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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: Complete Scottish Songs / Mark Wilde, tenro; Lucy Wakeford, harp; David Norris, piano
Britten: Complete Scottish Songs / Mark Wilde, tenro; Lucy Wakeford, harp; David Norris, piano

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2011-08-30

Works: Benjamin Britten: A Birthday Hansel, song cycle for tenor & harp, Op. 92; Who are these Children?, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 84; Cradle Song; Beware!; Ca' the yowes, for voice & piano (Folk S...
Performers: Norris, David Owen; Wakeford, Lucy; Wilde, Mark

Steeped in an atmosphere of ancient Scottish musical tradition, Benjamin Britten's setting of texts by Robert Burns in A Birthday Hansel was his final song-cycle....continue...
Recording information: Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton University (09/17/2009-09/19/2009)....continue...
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Apres Un Reve / Soprano Sandrine Piau
Apres Un Reve / Soprano Sandrine Piau

1 CD / Naïve / 2011-05-31

Works: Richard Strauss: Die Nacht, Op. 10 no 3; Lieder (6), Op. 17; Lieder (4), Op. 27; Gabriel Fauré: Après un rêve, Op. 7 no 1; Clair de lune, Op. 46 no 2; Les berceaux, Op. 23 no 1; Felix ...
Performers: Manoff, Susan; Piau, Sandrine

The heir to Berlioz and Wagner, an extraordinary conductor, Richard Strauss was a dramatist of the orchestra. His operas conceived with Hofmannsthal and Zweig and...continue...
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Britten: Before Life & After, Songs / Padmore, Vignoles
Britten: Before Life & After, Songs / Padmore, Vignoles

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2009-06-09

Works: Benjamin Britten: Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35; Winter Words, Op. 52; Sail on, sail on (Moore's Irish Melodies, Vol. 4); The Miller of Dee (Folksongs of the British Isles, Vol. 3); At the mid h...
Performers: Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Vignoles, Roger [Piano]

"This is a sterling collection that has at its core the two greatest song cycles by Benjamin Britten, and two of the greatest that the...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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