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Britten: Peter Grimes / Davis, Vickers, Harper, Bailey

Vickers / Harper / Summers / Davis
Release Date: 04/09/2013 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001821002   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jon VickersAnne PashleyHeather HarperJonathan Summers,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
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Works on This Recording

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Peter Grimes, Op. 33 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jon Vickers (Tenor), Anne Pashley (Soprano), Heather Harper (Soprano),
Jonathan Summers (Baritone), Elisabeth Bainbridge (Mezzo Soprano), Teresa Cahill (Soprano),
John Dobson (Tenor), Forbes Robinson (Bass), Patricia Payne (Mezzo Soprano),
John Lanigan (Tenor), Thomas Allen (Baritone), Richard Van Allan (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1978 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 146 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue: "Peter Grimes!"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue: "You sailed your boat"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue: "Peter Grimes, I here advise you!"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue: "The truth...the pity..."
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue: Interlude I: On the beach
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1: "Oh, hang at open doors"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1: "Hi! give us a hand"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1: "I have to go from pub to pub"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1: "Let her among you"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1: "Look, the storm cone!"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1: "And do you prefer the storm"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1: "What harbour shelters peace"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1: Interlude II: The Storm
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1: "Past time to close!"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1: "We live and let live"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1: "Have you heard?"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1: "Now the Great Bear and Pleiades"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1: "Old Joe has gone fishing"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: Interlude III: Sunday morning by the beach
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: "Glitter of waves"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: "Let this be a holiday"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: "This unrelenting work"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: "Fool to let it come to this!"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: "What is it?"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: "People!...No! I will speak!"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: "We planned that their lives"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: "Swallow! Shall we go"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: "Now is gossip put on trial"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: "From the gutter"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: Interlude IV: Passacaglia
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: "Go there!"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: "Now!...Now!"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2: "Peter Grimes! Nobody here?"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3: Interlude V: Evening
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3: "Assign your prettiness to me"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3: "Pah!"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3: "Come along, Doctor!"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3: "Embroidery in childhood"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3: "Mr.Swallow!"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3: "Who holds himself apart"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3: Interlude VI: Fog
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3: "Grimes! Grimes!"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3: "Peter, we've come to take you home"
Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3: "To those who pass the Borough"

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