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Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes, opera / Pears, Brannigan, Kelly, Elms, Watson; Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Britten
Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes, opera / Pears, Brannigan, Kelly, Elms, Watson; Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Britten

2 CD / Decca / 2014-09-16

Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Designed to serve as the perfect introduction to the music of a turbulent century, DG/Decca's '20C' series covers a wide range of key works by...continue...
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The Decca Sound 2 (2013): The Analogue Years (limited edition) [54 CDs]
The Decca Sound 2 (2013): The Analogue Years (limited edition) [54 CDs]

54 CD / Decca / 2013-11-19

Works: Camille Saint-Saëns: Phaéton, Op. 39; Le rouet d'Omphale, Op. 31; Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40; La jeunesse d'Hercule, symphonic poem in E flat major, Op. 50; Marche héroïque ...
Performers: Arbace, Libero; Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Bastianini, Ettore; Belkin, Boris; Bergonzi, Carlo; Cesarini, Athos; Chiara, Maria; Chung, Kyung-Wha [Violin]; Corena, Fernando; Curzon, Clifford [Piano]; De Larr...
Conductors: Dutoit, Charles; Solti, Sir Georg; Haitink, Bernard; Stein, Horst; Weller, Walter; Dorati, Antal; Maazel, Lorin; ; Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Mehta, Zubin; Gardelli, Lamberto; Santi, Nello; Creffield, Rosa...
Ensemble: ; Band of the Grenadier Guards; London Wind Soloists; Melos Ensemble of London; Members of the Vienna Octet (Members)

In the late 1940s, the pioneering Decca recording engineers perfected a new set of microphone techniques that allowed the full range of frequencies to be...continue...
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Britten: War Requiem / Galina Vishnevskaya, Peter Pears, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau [Remastered, Anniversary  Edition] [CD+Blu-Ray Audio]
Britten: War Requiem / Galina Vishnevskaya, Peter Pears, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau [Remastered, Anniversary Edition] [CD+Blu-Ray Audio]

3 CD / Decca / 2013-09-17

Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Bach Choir; London Symphony Orchestra; Melos Ensemble

Over half a century has passed since this classic DECCA recording was made in Kingsway Hall, London in January 1963. While the performance remains a...continue...
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Britten: The Complete Works [66 CDs]
Britten: The Complete Works [66 CDs]

66 CD / Decca / 2013-08-13

Works: Benjamin Britten: Paul Bunyan, operetta, Op. 17; Peter Grimes; The Rape of Lucretia; Albert Herring, Op. 39; Billy Budd, Op. 50; Gloriana, opera, Op. 53; Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54; A M...
Performers: Alley, John [Piano]; Apekisheva, Katya; Ashton, Graham; Atherton, Elizabeth; Auchincloss, Daniel; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Ballard, Jeremy; Barantschik, Alexander; Bashmet, Yuri [Con...
Conductors: Brunelle, Philip; Britten, Benjamin; Mackerras, Charles; Bedford, Steuart; del Mar, Norman; Burgess, Russell; Llewellyn, Grant; Brabbins, Martyn; Steen, Jac van; Nagano, Kent; Goehr, Walter; ; Malcol...
Ensemble: ; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; English Chamber Orchestra; English Opera Group Ensemble; Gabrieli String Quartet; London Symphony Orchestra; Melos Ensemble of London; Members of the Philip Jon...

Decca celebrates 100 years since the birth of England's greatest 20th Century composer, Benjamin Britten, with a unique limited edition 65-CD box containing his entire...continue...
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Britten: Albert Herring / Pears, Brannigan, Noble, Fischer, Amit, Pashley, Rex, Cantelo. Britten
Britten: Albert Herring / Pears, Brannigan, Noble, Fischer, Amit, Pashley, Rex, Cantelo. Britten

2 CD / Decca / 2013-04-09

Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Englilsh Chamber Orchestra

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Mstislav Rostropovich: The Complete Decca Recordings
Mstislav Rostropovich: The Complete Decca Recordings

5 CD / Decca / 2012-03-13

Works: Franz Schubert: Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, D 821; Robert Schumann: Stücke im Volkston (5) for cello (or violin) & piano, Op. 102; Franz Joseph Haydn: Concerto for Cello no 1 in C major, H...
Performers: Britten, Benjamin; Richter, Sviatoslav; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin

To celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Russian maestro's birth on 27 March 2012, Decca have collated all the recordings he made for Decca and...continue...
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The Decca Sound
The Decca Sound

50 CD / Decca / 2011-11-15

Works: Manuel de Falla: Canciones populares españolas (7); La vida breve; Claude Debussy: Images pour orchestre; Ibéria, for orchestra, L. 122/2; Rondes du printemps, for orchestra, L. 122/3; Emma...
Performers: Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Bartoli, Cecilia; Bell, Joshua [Violin]; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Campoli, Alfredo; Chung, Kyung-Wha [Violin]; Curzon, Clifford [Piano]; Harada, Takashi; Preston, ...
Conductors: Ansermet, Ernest; Argenta, Ataúlfo; Fistoulari, Anatole; Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Zinman, David; Blomstedt, Herbert; Böhm, Karl; Boskovsky, Willi; Britten, Benjamin; Chailly, Riccardo; Dutoit...
Ensemble: ; Melos Ensemble of London

A limited-edition 50-CD set of legendary recordings celebrating the world-renowned DECCA sound. Classic-status pioneering stereo recordings from the past 55 years and starring a galaxy...continue...

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The Britten-Pears Collection [6 DVD]
The Britten-Pears Collection [6 DVD]

6 DVD Video / Decca / 2010-07-13

Works: Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes; Billy Budd, Op. 50; Owen Wingrave, Op. 85; The Beggar's Opera, ballad opera; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo; Franz Schubert: Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89
Performers: Britten, Benjamin; Pears, Peter, Sir
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Mackerras, Charles, Sir; Davies, Meredith
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra

"This DVD is as close as we'll ever get to seeing how the originators visualized Peter Grimes. It has Peter Pears in the title role...continue...
Run Time: 545 min.
Picture Format:
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Ultimate Haydn - The Essential Masterpieces
Ultimate Haydn - The Essential Masterpieces

5 CD / Decca / 2009-04-21

Works: Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony no 104 in D major, H 1 no 104 "London"; Symphony no 95 in C minor, H 1 no 95; Symphony no 94 in G major, H 1 no 94 "Surprise"; Symphony no 96 in D major, H 1 no 96 "Mirac...
Performers: Augér, Arleen [Soprano]; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Howells, Anne; Roberts, Stephen; Rolfe Johnson, Anthony [Tenor Vocal]; Rostropovich, Mstislav; Stringer, Alan; Tuckwell, Barry [French...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg; Dorati, Antal; Britten, Benjamin; Marriner, Sir Neville; Hickox, Richard; Hogwood, Christopher
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Flute Adagios
Flute Adagios

2 CD / Decca / 2009-04-14

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056; Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050; Orchestral Suite no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andante for ...
Performers: Adeney, Richard; Bennett, William; Bourdin, Roger [Flute]; Challan, Annie; Dohn, Robert; Ellis, Osian; Gallois, Patrick [Flute/Conductor]; Grafenauer, Irena [Flute]; Grant, Michael; Griminelli, Andre...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; ; Rampal, Jean-Pierre; Malcolm, George; Munchinger, Karl; Britten, Benjamin; Dutoit, Charles
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; English Chamber Orchestra; Grumiaux Trio; Montreal Symphony Orchestra

From one of the most popular and successful classical music series, this release features famous flute repertoire - Mozart, Bach, and Vivaldi Concertos and the...continue...
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Britten: Peter Grimes / Benjamin Britten, Sir Peter Pears [DVD]
Britten: Peter Grimes / Benjamin Britten, Sir Peter Pears [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Decca / 2008-07-08

Works: Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes, Op. 33
Performers: Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Drake, Bryan; Harper, Heather; Pears, Peter, Sir; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra

This is the first audio-visual recording of this essential opera, conducted by the composer. It is also the only version to star Peter Pears, who...continue...
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA
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Britten Conducts Britten Vol 4
Britten Conducts Britten Vol 4

7 CD / Decca / 2007-02-13

Works: Benjamin Britten: Concerto for Piano in D major, Op. 13; Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 15; Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20; Cantata misericordium, for tenor, bar...
Performers: Blyth, Denis; Britten, Benjamin; de Peyer, Gervase [Clarinet]; Ellis, Osian; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Katchen, Julius [Piano]; Lubotsky, Mark; Murray, Alexander; Pears, Peter, Sir ...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin

This is the fourth volume in the Collector Editions series, devoted to the music of English composer Benjamin Britten. It features authoritative performances by the...continue...
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Original Masters - Clifford Curzon - Decca Recordings 1944-1970 Vol 4
Original Masters - Clifford Curzon - Decca Recordings 1944-1970 Vol 4

7 CD / Decca / 2007-02-13

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58; Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor"; Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15; Liebeslieder Waltzes (18), Op. 52; Ne...
Performers: Boskovsky, Willi; Breitenbach, Gunther; Britten, Benjamin; Curzon, Clifford [Piano]; Gal, Hans; Gunter, Horst; Hubner, Nikolaus; Krump, Johann; Patzak, Julius; Seefried, Irmgard
Conductors: Knappertsbusch, Hans; Szell, George; ; Beinum, Eduard Van; Britten, Benjamin; Kertész, István
Ensemble: ; English Chamber Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Members of the Vienna Octet (Members); Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

British born pianist Clifford Curzon's recordings are collected in this fourth volume on Original Masters. The other sets were critically acclaimed and loved by critics....continue...
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Originals - Britten: Peter Grimes / Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears
Originals - Britten: Peter Grimes / Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears

2 CD / Decca / 2006-10-10

Works: Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes
Performers: Brannigan, Owen; Elms, Lauris; Evans, Geraint [Baritone]; Kells, Iris; Kelly, David C. [Opera]; Lanigan, John; Nilsson, Raymond; Norman, Marcus; Pears, Peter, Sir [Tenor Vocals]; Pease, James [Barito...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

"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...continue...
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Britten: War Requiem / Britten, LSO, et al
Britten: War Requiem / Britten, LSO, et al

2 CD / Decca / 2006-05-16

Works: Benjamin Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66
Performers: Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Pears, Peter, Sir [Tenor Vocals]; Preston, Simon [Conductor/Composer]; Vishnevskaya, Galina
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Melos Ensemble of London

"Britten's own 1963 recording of the War Requiem comes near to the ideal. The digital remastering...brings added textural refinement and makes this recording sound newly...continue...
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Britten Conducts Britten Operas Vol 2
Britten Conducts Britten Operas Vol 2

10 CD / Decca / 2005-03-15

Works: Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 64; Phaedra, Op. 93; The Rape of Lucretia; Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54; Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88; Gloriana, opera, Op. 53
Performers: Adams, Stephen James; Ainsley, John Mark; Alder, Eric; Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Barstow, Josephine; Bates, Angela Vernon; Bauer, Michael; Bowen, Kenneth; Bowma...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Bedford, Steuart; Mackerras, Charles
Ensemble: ; Welsh National Opera Chorus

These recordings of the remaining five Britten operas in the Decca catalog are conducted by mixture of the composer and two colleagues, Steuart Bedford and...continue...
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Britten Conducts Britten Operas Vol 1
Britten Conducts Britten Operas Vol 1

8 CD / Decca / 2004-10-12

Works: Benjamin Britten: Albert Herring, Op. 39; Owen Wingrave, opera, Op. 85; Billy Budd, Op. 50; Peter Grimes
Performers: Amit, Sheila; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bowman, David; Brannigan, Owen; Bryn-Jones, Delme; Bush, Henry [Baritone Vocal]; Cantelo, April; Coleby, Geoffrey; Dempsey, Gregory; Douglas, N...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus; English Chamber Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

These recordings of four of Britten's operas conducted by the composer are all classics. Owen Wingrave remains unique as an audio recording and this reissue...continue...
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Bedroom Adagios
Bedroom Adagios

2 CD / Decca / 2003-09-09

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056; Partita for Lute in E major, BWV 1006a; Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009; Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat un...
Performers: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, The; Ansermet, Ernest [Conductor]; BBC Concert Orchestra; Bennett, William; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Britten, Benjamin; Brown, Iona [Conductor/Violin]; Cle...
Conductors: Leppard, Raymond; Marriner, Sir Neville; Previn, Andre; Sillito, Kenneth; Ansermet, Ernest; Wordsworth, Barry; Litton, Andrew; Cleobury, Nicholas; Britten, Benjamin; Guest, George; Malcolm, George; J...
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; BBC Concert Orchestra; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; English Chamber Orchestra; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra; Suisse Romand...

This selection contains both ADD and DDD recordings.

Personnel: Alexandre Lagoya, Steve Erquiaga, Eduardo Fernandez , Pepe Romero , Göran Söllscher (guitar); Mischa Maisky, Julian Llo...continue...
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The #1 Bach Album
The #1 Bach Album

2 CD / Decca / 2003-01-14

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047; Goldberg Variations, BWV 988; Overture in the French Manner, partita for keyboard in B minor (Clavier-Übung II/2), BWV 831;...
Performers: Adeney, Richard; Andre, Maurice [Trumpet]; Ayo, Felix; Brendel, Alfred [Piano]; Curley, Carlo; Daines, Francis; Dart, Thurston; Gazzelloni, Severino; Grumiaux, Arthur [Violin]; Holliger, Heinz [Oboe/...
Conductors: ; Marriner, Sir Neville; Goebel, Reinhard; Pinnock, Trevor; Britten, Benjamin; Hogwood, Christopher; Munchinger, Karl; Rose, Barry; Gérecz, Arpad; Richter, Karl; Chailly, Riccardo; Gardiner, Joh...
Ensemble: ; Camerata Bern; I Musici; Les Solistes Romandes; The English Concert
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Mozart: Piano Concertos no 20, 23, 24, 26 & 27 / Curzon
Mozart: Piano Concertos no 20, 23, 24, 26 & 27 / Curzon

2 CD / Decca / 2002-02-12

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Piano no 20 in D minor, K 466; Concerto for Piano no 27 in B flat major, K 595; Concerto for Piano no 26 in D major, K 537 "Coronation"; Concerto for Piano no 23...
Performers: Curzon, Clifford [Piano]
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Kertész, István
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra

"...[This music] is so effortlessly natural and effective and it has a surface beauty that few can fail to find. Beneath that surface, however, it...continue...
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Classics for Children - Prokofiev, Saint-Saëns, et al
Classics for Children - Prokofiev, Saint-Saëns, et al

2 CD / Decca / 1999-10-12

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Robert Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op. 15; Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the animals; Jean-Philippe Rameau: Nouvelles suites de pi&egr...
Performers: Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Nishry, Varda; Ortiz, Cristina [Piano]; Roge, Pascal [Piano]
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Dutoit, Charles; Munchinger, Karl; Sargent, Malcolm; Ansermet, Ernest; Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: ; London Sinfonietta; London Symphony Orchestra; National Philharmonic Orchestra; Suisse Romande Orchestra

Two and a half hours of well-known classical music, all composed specifically with children in mind. The "Peter and the Wolf" on this set is...continue...
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Bach: St John Passion / Britten, Pears, Howell, Harper et al
Bach: St John Passion / Britten, Pears, Howell, Harper et al

2 CD / Decca / 1995-06-13

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Saint John Passion, BWV 245
Performers: Adeney, Richard; Aronowitz, Cecil; Ballardie, Quintin; Beers, Adrian; Brown, James; Burgess, Russell; Farrell, Timothy; Gatt, Martin; Graeme, Peter; Harper, Heather; Heath, Kenneth [Cello]; Hill, Jen...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra

"Britten characteristically refuses to follow any set tradition, whether baroque, Victorian or whatever, and, with greater extremes of tempo than is common (often strikingly fast),...continue...
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Britten: Young Person's Guide to The Orchestra / Britten
Britten: Young Person's Guide to The Orchestra / Britten

1 CD / Decca / 1986-12-09

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
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