Benjamin Britten: Britten (British Composers) (coupled with Walton, Tippet) (EMI Classics Audio CD x5)

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Britten (British Composers) (coupled with Walton, Tippet) (EMI Classics Audio CD x5)

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Publisher: EMI Classics

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A 5CD set containing titles from the acclaimed EMI British Composers series, based around the music of Benjamin Britten and his contemporaries; Sir William Walton and Sir Michael Tippett.
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A Spring Symphony Op. 44: The merry Cuckoo (E Spencer) Dame Janet Baker A Spring Symphony Op. 44: Spring, the sweet Spring (T Nashe) Dame Janet Baker A Spring Symphony Op. 44: The Driving Boy (G Peele and J Clare) Dame Janet Baker A Spring Symphony Op. 44: The Morning Star (J Milton) Dame Janet Baker A Spring Symphony Op. 44: Welcome, Maids of Honour (R Herrick) Dame Janet Baker A Spring Symphony Op. 44: Waters above! (H Vaughan) Dame Janet Baker A Spring Symphony Op. 44: Out of the lawn lie in bad (W H Auden) Dame Janet Baker A Spring Symphony Op. 44: When will my May come (Barnefield) Dame Janet Baker A Spring Symphony Op. 44: Fair and Fair (G Peele) Dame Janet Baker A Spring Symphony Op. 44: Sound the flute! (W Blake) Dame Janet Baker A Spring Symphony Op. 44: Finale: London, to thee I do present (J Beaumont, J Fletcher & anon. 13th Dame Janet Baker Four Sea Interludes Op. 33a (from Peter Grimes) (1976 Digital Remaster): I. Dawn (Lento e tranqui London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) Four Sea Interludes Op. 33a (from Peter Grimes) (1976 Digital Remaster): II. Sunday Morning (Alleg London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) Four Sea Interludes Op. 33a (from Peter Grimes) (1976 Digital Remaster): III. Moonlight (Andante co London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) Four Sea Interludes Op. 33a (from Peter Grimes) (1976 Digital Remaster): IV. Storm (Presto con fuoco London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) Violin Concerto Op. 15 (revised version) (1992 Digital Remaster): I. Moderato con moto Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Violin Concerto Op. 15 (revised version) (1992 Digital Remaster): II. Vivace - Cadenza - Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Violin Concerto Op. 15 (revised version) (1992 Digital Remaster): III. Passacaglia (Andante lent Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Violin Concerto (revised version) (1992 - Remaster): I. Andante tranquillo Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Violin Concerto (revised version) (1992 - Remaster): II. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana - Trio ( Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Violin Concerto (revised version) (1992 - Remaster): III. Vivace Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Suite for violin and piano Op. 6: I. Introduction (Andante maestoso) Alexander Barantschik Suite for violin and piano Op. 6: II. March (Allegro alla marcia) Alexander Barantschik Suite for violin and piano Op. 6: III. Moto perpetuo (Allegro molto e con fuoco) Alexander Barantschik Suite for violin and piano Op. 6: IV. Lullaby (Lento tranquillo) Alexander Barantschik Suite for violin and piano Op. 6: V. Waltz (Alla valse: vivace e rubato) Alexander Barantschik Elegy for solo viola (1930) Paul Silverthorne Cello Sonata in C Op. 65: I. Dialogo (Allegro) John Lenehan Cello Sonata in C Op. 65: II. Scherzo-pizzicato (Allegretto) John Lenehan Cello Sonata in C Op. 65: III. Elegia (Lento) John Lenehan Cello Sonata in C Op. 65: IV. Marcia (Energico) John Lenehan Cello Sonata in C Op. 65: V. Moto perpetuo (Presto) John Lenehan Six Metamorphoses after Ovid Op. 49: 1. Pan (Senza misura) Roy Carter Six Metamorphoses after Ovid Op. 49: 2. Phaeton (Vivace ritmico) Roy Carter Six Metamorphoses after Ovid Op. 49: 3. Niobe (Andante) Roy Carter Six Metamorphoses after Ovid Op. 49: 4. Bacchus (Allegro pesante) Roy Carter Six Metamorphoses after Ovid Op. 49: 5. Narcissus (Lento piacevole) Roy Carter Six Metamorphoses after Ovid Op. 49: 6. Arethusa (Largamente) Roy Carter Piano Quartet: I. Allegramente Janice Graham Piano Quartet: II. Allegro scherzando Janice Graham Piano Quartet: III. Andante tranquillo Janice Graham Piano Quartet: IV. Allegro molto Janice Graham Violin Sonata: I. Allegro tranquillo John Alley Violin Sonata: II. Variazioni John Alley Five Bagatelles for guitar: 1. Allegro Tom Kerstens Five Bagatelles for guitar: 2. Lento Tom Kerstens Five Bagatelles for guitar: 3. Alla Cubana Tom Kerstens Five Bagatelles for guitar: 4. [Lento] Tom Kerstens Five Bagatelles for guitar: 5. Con slancio Tom Kerstens Divertimento on 'Sellinger's Round': I. Allegro Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields Divertimento on 'Sellinger's Round': II. A Lament (Andante espressivo) Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields Divertimento on 'Sellinger's Round': III. Presto Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields Divertimento on 'Sellinger's Round': IV. Adagio Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields Divertimento on 'Sellinger's Round': V. Allegro assai Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields Little Music for string orchestra: I. Prelude (Maestoso) Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields Little Music for string orchestra: II. Fugue (Allegro moderato (a tempo doppio più mosso)) Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields Little Music for string orchestra: III. Air (Andante espressivo) Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields Little Music for string orchestra: IV. Finale (Vivace) Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields Sonata for Four Horns: I. Allegro molto moderato Michael Thompson Horn Quartet Sonata for Four Horns: II. Allegro giocoso Michael Thompson Horn Quartet Sonata for Four Horns: III. Lento cantabile tranquillo in stile notturno Michael Thompson Horn Quartet Sonata for Four Horns: IV. Allegro molto e vigoroso Michael Thompson Horn Quartet Concerto for Double String Orchestra: I. Allegro con brio Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields Concerto for Double String Orchestra: II. Adagio cantabile Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields Concerto for Double String Orchestra: III. Allegro molto Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields