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Britten, Benjamin: Britten conducts Britten Operas I (Decca Audio CD Box Set x8)

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Featuring recordings of Albert herring, Billy Budd, Owen Wingrave and Peter Grimes.

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“An indispensable set, an obvious basis for any collection, large or small, offering the composer's definitive performances”

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Contents
CD 1: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.1
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Albert Herring, Op.39
Act 1
1
Flor-ence! tell the midwife!
00:00
01:55
Sylvia Fisher, Johanna Peters, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
2
Doctor Jessop's midwife
00:00
02:16
Johanna Peters, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
3
I hope we're not too early, Florence?
00:00
02:30
April Cantelo, Johanna Peters, John Noble, Owen Brannigan, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
4
Stuffy!
00:00
02:42
Sylvia Fisher, John Noble, April Cantelo, Edgar Evans, Owen Brannigan, Johanna Peters, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
5
Now then! Notebook, Florence!
00:00
02:46
Sylvia Fisher, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
6
The first suggestion on my list
00:00
04:35
John Noble, Johanna Peters, Sylvia Fisher, April Cantelo, Edgar Evans, Owen Brannigan, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
7
Is this all you can bring?
00:00
02:58
Sylvia Fisher, Johanna Peters, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
8
Beggin' your pardon
00:00
06:12
Owen Brannigan, Johanna Peters, Sylvia Fisher, April Cantelo, John Noble, Edgar Evans, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
9
Right! We'll have him!
00:00
03:03
Sylvia Fisher, Johanna Peters, John Noble, April Cantelo, Edgar Evans, Owen Brannigan, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
10
Interlude
00:00
03:12
English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
11
Bounce me high
00:00
02:30
Sheila Amit, Anne Pashley, Stephen Terry, Joseph Ward, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
12
Shop! Hi! Albert!
00:00
02:16
Joseph Ward, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
13
Tickling a trout
00:00
03:01
Joseph Ward, Peter Pears, Catherine Wilson, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
14
Meet me at a quarter past eight
00:00
03:03
Joseph Ward, Catherine Wilson, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
15
He's much too busy
00:00
03:35
Peter Pears, Sheila Amit, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
16
Good morning, young man
00:00
01:34
Johanna Peters, Peter Pears, Sheila Rex, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
17
We bring great news to you
00:00
04:51
Sylvia Fisher, April Cantelo, Johanna Peters, Edgar Evans, John Noble, Owen Brannigan, Sheila Rex, Peter Pears, Sheila Amit, Anne Pashley, Stephen Terry, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Act 2
18
Isn't he here?
00:00
02:17
19
For three precious weeks
00:00
03:32
Johanna Peters, Catherine Wilson, Joseph Ward, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
20
Quickly! Quickly, come along!
00:00
04:48
April Cantelo, Sheila Amit, Anne Pashley, Stephen Terry, Catherine Wilson, Joseph Ward, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
21
Here they are, dears!
00:00
02:26
April Cantelo, Owen Brannigan, Sheila Rex, Edgar Evans, Johanna Peters, John Noble, Sylvia Fisher, Sheila Amit, Anne Pashley, Stephen Terry, Joseph Ward, Catherine Wilson, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
22
My flowers are few
00:00
02:35
Stephen Terry, Sylvia Fisher, April Cantelo, Sheila Amit, Anne Pashley, Sheila Rex, Peter Pears, Edgar Evans, Owen Brannigan, Joseph Ward, Johanna Peters, John Noble, Catherine Wilson, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:08:37
CD 2: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.1
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Albert Herring, Op.39
Act 2
1
I'm full of happiness
00:00
03:30
Sylvia Fisher, John Noble, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
2
As representing the local Council
00:00
01:47
Edgar Evans, John Noble, Sheila Rex, April Cantelo, Sylvia Fisher, Sheila Amit, Joseph Ward, Stephen Terry, Catherine Wilson, Johanna Peters, Anne Pashley, Owen Brannigan, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
3
My heart leaps up with joy
00:00
01:58
April Cantelo, John Noble, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
4
Er-humph! Er-humph! I'm no great shakes
00:00
02:39
Owen Brannigan, John Noble, Sheila Rex, Johanna Peters, April Cantelo, Edgar Evans, Catherine Wilson, Joseph Ward, Sylvia Fisher, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
5
Well tried, Albert!
00:00
03:07
John Noble, Sylvia Fisher, Johanna Peters, Owen Brannigan, Edgar Evans, April Cantelo, Joseph Ward, Catherine Wilson, Sheila Rex, Sheila Amit, Anne Pashley, Stephen Terry, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
6
Interlude
00:00
06:54
English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
7
Albert the Good!
00:00
07:26
Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
8
You oughtn't to whistle!
00:00
04:00
Catherine Wilson, Joseph Ward, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
9
Heaven helps those who help themselves!
00:00
07:58
Peter Pears, Catherine Wilson, Joseph Ward, Sheila Rex, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Act 3
10
Introduction
00:00
02:19
English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
11
Is she asleep?
00:00
03:32
Sheila Amit, Catherine Wilson, Joseph Ward, Anne Pashley, Edgar Evans, Stephen Terry, Owen Brannigan, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
12
I'm hungry, I'm tired
00:00
01:19
Joseph Ward, Catherine Wilson, Owen Brannigan, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
13
Give me a decent murder with a corpse!
00:00
01:09
Owen Brannigan, Stephen Terry, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
14
Have you found him?
00:00
04:42
Sheila Rex, Owen Brannigan, Catherine Wilson, Edgar Evans, April Cantelo, John Noble, Stephen Terry, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
15
Fools! Fools! Blundering fools!
00:00
02:21
Sylvia Fisher, Catherine Wilson, John Noble, April Cantelo, Johanna Peters, Sheila Amit, Anne Pashley, Sheila Rex, Edgar Evans, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
16
In the midst of life is death
00:00
04:22
Sylvia Fisher, Johanna Peters, John Noble, Owen Brannigan, Edgar Evans, April Cantelo, Joseph Ward, Catherine Wilson, Sheila Rex, Sheila Amit, Anne Pashley, Stephen Terry, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
17
Albert!
00:00
00:40
Peter Pears, Sylvia Fisher, Johanna Peters, John Noble, Owen Brannigan, Edgar Evans, April Cantelo, Joseph Ward, Catherine Wilson, Sheila Rex, Sheila Amit, Anne Pashley, Stephen Terry, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
18
I'm sorry about that
00:00
02:12
Peter Pears, Sylvia Fisher, April Cantelo, Catherine Wilson, Johanna Peters, Edgar Evans, Joseph Ward, John Noble, Owen Brannigan, Sheila Rex, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
19
I can't remember everything
00:00
06:10
Peter Pears, Sylvia Fisher, Johanna Peters, John Noble, Owen Brannigan, Edgar Evans, April Cantelo, Sheila Rex, Catherine Wilson, Joseph Ward, Sheila Amit, Anne Pashley, Stephen Terry, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
20
Albert's come back to stay
00:00
00:39
Catherine Wilson, Joseph Ward, Sheila Amit, Anne Pashley, Stephen Terry, Peter Pears, Sylvia Fisher, Johanna Peters, John Noble, Edgar Evans, April Cantelo, Sheila Rex, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:08:44
CD 3: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.1
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Owen Wingrave, Op.85
Act 1
1
Prelude
00:00
02:59
English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
2
You've got your maps there?
00:00
12:36
Nigel Douglas, John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Luxon, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
3
At last it's out
00:00
06:19
Sylvia Fisher, Benjamin Luxon, John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
4
Your sherry, Mrs. Coyle
00:00
11:23
Heather Harper, Nigel Douglas, John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Luxon, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
5
Oh, how unforeseen
00:00
10:24
Jennifer Vyvyan, Sylvia Fisher, Janet Baker, Benjamin Luxon, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
6
Sirrah! How dare you!
00:00
04:02
Jennifer Vyvyan, Sylvia Fisher, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
7
Coyle, I wish I had not come
00:00
07:00
Heather Harper, Nigel Douglas, Benjamin Luxon, John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
8
May God bless the Queen
00:00
08:21
Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, Nigel Douglas, John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Luxon, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:03:04
CD 4: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.1
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Owen Wingrave, Op.85
Act 2
1
There was a boy, a Wingrave born
00:00
06:53
Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Luxon, Wandsworth School Boys Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
2
I envy you, this fine old house
00:00
02:36
Jennifer Vyvyan, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Janet Baker, Nigel Douglas, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Luxon, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
3
Paramore shall welcome woe!
00:00
07:03
Sylvia Fisher, Heather Harper, Jennifer Vyvyan, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, Nigel Douglas, Benjamin Luxon, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
4
And with his friend young Lechmere played
00:00
04:37
Sylvia Fisher, Heather Harper, Benjamin Luxon, John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
5
Now you may save your scornful looks
00:00
05:37
Benjamin Luxon, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
6
Ah, Owen, what shall I do?
00:00
07:40
Janet Baker, Nigel Douglas, Benjamin Luxon, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
7
Is that you, Coyle?
00:00
02:58
Heather Harper, John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
8
Come in...It's me, Lechmere
00:00
05:00
Jennifer Vyvyan, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, Nigel Douglas, John Shirley-Quirk, Wandsworth School Boys Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Billy Budd, Op.50
Act 1
9
I am an old man who has experienced much
00:00
05:03
Peter Pears, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
10
Pull, my bantams!
00:00
06:59
Eric Garrett, Norman Lumsden, Bryan Drake, David Bowman, Nigel Rogers, Delme Bryn-Jones, Robert Tear, Robert Bowman, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Wandsworth School Boys Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
11
Guard boat! Indomitable!
00:00
03:16
Nigel Rogers, Bryan Drake, John Shirley-Quirk, Delme Bryn-Jones, David Kelly, Michael Langdon, Wandsworth School Boys Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
12
First man forward!
00:00
02:24
Michael Langdon, Gregory Dempsey, John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, Geoffrey Coleby, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
13
Your name? Billy Budd, sir
00:00
02:41
Michael Langdon, Peter Glossop, John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
14
Billy Budd, king of the birds!
00:00
02:34
Peter Glossop, John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, David Kelly, Michael Langdon, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:05:21
CD 5: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.1
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Billy Budd, Op.50
Act 1
1
I heard, your honour!
00:00
03:37
Michael Langdon, Robert Bowman, Henry Bush, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
2
Come along kid! Come along!
00:00
03:37
Benjamin Luxon, Robert Tear, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
3
Christ, the poor chap!
00:00
01:25
Peter Glossop, Owen Brannigan, Gregory Dempsey, David Bowman, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
4
What's that? What's those whistles?
00:00
01:14
Peter Glossop, David Bowman, Michael Langdon, Eric Garrett, Norman Lumsden, Delme Bryn-Jones, Owen Brannigan, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
5
Starry Vere we call him
00:00
02:19
David Bowman, Peter Glossop, Gregory Dempsey, Owen Brannigan, Delme Bryn-Jones, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
6
Boy! My compliments to Mr. Redburn
00:00
03:45
Peter Pears, James Newby, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
7
Gentlemen, the King!
00:00
05:31
Peter Pears, Bryan Drake, John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
8
Ay, at Spithead the men may have had their grievances
00:00
01:05
Peter Pears, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
9
We are, sir. Claggart is an able one
00:00
06:51
John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Pears, Bryan Drake, Henry Bush, David Kelly, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
10
Blow, blow, blow
00:00
02:38
David Bowman, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
11
We're off to Samoa by way of Genoa
00:00
03:37
David Bowman, Gregory Dempsey, Peter Glossop, Owen Brannigan, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
12
Hi! You a... a... a...
00:00
02:58
Peter Glossop, Owen Brannigan, Gregory Dempsey, David Bowman, Robert Bowman, Michael Langdon, James Newby, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
13
Over the water...Handsomely done
00:00
06:47
Michael Langdon, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
14
Come here. Remember your promise
00:00
04:42
Michael Langdon, Robert Tear, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
15
Billy! Hist! Billy Budd!
00:00
04:04
Robert Tear, Peter Glossop, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
16
Dansker, old friend, glad to see you
00:00
04:43
Peter Glossop, Owen Brannigan, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 58:53
CD 6: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.1
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Billy Budd, Op.50
Act 2
1
I don't like the look of the mist, Mr. Redburn
00:00
02:16
Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
2
With great regret I must disturb your honour
00:00
01:06
Michael Langdon, Peter Pears, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
3
Deck ahoy! Enemy sail on starboard bow
00:00
03:23
Nigel Rogers, Delme Bryn-Jones, Bryan Drake, John Shirley-Quirk, David Kelly, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Wandsworth School Boys Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
4
Who'll volunteer to board 'em
00:00
07:46
John Shirley-Quirk, David Bowman, Gregory Dempsey, Peter Glossop, Owen Brannigan, Bryan Drake, Peter Pears, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
5
There you are again, Master-at-arms
00:00
04:48
Peter Pears, Michael Langdon, James Newby, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
6
O this cursed mist
00:00
04:14
Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, David Kelly, Bryan Drake, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
7
Claggart, John Claggart, beware!
00:00
03:31
Peter Pears, Peter Glossop, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
8
Master-at-arms and foretopman
00:00
03:22
Peter Pears, Michael Langdon, Peter Glossop, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
9
God o' mercy! Here, help me!
00:00
02:12
Peter Pears, James Newby, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
10
Gentlemen, William Budd here has killed
00:00
01:33
Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, David Kelly, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
11
William Budd, you are accused by Captain Vere
00:00
05:32
John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Pears, Peter Glossop, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
12
Poor fellow, who could save him?
00:00
04:21
John Shirley-Quirk, David Kelly, Bryan Drake, Peter Pears, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
13
I accept their verdict
00:00
05:31
Peter Pears, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
14
Look! Through the port
00:00
05:35
Peter Glossop, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
15
Here! Baby! Dansker, old friend
00:00
04:01
Owen Brannigan, Peter Glossop, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
16
And farewell to ye
00:00
04:34
Peter Glossop, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
17
Interlude
00:00
03:06
London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
18
According to the articles of War
00:00
01:50
John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Glossop, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
19
Down all hands! And see that they do
00:00
02:21
John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, David Kelly, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
20
We committed his body to the deep
00:00
04:38
Peter Pears, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:15:40
CD 7: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.1
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Peter Grimes, Op.33
Prologue
1
"Peter Grimes!"
00:00
01:27
David Kelly, Owen Brannigan, Peter Pears, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
2
"You sailed your boat"
00:00
03:04
Owen Brannigan, Peter Pears, Lauris Elms, David Kelly, Claire Watson, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
3
"Peter Grimes, I here advise you!"
00:00
02:09
Owen Brannigan, David Kelly, Peter Pears, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
4
"The truth...the pity..."
00:00
01:54
Peter Pears, Claire Watson, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
5
Interlude I: On the beach
00:00
02:57
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
Act 1
6
"Oh, hang at open doors"
00:00
05:35
Jean Watson, Raymond Nilsson, James Pease, John Lanigan, Marion Studholme, Iris Kells, Lauris Elms, Geraint Evans, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
7
"Hi! give us a hand"
00:00
03:18
Peter Pears, Raymond Nilsson, James Pease, Jean Watson, Geraint Evans, David Kelly, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
8
"I have to go from pub to pub"
00:00
01:58
David Kelly, Claire Watson, Geraint Evans, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
9
"Let her among you"
00:00
03:08
Claire Watson, David Kelly, Lauris Elms, Geraint Evans, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
10
"Look, the storm cone!"
00:00
02:41
James Pease, Geraint Evans, Raymond Nilsson, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
11
"And do you prefer the storm"
00:00
04:56
James Pease, Peter Pears, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
12
"What harbour shelters peace"
00:00
01:11
Peter Pears, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
13
Interlude II: The Storm
00:00
04:08
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
14
"Past time to close!"
00:00
04:21
Jean Watson, Lauris Elms, James Pease, Raymond Nilsson, Marion Studholme, Iris Kells, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
15
"We live and let live"
00:00
01:57
James Pease, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
16
"Have you heard?"
00:00
01:22
Geraint Evans, Jean Watson, Lauris Elms, James Pease, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
17
"Now the Great Bear and Pleiades"
00:00
03:40
Peter Pears, Marion Studholme, Iris Kells, Raymond Nilsson, James Pease, Jean Watson, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
18
"Old Joe has gone fishing"
00:00
02:28
Geraint Evans, Jean Watson, Peter Pears, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
19
"The bridge is down, we half swam over"
00:00
01:39
David Kelly, Geraint Evans, Claire Watson, Raymond Nilsson, Jean Watson, Marion Studholme, Iris Kells, Peter Pears, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
Act 2
20
Interlude III: Sunday morning by the beach
00:00
02:24
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
21
"Glitter of waves"
00:00
05:40
Claire Watson, John Lanigan, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
22
"Let this be a holiday"
00:00
02:59
23
"This unrelenting work"
00:00
04:40
Claire Watson, Peter Pears, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
24
"Fool to let it come to this!"
00:00
02:18
Jean Watson, Geraint Evans, Raymond Nilsson, Lauris Elms, James Pease, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
25
"What is it?"
00:00
01:02
Jean Watson, Raymond Nilsson, Geraint Evans, Owen Brannigan, Marion Studholme, Iris Kells, John Lanigan, Lauris Elms, James Pease, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
26
"People!...No! I will speak!"
00:00
02:13
Raymond Nilsson, James Pease, John Lanigan, Jean Watson, Claire Watson, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:15:09
CD 8: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.1
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Peter Grimes, Op.33
Act 2
1
"We planned that their lives"
00:00
02:27
Claire Watson, John Lanigan, Lauris Elms, Raymond Nilsson, Geraint Evans, Owen Brannigan, Marion Studholme, Iris Kells, Jean Watson, James Pease, David Kelly, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
2
"Swallow! Shall we go"
00:00
00:43
John Lanigan, Owen Brannigan, James Pease, Lauris Elms, Marion Studholme, Iris Kells, David Kelly, Geraint Evans, Raymond Nilsson, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
3
"Now is gossip put on trial"
00:00
02:12
Lauris Elms, Raymond Nilsson, John Lanigan, Geraint Evans, Owen Brannigan, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
4
"From the gutter"
00:00
04:34
Marion Studholme, Iris Kells, Jean Watson, Claire Watson, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
5
Interlude IV: Passacaglia
00:00
05:27
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
6
"Go there!"
00:00
07:18
Peter Pears, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
7
"Now!...Now!"
00:00
02:09
Raymond Nilsson, John Lanigan, Owen Brannigan, Geraint Evans, Peter Pears, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
8
"Peter Grimes! Nobody here?"
00:00
03:07
John Lanigan, Owen Brannigan, Geraint Evans, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
Act 3
9
Interlude V: Evening
00:00
04:19
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
10
"Assign your prettiness to me"
00:00
02:36
Owen Brannigan, Marion Studholme, Iris Kells, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
11
"Pah!"
00:00
02:48
Owen Brannigan, Geraint Evans, Lauris Elms, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
12
"Come along, Doctor!"
00:00
03:18
John Lanigan, Lauris Elms, Claire Watson, James Pease, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
13
"Embroidery in childhood"
00:00
05:09
Claire Watson, James Pease, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
14
"Mr.Swallow!"
00:00
01:59
Lauris Elms, Jean Watson, Owen Brannigan, David Kelly, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
15
"Who holds himself apart"
00:00
03:45
Marion Studholme, Iris Kells, Lauris Elms, Raymond Nilsson, Geraint Evans, Owen Brannigan, David Kelly, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
16
Interlude VI: Fog
00:00
02:36
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
17
"Grimes! Grimes!"
00:00
04:55
Peter Pears, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
18
"Peter, we've come to take you home"
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02:29
Claire Watson, Peter Pears, James Pease, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
19
"To those who pass the Borough"
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05:00
Owen Brannigan, Jean Watson, Raymond Nilsson, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:06:51
  

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