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Britten: Peter Grimes

Album Summary

>Britten, Benjamin : Peter Grimes
Performers Conductor Ensemble
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Notes & Reviews:

"Few opera recordings can claim to be so definitive, with Pears, for whom it was written, in the name-part, and a first-rate cast. Britten conducts splendidly incisive playing...superbly atmospheric." - Penguin Guide (rosette)

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: 1958.


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>Britten, Benjamin : Peter Grimes
  • Performers: Owen Brannigan (Bass); Lauris Elms (Mezzo Soprano); Geraint Evans (Voice); Iris Kells (Soprano); David Kelly (Voice); John Lanigan (Tenor); Raymond Nilsson (Tenor); Peter Pears (Voice); James Pease (Voice); Marion Studholme (Soprano); Claire Watson (Soprano); Jean Watson (Alto)
  • Conductor: Benjamin Britten
  • Running Time: 1 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1945