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Season Songs - Songs by Britten; Andrew Leach; Ben & John Parry / Richard Edgar-Wilson, tenor; Eugen Asti, piano; Sam Wilson, marimba
Season Songs - Songs by Britten; Andrew Leach; Ben & John Parry / Richard Edgar-Wilson, tenor; Eugen Asti, piano; Sam Wilson, marimba

1 CD / EM Records / 2014-02-11

Works: Benjamin Britten: Winter Words, Op. 52; John Parry: Songs (6), for tenor & piano; Ben Parry: Season Songs, for tenor & marimba; Andrew Leach: Songs (4), for tenor & piano
Performers: Asti, Eugene; Edgar-Wilson, Richard; Leach, Andrew; Wilson, Sam

EM Records presents Benjamin Britten's skillfully composed and colorful song-cycle "Winter Words" complemented by three other cycles by living composers, each of which sets striking...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: Songs / Ian Bostridge, tenor; Antonio Pappano, piano; Xuefei Yang, guitar
Britten: Songs / Ian Bostridge, tenor; Antonio Pappano, piano; Xuefei Yang, guitar

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2013-05-21

Works: Benjamin Britten: Winter Words, Op. 52; Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22; Hölderlin Fragments (6), song cycle, for tenor & piano, Op. 61; Who are these Children?, Op. 84; S...
Performers: Bostridge, Ian; Pappano, Antonio [Conductor]; Yang, Xue Fei
Conductors: Pappano, Antonio

Ian Bostridge is one of the only few tenors who specialist in lieder. Known for his distinctive voice and performance style who finds the essence...continue...
Recording information: No. 2 Studio, Abbey Road, London (01/25/2013-01/27/2013); St. Mary's Church, Chilham (01/25/2013-01/27/2013); No. 2 Studio, Abbey Road, London (01/31/2013); St. Mary's Church, C...continue...
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The English Song Collection - songs by Britten, Finzi, Leighton, Warlock, Gurney, Bliss et al. / James Gilchrist, tenor; Anna Tilbrook, piano
The English Song Collection - songs by Britten, Finzi, Leighton, Warlock, Gurney, Bliss et al. / James Gilchrist, tenor; Anna Tilbrook, piano

3 CD / Linn Records / 2012-09-25

Works: Gerald Finzi: O Fair to See, for soprano (or tenor) & piano, Op.13; Till Earth Outwears, song cycle for soprano (or tenor) & piano, Op. 19; A Young Man's Exhortation, songs (10) for tenor & piano, Op...
Performers: Cox, Michael; Gilchrist, James [Tenor Vocal]; Tilbrook, Anna

In-demand tenor James Gilchrist has been hailed as an unparalleled interpreter of English song. In this special three-disc set are gathered his finest recordings to...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...
Recording information: Bicostal Music, Ossining, NY, USA....continue...
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Britten: Complete Songs, Vol. 1 / Andrew Tortise, James Geer, Ben Johnson, Caryl Hughes
Britten: Complete Songs, Vol. 1 / Andrew Tortise, James Geer, Ben Johnson, Caryl Hughes

2 CD / Onyx Classics / 2011-07-12

Works: Benjamin Britten: To lie flat on the back, song for high voice & piano; Night covers up the rigid land, song for high voice & piano; A Dirge, song for voice & piano (juvenilia); Virtue in Deeds Not W...
Performers: Broderick, Katherine; Greer, James; Hughes, Caryl; Johnson, Ben [Tenor Vocal]; Martineau, Malcolm; Smith, Philip [Baritone]; Tortise, Andrew; Tritschler, Robin

Throughout his creative life, Benjamin Britten was a prolific composer of songs, producing over 100 settings for voice and piano, in addition to the works...continue...
Recording information: Britten Studio, Snape Maltings (2010-01-14_2010-01-17&2010-)....continue...
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Leighton & Britten Songs / Gilchrist
Leighton & Britten Songs / Gilchrist

1 Super Audio CD / Linn Records / 2010-10-01

Works: Kenneth Leighton: Earth, Sweet Earth, solo cantata for tenor & piano (Laudes Terrae), Op. 94; Benjamin Britten: Winter Words, Op. 52
Performers: Gilchrist, James [Tenor Vocal]; Tilbrook, Anna

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Perhaps most impressive of all in this performance is Tilbrook's profoundly sensitive piano playing. She is a perfectly poised partner to Gilchrist's vocal...continue...
Recording information: Christ's Hospital, Horsham (09/08/2008-09/10/2008); Christ's Hospital, Horsham (11/26/2008)....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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Britten: Songs / Norman, Gould
Britten: Songs / Norman, Gould

1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2008-06-06

Works: Benjamin Britten: Winter Words, Op. 52; Who are these Children?, Op. 84
Performers: Gould, Christopher; Norman, Daniel
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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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Britten: Song Cycles
Britten: Song Cycles

1 CD / Eloquence Australia / 2006-05-23

Works: Benjamin Britten: Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22; Winter Words, Op. 52; On this Island, Op. 11; Who are these Children?, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 84; Tit for Tat; Hen...
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Britten, Benjamin; Pears, Peter, Sir [Tenor Vocals]; Shirley-Quirk, John

The names of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears are forever linked by their personal and creative partnership. Composer and interpreter have rarely enjoyed so long-standing...continue...
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English Song Series 7 - Britten / Langridge, Bedford
English Song Series 7 - Britten / Langridge, Bedford

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2004-03-16

Works: Benjamin Britten: Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35; Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22; Winter Words, Op. 52; If it's ever spring again, song for soprano or tenor & piano; Child...
Performers: Bedford, Steuart; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocal]

"Langridge has become the leading Britten tenor in recent years and has recorded much of Britten's music. He has a quite individual sound, pointed, a...continue...
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Britten: Winter Words, etc / Graham and Anthony Johnson
Britten: Winter Words, etc / Graham and Anthony Johnson

1 CD / Hyperion / 2001-07-01

Works: Benjamin Britten: Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22; Canticle I; Folksongs (7), Volume 1; The Trees They Grow So High (Benjamin Britten); Little Sir William, for voice & piano (F...
Performers: Johnson, Graham [Piano]; Rolfe Johnson, Anthony [Tenor Vocal]

"Anthony Rolfe Johnson gives wonderful performances of two of Britten's finest song cycles and the ardent Canticle I, consistently beautiful in vocal quality, and almost...continue...
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