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Britten: War Requiem / Davies, Britten, Pears, Harper, Fischer-Diseskau

Britten / Harper / Pears / Stratford / Britten
Release Date: 12/10/2013 
Label:  Testament   Catalog #: 1490   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-DieskauPeter PearsHeather Harper
Conductor:  Benjamin BrittenMeredith Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos Ensemble LondonCity of Birmingham Symphony OrchestraCoventry Cathedral Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is the World Premiere recording of Benjamin Britten's War Requiem featuring Peter Pears, Heather Harper and Deitrich Fischer-Dieskau, with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Meredith Davies and the Melos Ensemble conducted by Benjamin Britten. This is the World Premiere recording of Benjamin Britten's War Requiem featuring Peter Pears, Heather Harper and Deitrich Fischer-Dieskau, with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Meredith Davies and the Melos Ensemble conducted by Benjamin Britten. Read less

Works on This Recording

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War Requiem, Op. 66 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Peter Pears (Tenor), Heather Harper (Soprano)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten,  Meredith Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos Ensemble London,  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra,  Coventry Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Date of Recording: 5/1962 
Venue:  Live Coventry Cathedral, England 

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