BRITTEN, BENJAMIN

Britten: The Rape of Lucretia

Compact Disc
14 Jan 2013

Barcode: 5099960267221

Composer: Benjamin Britten
Other participants: Ian Bostridge * Angelika Kirchschlager * Susan Gritton * Peter Coleman-Wright * Christopher Purves * a.o. * Aleburgh Festival Ensemble * Oliver Knussen

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Rome is now ruled by the Etruscan upstart: Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I  - Oliver Knussen 
02 It is an axiom among kings: Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I  - Susan Gritton 
03 Here the thirsty evening has drunk the wine of light: Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I  - Oliver Knussen 
04 Who reaches heaven first is the best philosopher: Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I  - Peter Coleman-Wright 
05 Maria was unmasked at a masked ball: Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I  - Peter Coleman-Wright 
06 Collatinus is politically astute: Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I  - Peter Coleman-Wright 
07 Goodnight!....There goes a happy man!: Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I  - Peter Coleman-Wright 
08 Tarquinius does not dare: Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I  - Oliver Knussen 
09 My horse! My horse! - Interlude: Tarquinius does not wait: Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I  - Peter Coleman-Wright 
10 Their spinning wheel unwinds: Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene II  - Susan Gritton 
11 Listen! I heard a knock: Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene II  - Oliver Knussen 
12 Ah... Time treads upon the hands of women: Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene II  - Susan Gritton 
13 The oatmeal slippers of sleep: Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene II  - Susan Gritton 
14 Lucia runs to the door: Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene II  - Susan Gritton 
Disc 2 
01 The prosperity of the Etruscans was due: Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene I  - Susan Gritton 
02 She sleeps as a rose upon the night: Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene I  - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Susan G 
03 When Tarquinius desires: Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene I  - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Ian Bos 
04 Within this frail crucible of light: Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene I  - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Susan G 
05 Lucretia!...What do you want?: Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene I  - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Susan G 
06 Interlude: Here in this scene you see: Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene I  - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Susan Gritton/Oliver K 
07 Oh! What a lovely day!: Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene II  - Oliver Knussen 
08 Good morning, my lady: Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene II  - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Claire 
09 Flowers bring to every year: Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene II  - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Hilary 
10 You were right. Tarquinius took one of the horses: Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene II  - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Claire 
11 Lucretia! O, never again must we two dare to part: Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene II  - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Angelik 
12 Last night Tarquinius ravished me: Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene II  - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Angelik 
13 This dead hand lets fall: Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene II  - Susan Gritton 
14 Epilogue: Is it all?: Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene II  - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Susan G 


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