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Britten: The Canticles / Tuckwell, Pears, Bowman


Release Date: 05/07/1990 
Label:  London/Decca British Collection Catalog #: 4257162   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Benjamin BrittenHenry Purcell
Performer:  Benjamin BrittenPeter PearsJames BowmanBarry Tuckwell,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Canticle I, Op. 40 "My beloved is mine" by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Benjamin Britten (Piano), Peter Pears (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; England 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 7 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Canticle II, Op. 51 "Abraham and Isaac" by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Benjamin Britten (Piano), Peter Pears (Tenor), James Bowman (Countertenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; England 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 15 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Canticle III, Op. 55 "Still Falls the Rain" by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Peter Pears (Tenor), Barry Tuckwell (French Horn), Benjamin Britten (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; England 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 11 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Canticle IV, Op. 86 "The Journey of the Magi" by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Peter Pears (Tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (Baritone), James Bowman (Countertenor),
Benjamin Britten (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1972 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape, Aldeburgh 
Length: 10 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Canticle V, Op. 89 "The Death of St Narcissus" by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Peter Pears (Tenor), Osian Ellis (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1974; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1972 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape, Aldeburgh 
Length: 7 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
A Birthday Hansel, Op. 92 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Osian Ellis (Harp), Peter Pears (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; England 
Date of Recording: 02/1976 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape, Aldeburgh 
Length: 16 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Sweeter than roses, Z 585 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor), Benjamin Britten (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: By 1696; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Benjamin Britten 

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