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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

Work length24:06
$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

Track length1:11
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Pastoral

Track length3:52
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Nocturne

Track length3:16
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Elegy

Track length4:18
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Dirge

Track length4:10
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Hymn

Track length1:59
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Sonnet

Track length4:00
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Epilogue

Track length1:20
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Walton: Façade - An Entertainment

Work length36:42
$17.85
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  • Peter Pears (narrator), Edith Sitwell (narrator)
  • English Opera Group Ensemble
  • Anthony Collins
  • Recorded: 1954-08-11
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. Fanfare; Hornpipe

Track length1:42
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2. En famille

Track length3:01
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3. Mariner Man

Track length0:41
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4. Long Steel Grass

Track length1:59
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5. Through Gilded Trellises

Track length2:17
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6. Tango - Pasadoble

Track length1:49
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7. Lullaby for Jumbo

Track length1:30
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8. Black Mrs. Behemoth

Track length0:57
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9. Tarantella

Track length1:14
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10. A Man from a Far Countree

Track length1:23
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11. By The Lake

Track length1:42
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12. Country Dance

Track length1:47
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13. Polka

Track length1:26
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14. Four in the Morning

Track length2:37
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15. Something Lies Beyond The Scene

Track length0:58
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16. Valse

Track length3:01
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17. Jodelling Song

Track length2:29
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18. Scotch Rhapsody

Track length1:14
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19. Popular Song

Track length1:55
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20. Fox-Trot "Old Sir Faulk"

Track length1:59
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21. Sir Beelzebub

Track length1:01
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trad.: Sally In Our Alley

Work length4:11
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$1.05
  • Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1961-11-09
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

trad.: The Bonny Earl o'Moray

Work length2:31
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$1.05
  • Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1961-11-09
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

trad.: The Last Rose of Summer

Work length3:54
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$1.05
  • Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1961-11-09
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

trad.: Avenging And Bright

Work length1:30
$0.85
$1.05
  • Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1961-11-09
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London