Disc 1
1
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue - "Peter Grimes!"
Richard van Allan, Forbes Robinson, Jon Vickers, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
1:36
2
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue - "You sailed your boat"
Forbes Robinson, Jon Vickers, Patricia Payne, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
3:23
3
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue - "Peter Grimes, I here advise you!"
Forbes Robinson, Richard van Allan, Jon Vickers, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
2:10
4
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue - "The truth...the pity..."
Heather Harper, Jon Vickers, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
2:01
5
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue - Interlude I: On the beach
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
3:44
6
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - "Oh, hang at open doors"
Elizabeth Bainbridge, John Dobson, Jonathan Summers, John Lanigan, Teresa Cahill, Anne Pashley, Patricia Payne, Sir Thomas Allen, Forbes Robinson, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
5:15
7
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - "Hi! give us a hand"
Jon Vickers, John Dobson, Jonathan Summers, Sir Thomas Allen, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Richard van Allan, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
3:30
8
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - "I have to go from pub to pub"
Richard van Allan, Heather Harper, Sir Thomas Allen, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
2:01
9
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - "Let her among you"
Heather Harper, Richard van Allan, Patricia Payne, Sir Thomas Allen, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
2:30
10
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - "Look, the storm cone!"
Jonathan Summers, Sir Thomas Allen, John Dobson, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
2:42
11
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - "And do you prefer the storm"
Jonathan Summers, Jon Vickers, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
5:21
12
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - "What harbour shelters peace"
Jon Vickers, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
1:31
13
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - Interlude II: The Storm
Elizabeth Bainbridge, Patricia Payne, Jonathan Summers, John Dobson, Teresa Cahill, Anne Pashley, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
4:21
14
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - "Past time to close!"
Jonathan Summers, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Patricia Payne, John Dobson, Teresa Cahill, Anne Pashley, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
4:02
15
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - "We live and let live"
Jonathan Summers, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
1:54
16
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - "Have you heard?"
Sir Thomas Allen, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Patricia Payne, Jonathan Summers, Teresa Cahill, Anne Pashley, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
1:25
17
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - "Now the Great Bear and Pleiades"
Jon Vickers, Teresa Cahill, Anne Pashley, John Dobson, Jonathan Summers, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
4:07
18
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - "Old Joe has gone fishing"
Sir Thomas Allen, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jon Vickers, Richard van Allan, Heather Harper, John Dobson, Teresa Cahill, Anne Pashley, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
3:53
19
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - Interlude III: Sunday morning by the beach
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
2:37
20
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - "Glitter of waves"
Heather Harper, John Lanigan, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
5:57
21
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - "Let this be a holiday"
Heather Harper, Jon Vickers, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
2:39
22
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - "This unrelenting work"
Heather Harper, Jon Vickers, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
4:38
Disc 2
1
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - "Fool to let it come to this!"
Elizabeth Bainbridge, Sir Thomas Allen, John Dobson, Patricia Payne, Jonathan Summers, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
2:17
2
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - "What is it?"
Forbes Robinson, Teresa Cahill, Anne Pashley, John Lanigan, Patricia Payne, Jonathan Summers, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
0:59
3
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - "People!...No! I will speak!"
John Dobson, Jonathan Summers, John Lanigan, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Heather Harper, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
1:59
4
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - "We planned that their lives"
Heather Harper, John Lanigan, Patricia Payne, John Dobson, Sir Thomas Allen, Forbes Robinson, Teresa Cahill, Anne Pashley, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jonathan Summers, Richard van Allan, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
2:31
5
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - "Swallow! Shall we go"
John Lanigan, Forbes Robinson, Jonathan Summers, Patricia Payne, Teresa Cahill, Sir Thomas Allen, Richard van Allan, John Dobson, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
0:48
6
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - "Now is gossip put on trial"
Patricia Payne, John Dobson, John Lanigan, Sir Thomas Allen, Forbes Robinson, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
1:54
7
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - "From the gutter"
Teresa Cahill, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Heather Harper, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
4:37
8
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - Interlude IV: Passacaglia
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
5:24
9
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - "Go there!"
Jon Vickers, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
8:16
10
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - "Now!...Now!"
John Dobson, John Lanigan, Forbes Robinson, Sir Thomas Allen, Jon Vickers, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
1:59
11
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - "Peter Grimes! Nobody here?"
John Lanigan, Forbes Robinson, Sir Thomas Allen, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
2:55
12
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3 - Interlude V: Evening
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
4:47
13
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3 - "Assign your prettiness to me"
Forbes Robinson, Teresa Cahill, Anne Pashley, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
2:29
14
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3 - "Pah!"
Forbes Robinson, Sir Thomas Allen, Patricia Payne, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
2:54
15
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3 - "Come along, Doctor!"
John Lanigan, Patricia Payne, Heather Harper, Jonathan Summers, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
3:33
16
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3 - "Embroidery in childhood"
Heather Harper, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
4:57
17
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3 - "Mr.Swallow!"
Patricia Payne, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Forbes Robinson, Richard van Allan, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
1:45
18
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3 - "Who holds himself apart"
Forbes Robinson, Richard van Allan, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
3:37
19
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3 - Interlude VI: Fog
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
2:43
20
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3 - "Grimes! Grimes!"
Jon Vickers, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
7:16
21
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3 - "Peter, we've come to take you home"
Heather Harper, Jon Vickers, Jonathan Summers, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
2:34
22
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3 - "To those who pass the Borough"
Forbes Robinson, Elizabeth Bainbridge, John Dobson, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Colin Davis
4:28