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Vagabond
Vagabond

1 CD / ABC Classics / 2014-06-10

Works: John Ireland: Sea fever, for voice & piano; The bells of San Marie, for voice & piano; The vagabond, for voice & piano; Roger Quilter: Shakespeare Songs (3) for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 6; G...
Performers: Kimmorley, Sharolyn; Rhodes, Teddy Tahu

Australia's award-winning singing sensation Teddy Tahu Rhodes is back with another sublime album. Following the phenomenal success of The Voice, this CD features a collection...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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Around Britten - works for solo cello by Benjamin Britten, John Tavener and Matthew Barley / Matthew Barley, cello
Around Britten - works for solo cello by Benjamin Britten, John Tavener and Matthew Barley / Matthew Barley, cello

1 CD / Signum Records / 2013-01-01

Works: Benjamin Britten: Suite for solo cello no 3, Op. 87; Greensleeves, folksong arrangement for high voice & piano; Folksongs (7), Volume 1; The Holy Sonnets; Gloriana; Oliver Cromwell, for voice & piano...
Performers: Barley, Matthew

American Record Guide, July/August 2013
Here is another concept program. It opens with the Britten Suite 3, written for Rostropovich in 1971. In this work, the...continue...
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Mélodie Francaise - Songs by Fauré, Debussy; Hahn; Chausson / Sandrine Piau, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Stephane Degout, Bernard Kruysen [6 CDs]
Mélodie Francaise - Songs by Fauré, Debussy; Hahn; Chausson / Sandrine Piau, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Stephane Degout, Bernard Kruysen [6 CDs]

6 CD / Naïve / 2012-10-30

Works: Gabriel Fauré: Nell, Op. 18 no 1; Songs (2) for voice & piano, Op. 27; Songs (2) for voice & piano, Op. 46; Songs (4) for voice & piano, Op. 51; Cinq Mélodies 'de Venise', song cycle fo...
Performers: Blumenthal, Daniel; Degout, Stephane; Immerseel, Jos van; Kruysen, Bernard; Lee, Noel [Piano]; Lucas, Helene; Manoff, Susan; Piau, Sandrine

This beautiful boxed set of French melodies gathers some of the most intriguing recordings from the Naïve Classique catalogue. This subtle and fascinating repertoire will...continue...
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NAI 5311
Essential Britten / Over 2 hours of Britten's greatest masterworks
Essential Britten / Over 2 hours of Britten's greatest masterworks

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-10-09

Works: Benjamin Britten: Les Illuminations, Op. 18; Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31; Concerto for Violin Op. 15; Saint Nicolas, Op. 42; A Ceremony of Carols, O...
Performers: Bostridge, Ian; Brightman, Sarah; Brown, Timothy; Carter, Roy [Oboe]; Clark, James [Tenor Vocal]; Drake, Julius [Piano]; Ellis, Osian; Godlee, Julian; Haendel, Ida; Harper, Heather; Lenehan, John [Pi...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Brown, Iona; Bedford, Steuart; Berglund, Paavo; Willcocks, David; Pesek, Libor; Whitfield, John; Tate, Jeffrey; Previn, Andre; Hickox, Richard; Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: ; Endymion Ensemble

Essential Classics is a series of 2-CD sets drawn from the catalogs of EMI Classics and Virgin Classics. Presenting the bestloved and most popular works...continue...
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Silent Noon - a collection of British songs by Britten, Quilter, Purcell, Vaughan Williams et al. / Operababes, Janet Haney, piano
Silent Noon - a collection of British songs by Britten, Quilter, Purcell, Vaughan Williams et al. / Operababes, Janet Haney, piano

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2012-06-26

Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: House of life; Roger Quilter: Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal, for voice & piano, Op. 3/2; Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes, for voice & piano; John Ireland: If there were dreams...
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Ensemble: OperaBabes

In 2001, two opera singers were discovered busking in London's Covent Garden and almost overnight were thrust into the global media spotlight, releasing two albums,...continue...
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English Song Series Vol. 22 - Britten: Songs; Proverbs of William Blake; Tit for Tat; Folk Songs / Roderick Williams, baritone; Iain Burnside, piano
English Song Series Vol. 22 - Britten: Songs; Proverbs of William Blake; Tit for Tat; Folk Songs / Roderick Williams, baritone; Iain Burnside, piano

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2012-05-29

Works: Benjamin Britten: Songs and Proverbs of W. Blake, song cycle for baritone & piano, Op. 74; Tit for Tat; The Plough Boy, folksong for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 3); Folksongs (7), Volume 3; Tom B...
Performers: Burnside, Iain [Piano]; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]

Britten wrote his Songs and Proverbs of William Blake, Op. 74 for the German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau in 1965. The singer admired the 'concentration and...continue...
Recording information: Potton Hall, Westleton, Suffolk (01/04/2011-01/06/2011)....continue...
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The Horn in Song
The Horn in Song

1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2012-01-17

Works: Christoph Willibald Gluck: Christoph W. Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits; Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata in E flat major, BWV 1031; Franz Schubert: An die Musik, D 547; Schwanengesang, D 957; Robert...
Performers: Bowermaster, Tod; Howsmon, James

Recording information: Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Clonick Hall, Oberlin, O (02/10/2011-02/12/2011)....continue...
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Britten: Winter Words / Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo; Six Folk Songs Arrangements / Nicholas Phan, tenor; Myra Huang, piano
Britten: Winter Words / Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo; Six Folk Songs Arrangements / Nicholas Phan, tenor; Myra Huang, piano

1 CD / Avie Records / 2011-09-13

Works: Benjamin Britten: Winter Words, Op. 52; Come you not from Newcastle?, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 3); Little Sir William, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1); Folksongs (7), Volume 1; Sonn...
Performers: Huang, Myra; Phan, Nicholas

Winter Words is the solo debut release by American tenor Nicholas Phan. The recording was made in the wake of a recital tour in 2010...continue...
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English Love: Songs of Passion, Pain & Pleasure /  / Mark Stone, baritone; Stephen Barlow, piano
English Love: Songs of Passion, Pain & Pleasure / / Mark Stone, baritone; Stephen Barlow, piano

1 CD / Stone Records / 2011-08-09

Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: House of life; Love bade me welcome, song for baritone, chorus (ad lib.) orchestra (Mystical Songs no 3); John Dowland: Awake sweet love, thou art returned, for 4 voices & lut...
Performers: Barlow, Stephen; Stone, Mark [Baritone Vocal]

Featuring the world premiere recording of Stephen Barlow's "If thou would'st ease thine heart," this disc includes 25 beautiful English love songs superbly performed by...continue...
Recording information: Potton Hall, Suffolk, UK (11/11/2008-11/13/2008)....continue...
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SOER 80000
Apres Un Reve / Soprano Sandrine Piau
Apres Un Reve / Soprano Sandrine Piau

1 CD / Naïve / 2011-05-31

Works: Richard Strauss: Die Nacht, Op. 10 no 3; Lieder (6), Op. 17; Lieder (4), Op. 27; Gabriel Fauré: Après un rêve, Op. 7 no 1; Clair de lune, Op. 46 no 2; Les berceaux, Op. 23 no 1; Felix ...
Performers: Manoff, Susan; Piau, Sandrine

The heir to Berlioz and Wagner, an extraordinary conductor, Richard Strauss was a dramatist of the orchestra. His operas conceived with Hofmannsthal and Zweig and...continue...
Recording information: MC2, Grenoble, France (06/2010)....continue...

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An Irish Songbook / Ailish Tynan
An Irish Songbook / Ailish Tynan

1 CD / Signum Records / 2011-01-01

Works: Thomas Dunhill: Cloths of Heaven for voice & piano, Op. 30/3; Samuel Barber: Solitary Hotel, song for voice & piano (Despite and Still), Op. 41/4; Hermit Songs, Op. 29; The Desire for Hermitage, song...
Performers: Burnside, Iain [Piano]; Tynan, Ailish

Iain Burside and Ailish Tynan return to Signum with their second disc of Irish Songs and arrangements - this time from a range of different...continue...
Recording information: St Paul's Church, Deptford, London (04/22/2009-04/24/2009)....continue...
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SIG 239
Songs for Ariel / James Bowman, Kenneth Weiss
Songs for Ariel / James Bowman, Kenneth Weiss

1 CD / Satirino / 2009-09-01

Works: Anonymous, English: Salve Regina; John Dowland: If my complaints could passions move, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs); Henry Purcell: Sweeter than roses (from "Pausanias"), song, Z. 585/1; ...
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Ducornet, Marc; Weiss, Kenneth

"Far from a retrospective recording, however, Songs for Ariel is a vibrant performance that amply demonstrates the continuing vitality and beauty of Bowman's voice." -...continue...
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Britten Recital
Britten Recital

1 CD / EtCetera Records / 2009-09-01

Works: Benjamin Britten: Purcell Realizations from Harmonia Sacra; Purcell Realizations from Orpheus Britannicus; The Queen's Epicedium, for soprano or tenor & piano (Purcell Realization); Tit for Tat; A Ne...
Performers: Drake, Julius [Piano]; Ragin, Derek Lee
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ETC 1092
Benjamin Britten - The Collector's Edition
Benjamin Britten - The Collector's Edition

37 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-11-24

Works: Benjamin Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20; Peter Grimes; Passacaglia, for orchestra, Op. 33b (from "Peter Grimes"); The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Canadian Carnival, for orchestra, Op...
Performers: Adey, John; Allen, Benjamin; Allen, Thomas; Alley, John [Piano]; Allison, Richard; Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ]; Andsnes, Leif Ove; Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Bailey, Norman [Bass Baritone]...
Conductors: Pesek, Libor; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Paavo, Järvi; Berglund, Paavo; Brown, Iona; Yuasa, Takuo; Hickox, Richard; Marriner, Sir Neville; Harding, Daniel; Gibson, Alexander, Sir; Bedford, Steuart; Knu...
Ensemble: ; Endymion Ensemble

Benjamin Britten was without question one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. This 37-CD set features all of his most beloved works, giving...continue...
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EMI 175262C
Roth: Romantic Residues, etc;  Britten, Skempton, etc / Gilchrist, Nicholls, Martin
Roth: Romantic Residues, etc; Britten, Skempton, etc / Gilchrist, Nicholls, Martin

1 CD / Hyperion / 2008-08-12

Works: Alec Roth: From California, for voice, flute & harp; Romantic Residues, for voice & harp; Benjamin Britten: Folksongs (7), Volume 1; Folksongs (7), Volume 3; Welsh Traditional: Bugeilio'r gwenith gwy...
Performers: Gilchrist, James [Tenor Vocal]; Mart?n, Jaime; Martin, Jaime; Nicholls, Alison

James Gilchrist is now considered "unsurpassed among lyric tenors in sweetness and technical security, and for his musical intelligence" (The Independent, UK). For his first...continue...
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Britten: Folk Song Arrangements / Lott, Langridge, Johnson
Britten: Folk Song Arrangements / Lott, Langridge, Johnson

2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-03-22

Works: Benjamin Britten: Folksongs (7), Volume 1; Tom Bowling and Other Song Arrangements, for voice & piano; Folksong Arrangements, Vol. III "British Isles", for voice & piano; Folksong Arrangements, Vol. ...
Performers: Bonell, Carlos [Guitar]; Johnson, Graham [Piano]; Kampen, Christopher van; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocal]; Lott, Felicity [Soprano Vocal]

"For the complete folk-song arrangements, this is the only game in town, so it's enough to note the much-reduced price of the reissue from Collins,...continue...
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Facets of Benjamin Britten
Facets of Benjamin Britten

1 CD / Pearl / 2004-10-19

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Piano no 19 in F major, K 459; Quartet for Piano and Strings no 2 in E flat major, K 493; Benjamin Britten: Folksongs (7), Volume 1; Little Sir William, for voic...
Performers: Britten, Benjamin; Pears, Peter, Sir [Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin;
Ensemble: Amadeus Quartet; English Chamber Orchestra

Britten's empathy with Mozart is already legendary, as pianist and accompanist he has been praised for many decades, and as composer there is little more...continue...
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Britten: Winter Words, etc / Graham and Anthony Johnson
Britten: Winter Words, etc / Graham and Anthony Johnson

1 CD / Hyperion / 2001-07-01

Works: Benjamin Britten: Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22; Canticle I; Folksongs (7), Volume 1; The Trees They Grow So High (Benjamin Britten); Little Sir William, for voice & piano (F...
Performers: Johnson, Graham [Piano]; Rolfe Johnson, Anthony [Tenor Vocal]

"Anthony Rolfe Johnson gives wonderful performances of two of Britten's finest song cycles and the ardent Canticle I, consistently beautiful in vocal quality, and almost...continue...
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Delos Double - Arleen Auger - American Soprano
Delos Double - Arleen Auger - American Soprano

2 CD / Delos / 2000-01-01

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Giulio Cesare; Atalanta; Giulio Cesare, HWV 17; Rinaldo; Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 209, "Non sa che sia dolore" BWV 209; Bist du bei mir, a...
Performers: Augér, Arleen [Soprano]; Baldwin, Dalton
Conductors: Schwarz, Gerard; Parisot, Aldo

This generous 2-for-1 package not only features the very well-received discs of Arleen Auger on Delos, but also the lesser-known Bachianas No. 5 with the...continue...
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DEL 3712
Love Songs / Arleen Auger, Dalton Baldwin
Love Songs / Arleen Auger, Dalton Baldwin

1 CD / Delos / 1988-01-01

Works: Aaron Copland: Pastorale, song for voice & piano; Poems (12) of Emily Dickinson, song cycle for voice & piano (orchestrated 1970 as "Poems (8) of Emil; Fernando J. Obradors: Canciones Clásicas...
Performers: Augér, Arleen [Soprano]; Baldwin, Dalton
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