Britten, Benjamin: Gloriana (Decca Audio CD x2)

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Gloriana (Decca Audio CD x2)

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Josephine Barstow · Philip Langridge
Alan Opie · Yvonne Kenny
Jonathan Summers
Chorus and Orchestra of the
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Sir Charles Mackerras

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CD 1: Britten: Gloriana 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 04:19 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 01:30 5 5. Recitative 00:00 01:08 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 04:53 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 02:36 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 03:44 16 16. The First Duet for the Queen & Essex 00:00 04:13 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 11:48 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 02:52 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 01:47 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: 1:11:35 CD 2: Britten: Gloriana Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976) Gloriana, Op.53 Act 2 Scene 3 1 25. Pavane 00:00 02:10 Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras 2 26. Conversation 00:00 01:21 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 01:04 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 00:25 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 02:51 Yvonne Kenny, Della Jones, Philip Langridge, Peter Hoare, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras 11 35. March 00:00 00:47 Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras 12 36. The Queen's Announcement 00:00 02:05 Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Richard van Allan, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras 13 37. Ensemble 00:00 03:09 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 02:55 Janice Watson, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras 16 40. Essex's Intrusion 00:00 00:57 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 08:01 Josephine Barstow, Janice Watson, Philip Langridge, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras 18 42. The Dressing-Table Song 00:00 02:46 Janice Watson, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras 19 43. The Entrance of Cecil 00:00 01:04 Josephine Barstow, Alan Opie, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras 20 44. Cecil's Report 00:00 00:48 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 00:57 Josephine Barstow, Alan Opie, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras 26 50. The Queen's Dilemma 00:00 01:30 Josephine Barstow, Richard van Allan, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras 27 51. Trio 00:00 02:31 Yvonne Kenny, Della Jones, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras 28 52. Lady Essex's Pleading 00:00 02:36 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: 1:16:09