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Britten: World Of Britten


Release Date: 09/02/2008 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 436990   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jennifer VyvyanPeter PearsNorma ProcterEileen O'Donovan,   ... 
Conductor:  Benjamin BrittenNorman Del MarGeorge Guest
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraChorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; England 
2. Spring Symphony, Op. 44: Spring, the Sweet Spring by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano), Peter Pears (Tenor), Norma Procter (Alto)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
3. Noye's Fludde, Op. 59: Noye, Noye, take thou thy company...Sir! Heare are lions! by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Eileen O'Donovan (Soprano), Marie-Thérèse Pinto (Soprano), Caroline Clack (Soprano),
Stephen Alexander (Treble), Darien Angadi (Treble), David Pinto (Treble),
Trevor Anthony (Speaker), Owen Brannigan (Bass)
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chorus,  East Suffolk Children's Orchestra,  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
4. Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Op. 31: no 3, Nocturne "The splendour falls on castle walls" by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Peter Pears (Tenor), Barry Tuckwell (French Horn)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; England 
5. Billy Budd, Op. 50: Interlude and Sea Shanties: Blow Her Away by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  David Bowman (Baritone), Gregory Dempsey (Tenor), Peter Glossop (Baritone)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
6. A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: Deo gracias by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Marisa Robles (Harp)
Conductor:  George Guest
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
7. Hymn to the Virgin by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  George Guest
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930/1934; England 
8. War Requiem, Op. 66: Lacrimosa dies illa by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Peter Pears (Tenor)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus,  Bach Choir  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
9. Peter Grimes: Sea Interludes (4), Op. 33a - no 1, Dawn by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; England 
10. Folksongs (5), Volume 5: no 4, Early one morning by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Peter Pears (Tenor), Benjamin Britten (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
11. Folksongs (7), Volume 3: no 1, The plough boy by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Peter Pears (Tenor), Benjamin Britten (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; England 
12. Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Written: 1933-1934; England 

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