BRITTEN conducts BRITTEN Operas II

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

Britten Conducts Britten
Operas Ii
A Midsummer Night'S Dream
The Rape Of Lucretia
The Turn Of The Screw
Death In Venice * , Gloriana **
Benjamin Britten Ě Steuart Bedford*
Sir Charles Mackerras**
Int. Release 07 Oct. 2004
10 CDs / Download
0289 475 6029 6
Decca ADD/DDD


Track List

CD 1: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.64

Act 1

Choir of Downside School, Purley, Emanuel School Wandsworth, Boys' Choir, Richard Dakin, John Pryor, Ian Wodehouse, Gordon Clark, Stephen Terry, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Choir of Downside School, Purley, Emanuel School Wandsworth, Boys' Choir, Alfred Deller, Elizabeth Harwood, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Alfred Deller, Stephen Terry, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Alfred Deller, Thomas Hemsley, Heather Harper, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Alfred Deller, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Norman Lumsden, Kenneth McDonald, Owen Brannigan, Keith Raggett, Robert Tear, David Kelly, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Stephen Terry, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Heather Harper, Thomas Hemsley, Peter Pears, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Elizabeth Harwood, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Richard Dakin, John Pryor, Ian Wodehouse, Gordon Clark, Choir of Downside School, Purley, Emanuel School Wandsworth, Boys' Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Alfred Deller, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Act 2

London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Owen Brannigan, Norman Lumsden, Kenneth McDonald, David Kelly, Robert Tear, Keith Raggett, Stephen Terry, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Owen Brannigan, Elizabeth Harwood, John Pryor, Richard Dakin, Ian Wodehouse, Gordon Clark, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Elizabeth Harwood, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Richard Dakin, John Pryor, Ian Wodehouse, Gordon Clark, Owen Brannigan, Elizabeth Harwood, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Owen Brannigan, Elizabeth Harwood, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Alfred Deller, Stephen Terry, Thomas Hemsley, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:13:44

CD 2: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.64

Act 2

Alfred Deller, Stephen Terry, Peter Pears, Heather Harper, Thomas Hemsley, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Josephine Veasey, Heather Harper, Peter Pears, Thomas Hemsley, Stephen Terry, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Alfred Deller, Stephen Terry, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Stephen Terry, Peter Pears, Thomas Hemsley, Heather Harper, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Choir of Downside School, Purley, Emanuel School Wandsworth, Boys' Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Act 3

Alfred Deller, Elizabeth Harwood, Stephen Terry, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Thomas Hemsley, Peter Pears, Heather Harper, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Owen Brannigan, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Norman Lumsden, Keith Raggett, Robert Tear, Kenneth McDonald, Owen Brannigan, David Kelly, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

John Shirley-Quirk, Helen Watts, Peter Pears, Thomas Hemsley, Heather Harper, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Owen Brannigan, Kenneth McDonald, Norman Lumsden, David Kelly, Robert Tear, Keith Raggett, John Shirley-Quirk, Helen Watts, Peter Pears, Thomas Hemsley, Heather Harper, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Norman Lumsden, Heather Harper, Thomas Hemsley, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Robert Tear, Josephine Veasey, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Owen Brannigan, John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Kenneth McDonald, Owen Brannigan, Robert Tear, Helen Watts, John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

David Kelly, Josephine Veasey, Thomas Hemsley, John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Keith Raggett, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Thomas Hemsley, Helen Watts, Kenneth McDonald, David Kelly, Josephine Veasey, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Owen Brannigan, Helen Watts, Thomas Hemsley, John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Kenneth McDonald, John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Pears, Owen Brannigan, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Richard Dakin, John Pryor, Ian Wodehouse, Gordon Clark, Stephen Terry, Alfred Deller, Elizabeth Harwood, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:09:55

CD 3: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2

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: 1:03:37

CD 4: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2

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: 59:46

CD 5: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
The Turn of the Screw, Op.54

Act One

Peter Pears, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

David Hemmings, Olive Dyer, Joan Cross, Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Joan Cross, Jennifer Vyvyan, David Hemmings, Olive Dyer, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

David Hemmings, Olive Dyer, Joan Cross, Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

David Hemmings, Olive Dyer, Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Olive Dyer, Jennifer Vyvyan, David Hemmings, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, David Hemmings, Arda Mandikian, Olive Dyer, Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 52:05

CD 6: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
The Turn of the Screw, Op.54

Act Two

Arda Mandikian, Peter Pears, Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

David Hemmings, Olive Dyer, Joan Cross, Jennifer Vyvyan, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Jennifer Vyvyan, Arda Mandikian, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

David Hemmings, Jennifer Vyvyan, Peter Pears, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Jennifer Vyvyan, Joan Cross, Olive Dyer, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Joan Cross, Jennifer Vyvyan, Arda Mandikian, Olive Dyer, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Jennifer Vyvyan, Joan Cross, David Hemmings, Peter Pears, English Opera Group Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 52:57

CD 7: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Death in Venice, Op.88

Lib. Myfanwy Piper (1911-1997) after T.Mann

Act 1

Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Pears, Stuart Harling, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Michael Bauer, Kenneth Bowen, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Neville Williams, Peter Pears, Iris Saunders, Anne Wilkens, Stephen James Adams, Janice Hooper Roe, Robert Carpenter Turner, Peter Leeming, Penelope McKay, Sheila Brand, Angela Vernon Bates, Anna Vincent, Michael Follis, Kenneth Bowen, Stuart Harling, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Pears, Iris Saunders, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

John Shirley-Quirk, Robert Carpenter Turner, Sheila Brand, Stephen James Adams, Anne Wilkens, Stuart Harling, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

John Shirley-Quirk, Kenneth Bowen, Peter Pears, Ronald Murdock, Michael Bauer, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Neville Williams, Peter Pears, James Bowman, Anne Wilkens, Iris Saunders, Janice Hooper Roe, Robert Carpenter Turner, Stephen James Adams, Peter Leeming, Penelope McKay, Sheila Brand, Anna Vincent, Michael Follis, Angela Vernon Bates, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Total Playing Time: 1:11:41

CD 8: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Death in Venice, Op.88

Lib. Myfanwy Piper (1911-1997) after T.Mann

Act 1

Neville Williams, James Bowman, Anne Wilkens, Iris Saunders, Janice Hooper Roe, Robert Carpenter Turner, Stephen James Adams, Peter Leeming, Penelope McKay, Sheila Brand, Anna Vincent, Michael Follis, Angela Vernon Bates, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Act 2

Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Pears, Ronald Murdock, Michael Bauer, Stephen James Adams, Stuart Harling, Sheila Brand, Robert Carpenter Turner, Anne Wilkens, Anna Vincent, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Pears, Ronald Murdock, Michael Bauer, Keith Jones, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Neville Williams, Kenneth Bowen, Stuart Harling, Penelope McKay, John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

John Shirley-Quirk, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Leeming, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

John Shirley-Quirk, James Bowman, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Pears, Iris Saunders, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

John Shirley-Quirk, Kenneth Bowen, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Total Playing Time: 1:13:15

CD 9: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Gloriana, Op.53

Act 1 Scene 1

Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Christopher Cornall, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Bryn Terfel, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Richard van Allan, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Richard van Allan, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Bryn Terfel, Richard van Allan, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Richard van Allan, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Act 1 Scene 2

Josephine Barstow, Alan Opie, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Dominic Gill, Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Alan Opie, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Act 2 Scene 1

Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, John Shirley-Quirk, Alan Opie, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Richard van Allan, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, John Mark Ainsley, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, John Shirley-Quirk, Richard van Allan, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Act 2 Scene 2

22.
0:00
1:25

Yvonne Kenny, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Yvonne Kenny, Della Jones, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Total Playing Time: 1:11:25

CD 10: Britten conducts Britten: Opera Vol.2

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Gloriana, Op.53

Act 2 Scene 3

Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Janice Watson, Yvonne Kenny, Della Jones, Philip Langridge, Peter Hoare, Jonathan Summers, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Peter Hoare, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Yvonne Kenny, Della Jones, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Della Jones, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Yvonne Kenny, Della Jones, Philip Langridge, Peter Hoare, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

11.
0:00
0:46

Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Richard van Allan, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Yvonne Kenny, Della Jones, Peter Hoare, Alan Opie, Philip Langridge, Jonathan Summers, Richard van Allan, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Act 3 Scene 1

Janice Watson, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Janice Watson, Philip Langridge, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Janice Watson, Philip Langridge, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Janice Watson, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Alan Opie, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Alan Opie, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Alan Opie, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Act 3 Scene 2

Willard White, Bryn Terfel, Jenevora Williams, James Miller-Coburn, Tom Finucane, Monmouth School Choir, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Act 3 Scene 3

Josephine Barstow, Alan Opie, Richard van Allan, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Alan Opie, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Richard van Allan, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

27.
0:00
2:30

Yvonne Kenny, Della Jones, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Della Jones, Josephine Barstow, Jonathan Summers, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Yvonne Kenny, Josephine Barstow, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Alan Opie, Chorus of the Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Charles Mackerras

Total Playing Time: 1:15:51