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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: Songs, Vol. 2 / Clayton, Johnston, Spence, Hulett et al.; Malcolm Martineau, piano
Britten: Songs, Vol. 2 / Clayton, Johnston, Spence, Hulett et al.; Malcolm Martineau, piano

2 CD / Onyx Classics / 2011-12-13

Works: Benjamin Britten: Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22; Gloriana, symphonic suite for tenor (or oboe) & orchestra, Op. 53a; Chamber Music V, song for soprano or tenor & piano; A Cha...
Performers: Atherton, Elizabeth; Clayton, Allan; Hulett, Benjamin; Johnston, Jennifer; Martineau, Malcolm; Mason, Benedict; Spence, Nicky; Tritschler, Robin

As before, on the second volume of Onyx's highly praised survey of all Britten's songs for voice and piano, the great song cycles rub shoulders...continue...
Recording information: Britten Studio, Snape Maltings (2010-01-14_2010-01-17&2010-)....continue...
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Oh Fair to See - Songs by English Composers / Donald Kaasch
Oh Fair to See - Songs by English Composers / Donald Kaasch

1 CD / Globe / 2009-09-01

Works: Gerald Finzi: Till Earth Outwears, Op. 19; Oh fair to see, Op. 13; Ralph Vaughan Williams: House of life; Benjamin Britten: On this Island, Op. 11
Performers: Kaasch, Donald; Lockwood, Peter
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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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Let The Florid Music Praise! - Britten, et al / Bramson
Let The Florid Music Praise! - Britten, et al / Bramson

1 CD / MSR Classics / 2006-09-01

Works: Benjamin Britten: On this Island, Op. 11; Hugo Wolf: Goethe Lieder; Italienisches Liederbuch I; Eichendorff Lieder; Italienisches Liederbuch II; Sergey Rachmaninov: How painful for me, song for voice...
Performers: Bramson, Bernice; Delpriora, Mark; Lowenstein, Louis; Revzen, Nancy; Shiner, Kristin
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My name is Barbara / Barbara Bonney, soprano, Malcolm Martineau, piano
My name is Barbara / Barbara Bonney, soprano, Malcolm Martineau, piano

1 CD / Onyx Classics / 2005-09-13

Works: Roger Quilter: Elizabethan Lyrics (7) for voice & piano, Op. 12; Charles Tomlinson Griffes: Poems by Fiona MacLeod (3), song cycle for voice & piano, Op. 11, A. 57-59; Aaron Copland: Songs (3), for v...
Performers: Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Martineau, Malcolm

"This CD marks an auspicious start to the Onyx label with a discerningly chosen program splendidly performed and recorded. If this is to be typical...continue...
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Britten, Berkeley: Auden Songs / Jones, Langridge, et al
Britten, Berkeley: Auden Songs / Jones, Langridge, et al

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2003-09-01

Works: Lennox Berkeley: Poems (5) of W. H. Auden, for high voice & piano, Op. 53; Night covers up the rigid land, for voice & piano, Op. 14/2; Lay your sleeping head my love, for high voice & piano, Op. 14/...
Performers: Bedford, Steuart; Jones, Della; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocal]

"Langridge has become the Britten tenor par excellence. He has a unique individual sound though perhaps not the most beautiful voice - it is nasal,...continue...
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Schubert, Britten, Brahms, et al: Lieder / Cotrubas, Werba
Schubert, Britten, Brahms, et al: Lieder / Cotrubas, Werba

1 CD / Orfeo / 1998-07-16

Works: Franz Schubert: Die junge Nonne, D 828/Op. 43 no 1; Erster Verlust, D 226/Op. 5 no 4; Geheimes, D 719/Op. 14 no 2; An die Nachtigall, D 497/Op. 98 no 1; Scenes (2) from "Lacrimas", D 857/Op. 124; Ben...
Performers: Cotrubas, Ileana; Werba, Erik [Piano]
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