BRITTEN 2013 (100TH ANNIVERSARY)

Essential Britten

2 Compact Disc
24 Sep 2012

Barcode: 5099944029227

Composer: Benjamin Britten

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 I. Fanfare: Les Illuminations for high voice and string orchestra Op. 18 (1971 Digital Remaster)  - Heather Harper/Northern Sinfonia Orchestra/Sir Nev 
02 VII. Being Beauteous: Les Illuminations for high voice and string orchestra Op. 18 (1971 Digital Remaster)  - Heather Harper/Northern Sinfonia Orchestra/Sir Nev 
03 I. Boisterous Bourrée: Simple Symphony, Op.4  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
04 II. Playful Pizzicato: Simple Symphony, Op.4  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
05 III. Sentimental Sarabande: Simple Symphony, Op.4  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
06 IV. Frolicsome Finale: Simple Symphony, Op.4  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
07 1. Pastoral: The day's grown old (Charles Cotton): Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31  - Neil Mackie/Barry Tuckwell/Steuart Bedford/John Tu 
08 2. Nocturne: The splendour falls on castle walls (Alfred, Lord Tennyson): Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31  - Neil Mackie/Barry Tuckwell/Steuart Bedford/John Tu 
09 III. Passacaglia (Andante lento (un poco meno mosso) - Largamente (lento) - Lento e solenne): Violin Concerto Op. 1  - Paavo Berglund/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Ida 
10 Nicolas devotes himself to God: Saint Nicolas, Op.42 (1995 - Remaster)  - Robert Tear/Bruce Russell/Sir Andrew Davis/Ian Har 
11 1. Procession: A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 (1995 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Osian Ellis/Sir Da 
12 2. Wolcum Yole!: A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 (1995 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Osian Ellis/Sir Da 
13 3. There is no rose: A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 (1995 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Osian Ellis/Sir Da 
14 4a. That yongë child: A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 (1995 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Osian Ellis/Sir Da 
15 4b. Balulalow: A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 (1995 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Osian Ellis/Sir Da 
16 5. As dew in Aprille: A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 (1995 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Osian Ellis/Sir Da 
17 6. This little Babe: A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 (1995 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Osian Ellis/Sir Da 
18 7. Interlude (Andante pastorale) [harp]: A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 (1995 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Osian Ellis/Sir Da 
19 8. In freezing winter night: A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 (1995 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Osian Ellis/Sir Da 
20 9. Spring Carol: A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 (1995 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Osian Ellis/Sir Da 
21 10. Deo Gracias!: A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 (1995 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Osian Ellis/Sir Da 
22 11. Recession: A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28 (1995 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Osian Ellis/Sir Da 
Disc 2 
01 Theme: Allegro maestoso e largamente (full orchestra - woodwind - brass - strings - percussion - full orchestra): The  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
02 Variation A: Presto (flutes & piccolo): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
03 Variation B: Lento (oboes): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 3  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
04 Variation C: Moderato (clarinets): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcel  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
05 Variation D: Allegro con marcia (bassoons): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
06 Variation E: Brillante, alla polacca (violins): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Th  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
07 Variation F: Meno mosso (violas): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
08 Variation G: L'istesso tempo (cellos): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Pu  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
09 Variation H: Cominciando lento ma poco a poco accel. al Allegro (double basses): The Young Person's Guide to the Orches  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
10 Variation I: Maestoso (harp): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op.  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
11 Variation J: L'istesso tempo (horns): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Pur  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
12 Variation K: Vivace (trumpets): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell O  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
13 Variation L: Allegro pomposo (trombones & tuba): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
14 Percussion - Variation M: Moderato (percussion): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
15 Fugue: Allegro molto - Con slancio (L'istesso tempo) (full orchestra): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Varia  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
16 In May, in brilliant Athens: Phaedra, Op.93  - Felicity Palmer/Endymion Ensemble/John Whitfield 
17 2. Phaeton (Vivace ritmico): Six Metamorphoses after Ovid Op. 49  - Roy Carter 
18 When most I wink, then do mine eyes best see (Shakespeare): Nocturne, Op.60  - Robert Tear/English Chamber Orchestra/Jeffrey Tate 
19 II. Scherzo-pizzicato (Allegretto): Cello Sonata in C Op. 65  - Moray Welsh/John Lenehan 
20 Still falls the rain, Op.55: Canticle III  - Ian Bostridge/Timothy Brown/Julius Drake 
21 The merry Cuckoo (E Spencer): A Spring Symphony Op. 44 (1986 Digital Remaster)  - Sheila Armstrong/Dame Janet Baker/Robert Tear/Andr 
22 O waly, waly: Folk Song Arrangements  - David Daniels/Julius Drake 
23 You spotted snakes with double tongues (Fairies): A Midsummer Night's Dream Op. 64, ACT ONE  - James Bowman/Lillian Watson/Dexter Fletcher/Norman 
24 V. Agnus Dei: War Requiem, Op.66  - Elisabeth Söderström/Robert Tear/Sir Thomas Allen/ 
25 The Salley Gardens: Folksong Arrangements  - Christopher Maltman/Julius Drake 
26 Dawn: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
27 Sunday Morning: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
28 Moonlight: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
29 Storm: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 


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