Benjamin Britten: Britten Songs (EMI Classics Audio CD)

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Britten Songs (EMI Classics Audio CD)

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Publisher: EMI Classics

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This release is one of three new recordings issued in 2013 by EMI & Virgin Classics in honour of Britten's 100th birthday. Ian Bostridge, the internationally acclaimed tenor whose "attention to the text always matches Britten's own scrupulous word-setting", has recorded this album of songs by Benjamin Britten accompanied by Antonio Pappano. Featured are works he has never before recorded: 'Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo', 'Hölderlin Fragments', 'Songs From the Chinese', 'Winter Words' and Four English Songs from the last cycle 'Who are These Children?'.

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Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, Op. 22 Sir Antonio Pappano (piano) Six Hölderlin Fragments, Op. 61 Sir Antonio Pappano (piano) Winter Words, Op. 52 Sir Antonio Pappano (piano) Songs from the Chinese, Op. 58 Xuefei Yang (guitar) Who are these children?, Op. 84: Four English Songs Sir Antonio Pappano (piano)