Very Best of Benjamin Britten

The Very Best of Benjamin Britten

     
 

Product Details

Release Date:
02/26/2013
Label:
Erato
UPC:
5099960267924
catalogNumber:
26792
Rank:
232939

Tracks

  1. Paul Bunyan, operetta, Op. 17: Act 2. Third Ballad Interlude: So Helson smiled &  - Benjamin Britten  - Philip Brunelle  -  Plymouth Music Series Chorus  -  Plymouth Music Series Orchestra  - Pop Wagner
  2. Paul Bunyan, operetta, Op. 17: Act 1. Tiny's Song: Ah!... Whether the sun shine u  - Benjamin Britten  - Philip Brunelle  -  Plymouth Music Series Chorus  -  Plymouth Music Series Orchestra  - Elisabeth Comeaux Nelson
  3. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 2. On the ground, sleep sound  - Benjamin Britten  - Simon Hart  - Richard Hickox  - Gregory Pierre  - Nicholas Watson  - Andrew Mead  -  City of London Sinfonia
  4. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 2. Scene 7. Flora  - Benjamin Britten  - Joan Rodgers  - Daniel Harding  - Jane Henschel  - Vivian Tierney  -  Mahler Chamber Orchestra  - Caroline Wise
  5. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 2. Variation 14  - Benjamin Britten  - Daniel Harding  -  Mahler Chamber Orchestra
  6. Billy Budd, opera, Op. 50: Act 3. Scene 3. Look! Through the port comes the m  - Benjamin Britten  -  London Symphony Orchestra  - Nathan Gunn  - Daniel Harding
  7. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 1. Scene 2. Lucia runs to the door  - Oliver Knussen  - Benjamin Britten  -  Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble  - Ian Bostridge  - Peter Coleman-Wright  - Susan Gritton  - Angelika Kirchschlager  - Hilary Summers  - Claire Booth
  8. Peter Grimes, opera, Op. 33: Act 3. Scene 2. To those who pass the Borough  - Benjamin Britten  - Stafford Dean  - Bernard Haitink  - Stuart Kale  -  Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden  - Patricia Payne  -  Royal Opera House Chorus Covent Garden  -  Thomas Allen
  9. Peter Grimes, opera, Op. 33: Act 3. Scene 2. Peter, we've come to take you home  - Benjamin Britten  - Bernard Haitink  - Anthony Rolfe Johnson  - Felicity Lott  -  Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden  -  Thomas Allen
  10. Peter Grimes, opera, Op. 33: Act 3. Scene 2. Grimes!  - Benjamin Britten  - Bernard Haitink  - Anthony Rolfe Johnson  -  Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden  -  Royal Opera House Chorus Covent Garden
  11. Noye's Fludde, children's opera, Op. 59: Lord Jesus, think on me  - Benjamin Britten  - John Alley  -  Coull Quartet  -  Endymion Ensemble  - Charles Fullbrook  - Richard Hickox  - Lynda Houghton  -  Salisbury Cathedral Boys Choir  - Alan Harwood  - Ian Watson  - John Whitfield
  12. The Company of Heaven, cantata for 2 speakers, soprano, tenor, chorus, tympani, organ & strings: Part 3: 6. Heaven is here  - Benjamin Britten  - Philip Brunelle  -  English Chamber Orchestra  -  London Philharmonic Chorus  - Cathryn Pope
  13. A Ceremony of Carols, for treble voices (or chorus) & harp, Op. 28: 11. Recession  - David Willcocks  - Benjamin Britten  -  Choir of King's College, Cambridge
  14. A Ceremony of Carols, for treble voices (or chorus) & harp, Op. 28: 10. Deo gracias!  - David Willcocks  - Benjamin Britten  -  Choir of King's College, Cambridge
  15. Canticle I: My Beloved Is Mine, for high voice & piano, Op. 40  - Benjamin Britten  - Ian Bostridge  - Julius Drake
  16. Nocturne, for tenor, 7 instruments & strings, Op. 60: On a poet's lips I slept  - Benjamin Britten  - Richard Hickox  - Martyn Hill  - Percy Bysshe Shelley  -  City of London Sinfonia
  17. Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31: Epilogue  - Benjamin Britten  - Richard Hickox  - Martyn Hill  - Frank Lloyd  -  City of London Sinfonia
  18. Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31: Sonnet  - Benjamin Britten  - Richard Hickox  - Martyn Hill  - John Keats  - Frank Lloyd  -  City of London Sinfonia
  19. Les illuminations, song cycle for high voice & strings, Op. 18: 9. Départ  - Benjamin Britten  - Richard Hickox  - Martyn Hill  - Frank Lloyd  - Arthur Rimbaud  -  City of London Sinfonia
  20. Les illuminations, song cycle for high voice & strings, Op. 18: 8. Parade  - Benjamin Britten  - Richard Hickox  - Martyn Hill  - Frank Lloyd  - Arthur Rimbaud  -  City of London Sinfonia
  21. Les illuminations, song cycle for high voice & strings, Op. 18: 7. Being Beauteous  - Benjamin Britten  - Richard Hickox  - Martyn Hill  - Frank Lloyd  - Arthur Rimbaud  -  City of London Sinfonia
  22. Piano Concerto in D major, Op. 13: 2. Waltz  - Benjamin Britten  - Leif Ove Andsnes  -  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra  - Paavo Järvi
  23. Two Lullabies, for 2 pianos: Lullaby for a retired Colonel  - Stephen Hough  - Benjamin Britten  - Ronan O'Hara
  24. Waltzes (5), for piano: 5. Variations: Quiet & simple  - Stephen Hough  - Benjamin Britten
  25. Waltzes (5), for piano: 1. Rather fast & nervous  - Stephen Hough  - Benjamin Britten
  26. Night Piece (Notturno), for piano  - Benjamin Britten  - Stephen Hough
  27. Character Pieces (3), for piano: 2. Daphne: Poco andante grazioso  - Stephen Hough  - Benjamin Britten
  28. Holiday Diary, suite for piano, Op. 5: 2. Sailing  - Stephen Hough  - Benjamin Britten
  29. Prelude & Fugue, for 18 strings, Op. 29  - Benjamin Britten  - Christopher Warren-Green  -  London Chamber Orchestra
  30. Simple Symphony, for string orchestra, Op. 4  - Benjamin Britten  - Christopher Warren-Green  -  London Chamber Orchestra
  31. Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10  - Benjamin Britten  - Iona Brown  -  Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
  32. War Requiem, for soprano, tenor, baritone, boys' voices, chorus, chamber orchestra, orchestra & organ, Op. 66: Libera me: Let us sleep now... In paradisum  - Francis Grier  - Benjamin Britten  -  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus  -  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra  - Simon Rattle  - Elisabeth Söderström  - Robert Tear  -  Thomas Allen  -  Boys of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford  - Mark Blatchly
  33. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 3. Apotheosis  - Oliver Knussen  - Benjamin Britten  -  London Sinfonietta
  34. The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet, Op. 57: Act 3. Finale  - Oliver Knussen  - Benjamin Britten  -  London Sinfonietta
  35. Suite for solo cello No. 3, Op. 87: 4. Barcarola: Lento  - Benjamin Britten  - Truls Mørk
  36. Sinfonia da Requiem, for orchestra, Op. 20: 3. Requiem Aeterrnam3. Requiem aeternam  - Benjamin Britten  - Libor Pesek  -  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  37. Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell), for speaker ad lib & orchestra, Op. 34  - Benjamin Britten  - Libor Pesek  -  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  38. String Quartet No. 2 in C major, Op. 36: 2. Vivace  - Benjamin Britten  -  Belcea Quartet
  39. Passacaglia, for orchestra, Op. 33b (from "Peter Grimes")  - Benjamin Britten  - Libor Pesek  -  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  40. Sea Interludes (4) from Peter Grimes, for orchestra, Op. 33a  - Benjamin Britten  - Libor Pesek  -  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  41. Elegy, for solo viola  - Benjamin Britten  - Lars Anders Tomter
  42. Cello Symphony, for cello & orchestra, Op. 68: 2. Presto inquieto  - Benjamin Britten  -  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra  - Truls Mørk  - Simon Rattle

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