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Catalogue No: LPO-0010
Shop Product Code: 203485K

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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.


Contents and Reviews

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...'