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Britten: Albert Herring

Christopher Gillett (Albert), Josephine Barstow (Lady Billows), Gerald Finley (Sid), Ann Taylor (Nancy), Felicity Palmer (Florence Pike), Robert Lloyd (Budd), Peter Savidge (Mr Gedge), Della Jones (Mum), Susan Gritton (Miss Wordsworth), Stuart Kale (Mr Upfold)

Northern Sinfonia, Steuart Bedford

Vivid as Hickox's traversal of the score for Chandos may be, Bedford's is just that much more alert, crisper. With his long experience of Britten in the theatre, dating back to Death in Venice... More…

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Contents

Britten: Albert Herring

Work length2:21:35
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  • Robert Lloyd (baritone), Christopher Gillett (tenor), Josephine Barstow (soprano), Felicity Palmer (mezzo-soprano), Della Jones (mezzo-soprano), Susan Gritton (soprano), Peter Savidge (baritone), Ann Taylor (mezzo-soprano), Stuart Kale (tenor), Gerald Finley (baritone)
  • Northern Sinfonia
  • Steuart Bedford
  • Recorded: 11-15 August 1996
  • Recording Venue: All Saint's Church, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

Act I Scene 1: Florence!

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Act I Scene 1: I hope we’re not too early

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Act I Scene 1: Stuffy! Tobacco stink!

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Act I Scene 1: Now then! Notebook, Florence!

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Act I Scene 1: The first suggestion on my list

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Act I Scene 1: Is this all you can bring?

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Act I Scene 1: Beggin' your pardon

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Act I Scene 1: Right! We’ll have him!

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Act I Scene 1: Interlude

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Act I Scene 2: Bounce me high, bounce me low

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Act I Scene 2: Shop! Hi Albert!

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Act I Scene 2: Sid, I’m sorry

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Act I Scene 2: Hi Sid! You forgot to pay for the herbs

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Act I Scene 2: Good morning, young man

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Act I Scene 2: We bring great news to you

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Act I Scene 2: Well! Think of that, my lad!

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Act II Scene 1: Interlude - Isn’t he here?

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Act II Scene 1: For three precious weeks

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Act II Scene 1: That’s a fine sight for sore eyes!

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Act II Scene 1: Quickly, quickly, come along!

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Act II Scene 1: I don’t think you ought

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Act II Scene 1: Quick, here they

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Act II Scene 1: Hush! Harold Wood!

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Act II Scene 1: I’m full of happines

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Act II Scene 1: Magnificent, your Ladyship

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Act II Scene 1: Fascinating, Mr Mayor

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Act II Scene 1: To make our thanks complete

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Act II Scene 1: Go on, Albert!

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Act II Scene 1: Well tried Albert!

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Act II Scene 1: Interlude

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Act II Scene 2: Albert the Good

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Act II Scene 2: Sounds like Sid serenading

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Act II Scene 2: Heaven help those

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Act II Scene 2: Albert! Fast asleep, poor kid

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Act III Interlude

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Act III: Is she asleep?

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Act III: What the hell d’you think I am?

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Act III: How’s the manhunt?

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Act III: Hi! Heard the news?

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Act III: Threnody - In the midst of life is death

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Act III: Albert?

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Act III: I can’t remember everything

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Act III: I didn’t lay it on too thick, did I?

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