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Britten Conducts Britten Vol 3


Release Date: 05/16/2006 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000639602   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Peter PearsStafford DeanBryan DrakeJohn Shirley-Quirk,   ... 
Conductor:  Benjamin BrittenGeorge MalcolmNorman Del MarRussell Burgess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Opera Group OrchestraEnglish Chamber GroupAlleyn's School Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 10 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Burning Fiery Furnace, Op. 77 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Peter Pears (Tenor), Stafford Dean (Bass), Bryan Drake (Baritone),
John Shirley-Quirk (Baritone), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Opera Group Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; England 
Language: English 
2.
Curlew River, Op. 71 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  John Shirley-Quirk (Baritone), Peter Pears (Tenor), Bryan Drake (Baritone),
Harold Blackburn (Bass)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Group
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; England 
Language: English 
3.
Prodigal Son, Op. 81 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Bryan Drake (Baritone), Robert Tear (Tenor), Peter Pears (Tenor),
John Shirley-Quirk (Baritone)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Opera Group Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; England 
Language: English 
4.
The Little Sweep, Op. 45 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Marilyn Baker (Soprano), Trevor Anthony (Bass), Michael Ingram (Treble),
Peter Pears (Tenor), April Cantelo (Soprano), Nancy Evans (Alto),
Robin Fairhurst (Treble), Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano), Lyn Vaughan (Treble),
David Hemmings (Boy Soprano), Gabrielle Soskin (Soprano)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Opera Group Orchestra,  Alleyn's School Choir
Date of Recording: 1955 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
5.
Gemini Variations for Flute, Violin and Piano, Op. 73 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Zoltan Jeney (Piano), Zoltan Jeney (Flute), Gabriel Jeney (Piano),
Gabriel Jeney (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; England 
Date of Recording: 1966 
6.
Children's Crusade, Op. 82 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Adrian Thompson (Treble), Graham Preston (Treble), Stephen Daniels (Treble),
Colin Morris (Treble), Daymond Hares (Treble), John Wojciechowski (Treble),
Mark Emney (Treble), Barnaby Jago (Treble)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Wandsworth School Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; England 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: English 
7.
Saint Nicolas, Op. 42 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  David Hemmings (Boy Soprano), Peter Pears (Tenor)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra,  Aldeburgh Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; England 
Venue:  Aldeburgh Parish Church, England 
Notes: Aldeburgh Parish Church, England (04/13/1955 - 04/14/1955) 
8.
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  David Hemmings (Boy Soprano), Peter Pears (Tenor)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra,  Aldeburgh Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; England 
Language: English 
9.
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Downside School
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Language: English 
10.
Spring Symphony, Op. 44 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano), Norma Procter (Alto), Peter Pears (Tenor)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus,  Emmanuel School Boys Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1961 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 42 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
Cantata academica, Op. 62 "Carmen basiliense" by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano), Helen Watts (Alto), Owen Brannigan (Bass),
Peter Pears (Tenor)
Conductor:  George Malcolm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; England 
Date of Recording: 03/1961 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 20 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
12.
Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  George Malcolm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Date of Recording: 03/1961 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 10 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
War Requiem, Op. 66 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Peter Pears (Tenor),
Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus,  Highgate School Chorus  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1963 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 81 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in English, Greek and Latin. 
14.
Noye's Fludde, Op. 59 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  David Pinto (Boy Soprano), Sheila Rex (Mezzo Soprano), Patricia Garrod (Soprano),
Margaret Hawes (Soprano), Marie-Thérèse Pinto (Soprano), Eileen O'Donovan (Soprano),
Caroline Clack (Soprano), Trevor Anthony (Spoken Vocals), Stephen Alexander (Treble),
Kathleen Petch (Soprano), Gillian Saunders (Soprano), Owen Brannigan (Bass),
Darien Angadi (Treble)
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  East Suffolk Children's Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; England 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Venue:  Live  Orford Parish Church, Aldeburgh Festival 
Language: English 
15.
Golden Vanity, Op. 78 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Benjamin Britten (Piano), Terry Lovell (Treble), John Wojciechowski (Treble),
Barnaby Jago (Treble), Adrian Thompson (Treble), Mark Emney (Treble)
Conductor:  Russell Burgess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wandsworth School Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; England 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "Salus Aeterna"
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "Good People, In His Holy Name"
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "By the Royal Command"
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "Adept In Magic"
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "The Waters Of Babylon"
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "Sirs, What Is This?"
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "We Do Not Lack Enemies"
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "By the Royal Decree"
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: Procession
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "Merodak! Lord Of Creation"
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "Bring Them Here Before My Majesty"
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "O King, Nebuchadnezzar"
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "O All Ye Works Of the Lord"
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego"
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "O Ye Winter and Summer"
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op.77: "Good People, We Have Shown You Here"
Curlew River, Op.71: "Te lúcis ante términum"
Curlew River, Op.71: "I am the ferryman"
Curlew River, Op.71: "I come from the Westland"
Curlew River, Op.71: "But first may I ask you"
Curlew River, Op.71: "Clear as a sky without a cloud"
Curlew River, Op.71: "Near the Black Mountains there I dwelt"
Curlew River, Op.71: "A thousand leagues may sunder"
Curlew River, Op.71: "Ignorant man!"
Curlew River, Op.71: "I beg your pardon, living in this famous place"
Curlew River, Op.71: "Curlew River, smoothly flowing"
Curlew River, Op.71: "Today is an important day"
Curlew River, Op.71: "Look! While you were listening to my story"
Curlew River, Op.71: "Ferryman, tell me, when did it happen"
Curlew River, Op.71: "Hoping, I wander'd on"
Curlew River, Op.71: "He whose life was full of promise"
Curlew River, Op.71: "The moon has risen"
Curlew River, Op.71: "Go your way in peace, mother"
Curlew River, Op.71: "Good souls, we have shown you here"

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