Benjamin Britten: Canticles III & IV; Heart of the Matter; A Birthday Hansel; Folksong arrangements / Nicholas Phan, tenor
1 CD / Avie Records / 2012-10-09Works: Benjamin Britten: The Heart of the Matter, for tenor, narrator, horn & piano; Canticle III, Op. 55 "Still Falls the Rain"; A Birthday Hansel, song cycle for tenor & harp, Op. 92; Canticle V; Folksong...
Performers: Huang, Myra; Magen, Sivan; Montone, Jennifer; Phan, Nicholas
Nicholas Phan follows up last year's successful solo debut with Still Falls the Rain, focusing on works inspired by Britten's key collaborators including Dennis Brain,...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-01-18Works: Benjamin Britten: Canticle I; Canticle II, Op. 51 "Abraham and Isaac"; The Heart of the Matter, for tenor, narrator, horn & piano; Canticle III, Op. 55 "Still Falls the Rain"; Canticle IV; Canticle V
Performers: Bedford, Steuart; Ellis, Osian; Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Langridge, Philip; Lloyd, Frank [horn]; Ragin, Derek Lee
Britten's five 'Canticles' are marvelously vivid, intensely dramatic works. Although they were not designed to be performed together - they span virtually his whole career,...continue...