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

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Catalogue No: 4256662
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Department: CDs - Classical CDs

Publisher: Decca

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Baker/Pears/Harper/Luxon/
Shirley-Quirk/Drake
English Chamber Orchestra
Benjamin Britten

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Contents
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
  

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