritone), Gregory Dempsey (Tenor),
Bryan Drake (Baritone), Eric Garrett (Baritone), John Shirley-Quirk (Baritone),
Michael Langdon (Bass), Peter Pears (Tenor), Benjamin Luxon (Baritone)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951/1960; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1967 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 158 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Peter Pears (Tenor), Benjamin Britten (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1967 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape 
Length: 23 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Songs and Proverbs of William Blake, Op. 74 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Benjamin Britten (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1965 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 23 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 

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