Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream

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  • Release Date: 6/19/2007
  • Label: Virgin Classics
  • UPC: 094638183228
  • Catalog Number: 81832

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–41 A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64 - Benjamin Britten & Benjamin Britten (154:03)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Conducted byRichard Hickox
    Performed byNorman Bailey, James Bowman, Roger Bryson, Dexter Fletcher, Andrew Gallacher, Jill Gomez, Simon Hart, Henry Herford, Richard Hickox, Robert Horn, Della Jones, Donald Maxwell, Richard Suart, Adrian Thompson, Penelope Walker, Lillian Watson, Nicholas Watson, John Graham-Hall, Andrew Mead, City of London Sinfonia, Gregory Pierce
    1. 1Act 1. Introduction: The wood, deepening twilight / Over hill, over dale
    2. 2Act 1. Oberon is passing fell and wrath
    3. 3Act 1. Well, go thy way
    4. 4Act 1. How now my love?
    5. 5Act 1. Be it on lion, bear, or wolf, or bull
    6. 6Act 1. Welcome wanderer... I know a bank
    7. 7Act 1. Is all our company here?
    8. 8Act 1. Fair love, you faint with wand'ring in the wood
    9. 9Act 1. Through the forest have I gone
    10. 10Act 1. Stay, though thou kill me, sweet Demetrius
    11. 11Act 1. Come, now a roundel and a fairy song
    12. 12Act 1. You spotted snakes with double tongue
    13. 13Act 1. What thou seest when thou dost wake
    14. 14Act 2. Introduction: The wood
    15. 15Act 2. Are we all met?
    16. 16Act 2. I see their knavery
    17. 17Act 2. Be kind and courteous to this gentlemen
    18. 18Act 2. Hail, mortal, hail!
    19. 19Act 2. I have a reas'nable good ear in music
    20. 20Act 2. How now, mad spirit?
    21. 21Act 2. Flower of this purple dye
    22. 22Act 2. Puppet? Why, so?
    23. 23Act 2. This is thy negligence
    24. 24Act 2. Up and down, up and down
    25. 25Act 2. On the ground, sleep sound
    26. 26Act 3. Introduction: The wood, early next morning / My gentle Robin, seest thou this sweet sight?
    27. 27Act 3. Helena! Hermia! Demetrius! Lysander!
    28. 28Act 3. When my cue comes, call me
    29. 29Act 3. Have you sent to Bottom's house?
    30. 30Act 3. Now, fair Hippolyta
    31. 31Act 3. If we offend, it is with our good will
    32. 32Act 3. Gentles, perchance you wonder at this show
    33. 33Act 3. In this same interlude it doth befall
    34. 34Act 3. O grim-look'd night, O night with hue so black
    35. 35Act 3. O Wall, full often hast thou heard my moans
    36. 36Act 3. You ladies, you whose gentle hearts do fear
    37. 37Act 3. This lanthorn doth the hornèd moon present
    38. 38Act 3. Sweet Moon, I thank thee for thy sunny beams
    39. 39Act 3. Asleep, my love?
    40. 40Act 3. Come, your Bergomask
    41. 41Act 3. Now the hungry lion roars
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City of London Sinfonia Primary Artist
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