BRITTEN Compl. Orchestral  and Instrumental Music

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BENJAMIN BRITTEN

The Complete Orchestral
and Instrumental Music
Int. Release 04 Nov. 2013
13 CDs / Download
0289 478 5451 7 13 CDs ADD/DDD DX13


Track List

CD 1: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Sinfonietta, Op.1

Wiener Oktett

Simple Symphony, Op.4

Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10

10.
0:00
1:07

17.
0:00
1:39

English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Soirées Musicales (First suite of five movements from Rossini), Op.9

19.
0:00
1:21

22.
0:00
1:49

Matinées Musicales (Second suite of five movements from Rossini), Op.24

24.
0:00
2:33

26.
0:00
1:52

The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Total Playing Time: 1:21:29

CD 2: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Rondo Concertante (1930)

Rondo Concertante (1930)

2.
9:24

Rolf Hind, Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Zehetmair

Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Zehetmair

Two Portraits For String Orchestra

Hallé Orchestra, Kent Nagano

Two Portraits For String Orchestra

Yuri Bashmet, Hallé Orchestra, Kent Nagano

Double Concerto For Violin, Viola & Orchestra

Double Concerto For Violin, Viola & Orchestra

Double Concerto For Violin, Viola & Orchestra

Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Hallé Orchestra, Kent Nagano

Movements For a Clarinet Concerto (c1942)

9.
1.
5:29

Movements For a Clarinet Concerto (c1942)

10.
2.
7:13

Movements For a Clarinet Concerto (c1942)

11.
3.
5:05

Michael Collins, Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Zehetmair

Total Playing Time: 1:12:10

CD 3: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Piano Concerto, Op.13

Sviatoslav Richter, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Violin Concerto, Op.15

Mark Lubotsky, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:06:20

CD 4: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Mont Juic - Suite of Catalan Dances, Op.12

Mont Juic - Suite of Catalan Dances, Op.12

English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford

Peter Donohoe, Felix Kok, Jeremy Ballard, Peter Cole, Michal Kaznowski, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

Wesley Warren, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

Sinfonia da Requiem, Op.20

New Philharmonia Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Diversions for piano (left hand) & orchestra, Op.21

8.
0:00
1:07

Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:13:07

CD 5: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Bracha Eden, Alexander Tamir, L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Sergiu Comissiona

City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle

English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34

without spoken text

London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Minnesota Orchestra, Neville Marriner

William Byrd (1540 - 1623)
Sellinger's Round - variations for keyboard

Variations on an Elizabethan Theme

The Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle

Total Playing Time: 1:08:41

CD 6: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, Op.68

3.
0:00
10:33

Mstislav Rostropovich, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

In Memoriam Dennis Brain (c1958)

In Memorium Dennis Brain (c1958)

5.
1:42

6.
2:11

Michael Thompson, Richard Watkins, Peter Francomb, Chris Griffiths, Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Zehetmair

East Anglian Chorus, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Suite On English Folk Tunes: "A Time There Was...", Op.90

Suite On English Folk Tunes: "A Time There Was...", Op.90

Suite On English Folk Tunes: "A Time There Was...", Op.90

10.
2:30

Suite On English Folk Tunes: "A Time There Was...", Op.90

Suite On English Folk Tunes: "A Time There Was...", Op.90

City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle

Lars Anders Tomter, Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

Total Playing Time: 1:14:29

CD 7: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Nobuko Imai, Roland Pöntinen

2.
6:16

Nobuko Imai

Krzysztof Chorzelski, Katya Apekisheva

Suite, Op.6 for Violin & Piano

Suite, Op.6 for Violin & Piano

Suite, Op.6 for Violin & Piano

Suite, Op.6 for Violin & Piano

Suite, Op.6 for Violin & Piano

Alexander Barantschik, John Alley

9.
4:37

Lorraine McAslan, John Blakely

2 Insect Pieces

Heinz Holliger, András Schiff

6 Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op.49

13.
1:59

14.
1:20

15.
1:57

16.
1:51

17.
2:57

18.
2:16

Janet Craxton

Total Playing Time: 1:16:15

CD 8: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Suite for cello No.1, Op.72

Suite for cello No.2, Op.80

Mstislav Rostropovich

Sonata in C for Cello and Piano Op.65

17.
0:00
5:59

18.
0:00
2:09

Mstislav Rostropovich, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:07:58

CD 9: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Third Suite for Cello, Op.87

Robert Cohen

Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op.70

Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op.70

Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op.70

Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op.70

Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op.70

Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op.70

Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op.70

Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op.70

Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op.70

Eduardo Fernandez

Suite for harp, Op.83

19.
2:34

20.
1:19

21.
2:49

22.
1:02

23.
4:32

Osian Ellis

String Quartet No.3, Op.94

24.
5:35

25.
3:31

26.
5:59

27.
2:14

Amadeus Quartet

Alisa Weilerstein

Total Playing Time: 1:22:46

CD 10: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
String Quartet in F (1928)

String Quartet in F (1928)

2.
3:55

String Quartet in F (1928)

String Quartet in F (1928)

Utrecht String Quartet

Miniature Suite (1929)

5.
2:59

Miniature Suite (1929)

6.
3:08

Miniature Suite (1929)

7.
1:57

Miniature Suite (1929)

8.
2:06

The Emperor Quartet

Quartettino (1930)

Quartettino (1930)

Quartettino (1930)

Endellion String Quartet

Endellion String Quartet, Nicholas Logie

Three Divertimenti for String Quartet

Three Divertimenti for String Quartet

Three Divertimenti for String Quartet

Endellion String Quartet

Total Playing Time: 1:15:06

CD 11: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
String Quartet in D major (1931)

Gabrieli String Quartet

String Quartet No.1 in D, Op.25

7.
3:39

The Allegri String Quartet

String Quartet No.2 in C, Op.36

9.
3:28

Amadeus Quartet

Total Playing Time: 1:08:58

CD 12: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Janet Craxton, Members of the Gabrieli Quartet

Alpine Suite for Recorder Trio

Alpine Suite for Recorder Trio

Alpine Suite for Recorder Trio

Alpine Suite for Recorder Trio

5.
1:54

Alpine Suite for Recorder Trio

Alpine Suite for Recorder Trio

Russell Wilson, Ian Wilson, Catherine Fleming

Fiona Russell, Catherine Fleming, Celia Ireland, Ian Wilson

James Blades, Joan Goosens

Members of the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Timothy Bond

Simon Preston

Gemini Variations (Quartet for 2 players), Op.73

15.
1:19

Gemini Variations (Quartet for 2 players), Op.73

16.
8:45

Gemini Variations (Quartet for 2 players), Op.73

17.
4:46

Gabriel Jeney, Zoltan Jeney

Bracha Eden, Alexander Tamir

Total Playing Time: 1:11:59

CD 13: Britten: The Complete Works

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Five Waltzes (1923-5)

Five Waltzes (1923-5)

Five Waltzes (1923-5)

3.
1:41

Five Waltzes (1923-5)

Five Waltzes (1923-5)

Stephen Hough

6.
2:33

Anthony Goldstone

Three Character Pieces (1930)

Three Character Pieces (1930)

Three Character Pieces (1930)

Stephen Hough

Two Lullabies For Piano Duo (1936)

11.
3:21

Two Lullabies For Piano Duo (1936)

Stephen Hough, Ronan O'Hara

Holiday Diary, Op.5

14.
5:14

15.
2:40

16.
7:00

Sonatina Romantica (1940)

Sonatina Romantica

17.
4:41

18.
2:54

Stephen Hough

Variations For Piano Solo (1965)

Variations For Piano Solo (1965)

21.
2.
1:19

Variations For Piano Solo (1965)

Variations For Piano Solo (1965)

23.
4.
1:00

Variations For Piano Solo (1965)

24.
1:17

Variations For Piano Solo (1965)

25.
0:54

Rolf Hind

Total Playing Time: 1:11:40