Track Details

20C Shaping the Century 28 CDs 483 0458

Artist & Repertoire Info


Track:
2
Composer:

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976), Composer

Title:

Peter Grimes, Op.33

Prologue

"You sailed your boat"

Artists:

Owen Brannigan, Bass

Peter Pears, Tenor

Lauris Elms, Mezzo-Soprano

David Kelly, Bass

Claire Watson, Soprano

Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Choir

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra

Benjamin Britten, Conductor

Duration:
3:04
First Release:
1959
Sung Text:

Montagu Slater (1902-1956), Author

George Crabbe (1754-1832), Original Text Author

Recording Information


Recording date:
December 1958
Live / Studio:
Studio
Recording Location:
Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London, United Kingdom
Produced By:

Erik Smith, Recording Producer

Christopher Raeburn, Recording Producer

Format:
ADD Stereo