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Britten: War Requiem, Sinfonia Da Requiem, Etc / Hickox


Release Date: 09/30/1992 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 8983   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Philip LangridgeJohn Shirley-QuirkHeather HarperMartyn Hill
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony ChorusSt. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This selection is also available as a Hybrid Super Audio CD as Chandos 5007. This selection is also available as a Hybrid Super Audio CD as Chandos 5007. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
War Requiem, Op. 66 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Philip Langridge (Tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (Baritone), Heather Harper (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
2.
Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; England 
3.
Ballad of Heroes, Op. 14 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Martyn Hill (Tenor), Heather Harper (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; England 

Sound Samples

War Requiem, Op. 66: Requiem aeternam
War Requiem, Op. 66: Dies Irae
War Requiem, Op. 66: Offertorium
War Requiem, Op. 66: Sanctus
War Requiem, Op. 66: Agnus Dei
War Requiem, Op. 66: Libera Me
Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20: I. Lacrymosa
Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20: II. Dies Irae
Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20: III. Requiem aeternam
Ballad of Heroes, Op. 14: I. Funeral March
Ballad of Heroes, Op. 14: II. Scherzo - Dance of Death
Ballad of Heroes, Op. 14: III. Recitative and Choral

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