Britten, Benjamin: The Rape of Lucretia/Phaedra (Decca Audio CD x2)

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The Rape of Lucretia/Phaedra (Decca Audio CD x2)

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Publisher: Decca

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Baker/Pears/Harper/Luxon/
Shirley-Quirk/Drake
English Chamber Orchestra
Benjamin Britten
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CD 1: Britten: The Rape of Lucretia; Phaedra Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976) Phaedra, Op.93 1 In May, in brilliant Athens 00:00 06:37 2 Oh Gods of wrath 00:00 02:51 3 My time's too short, your highness 00:00 05:56 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 02:54 Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten 7 Who reaches heaven first 00:00 02:33 John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, Benjamin Luxon, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten 8 Maria was unmasked at a masked ball 00:00 04:14 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 04:15 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 03:07 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 02:35 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 07:37 Heather Harper, Peter Pears, Benjamin Luxon, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten Total Playing Time: 1:03:46 CD 2: Britten: The Rape of Lucretia; Phaedra 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 05:26 Heather Harper, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten 3 Within this frail crucible of light 00:00 04:26 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 04:07 Heather Harper, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten 6 Oh! What a lovely day! 00:00 04:27 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 03:52 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 03:30 Janet Baker, John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten 12 This dead hand lets fall 00:00 04:09 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: 59:53