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British Music Collection - Britten & Walton

Peter Pears (tenor), Dennis Brain (horn), Edith Sitwell (narrator)

Boyd Neel String Orchestra, English Opera Group Ensemble, Benjamin Britten, Anthony Collins

This disc includes one of the great highlights of the whole Britten discography, that first magical recording of the Serenade, with Pears in fresh, youthful voice and Dennis Brain's marvellous... More…

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Contents

Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings, Op. 31

24:06
$6.80
$8.40
  • Dennis Brain (french horn), Peter Pears (tenor)
  • The Boyd Neel String Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1944-10-08
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Prologue

1:11
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Pastoral

3:52
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Nocturne

3:16
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Elegy

4:18
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Dirge

4:10
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Hymn

1:59
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Sonnet

4:00
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Epilogue

1:20
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Walton: Façade Orchestral Suite No. 1

36:42
$17.85
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  • Edith Sitwell (narrator), Peter Pears (narrator)
  • English Opera Group Ensemble
  • Anthony Collins
  • Recorded: 1954-08-11
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. Fanfare; Hornpipe

1:42
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2. En famille

3:01
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3. Mariner Man

0:41
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4. Long Steel Grass

1:59
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5. Through Gilded Trellises

2:17
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6. Tango - Pasadoble

1:49
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7. Lullaby For Jumbo

1:30
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8. Black Mrs. Behemoth

0:57
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9. Tarantella

1:14
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10. A Man From A Far Countree

1:23
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11. By The Lake

1:42
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12. Country Dance

1:47
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13. Polka

1:26
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14. Four In The Morning

2:37
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15. Something Lies Beyond The Scene

0:58
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16. Valse

3:01
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17. Jodelling Song

2:29
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18. Scotch Rhapsody

1:14
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19. Popular Song

1:55
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20. Fox-Trot "Old Sir Faulk"

1:59
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21. Sir Beelzebub

1:01
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trad.: Sally In Our Alley

4:11
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  • Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1961-11-09
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

trad.: The Bonny Earl o'Moray

2:31
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  • Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1961-11-09
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

trad.: The Last Rose of Summer

3:54
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  • Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1961-11-09
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

trad.: Avenging And Bright

1:30
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  • Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1961-11-09
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London