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Catalogue No: LPO-0010
Shop Product Code: 203485K
War Requiem Op 66 (LPO Audio CD)

Status: Usually shipped within 10 - 12 working days

Subtitle: 2-disc Set

Department: CDs - Save up to 15% - Classical CDs: Vocal, Choral & Opera

Publisher: Select Music

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Masur conducts Britten's War Requiem

Benjamin Britten's great artistic statement of pacifism is a modern classic: an unprecedented treatment of the Latin texts of the Requiem set alongside acerbic and often overtly contradictory verse by Wilfred Owen.

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01 Requiem aeternam 02 Anthem for Doomed Youth What passing-bells for these who die as cattle? 03 Dies irae 04 But I Was Looking At The Permanent Stars Bugles sang, saddening the evening air 05 Liber scriptus proferetur 06 The Next War Out there, we've walked quite friendly up to Death 07 Recordare 08 Confutatis maledictis 09 On Seeing A Piece of Our Heavy Artillery Brought into Action Be slowly lifted up, thou long black arm 10 Lacrimosa 11 Futility Move him into the sun 12 Offertorium 13 Parable of the Old Men and the Young So Abram rose, and clave the wood 14 Sanctus 15 Benedictus 16 The End After the blast of lightning from the East 17 Agnus Dei 18 Libera me 19 Strange Meeting It seemed that out of battle I escaped 20 'Let us sleep now...'