Various Artists

Britten: Orchestral Works

8 Compact Disc
4 Feb 2013

Barcode: 5099997816027

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 I. Lacrymosa (Andante ben misurato) -: Sinfonia da Requiem Op. 20  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
02 II. Dies irae (Allegro con fuoco) -: Sinfonia da Requiem Op. 20  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
03 III. Requiem aeternam (Andante molto tranquillo): Sinfonia da Requiem Op. 20  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
04 Dawn: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
05 Sunday Morning: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
06 Moonlight: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
07 Storm: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
08 Passacaglia from 'Peter Grimes' Op. 33b  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
09 Theme: Allegro maestoso e largamente (full orchestra - woodwind - brass - strings - percussion - full orchestra): The  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
10 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 
11 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 
12 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 
13 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 
14 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 
15 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 
16 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 
17 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 
18 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 
19 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 
20 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 
21 Variation L: Allegro pomposo (trombones & tuba): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
22 Percussion - Variation M: Moderato (percussion): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 
23 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 
Disc 2 
01 Canadian Carnival, Op.19  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
02 Theme -: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
03 Var.I Recitative -: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
04 Var.II Romance -: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
05 Var.III March -: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
06 Var.IV Arabesque: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
07 Var.V Chant -: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
08 Var.VI Nocturne -: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
09 Var.VII Badinerie: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
10 Var.VIII Burlesque: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
11 Var.IX Toccata I - Toccata II -: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
12 Var.X Adagio: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
13 Var.XI Tarantella: Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21  - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
14 Scottish Ballad, Op.26  - Sir Simon Rattle/Peter Donohoe/Philip Fowke/City o 
15 An American Overture, Op.27  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
16 Occasional Overture, Op.38  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
17 The Building of the House - Overture, Op.79  - Sir Simon Rattle/CBSO Chorus/City of Birmingham Sy 
Disc 3 
01 I. Toccata (Allegro molto e con brio): Piano Concerto Op.13  - Leif Ove Andsnes/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
02 II. Waltz (Allegretto): Piano Concerto Op.13  - Leif Ove Andsnes/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
03 III. Impromptu (Andante lento) -: Piano Concerto Op.13  - Leif Ove Andsnes/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
04 IV. March (Allegro moderato - sempre alla marcia): Piano Concerto Op.13  - Leif Ove Andsnes/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
05 I. Moderato con moto: Violin Concerto Op. 15 (revised version) (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Paavo Berglund/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Ida 
06 II. Vivace - Cadenza -: Violin Concerto Op. 15 (revised version) (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Paavo Berglund/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Ida 
07 III. Passacaglia (Andante lento (un poco meno mosso) - Largamente (lento) - Lento e solenne): Violin Concerto Op. 1  - Paavo Berglund/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Ida 
08 Young Apollo, Op.16  - Sir Simon Rattle/Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham 
Disc 4 
01 I. Boisterous Bourrée: Simple Symphony, Op.4  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
02 II. Playful Pizzicato: Simple Symphony, Op.4  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
03 III. Sentimental Sarabande: Simple Symphony, Op.4  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
04 IV. Frolicsome Finale: Simple Symphony, Op.4  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
05 Introduction and Theme: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
06 Variation 1: Adagio: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
07 Variation 2: March: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
08 Variation 3: Romance: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
09 Variation 4: Aria italiana: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
10 Variation 5: Bourrée classique: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
11 Variation 6: Wiener Walzer: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
12 Variation 7: Moto perpetuo: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
13 Variation 8: Funeral March: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
14 Variation 9: Chant: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
15 Variation 10: Fugue and Finale: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
16 Prelude & Fugue, Op.29  - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown 
17 Lachrymae, Op.48  - Lars Anders Tomter/Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Ion 
Disc 5 
01 The Tournament: Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a  - Takuo Yuasa 
02 The Lute Song: Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a  - Takuo Yuasa 
03 March: Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a, The Courtly Dances  - Takuo Yuasa 
04 Coranto: Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a, The Courtly Dances  - Takuo Yuasa 
05 Pavane: Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a, The Courtly Dances  - Takuo Yuasa 
06 Morris Dance: Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a, The Courtly Dances  - Takuo Yuasa 
07 Galliard: Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a, The Courtly Dances  - Takuo Yuasa 
08 Lavolta: Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a, The Courtly Dances  - Takuo Yuasa 
09 Gloriana moritura: Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a  - Takuo Yuasa 
10 I. Allegro maestoso: Cello Symphony Op. 68  - Steven Isserlis/City of London Sinfonia/Nicholas W 
11 II. Presto inquieto: Cello Symphony Op. 68  - Steven Isserlis/City of London Sinfonia/Nicholas W 
12 Cadenza: Cello Symphony Op. 68, III. Adagio -  - Steven Isserlis/City of London Sinfonia/Nicholas W 
13 IV. Passacaglia (Andante allegro): Cello Symphony Op. 68  - Steven Isserlis/City of London Sinfonia/Nicholas W 
14 Variations on a Christmas carol, 'Men of Goodwill'  - Sir Neville Marriner 
Disc 6 
01 I: Poco presto ed agitato: Sinfonietta Op. 1  - Daniel Harding/Britten Sinfonia 
02 II: Andante lento: Sinfonietta Op. 1  - Daniel Harding/Britten Sinfonia 
03 III: Tarantella (Presto vivace): Sinfonietta Op. 1  - Daniel Harding/Britten Sinfonia 
04 Russian Funeral  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
05 'A time there was...' Op.90: I. Cakes and Ale: Suite on English Folk Tunes  - Sir Simon Rattle 
06 'A time there was...' Op.90: II. The Bitter Withy: Suite on English Folk Tunes  - Sir Simon Rattle 
07 'A time there was...' Op.90: III. Hankin Booby: Suite on English Folk Tunes  - Sir Simon Rattle 
08 'A time there was...' Op.90: IV. Hunt the Squirrel: Suite on English Folk Tunes  - Sir Simon Rattle 
09 'A time there was...' Op.90: V. Lord Melbourne: Suite on English Folk Tunes  - Sir Simon Rattle 
10 March: Matinées musicales Op. 24  - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson 
11 Nocturne: Matinées musicales Op. 24  - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson 
12 Waltz: Matinées musicales Op. 24  - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson 
13 Pantomime: Matinées musicales Op. 24  - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson 
14 Moto perpetuo: Matinées musicales Op. 24  - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson 
15 March: Soirées musicales Op. 9  - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson 
16 Canzonetta: Soirées musicales Op. 9  - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson 
17 Tirolese: Soirées musicales Op. 9  - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson 
18 Bolero: Soirées musicales Op. 9  - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson 
19 Tarantella: Soirées musicales Op. 9  - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson 
20 I. Allegro brillante -: Rossini Suite  - Steuart Bedford/John Tunnell/George McPhee 
21 II. Allegretto: Rossini Suite  - Steuart Bedford/John Tunnell/George McPhee 
22 III. Allegretto -: Rossini Suite  - Steuart Bedford/John Tunnell/George McPhee 
23 IV. Bolero (Allegro moderato) -: Rossini Suite  - Steuart Bedford/John Tunnell/George McPhee 
24 V. Allegro con brio: Rossini Suite  - Steuart Bedford/John Tunnell/George McPhee 
Disc 7 
01 Prelude: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act I  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
02 The Fool and the Dwarf (David Purser, principal trombone): The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
03 March and Courtiers' Dance (John Harle, alto saxophone): The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act I  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
04 Entry of the Pages and the Four Kings (Sebastian Bell, principal flute): The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three ac  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
05 Variation of the King of the North: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act I, The Palace of the E  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
06 Variation of the King of the East (Michael Thompson, horn): The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Ac  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
07 Variation of the King of the West: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act I, The Palace of the Em  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
08 Variation of the King of the South (John Chimes, timpani; Kevin Nutty, native drums): The Prince of the Pagodas - Balle  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
09 The Kings bow before the Emperor: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act I, The Palace of the Emp  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
10 Variation of Princess Belle Epine: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act I, The Palace of the Em  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
11 Variation of Princess Belle Rose and Pas de deux (Gareth Hulse, oboe; John Miller, trumpet): The Prince of the Pagodas  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
12 The Kings and Belle Rose: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act I, The Palace of the Emperor of  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
13 Belle Epine and the Four Kings: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act I, The Palace of the Emper  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
14 The Rage of the Kings: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act I, The Palace of the Emperor of the  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
15 Entry of the Four Winged Frogs (John Orford, principal bassoon): The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 5  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
16 The Strange Journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land: Introduction: Belle Rose borne in by the Frogs: The Prince of the  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
17 The Strange Journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land: Waltz (Clouds, Stars and Moon): The Prince of the Pagodas - Balle  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
18 The Strange Journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land: Belle Rose borne in by the Frogs: The Prince of the Pagodas - Bal  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
19 The Strange Journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land: Entrée (Sea Horses, Fish Creatures and Waves): The Prince of the  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
20 The Strange Journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land: Variation (Sea Horses): The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in thr  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
21 The Strange Journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land: Variation (Fish Creatures) (Helen Tunstall, harp; Joy Farrall, cl  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
22 The Strange Journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land: Coda: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Ac  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
23 The Strange Journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land: Belle Rose borne in by the Frogs: The Prince of the Pagodas - Bal  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
24 The Strange Journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land: Pas de deux (Male and Female Flames): The Prince of the Pagodas -  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
25 The Strange Journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land: Variation (Male Flame): The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in thr  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
26 The Strange Journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land: Variation (Female Flame): The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in t  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
27 The Strange Journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land: Coda: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Ac  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
28 The Strange Journey of Belle Rose to the Pagoda Land: Belle Rose, exhausted, borne in by the Frogs: The Prince of the P  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
29 The Arrival and Adventures of Belle Rose in the Kingdom of the Pagodas: Belle Rose in darkness (Nona Liddell, violin):  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
30 The Arrival and Adventures of Belle Rose in the Kingdom of the Pagodas: The Pagodas (James Holland, principal percussio  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
31 The Arrival and Adventures of Belle Rose in the Kingdom of the Pagodas: The Salamander: The Prince of the Pagodas - Bal  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
32 The Arrival and Adventures of Belle Rose in the Kingdom of the Pagodas: Pas de deux (The Prince and Belle Rose) (Nichol  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
33 The Arrival and Adventures of Belle Rose in the Kingdom of the Pagodas: Belle Rose hunts for the Prince: The Prince of  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
Disc 8 
01 The Palace of the Middle Kingdom: Empress Belle Epine: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act III  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
02 The Palace of the Middle Kingdom: The Old Emperor (John Harle, alto saxophone): The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in t  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
03 The Palace of the Middle Kingdom: Appearance of Belle Rose and the Salamander: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in th  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
04 The Pagoda Palace: Transformation: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act III, Scene 2  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
05 The Pagoda Palace: Pas de six: Entrée: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act III, Scene 2  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
06 The Pagoda Palace: Variation I: Pas de deux: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act III, Scene 2  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
07 The Pagoda Palace: Variation II: Girl's Solo (Nona Liddell, violin; Christopher van Kampen, cello): The Prince of the P  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
08 The Pagoda Palace, Variation III : Boy's Solo: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act III, Scene  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
09 The Pagoda Palace, Variation III : Pas de trois: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act III, Scen  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
10 The Pagoda Palace, Variation III : Coda: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act III, Scene 2  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
11 The Pagoda Palace: Pas de caractère (The Emperor and the Fool): The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
12 The Pagoda Palace: Pas de deux (Belle Rose and the Prince of the Pagodas): The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
13 The Pagoda Palace: Variation (The Prince): The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act III, Scene 2  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
14 The Pagoda Palace: Variation (Belle Rose): The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act III, Scene 2  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
15 The Pagoda Palace: Finale: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act III, Scene 2  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 
16 The Pagoda Palace: Apotheosis: The Prince of the Pagodas - Ballet in three acts Op. 57, Act III, Scene 2  - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen 


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