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Britten: Spring Symphony, Cantata Academica, Etc / Britten


Release Date: 02/18/2009 
Label:  London/Decca British Collection Catalog #: 425153   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jennifer VyvyanNorma ProcterPeter PearsOwen Brannigan,   ... 
Conductor:  Benjamin BrittenGeorge Malcolm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden ChorusEmmanuel School Boys Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. 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 
2. Cantata academica, Op. 62 "Carmen basiliense" by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Owen Brannigan (Bass), Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano), Peter Pears (Tenor),
Helen Watts (Alto)
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 
3. 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 

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