album

Best of Benjamin Britten

24 songs (1 hour and 20 minutes) Released on 11 June 2013
1
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34
London Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Britten
16:31
2
Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op. 7 : Cuckoo!
Viola Tunnard, Choir of Purley Downside School and Benjamin Britten
1:40
3
Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op. 7 : Old Abram Brown
Viola Tunnard, Choir of Purley Downside School and Benjamin Britten
3:31
4
A boy was born, Op. 3 : Variation 5: In the bleak mid-winter
The Purcell Singers, Boys Voices Of The English Opera Group and Benjamin Britten
4:50
5
A Hymn to the Virgin (1930, rev. 1934)
Cambridge The Choir of King's College and Stephen Cleobury
3:57
6
Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28 : Deo Gracias
Enid Simon, Copenhagen Boys' Choir and Benjamin Britten
1:13
7
Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28 : This little Babe
Enid Simon, Copenhagen Boys' Choir and Benjamin Britten
1:27
8
Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op. 21 : Theme
Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Britten
1:08
9
Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op. 21 : Variation I - Recitative
Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Britten
1:29
10
Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op. 21 : Variation II - Romance
Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Britten
1:29
11
Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op. 21 : Variation III - March
Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Britten
1:19
12
Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op. 21 : Variation IV - Arabesque
Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Britten
1:37
13
Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op. 21 : Variation V - Chant
Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Britten
1:47
14
Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op. 21 : Variation VI - Nocturne
Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Britten
2:07
15
Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op. 21 : Variation VII - Badinerie
Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Britten
1:25
16
Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op. 21 : Variation VIII - Burlesque
Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Britten
1:52
17
Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op. 21 : Variation IXa -Toccata I
Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Britten
0:48
18
Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op. 21 : Variation IXb - Toccata II
Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Britten
2:01
19
Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op. 21 : Variation X - Adagio
Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Britten
4:17
20
Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op. 21 : Variation XI - Tarantella
Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Britten
2:43
21
Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28 : There is no rose
Rachel Masters, Cambridge The Choir of King's College and Stephen Cleobury
2:31
22
Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28 : In freezing winter night
Enid Simon, Copenhagen Boys' Choir and Benjamin Britten
4:00
23
Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Op. 47
English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten & Edward Elgar
14:16
24
Phaedra, Op. 93 : Oh Gods of wrath
Dame Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra and Steuart Bedford
2:50