Billy Budd (Glyndebourne)

Overview

This musical release captures a live performance of Benjamin Britten's twentieth century opera Billy Budd, recorded at the Glyndebourne Festival in 2010, and featuring such vocalists as John Mark Ainsley, Michael Wallace, John-Owen Miley-Read, and Richard Mosley-Evans in the leading roles. ~ Cammila Collar
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Overview

This musical release captures a live performance of Benjamin Britten's twentieth century opera Billy Budd, recorded at the Glyndebourne Festival in 2010, and featuring such vocalists as John Mark Ainsley, Michael Wallace, John-Owen Miley-Read, and Richard Mosley-Evans in the leading roles. ~ Cammila Collar
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Special Features

Cast gallery; Introducing Billy Budd ; Designs by Billy Budd
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/28/2011
  • UPC: 809478010517
  • Original Release: 2010
  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo, Dolby Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 3:20:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 63,390

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Mark Ainsley Captain Vere
Jacques Imbrailo Billy Budd
Phillip Ens Claggart
Michael Wallace First Mate
John-Owen Miley-Read Second Mate
Matthew Rose Mr. Flint
Richard Mosley-Evans Bosun
John Moore Donald
Peter Gijsbertsen Maintop
Ben Johnson Novice
Colin Judson Squeak
Iain Paterson Mr. Redburn
Darren Jeffery Lieutenant Ratcliffe
Alasdair Elliott Red Whiskers
Toby Girling Arthur Jones
Jeremy White Dansker
Alexander Robin Baker Novice's Friend
Mark Elder Conductor
Technical Credits
Michael Grandage Director
François Roussillon Director, Producer
Benjamin Britten Score Composer
Jean Chatauret Sound/Sound Designer
Toni Hajal Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Billy Budd - Act 1 / Extra Features
1. Opening Titles [1:16]
2. Act 1 - Prologue: I Am an Old Man [5:38]
3. Act 1 - Scene 1: Pull, My Bantams! Pull, My Sparrow-Legs! [3:48]
4. Act 1 - Scene 1: All Manned Above! [2:37]
5. Act 1 - Scene 1: Boat Ahoy! [8:27]
6. Act 1 - Scene 1: Billy Budd, King of the Birds! [1:59]
7. Act 1 - Scene 1: Master-at-Arms, Instruct Your Police [3:02]
8. Act 1 - Scene 1: What Now? - The Flogging, Sir. All Duly Over [4:32]
9. Act 1 - Scene 1: Christ, the Poor Chap [1:26]
10. Act 1 - Scene 1: What's That? What's Those Whistles? [3:17]
11. Act 1 - Scene 2: Boy! My Compliments to Mr. Redburn and Mr. Flint [9:53]
12. Act 1 - Scene 2: Ay, at Spithead the Men May Have Had Their Grievances [3:18]
13. Act 1 - Scene 2: Land on the Port Bow, Sir [3:57]
14. Act 1 - Scene 3: Blow Her Away [7:28]
15. Act 1 - Scene 3: What Did I Tell You? [4:47]
16. Act 1 - Scene 3: O Beauty, o Handsomeness, Goodness [5:16]
17. Act 1 - Scene 3: Come Here. Remember Your Promise [5:15]
18. Act 1 - Scene 3: Billy! Hist, Billy Budd! [4:11]
19. Act 1 - Scene 3: Dansker, Old Friend, Glad to See You [5:28]
Disc #2 -- Billy Budd - Act 2
1. Act 2 - Scene 1: I Don't Like the Look of the Mist, Mr Redburn [4:09]
2. Act 2 - Scene 1: Enemy Sail on Starboard Bow! [10:57]
3. Act 2 - Scene 1: There You Are Again, Master-at-Arms [2:56]
4. Act 2 - Scene 1: Nay, You're Mistaken, Your Police Have Deceived You [2:07]
5. Act 2 - Scene 1: Oh, This Cursed Mist! [5:05]
6. Act 2 - Scene 2: Claggart, John Claggart, Beware! [3:48]
7. Act 2 - Scene 2: Master-at-Arms and Foretopman, I Speak to You Both [4:08]
8. Act 2 - Scene 2: The Mists Have Cleared [3:05]
9. Act 2 - Scene 2: William Budd, You Are Accused by Captain Vere [6:13]
10. Act 2 - Scene 2: Poor Fellow, Who Could Save Him? [4:35]
11. Act 2 - Scene 2: I Accept Their Verdict [6:02]
12. Act 2 - Scene 3: Look! Through the Port Comes the Moonshine Astray! [5:54]
13. Act 2 - Scene 3: Here! Baby! - Dansker, Old Friend, That's Kind [4:21]
14. Act 2 - Scene 3: And Farewell to Ye, Old Rights O'Man! [2:39]
15. Act 2 - Scene 3: Orchestral [2:41]
16. Act 2 - Scene 4: "According to the Articles of War" [5:19]
17. Act 2 - Scene 4: Down All Hands! And See That They Go! [2:20]
18. Act 2 - Scene 4: Epilogue [5:17]
19. Act 2 - Scene 4: Curtain Calls and Credits [5:09]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Billy Budd - Act 1 / Extra Features
   Play Act 1
      Stereo
      DTS Surround
   Chapters
   Extras
      Cast Gallery
      Introducing Billy Budd
      Designs Billy Budd
   Set-up
      Audio: Stereo
      Audio: DTS Surround
      Subtitles: English
      Subtitles: Français
      Subtitles: Deutsch
      Subtitles: Español
      Subtitles: None
Disc #2 -- Billy Budd - Act 2
   Play Act 2
   Chapters
   Set-up
      Audio: Stereo
      Audio: DTS Surround
      Subtitles: English
      Subtitles: Français
      Subtitles: Deutsch
      Subtitles: Español
      Subtitles: None
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