RATTLE EDITION

Britten

Compact Disc
9 Feb 2009

Barcode: 5099924274326

Composer: Benjamin Britten
Other participants: Ian Bostridge * Peter Donohoe * Robert Tear * Jill Gomez * Thomas Allen * Elisabeth Söderström * City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra *

Berliner Philharmoniker a.o.

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 An American Overture, Op.27  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
02 1. Funeral March -: Ballad of Heroes, Op.14  - Sir Simon Rattle/CBSO Chorus/Simon Halsey/City of 
03 2. Scherzo (Dance of Death): Ballad of Heroes, Op.14  - Sir Simon Rattle/CBSO Chorus/Simon Halsey/City of 
04 3. Recitative and Choral - Epilogue (Funeral March): Ballad of Heroes, Op.14  - Sir Simon Rattle/CBSO Chorus/Simon Halsey/City of 
05 Theme -: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
06 Var.I Recitative -: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
07 Var.II Romance -: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
08 Var.III March -: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
09 Var.IV Arabesque: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
10 Var.V Chant -: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
11 Var.VI Nocturne -: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
12 Var.VII Badinerie: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
13 Var.VIII Burlesque: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
14 Var.IX Toccata I - Toccata II -: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
15 Var.X Adagio: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
16 Var.XI Tarantella: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
17 The Building of the House - Overture, Op.79  - Sir Simon Rattle/CBSO Chorus/City of Birmingham Sy 
18 'Praise we great men' -: Praise We Great Men (1976)  - Robert Tear/Simon Halsey/Sir Simon Rattle/Alison H 
19 'Praise we the just': Praise We Great Men (1976)  - Simon Halsey/Robert Tear/Sir Simon Rattle/Alison H 
20 [Coda]: Praise We Great Men (1976)  - Robert Tear/Simon Halsey/Sir Simon Rattle/Alison H 
21 'A time there was...' Op.90: I. Cakes and Ale: Suite on English Folk Tunes  - Sir Simon Rattle 
22 'A time there was...' Op.90: II. The Bitter Withy: Suite on English Folk Tunes  - Sir Simon Rattle 
23 'A time there was...' Op.90: III. Hankin Booby: Suite on English Folk Tunes  - Sir Simon Rattle 
24 'A time there was...' Op.90: IV. Hunt the Squirrel: Suite on English Folk Tunes  - Sir Simon Rattle 
25 'A time there was...' Op.90: V. Lord Melbourne: Suite on English Folk Tunes  - Sir Simon Rattle 
Disc 2 
01 Canadian Carnival, Op.19  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
02 Young Apollo, Op.16  - Sir Simon Rattle/Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham 
03 1. Nuits de juin (wds. Victor Hugo): Quatre Chansons françaises (1928)  - Sir Simon Rattle/Jill Gomez 
04 2. Sagesse (wds. Paul Verlaine): Quatre Chansons françaises (1928)  - Sir Simon Rattle/Jill Gomez 
05 3. L'Enfance (wds. Victor Hugo): Quatre Chansons françaises (1928)  - Sir Simon Rattle/Jill Gomez 
06 4. Chanson d'automne (wds. Paul Verlaine): Quatre Chansons françaises (1928)  - Sir Simon Rattle/Jill Gomez 
07 Scottish Ballad, Op.26  - Sir Simon Rattle/Peter Donohoe/Philip Fowke/City o 
08 Occasional Overture, Op.38  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
09 I. Lacrymosa (Andante ben misurato) -: Sinfonia da Requiem, Op.20  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
10 II. Dies irae (Allegro con fuoco) -: Sinfonia da Requiem, Op.20  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
11 III. Requiem aeternam (Andante molto tranquillo): Sinfonia da Requiem, Op.20  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
Disc 3 
01 I. Fanfare: Les Illuminations, Op.18  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
02 II. Villes: Les Illuminations, Op.18  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
03 IIIa. Phrase: Les Illuminations, Op.18  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
04 IIIb. Antique: Les Illuminations, Op.18  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
05 IV. Royauté: Les Illuminations, Op.18  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
06 V. Marine: Les Illuminations, Op.18  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
07 VI. Interlude: Les Illuminations, Op.18  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
08 VII. Being Beauteous: Les Illuminations, Op.18  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
09 VIII. Parade: Les Illuminations, Op.18  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
10 IX. Départ: Les Illuminations, Op.18  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
11 Prologue: Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, Op.31 (1943)  - Ian Bostridge/Radek Baborák/Berliner Philharmonike 
12 Pastoral (Charles Cotton): Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, Op.31 (1943)  - Ian Bostridge/Radek Baborák/Berliner Philharmonike 
13 Nocturne (Alfred, Lord Tennyson): Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, Op.31 (1943)  - Ian Bostridge/Radek Baborák/Berliner Philharmonike 
14 Elegy (William Blake): Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, Op.31 (1943)  - Ian Bostridge/Radek Baborák/Berliner Philharmonike 
15 Dirge (anon. 15th century): Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, Op.31 (1943)  - Ian Bostridge/Radek Baborák/Berliner Philharmonike 
16 Hymn (Ben Jonson): Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, Op.31 (1943)  - Ian Bostridge/Radek Baborák/Berliner Philharmonike 
17 Sonnet (John Keats): Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, Op.31 (1943)  - Ian Bostridge/Radek Baborák/Berliner Philharmonike 
18 Epilogue: Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, Op.31 (1943)  - Ian Bostridge/Radek Baborák/Berliner Philharmonike 
19 Prometheus Unbound (Shelley): Nocturne, Op.60 (1958)  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
20 The Kraken (Tennyson): Nocturne, Op.60 (1958)  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
21 The Wanderings of Cain (Coleridge): Nocturne, Op.60 (1958)  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
22 Blurt, Master Constable (Middleton): Nocturne, Op.60 (1958)  - Ian Bostridge/Radek Baborák/Berliner Philharmonike 
23 The Prelude (1805) (Wordsworth): Nocturne, Op.60 (1958)  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
24 The Kind Ghosts (Owen): Nocturne, Op.60 (1958)  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
25 Sleep and Poetry (Keats): Nocturne, Op.60 (1958)  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
26 Sonnet 43 (Shakespeare): Nocturne, Op.60 (1958)  - Ian Bostridge/Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Ra 
Disc 4 
01 Requiem aeternam dona eis Domine: War Requiem, Op.66, I. Requiem aeternam  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
02 What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?: War Requiem, Op.66, I. Requiem aeternam  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
03 Kyrie eleison: War Requiem, Op.66, I. Requiem aeternam  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
04 Dies irae, dies illa: War Requiem, Op.66, II. Dies irae  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
05 Bugles sang, saddening the evening air: War Requiem, Op.66, II. Dies irae  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
06 Liber scriptus proferetur: War Requiem, Op.66, II. Dies irae  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
07 Out there, we've walked quite friendly up to Death: War Requiem, Op.66, II. Dies irae  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
08 Recordare Jesu pie: War Requiem, Op.66, II. Dies irae  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
09 Be slowly lifted up, thou long black arm: War Requiem, Op.66, II. Dies irae  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
10 Dies irae, dies illa: War Requiem, Op.66, II. Dies irae  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
11 Lacrimosa dies illa: War Requiem, Op.66, II. Dies irae  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
12 Move him into the sun...Pie Jesu: War Requiem, Op.66, II. Dies irae  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
13 Domine Jesu Christe: War Requiem, Op.66, III. Offertorium  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
14 So Abram rose, and clave the wood, and went: War Requiem, Op.66, III. Offertorium  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
15 Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus: War Requiem, Op.66, IV. Sanctus  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
16 Benedictus qui venit in nomine Domini: War Requiem, Op.66, IV. Sanctus  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
17 After the blast of lightning from the East: War Requiem, Op.66, IV. Sanctus  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
18 V. Agnus Dei: War Requiem, Op.66  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
Disc 5 
01 Libera me, Domine, de morte aeterna: War Requiem, Op.66, VI. Libera me  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
02 It seemed that out of battle I escaped: War Requiem, Op.66, VI. Libera me  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
03 Let us sleep now...In paradisum: War Requiem, Op.66, VI. Libera me  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
04 Theme (Allegro maestoso e largamente): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
05 Var.A: Flutes and piccolo: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
06 Var.B: Oboes (Lento): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
07 Var.C: Clarinets (Moderato): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
08 Var.D: Bassoons (Allegro alla marcia): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
09 Var.E: Violins (Brillante: alla polacca): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
10 Var.F: Violas (Meno mosso): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
11 Var.G: Cellos: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
12 Var.H: Double basses (Cominciando lento ma poco a poco accel. al Allegro): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, O  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
13 Var.I: Harp (Maestoso): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
14 Var.J: Horns (L'istesso tempo): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
15 Var.K: Trumpets (Vivace): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
16 Var.L: Trombones and bass tuba (Allegro pomposo): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
17 Var.M: Percussion (Moderato): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
18 Fugue (Allegro molto): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
19 Russian Funeral  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 


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