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Britten, Benjamin: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Decca Audio CD x2)

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Department: CDs - Classical CDs

Publisher: Decca

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Ainsley · McNair · Summers · Asawa · New London Children's Choir · London Symphony Orchestra · Davis.

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Contents
CD 1: Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.64
Act 1
1
"Over hill, over dale"
00:00
03:51
Carl Ferguson, David Newman, Claudia Conway, Sara Rey, Matthew Long, New London Children's Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
2
"Oberon is passing fell and wrath"
00:00
03:18
David Newman, Claudia Conway, Sara Rey, Matthew Long, Brian Asawa, Sylvia McNair, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
3
"Well, go thy way"
00:00
03:39
Brian Asawa, Carl Ferguson, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
4
"How now my love?"
00:00
04:26
Ruby Philogene, John Mark Ainsley, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
5
"Be it on lion, bear, or wolf, or bull"
00:00
03:40
Paul Whelan, Brian Asawa, Janice Watson, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
6
"Welcome wanderer!"
00:00
05:45
Brian Asawa, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
7
"Is all our company her?"
00:00
06:35
Neal Davies, Robert Lloyd, Gwynne Howell, Ian Bostridge, Stephen Richardson, Mark Tucker, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
8
"Fair love, you faint with wand'ring in the wood"
00:00
03:21
Ruby Philogene, John Mark Ainsley, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
9
"Through the forest have I gone"
00:00
01:38
Carl Ferguson, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
10
"Stay, though thou kill me, sweet Demetrius"
00:00
05:13
Paul Whelan, Ruby Philogene, Janice Watson, John Mark Ainsley, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
11
"Come, now a roundel and a fairy song"
00:00
02:12
Sylvia McNair, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
12
"You spotted snakes with double tongue"
00:00
02:21
David Newman, Claudia Conway, Sara Rey, Matthew Long, New London Children's Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
13
"What thou seest when thou dost wake"
00:00
02:23
Brian Asawa, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
Act 2
14
Introduction: The wood
00:00
03:21
London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
15
"Are we all met?"
00:00
06:48
Neal Davies, Robert Lloyd, Gwynne Howell, Ian Bostridge, Stephen Richardson, Mark Tucker, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
16
"I see their knavery"
00:00
03:11
David Newman, Claudia Conway, Sara Rey, Matthew Long, Robert Lloyd, Sylvia McNair, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
17
"Be kind and courteous to this gentleman"
00:00
01:34
Sylvia McNair, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
18
"Hail, mortal, hail!"
00:00
05:09
David Newman, Claudia Conway, Sara Rey, Matthew Long, Sylvia McNair, Robert Lloyd, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
19
"I have a reas'nable good ear in music"
00:00
05:00
Robert Lloyd, Sylvia McNair, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
20
"How now, mad spirit?"
00:00
02:49
Carl Ferguson, Paul Whelan, Ruby Philogene, Brian Asawa, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
Total Playing Time: 1:16:14
CD 2: Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.64
Act 2
1
"Flower of this purple dye"
00:00
06:29
Carl Ferguson, Paul Whelan, Brian Asawa, John Mark Ainsley, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
2
"Puppet? Why so?"
00:00
03:27
Ruby Philogene, Helen Watts, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
3
"This is thy negligence"
00:00
01:51
Carl Ferguson, Brian Asawa, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
4
"Up and down, up and down"
00:00
05:37
Carl Ferguson, Paul Whelan, Ruby Philogene, John Mark Ainsley, Janice Watson, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
5
"On the ground, sleep sound"
00:00
03:12
David Newman, Claudia Conway, Sara Rey, Matthew Long, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
Act 3
6
"My gentle Robin, see'st thou this sweet sight?"
00:00
08:05
Carl Ferguson, Brian Asawa, Sylvia McNair, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
7
"Helena! Hermi! Demetrius! Lysander!"
00:00
06:14
Paul Whelan, Ruby Philogene, John Mark Ainsley, Janice Watson, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
8
"When my cue comes, call me"
00:00
03:38
Robert Lloyd, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
9
"Have you sent to Bottom's house?"
00:00
04:50
Neal Davies, Robert Lloyd, Gwynne Howell, Ian Bostridge, Stephen Richardson, Mark Tucker, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
10
"Now, fair Hippolyta"
00:00
04:48
Paul Whelan, Ruby Philogene, Brian Bannatyne-Scott, Hilary Summers, Janice Watson, John Mark Ainsley, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
11
"If we offend, it is with our good will"
00:00
01:25
Neal Davies, Robert Lloyd, Gwynne Howell, Ian Bostridge, Stephen Richardson, Mark Tucker, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
12
"Gentles, perchance you wonder at this show"
00:00
01:26
Gwynne Howell, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
13
"In this same interlude it doth befall"
00:00
01:05
Mark Tucker, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
14
"O grim-look'd night, O night with hue so black"
00:00
01:54
Robert Lloyd, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
15
"O wall, full often hast thou heard my moans"
00:00
02:26
Ian Bostridge, Robert Lloyd, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
16
"You ladies, you whose gentle hearts do fear"
00:00
00:50
Stephen Richardson, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
17
"This lanthorn doth the horned moon present"
00:00
01:58
Neal Davies, Stephen Richardson, Ian Bostridge, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
18
"Sweet moon, I thank thee for thy sunny beams"
00:00
01:51
Robert Lloyd, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
19
"Asleep, my love?"
00:00
02:28
Ian Bostridge, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
20
"Come, your Bergomask"
00:00
03:04
Brian Bannatyne-Scott, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
21
"Now the hungry lion roars"
00:00
05:10
David Newman, Claudia Conway, Sara Rey, Matthew Long, Carl Ferguson, Brian Asawa, Sylvia McNair, New London Children's Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
Total Playing Time: 1:11:48
  

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