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

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Catalogue No: 4256632
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Department: CDs - Classical CDs

Publisher: Decca

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Harwood/Deller/Pears/
Hemsley/Veasey/
Harper/Shirley-Quirk/
Watts/Brannigan
London Symphony Orchestra
Benjamin Britten

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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
04:04
Choir of Downside School, Purley, Emanuel School Wandsworth, Boys' Choir, Richard Dakin, John Pryor, Ian Wodehouse, Gordon Clark, Stephen Terry, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
2
"Oberon is passing fell and wrath"
00:00
03:06
Choir of Downside School, Purley, Emanuel School Wandsworth, Boys' Choir, Alfred Deller, Elizabeth Harwood, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
3
"Well, go thy way"
00:00
03:24
Alfred Deller, Stephen Terry, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
4
"How now my love?"
00:00
04:32
Peter Pears, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
5
"Be it on lion, bear, or wolf, or bull"
00:00
03:40
Alfred Deller, Thomas Hemsley, Heather Harper, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
6
"Welcome wanderer!"
00:00
04:30
Alfred Deller, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
7
"Is all our company her?"
00:00
07:36
Norman Lumsden, Kenneth McDonald, Owen Brannigan, Keith Raggett, Robert Tear, David Kelly, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
8
"Fair love, you faint with wand'ring in the wood"
00:00
02:41
Peter Pears, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
9
"Through the forest have I gone"
00:00
01:45
Stephen Terry, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
10
"Stay, though thou kill me, sweet Demetrius"
00:00
05:14
Heather Harper, Thomas Hemsley, Peter Pears, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
11
"Come, now a roundel and a fairy song"
00:00
01:58
Elizabeth Harwood, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
12
"You spotted snakes with double tongue"
00:00
02:14
Richard Dakin, John Pryor, Ian Wodehouse, Gordon Clark, Choir of Downside School, Purley, Emanuel School Wandsworth, Boys' Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
13
"What thou seest when thou dost wake"
00:00
01:46
Alfred Deller, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Act 2
14
Introduction: The wood
00:00
03:19
London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
15
"Are we all met?"
00:00
07:36
Owen Brannigan, Norman Lumsden, Kenneth McDonald, David Kelly, Robert Tear, Keith Raggett, Stephen Terry, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
16
"I see their knavery"
00:00
03:05
Owen Brannigan, Elizabeth Harwood, John Pryor, Richard Dakin, Ian Wodehouse, Gordon Clark, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
17
"Be kind and courteous to this gentleman"
00:00
01:16
Elizabeth Harwood, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
18
"Hail, mortal, hail!"
00:00
05:14
Richard Dakin, John Pryor, Ian Wodehouse, Gordon Clark, Owen Brannigan, Elizabeth Harwood, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
19
"I have a reas'nable good ear in music"
00:00
03:39
Owen Brannigan, Elizabeth Harwood, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
20
"How now, mad spirit?"
00:00
03:05
Alfred Deller, Stephen Terry, Thomas Hemsley, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:13:44
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
06:32
Alfred Deller, Stephen Terry, Peter Pears, Heather Harper, Thomas Hemsley, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
2
"Puppet? Why so?"
00:00
03:05
Josephine Veasey, Heather Harper, Peter Pears, Thomas Hemsley, Stephen Terry, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
3
"This is thy negligence"
00:00
02:09
Alfred Deller, Stephen Terry, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
4
"Up and down, up and down"
00:00
06:02
Stephen Terry, Peter Pears, Thomas Hemsley, Heather Harper, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
5
"On the ground, sleep sound"
00:00
03:04
Choir of Downside School, Purley, Emanuel School Wandsworth, Boys' Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Act 3
6
"My gentle Robin, see'st thou this sweet sight?"
00:00
07:12
Alfred Deller, Elizabeth Harwood, Stephen Terry, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
7
"Helena! Hermi! Demetrius! Lysander!"
00:00
04:46
Thomas Hemsley, Peter Pears, Heather Harper, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
8
"When my cue comes, call me"
00:00
03:37
Owen Brannigan, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
9
"Have you sent to Bottom's house?"
00:00
03:09
Norman Lumsden, Keith Raggett, Robert Tear, Kenneth McDonald, Owen Brannigan, David Kelly, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
10
"Now, fair Hippolyta"
00:00
07:24
John Shirley-Quirk, Helen Watts, Peter Pears, Thomas Hemsley, Heather Harper, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
11
"If we offend, it is with our good will"
00:00
01:20
Owen Brannigan, Kenneth McDonald, Norman Lumsden, David Kelly, Robert Tear, Keith Raggett, John Shirley-Quirk, Helen Watts, Peter Pears, Thomas Hemsley, Heather Harper, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
12
"Gentles, perchance you wonder at this show"
00:00
01:16
Norman Lumsden, Heather Harper, Thomas Hemsley, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
13
"In this same interlude it doth befall"
00:00
01:10
Robert Tear, Josephine Veasey, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
14
"O grim-look'd night, O night with hue so black"
00:00
01:51
Owen Brannigan, John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
15
"O wall, full often hast thou heard my moans"
00:00
02:30
Kenneth McDonald, Owen Brannigan, Robert Tear, Helen Watts, John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
16
"You ladies, you whose gentle hearts do fear"
00:00
00:46
David Kelly, Josephine Veasey, Thomas Hemsley, John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
17
"This lanthorn doth the horned moon present"
00:00
01:50
Keith Raggett, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Thomas Hemsley, Helen Watts, Kenneth McDonald, David Kelly, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
18
"Sweet moon, I thank thee for thy sunny beams"
00:00
01:52
Owen Brannigan, Helen Watts, Thomas Hemsley, John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
19
"Asleep, my love?"
00:00
02:31
Kenneth McDonald, John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Pears, Owen Brannigan, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
20
"Come, your Bergomask"
00:00
02:46
John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
21
"Now the hungry lion roars"
00:00
05:03
Richard Dakin, John Pryor, Ian Wodehouse, Gordon Clark, Stephen Terry, Alfred Deller, Elizabeth Harwood, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:09:55
  

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