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British Composers - Britten: Young Person's Guide / Rattle


Release Date: 01/21/1997 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 55394   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Wesley WarrenPeter [English Horn] Walden
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; England 
Date of Recording: 01/28/1995 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England 
Length: 16 Minutes 56 Secs. 
2.
Canadian Carnival, Op. 19 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Wesley Warren (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1982 
Venue:  Town Hall, Cheltenham, England 
Length: 14 Minutes 1 Secs. 
3.
Suite on English Folk Tunes, Op. 90 "A Time There Was" by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Peter [English Horn] Walden (English Horn)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966-1975; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1984 
Venue:  Arts Center, Univ. of Warwick, England 
Length: 14 Minutes 44 Secs. 
4.
Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1984 
Venue:  Arts Center, Univ. of Warwick, England 
Length: 20 Minutes 18 Secs. 
5.
An American Overture, Op. 27 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1984 
Venue:  Arts Center, Univ. of Warwick, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 27 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Theme (Allegro maestoso e largamente)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Var.A: Flutes and piccolo
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Var.B: Oboes (Lento)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Var.C: Clarinets (Moderato)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Var.D: Bassoons (Allegro alla marcia)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Var.E: Violins (Brillante: alla polacca)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Var.F: Violas (Meno mosso)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Var.G: Cellos
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Var.H: Double basses (Cominciando lento ma poco a poco accel. al Allegro)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Var.I: Harp (Maestoso)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Var.J: Horns (L'istesso tempo)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Var.K: Trumpets (Vivace)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Var.L: Trombones and bass tuba (Allegro pomposo)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Var.M: Percussion (Moderato)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34: Fugue (Allegro molto)
Canadian Carnival Op. 19
An American Overture Op. 27
Suite on English Folk Tunes: 'A time there was...' Op. 90: I. Cakes and Ale
Suite on English Folk Tunes: 'A time there was...' Op. 90: II. The Bitter Withy
Suite on English Folk Tunes: 'A time there was...' Op. 90: III. Hankin Booby
Suite on English Folk Tunes: 'A time there was...' Op. 90: IV. Hunt the Squirrel
Suite on English Folk Tunes: 'A time there was...' Op. 90: V. Lord Melbourne
Sinfonia da Requiem Op. 20: I. Lacrymosa (Andante ben misurato) -
Sinfonia da Requiem Op. 20: II. Dies irae (Allegro con fuoco) -
Sinfonia da Requiem Op. 20: III. Requiem aeternam (Andante molto tranquillo)

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