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Legacy: Rostropovich and Britten - Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations; Pezzo capriccioso; Britten: Gloriana (exc.) / English CO, Aldeburgh Festival Singers, Peter Pears [DVD]
Legacy: Rostropovich and Britten - Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations; Pezzo capriccioso; Britten: Gloriana (exc.) / English CO, Aldeburgh Festival Singers, Peter Pears [DVD]

1 DVD Video / ICA Classics / 2012-11-13

Works: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Variations for Cello and Orchestra on a Rococo theme, Op. 33; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Pezzo capriccioso for Cello and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 62; Romeo & Juliet Fantasy...
Performers: Pears, Peter, Sir; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Aldeburgh Festival Singers; English Chamber Orchestra

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Rostropovich's way with the Variations on a Rococo Theme, to which he gives rich tone and a high level of expressiveness, is altogether winning, and...continue...
Run Time: 68 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, B&W
Sound Format(s): Mono,
Country of Origin: Germany
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Holnd Fstvl - A Dutch Miracle - Fifty Years - 1947-1997
Holnd Fstvl - A Dutch Miracle - Fifty Years - 1947-1997

7 CD / Globe / 2009-09-01

Works: Gioachino Rossini: La Cenerentola (Cinderella); Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Un ballo in maschera; Ernani; Falstaff; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro...
Performers: Alva, Luigi; Ameling, Elly; Andreolli, Florindo; Andriessen, Louis; Arnaud, Claudine; Barbieri, Fedora; Barick, David; Barwahser, Hubert; Beekman, Marcel; Benschop, Yvonne; Berberian, Cathy; Beretty,...
Conductors: Giulini, Carlo Maria; Molinari-Pradelli, F.; Rescigno, Nicola; Abbado, Claudio; Maderna, Bruno; De Waart, Edo; Berio, Luciano; Britten, Benjamin; Alldis, John; Duffalo, Richard; Friesen, Heinz; Leeuw...
Ensemble: American Wind Orchestra; ASKO Ensemble; Bologna Teatro Comunale Chorus; Danzi Woodwind Quintet; English Opera Group; Ensemble InterContemporain; Ensemble Modern; Hague Residentie Orchestra; Instrumen...
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GLB 6900
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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Schubert: Winterreisse; Britten: Folksongs / Sir Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten [DVD]
Schubert: Winterreisse; Britten: Folksongs / Sir Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Decca Imports / 2008-07-08

Works: Franz Schubert: Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89; Benjamin Britten: Folksong Arrangement(s)
Performers: Britten, Benjamin; Pears, Peter, Sir

Produced by legendary Decca producer John Culshaw, 'Winterreise' is staged, and introduced with a brief voice-over. The 'Folk Songs' originate in a 'Celebrity Recital' film,...continue...
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Country of Origin: USA
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Late Recordings - Britten, Berkeley, Bach / Dennis Brain
Late Recordings - Britten, Berkeley, Bach / Dennis Brain

1 CD / Opus KURA / 2008-01-01

Works: Benjamin Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Op. 31; Sir Lennox Berkeley: Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano, Op. 44; Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no 1 in F major, BWV 1046
Performers: Brain, Dennis; Horsley, Colin; Parikian, Manoug; Pears, Peter, Sir
Conductors: Goossens, Eugene, Sir; Neel, Boyd
Ensemble: Boyd Neel Orchestra; New Symphony Orchestra Strings

"The performances on this album are a pure pleasure. Dennis Brain is certainly one of the greatest horn players ever recorded, and one of only...continue...
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Britten: Les Illuminataions, etc /Barbirolli, Pears, Britten
Britten: Les Illuminataions, etc /Barbirolli, Pears, Britten

1 CD / NMC Classics / 1998-08-21

Works: Benjamin Britten: Les illuminations, Op. 18; Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20; Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, Op. 22
Performers: Britten, Benjamin; Pears, Peter, Sir
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Barbirolli, John, Sir
Ensemble: Columbia Symphony Orchestra; New York Philharmonic

Britten's only rival as an interpreter of his own music on record is Stravinsky, yet in his Aspen Award speech of 1964, he stated that...continue...
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NMC 030
Britten: Serenade, Les Illuminations / Britten, Pears
Britten: Serenade, Les Illuminations / Britten, Pears

1 CD / Decca Imports / 1993-09-07

Works: Benjamin Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Op. 31; Les illuminations, Op. 18
Performers: Pears, Peter, Sir
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra

If you're looking for the quintessential Benjamin Britten recording look no further. In one of Britten's most renowned compositions Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings...continue...
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DECI 436395
Britten: Death in Venice
Britten: Death in Venice

1 CD / Decca Imports / 1990-02-07

Works: Benjamin Britten: Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88
Performers: Bauer, Michael; Bowen, Kenneth; Jones, Keith; Pears, Peter, Sir; Shirley-Quirk, John
Conductors: Bedford, Steuart

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In his insert-notes, Christopher Palmer has pertinent things to say about the sexual climate of Britten's last opera, Death in Venice; but...continue...
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