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Benjamin Britten - The Collector's Edition

Album Summary

>Britten, Benjamin : Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20
>Britten, Benjamin : Peter Grimes
>Britten, Benjamin : Passacaglia, for orchestra, Op. 33b (from "Peter Grimes")
>Britten, Benjamin : The Young person's guide to the orchestra
>Britten, Benjamin : Canadian Carnival, for orchestra, Op. 19
>Britten, Benjamin : Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21
>Britten, Benjamin : Scottish Ballad, for 2 pianos & orchestra, Op. 26
>Britten, Benjamin : Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27
>Britten, Benjamin : Occasional Overture, for orchestra in C major, Op. 38 (withdrawn)
>Britten, Benjamin : The Building of the House, overture for chorus & orchestra, Op. 79
>Britten, Benjamin : Concerto for Piano in D major, Op. 13
>Britten, Benjamin : Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 15
>Britten, Benjamin : Young Apollo, for piano, string quartet & strings, Op. 16 (withdrawn by composer)
>Britten, Benjamin : Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4
>Britten, Benjamin : Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10
>Britten, Benjamin : Prelude and Fugue for 18-part String Orchestra, Op. 29
>Britten, Benjamin : Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & string orchestra, Op. 48a
>Britten, Benjamin : Gloriana, symphonic suite for tenor (or oboe) & orchestra, Op. 53a
>Britten, Benjamin : Men of Goodwill, variations on a carol for orchestra
>Britten, Benjamin : Sinfonietta, for chamber orchestra, Op. 1
>Britten, Benjamin : Russian Funeral for Brass and Percussion
>Britten, Benjamin : Suite on English folk tunes (A time there was), for orchestra, Op. 90
>Britten, Benjamin : Matinées musicales
>Britten, Benjamin : Soirées musicales, Op. 9
>Britten, Benjamin : Rossini Suite, for boys' voices & chamber ensemble
>Britten, Benjamin : The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57
>Britten, Benjamin : Rhapsody, for string quartet
>Britten, Benjamin : Quartettino, for string quartet
>Britten, Benjamin : Elegy for Viola solo
>Britten, Benjamin : Quartet for Strings in D major
>Britten, Benjamin : Phantasy, for string quintet in F minor
>Britten, Benjamin : Phantasy for Oboe and String Trio, Op. 2
>Britten, Benjamin : Divertimenti (3), for string quartet
>Britten, Benjamin : Alla Marcia, for string quartet
>Britten, Benjamin : Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 25
>Britten, Benjamin : Quartet for Strings no 2 in C major, Op. 36
>Britten, Benjamin : Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 94
>Britten, Benjamin : Suite for solo cello no 1, Op. 72
>Britten, Benjamin : Suite for solo cello no 2, Op. 80
>Britten, Benjamin : Suite for solo cello no 3, Op. 87
>Britten, Benjamin : Holiday Diary, suite for piano, Op. 5
>Britten, Benjamin : Character Pieces (3), for piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Night Piece (Notturno), for piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Sonatina Romantica, for piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Variations (12), for piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Waltzes (5), for piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Two Lullabies, for 2 pianos
>Britten, Benjamin : Pieces (2), for 2 pianos, Op. 23
>Britten, Benjamin : Suite for Violin and Piano, Op. 6
>Britten, Benjamin : Sonata for cello & piano in C major, Op. 65
>Britten, Benjamin : Metamorphoses (6) after Ovid, for oboe solo, Op. 49
>Britten, Benjamin : Nocturnal after John Dowland, for guitar, Op. 70
>Britten, Benjamin : War Requiem, Op. 66
>Britten, Benjamin : Spring Symphony, for soprano, alto, tenor, boys' chorus, chorus & orchestra, Op. 44
>Britten, Benjamin : A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28
>Britten, Benjamin : Missa Brevis, for boys' chorus & organ in D major, Op. 63
>Britten, Benjamin : Festival Te Deum in E major, Op. 32
>Britten, Benjamin : Rejoice in the Lamb, festival cantata for trumpet, ATB soloists, chorus & organ, Op. 30
>Britten, Benjamin : Te Deum in C major
>Britten, Benjamin : Jubilate Deo
>Britten, Benjamin : Hymn to the Virgin
>Britten, Benjamin : Saint Nicholas, cantata for tenor, treble, choruses & orchestra, Op. 42
>Britten, Benjamin : Hymn to St Peter, Op. 56a
>Britten, Benjamin : A Hymn of Saint Columba
>Britten, Benjamin : Sacred and Profane, medieval lyrics (8) for SSATB chorus, Op. 91
>Britten, Benjamin : The Little Sweep, children's opera, Op. 45
>Britten, Benjamin : A Boy was Born, Op. 3
>Britten, Benjamin : A Shepherd's Carol
>Britten, Benjamin : Noye's Fludde, children's opera, Op. 59
>Britten, Benjamin : A. M. D. G. (Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam), for chorus, Op. 17
>Britten, Benjamin : Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
>Britten, Benjamin : The Company of Heaven, cantata for 2 speakers, soprano, tenor, chorus, tympani, organ & strings
>Britten, Benjamin : Ballad of Heroes, for high voice, chorus & orchestra, Op. 14
>Britten, Benjamin : Praise We Great Men, for voices, chorus & orchestra
>Britten, Benjamin : Les Illuminations
>Britten, Benjamin : Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31
>Britten, Benjamin : Now sleeps the crimson petal, song for tenor, horn & strings
>Britten, Benjamin : Nocturne, Op. 60
>Britten, Benjamin : Chansons Francaises (4), for voice & orchestra
>Britten, Benjamin : Our Hunting Fathers, song cycle for high voice & orchestra, Op. 8
>Britten, Benjamin : Little Sir William, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1)
>Britten, Benjamin : Come you not from Newcastle?, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 3)
>Britten, Benjamin : The Bonny Earl o' Moray, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1)
>Britten, Benjamin : Oliver Cromwell, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1)
>Britten, Benjamin : Phaedra, Op. 93
>Britten, Benjamin : La belle est au jardin d'amour, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 2)
>Britten, Benjamin : Folksongs (8), Volume 2
>Britten, Benjamin : Fileuse, folksong for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 2)
>Britten, Benjamin : France
>Britten, Benjamin : Le roi s'en va-t'en chasse, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 2)
>Britten, Benjamin : Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22
>Britten, Benjamin : Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35
>Britten, Benjamin : On this Island, Op. 11
>Britten, Benjamin : Winter Words, Op. 52
>Britten, Benjamin : Canticle I
>Britten, Benjamin : Canticle II, Op. 51 "Abraham and Isaac"
>Britten, Benjamin : Canticle III, Op. 55 "Still Falls the Rain"
>Britten, Benjamin : Canticle IV
>Britten, Benjamin : Canticle V
>Britten, Benjamin : The Plough Boy, folksong for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 3)
>Britten, Benjamin : Folksongs (7), Volume 1
>Britten, Benjamin : Folksongs (7), Volume 3
>Britten, Benjamin : There's none to soothe (Folksongs of the British Isles, Vol. 3)
>Britten, Benjamin : The Ash Grove, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1)
>Britten, Benjamin : Greensleeves, folksong arrangement for high voice & piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Songs (2) by Thomas Hardy, for voice & piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Beware!, early songs (3) for medium voice & piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Not even summer yet, song for high voice & piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Songs (2) by W. H. Auden, for voice & piano
>Britten, Benjamin : The Oxen, carol for female chorus & piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Dawtie's Devotion, song for voice & piano (discarded from "Who are these Children," Op. 84)
>Britten, Benjamin : Tradition, song for voice & piano (discarded from "Who are these Children," Op. 84)
>Britten, Benjamin : The Gully, song for voice & piano (discarded from "Who are these Children," Op. 84)
>Britten, Benjamin : Tit for Tat
>Britten, Benjamin : Ballads (2)
>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. III "British Isles", for voice & piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. IV "Moore's Irish Melodies", for voice & piano
>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. V "British Isles", for voice & piano
>Britten, Benjamin : The Queen's Epicedium, for soprano or tenor & piano (Purcell Realization)
>Britten, Benjamin : Purcell Realizations from Orpheus Britannicus
>Purcell, Henry : Hears not my Phyllis, Z 371 "Knotting Song"
>Schubert, Franz : Der Jüngling an der Quelle, D 300
>Schumann, Robert : Fruhlingsnacht ("Uberm Garten durch die Lufte"), song for voice & piano (Liederkreis), Op. 39/12
>Britten, Benjamin : Paul Bunyan, operetta, Op. 17
>Britten, Benjamin : Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54
>Britten, Benjamin : A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 64
>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia
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Notes & Reviews:

Benjamin Britten was without question one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. This 37-CD set features all of his most beloved works, giving a comprehensive overview for beginners, as well as a fantastic value for seasoned collectors. Artists include Sir Simon Rattle, Paavo Jarvi, Sir Neville Marriner, Daniel Harding, Steven Isserlis, Peter Pears, Britten himself on the piano, and more!



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Works Details

>Britten, Benjamin : Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20
  • Conductor: Libor Pesek
  • Notes: Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Lancashire, England (01/11/1989-01/12/1989)
  • Running Time: 21 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1940

>Britten, Benjamin : Peter Grimes
  • Notes: Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Lancashire, England (01/11/1989-01/12/1989)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1944

>Britten, Benjamin : Passacaglia, for orchestra, Op. 33b (from "Peter Grimes")
  • Notes: Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Lancashire, England (01/11/1989-01/12/1989)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1944

>Britten, Benjamin : Peter Grimes
  • Notes: Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Lancashire, England (01/11/1989-01/12/1989)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1944

>Britten, Benjamin : The Young person's guide to the orchestra
  • Notes: Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Lancashire, England (01/11/1989-01/12/1989)
  • Running Time: 13 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : Canadian Carnival, for orchestra, Op. 19
  • Performers: Wesley Warren (Trumpet); Philip Fowke (Piano); Peter Donohoe (Piano)
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Notes: Town Hall, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (04/22/1982-04/23/1982)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1939

>Britten, Benjamin : Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21
  • Notes: Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick (08/15/1990-08/17/1991)
  • Running Time: 21 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1940

>Britten, Benjamin : Scottish Ballad, for 2 pianos & orchestra, Op. 26
  • Notes: Town Hall, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (04/22/1982-04/23/1982)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1941

>Britten, Benjamin : Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Notes: Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick (05/23/1984-05/24/1984)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1942

>Britten, Benjamin : Occasional Overture, for orchestra in C major, Op. 38 (withdrawn)
  • Notes: Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick (05/23/1984-05/24/1984)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1941

>Britten, Benjamin : The Building of the House, overture for chorus & orchestra, Op. 79
  • Notes: Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick (08/15/1990-08/17/1990)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1967

>Britten, Benjamin : Concerto for Piano in D major, Op. 13
  • Performer: Leif Andsnes (Piano)
  • Conductor: Paavo Järvi
  • Notes: Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England (10/21/1997/10/23/1997)
  • Running Time: 35 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1938

>Britten, Benjamin : Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 15
  • Performer: Ida Haendel (Violin)
  • Conductor: Paavo Berglund
  • Notes: Guildhall, Southampton, England (06/12/1977-06/13/1977)
  • Running Time: 31 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1939

>Britten, Benjamin : Young Apollo, for piano, string quartet & strings, Op. 16 (withdrawn by composer)
  • Performers: Peter Cole (Viola); Felix Kok (Violin); Michal Kasnowski (Cello); Jeremy Ballard (Violin); Peter Donohoe (Piano)
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Notes: Town Hall, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (04/22/1982-04/23/1982)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1939

>Britten, Benjamin : Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4
  • Performer: Lars Tomter (Viola)
  • Conductor: Iona Brown
  • Running Time: 17 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1934

>Britten, Benjamin : Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10
  • Running Time: 25 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Britten, Benjamin : Prelude and Fugue for 18-part String Orchestra, Op. 29
  • Running Time: 8 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1943

>Britten, Benjamin : Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & string orchestra, Op. 48a
  • Running Time: 16 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1976

>Britten, Benjamin : Gloriana, symphonic suite for tenor (or oboe) & orchestra, Op. 53a
  • Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
  • Notes: Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Lancashire, England (11/14/1994-11/15/1994)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1954

>Britten, Benjamin : Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4
  • Performer: Steven Isserlis (Cello)
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (03/12/1987/03/14/1987)
  • Running Time: 34 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1963

>Britten, Benjamin : Men of Goodwill, variations on a carol for orchestra
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Notes: Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN (05/16/1983-05/17/1983)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1947

>Britten, Benjamin : Sinfonietta, for chamber orchestra, Op. 1
  • Conductor: Daniel Harding
  • Notes: Air Studios, London, England (08/24/1997/08/26/1997)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1932

>Britten, Benjamin : Russian Funeral for Brass and Percussion
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Notes: Composition written: 1936.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Britten, Benjamin : Suite on English folk tunes (A time there was), for orchestra, Op. 90
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Notes: Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick (05/23/1984-03/24/1984)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1966

>Britten, Benjamin : Matinées musicales
  • Conductor: Alexander Gibson
  • Running Time: 14 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1941

>Britten, Benjamin : Soirées musicales, Op. 9
  • Conductor: Alexander Gibson
  • Running Time: 11 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Britten, Benjamin : Rossini Suite, for boys' voices & chamber ensemble
  • Conductor: Steuart Bedford
  • Notes: Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland (05/09/1988-05/10/1988)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1935

>Britten, Benjamin : The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57
  • Performers: Joy Farrall (Clarinet); John Harle (Saxophone); Kevin Nutty (Drums); John Orford (Bassoon); Nona Liddell (Violin); James Holland (Percussion); David Purser (Trombone); Michael Thompson (Horn); John Chimes (Timpani); Christopher Kampen (Cello); Gareth Hulse (Oboe); Sebastian Bell (Flute); John Constable (Keyboards); John Miller (Trumpet); Helen Tunstall (Harp)
  • Conductor: Oliver Knussen
  • Notes: St. Augustine's Church, London, England (05/23/1989-05/29/1989)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1956

>Britten, Benjamin : Rhapsody, for string quartet
  • Performers: Nicholas Logie (Viola); Garfield Jackson (Viola)
  • Notes: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead and St Michael's, Highgate (01/26/1986-01/28/1986)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1929

>Britten, Benjamin : Quartettino, for string quartet
  • Notes: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead and St Michael's, Highgate (01/26/1986-01/28/1986)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1930

>Britten, Benjamin : Elegy for Viola solo
  • Notes: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead and St Michael's, Highgate (01/26/1986-01/28/1986)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Britten, Benjamin : Quartet for Strings in D major
  • Notes: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead and St Michael's, Highgate (01/26/1986-01/28/1986)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1931

>Britten, Benjamin : Phantasy, for string quintet in F minor
  • Notes: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead and St Michael's, Highgate (01/26/1986-01/28/1986)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1932

>Britten, Benjamin : Phantasy for Oboe and String Trio, Op. 2
  • Notes: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead and St Michael's, Highgate (01/26/1986-01/28/1986)
  • Running Time: 13 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1932

>Britten, Benjamin : Divertimenti (3), for string quartet
  • Notes: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead and St Michael's, Highgate (01/26/1986-01/28/1986)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1933

>Britten, Benjamin : Alla Marcia, for string quartet
  • Notes: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead and St Michael's, Highgate (01/26/1986-01/28/1986)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1933

>Britten, Benjamin : Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 25
  • Notes: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead and St Michael's, Highgate (01/26/1986-01/28/1986)
  • Running Time: 26 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1941

>Britten, Benjamin : Quartet for Strings no 2 in C major, Op. 36
  • Notes: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead and St Michael's, Highgate (01/26/1986-01/28/1986)
  • Running Time: 28 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1945

>Britten, Benjamin : Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 94
  • Notes: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead and St Michael's, Highgate (01/26/1986-01/28/1986)
  • Running Time: 25 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1975

>Britten, Benjamin : Suite for solo cello no 1, Op. 72
  • Performer: Truls Truls Mork (Cello)
  • Notes: Ris Church, Oslo, Norway (10/11/1998-10/16/1998)
  • Running Time: 24 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1964

>Britten, Benjamin : Suite for solo cello no 2, Op. 80
  • Notes: Ris Church, Oslo, Norway (10/11/1998-10/16/1998)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1967

>Britten, Benjamin : Suite for solo cello no 3, Op. 87
  • Notes: Ris Church, Oslo, Norway (10/11/1998-10/16/1998)
  • Running Time: 21 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1971

>Britten, Benjamin : Holiday Diary, suite for piano, Op. 5
  • Performers: Ronan O'Hora (Piano); Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1934

>Britten, Benjamin : Character Pieces (3), for piano
  • Running Time: 7 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Britten, Benjamin : Night Piece (Notturno), for piano
  • Running Time: 5 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1963

>Britten, Benjamin : Sonatina Romantica, for piano
  • Running Time: 7 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1940

>Britten, Benjamin : Variations (12), for piano
  • Running Time: 8 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1931

>Britten, Benjamin : Waltzes (5), for piano
  • Running Time: 10 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Waltz
  • Written: 1925

>Britten, Benjamin : Two Lullabies, for 2 pianos
  • Running Time: 5 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Britten, Benjamin : Pieces (2), for 2 pianos, Op. 23
  • Running Time: 8 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1941

>Britten, Benjamin : Suite for Violin and Piano, Op. 6
  • Performers: John Adey (Piano); Alexander Barantschik (Violin)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1935

>Britten, Benjamin : Sonata for cello & piano in C major, Op. 65
  • Performers: John Lenehan (Piano); Moray Welsh (Cello)
  • Running Time: 21 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1961

>Britten, Benjamin : Metamorphoses (6) after Ovid, for oboe solo, Op. 49
  • Performer: Roy Carter (Oboe)
  • Notes: All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, England (01/04/1995-04/05/1995)
  • Running Time: 13 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1951

>Britten, Benjamin : Nocturnal after John Dowland, for guitar, Op. 70
  • Performer: Julian Bream (Guitar)
  • Notes: Forde Abbey, Chard, Somerset, England (09/14/1992-09/19/1992)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1963

>Britten, Benjamin : War Requiem, Op. 66
  • Performers: Elisabeth Söderström (Soprano); Thomas Allen (Baritone); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Notes: The Great Hall, University of Birmingham (02/27/1983/03/01/1983)
  • Running Time: 68 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1961

>Britten, Benjamin : Spring Symphony, for soprano, alto, tenor, boys' chorus, chorus & orchestra, Op. 44
  • Performers: Sheila Armstrong (Soprano); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (06/28/1978-06/29/1978)
  • Running Time: 42 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1949

>Britten, Benjamin : Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27
  • Performers: Ian Hare (Organ); Richard Morton (Tenor); James Bowman (Countertenor); David Corkhill (Percussion); Marcus Creed (conductor); Osian Ellis (Harp); James Lancelot (Organ)
  • Conductor: Philip Ledger
  • Running Time: 10 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1942

>Britten, Benjamin : A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28
  • Notes: King's College Chapel, Cambridge, England (07/06/1972-07/07/1972)
  • Running Time: 20 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1942

>Britten, Benjamin : Missa Brevis, for boys' chorus & organ in D major, Op. 63
  • Notes: King's College Chapel, Cambridge, England (07/06/1972-07/07/1972)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1959

>Britten, Benjamin : Festival Te Deum in E major, Op. 32
  • Notes: King's College Chapel, Cambridge, England (03/18/1974-03/20/1974)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1944

>Britten, Benjamin : Rejoice in the Lamb, festival cantata for trumpet, ATB soloists, chorus & organ, Op. 30
  • Notes: King's College Chapel, Cambridge, England (03/18/1974-03/20/1974)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1943

>Britten, Benjamin : Te Deum in C major
  • Notes: King's College Chapel, Cambridge, England (03/18/1974-03/20/1974)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1934

>Britten, Benjamin : Jubilate Deo
  • Notes: King's College Chapel, Cambridge, England (03/18/1974-03/20/1974)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1961

>Britten, Benjamin : Hymn to the Virgin
  • Performers: Francis Pott (Piano); Warren Trevelyan-Jones (Tenor)
  • Conductor: David Hill
  • Running Time: 3 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Britten, Benjamin : Saint Nicholas, cantata for tenor, treble, choruses & orchestra, Op. 42
  • Performers: Ian Hare (Piano); Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ] (Piano); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Notes: Chapel of King's Choir, Cambridge, England (07/08/1970-07/10/1970)
  • Running Time: 49 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1948

>Britten, Benjamin : Hymn to St Peter, Op. 56a
  • Performer: Timothy Farrell (Organ)
  • Conductor: Russell Burgess
  • Notes: Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street, London, England (12/16/1968-12/19/1968)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1955

>Britten, Benjamin : A Hymn of Saint Columba
  • Performer: Timothy Farrell (Organ)
  • Conductor: Russell Burgess
  • Notes: Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street, London, England (12/16/1968-12/19/1968)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1962

>Britten, Benjamin : Sacred and Profane, medieval lyrics (8) for SSATB chorus, Op. 91
  • Conductor: Jeremy Backhouse
  • Notes: St. Giles Church, Cripplegate, London, England (01/24/1992-01/26/1992)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1975

>Britten, Benjamin : The Little Sweep, children's opera, Op. 45
  • Performers: Catherine Benson; Catherine Willis; Robert Lloyd (Bass); Cato Fordham; Catherine Wearing; Francis Grier (Piano); Mary Wells (Violin); John Constable (Piano); Tristan Fry (Percussion); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Philip Ledger
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (12/16/1977-12/18/1977)
  • Running Time: 29 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1949

>Britten, Benjamin : A Boy was Born, Op. 3
  • Conductor: Terry Edwards
  • Running Time: 28 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1933

>Britten, Benjamin : A Shepherd's Carol
  • Performers: Peter Hall (Tenor); Susan Bickley (Mezzo Soprano); Gordon Jones (Baritone); Sarah Leonard (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Terry Edwards
  • Running Time: 4 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1944

>Britten, Benjamin : Noye's Fludde, children's opera, Op. 59
  • Performers: Timothy Lamb (Voice); Polly Hewetson (Voice); Alexander Gallifant (Voice); Joanne Brown (Voice); Lucinda Houghton (Double Bass); Linda Ormiston (Mezzo Soprano); Ian Watson (Piano); Alan Harwood (Organ); Catriona Johnson (Voice); Nicholas Berry (Voice); Richard Pasco (Spoken Vocals); John Whitfield (Recorder); John Alley (Piano); Charles Fullbrook (Timpani); Donald Maxwell (Bass-Baritone)
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Ensemble: Endymion Ensemble
  • Notes: Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, Dorset, England (09/16/1989-09/17/1989)
  • Running Time: 29 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1957

>Britten, Benjamin : A. M. D. G. (Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam), for chorus, Op. 17
  • Conductor: Terry Edwards
  • Running Time: 19 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Britten, Benjamin : Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (07/18/1976-07/20/1978)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1943

>Britten, Benjamin : The Company of Heaven, cantata for 2 speakers, soprano, tenor, chorus, tympani, organ & strings
  • Performers: Cathryn Pope (Soprano); Dan Dressen (Tenor); Christopher Herrick (Organ)
  • Conductor: Philip Brunelle
  • Running Time: 48 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1937

>Britten, Benjamin : Ballad of Heroes, for high voice, chorus & orchestra, Op. 14
  • Performers: Alison Hargan (Soprano); Robert Tear (Tenor); Willard White
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Notes: Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick (07/15/1990-07/17/1990)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1939

>Britten, Benjamin : Praise We Great Men, for voices, chorus & orchestra
  • Performers: Alison Hargan (Soprano); Robert Tear (Tenor); Willard White
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Notes: Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick (07/15/1990-07/17/1990)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1976

>Britten, Benjamin : Les Illuminations
  • Performer: Heather Harper (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Notes: Old Banqueting Hall, Jesmond Dene, Newcastle upon Tyne (06/18/1970-06/19/1970)
  • Running Time: 20 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1939

>Britten, Benjamin : Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31
  • Performers: Neil Mackie (Tenor); Barry Tuckwell (Horn)
  • Conductor: Steuart Bedford
  • Notes: Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland (05/09/1988-05/10/1977)
  • Running Time: 22 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1943

>Britten, Benjamin : Now sleeps the crimson petal, song for tenor, horn & strings
  • Performers: Neil Mackie (Tenor); Barry Tuckwell (Horn)
  • Conductor: Steuart Bedford
  • Notes: Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland (05/09/1988-05/10/1977)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1943

>Britten, Benjamin : Nocturne, Op. 60
  • Performers: Robin O'Neill [Bassoon/Conductor] (Bassoon); William Bennett (Flute); Thea King (Oboe); David Corkhill (Timpani); Frank Lloyd (Horn); Thelma Owen (Harp); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
  • Running Time: 26 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1958

>Britten, Benjamin : Chansons Françaises (4), for voice & orchestra
  • Performer: Jill Gomez (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Notes: Town Hall, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (04/22/1982-04/23/1982)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1928

>Britten, Benjamin : Our Hunting Fathers, song cycle for high voice & orchestra, Op. 8
  • Performer: Elisabeth Söderström (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Richard Armstrong
  • Notes: Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales (06/06/1982-06/07/1982)
  • Running Time: 25 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Britten, Benjamin : Little Sir William, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1)
  • Performer: Elisabeth Söderström (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Richard Armstrong
  • Notes: Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales (06/06/1982-06/07/1982)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Britten, Benjamin : Come you not from Newcastle?, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 3)
  • Performer: Elisabeth Söderström (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Richard Armstrong
  • Notes: Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales (06/06/1982-06/07/1982)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Britten, Benjamin : The Bonny Earl o' Moray, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1)
  • Performer: Elisabeth Söderström (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Richard Armstrong
  • Notes: Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales (06/06/1982-06/07/1982)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Britten, Benjamin : Oliver Cromwell, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1)
  • Performer: Elisabeth Söderström (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Richard Armstrong
  • Notes: Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales (06/06/1982-06/07/1982)
  • Period Time: Modern

>Britten, Benjamin : Phaedra, Op. 93
  • Performers: Felicity Palmer (Soprano); Jane Salmon (Cello); Melvyn Tan (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: John Whitfield
  • Ensemble: Endymion Ensemble
  • Notes: St. John's Church, Hackney, London, England (10/24/1986-10/25/1986)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1975

>Britten, Benjamin : La belle est au jardin d'amour, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 2)
  • Performers: Felicity Palmer (Soprano); Jane Salmon (Cello); Melvyn Tan (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: John Whitfield
  • Ensemble: Endymion Ensemble
  • Notes: St. John's Church, Hackney, London, England (10/24/1986-10/25/1986)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksongs (8), Volume 2 :: Eho! Eho!
  • Notes: St. John's Church, Hackney, London, England (10/24/1986-10/25/1986)
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : Fileuse, folksong for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 2)
  • Notes: St. John's Church, Hackney, London, England (10/24/1986-10/25/1986)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: circa 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : France
  • Notes: St. John's Church, Hackney, London, England (10/24/1986-10/25/1986)
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Britten, Benjamin : Le roi s'en va-t'en chasse, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 2) :: Le roi s'en va-t'en chasse
  • Notes: St. John's Church, Hackney, London, England (10/24/1986-10/25/1986)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Britten, Benjamin : Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22
  • Performers: Peter Pears; Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1940

>Britten, Benjamin : Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35
  • Performers: Peter Pears; Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/29/1947/12/12/1947)
  • Running Time: 22 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1945

>Britten, Benjamin : On this Island, Op. 11
  • Performers: Philip Ledger (Piano); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Britten, Benjamin : Winter Words, Op. 52
  • Performers: Philip Ledger (Piano); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1953

>Britten, Benjamin : Canticle I :: My Beloved Is Mine, for high voice & piano, Op. 40
  • Performers: Christopher Maltman (Baritone); Timothy Brown (Horn); David Daniels (Countertenor); Julius Drake (Piano); Ian Bostridge (Tenor); Aline Brewer (Harp)
  • Notes: 09/11/2001-09/17/2001
  • Running Time: 7 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1947

>Britten, Benjamin : Canticle II, Op. 51 "Abraham and Isaac" :: Abraham and Isaac, for alto, tenor & piano, Op. 51
  • Notes: 09/11/2001-09/17/2001
  • Running Time: 17 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1952

>Britten, Benjamin : Canticle III, Op. 55 "Still Falls the Rain" :: Still Falls the Rain, for tenor, horn & piano, Op. 55
  • Notes: 09/11/2001-09/17/2001
  • Running Time: 11 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1954

>Britten, Benjamin : Canticle IV :: The Journey of the Magi, for countertenor, tenor, baritone & piano, Op. 86
  • Notes: 09/11/2001-09/17/2001
  • Running Time: 12 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1971

>Britten, Benjamin : Canticle V :: The Death of St Narcissus, for tenor & harp, Op. 89
  • Notes: 09/11/2001-09/17/2001
  • Running Time: 7 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1974

>Britten, Benjamin : The Plough Boy, folksong for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 3)
  • Notes: 09/11/2001-09/17/2001
  • Running Time: 1 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksongs (7), Volume 1
  • Notes: 09/11/2001-09/17/2001
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: circa 1943

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksongs (7), Volume 3
  • Notes: 09/11/2001-09/17/2001
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Britten, Benjamin : There's none to soothe (Folksongs of the British Isles, Vol. 3)
  • Notes: 09/11/2001-09/17/2001
  • Running Time: 1 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: circa 1947

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksongs (7), Volume 3
  • Notes: 09/11/2001-09/17/2001
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Britten, Benjamin : The Ash Grove, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1)
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal

>Britten, Benjamin : Greensleeves, folksong arrangement for high voice & piano
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: circa 1941

>Britten, Benjamin : Songs (2) by Thomas Hardy, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Roger Vignoles (Piano); Neil Mackie (Tenor)
  • Notes: Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London, England (05/16/2005-05/17/2005)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1953

>Britten, Benjamin : Beware!, early songs (3) for medium voice & piano
  • Performers: Roger Vignoles (Piano); Neil Mackie (Tenor)
  • Notes: Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London, England (05/16/2005-05/17/2005)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1926

>Britten, Benjamin : Not even summer yet, song for high voice & piano
  • Performers: Roger Vignoles (Piano); Neil Mackie (Tenor)
  • Notes: Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London, England (05/16/2005-05/17/2005)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Britten, Benjamin : Songs (2) by W. H. Auden, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Roger Vignoles (Piano); Neil Mackie (Tenor)
  • Notes: Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London, England (05/16/2005-05/17/2005)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Britten, Benjamin : The Oxen, carol for female chorus & piano
  • Performers: Roger Vignoles (Piano); Neil Mackie (Tenor)
  • Notes: Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London, England (05/16/2005-05/17/2005)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1967

>Britten, Benjamin : Dawtie's Devotion, song for voice & piano (discarded from "Who are these Children," Op. 84)
  • Performers: Roger Vignoles (Piano); Neil Mackie (Tenor)
  • Notes: Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London, England (05/16/2005-05/17/2005)
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1971

>Britten, Benjamin : Tradition, song for voice & piano (discarded from "Who are these Children," Op. 84)
  • Notes: Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London, England (05/16/2005-05/17/2005)
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1971

>Britten, Benjamin : The Gully, song for voice & piano (discarded from "Who are these Children," Op. 84)
  • Notes: Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London, England (05/16/2005-05/17/2005)
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1971

>Britten, Benjamin : Tit for Tat :: 1. A Song of Enchantment
  • Performers: Jonathan Lemalu (Bass Baritone); Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
  • Notes: Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London, England (05/16/2005-05/17/2005)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1931

>Britten, Benjamin : Tit for Tat :: 3. Silver
  • Notes: Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London, England (05/16/2005-05/17/2005)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1931

>Britten, Benjamin : Tit for Tat :: 5. Tit for Tat
  • Notes: Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London, England (05/16/2005-05/17/2005)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1931

>Britten, Benjamin : Ballads (2)
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Felicity Lott; Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/20/1991-06/22/1991)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1937

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. III "British Isles", for voice & piano :: Sweet Polly Oliver
  • Performers: Philip Ledger (Piano); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (04/22/1974-04/23/1974)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1947

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. IV "Moore's Irish Melodies", for voice & piano :: The Minstrel Boy
  • Performers: Philip Ledger (Piano); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (04/22/1974-04/23/1974)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1960

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. V "British Isles", for voice & piano :: The Brisk Young Widow
  • Performers: Philip Ledger (Piano); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (04/22/1974-04/23/1974)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1961

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. V "British Isles", for voice & piano :: Ca' the Yowes
  • Performers: Philip Ledger (Piano); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (04/22/1974-04/23/1974)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1961

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. V "British Isles", for voice & piano :: The Lincolnshire Poacher
  • Performers: Philip Ledger (Piano); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (04/22/1974-04/23/1974)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1961

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksongs (7), Volume 1 :: O can ye sew cushions?
  • Performers: Philip Ledger (Piano); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (04/22/1974-04/23/1974)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1943

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksongs (7), Volume 1 :: The trees they grow so high
  • Performers: Philip Ledger (Piano); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (04/22/1974-04/23/1974)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1943

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. V "British Isles", for voice & piano :: Early one morning
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Sarah Brightman (Soprano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/02/1986-08/04/1986)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1961

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. IV "Moore's Irish Melodies", for voice & piano :: How sweet the answer
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Sarah Brightman (Soprano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/02/1986-08/04/1986)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1960

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksongs (8), Volume 2 :: Voici le printemps
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Sarah Brightman (Soprano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/02/1986-08/04/1986)
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. IV "Moore's Irish Melodies", for voice & piano :: The last rose of Summer
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Sarah Brightman (Soprano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/02/1986-08/04/1986)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1960

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. IV "Moore's Irish Melodies", for voice & piano :: Dear Harp of my Country!
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Sarah Brightman (Soprano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/02/1986-08/04/1986)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1960

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. IV "Moore's Irish Melodies", for voice & piano :: Oft in the stilly night
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Sarah Brightman (Soprano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/02/1986-08/04/1986)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1960

>Britten, Benjamin : The Queen's Epicedium, for soprano or tenor & piano (Purcell Realization)
  • Performers: Peter Pears; Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1944

>Britten, Benjamin : Purcell Realizations from Orpheus Britannicus :: Duets (6), for 2 voices & piano
  • Performers: Graham Johnson (Piano); Felicity Lott; Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/20/1991-06/22/1991)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: circa 1954

>Britten, Benjamin : Purcell Realizations from Orpheus Britannicus :: Songs (5), for voice & piano
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/20/1991-06/22/1991)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1959

>Britten, Benjamin : Purcell Realizations from Orpheus Britannicus :: Duets (6), for 2 voices & piano
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/20/1991-06/22/1991)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: circa 1954

>Britten, Benjamin : Purcell Realizations from Orpheus Britannicus :: Songs (7), for voice & piano
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/20/1991-06/22/1991)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1945

>Britten, Benjamin : Purcell Realizations from Orpheus Britannicus :: Duets (6), for 2 voices & piano
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/20/1991-06/22/1991)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: circa 1954

>Britten, Benjamin : Purcell Realizations from Orpheus Britannicus :: Songs (7), for voice & piano
  • Performers: Mark Vigars (Piano); Roger Vignoles (Piano); Neil Mackie (Tenor)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/27/1986/07/18/1986)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1945

>Purcell, Henry : Hears not my Phyllis, Z 371 "Knotting Song"
  • Performers: Mark Vigars (Piano); Roger Vignoles (Piano); Neil Mackie (Tenor)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/27/1986/07/18/1986)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1695

>Britten, Benjamin : Purcell Realizations from Orpheus Britannicus :: Duets (6), for 2 voices & piano
  • Performers: Mark Vigars (Piano); Roger Vignoles (Piano); Neil Mackie (Tenor)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/27/1986/07/18/1986)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: circa 1954

>Britten, Benjamin : Purcell Realizations from Orpheus Britannicus :: Songs (5), for voice & piano
  • Performer: Neil Mackie (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Steuart Bedford
  • Notes: Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland (05/09/1988-05/10/1988)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1959

>Britten, Benjamin : Purcell Realizations from Orpheus Britannicus :: Songs (5), for voice & piano
  • Notes: Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland (05/09/1988-05/10/1988)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1959

>Britten, Benjamin : Purcell Realizations from Orpheus Britannicus :: Songs (5), for voice & piano
  • Notes: Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland (05/09/1988-05/10/1988)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1959

>Britten, Benjamin : Purcell Realizations from Orpheus Britannicus :: Songs (5), for voice & piano
  • Notes: Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland (05/09/1988-05/10/1988)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1959

>Britten, Benjamin : Purcell Realizations from Orpheus Britannicus :: Songs (5), for voice & piano
  • Notes: Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland (05/09/1988-05/10/1988)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1959

>Schubert, Franz : Der Jüngling an der Quelle, D 300
  • Performer: Neil Mackie (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Steuart Bedford
  • Notes: Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland (05/09/1988-05/10/1988)
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1817

>Schumann, Robert : Frühlingsnacht ("Uberm Garten durch die Lüfte"), song for voice & piano (Liederkreis), Op. 39/12
  • Performer: Neil Mackie (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Steuart Bedford
  • Notes: Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland (05/09/1988-05/10/1988)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1840

>Britten, Benjamin : Paul Bunyan, operetta, Op. 17
  • Performers: James Lawless (Spoken Vocals); James McKeel (Baritone); Pop Wagner (Baritone); Lawrence Weller (Baritone); Jay Ramos; Stanford Felix; Thomas Shaffer (Bass); Elisabeth Nelson (Soprano); Sue Herber; Merle Fristad (Bass); Tim Dahl (Vocals); Benjamin Allen; James Westbrock (Tenor); Clifton Ware (Tenor); Vern Sutton (Tenor); Richard Allison (Baritone); Phil Jorgenson (Tenor); Dan Dressen (Tenor); Janis Hardy (Alto); James Bohn (Bass-Baritone); Maria Jette (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Philip Brunelle
  • Notes: Ordway Music Theater, St. Paul, MN (05/05/1987/05/07/1987)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1941

>Britten, Benjamin : Peter Grimes
  • Performers: Sarah Walker (Mezzo-soprano); Maria Bovino (Soprano); Stuart Kale (Tenor); Neil Jenkins (Tenor); Patricia Payne (Mezzo Soprano); Gillian Webster (Soprano); David Greenwood (Sound Effects); Stafford Dean (Voice); David Wilson-Johnson (Baritone); Anthony Rolfe Johnson; Thomas Allen (Baritone); Simon Keenlyside (Baritone); Felicity Lott
  • Conductor: Bernard Haitink
  • Running Time: 109 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1945

>Britten, Benjamin : Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54
  • Performers: Caroline Wise (Soprano); Joan Rodgers (Soprano); Jane Henschel (Alto); Julian Leang (Voice); Vivian Tierney (Soprano); Ian Bostridge (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Daniel Harding
  • Notes: Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, Suffolk, England (01/17/2002-01/19/2002)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1954

>Britten, Benjamin : A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 64
  • Performers: Andrew Mead (Voice); Adrian Thompson (Tenor); Gregory Pierre (Treble); John Graham-Hall (Tenor); Nicholas Watson (Treble); Jill Gomez (Soprano); Penelope Walker (Mezzo Soprano); Andrew Gallacher (Bass); Norman Bailey; Lillian Watson (Soprano); Simon Hart (Treble); Roger Bryson (Bass Baritone); Dexter Fletcher (Voice); Henry Herford (Baritone); James Bowman (Countertenor); Robert Horn; Della Jones (Mezzo Soprano); Donald Maxwell (Bass-Baritone); Richard Suart (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Running Time: 4 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1960

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 1. Scene 1. Rome is now ruled by the Etruscan upsta
  • Performers: Joan Cross (Soprano); Margaret Ritchie (Soprano); Flora Nielsen (Mezzo Soprano); Norman Lumsden (Bass); Reginald Goodall (Piano); Denis Dowling (Baritone); Frederick Sharp (Baritone); Peter Pears; Nancy Evans (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Reginald Goodall
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 1. Scene 1. It is an axiom among kings
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 1. Scene 1. Here the thirsty evening
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 1. Scene 1. Lucretia! Lucretia!
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 1. Scene 1. With you two arm in arm again
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 1. Scene 1. Interlude
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 1. Scene 2. Their spinning wheel unwinds
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 1. Scene 2. It is better to desire
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 1. Scene 2. The oatmeal slippers of sleep
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 1. Scene 2. None of the women move
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 2. Scene 1. She sleeps as a rose
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 2. Scene 1. Lucretia!... What do you want?
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 2. Scene 1. Go, Tarquinius!
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 2. Scene 1. Interlude
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 2. Scene 2. Oh! What a lovely day!
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 2. Scene 2. How hideous! Take them away!
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 2. Scene 2. Flowers bring to every year
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 2. Scene 2. Too late, Junius
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 2. Scene 2. This dead hand lets fall
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : The Rape of Lucretia :: Act 2. Scene 2. Is all this suffering and pain
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (08/16/1947-08/19/1947)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1946

>Britten, Benjamin : Peter Grimes
  • Performers: Joan Cross (Soprano); Tom Cuthbert (Voice); Peter Pears; Herbert Dawson (Organ)
  • Conductor: Reginald Goodall
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (07/12/1948/07/14/1948)
  • Running Time: 109 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1945

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. III "British Isles", for voice & piano :: The Plough Boy
  • Performers: Peter Pears; Benjamin Britten (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1947

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. III "British Isles", for voice & piano :: Come you not from Newcastle?
  • Running Time: 1 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1947

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. III "British Isles", for voice & piano :: The Foggy, Foggy Dew
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1947

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. III "British Isles", for voice & piano :: The King is gone a-hunting
  • Running Time: 2 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1947

>Britten, Benjamin : Folksong Arrangements, Vol. III "British Isles", for voice & piano :: O Waly, Waly
  • Running Time: 3 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1947