1 DVD Video / Decca Import / 2008-07-08Works: 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...
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA
2 CD / Decca Import / 1997-06-30Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
Performers: Ameling, Elly; Krause, Tom; Pears, Peter, Sir; Watts, Helen
Conductors: Münchinger, Karl
Ensemble: Lübeck Kantorei ; Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
1 CD / Decca Import / 1993-06-08Works: 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...
2 CD / Decca Import / 1990-02-07Works: Benjamin Britten: Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88
Performers: Bauer, Michael; Bowen, Kenneth; Jones, Keith; Pears, Peter, Sir; Shirley-Quirk, John
Conductors: Bedford, Steuart
Gramophone Classical Music Guide
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...