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RCA Living Stereo Collection, Vol. 2 [60 CDs]
RCA Living Stereo Collection, Vol. 2 [60 CDs]

60 CD / RCA Records / 2014-05-13

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15; Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19; Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37; Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. ...
Performers: Bianchini, Giovanni; Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Bream, Julian [Guitar]; Carlin, Mario; Catalani, Nestore; Cliburn, Van; Copland, Aaron [Composer]; Corena, Fernando; de Palma, Piero [Tenor Vo...
Conductors: Krips, Josef; Reiner, Fritz; Monteux, Pierre; Munch, Charles; Kondrashin, Kirill; Copland, Aaron [Composer]; Gould, Morton; Leinsdorf, Erich; ; Arnold, Malcolm, Sir; Fiedler, Arthur; Serafin, Tullio;...
Ensemble: ; Melos Ensemble of London

The Living Stereo Collection Volume 2 features performances from great artists and orchestras including Vladimir Horowitz, Byron Janis, Arthur Rubinstein, Fritz Reiner, Erich Leinsdorf, Arthur...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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Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra; Suite on English Folk Tunes
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra; Suite on English Folk Tunes

1 CD / Chandos Records / 2013-07-30

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Suite on English folk tunes (A time there was), for orchestra, Op. 90; Johnson over Jordan, incidental music for soprano, flute & orchestr...
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: ; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Chandos features a varied selection of orchestral works by Benjamin Britten, performed by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra under Richard Hickox, to mark the great composer's...continue...
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Britten: War Requiem; Spring Symphony; Young Person's Guide / Karel Ancerl, Czech PO
Britten: War Requiem; Spring Symphony; Young Person's Guide / Karel Ancerl, Czech PO

2 CD / Supraphon / 2013-07-30

Works: Benjamin Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66; The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Spring Symphony, for soprano, alto, tenor, boys' chorus, chorus & orchestra, Op. 44; Unspecified: [Untitled CD-ROM Tr...
Performers: Blachut, Beno; Cameron, John; English, Gerald; Kniplova, Nadezda; Subrtova, Milada
Conductors: Ancerl, Karel
Ensemble: ; Caech Philharmonic Orchestra

Benjamin Britten's music formed one of the pillars of the Czech Philharmonic's concert programs under its chief conductor Karel Ancerl. The Czech premiere of the...continue...
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Benjamin Britten: Spring Symphony Op. 44; Etc.; Max Reger: Eine Ballett-Suite, Op. 130
Benjamin Britten: Spring Symphony Op. 44; Etc.; Max Reger: Eine Ballett-Suite, Op. 130

1 CD / Audiophile / 2013-05-03

Works: Benjamin Britten: Spring Symphony, for soprano, alto, tenor, boys' chorus, chorus & orchestra, Op. 44; The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Max Reger: Ballet Suite for orchestra in D major, Op....
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Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem; Four Sea Interludes; The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra / Libor Pesek
Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem; Four Sea Interludes; The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra / Libor Pesek

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-02-12

Works: Benjamin Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20; Peter Grimes; The Young person's guide to the orchestra
Conductors: Pesek, Libor
Ensemble: ; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Benjamin Britten was one of the few 20th century composers to create a musical universe with works in many different genres that enjoy great popularity....continue...
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EMI 353012B
The Very Best of Benjamin Britten [3 CDs]
The Very Best of Benjamin Britten [3 CDs]

3 CD / Virgin Classics / 2013-02-05

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Cello Symphony, Op. 68; Elegy for Viola solo; Peter Grimes; Passacaglia, for orchestra, Op. 33b (from "Peter Grimes"); Quartet for Strings...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Alley, John [Piano]; Andsnes, Leif Ove; Blatchly, Mark; Booth, Claire; Bostridge, Ian; Coleman-Wright, Peter; Dean, Stafford; Drake, Julius [Piano]; Fullbrook, Charles; Gritton, Susan;...
Conductors: Pesek, Libor; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Knussen, Oliver; Brown, Iona; Warren-Green, Christopher; Paavo, Järvi; Hickox, Richard; Willcocks, David; Brunelle, Philip; Haitink, Bernard; Harding, Daniel
Ensemble: ; Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble; Endymion Ensemble

Since his death in 1976 many musicians have looked at Benjamin Britten's scores anew - not simply the repertory Britten never recorded, but the many...continue...
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VCL 026792
Essential Britten / Over 2 hours of Britten's greatest masterworks
Essential Britten / Over 2 hours of Britten's greatest masterworks

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-10-09

Works: Benjamin Britten: Les Illuminations, Op. 18; Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31; Concerto for Violin Op. 15; Saint Nicolas, Op. 42; A Ceremony of Carols, O...
Performers: Bostridge, Ian; Brightman, Sarah; Brown, Timothy; Carter, Roy [Oboe]; Clark, James [Tenor Vocal]; Drake, Julius [Piano]; Ellis, Osian; Godlee, Julian; Haendel, Ida; Harper, Heather; Lenehan, John [Pi...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Brown, Iona; Bedford, Steuart; Berglund, Paavo; Willcocks, David; Pesek, Libor; Whitfield, John; Tate, Jeffrey; Previn, Andre; Hickox, Richard; Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: ; Endymion Ensemble

Essential Classics is a series of 2-CD sets drawn from the catalogs of EMI Classics and Virgin Classics. Presenting the bestloved and most popular works...continue...
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EMI 402922
Holst: The Planets; Britten: Variations & Fugue on a Theme of Purcell / Rozhdestvensky
Holst: The Planets; Britten: Variations & Fugue on a Theme of Purcell / Rozhdestvensky

1 CD / ICA Classics / 2012-02-28

Works: Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra
Conductors: Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (b.1931) is the last living survivor of a great Russian quartet of conductors consisting of Mravinsky, Kondrashin and Svetlanov. He was the highly...continue...
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Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition
Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition

1 CD / Sony Classical / 2011-04-05

Works: Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an exhibition; Night on the Bare Mountain; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra
Conductors: Ozawa, Seiji
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SNYC 69100
The Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra
The Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra

1 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2010-11-16

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Maurice Ravel: Ma mère l'oye; George Kleinsinger: Tubby the Tuba, for narrator and orchestra
Performers: Jones, Timothy [Tuba]
Conductors: Northey, Benjamin; Taddei, Marc
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HBIM 932241
1956 Nixa-Westminster Stereo Recordings Vol. 1
1956 Nixa-Westminster Stereo Recordings Vol. 1

3 CD / First Hand / 2010-06-08

Works: William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Edward Elgar: Falstaff, symphonic study for orchestra in C minor, Op. 68; Symphony no 2 in E flat major, Op. 63; Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40 "In London T...
Conductors: Boult, Adrian

This important historical release contains a mouthwatering selection of classic English symphonic repertoire, with many recordings receiving their CD debuts. These 1956 Nixa-Westminster recordings hav...continue...
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Holst: Planets;  Britten: Young Person Guide / Pavo Jarvi, Cinncinnati SO
Holst: Planets; Britten: Young Person Guide / Pavo Jarvi, Cinncinnati SO

1 CD / Telarc / 2009-10-26

Works: Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra
Conductors: Paavo, Järvi

CSO performances of 'The Planets' in November led a reviewer from the 'Cincinnati Enquirer' to write, "Drop everything and go... One can hardly describe the...continue...
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TLC 80743
Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Les Illuminations, Sinfonia da Requiem, etc / Pesec, Gomez, Mackie, Tuckwell, et al
Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Les Illuminations, Sinfonia da Requiem, etc / Pesec, Gomez, Mackie, Tuckwell, et al

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-08-11

Works: Benjamin Britten: Les Illuminations; Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31; Nocturne, Op. 60; Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20; Peter Grimes; The Young person's g...
Performers: Gomez, Jill; Mackie, Neil; Tear, Robert; Tuckwell, Barry [French Horn]
Conductors: Whitfield, John; Bedford, Steuart; Tate, Jeffrey; Warren-Green, Christopher; Pesek, Libor
Ensemble: Endymion Ensemble; English Chamber Orchestra; London Chamber Orchestra; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Scottish Chamber Orchestra

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Some of Britten's richest vocal chamber pieces, by splendidly idiomatic performers are followed on disc 2 by slightly less exceptional orchestral performances. Still,...continue...
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Britten: War Requiem, Young Person's Guide, Serenade, etc / Sir Simon Rattle, et al
Britten: War Requiem, Young Person's Guide, Serenade, etc / Sir Simon Rattle, et al

5 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-03-24

Works: Benjamin Britten: An American Overture; Ballad of Heroes, for high voice, chorus & orchestra, Op. 14; Diversions, for piano, left hand & orchestra, Op. 21; The Building of the House, overture for cho...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Baborak, Radek; Ballard, Jeremy; Blatchly, Mark; Blau, Andreas; Bostridge, Ian; Cole, Peter; Donohoe, Peter; Fowke, Philip; Fuchs, Wenzel; Gomez, Jill; Hargan, Alison; Kasnowski, Micha...
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus

One of England's finest conductors conducting one of England's finest composers! Besides the three great song cycles ('Les Illuminations', 'Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings',...continue...
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EMI 427432B
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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EMI 175262C
The Best of Britten
The Best of Britten

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2008-06-24

Works: Benjamin Britten: Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27; Peter Grimes; Rejoice in the Lamb, festival cantata for trumpet, ATB soloists, chorus & organ, Op. 30; Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20; The Young person's gu...
Performers: Bedford, Steuart; Jones, Della; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocal]; Lloyd, Frank [horn]; Randle, Thomas [Tenor Vocals]; Russell, Lynda; Volle, Michael
Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: Scottish Festival Chorus

The outstanding English composer working in the mid-20th century, Benjamin Britten won a significant international reputation, whilst remaining thoroughly English in inspiration. Britten's composition...continue...
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Ancerl Gold Edition Vol 43 - 46 - Britten, Dobias, Kalas, etc / Rauch, Czech PO, et al
Ancerl Gold Edition Vol 43 - 46 - Britten, Dobias, Kalas, etc / Rauch, Czech PO, et al

4 CD / Supraphon / 2008-03-28

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Ilja Hurnik: Four Seasons, chamber suite; Ondrás, ballet; Václav Dobiás: Build Up Your Country to Reinforce the Peace, cant...
Performers: Cech, Frantisek; Dobrodinsky, Bedrich; Horak, Jiri; Jilek, Zdenek; Novak, Geza; Rauch, Frantisek; Rybin, Alois; Shejbal, Josef; Snitil, Vaclav; Soumar, Jan; St'astny, Jaroslav; Stefek, Miroslav; Svih...
Conductors: Ancerl, Karel
Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

On the occasion of the centenary of the birth of the conductor Karel Ancerl the "final word" remains to be said within the Ancerl Gold...continue...
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SPR 3944
Prokofiev: Peter And The Wolf/Britten: Variations & Fugue For Purcell Theme/ Sai
Prokofiev: Peter And The Wolf/Britten: Variations & Fugue For Purcell Theme/ Sai

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 2008-02-28

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the animals
Performers: Herzer, Wolfgang; Kontarsky, Alfons
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin; Böhm, Karl

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DGGI 459217
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf;  Britten, etc / Leppard
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Britten, etc / Leppard

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2007-03-20

Works: Alan Rawsthorne: Practical Cats, for narrator & orchestra; Sergey Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra
Conductors: Rawsthorne, Alan; Leppard, Raymond
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra; New Philharmonic Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra
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EMI 822302
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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DEC B000827202
Britten, Elgar / Järvi, Cincinnati SO
Britten, Elgar / Järvi, Cincinnati SO

1 CD / Telarc / 2006-09-26

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Peter Grimes; Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations
Conductors: Järvi, Paavo
Ensemble: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

"The Cincinnati SO has had a long tradition of performing British music, and here we have Britten's and Elgar's most popular orchestral works. Though that...continue...
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Prokofiev: Symphony no 5, etc;  Britten / Rozhdestvensky
Prokofiev: Symphony no 5, etc; Britten / Rozhdestvensky

1 CD / BBC Legends / 2006-07-25

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Symphony no 5 in B flat major, Op. 100; Pieces (10) for Piano from "Romeo and Juliet", Op. 75; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Recorded Sound: Announcem...
Conductors: Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Ensemble: Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra

This release of Prokofiev Symphony No.5 completes the three BBC stereo broadcasts made from the Proms in 971 which featured Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4 (BBC CD...continue...
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BBC 41842
Bear Essentials - Great British Orchestral Classics
Bear Essentials - Great British Orchestral Classics

2 CD / Chandos Records / 2005-09-20

Works: William Walton: Prelude and Fugue "Spitfire"; Façade, Suite no 2, for orchestra; Coronation March "Crown Imperial"; Ralph Vaughan Williams: The lark ascending; Fantasia on Greensleeves; Gustav H...
Performers: Davis, Michael [Violin]; Kirshbaum, Ralph
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Thompson, Bryden; Hickox, Richard; del Mar, Norman; Latham-Koenig, Jan; Gamba, Rumon; Handley, Vernon; Gibson, Alexander, Sir; Willcocks, David; Turovsky, Yuli; Garforth, David...
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; Bournemouth Sinfonietta; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; City of London Sinfonia; English Chamber Orchestra; I Musici de Montré...
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CHA 24128
Britten: Bridge Variations, etc / Bedford, English CO
Britten: Bridge Variations, etc / Bedford, English CO

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-06-21

Works: Benjamin Britten: Occasional Overture, for orchestra in C major, Op. 38 (withdrawn); Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10; Prelude and Fugue for 18-part String Orchestra, Op. 29...
Conductors: Bedford, Steuart
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra

"These performances of the Frank Bridge Variations and the Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra by Steuart Bedford (taken from the old Collins Classics catalog)...continue...
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Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, etc /Britten
Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, etc /Britten

1 CD / JVC / XRCD / 2003-11-25

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
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JVC 226
Britten: Four Sea Interludes, etc / Andrew Davis, BBC SO
Britten: Four Sea Interludes, etc / Andrew Davis, BBC SO

1 CD / Apex / 2002-05-14

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10; Peter Grimes; Passacaglia, for orchestra, Op. 33b (from "Peter Grimes")
Conductors: Davis, Andrew
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APX 8573890822
Elgar: Cello Concerto, etc;  Britten / Boult, Groves, et al
Elgar: Cello Concerto, etc; Britten / Boult, Groves, et al

1 CD / Unesco Classics / 2001-05-29

Works: Edward Elgar: Concerto for Cello; Enigma Variations; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra
Performers: Tortelier, Paul [Cello]
Conductors: Boult, Adrian; Groves, Charles, Sir
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Note: This title is rare and is considered a collector’s item. It is priced according to its common market value. If the record label that...continue...
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UNEH 707152
Great Performers of the Twentieth Century - John Barbirolli
Great Performers of the Twentieth Century - John Barbirolli

2 CD / BBC Legends / 2000-07-25

Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 4 in G major; Hector Berlioz: Le corsaire Overture, Op. 21; Edward Elgar: In the South (Alassio), Concert Overture, Op. 50; William Walton: Partita for Orchestra; Benjamin ...
Performers: Harper, Heather
Conductors: Barbirolli, John

"Glorious John" was not known in this country for his Mahler interpretation, but this 1967 concert of the Symphony No. 4, featuring soprano Heather Harper,...continue...
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BBC 4401
Classics for Children - Prokofiev, Saint-Saëns, et al
Classics for Children - Prokofiev, Saint-Saëns, et al

2 CD / Decca / 1999-10-12

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Robert Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op. 15; Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the animals; Jean-Philippe Rameau: Nouvelles suites de pi&egr...
Performers: Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Nishry, Varda; Ortiz, Cristina [Piano]; Roge, Pascal [Piano]
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Dutoit, Charles; Munchinger, Karl; Sargent, Malcolm; Ansermet, Ernest; Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: ; London Sinfonietta; London Symphony Orchestra; National Philharmonic Orchestra; Suisse Romande Orchestra

Two and a half hours of well-known classical music, all composed specifically with children in mind. The "Peter and the Wolf" on this set is...continue...
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DEC 2894585952
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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NIM 1751
Adolphe: Marita and Her Heart's Desire;  Britten / Perlman
Adolphe: Marita and Her Heart's Desire; Britten / Perlman

1 CD / Telarc / 1998-11-24

Works: Bruce Adolphe: Marita and Her Heart's Desire; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra
Performers: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center; Perlman, Itzhak; Previn, Andre
Conductors: Adolphe, Bruce; Previn, Andre
Ensemble: ; Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
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TLC 80460
Saint-Saens: Carnaval des animaux, zoological fantasy No1-14
Saint-Saens: Carnaval des animaux, zoological fantasy No1-14

1 CD / Avid Records (UK) / 1998-09-01

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the animals; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Georges Bizet: Jeux d'enfants, for piano 4 hands,...
Conductors: Stokowski, Leopold; Sargent, Malcolm; Dorati, Antal
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MSER 601
Bernstein Century - Children's Classics / New York PO
Bernstein Century - Children's Classics / New York PO

1 CD / Sony Classical / 1998-03-31

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the animals; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra
Performers: Bernstein, Leonard; Segal, Naomi; Segal, Ruth
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard
Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
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SNYC 60175
Britten: Simple Symphony, etc / Neel, Sargent, et al
Britten: Simple Symphony, etc / Neel, Sargent, et al

1 CD / Pearl / 1998-02-17

Works: Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10; A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28; The Young person's guide to the orchestra
Performers: Korchinska, Maria
Conductors: Neel, (Louis) Boyd; Sargent, Malcolm
Ensemble: ; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
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PRL 0002
Classical Music Start-Up Kit Vol 1 {1500-1825}
Classical Music Start-Up Kit Vol 1 {1500-1825}

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1997-12-01

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Gloria; John Dowland: Work(s); François Couperin: Pièces de clavecin, Book 2; Arcangelo Core...
Performers: Cuckston, Alan; Elias, Diane; Holzer, Robert; Jando, Jeno [Conductor/Piano]; Lechner, Gabriele; Nishizaki, Takako [Violin]; Ottensamer, Ernst; Pabst, Michael; Rubsam, Wolfgang; Stivin, Jiri
Conductors: Lenárd, Ondrej; Leaper, Adrian; Krcek, Jaroslav; Gunzenhauser, Stephen; Edlinger, Richard; Warchal, Bohdan; Wordsworth, Barry; Ligeti, András; Wildner, Johannes
Ensemble: Capella Istropolitana; Concentus Hungaricus; Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Vienna Mozart Academy; Zagreb Philharmonic
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NXS 8550779
The Spirit of England II / William Boughton, et al
The Spirit of England II / William Boughton, et al

4 CD / Nimbus Records / 1997-11-01

Works: Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125; The Perfect Fool, Op. 39; Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations; The Wand of Youth Suite no 2, Op. 1b; Hubert Parry: An English Suite, for string orchestra; Gerald ...
Performers: Jones, Martin [Piano]
Conductors: Boughton, William
Ensemble: English String Orchestra; English Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra
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NIM 5450
Phase 4 Stereo - Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf, etc / Dorati
Phase 4 Stereo - Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf, etc / Dorati

1 CD / Decca / 1996-05-14

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra
Conductors: D'Amato, Tony; Dorati, Antal
Ensemble: Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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DEC 4441042
Britten: Young Person's Guide, etc;  Pärt: Cantus / Järvi
Britten: Young Person's Guide, etc; Pärt: Cantus / Järvi

1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1994-09-23

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Peter Grimes; Arvo Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, for string orchestra & bell
Performers: Truls Mork, Truls Otterbech [Cello]
Conductors: Järvi, Neeme
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BIS 420
Basic 100 Volume 43 - Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf / Bowie
Basic 100 Volume 43 - Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf / Bowie

1 CD / RCA Records / 1994-05-10

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the animals
Performers: Hoherman, Martin; Lipman, Samuel [Piano]; Litwin, Leo
Conductors: Ormandy, Eugene; Fiedler, Arthur
Ensemble: Boston Pops; Philadelphia Orchestra
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RCA 62563
Britten: Peter & The Wolf/Young Person's Guide
Britten: Peter & The Wolf/Young Person's Guide

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1991-10-30

Works: Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the animals; Sergey Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra
Performers: Lapsansky, Marian; Toperczer, Peter [Piano]
Conductors: Lenárd, Ondrej
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NXS 8550499
Bernstein Favorites- Children's Classics
Bernstein Favorites- Children's Classics

1 CD / Sony Classical / 1991-05-07

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the animals; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra
Performers: Bernstein, Leonard
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard
Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
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SNYC 46712
Britten: Wolf/Young Animals
Britten: Wolf/Young Animals

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1990-07-02

Works: Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the animals; Sergey Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra
Performers: Lapsansky, Marian; Toperczer, Peter [Piano]
Conductors: Lenárd, Ondrej
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NXS 8550335
Prokofiev: Peter & the Wolf;  Britten / Lorin Maazel
Prokofiev: Peter & the Wolf; Britten / Lorin Maazel

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 1990-05-22

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: ORTF National Orchestra
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DGG 4159212
Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, etc /Britten
Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, etc /Britten

1 CD / Decca Imports / 1990-04-12

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Peter Grimes; Passacaglia, for orchestra, Op. 33b (from "Peter Grimes"); Soirées musicales, Op. 9; Matinées musicales
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Bonynge, Richard
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DECI 4256592
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf;  Britten / Previn, Royal PO
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Britten / Previn, Royal PO

1 CD / Telarc / 1986-12-23

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Gloriana, symphonic suite for tenor (or oboe) & orchestra, Op. 53a
Conductors: Previn, Andre
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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HBDirect Recommended Recording TLC 80126
Britten: Young Person's Guide to The Orchestra / Britten
Britten: Young Person's Guide to The Orchestra / Britten

1 CD / Decca / 1986-12-09

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4; Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
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