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The Voice of Peter Pears - Dowland, Schubert, Britten, Grainger, Copland et al. / Peter Pears, tenor, Julian Bream, guitar; Benjamin Britten, piano
The Voice of Peter Pears - Dowland, Schubert, Britten, Grainger, Copland et al. / Peter Pears, tenor, Julian Bream, guitar; Benjamin Britten, piano

1 CD / Regis Records / 2014-05-12

Works: Thomas Ford: Faire Sweet Cruell for 4 voices & instruments; Philip Rosseter: What Then Is Love But Mourning; John Dowland: I saw my lady weep, for 2 voices & lute (Second Book of Song); What if I nev...
Performers: Bream, Julian [Guitar]; Britten, Benjamin; Pears, Peter, Sir [Tenor Vocals]
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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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Benjamin Britten: My Beloved is Mine - songs / James Gilchrist, tenor; Anna Tilbrook, piano
Benjamin Britten: My Beloved is Mine - songs / James Gilchrist, tenor; Anna Tilbrook, piano

1 Super Audio CD / Linn Records / 2012-09-25

Works: Benjamin Britten: On this Island, Op. 11; Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35; Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22; Canticle I
Performers: Gilchrist, James [Tenor Vocal]; Tilbrook, Anna

The greatly sought-after tenor James Gilchrist pairs with pianist Anna Tilbrook to continue his highly acclaimed exploration of British song with a new recording of...continue...
Recording information: Potton Hall, Suffolk, UK (03/08/2011-08/10/2011)....continue...
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Britten: Complete Songs, Vol. 1 / Andrew Tortise, James Geer, Ben Johnson, Caryl Hughes
Britten: Complete Songs, Vol. 1 / Andrew Tortise, James Geer, Ben Johnson, Caryl Hughes

2 CD / Onyx Classics / 2011-07-12

Works: Benjamin Britten: To lie flat on the back, song for high voice & piano; Night covers up the rigid land, song for high voice & piano; A Dirge, song for voice & piano (juvenilia); Virtue in Deeds Not W...
Performers: Broderick, Katherine; Greer, James; Hughes, Caryl; Johnson, Ben [Tenor Vocal]; Martineau, Malcolm; Smith, Philip [Baritone]; Tortise, Andrew; Tritschler, Robin

Throughout his creative life, Benjamin Britten was a prolific composer of songs, producing over 100 settings for voice and piano, in addition to the works...continue...
Recording information: Britten Studio, Snape Maltings (2010-01-14_2010-01-17&2010-)....continue...
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Britten: Before Life & After, Songs / Padmore, Vignoles
Britten: Before Life & After, Songs / Padmore, Vignoles

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2009-06-09

Works: Benjamin Britten: Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35; Winter Words, Op. 52; Sail on, sail on (Moore's Irish Melodies, Vol. 4); The Miller of Dee (Folksongs of the British Isles, Vol. 3); At the mid h...
Performers: Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Vignoles, Roger [Piano]

"This is a sterling collection that has at its core the two greatest song cycles by Benjamin Britten, and two of the greatest that the...continue...
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Benjamin Britten - The Collector's Edition
Benjamin Britten - The Collector's Edition

37 CD / Warner 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; Järvi, Paavo; 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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WRNC 175262C
Composers in Person
Composers in Person

22 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-11-24

Works: Béla Bartók: Bagatelles (14) for Piano, Op. 6/Sz 38; Easy Pieces (10) for Piano, Sz 39; Romanian Dances (2) for Piano, Op. 8a/Sz 43; A Bit Drunk (Kicsit ázottan), burlesque for piano n...
Performers: Barrientos, Maria; Bartók, Béla [Composer]; Benbow, Edwin; Benedetti, Fernand; Bernac, Pierre; Bonneau, Georges; Brain, Dennis [French Horn]; Britten, Benjamin; Cahuzac, Louis; Charmy, ...
Conductors: Collingwood, Lawrance; Hindemith, Paul; Khachaturian, Aram; Honegger, Arthur; Straram, Walther; Elgar, Edward, Sir; Coppola, Piero; Glazunov, Alexander; Villa-Lobos, Heitor; Pfitzner, Hans; Milhaud, ...
Ensemble: ; Percurama Percussion Ensemble

These 22 CDs offer a stunning range of modern composers performing their own works either on the piano, organ or violin, or else from behind...continue...
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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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Emotional Turbulence / Cohen-Licht, Chasson
Emotional Turbulence / Cohen-Licht, Chasson

1 CD / Meridian / 2004-10-05

Works: Richard Strauss: Lieder (5), Op. 15; Arnold Schoenberg: Songs (4), Op. 2; Benjamin Britten: Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35; Xavier Montsalvatge: Canciones negras (5)
Performers: Chasson, Tamir; Cohen-Licht, Daphna
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English Song Series 7 - Britten / Langridge, Bedford
English Song Series 7 - Britten / Langridge, Bedford

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2004-03-16

Works: Benjamin Britten: Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35; Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22; Winter Words, Op. 52; If it's ever spring again, song for soprano or tenor & piano; Child...
Performers: Bedford, Steuart; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocal]

"Langridge has become the leading Britten tenor in recent years and has recorded much of Britten's music. He has a quite individual sound, pointed, a...continue...
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Britten: The Red Cockatoo, Sonnets of John Donne / Bostridge
Britten: The Red Cockatoo, Sonnets of John Donne / Bostridge

1 CD / Hyperion / 1995-11-01

Works: Pelham Humfrey: Lord! I have sinned; A Hymne to God the father "Wilt thou forgive that sin"; William Croft: A Hymn on Divine Musick; Benjamin Britten: Evening, Morning, Night, songs (3) for medium vo...
Performers: Bostridge, Ian; Johnson, Graham [Piano]
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Britten: Billy Budd / Britten, London SO
Britten: Billy Budd / Britten, London SO

3 CD / Decca Imports / 1989-05-09

Works: Benjamin Britten: Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35; Songs and Proverbs of W. Blake, song cycle for baritone & piano, Op. 74; Billy Budd, Op. 50
Performers: Bowman, David; Bowman, Robert [Tenor Vocal]; Brannigan, Owen; Britten, Benjamin; Bryn-Jones, Delme; Bush, Henry [Baritone Vocal]; Coleby, Geoffrey; Dempsey, Gregory; Drake, Bryan; Fischer-Dieskau, Di...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus
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