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Britten: Serenade For Tenor, Les Illuminations, Sinfonia Da Requiem, Etc / Pesec, Gomez, Mackie, Tuckwell, Et Al


Release Date: 08/11/2009 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 95579   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jill GomezBarry TuckwellNeil Mackie
Conductor:  John WhitfieldSteuart BedfordChristopher Warren-GreenLibor Pesek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Endymion EnsembleScottish Chamber OrchestraLondon Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Les illuminations, Op. 18 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jill Gomez (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Whitfield
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Endymion Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
2.
Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Op. 31 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Barry Tuckwell (Horns), Neil Mackie (Tenor)
Conductor:  Steuart Bedford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; England 
3.
Nocturne, Op. 60 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; England 
4.
Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Written: 1933-1934; England 
5.
Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; England 
6.
Peter Grimes: Sea Interludes (4), Op. 33a by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; England 
7.
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; England 

Sound Samples

Les Illuminations Op. 18: I. Fanfare
Les Illuminations Op. 18: II. Villes
Les Illuminations Op. 18: IIIa. Phrase
Les Illuminations Op. 18: IIIb. Antique
Les Illuminations Op. 18: IV. Royauté
Les Illuminations Op. 18: V. Marine
Les Illuminations Op. 18: VI. Interlude
Les Illuminations Op. 18: VII. Being Beauteous
Les Illuminations Op. 18: VIII. Parade
Les Illuminations Op. 18: IX. Départ
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31: Prologue (horn solo)
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31: 1. Pastoral: The day's grown old (Charles Cotton)
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31: 2. Nocturne: The splendour falls on castle walls (Alfred, Lord Tennyson)
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31: 3. Elegy: O Rose, thou art sick (William Blake)
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31: 4. Dirge: This ae nighte (anon. 15th century)
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31: 5. Hymn: Queen and huntress (Ben Jonson)
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31: 6. Sonnet: O soft embalmer of the still midnight (John Keats)
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31: Epilogue (horn solo)
Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60: On a poet's lips I slept (Shelley)
Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60: Below the thunders of the upper deep (Tennyson) (Robin O'Neill, bassoon)
Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60: Encinctured with a twine of leaves (Coleridge) (Thelma Owen, harp)
Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60: Midnight's bell goes ting, ting, ting, ting, ting (Middleton) (Frank Lloyd, french horn)
Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60: But that night when on my bed I lay (Wordsworth) (David Corkhill, timpani)
Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60: She sleeps on soft, last breaths (Owen) (James Brown, cor anglais)
Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60: What is more gentle than a wind in summer? (Keats) (William Bennett, flute; Thea King, clarinet)
Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60: When most I wink, then do mine eyes best see (Shakespeare)
Simple Symphony Op. 4: First movement: Boisterous Bourrée
Simple Symphony Op. 4: Second movement: Playful Pizzicato
Simple Symphony Op. 4: Third movement: Sentimental Sarabande
Simple Symphony Op. 4: Fourth movement: Frolicsome Finale
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)
4 Sea Interludes Op. 33a: Dawn
4 Sea Interludes Op. 33a: Sunday Morning
4 Sea Interludes Op. 33a: Moonlight
4 Sea Interludes Op. 33a: Storm
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34): Theme: Allegro maestoso e largamente (full orchestra - woodwind - brass - strings - percussion - full orchestra)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Woodwind: Variation A: Presto (flutes & piccolo)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Woodwind: Variation B: Lento (oboes)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Woodwind: Variation C: Moderato (clarinets)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Woodwind: Variation D: Allegro con marcia (bassoons)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strings: Variation E: Brillante, alla polacca (violins)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strings: Variation F: Meno mosso (violas)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strings: Variation G: L'istesso tempo (cellos)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strings: Variation H: Cominciando lento ma poco a poco accel. al Allegro (double basses)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strings: Variation I: Maestoso (harp)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Brass: Variation J: L'istesso tempo (horns)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Brass: Variation K: Vivace (trumpets)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Brass: Variation L: Allegro pomposo (trombones & tuba)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34): Percussion - Variation M: Moderato (percussion)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34): Fugue: Allegro molto - Con slancio (L'istesso tempo) (full orchestra)

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