Britten, Benjamin: The Turn of the Screw (Decca Audio CD)

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The Turn of the Screw (Decca Audio CD)

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Donath · Harper · Tear · June · Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden · Davis. 1981 recording.

BBC Music Magazine
“Britten's devastating master-opera is graced with a performance to match, with stellar playing and a mesmerising tour de force each from Robert Tear's Quint and Helen Donath's Governess.”
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CD 1: Britten: The Turn of the Screw Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976) The Turn of the Screw, Op.54 1 Prologue 03:03 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Philip Langridge, Colin Davis Act One 2 Interlude: Theme - Scene 1: The Journey 03:18 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Helen Donath, Colin Davis 3 Interlude: Variation I - Scene 2: The Welcome 04:35 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Michael Ginn, Lillian Watson, Helen Donath, Ava June, Colin Davis 4 Interlude: Variation II - Scene 3: The Letter 03:41 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Ava June, Helen Donath, Michael Ginn, Lillian Watson, Colin Davis 5 Interlude: Variation III - Scene 4: The Tower 05:51 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Helen Donath, Colin Davis 6 Interlude: Variation IV - Scene 5: The Window 10:40 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Michael Ginn, Lillian Watson, Helen Donath, Ava June, Colin Davis 7 Interlude: Variation V - Scene 6: The Lesson 05:25 8 Interlude: Variation VI - Scene 7: The Lake 06:29 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Lillian Watson, Helen Donath, Michael Ginn, Colin Davis 9 Interlude: Variation VII - Scene 8: At Night 10:50 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Robert Tear, Michael Ginn, Lillian Watson, Heather Harper, Helen Donath, Ava June, Colin Davis Total Playing Time: 53:52 CD 2: Britten: The Turn of the Screw Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976) The Turn of the Screw, Op.54 Act Two 1 Interlude: Variation VIII - Scene 1: Colloquy and So- lioquy 08:22 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Heather Harper, Robert Tear, Helen Donath, Colin Davis 2 Interlude: Variation IX - Scene 2: The Bells 09:40 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Michael Ginn, Lillian Watson, Ava June, Helen Donath, Colin Davis 3 Interlude: Variation X - Scene 3: Miss Jessel 05:54 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Helen Donath, Heather Harper, Colin Davis 4 Interlude: Variation XI - Scene 4: The Bedroom 06:08 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Michael Ginn, Helen Donath, Robert Tear, Colin Davis 5 Interlude: Variation XII - Scene 5: Quint 02:20 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Robert Tear, Colin Davis 6 Interlude: Variation XIII - Scene 6: The Piano 04:26 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Helen Donath, Ava June, Lillian Watson, Colin Davis 7 Interlude: Variation XIV - Scene 7: Flora 04:50 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Ava June, Helen Donath, Heather Harper, Lillian Watson, Colin Davis 8 Interlude: Variation XV - Scene 8: Miles 12:45 Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Helen Donath, Ava June, Michael Ginn, Robert Tear, Colin Davis Total Playing Time: 54:25