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Britten, Benjamin: Britten conducts Britten IV (Decca Audio CD Box Set x7)

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Peter Pears/Barry Tuckwell/
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Benjamin Britten

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Contents
CD 1: Britten conducts Britten Vol.4
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Piano Concerto, Op.13
1
1. Toccata
00:00
12:00
2
2. Waltz
00:00
05:05
3
3. Impromptu
00:00
08:07
4
4. March
00:00
08:50
Sviatoslav Richter, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Violin Concerto, Op.15
5
1. Moderato con moto
00:00
09:17
6
2. Vivace
00:00
09:18
7
3. Passacaglia; Andante lento
00:00
13:37
Mark Lubotsky, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:06:14
CD 2: Britten conducts Britten Vol.4
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, Op.68
1
Allegro maestoso
00:00
12:30
2
Presto inquieto
00:00
03:38
3
Adagio
00:00
10:33
4
Passacaglia
00:00
07:22
Mstislav Rostropovich, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Sinfonia da Requiem, Op.20
5
Lacrymosa
00:00
08:46
6
Dies Irae
00:00
05:03
7
Requiem aeternam
00:00
06:37
New Philharmonia Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
8
Cantata Misericordium, Op.69
00:00
19:47
Peter Pears, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:14:16
CD 3: Britten conducts Britten Vol.4
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
1
Prelude and Fugue for 18-part string orchestra, Op.29
00:00
09:15
Simple Symphony, Op.4
2
1. Boisterous Bourrée
00:00
03:23
3
2. Playful Pizzicato
00:00
03:02
4
3. Sentimental Saraband
00:00
07:53
5
4. Frolicsome Finale
00:00
02:58
Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10
6
1. Introduction & Theme
00:00
01:58
7
2. Adagio
00:00
02:24
8
3. March
00:00
01:06
9
4. Romance
00:00
01:37
10
5. Aria Italiana
00:00
01:18
11
6. Bourrée Classique
00:00
01:16
12
7. Wiener Waltzer
00:00
02:41
13
8. Moto Perpetuo
00:00
01:10
14
9. Funeral March
00:00
03:59
15
10. Chant
00:00
01:37
16
11. Fugue & Finale
00:00
07:34
English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
17
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34
00:00
16:29
London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:09:40
CD 4: Britten conducts Britten Vol.4
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
The Prince of the Pagodas, Op.57
Act 1
1
Prelude
00:00
02:21
2
The Fool and the Dwarf
00:00
01:20
3
The Emperor - March
00:00
01:29
4
Gavotte
00:00
02:35
5
The Four Kings
00:00
01:20
6
The King of the North
00:00
01:17
7
The King of the East
00:00
02:31
8
The King of the West
00:00
01:07
9
The King of the South
00:00
01:43
10
Belle Epine
00:00
02:26
11
Belle Rose
00:00
06:10
12
The Kings and Belle Rose
00:00
01:25
13
Triumph of Belle Epine
00:00
01:52
14
Rage of the Kings
00:00
01:41
15
The Four Frogs
00:00
02:57
Act 2 Scene 1
16
Air
00:00
05:35
17
Water
00:00
07:13
18
Fire
00:00
05:59
Act 2 Scene 2
19
Belle Rose in Pagoda-Land
00:00
02:06
20
The Pagodas
00:00
03:02
21
The Salamander
00:00
03:02
22
The Prince and Belle Rose
00:00
05:55
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:05:06
CD 5: Britten conducts Britten Vol.4
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
The Prince of the Pagodas, Op.57
Act 3 Scene 1
1
Belle Epine as Empress
00:00
02:47
2
The Old Emperor
00:00
02:51
3
Belle Rose and the Salamander
00:00
01:33
4
Transition
00:00
03:08
Act 3 Scene 2
5
The Pagoda Palace
00:00
01:36
6
Pas de Six
00:00
02:03
7
Variation 1
00:00
03:43
8
Variation 2
00:00
01:06
9
Variation 3
00:00
01:08
10
Pas de Trois
00:00
01:24
11
Pas de Deux
00:00
04:05
12
Variation 4
00:00
01:10
13
Variation 5
00:00
02:16
14
Finale
00:00
06:10
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op.21
15
Theme
00:00
01:06
16
Variation I - Recitative
00:00
01:28
17
Variation II - Romance
00:00
01:29
18
Variation III - March
00:00
01:19
19
Variation IV - Arabesque
00:00
01:36
20
Variation V - Chant
00:00
01:47
21
Variation VI - Nocturne
00:00
02:07
22
Variation VII - Badinerie
00:00
01:25
23
Variation VIII - Burlesque
00:00
01:52
24
Variation IXa -Toccata I
00:00
00:48
25
Variation IXb - Toccata II
00:00
02:01
26
Variation X - Adagio
00:00
04:17
27
Variation XI - Tarantella
00:00
02:41
Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, Op.22
28
Sonetto XVI
00:00
01:59
29
Sonetto XXXI
00:00
01:22
30
Sonetto XXX
00:00
03:16
31
Sonetto LV
00:00
01:47
32
Sonetto XXXVIII
00:00
01:54
33
Sonetto XXXII
00:00
01:20
34
Sonetto XXIV
00:00
04:55
Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:15:29
CD 6: Britten conducts Britten Vol.4
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
The Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op.35
1
1. Oh, my blacke Soule!
00:00
03:20
2
2. Batter my heart
00:00
01:20
3
3. Oh might those sighes and teares
00:00
03:00
4
4. Oh, to vex me
00:00
01:08
5
5. What if this present
00:00
02:50
6
6. Since she whom I loved
00:00
03:27
7
7. At the round earth's imagined corners
00:00
02:35
8
8. Thou hast made me
00:00
01:31
9
9. Death, be not proud
00:00
03:57
Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten
Songs & Proverbs of William Blake, Op.74
10
The Pride of the Peacock...London
00:00
03:07
11
Prisons are built...The Chimney Sweeper
00:00
02:50
12
The Bird anest...A Poison Tree
00:00
04:28
13
Think in the morning...The Tyger
00:00
02:34
14
The Tygers of wrath...The Fly
00:00
02:48
15
The hours of folly...Ah, Sun Flower
00:00
04:15
16
To see a world...Every night and every morn
00:00
03:28
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Benjamin Britten
Winter Words, Op.52
17
At day-close in November
00:00
01:40
18
Midnight on the Great Western
00:00
04:28
19
Wagtail and baby
00:00
01:58
20
The little old table
00:00
01:24
21
The choirmaster's burial
00:00
03:46
22
Proud songsters
00:00
01:10
23
At the railway station, Upway
00:00
02:42
24
Before life and after
00:00
03:18
Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten
Tit For Tat
25
1. A song of enchantment
00:00
02:27
26
2. Autumn
00:00
01:13
27
3. Silver
00:00
01:45
28
4. Vigil
00:00
01:43
29
5. Tit for tat
00:00
01:34
John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:15:46
CD 7: Britten conducts Britten Vol.4
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, Op.31
1
Prologue
00:00
01:24
Barry Tuckwell
2
Pastoral - The Day's Grown Old
00:00
03:37
3
Nocturne - The Splendour Falls on Castle Walls
00:00
03:20
4
Elegy - O Rose, Thou Art Sick
00:00
04:02
5
Dirge - This Ae Night
00:00
03:44
6
Hymn - Queen and Huntress Chaste and Fair
00:00
02:01
7
Sonnet - O Soft Embalmer of the Still Midnight
00:00
04:09
Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
8
Epilogue
00:00
01:33
Barry Tuckwell
Les Illuminations, Op.18
9
I. Fanfare
00:00
01:51
10
II. Villes
00:00
02:32
11
IIIa. Phrase
00:00
00:57
12
IIIb. Antique
00:00
02:10
13
IV. Royauté
00:00
01:37
14
V. Marine
00:00
01:02
15
VI. Interlude
00:00
02:21
16
VII. Being beauteous
00:00
04:04
17
VIII. Parade
00:00
02:48
18
IX. Départ
00:00
02:42
Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Nocturne for tenor, 7 obligato instruments & strings, Op.60
19
1. "On A Poet's Lips I Slept"
00:00
03:22
20
2. "Below The Thunders Of The Upper Deep"
00:00
03:18
Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, Osian Ellis, Denis Blyth, Roger Lord, Alexander Murray, Gervase de Peyer, William Waterhouse, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
21
3. "Encintured With A Twine Of Leaves"
00:00
02:12
Peter Pears, Osian Ellis, Barry Tuckwell, Denis Blyth, Roger Lord, Alexander Murray, Gervase de Peyer, William Waterhouse, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
22
4. "Midnight's Bell Goes Ting, Ting, Ting"
00:00
02:30
Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, Denis Blyth, Roger Lord, Alexander Murray, Gervase de Peyer, Osian Ellis, William Waterhouse, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
23
5. "But That Night When On My Bed I Lay"
00:00
03:02
Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, Osian Ellis, Roger Lord, Alexander Murray, Gervase de Peyer, Denis Blyth, William Waterhouse, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
24
6. "She Sleeps On Soft, Last Breaths"
00:00
04:30
Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, Osian Ellis, Denis Blyth, Alexander Murray, Gervase de Peyer, Roger Lord, William Waterhouse, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
25
7. "What Is More Gentle Than A Wind In Summer?"
00:00
03:27
26
8. "When Most I Wink, Then Do Mine Eyes Best See"
00:00
04:01
Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, Osian Ellis, Denis Blyth, Roger Lord, Alexander Murray, Gervase de Peyer, William Waterhouse, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:12:16
  

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