BRITTEN The Complete Works for Voice

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BENJAMIN BRITTEN

The Complete Works for Voice
Int. Release 04 Nov. 2013
16 CDs / Download
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Track List

CD 1: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
War Requiem, Op.66

Requiem aeternam

London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, Highgate School Choir, Melos Ensemble, Simon Preston, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Melos Ensemble, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Dies Irae

3.
3:38

London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Melos Ensemble, Benjamin Britten

Galina Vishnevskaya, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Melos Ensemble, Benjamin Britten

London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

9.
1:13

London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Galina Vishnevskaya, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Offertorium

Peter Pears, Galina Vishnevskaya, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Highgate School Boys' Choir, Simon Preston, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Peter Pears, Highgate School Choir, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, Simon Preston, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Sanctus

Galina Vishnevskaya, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Melos Ensemble, Benjamin Britten

Agnus Dei

Peter Pears, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Libera me

Galina Vishnevskaya, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Melos Ensemble, Benjamin Britten

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Peter Pears, Galina Vishnevskaya, Highgate School Boys' Choir, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:21:22

CD 2: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Spring Symphony, Op.44

Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten

Jennifer Vyvyan, Norma Proctor, Peter Pears, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten

Jennifer Vyvyan, Emanuel School Wandsworth, Boys' Choir, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten

Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten

Norma Proctor, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten

Norma Proctor, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten

Jennifer Vyvyan, Peter Pears, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten

Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Emanuel School Wandsworth, Boys' Choir, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten

Jennifer Vyvyan, Norma Proctor, Peter Pears, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Emanuel School Wandsworth, Boys' Choir, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten

Cantata Academica, (Carmen basiliense) Op.62

London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, George Malcolm

Jennifer Vyvyan, Helen Watts, Peter Pears, Owen Brannigan, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, George Malcolm

London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, George Malcolm

Jennifer Vyvyan, Helen Watts, Peter Pears, Owen Brannigan, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, George Malcolm

Hymn to St. Cecilia (1942), Op.27

London Symphony Chorus, George Malcolm

Total Playing Time: 1:14:14

CD 3: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Saint Nicolas, Op.42

Peter Pears, Aldeburgh Festival Chorus, The Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, David Hemmings, Girls' Choir Of Sir John Leman School, Beccles, Boys' Choir Of Ipswich School Preparatory Department, Ralph Downes, The Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, The Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Aldeburgh Festival Chorus, The Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Aldeburgh Festival Chorus, Girls' Choir Of Sir John Leman School, Beccles, Boys' Choir Of Ipswich School Preparatory Department, Ralph Downes, The Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, The Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Aldeburgh Festival Chorus, Boys From The Choir Of St. Mary-Le-Tower, Ipswich, The Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Aldeburgh Festival Chorus, The Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Aldeburgh Festival Chorus, Girls' Choir Of Sir John Leman School, Beccles, Boys' Choir Of Ipswich School Preparatory Department, Ralph Downes, The Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Five Flower Songs op.47

10.
1:52

12.
1:57

The Elizabethan Singers, Louis Halsey

Peter Pears, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:18:12

CD 4: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
A boy was born, Op.3

The Purcell Singers, Benjamin Britten

The Purcell Singers, Boys Voices Of The English Opera Group, Benjamin Britten

The Purcell Singers, Benjamin Britten

The Purcell Singers, Michael Hartnett, Benjamin Britten

The Purcell Singers, Benjamin Britten

The Purcell Singers, Boys Voices Of The English Opera Group, Benjamin Britten

The Purcell Singers, Boys Voices Of The English Opera Group, Choristers Of All Saints, Benjamin Britten

John Hahessy, Benjamin Britten

The Wilbye Consort

Christ's Nativity - Christmas Suite For Chorus

Christ's Nativity - Christmas Suite For Chorus

Christ's Nativity - Christmas Suite For Chorus

14.
3:32

Christ's Nativity - Christmas Suite For Chorus

Christ's Nativity - Christmas Suite For Chorus

BBC Singers, Steuart Bedford

Ceremony of Carols, Op.28

Copenhagen Boys' Choir, Benjamin Britten

21.
0:00
1:24

Copenhagen Boys' Choir, Enid Simon, Benjamin Britten

24.
0:00
3:13

Enid Simon, Benjamin Britten

Copenhagen Boys' Choir, Enid Simon, Benjamin Britten

28.
0:00
1:18

Copenhagen Boys' Choir, Benjamin Britten

Traditional
The Holly and the Ivy

Hazel Holt, Jennifer Barber, Kenneth Bowen, Christopher Keyte, The Elizabethan Singers, Simon Preston, Louis Halsey

Total Playing Time: 1:21:10

CD 5: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op.7

3.
0:00
1:38

Choir of Downside School, Purley, Viola Tunnard, Benjamin Britten

12.
2:46

Gernot Fuhrmann, Andrei Gavrilov, Wiener Sängerknaben, Jaume Miranda

Boys of Downside School, Purley, Benjamin Britten

Three Two-Part Songs (1932)

Three Two-Part Songs (1932)

15.
2:52

Three Two-Part Songs (1932)

New London Children's Choir, Alexander Wells

Two Two-Part Songs (1933)

18.
2:57

The Elizabethan Singers, Wilfrid Parry, Louis Halsey

19.
1:48

John Hahessy, Benjamin Britten

Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, Brian Runnett, George Guest

Truro Cathedral Choir, Luke Bond

Rory Phillips, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, James Lancelot

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers

Choir of Trinity College

AMDG

25.
1:51

AMDG

AMDG

27.
4:05

AMDG

28.
2:16

AMDG

29.
4:35

AMDG

30.
2:49

AMDG

31.
2:05

London Sinfonietta Chorus

Total Playing Time: 1:21:36

CD 6: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op.30

The Purcell Singers, George Malcolm, Benjamin Britten

Michael Hartnett, George Malcolm, Benjamin Britten

Jonathan Steele, George Malcolm, Benjamin Britten

Philip Todd, George Malcolm, Benjamin Britten

The Purcell Singers, George Malcolm, Benjamin Britten

Donald Francke, The Purcell Singers, George Malcolm, Benjamin Britten

The Elizabethan Singers, Wilfrid Parry, Louis Halsey

Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, Brian Runnett, George Guest

The Sixteen, Margaret Phillips, Harry Christophers

Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, George Guest

12.
5:26

The Sixteen, Margaret Phillips, Harry Christophers

Missa brevis, Op.63 (1959)

13.
2:00

16.
2:25

Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, Brian Runnett, George Guest

Total Playing Time: 1:06:34

CD 7: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, Brian Runnett, George Guest

Choir of Trinity College

Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, George Guest

Anonymous
God Save The Queen

London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Willcocks

Sacred and Profane - Eight Medieval Lyrics, Op.91

11.
1:28

13.
2:51

The Wilbye Consort

Suffolk Schools' Orchestra, Jubilee Choir, Keith Shaw

Praise We Great Men

Praise We Great Men

Praise We Great Men

17.
1:22

Alison Hargan, Mary King, Robert Tear, Willard White, City Of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

Total Playing Time: 53:15

CD 8: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Quatre Chansons Françaises

Quatre Chansons Françaises

2.
2:49

Quatre Chansons Françaises

3.
4:31

Quatre Chansons Françaises

Jill Gomez, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

Neil Mackie, Barry Tuckwell, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Our Hunting Fathers, Op.8

6.
2:00

Our Hunting Fathers, Op.8

7.
4:40

Our Hunting Fathers, Op.8

8.
6:55

Our Hunting Fathers, Op.8

Our Hunting Fathers, Op.8

Elisabeth Söderström, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Richard Armstrong

Ballad Of Heroes, Op.14

11.
5:37

Ballad Of Heroes, Op.14

12.
4:24

City Of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

Ballad Of Heroes, Op.14

Robert Tear, City Of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, Op.31

14.
0:00
1:23

Barry Tuckwell

Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

21.
0:00
1:33

Barry Tuckwell

Total Playing Time: 1:21:56

CD 9: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Les Illuminations, Op.18

Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

11.
0:53

12.
5:00

13.
2:36

Sandrine Piau, Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Zehetmair

Nocturne for tenor, 7 obligato instruments & strings, Op.60

Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, Osian Ellis, Denis Blyth, Roger Lord, Alexander Murray, Gervase de Peyer, William Waterhouse, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Osian Ellis, Barry Tuckwell, Denis Blyth, Roger Lord, Alexander Murray, Gervase de Peyer, William Waterhouse, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, Denis Blyth, Roger Lord, Alexander Murray, Gervase de Peyer, Osian Ellis, William Waterhouse, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, Osian Ellis, Roger Lord, Alexander Murray, Gervase de Peyer, Denis Blyth, William Waterhouse, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, Osian Ellis, Denis Blyth, Alexander Murray, Gervase de Peyer, Roger Lord, William Waterhouse, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, Osian Ellis, Denis Blyth, Roger Lord, Alexander Murray, Gervase de Peyer, William Waterhouse, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Phaedra, Op.93

Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Total Playing Time: 1:12:31

CD 10: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten

John Hahessy, Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, James Bowman, Benjamin Britten

Canticle V - The Death of Saint Narcissus, Op.89

Peter Pears, Osian Ellis

Henry Purcell (1659 - 1695)
Sweeter than roses

James Bowman, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:11:29

CD 11: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
The Heart Of The Matter

Neil Mackie, Barry Tuckwell, Roger Vignoles

The Heart Of The Matter

Peter Pears, Barry Tuckwell

The Heart Of The Matter

Neil Mackie, Roger Vignoles

The Heart Of The Matter

Peter Pears

The Heart Of The Matter

Neil Mackie, Barry Tuckwell, Roger Vignoles

The Heart Of The Matter

Peter Pears

The Heart Of The Matter

Neil Mackie, Barry Tuckwell, Roger Vignoles

Tit For Tat

10.
0:00
1:45

11.
0:00
1:45

John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Britten

On this island, Op.11

15.
2:20

16.
3:43

Barbara Bonney, Malcolm Martineau

Four Cabaret Songs

18.
2:14

Four Cabaret Songs

Four Cabaret Songs

20.
5:02

Four Cabaret Songs

21.
2:51

Caryl Hughes, Malcolm Martineau

Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, Op.22

Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:20:58

CD 12: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
The Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op.35

Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten

A Charm of Lullabies, Op.41

10.
2:14

13.
1:28

Pamela Bowden, Peter Gelhorn

Winter Words, Op.52

Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten

Robin Tritschler, Malcolm Martineau

Songs From The Chinese, Op.58

Songs From The Chinese, Op.58

26.
2:41

Songs From The Chinese, Op.58

Songs From The Chinese, Op.58

28.
1:18

Songs From The Chinese, Op.58

29.
1:35

Songs From The Chinese, Op.58

30.
0:58

Peter Pears, Julian Bream

Total Playing Time: 1:11:20

CD 13: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Six Hölderlin Fragments, Op.61

Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten

Songs & Proverbs of William Blake, Op.74

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Benjamin Britten

The Poet's Echo, Op.76

Galina Vishnevskaya, Mstislav Rostropovich

Who Are These Children?, Op.84

22.
2:42

23.
0:36

24.
0:58

25.
1:32

27.
0:33

29.
1:12

30.
3:59

31.
1:40

Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten

33.
1:04

34.
1:03

Nicky Spence, Malcolm Martineau

Total Playing Time: 1:12:58

CD 14: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
1.
1:06

Philip Smith, Malcolm Martineau

Nicky Spence, Malcolm Martineau

Philip Smith, Malcolm Martineau

Nicky Spence, Malcolm Martineau

5.
1:11

James Geer, Malcolm Martineau

6.
1:49

Andrew Tortise, Malcolm Martineau

Katherine Broderick, Malcolm Martineau

Caryl Hughes, Malcolm Martineau

9.
1:22

Ben Johnson, Malcolm Martineau

10.
1:40

Elizabeth Atherton, Malcolm Martineau

11.
2:57

Philip Smith, Malcolm Martineau

12.
1:54

13.
1:24

Andrew Swait, Andrew Plant

14.
0:41

James Bowman, Andrew Plant

Benedict Nelson, Malcolm Martineau

16.
1:13

Allan Clayton, Malcolm Martineau

Robin Tritschler, Malcolm Martineau

Two Ballads For Two Voices & Piano

Two Ballads For Two Voices & Piano

Felicity Lott, Ann Murray, Graham Johnson

20.
2:37

22.
0:39

Benjamin Hulett, Malcolm Martineau

Fish In The Unruffled Lakes

Fish In The Unruffled Lake

James Geer, Malcolm Martineau

Benjamin Hulett, Malcolm Martineau

Robin Tritschler, Malcolm Martineau

Benjamin Hulett, Malcolm Martineau

Robin Tritschler, Malcolm Martineau

Benjamin Hulett, Malcolm Martineau

33.
4:01

James Geer, Malcolm Martineau

Traditional
34.
5:07

Philip Langridge, David Owen Norris, Wenhaston Boys' Choir, Ronald Corp

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
36.
1:03

37.
2:53

38.
May
1:20

New London Children's Choir, Alexander Wells, Ronald Corp

Traditional
Philip Langridge, David Owen Norris, Wenhaston Boys' Choir, Ronald Corp

Total Playing Time: 1:18:13

CD 15: Britten: The Complete Works

Traditional
The Foggy Foggy Dew

Charles Dibdin (1745 - 1814)
Tom Bowling

Traditional
A Brisk Young Widow

Early One Morning

The Bonny Earl o'Moray

The Sally Gardens

22.
3:00

Little Sir William

23.
2:35

24.
0:38

Heigh Ho! Heigh Ho!

There's None To Soothe

26.
2:14

Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten

Il est quelqu'un sur terre

27.
4:02

Folk Song Arrangemens (British Isles)

Peter Pears, Osian Ellis

The Trees They Grow So High

29.
3:37

Philip Langridge, Graham Johnson

Traditional from France
31.
1:38

Sophie Wyss, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:20:46

CD 16: Britten: The Complete Works

Traditional
2.
1:37

3.
2:04

Robert Tear, Timothy Walker

6.
3:15

Philip Langridge, Osian Ellis

7.
1:54

Philip Langridge, Felicity Lott, Graham Johnson

Traditional, John Jacob Niles
Traditional
9.
4:43

Charles Burney
10.
0:44

Philip Langridge, Graham Johnson

Traditional
Felicity Lott, Graham Johnson

Philip Langridge, Graham Johnson

14.
2:25

15.
3:05

Felicity Lott, Graham Johnson

16.
3:50

17.
1:56

Philip Langridge, Graham Johnson

Felicity Lott, Graham Johnson

Philip Langridge, Felicity Lott, Graham Johnson

Philip Langridge, Christopher van Kampen

Christopher van Kampen, Graham Johnson

25.
1:24

David Owen (1709 - 1739)
Traditional
Philip Langridge, Osian Ellis

Total Playing Time: 1:10:10