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Britten: Frank Bridge Variations; Lachrymae; Elegy for Strings; Simple Symphony; Two Portraits / Catherine Bullock, viola
Britten: Frank Bridge Variations; Lachrymae; Elegy for Strings; Simple Symphony; Two Portraits / Catherine Bullock, viola

1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2013-11-19

Works: Benjamin Britten: Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10; Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & string orchestra, Op. 48a; T...
Performers: Bullock, Catherine
Conductors: Tonnesen, Terje
Ensemble: Camerata Nordica

This collection of works for string orchestra combines two of Britten's first masterpieces, Simple Symphony and the Frank Bridge Variations, with the even earlier Elegy...continue...
Recording information: Algutsrum kyrka, Sweden (01/2011); Oppmanna kyrka, Sweden (01/2011); Algutsrum kyrka, Sweden (2010-10-??&2012-10-??&2013-); Oppmanna kyrka, Sweden (2010-10-??&2012-10-??&2013-)....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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Lachrymae: Music for Strings by Henry Purcell, Benjamin Britten, Arvo Part, Michael Tippet et al. / CO of Europe
Lachrymae: Music for Strings by Henry Purcell, Benjamin Britten, Arvo Part, Michael Tippet et al. / CO of Europe

1 CD / Apex / 2012-06-26

Works: Henry Purcell: Chacony for Strings in G minor, Z 730; Dido and Aeneas; Benjamin Britten: Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & string orchestra, Op. 48a; Arvo Pärt: Cantus in ...
Performers: Blankestijn, Marieke; Bone, Nicholas; Bone, Nicolas; Conway, William; Moffat, Vesna Stankovic
Conductors: Egarr, Richard; Conway, William; Boyd, Douglas
Ensemble: ; Chamber Orchestra of Europe

Lachrymae (latin for "tears") is the perfect title for this collection of some of the most visceral music composed in the last four centuries. "The...continue...
Recording information: St John's Smith Square, London, England (03/24/2003/03/31/2003)....continue...
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Britten: Violin Concerto; Double Concerto; Lachrymae / Anthony Marwood, Lawrence Power
Britten: Violin Concerto; Double Concerto; Lachrymae / Anthony Marwood, Lawrence Power

1 CD / Hyperion / 2012-02-14

Works: Benjamin Britten: Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 15; Double Concerto, for violin, viola & orchestra in B minor (supressed by composer); Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & s...
Performers: Marwood, Anthony; Power, Lawrence
Conductors: Volkov, Ilan
Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Long recognized as an outstanding c hamber musician, Anthony Marwood has more recently been making waves as a concerto soloist, with two contributions to the...continue...
Recording information: City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow (01/12/2011-01/13/2011)....continue...
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Britten: Phaedra; A Charm of Lullabies; Lachrymae / Sarah Connolly
Britten: Phaedra; A Charm of Lullabies; Lachrymae / Sarah Connolly

1 CD / Chandos Records / 2011-05-31

Works: Benjamin Britten: Phaedra, Op. 93; A Charm of Lullabies, song cycle for mezzo-soprano & piano, Op. 41; Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & string orchestra, Op. 48a; Two Portrait...
Performers: Burley, Elizabeth; Connolly, Sarah [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Monks, Susan; Rysanov, Maxim
Conductors: Gardner, Edward
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra

The repertoire on this CD is written across a period of more than 45 years, beginning the year Britten entered the Royal College of Music...continue...
Recording information: Maida Vale Stodio No. 1, London, England (09/23/2010-09/25/2010)....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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Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Lachrimae, etc / Quénelle, Minali-Bella, et al
Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Lachrimae, etc / Quénelle, Minali-Bella, et al

1 CD / Fuga Libera / 2008-04-08

Works: Benjamin Britten: Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10; Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & string orchestra, Op. 48a; Two Portraits, for strings; Simple Sy...
Conductors: Quenelle, Laurent
Ensemble: European Camerata

This program, largely devoted to striking works of the youthful Britten, allows the listener to discover the exceptional talent of a string orchestra unlike any...continue...
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Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, etc / Pople
Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, etc / Pople

1 CD / Arte Nova / 2006-05-09

Works: Benjamin Britten: Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10; Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & string orchestra, Op. 48a; Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4
Performers: Allison, Malcolm
Conductors: Pople, Ross
Ensemble: London Festival Orchestra

Ross Pople was handpicked at age 23 by Yehudi Menuhin to be principal solo cellist of the Menuhin Festival Orchestra, where his ability was given...continue...
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British Viola Concertos [Hybrid SACD]
British Viola Concertos [Hybrid SACD]

1 Super Audio CD / Coviello / 2006-05-04

Works: William Walton: Concerto for Viola; Sally Beamish: Concerto for Viola no 1; Benjamin Britten: Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & string orchestra, Op. 48a
Performers: Masurenko, Tatjana
Conductors: Walker, Garry

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Britten: Simple Symphony, etc / Bedford, et al
Britten: Simple Symphony, etc / Bedford, et al

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-01-18

Works: Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Temporal Variations, for oboe & piano; A Charm of Lullabies, song cycle for mezzo-soprano & piano, Op. 41; Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Do...
Performers: Daniel, Nicholas; Dukes, Philip; Wyn-Rogers, Catherine
Conductors: Bedford, Steuart; Randolph, Thomas; Philip, John; Greene, Robert; Burns, Robert
Ensemble: Northern Sinfonia

The works on this recording cover the entire span of Britten's published output - from the 'Simple Symphony' of 1934, to the string orchestral arrangement...continue...

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Lachrymae: Music for Strings
Lachrymae: Music for Strings

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2004-05-03

Works: Henry Purcell: Chacony for Strings in G minor, Z 730; Dido and Aeneas, Z 626; Benjamin Britten: Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & string orchestra, Op. 48a; Arvo Pärt: Can...
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Lachrymae / Kim Kashkashian, Dennis Russell Davies
Lachrymae / Kim Kashkashian, Dennis Russell Davies

1 CD / ECM / 2000-04-18

Works: Paul Hindemith: Trauermusik for Viola and Strings; Benjamin Britten: Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & string orchestra, Op. 48a; Krzysztof Penderecki: Concerto for Viola
Performers: Kashkashian, Kim [Viola]
Conductors: Davies, Dennis R.
Ensemble: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
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A Portrait of Britten / William Boughton, et al
A Portrait of Britten / William Boughton, et al

3 CD / Nimbus Records / 1999-06-15

Works: Benjamin Britten: Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10; Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola & string orchestra, Op. 48a; P...
Performers: Campbell, David; Hadley, Jerry; Halstead, Anthony [Horn/Conductor]; Hamburger, Peter; Hirst, Michael; Masters, Rachel; Roberts, Stephen; Rubach, Keith
Conductors: Boughton, William
Ensemble: English String Orchestra; English Symphony Orchestra

This varied and generous program of Britten's works encompasses the whole of the composer's distinguished career. This specially priced portrait features tenor Jerry Hadley in...continue...
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Britten: Four Sea Interludes, etc / Handley, Bedford, et al
Britten: Four Sea Interludes, etc / Handley, Bedford, et al

2 CD / Chandos Records / 1999-04-20

Works: Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes; Passacaglia, for orchestra, Op. 33b (from "Peter Grimes"); Young Apollo, for piano, string quartet & strings, Op. 16 (withdrawn by composer); Death in Venice, opera, O...
Performers: Careau, Suzanne; Ellis, David; Golani, Rivka; Prevot, Christian; Stewart, Paul [Piano]; Turovsky, Eleonora
Conductors: Handley, Vernon; Turovsky, Yuli; Bedford, Steuart
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra; I Musici de Montreal; Ulster Orchestra
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CHA 2402
Yizhak Schotten, Viola
Yizhak Schotten, Viola

1 CD / Crystal Records / 1998-01-02

Works: Marin Marais: Rondeau L'Agreable, for viola da gamba & continuo in A major (Pièces de viole, Book IV, no 42); La Provençale, for viola da gamba & continuo in F major (Pièces de viole, ...
Performers: Collier, Katherine; Edward Parmentier [Harpsichord/Organ]; Schotten, Yizhak
Conductors: Rosenberg, Richard
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