1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2014-09-09Works: Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Rhapsody, for string quartet; Quartettino, for string quartet; Phantasy, for string quintet in F minor; Quartet for Strings in F major
Performers: Metcalfe, John
Ensemble: Emperor Quartet
On two previous, highly acclaimed discs the British Emperor Quartet have released Benjamin Britten's three numbered string quartets. Their performances of these undisputed masterpieces of...continue...
Recording information: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (04/2011)....continue...
Britten: Frank Bridge Variations; Lachrymae; Elegy for Strings; Simple Symphony; Two Portraits / Catherine Bullock, viola
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2013-11-19Works: Benjamin Britten: Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10; Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & string orchestra, Op. 48a; T...
Performers: Bullock, Catherine
Conductors: Tonnesen, Terje
Ensemble: Camerata Nordica
This collection of works for string orchestra combines two of Britten's first masterpieces, Simple Symphony and the Frank Bridge Variations, with the even earlier Elegy...continue...
Recording information: Algutsrum kyrka, Sweden (01/2011); Oppmanna kyrka, Sweden (01/2011); Algutsrum kyrka, Sweden (2010-10-??&2012-10-??&2013-); Oppmanna kyrka, Sweden (2010-10-??&2012-10-??&2013-)....continue...
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2013-09-24Works: Benjamin Britten: Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 25; Alla Marcia, for string quartet; Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 94
Ensemble: Emperor Quartet
On this second disc of the Emperor Quartet's survey of Britten's music for string quartet, Alla Marcia appears as an interlude between the first and...continue...
Recording information: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (05/2005)....continue...
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2011-04-08Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni; Le Nozze di Figaro; Rivolgete a lui lo sguardo, K 584; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin; The Queen of Spades; Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser; Charles G...
Performers: Mattei, Peter [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Renes, Lawrence
Recording information: Stockholm Concert Hall, Sweden (2008-11-??&2009-03-??&2010-)....continue...
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2010-07-22Works: Benjamin Britten: Quartet for Strings no 2 in C major, Op. 36; Divertimenti (3), for string quartet; Miniature Suite, for string quartet (juvenilia); Quartet for Strings in D major
Recording information: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (03/2007)....continue...
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2008-06-06Works: Benjamin Britten: Winter Words, Op. 52; Who are these Children?, Op. 84
Performers: Gould, Christopher; Norman, Daniel
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2005-07-01Works: Benjamin Britten: Temporal Variations for Oboe and Piano; Metamorphoses (6) after Ovid for Oboe solo, Op. 49; Insect Pieces; Antal Doráti: Pieces (5) for Oboe solo; Duo Concertante for Oboe an...
Performers: Jahren, Helen; Westenholz, Elisabeth
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1998-12-20Works: William Walton: Bagatelles (5) for Guitar; Alan Rawsthorne: Elegy for Guitar; Sir Lennox Berkeley: Sonatina for Guitar, Op. 52 no 1; Theme and Variations, Op. 77; Michael Tippett: The blue guitar; Be...
Performers: Miolin, Anders
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1998-02-05Works: Benjamin Britten: Metamorphoses (6) after Ovid, for oboe solo, Op. 49; Paul Reade: Aspects of A Landscape; Gordon Jacob: Bagatelles (7) for oboe; Mary Chandler: Summer's Lease; Neil Saunders: Incanta...
Performers: Hunt, Gordon [Oboe]
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1997-06-20Works: George Enescu: Concert Piece, for viola & piano; Jean Sibelius: Rondo, for viola & piano in D minor, JS 162; Benjamin Britten: Lachrymae for Viola and Piano, Op. 48; Elegy for Viola solo; Toru Takemi...
Performers: Imai, Nobuko; Pontinen, Roland
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1997-05-14Works: Benjamin Britten: Phantasy for Oboe and String Trio, Op. 2; Arnold Bax: Quintet for oboe & strings; Arthur Bliss: Quintet for oboe & string quartet, Op. 44, F. 21
Performers: Hunt, Gordon [Oboe]
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1996-11-04Works: Jan Sandström: The Singing Apes of Khao Yai; Benjamin Britten: Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard; Anonymous: Song of the Blacksmith; English Traditional: The Turtle Dove; Samuel Barber:...
Performers: Alin, Folke; Brolund, Walter; Persson, Olle [; Pettersson, Jorgen; Ronnlund, Johnny
Conductors: Sund, Robert
Ensemble: Orphei Drängar; Uppsala Chamber Soloists
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1994-09-23Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Peter Grimes; Arvo Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, for string orchestra & bell
Performers: Truls Mork, Truls Otterbech [Cello]
Conductors: Järvi, Neeme
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1994-03-25Works: Benjamin Britten: Suite for solo cello no 1, Op. 72; Suite for solo cello no 2, Op. 80; Suite for solo cello no 3, Op. 87
Performers: Thedeen, Torleif
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1992-03-01Works: Benjamin Britten: Sinfonietta, for chamber orchestra, Op. 1; Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31; Now sleeps the crimson petal, song for tenor, horn & strings; Nocturne, Op. 60
Performers: Lanzky-Otto, Ib; Prégardien, Christoph
Conductors: Vänskä, Osmo
Ensemble: Tapiola Sinfonietta
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1991-05-01Works: Benjamin Britten: Fanfare for St. Edmundsbury, for trumpets in multiples of 3; Suite for solo cello no 1, Op. 72; Nocturnal after John Dowland, for guitar, Op. 70; Songs from the Chinese, song cycle ...
Performers: Helmerson, Frans [Cello]; Hjelm, Jan-Olav; Holecek, Josef; Nilsson, Bo; Schele, Maria; Tilly, Rolf
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1989-08-01Works: Benjamin Britten: Les illuminations, Op. 18; Lachrymae for Viola and Strings, Op. 48a; Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10
Performers: Eklof, Ulf; Forsberg, Ulf; Hogman, Christina; Holst, Daniel; Mannheimer, Annette; Sparf, Nils-Erik
Conductors: Csaba, Péter
Ensemble: New Stockholm Chamber Orchestra