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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; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Ballard, Jeremy; Barantschik, Alexander; Bashmet, Yuri [Conductor/Viola]; Berkel...
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; Members of the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble (Member;...

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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Folk Stories - Traditional folk songs and music by Brahms, Beethoven, Mahler, Britten, Respighi, Bartók, Sibelius, and Vogel / Cora Burggraaf: mezzo-soprano
Folk Stories - Traditional folk songs and music by Brahms, Beethoven, Mahler, Britten, Respighi, Bartók, Sibelius, and Vogel / Cora Burggraaf: mezzo-soprano

1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2013-02-12

Works: English Traditional: Sprig of Thyme; Johannes Brahms: Marienwürmchen ("Marienwürmchen, setze dich"), folk song for voice & piano (Volks-Kinderlieder), WoO; German folk songs (49) for voice ...
Performers: Burggraaf, Cora; Ferschtman, Liza; Lepper, Simon; Mijnders, Floris

The debut CD on Challenge Classics for Cora Burggraaf, recipient of many prizes including the 2009/10 ECHO Rising Star Award, the 2006 Elizabeth Everts Prize,...continue...
Recording information: De Doelen Hall, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (2011-04-26&2011-12-11_2011-)....continue...
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CHL 72346
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; John Ireland: If there were dreams to sell; Benjamin B...
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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...
Recording information: Potton Hall & Vega Music Studios (04/2011)....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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Kathleen Ferrier Centenary Edition: The Complete Decca Recordings
Kathleen Ferrier Centenary Edition: The Complete Decca Recordings

15 CD / Decca / 2012-03-20

Works: Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice; Johann Sebastian Bach: St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244; Vergiss mein nicht, vergiss mein nicht! BWV 505; Ach, dass nicht die letzte Stunde, BWV 439; Bist du...
Performers: Ayars, Ann; Britten, Benjamin; Curzon, Clifford [Piano]; Dobson, Michael; Gal, Hans; Gauntlett, Ambrose; Gilbert, Max; Greene, Eric; Gunter, Horst; Lush, Ernest; McCallum, David; Newmark, John; Parso...
Conductors: Stiedry, Fritz; Jacques, Reginald; Sargent, Malcolm; Neel, (Louis) Boyd; Henderson, Roy; Barbirolli, John; Boult, Adrian; Krauss, Clemens; Klemperer, Otto; Beinum, Eduard Van; Walter, Bruno

She was an artist held in awe and affection by numerous colleagues and countless fans worldwide and her reputation is undiminished to this day. A...continue...
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DEC B001654200
My True Love Hath My Heart - English Songs, Howells, Britten Ireland, et al. / Sarah Connolly, ms
My True Love Hath My Heart - English Songs, Howells, Britten Ireland, et al. / Sarah Connolly, ms

1 CD / Chandos Records / 2011-10-25

Works: Benjamin Britten: Folksongs (7), Volume 3; How sweet the answer, folksong for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 4); Corpus Christi Carol, for voice or unison chorus & organ; Early one morning, for voic...
Performers: Connolly, Sarah [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Martineau, Malcolm

Connolly received excellent reviews for her recital performance of 'English Songs' on April 11, 2011 at Alice Tully Hall, NYC. The NY Times wrote: 'Ms...continue...
Recording information: All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London (02/01/2011-02/02/2011)....continue...
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Best of Teddy Tahu Rhodes
Best of Teddy Tahu Rhodes

1 CD / ABC Classics Import / 2011-10-11

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Johann Sebastian Bach: Bist du bei mir, aria arranged for voice & continuo (after Gottfried Stölzel), BWV 508; St. Matthew Passion; Ich habe g...
Performers: Chong, Kristian; Duck-Chong, Jenny; Hobson, David [Singer/Composer]; Kimmorley, Sharolyn; Morgan, Alison; Rhodes, Teddy Tahu
Conductors: Walker, Antony; Rudner, Ola; Lang-Lessing, Sebastian; Woods, Thomas; Noble, Guy
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PID 971210
Richard Baker's Favourite Songs And Encores
Richard Baker's Favourite Songs And Encores

1 CD / Upbeat Classics Import / 2011-05-10

Works: Gertrude Sans-Souci: When Song is Sweet, for voice & piano; Franz Schubert: An Sylvia; Der Jüngling an der Quelle, D 300; Seligkeit, D 433; Jean-Paul-Gilles Martini: Plaisir d'amour, for voice &...
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Best Encores 100
Best Encores 100

6 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-02-24

Works: Antonio Bazzini: La ronde des lutins, Op. 25; Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata for Violin solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1005; Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147; Orchestral Suite no 2...
Performers: Adni, Daniel [Piano]; Ainsley, John Mark; Alagna, Roberto; Alexeev, Dmitri; Alpher, David; Anderson, June [Soprano Vocal]; Andre, Maurice [Trumpet]; Andsnes, Leif Ove; Antonsen, Ole Edvard; Argerich,...
Conductors: ; Paavo, Järvi; Litton, Andrew; Warren-Green, Christopher; Kempe, Rudolf; Friisholm, Lavard; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Beecham, Thomas; Jansons, Mariss; Karajan, Herbert v.; Tennstedt, Klaus; Previn...
Ensemble: ; Nash Ensemble; Virtuosi
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EMI 647522B
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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Vagabond
Vagabond

1 CD / ABC Classics Import / 2005-05-24

Works: John Ireland: Sea fever; Bells of San Marie; The vagabond, for voice & piano; Roger Quilter: Shakespeare Songs (3) for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 6; Gerald Finzi: Let Us Garlands Bring, song c...
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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PID 728743
English Song / Langridge, Lott, Keenleyside, et al
English Song / Langridge, Lott, Keenleyside, et al

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

Works: Charles Villiers Stanford: A Soft Day, for voice & piano; A Sheaf of Songs from Leinster, for voice & piano, no 6, "Irish Skies" Op. 140/6; Liza Lehmann: Cherry Ripe (arr. of aria by Chas. Ed. Horn);...
Performers: Asti, Eugene; Bedford, Steuart; Constable, John [Keyboards]; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Edgar-Wilson, Richard; Greevy, Bernadette [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Gritton, Susan; Hancock-Child, Nik; H...
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Ensemble: Duke Quartet

England boasts a long and distinctive tradition of song, equaled to that of any region in the world. This anthology offers a recent survey ranging...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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Favourite English Songs / Felicity Lott, Graham Johnson
Favourite English Songs / Felicity Lott, Graham Johnson

1 CD / Chandos Records / 2002-08-27

Works: Maude Valérie White: So We'll Go No More A-roving, for voice & piano; Edward Elgar: Queen Mary's Song, for voice & piano; Thomas Dunhill: The Wind among the Reeds, song cycle for voice & orchest...
Performers: Johnson, Graham [Piano]; Lott, Felicity [Soprano Vocal]

Felicity Lott is joined by Graham Johnson in this recital disc entitled "Favorite English Songs" which combines some of the best-known songsin the British repertoire...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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