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Britten: Noye's Fludde / Wilks, Wilson, Wyn, BBC Concert

Album Summary

>Britten, Benjamin : Noye's Fludde, children's opera, Op. 59
>Britten, Benjamin : A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

"This production has the benefit of very strong voices in Benjamin Luxon - resonant and impressive as 'The Voice of God' and David Wilson-Johnson as a somewhat put-upon 'Noye'... This CD is worth it for the big names and vast forces of Noye's Fludde alone, and the coupling makes it doubly attractive. Don't be fooled into thinking this is a souvenir from some school production with only local interest. This recording can hold its own in any catalogue, and deserves as much recognition as any around." -MusicWeb



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>Britten, Benjamin : Noye's Fludde, children's opera, Op. 59
  • Performers: Tristan Fry (Timpani); Tristan Fry (Percussion); Georgina Revell (Recorder); Dominic Hargreaves (Violin); Ned Dyke-Coombes (Violin); Aisha Phoenix (Viola); Lara Rosenthal (Recorder); Daniel Sutcliffe (Violin); Roisin Healy (Recorder); Paul Dowling (Violin); Andrew Leveson (Treble); Oliver Belas (Percussion); H. Baylav (Violin); Emily Cinnamon (Recorder); Matthew Connell (Treble); James Deacon (Violin); Sophie Harris (Recorder); Ellie Douglas (Cello); Lorna Lyons (Violin); Paul Lovegrove (Percussion); Nigel Blomiley (Cello); Rhiannon White (Viola); Selena Mirams (Violin); Cynthia Fleming (Violin); Holly Clarke (Recorder); Terence McDermott (Viola); Juliette Mullin (Recorder); Richard Wise (Piano); Stephanie Lane (Percussion); Helen Cass (Violin); Christine Berry (Double Bass); Hannah Mulder (Soprano); Wendy Weinstock (Recorder); Eleanor Cook (Viola); Emma Dawson (Recorder); Corinne O'Sullivan (Cello); Lawrence Durkin (Cello); Frank Carson (Recorder); Peter Davis (Violin); Emily Mott (Violin); Alexander Snow (Recorder); Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Alto); Russell Durkin (Violin); Livia Harris (Recorder); Mìra Higgins; Jack Parker (Recorder); Elizabeth Shepherd (Piano); Rosie Kennally (Violin); Charlotte Simmons (Recorder); Clare Rossiter (Soprano); Hao-Ming-Yau (Violin); William Snow (Recorder); Elizabeth Halpern (Violin); Lucy Dawson (Recorder); Jennifer Bate (Organ); Helen Kendrick; Francoise Roberts; Joanne Ankier (Cello); Emma Kraemer (Violin); Louisa Anderson (Recorder); Adam Dennis (Percussion); Jenny Slattery (Recorder); Sophie Curtis (Recorder); Helen Sheldon (Violin); Kate Robson (Recorder); Lucy Colwell (Violin); Susan Alleyne (Violin); Ann Clausen (Percussion); Imogen Rush (Soprano); Lindsey Waller (Double Bass); Amy Lane (Percussion); Benjamin Luxon (Voice); Katherine Davidson (Violin); Richard Watson (Double Bass); Judy Barnett (Violin); Elizabeth Yarde-Martin (Recorder); Luisa Gerstein (Recorder); Louise Dorrington; Jennifer Watts (Violin); David Wilson-Johnson (Bass-Baritone); Kevin Tomkins (Violin); Myriam Taoudi (Recorder); Jonathan Smith (Violin); John Langley (Violin); Martin Hooley (Viola); Claus en (Percussion); George Harrison (Recorder); Fanfare Trumpeters of the Welsh Guard (Bugle); Pamela Mason (Violin); Michael Dore (Double Bass)
  • Conductor: Nicholas Wilks
  • Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra members
  • Notes: Haberdashers' Aske's School, Elstree, Hertfordshire, England (10/18/1997-10/19/1997)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1957

>Britten, Benjamin : A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28
  • Performers: Eleanor Cook (Viola); Juliette Mullin (Recorder); Helen Kendrick; Lawrence Durkin (Cello); Russell Durkin (Violin); Livia Harris (Recorder); Sarah Mortimer (Voice); Wendy Weinstock (Recorder); Elizabeth Shepherd (Piano); Charlotte Simmons (Recorder); William Snow (Recorder); Elizabeth Halpern (Violin); Lucy Dawson (Recorder); Emma Dawson (Recorder); Jessie Holder (Voice); Jack Parker (Recorder); Stephanie Lane (Percussion); Helen Cass (Violin); Christine Berry (Double Bass); Emma Lindars (Voice); Alexander Snow (Recorder); Jai Pond (Voice); Jennifer Bate (Organ); Mìra Higgins; Paul Dowling (Violin); Amy Lane (Percussion); Richard Wise (Piano); Ellie Douglas (Cello); Terence McDermott (Viola); Emily Cinnamon (Recorder); H. Baylav (Violin); Harriet Plewis (Voice); Adam Dennis (Percussion); Dominic Hargreaves (Violin); Daniel Sutcliffe (Violin); Sophie Curtis (Recorder); Lara Rosenthal (Recorder); Aisha Phoenix (Viola); Ned Dyke-Coombes (Violin); Jeffrey Dyball (Harp); Oliver Belas (Percussion); Cynthia Fleming (Violin); Pamela Mason (Violin); Hao-Ming-Yau (Violin); Kevin Tomkins (Violin); Katherine Davidson (Violin); Roisin Healy (Recorder); Holly Clarke (Recorder); Jenny Slattery (Recorder); Selena Mirams (Violin); Nigel Blomiley (Cello); Lorna Lyons (Violin); Rosie Kennally (Violin); Emma Kraemer (Violin); Louisa Anderson (Recorder); Kate Robson (Recorder); Georgina Revell (Recorder); Richard Watson (Double Bass); Helen Sheldon (Violin); Claus en (Percussion); Martin Hooley (Viola); Judy Barnett (Violin); George Harrison (Recorder); Michael Dore (Double Bass); Tristan Fry (Percussion); Tristan Fry (Timpani); Sophie Harris (Recorder); Victoria Gunning (Voice); Frank Carson (Recorder); Jonathan Smith (Violin); Myriam Taoudi (Recorder); Rhiannon White (Viola); Lucy Colwell (Violin); Susan Alleyne (Violin); Ann Clausen (Percussion); Joanne Ankier (Cello); Jennifer Watts (Violin); Louise Dorrington; Elizabeth Yarde-Martin (Recorder); Francoise Roberts; Fanfare Trumpeters of the Welsh Guard (Bugle); Luisa Gerstein (Recorder); Emily Mott (Violin); Paul Lovegrove (Percussion)
  • Conductor: Nicholas Wilks
  • Ensemble: Finchley Children's Music Group
  • Running Time: 20 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1942