BRITTEN The Rape of Lucretia Baker/Pears/Harper/Lu

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

The Rape Of Lucretia
Phaedra
Baker · Pears · Harper · Luxon ·
Shirley-Quirk · Drake
English Chamber Orchestra
Benjamin Britten
Int. Release 05 Feb. 1990
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Track List

CD 1: Britten: The Rape of Lucretia; Phaedra

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Phaedra, Op.93

Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

The Rape of Lucretia, Op.37

Lib. Ronald Duncan

Act 1

Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Heather Harper, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, Benjamin Luxon, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Bryan Drake, John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Luxon, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Bryan Drake, John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Luxon, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Luxon, Bryan Drake, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Luxon, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Heather Harper, Janet Baker, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Janet Baker, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Heather Harper, Janet Baker, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Heather Harper, Peter Pears, Benjamin Luxon, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:03:46

CD 2: Britten: The Rape of Lucretia; Phaedra

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op.37

Lib. Ronald Duncan

Act 2

Heather Harper, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Jenny Hill, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Bryan Drake, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Heather Harper, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Luxon, Heather Harper, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, Heather Harper, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Heather Harper, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Jenny Hill, Elizabeth Bainbridge, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Janet Baker, Elizabeth Bainbridge, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Jenny Hill, Elizabeth Bainbridge, John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

John Shirley-Quirk, Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Janet Baker, John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, Heather Harper, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Heather Harper, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 59:53

. . . [Pears]: [a] superb performance -- incisive and dramatic as ever.

. . . ["Phaedra"] was written for Janet Baker, who remains its definitive interpreter.