Nagano, Kent

Billy Budd

2 CD 5-inch
1 May 2011

Barcode: 0825646726608

Composer: Benjamin Britten
Other participants: Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Eric Halfvarson, Martyn Hill, Russell Smythe, Gidon Saks, Hallé Orchestra

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Billy Budd, Act 1: Prelude  - Kent Nagano 
02 Billy Budd, Act 1: "Pull, my bantams" (First Mate, Second Mate, Sailing Master, Bosun, Midshipmen, Donald, maintop, Novice, Squeak, First Lieutenant, seamen)  - Kent Nagano 
03 Billy Budd, Act 1: "Send for John Claggart" (First Lieutenant, Sailing Master, Ratcliffe, Claggart, Red Whiskers, Jones, Billy)  - Kent Nagano 
04 Billy Budd, Act 1: "Billy Budd, King of the birds!" (Billy, Sailing Master, First Lieutenant, Ratcliffe, seamen's voices)  - Kent Nagano 
05 Billy Budd, Act 1: "I heard, your honour!" (Claggart, Squeak, Sailor)  - Kent Nagano 
06 Billy Budd, Act 1: "Come along, Kid!" (Novice's friend, Novice, seamen)  - Kent Nagano 
07 Billy Budd, Act 1: "Christ, the poor chap..." (Billy, Dansker, Red Whiskers, Donald, Claggart, First Mate, Second Mate, Bosun, seamen)  - Kent Nagano 
08 Billy Budd, Act 1: "Vere! Vere!" - Officers and men of the Indomitable..." (Seamen, Vere, Billy)  - Kent Nagano 
09 Billy Budd, Act 2: "My compliments..." (Vere, Cabin Boy, First Lieutenant, Sailing Master)  - Kent Nagano 
10 Billy Budd, Act 2: "Don't like the french!" (Sailing Master, First Lieutenant, Vere)  - Kent Nagano 
11 Billy Budd, Act 2: "Oh, that's nothing" (Vere, First Leutenant, Sailing Master, Ratcliffe, seamen)  - Kent Nagano 
12 Billy Budd, Act 2: Interlude / "Blow her away..." (Seamen)  - Kent Nagano 
13 Billy Budd, Act 2: "Here lads!" (Donald, Red Whiskers, Billy, Dansker, Squeak, seamen)  - Kent Nagano 
14 Billy Budd, Act 2: "Come out of that" (Billy, Squeak, Claggart, Dansker, Cabin Boy, seamen)  - Kent Nagano 
15 Billy Budd, Act 2:: "O beauty, o handsomeness" (Claggart)  - Kent Nagano 
16 Billy Budd, Act 2: "Come here! Remenber your promise" (Claggart, Novice)  - Kent Nagano 
17 Billy Budd, Act 2: "Billy! Hist, Billy Budd!" (Novice, Billy, Dansker)  - Kent Nagano 
18 Billy Budd, Act 2: "Dansker, old friend" (Billy, Dansker)  - Kent Nagano 
Disc 2 
01 Billy Budd, Act 3: "I don't like the look of the mist" (Vere, First Lieutenant, Claggart)  - Kent Nagano 
02 Billy Budd, Act 3: "Deck ahoy!" (Maintop, Bosun, First Lieutenant, Sailing Master, Ratcliffe, Vere, Donald, Red Whiskers, Dansker, Billy, seamen, powder monkeys)  - Kent Nagano 
03 Billy Budd, Act 3: "All guns ready, Sir!" (First Lieutenant, Vere, Sailing Master, Maintop, Ratcliffe, seamen)  - Kent Nagano 
04 Billy Budd, Act 3: "There are you again, Master at Arms" (Vere, Claggart, First Lieutenant)  - Kent Nagano 
05 Billy Budd, Act 3: "Nay, nay, you're mistaken" (Vere, Claggart, Cabin Boy, First Lieutenant, Sailing Master, Ratcliffe)  - Kent Nagano 
06 Billy Budd, Act 3: Interlude & "Claggart, John Claggart, beware!" (Vere)  - Kent Nagano 
07 Billy Budd, Act 3: "You wanted to see me" (Billy, Vere, Claggart)  - Kent Nagano 
08 Billy Budd, Act 3: "God o'mercy!" (Vere, First Lieutenant, Sailing Master, Ratcliffe)  - Kent Nagano 
09 Billy Budd, Act 3: Interlude & "William Budd, you are accused" (First Lieutenant, Vere, Billy)  - Kent Nagano 
10 Billy Budd, Act 3: "Poor fellow, who could save him?" (First Lieutenant, Sailing Master, Ratcliffe, Vere)  - Kent Nagano 
11 Billy Budd, Act 3: "I accept their verdict" (Vere)  - Kent Nagano 
12 Billy Budd, Act 4: "Look!... Trough the port comes the moonshine astray!" (Billy, Dansker)  - Kent Nagano 
13 Billy Budd, Act 4: "And farewell to ye" (Billy)  - Kent Nagano 
14 Billy Budd, Act 4: "According to the articles of war" (First Lieutenant, Billy)  - Kent Nagano 
15 Billy Budd, Act 4: "Starry Vere, God bless you" (Choir)  - Kent Nagano 
16 Billy Budd, Act 4: "We commited his body" (Vere)  - Kent Nagano 


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