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Britten Rarities [sound recording]

Britten, Benjamin; Willcocks, David; Elwes, John; Pears, Peter; Procter, Norma; Bowden, Pamela; Gellhorn, Peter; Evans, Geraint; Goehr, Walter; Balkwill, Bryan; White, T. H; Cambridge University Musical Society. Chorus; Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; King's College (University of Cambridge). Choir
Format
Sound Recording; CD
Description
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Publication
[New York] : Decca ; [Australia] : Universal Music Australia, [2012?]
Publisher no.
480 2296 Decca
Tracks
  • Voices for today, Op. 75
  • Songs from Friday afternoons, Op. 7
  • Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac, Op. 51
  • A charm of Lullabies, Op. 41
  • A Midsummer night's dream ; Bottom's dream
  • The sword in the stone / Benjamin Britten
  • Music for awhile, from Oedipus ; arr. Tippett
  • From rosy bowers, from Don Quixote / Henry Purcell.
Performers
Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus ; Benjamin Britten, conductor ; Choir of King's College, Cambridge ; Sir David Willcocks, conductor (1st work) ; John Hahessy, boy alto ; Benjamin Britten, piano (2d work) ; Norma Procter, contralto ; Peter Pears, tenor ; Benjamin Britten, piano (3d work) ; Pamela Bowden, contralto, Peter Gellhorn, piano (4th work) ; Sir Geraint Evans, baritone ; L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande ; Bryan Balkwill, conductor (5th work) ; Terence Hanbury White, narrator ; Orchestra conducted by Walter Goehr (6th work) ; Pamela Bowden, contralto ; Peter Gellhorn, piano (7th work).
Notes
  • Previously released material: p1957-p2001.
  • Compact disc.
  • Program notes inserted in container.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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    a| Voices for today, Op. 75 -- Songs from Friday afternoons, Op. 7 -- Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac, Op. 51 -- A charm of Lullabies, Op. 41 -- A Midsummer night's dream ; Bottom's dream -- The sword in the stone / Benjamin Britten -- Music for awhile, from Oedipus ; arr. Tippett -- From rosy bowers, from Don Quixote / Henry Purcell.
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    a| Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus ; Benjamin Britten, conductor ; Choir of King's College, Cambridge ; Sir David Willcocks, conductor (1st work) ; John Hahessy, boy alto ; Benjamin Britten, piano (2d work) ; Norma Procter, contralto ; Peter Pears, tenor ; Benjamin Britten, piano (3d work) ; Pamela Bowden, contralto, Peter Gellhorn, piano (4th work) ; Sir Geraint Evans, baritone ; L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande ; Bryan Balkwill, conductor (5th work) ; Terence Hanbury White, narrator ; Orchestra conducted by Walter Goehr (6th work) ; Pamela Bowden, contralto ; Peter Gellhorn, piano (7th work).
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    a| Sung in English.
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    a| Choruses (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied.
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    a| Songs (High voice) with piano.
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    a| Canticles.
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    a| Songs (Medium voice) with piano.
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    a| Lullabies, English.
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    a| Operas v| Excerpts.
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    a| Britten, Benjamin, d| 1913-1976.
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    a| Willcocks, David, d| 1919-2015
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    a| Elwes, John.
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    a| Pears, Peter, d| 1910-1986
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    a| Procter, Norma.
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    a| Bowden, Pamela.
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    a| Gellhorn, Peter.
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    a| Evans, Geraint, d| 1922-1992.
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    a| Goehr, Walter.
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    a| Balkwill, Bryan, d| 1922-2007.
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    a| White, T. H. q| (Terence Hanbury), d| 1906-1964.
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    a| Cambridge University Musical Society. b| Chorus.
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    a| Orchestre de la Suisse romande.
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    a| King's College (University of Cambridge). b| Choir.
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