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

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Decca Audio CD x2)

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