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Originals - Britten: Peter Grimes / Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears

Album Summary

>Britten, Benjamin : Peter Grimes
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

"The Decca recording was one of the first great achievements of the stereo era. Few opera recordings can claim to be do definitive, with Peter Pears, for who it was written, Owen Brannigan (another member of the original team) and a first-rate cast. Britten conducts superbly and secures splendidly incisive playing." -The Penguin Guide.


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Works Details

>Britten, Benjamin : Peter Grimes
  • Performers: Geraint Evans (Baritone); John Lanigan (Tenor); Marcus Norman (Voice); Lauris Elms (Mezzo Soprano); Owen Brannigan (Bass); Peter Pears (Voice); Raymond Nilsson (Tenor); James Pease (Voice); Jean Watson (Alto); David Kelly (Voice); Iris Kells (Soprano); Claire Watson (Soprano); Marion Studholme (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Benjamin Britten
  • Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
  • Running Time: 78 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1945