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Britten, Benjamin: Britten conducts Britten Operas II (Decca Audio CD Box Set x10)

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Featuring recordings of A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Rape of Lucretia, The Turn of the Screw, Death in Venice * and Gloriana *.

Benjamin Britten/Steuart Bedford*
Sir Charles Mackerras**

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Contents
CD 1: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2
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 conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2
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
CD 3: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Phaedra, Op.93
1
In May, in brilliant Athens
00:00
06:37
2
Oh Gods of wrath
00:00
02:50
3
My time's too short, your highness
00:00
05:55
Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
The Rape of Lucretia, Op.37
Lib. Ronald Duncan
Act 1
4
Rome is now ruled by the Etruscan upstart
00:00
02:38
Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
5
It is an axiom among kings
00:00
02:33
Heather Harper, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
6
Here the thirsty evening
00:00
02:53
Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
7
Who reaches heaven first
00:00
02:32
John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, Benjamin Luxon, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
8
Maria was unmasked at a masked ball
00:00
04:13
Bryan Drake, John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Luxon, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
9
Collatinus is politically astute
00:00
04:29
Peter Pears, Bryan Drake, John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Luxon, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
10
There goes a happy man!
00:00
04:14
Benjamin Luxon, Bryan Drake, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
11
Tarquinius does not dare
00:00
02:26
Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
12
My horse! My horse! tarquinius does not wait
00:00
03:06
Benjamin Luxon, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
13
Their spinning-wheel unwinds
00:00
05:19
Heather Harper, Janet Baker, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
14
Listen! I heard a knock
00:00
02:34
Janet Baker, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
15
Time treads upon the hands of women
00:00
03:42
Heather Harper, Janet Baker, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
16
The oatmeal slippers of sleep
00:00
07:36
Heather Harper, Peter Pears, Benjamin Luxon, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:03:37
CD 4: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op.37
Lib. Ronald Duncan
Act 2
1
The prosperity of the Etruscans
00:00
07:19
Heather Harper, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Jenny Hill, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Bryan Drake, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
2
She sleeps as a rose
00:00
05:25
Heather Harper, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
3
Within this frail crucible of light
00:00
04:25
Benjamin Luxon, Heather Harper, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
4
Lucretia!...What do you want?
00:00
05:57
Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, Heather Harper, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
5
Interlude: Here in this scene
00:00
04:06
Heather Harper, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
6
Oh! What a lovely day!
00:00
04:26
Jenny Hill, Elizabeth Bainbridge, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
7
We'll leave the orchids for Lucretia
00:00
04:59
Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
8
Flowers bring to every year
00:00
03:24
Janet Baker, Elizabeth Bainbridge, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
9
You were right
00:00
03:51
Jenny Hill, Elizabeth Bainbridge, John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
10
Lucretia! Lucretia!
00:00
02:57
John Shirley-Quirk, Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
11
Last night Tarquinius ravished me
00:00
03:29
Janet Baker, John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
12
This dead hand lets fall
00:00
04:08
John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, Heather Harper, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
13
Epilogue: Is it all?
00:00
05:20
Heather Harper, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 59:46
CD 5: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
The Turn of the Screw, Op.54
Act One
1
Prologue
00:00
02:48
Peter Pears, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
2
Theme - Scene 1: The Journey
00:00
03:25
Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
3
Interlude: Variation I - Scene 2: The Welcome
00:00
04:08
David Hemmings, Olive Dyer, Joan Cross, Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
4
Interlude: Variation II - Scene 3: The Letter
00:00
03:51
Joan Cross, Jennifer Vyvyan, David Hemmings, Olive Dyer, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
5
Interlude: Variation III - Scene 4: The Tower
00:00
05:49
Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
6
Interlude: Variation IV - Scene 5: The Window
00:00
09:59
David Hemmings, Olive Dyer, Joan Cross, Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
7
Interlude: Variation V - Scene 6: The Lesson
00:00
04:44
David Hemmings, Olive Dyer, Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
8
Interlude: Variation VI - Scene 7: The Lake
00:00
06:37
Olive Dyer, Jennifer Vyvyan, David Hemmings, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
9
Interlude: Variation VII - Scene 8: At Night
00:00
10:44
Peter Pears, David Hemmings, Arda Mandikian, Olive Dyer, Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 52:05
CD 6: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
The Turn of the Screw, Op.54
Act Two
1
Interlude: Variation VIII - Scene 1: Colloquy and So- lioquy
00:00
08:36
Arda Mandikian, Peter Pears, Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
2
Interlude: Variation IX - Scene 2: The Bells
00:00
08:30
David Hemmings, Olive Dyer, Joan Cross, Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
3
Interlude: Variation X - Scene 3: Miss Jessel
00:00
06:20
Jennifer Vyvyan, Arda Mandikian, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
4
Interlude: Variation XI - Scene 4: The Bedroom
00:00
05:57
David Hemmings, Jennifer Vyvyan, Peter Pears, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
5
Interlude: Variation XII - Scene 5: Quint
00:00
02:06
Peter Pears, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
6
Interlude: Variation XIII - Scene 6: The Piano
00:00
04:51
Jennifer Vyvyan, Joan Cross, Olive Dyer, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
7
Interlude: Variation XIV - Scene 7: Flora
00:00
04:54
Joan Cross, Jennifer Vyvyan, Arda Mandikian, Olive Dyer, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
8
Interlude: Variation XV - Scene 8: Miles
00:00
11:43
Jennifer Vyvyan, Joan Cross, David Hemmings, Peter Pears, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 52:57
CD 7: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Death in Venice, Op.88
Lib. Myfanwy Piper (1911-1997) after T.Mann
Act 1
1
My mind beats on
00:00
04:56
Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
2
Who's that? A foreigner, a traveller no doubt
00:00
04:53
Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
3
Hey there, hey there, you!
00:00
03:47
John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Pears, Stuart Harling, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
4
Serenissima...Low-lying clouds, unending grey
00:00
02:55
Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
5
Overture: Venice
00:00
02:35
English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
6
Ah, Serenissima!
00:00
05:20
Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Michael Bauer, Kenneth Bowen, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
7
Mysterious gondola
00:00
01:41
Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
8
We are delighted to greet the signore
00:00
04:08
John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
9
Was I wrong to come?
00:00
06:13
Neville Williams, Peter Pears, Iris Saunders, Anne Wilkens, Stephen James Adams, Janice Hooper Roe, Robert Carpenter Turner, Peter Leeming, Penelope McKay, Sheila Brand, Angela Vernon Bates, Anna Vincent, Michael Follis, Kenneth Bowen, Stuart Harling, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
10
There is indeed in every artist's nature
00:00
02:40
Peter Pears, Iris Saunders, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
11
Children's games: Adziu, Adziu
00:00
10:04
Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
12
Aou'! Stagando, aou'
00:00
04:51
John Shirley-Quirk, Robert Carpenter Turner, Sheila Brand, Stephen James Adams, Anne Wilkens, Stuart Harling, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
13
Naturally, Signore, I understand
00:00
07:55
John Shirley-Quirk, Kenneth Bowen, Peter Pears, Ronald Murdock, Michael Bauer, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
14
Here will I stay, here dedicate my days
00:00
09:43
Neville Williams, Peter Pears, James Bowman, Anne Wilkens, Iris Saunders, Janice Hooper Roe, Robert Carpenter Turner, Stephen James Adams, Peter Leeming, Penelope McKay, Sheila Brand, Anna Vincent, Michael Follis, Angela Vernon Bates, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
Total Playing Time: 1:11:41
CD 8: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Death in Venice, Op.88
Lib. Myfanwy Piper (1911-1997) after T.Mann
Act 1
1
First, the race!
00:00
05:07
Neville Williams, James Bowman, Anne Wilkens, Iris Saunders, Janice Hooper Roe, Robert Carpenter Turner, Stephen James Adams, Peter Leeming, Penelope McKay, Sheila Brand, Anna Vincent, Michael Follis, Angela Vernon Bates, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
2
The boy, Tadzio, shall inspire me
00:00
04:17
Act 2
3
So, it has come to this
00:00
04:38
Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
4
Guardate, Signore!
00:00
02:20
John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
5
Do I detect a scent?
00:00
06:24
Peter Pears, Ronald Murdock, Michael Bauer, Stephen James Adams, Stuart Harling, Sheila Brand, Robert Carpenter Turner, Anne Wilkens, Anna Vincent, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
6
Careful search now leads me to them
00:00
07:47
Peter Pears, Ronald Murdock, Michael Bauer, Keith Jones, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
7
This way for the players, Signori
00:00
04:25
Neville Williams, Kenneth Bowen, Stuart Harling, Penelope McKay, John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
8
Fiorir rose in mezo al giasso
00:00
04:10
John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
9
One moment, if you please
00:00
02:00
10
In these last years
00:00
02:56
Peter Leeming, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
11
So it is true
00:00
04:22
Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
12
Receive the stranger god
00:00
03:46
John Shirley-Quirk, James Bowman, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
13
The empty beach: Do what you will with me
00:00
01:59
Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
14
Yes! A very wise decision
00:00
02:23
John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
15
Hurrah for the Piazza
00:00
02:54
Peter Pears, Iris Saunders, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
16
Chaos, chaos and sickness
00:00
04:23
Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
17
The wind still blows from the land
00:00
04:17
John Shirley-Quirk, Kenneth Bowen, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
18
Interlude: Ah, no!
00:00
05:07
Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
Total Playing Time: 1:13:15
CD 9: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Gloriana, Op.53
Act 1 Scene 1
1
1. Prelude
00:00
02:20
Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
2
2. The Tornament
00:00
04:18
Christopher Cornall, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Bryn Terfel, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
3
3. Recitative & Fight
00:00
01:25
Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
4
4. Entrance of the Queen
00:00
01:29
5
5. Recitative
00:00
01:07
Josephine Barstow, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
6
6. The two Lords' Explanation
00:00
01:24
Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Richard van Allan, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
7
7. Raleigh's Song
00:00
01:43
Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Richard van Allan, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
8
8. Ensemble of Reconciliation
00:00
04:52
Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Bryn Terfel, Richard van Allan, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
9
9. Recitative & Final March
00:00
01:29
Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Richard van Allan, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
Act 1 Scene 2
10
10. Prelude & Dialogue
00:00
02:02
11
11. The Queen's Song
00:00
01:57
12
12. Cecil's Song of Government
00:00
01:56
Josephine Barstow, Alan Opie, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
13
13. Recitative & Essex's Entry
00:00
02:35
Dominic Gill, Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Alan Opie, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
14
14. First Lute Song
00:00
01:59
15
15. Second Lute Song
00:00
03:43
16
16. The First Duet for the Queen & Essex
00:00
04:12
Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
17
17. Soliloquy & Prayer
00:00
05:10
Josephine Barstow, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
Act 2 Scene 1
18
18. Prelude & Welcome
00:00
04:03
Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, John Shirley-Quirk, Alan Opie, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
19
19. The Masque
00:00
11:47
Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Richard van Allan, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
20
20. Finale
00:00
02:51
Josephine Barstow, John Mark Ainsley, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, John Shirley-Quirk, Richard van Allan, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
Act 2 Scene 2
21
21. Prelude & Song
00:00
02:14
22
22. Duet
00:00
01:25
Yvonne Kenny, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
23
23. Double Duet
00:00
01:46
24
24. Quartet
00:00
03:38
Yvonne Kenny, Della Jones, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
Total Playing Time: 1:11:25
CD 10: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Gloriana, Op.53
Act 2 Scene 3
1
25. Pavane
00:00
02:09
Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
2
26. Conversation
00:00
01:20
Janice Watson, Yvonne Kenny, Della Jones, Philip Langridge, Peter Hoare, Jonathan Summers, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
3
27. Galliard
00:00
01:50
Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
4
28. Conversation & the Queen's Entrance
00:00
01:03
Josephine Barstow, Peter Hoare, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
5
29. Lavolta
00:00
01:25
Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
6
30. Conversation
00:00
00:49
Josephine Barstow, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
7
31. Morris dance
00:00
01:04
Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
8
32. Recitative
00:00
00:24
Yvonne Kenny, Della Jones, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
9
33. The Queen's Burlesque
00:00
01:49
Josephine Barstow, Della Jones, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
10
34. Quartet
00:00
02:50
Yvonne Kenny, Della Jones, Philip Langridge, Peter Hoare, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
11
35. March
00:00
00:46
Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
12
36. The Queen's Announcement
00:00
02:04
Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Richard van Allan, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
13
37. Ensemble
00:00
03:08
Josephine Barstow, Yvonne Kenny, Della Jones, Peter Hoare, Alan Opie, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Richard van Allan, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
14
38. Coranto
00:00
01:16
Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
Act 3 Scene 1
15
39. Prelude & Chatter
00:00
02:54
Janice Watson, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
16
40. Essex's Intrusion
00:00
00:56
Janice Watson, Philip Langridge, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
17
41. The Second Duet of the Queen & Essex
00:00
08:00
Josephine Barstow, Janice Watson, Philip Langridge, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
18
42. The Dressing-Table Song
00:00
02:45
Janice Watson, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
19
43. The Entrance of Cecil
00:00
01:03
Josephine Barstow, Alan Opie, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
20
44. Cecil's Report
00:00
00:47
Alan Opie, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
21
45. Discussion
00:00
00:58
Josephine Barstow, Alan Opie, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
22
46. The Queen's Decision
00:00
01:38
Josephine Barstow, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
Act 3 Scene 2
23
47. Ballad - Rondo
00:00
10:35
Willard White, Bryn Terfel, Jenevora Williams, James Miller-Coburn, Tom Finucane, Monmouth School Choir, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
Act 3 Scene 3
24
48. Prelude & Verdict
00:00
06:16
Josephine Barstow, Alan Opie, Richard van Allan, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
25
49. Cecil's Warning
00:00
00:56
Josephine Barstow, Alan Opie, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
26
50. The Queen's Dilemma
00:00
01:29
Josephine Barstow, Richard van Allan, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
27
51. Trio
00:00
02:30
Yvonne Kenny, Della Jones, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
28
52. Lady Essex's Pleading
00:00
02:35
Della Jones, Josephine Barstow, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
29
53. Penepole Rich's Pleading
00:00
01:41
Yvonne Kenny, Josephine Barstow, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
30
54. Epilogue
00:00
08:51
Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Alan Opie, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras
Total Playing Time: 1:15:51
  

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