album

Britten - The Masterpieces

102 songs (4 hours and 55 minutes) Released on 1 January 2013
Disc 1
1
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Theme - Allegro maestoso e largamente
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
1:56
2
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Variation A: Flutes & Piccolo - Presto
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
0:32
3
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Variation B: Oboes - Lento
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
1:03
4
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Variation C: Clarinets - Moderato
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
0:36
5
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Variation D: Bassoons - Allegro alla marcia
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
0:52
6
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Variation E: Violins - Brillante - alla polacca
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
0:36
7
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Variation F: Violas - Meno mosso
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
0:58
8
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Variation G: Cellos
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
1:16
9
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Variation H: Double Basses - Cominciando lento ma poco a poco accelerando
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
0:58
10
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Variation I: Harp - Maestoso
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
0:48
11
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Variation J: Horns - L'istesso tempo
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
0:44
12
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Variation K: Trumpets - Vivace
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
0:33
13
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Variation L: Trombones & Bass Tuba - Allegro pomposo
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
0:58
14
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Variation M: Percussion - Moderato
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
1:47
15
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - without spoken text - Fugue - Allegro molto
London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:46
16
Britten: Simple Symphony, Op.4 - 1. Boisterous Bourrée
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
3:24
17
Britten: Simple Symphony, Op.4 - "Playful Pizzicato" from Simple Symphony, Op. 4
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
3:03
18
Britten: Simple Symphony, Op.4 - 3. Sentimental Saraband
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
7:53
19
Britten: Simple Symphony, Op.4 - 4. Frolicsome Finale
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:58
20
Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 - 1. Introduction & Theme
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
1:56
21
Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 - 2. Adagio
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:23
22
Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 - 3. March
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
1:06
23
Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 - 4. Romance
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
1:37
24
Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 - 5. Aria Italiana
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
1:18
25
Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 - 6. Bourrée Classique
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
1:16
26
Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 - 7. Wiener Waltzer
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:40
27
Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 - 8. Moto Perpetuo
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
1:10
28
Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 - 9. Funeral March
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
3:59
29
Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 - 10. Chant
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
1:39
30
Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 - 11. Fugue & Finale
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
7:35
31
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue - Interlude I: On the beach (Dawn)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Benjamin Britten
3:33
32
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1 - Interlude II: The Storm
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Benjamin Britten
4:18
33
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2 - Interlude III: Sunday Morning
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Benjamin Britten
3:55
34
Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3 - Interlude V: Evening
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Benjamin Britten
4:28
Disc 2
1
Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 - Procession
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Rachel Masters & Stephen Cleobury
1:30
2
Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 - Wolcom Yule!
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Rachel Masters & Stephen Cleobury
1:26
3
Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 - There Is No Rose
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Rachel Masters & Stephen Cleobury
2:32
4
Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 - That Yongë Child
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Rachel Masters & Stephen Cleobury
1:53
5
Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 - Balulalow
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Rachel Masters & Stephen Cleobury
1:18
6
Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 - As Dew In Aprille
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Rachel Masters & Stephen Cleobury
1:07
7
Britten: Ceremony Of Carols, Op.28 - This Little Babe
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Rachel Masters & Stephen Cleobury
1:32
8
Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 - Interlude
Rachel Masters
4:03
9
Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 - In Freezing Winter Night
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Rachel Masters & Stephen Cleobury
3:40
10
Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 - Spring Carol
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Rachel Masters & Stephen Cleobury
1:15
11
Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 - Deo Gracias
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Rachel Masters & Stephen Cleobury
1:16
12
Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 - Recession
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Rachel Masters & Stephen Cleobury
1:36
13
Britten: A boy was born, Op.3 - A Boy Was Born (Theme)
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Ladies From Cambridge University Choir & Stephen Cleobury
2:02
14
Britten: A boy was born, Op.3 - Variation 1: Lullay, Jesu
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Ladies From Cambridge University Choir & Stephen Cleobury
4:10
15
Britten: A boy was born, Op.3 - Variation 2: Herod
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Ladies From Cambridge University Choir & Stephen Cleobury
2:23
16
Britten: A boy was born, Op.3 - Variation 3: Jesu As Thou Art Our Saviour
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Ladies From Cambridge University Choir & Stephen Cleobury
2:52
17
Britten: A boy was born, Op.3 - Variation 4: The Three Kings
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Ladies From Cambridge University Choir & Stephen Cleobury
2:55
18
Britten: A boy was born, Op.3 - Variation 5: In The Bleak Mid-Winter
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Ladies From Cambridge University Choir & Stephen Cleobury
4:43
19
Britten: A boy was born, Op.3 - Variation 6: Finale - Noel!
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Ladies From Cambridge University Choir & Stephen Cleobury
8:57
20
Britten: A Hymn to the Virgin
Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge & George Guest
3:18
21
Britten: Festival Te Deum, Op.32
Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, Brian Runnett & George Guest
5:58
22
Britten: Jubilate Deo in C
Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, Brian Runnett & George Guest
2:43
23
Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia, Op. 27 - In a Garden Shady
London Symphony Chorus & George Malcolm
2:49
24
Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia, Op. 27 - I Cannot Grow
London Symphony Chorus & George Malcolm
1:54
25
Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia, Op. 27 - O Ear Whose Creatures
London Symphony Chorus & George Malcolm
5:55
Disc 3
1
Britten: Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op.7 - Begone, Dull Care
Choir Of Downside School, Purley, Viola Tunnard & Benjamin Britten
0:58
2
Britten: Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op.7 - A Tragic Story
Choir Of Downside School, Purley, Viola Tunnard & Benjamin Britten
1:37
3
Britten: Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op.7 - Songs From Friday Afternoons, Op. 7: "Cuckoo!"
Choir Of Downside School, Purley, Viola Tunnard & Benjamin Britten
1:38
4
Britten: Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op.7 - A New Year Carol
Choir Of Downside School, Purley, Viola Tunnard & Benjamin Britten
2:03
5
Britten: Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op.7 - I Mun Be Married On Sunday
Choir Of Downside School, Purley, Viola Tunnard & Benjamin Britten
1:12
6
Britten: Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op.7 - There Was a Man Of Newington
Choir Of Downside School, Purley, Viola Tunnard & Benjamin Britten
0:33
7
Britten: Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op.7 - Fishing Song
Choir Of Downside School, Purley, Viola Tunnard & Benjamin Britten
2:10
8
Britten: Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op.7 - The Useful Plough
Choir Of Downside School, Purley, Viola Tunnard & Benjamin Britten
2:23
9
Britten: Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op.7 - Jazz-Man
Choir Of Downside School, Purley, Viola Tunnard & Benjamin Britten
0:47
10
Britten: Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op.7 - There Was a Monkey
Choir Of Downside School, Purley, Viola Tunnard & Benjamin Britten
1:31
11
Britten: Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op.7 - Songs From Friday Afternoons, Op. 7: "Old Abram Brown"
Choir Of Downside School, Purley, Viola Tunnard & Benjamin Britten
3:31
12
Britten: Noye's Fludde, Op. 59 - "Lord Jesus, Think On Me"
The Congregation, English Opera Group Orchestra, Merlin Channon & Norman Del Mar
3:06
13
Britten: Noye's Fludde, Op. 59 - "I God, That All This Worlde Hath Wroughte"
Trevor Anthony, Owen Brannigan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Merlin Channon & Norman Del Mar
2:05
14
Britten: Noye's Fludde, Op. 59 - "Have Done, You Men and Wemen All"
Owen Brannigan, David Pinto, Darian Angadi, Stephen Alexander, Caroline Clack, Marie-Therese Pinto, Eileen O'Donovan, Sheila Rex, English Opera Group Orchestra, Merlin Channon & Norman Del Mar
2:38
15
Britten: Noye's Fludde, Op. 59 - "Now In the Name Of God I Will Begyne"
Owen Brannigan, David Pinto, Darian Angadi, Stephen Alexander, Sheila Rex, English Opera Group Orchestra, Merlin Channon & Norman Del Mar
4:18
16
Britten: Noye's Fludde, Op. 59 - "Noye, Noye, Take Thou Thy Company"
Trevor Anthony, Owen Brannigan, David Pinto, Darian Angadi, Stephen Alexander, Caroline Clack, Marie-Therese Pinto, Eileen O'Donovan, Chorus Of Animals, English Opera Group Orchestra, Merlin Channon & Norman Del Mar
6:06
17
Britten: Noye's Fludde, Op. 59 - "Wiffe, Come In! Why Standes Thou Their?"
Owen Brannigan, Sheila Rex, David Pinto, Patricia Garrod, Margaret Hawes, Kathleen Petch, Gillian Saunders, Stephen Alexander, Darian Angadi, English Opera Group Orchestra, Merlin Channon & Norman Del Mar
5:09
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Britten: Noye's Fludde, Op. 59 - "Ha! Children, Me Thinkes My Botte Removes"
Owen Brannigan, Sheila Rex, David Pinto, Darian Angadi, Stephen Alexander, Chorus Of Animals, The Congregation, English Opera Group Orchestra, Merlin Channon & Norman Del Mar
8:17
19
Britten: Noye's Fludde, Op. 59 - "Now Forty Dayes Are Fullie Gone"
Owen Brannigan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Merlin Channon & Norman Del Mar
5:09
20
Britten: Noye's Fludde, Op. 59 - "Noye, Take Thy Wife Anone"
Trevor Anthony, Chorus Of Animals, Sheila Rex, David Pinto, Darian Angadi, Stephen Alexander, English Opera Group Orchestra, Merlin Channon & Norman Del Mar
2:39
21
Britten: Noye's Fludde, Op. 59 - "Noye, Heare I Behette Thee a Heste"
Trevor Anthony, English Opera Group Orchestra, Merlin Channon & Norman Del Mar
1:14
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Britten: Noye's Fludde, Op. 59 - "The Spacious Firmament On High"
David Pinto, Darian Angadi, Stephen Alexander, Owen Brannigan, Sheila Rex, Caroline Clack, Marie-Therese Pinto, Eileen O'Donovan, Patricia Garrod, Margaret Hawes, Kathleen Petch, Gillian Saunders, Trevor Anthony, Chorus Of Animals, English Opera Group Orchestra, Merlin Channon & Norman Del Mar
7:22
Disc 4
1
Britten: Les Illuminations, Op.18 - I. Fanfare
Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
1:52
2
Britten: Les Illuminations, Op.18 - II. Villes
Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:32
3
Britten: Les Illuminations, Op.18 - IIIa. Phrase
Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
0:57
4
Britten: Les Illuminations, Op.18 - IIIb. Antique
Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:10
5
Britten: Les Illuminations, Op.18 - IV. Royauté
Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
1:37
6
Britten: Les Illuminations, Op.18 - V. Marine
Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
1:01
7
Britten: Les Illuminations, Op.18 - VI. Interlude
Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:22
8
Britten: Les Illuminations, Op.18 - VII. Being beauteous
Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
4:04
9
Britten: Les Illuminations, Op.18 - VIII. Parade
Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:48
10
Britten: Les Illuminations, Op.18 - IX. Départ
Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:40
11
Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, Op.31 - Prologue
Barry Tuckwell
1:22
12
Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, Op.31 - Pastoral - The Day's Grown Old
Sir Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
3:37
13
Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, Op.31 - Nocturne - The Splendour Falls on Castle Walls
Sir Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
3:21
14
Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, Op.31 - Elegy - O Rose, Thou Art Sick
Sir Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
4:03
15
Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, Op.31 - Dirge - This Ae Night
Sir Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
3:44
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Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, Op.31 - Hymn - Queen and Huntress Chaste and Fair
Sir Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:01
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Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, Op.31 - Sonnet - O Soft Embalmer of the Still Midnight
Sir Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, London Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
4:09
18
Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, Op.31 - Epilogue
Barry Tuckwell
1:33
19
Britten: Violin Concerto, Op.15 - 1. Moderato con moto
Janine Jansen, London Symphony Orchestra & Paavo Järvi
9:32
20
Britten: Violin Concerto, Op.15 - 2. Vivace
Janine Jansen, London Symphony Orchestra & Paavo Järvi
8:35
21
Britten: Violin Concerto, Op.15 - 3. Passacaglia; Andante lento
Janine Jansen, London Symphony Orchestra & Paavo Järvi
14:28