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Bach: Brandenburg Concertos; The 1953 Aldburgh Festival Opening Concert / Britten

Bach J.s / Pears / English Chamber Orch / Britten
Release Date: 02/11/2008 
Label:  Eloquence   Catalog #: 4429521   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachVariousThomas Augustine Arne
Performer:  Anthony RandallPeter GraemeIfor JamesEmanuel Hurwitz,   ... 
Conductor:  Benjamin BrittenImogen Holst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraAldeburgh Festival OrchestraAldeburgh Festival Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
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Works on This Recording

1. Brandenburg Concerto no 1 in F major, BWV 1046 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Anthony Randall (French Horn), Peter Graeme (Oboe), Ifor James (French Horn),
Emanuel Hurwitz (Violin)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1968 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape 
Length: 21 Minutes 33 Secs. 
2. Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  David Mason (Trumpet), Emanuel Hurwitz (Violin), Peter Graeme (Oboe),
Richard Adeney (Flute)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1968 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape 
Length: 12 Minutes 13 Secs. 
3. Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G major, BWV 1049 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Harpsichord), Richard Adeney (Flute), Emanuel Hurwitz (Violin),
Norman Knight (Flute)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1968 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape 
Length: 16 Minutes 48 Secs. 
4. Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Richard Adeney (Flute), Emanuel Hurwitz (Violin), Sir Philip Ledger (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720-1721; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1968 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape 
Length: 21 Minutes 37 Secs. 
5. Brandenburg Concerto no 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Pears (Tenor)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1710; ?Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1968 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape 
Length: 18 Minutes 11 Secs. 
6. Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Pears (Tenor)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1968 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape 
Length: 11 Minutes 52 Secs. 
7. Variations on an Elizabethan Theme - Sellinger's Round by Various
Performer:  Peter Pears (Tenor)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Notes: Variations composed by Benjamin Britten, Arthur Oldham, Sir Michael Tippett, Sir Lennox Berkeley, Humphrey Searle, Sir William Walton.  
8. Alfred: Rule Britannia by Thomas Augustine Arne
Performer:  Peter Pears (Tenor)
Conductor:  Imogen Holst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra,  Aldeburgh Festival Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1740; England 
9. The Fairy Prince: Now the air shall ring by Thomas Augustine Arne
Performer:  Gladys Whitred (Soprano), Arda Mandikian (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Imogen Holst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra,  Aldeburgh Festival Chorus

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