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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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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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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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The British Composers Guide to Britain
The British Composers Guide to Britain

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2011-08-23

Works: Eric Coates: Knightsbridge March; London Suite; Edward Elgar: Cockaigne (In London Town), concert overture, Op. 40; Severn Suite, Op. 87; Caractacus, Op. 35; Percy Grainger: Handel in the Strand; Bri...
Performers: Adni, Daniel [Piano]; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Barrueco, Manuel [Guitar]; Bayl, Benjamin; Bell, David [Organ]; Benson, Garth; Bostridge, Ian; Brannigan, Owen; Bullard, Thomas; Harvey...
Conductors: Groves, Charles, Sir; Barbirolli, John; del Mar, Norman; Ord, Boris; Previn, Andre; Layton, Stephen; Cleobury, Stephen; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Gibson, Alexander, Sir; Bishop, Christopher; Irving, Ro...
Ensemble: ; London Music Group; Polyphony (Vocal Ensemble)

This bright and breezy guide takes us in 50 stops from London, round Essex and East Anglia, up to Scotland, then - via Wales and...continue...
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Divine Musick: The Late Works of Benjamin Britten
Divine Musick: The Late Works of Benjamin Britten

1 CD / ATMA / 2010-09-28

Works: William Croft: A Hymn on Divine Musick; Pelham Humfrey: Lord! I have sinned; A Hymne to God the father "Wilt thou forgive that sin"; Jeremiah Clarke: Blest Be These Sweet Regions; John Blow: Oh! that...
Performers: Swartz, Jennifer; Wiliford, Lawrence

"Light-voiced, mellifluous, pleasing, Wiliford makes easier listening than Pears could sometimes be in the twilight of his career...The balance between voice and harp is excellent...continue...
Recording information: Salle Françoys-Bernier Domaine Forget, St-Irénée, Québe (11/21/2009-11/23/2009)....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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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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