Benjamin Britten - Britten Conducts Britten: Operas 2 mp3 album

11:05:16
Benjamin Britten - Britten Conducts Britten: Operas 2 mp3 album
Opera,Vocal Music
  • Performer:
    Benjamin Britten
  • Title:
    Britten Conducts Britten: Operas 2
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  • Style:
    Opera,Vocal Music
  • Duration:
    11:05:16
Benjamin Britten - Britten Conducts Britten: Operas 2 mp3 album

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Track List - Disc 1

Title/Composer Performer Time
A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64
1 Act 1. Introduction... Over hill, over dale Benjamin Britten 4:04
2 Act 1. Oberon is passing... Ill met by moonlight Benjamin Britten 3:06
3 Act 1. Well, go thy way Benjamin Britten 3:24
4 Act 1. How now, my love? Why is your cheek so pale?... I swear to thee, by Cupid's strongest bow Benjamin Britten 4:32
5 Act 1. (Be it Lion, Bear or Wolf...) ...I love thee not Benjamin Britten 3:40
6 Act 1. Welcome, wanderer!... I know a bank Benjamin Britten 4:30
7 Act 1. Is all our company here? Benjamin Britten 7:36
8 Act 1. Fair love, you faint with wand'ring in the wood Benjamin Britten 2:41
9 Act 1. Through the forest have I gone Benjamin Britten 1:45
10 Act 1. Stay, tho' thou kill me, sweet Demetrius... Lysander, if you live, good sire, awake - And ru Benjamin Britten 5:14
11 Act 1. Come, now a roundel, and a fairy song Benjamin Britten 1:58
12 Act 1. You spotted snakes Benjamin Britten 2:14
13 Act 1. What thou seest when thou dost wake Benjamin Britten 1:53
14 Act 2. Introduction Benjamin Britten 3:19
15 Act 2. Are we all met?... What hempen homespuns have we swaggering here Benjamin Britten 7:36
16 Act 2. I see their knavery... What angel wakes me Benjamin Britten 3:05
17 Act 2. Be kind and courteous to this gentleman Benjamin Britten 1:16
18 Act 2. Hail, mortal, hail! Benjamin Britten 5:14
19 Act 2. I have a reas'nable good ear in music Benjamin Britten 3:39
20 Act 2. How now, mad spirit... O why rebuke you him that loves you so?...What hast thou done? Benjamin Britten 3:05

Track List - Disc 2

Title/Composer Performer Time
A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64
1 Act 2. Flower of this purple dye... Why should you think that I should woo in scorn?... O Helena, g Benjamin Britten 6:32
2 Act 2. Puppet? why so? Benjamin Britten 3:05
3 Act 2. This is thy negligence... Thou see'st these lovers seek a place to fight Benjamin Britten 2:09
4 Act 2. Up and down... Where art thou, proud Demetrius? Benjamin Britten 6:02
5 Act 2. On the ground, sleep sound Benjamin Britten 3:11
6 Act 3. Scene 1. Introduction... My gentle Robin, see'st thou this sweet sight?... My Oberon, what v Benjamin Britten 7:12
7 Act 3. Scene 1. Helena! - Hermia! - Demetrius! - Lysander! Benjamin Britten 4:46
8 Act 3. Scene 1. When my cue comes, call me Benjamin Britten 3:37
9 Act 3. Scene 1. Have you sent to Bottom's house? Benjamin Britten 3:09
10 Act 3. Scene 2. Orchestral march... Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour Benjamin Britten 7:24
11 Act 3. Scene 2. If we offend, it is with our good will Benjamin Britten 1:20
12 Act 3. Scene 2. Gentle, perchance you wonder at this show Benjamin Britten 1:16
13 Act 3. Scene 2. In this same Interlude, it doth befall Benjamin Britten 1:10
14 Act 3. Scene 2. O grim-lock'd night Benjamin Britten 1:51
15 Act 3. Scene 2. O Wall, full often hast thou heard my moans Benjamin Britten 2:30
16 Act 3. Scene 2. You Ladies, you (whose gentle hearts do fear...) Benjamin Britten 0:46
17 Act 3. Scene 2. This lanthorn doth the hornè Moon present... This is old Ninny's tomb Benjamin Britten 1:50
18 Act 3. Scene 2. Sweet Moon, I thank thee for thy sunny beams Benjamin Britten 1:52
19 Act 3. Scene 2. Asleep, my Love? What, dead, my dove? Benjamin Britten 2:32
20 Act 3. Scene 2. Come, your Bergomask Benjamin Britten 2:46
21 Act 3. Scene 2. Now the hungry lion roars... Through the house give glimmering light... Now, until Benjamin Britten 5:03

Track List - Disc 3

Title/Composer Performer Time
Phaedra, dramatic cantata for mezzo-soprano, string orchestra, percussion & harpsichord, Op. 93
1 In May, in brilliant Athens Benjamin Britten 6:37
2 Oh Gods of wrath Benjamin Britten 2:50
3 My time's too short; your highness Benjamin Britten 6:03
The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37
4 Act 1. Scene 1. Rome is now ruled by the Etruscan upstart: Tarquinius Superbus Benjamin Britten 2:38
5 Act 1. Scene 1. It is an axion among kings, to use a foreign threat to hide a local evil Benjamin Britten 2:33
6 Act 1. Scene 1. Here the thirsty evening has drunk the wine of light Benjamin Britten 2:53
7 Act 1. Scene 1. Who reaches heaven first is the best philosopher Benjamin Britten 2:32
8 Act 1. Scene 1. Maria was unmasked at a masked ball Benjamin Britten 4:13
9 Act 1. Scene 1. Collatinus is politically astute to choose a virtuous wife Benjamin Britten 4:29
10 Act 1. Scene 1. There goes a happy man! Benjamin Britten 4:14
11 Act 1. Scene 1. Tarquinius does not dare, when Tarquinius does not desire Benjamin Britten 2:26
12 Act 1. Scene 1. My horse! My horse! / Interlude. Tarquinius does not wait for his servant to wake Benjamin Britten 3:06
13 Act 1. Scene 2. Their spinning-wheel unwinds dreams which desire has spun! Benjamin Britten 5:19
14 Act 1. Scene 2. Listen! I heard a knock... How cruel men are to teach us love! Benjamin Britten 2:34
15 Act 1. Scene 2. Time treads upon the hands of women Benjamin Britten 3:42
16 Act 1. Scene 2. The oatmeal slippers of sleep creep through the city... Open, in the name of the Pr Benjamin Britten 7:36

Track List - Disc 4

Title/Composer Performer Time
The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37
1 Act 2. Scene 1. The prosperity of the Etruscans was due to the richness of their native soil Benjamin Britten 7:19
2 Act 2. Scene 1. She sleeps as a rose upon the night Benjamin Britten 5:25
3 Act 2. Scene 1. Within this frail crucible of light Benjamin Britten 4:25
4 Act 2. Scene 1. Lucretia! - What do you want? - You! Benjamin Britten 5:57
5 Act 2. Interlude. Here in this scene you see virtue assailed by sin Benjamin Britten 4:06
6 Act 2. Scene 2. Oh! What a lovely day! Benjamin Britten 4:26
7 Act 2. Scene 2. We'll leave the orchids for Lucretia to arrange... Lucia, go send a messenger to my Benjamin Britten 4:59
8 Act 2. Scene 2. Flowers bring to every year the same perfection Benjamin Britten 3:24
9 Act 2. Scene 2. You were right. Tarquinius took one of the horses... Where is Lucretia? Benjamin Britten 3:51
10 Act 2. Scene 2. Lucretia! Lucretia! Benjamin Britten 2:57
11 Act 2. Scene 2. Las night Tarquinius ravished me Benjamin Britten 3:29
12 Act 2. Scene 2. This dead hand lets fall all that my heart held when full Benjamin Britten 4:08
13 Act 2. Epilogue. Is it all? Benjamin Britten 5:20

Track List - Disc 5

Title/Composer Performer Time
Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54
1 Act 1. Prologue Benjamin Britten 2:48
2 Act 1. Theme. Scene 1. The Journey Benjamin Britten 3:25
3 Act 1. Variation 1 / Scene 2. The Welcome Benjamin Britten 4:08
4 Act 1. Variation 2 / Scene 3. The Letter Benjamin Britten 3:51
5 Act 1. Variation 3 / Scene 4. The Tower Benjamin Britten 5:49
6 Act 1. Variation 4 / Scene 5. The Window Benjamin Britten 9:59
7 Act 1. Variation 5 / Scene 6. The Lesson Benjamin Britten 4:44
8 Act 1. Variation 6 / Scene 7. The Lake Benjamin Britten 6:37
9 Act 1. Variation 7 / Scene 8. At Night Benjamin Britten 10:44

Track List - Disc 6

Title/Composer Performer Time
Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54
1 Act 2. Variation 8 / Scene 1. Colloquy and Soliloquy Benjamin Britten 8:36
2 Act 2. Variation 9 / Scene 2. The Bells Benjamin Britten 8:30
3 Act 2. Variation 10 / Scene 3. Miss Jesse! Benjamin Britten 6:20
4 Act 2. Variation 11 / Scene 4. The Bedroom Benjamin Britten 5:57
5 Act 2. Variation 12 / Scene 5. Quint Benjamin Britten 2:06
6 Act 2. Variation 13 / Scene 6. The Piano Benjamin Britten 4:51
7 Act 2. Variation 14 / Scene 7. Flora Benjamin Britten 4:54
8 Act 2. Variation 15 / Scene 8. Miles Benjamin Britten 11:43

Track List - Disc 7

Title/Composer Performer Time
Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88
1 Act 1. Scene 1. My mind beats on and no words come Benjamin Britten 4:56
2 Act 1. Scene 1. Who's that? A foreigner, a traveller no doubt... Marvels unfold! Benjamin Britten 4:53
3 Act 1. Scene 2. Hey there, hey there, you!... Ho! Here comes young Casanova... Greetings, Conte! Benjamin Britten 3:47
4 Act 1. Scene 2. Serenissima, Serenissima - Low-lying clouds Benjamin Britten 2:55
5 Act 1. Scene 2. Overture: Venice Benjamin Britten 2:35
6 Act 1. Scene 3. Ah Serenissima! Benjamin Britten 5:20
7 Act 1. Scene 3. Mysterious gondola Benjamin Britten 1:41
8 Act 1. Scene 4. We are delighted to greet the Signore to our excellent hotel Benjamin Britten 4:08
9 Act 1. Scene 4. Was I wrong to come Benjamin Britten 6:13
10 Act 1. Scene 4. There is indeed in every artist's nature / Scene 5. The wind is from the West... Ah Benjamin Britten 2:40
11 Act 1. Scene 5. (Children's games)... Adziù! Adziù! Benjamin Britten 10:04
12 Act 1. Scene 6. Aou'! Stagando, aou! Benjamin Britten 4:51
13 Act 1. Scene 6. Naturally, Signore, I understand Benjamin Britten 7:55
14 Act 1. Scene 6. Here I will stay, here dedicate my days to the sun / Scene 7. Beneath a dazzling sk Benjamin Britten 9:43

Track List - Disc 8

Title/Composer Performer Time
Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88
1 Act 1. Scene 7. First the race! Benjamin Britten 5:07
2 Act 1. Scene 7. The boy, Tadzio, shall inspire me Benjamin Britten 4:25
3 Act 2. Scene 7. So, it has come to this Benjamin Britten 4:38
4 Act 2. Scene 8. Guardate, Signore! Benjamin Britten 2:20
5 Act 2. Scene 9. Do I detect a scent? A sweetish medicinal cleanliness Benjamin Britten 6:24
6 Act 2. Scene 9. Careful search now leads me to them... Ah, Tadzio, Eros, Ganymede... Gustav von Asc Benjamin Britten 7:47
7 Act 2. Scene 10. This way for the players, Signori! Why are they disinfecting Venice? Benjamin Britten 4:25
8 Act 2. Scene 10. Fiorir rose in mezzo al giasso... Ah, little Tadziù, we do not laugh like the othe Benjamin Britten 4:10
9 Act 2. Scene 11. One moment, if you please... Young man, why do all these people hurry to leave? Benjamin Britten 2:00
10 Act 2. Scene 11. In these last years, Asiatic cholerea has spread Benjamin Britten 2:56
11 Act 2. Scene 12. So it is true, true, more fearful than I thought Benjamin Britten 4:22
12 Act 2. Scene 13. Receive the stranger god - No! Reject the abyss Benjamin Britten 3:46
13 Act 2. Scene 14. (The empty beach) ...Do what you will with me! Benjamin Britten 1:59
14 Act 2. Scene 15. Yes, a very wise decision Benjamin Britten 2:23
15 Act 2. Scene 16. Hurrah for the Piazza Benjamin Britten 2:54
16 Act 2. Scene 16. Chaos, chaos and sickness Benjamin Britten 4:23
17 Act 2. Scene 17. The wind still blows from the land Benjamin Britten 4:17
18 Act 2. Scene 17. (On the beach) ...Ah, no! Benjamin Britten 5:07

Track List - Disc 9

Title/Composer Performer Time
Gloriana, opera, Op. 53
1 Act 1. Scene 1. No. 1. Prelude Benjamin Britten 2:20
2 Act 1. Scene 1. No. 2. The tournament Benjamin Britten 4:18
3 Act 1. Scene 1. No. 3. Recitative and fight Benjamin Britten 1:25
4 Act 1. Scene 1. No. 4. Entrance of the Queen Benjamin Britten 1:29
5 Act 1. Scene 1. No. 5. Recitative Benjamin Britten 1:07
6 Act 1. Scene 1. No. 6. The two lords' explanation Benjamin Britten 1:24
7 Act 1. Scene 1. No. 7. Raleigh's song Benjamin Britten 1:43
8 Act 1. Scene 1. No. 8. Ensemble of reconciliation Benjamin Britten 4:52
9 Act 1. Scene 1. No. 9. Recitative and final march Benjamin Britten 1:32
10 Act 1. Scene 2. No. 1. Prelude and dialogue Benjamin Britten 2:02
11 Act 1. Scene 2. No. 2. The Queen's song Benjamin Britten 1:57
12 Act 1. Scene 2. No. 3. Cecil's song of government Benjamin Britten 1:56
13 Act 1. Scene 2. No. 4. Recitative and Essex's entry Benjamin Britten 2:35
14 Act 1. Scene 2. No. 5. First lute song Benjamin Britten 1:59
15 Act 1. Scene 2. No. 6. Second lute song Benjamin Britten 3:43
16 Act 1. Scene 2. No. 7. The first duet for the Queen and Essex Benjamin Britten 4:12
17 Act 1. Scene 2. No. 8. Soliloquy and prayer Benjamin Britten 5:17
18 Act 2. Scene 1. No. 1. Prelude and welcome Benjamin Britten 4:03
19 Act 2. Scene 1. No. 2. The Masque Benjamin Britten 11:47
20 Act 2. Scene 1. No. 3. Finale Benjamin Britten 2:56
21 Act 2. Scene 2. No. 1. Prelude and song Benjamin Britten 2:14
22 Act 2. Scene 2. No. 2. Duet Benjamin Britten 1:25
23 Act 2. Scene 2. No. 3. Double duet Benjamin Britten 1:46
24 Act 2. Scene 2. No. 4. Quartet Benjamin Britten 3:38

Track List - Disc 10

Title/Composer Performer Time
Gloriana, opera, Op. 53
1 Act 2. Scene 3. No. 1. Pavane Benjamin Britten 2:09
2 Act 2. Scene 3. No. 2. Conversation Benjamin Britten 1:20
3 Act 2. Scene 3. No. 3. Galliard Benjamin Britten 1:50
4 Act 2. Scene 3. No. 4. Conversation and the Queen's entrance Benjamin Britten 1:03
5 Act 2. Scene 3. No. 5. Lavolta Benjamin Britten 1:25
6 Act 2. Scene 3. No. 6. Conversation Benjamin Britten 0:49
7 Act 2. Scene 3. No. 7. Morris dance Benjamin Britten 1:04
8 Act 2. Scene 3. No. 8. Recitative Benjamin Britten 0:24
9 Act 2. Scene 3. No. 9. The Queen's burlesque Benjamin Britten 1:49
10 Act 2. Scene 3. No. 10. Quartet Benjamin Britten 2:50
11 Act 2. Scene 3. No. 11. March Benjamin Britten 0:46
12 Act 2. Scene 3. No. 12. The Queen's announcement Benjamin Britten 2:04
13 Act 2. Scene 3. No. 13. Ensemble Benjamin Britten 3:08
14 Act 2. Scene 3. No. 14. Coranto Benjamin Britten 1:24
15 Act 3. Scene 1. No. 1. Prelude and chatter Benjamin Britten 2:54
16 Act 3. Scene 1. No. 2. Essex's intrusion Benjamin Britten 0:56
17 Act 3. Scene 1. No. 3. The second duet of the Queen and Essex Benjamin Britten 8:00
18 Act 3. Scene 1. No. 4. The dressing-table song Benjamin Britten 2:45
19 Act 3. Scene 1. No. 5. The entrance of Cecil Benjamin Britten 1:03
20 Act 3. Scene 1. No. 6. Cecil's report Benjamin Britten 0:47
21 Act 3. Scene 1. No. 7. Discussion Benjamin Britten 0:58
22 Act 3. Scene 1. No. 8. The Queen's decision Benjamin Britten 1:40
23 Act 3. Scene 2. Ballad - rondo Benjamin Britten 10:39
24 Act 3. Scene 3. No. 1. Prelude and verdict Benjamin Britten 6:16
25 Act 3. Scene 3. No. 2. Cecil's warning Benjamin Britten 0:56
26 Act 3. Scene 3. No. 3. The Queen's dilemma Benjamin Britten 1:29
27 Act 3. Scene 3. No. 4. Trio Benjamin Britten 2:30
28 Act 3. Scene 3. No. 5. Lady Essex's pleading Benjamin Britten 2:35
29 Act 3. Scene 3. No. 6. Penelope Rich's pleading Benjamin Britten 1:41
30 Act 3. Scene 3. No. 7. Epilogue Benjamin Britten 8:51

Credits

Stephen James Adams - Vocals
John Mark Ainsley - Vocals
Eric Alder - Vocals
Richard van Allan - Vocals
Elizabeth Bainbridge - Vocals
Janet Baker - Vocals
Avril Bardoni - Synopsis
Josephine Barstow - Vocals
Angela Vernon Bates - Vocals
Nora Bates - Synopsis
Michael Bauer - Vocals
Sue Baxter - Booklet Editor
Steuart Bedford - Assistant Conductor, Conductor
Richard Beswick - Assistant Producer
Kenneth Bowen - Vocals
James Bowman - Vocals
Sheila Brand - Vocals
Owen Brannigan - Vocals
Benjamin Britten - Conductor, Librettist, Primary Artist, Recording Supervision
James Brown - Engineer
Choir of Downside School - Choir/Chorus
Choir of Emanuel School - Choir/Chorus
Gordon Clerk - Vocals
Peggy Cochrane - Synopsis
Andrew Cornall - Producer
Christopher Cornall - Vocals
Joan Cross - Vocals
John Culshaw - Producer
Richard Dakin - Vocals
Alfred Deller - Vocals
Bryan Drake - Vocals
Ronald Duncan - Librettist
John Dunkerley - Balance Engineer, Engineer
Olive Dyer - Vocals
Simon Eadon - Engineer
English Chamber Orchestra - Orchestra
English Opera Group Orchestra - Orchestra
Peter Evans - Synopsis
Tom Finucane - Gittern
Michael Follis - Vocals
Dominic Gill - Vocals
Stuart Harling - Vocals
Heather Harper - Vocals
Elizabeth Harwood - Vocals
David Hemmings - Vocals
Thomas Hemsley - Vocals
Darrick Herdman - Choir Master
Jenny Hill - Vocals
Peter Hoare - Vocals
Jonathan Holmes - Choir Director
Della Jones - Vocals
Gareth Jones - Assistant Conductor, Choir Master
David Kelly - Vocals
Yvonne Kenny - Vocals
Philip Langridge - Vocals
Peter Leeming - Vocals
James Lock - Engineer
London Symphony Orchestra - Orchestra
Norman Lumsden - Vocals
Benjamin Luxon - Vocals
Kenneth MacDonald - Vocals
Penelope MacKay - Vocals
Charles Mackerras - Conductor
Arda Mandikian - Vocals
Lotte Meitner-Graf - Cover Photo
James Miller-Coburn - Vocals
Mark Millington - Art Direction
Ray Minshull - Producer
Monmouth School Choir - Choir/Chorus
John Mordler - Assistant Producer
Ronald Murdock - Vocals
Alan Opie - Vocals
Gordon Parry - Engineer
Peter Pears - Librettist, Vocals
Myfanwy Piper - Librettist
William Plommer - Librettist
John Pryer - Vocals
Keith Raggett - Vocals
Mary Robert - Photography
Janice Hooper Roe - Vocals
Iris Saunders - Vocals
John Shirley-Quirk - Vocals
John Stein - Orchestra Leader
Christian Strover - Choir Master
Jonathan Summers - Vocals
Robert Tear - Vocals
Bryn Terfel - Vocals
Stephen Terry - Vocals
Robert Carpenter Turner - Vocals
Josephine Veasey - Vocals
Anna Vincent - Vocals
Jennifer Vyvyan - Vocals
Janice Watson - Vocals
Helen Watts - Vocals
Welsh National Opera Chorus - Choir/Chorus
Welsh National Opera Orchestra - Orchestra
Willard White - Vocals
Jenni Whiteside - Recording Editor
Anne Wilkens - Vocals
Kenneth Wilkinson - Engineer
Jenevora Williams - Vocals
Neville Williams - Vocals
Morten Winding - Producer
Ian Wodehouse - Vocals
Michael Woolcock - Assistant Producer