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 Offer,Britten: Peter Grimes

Philip Langridge (Peter Grimes), Janice Watson (Ellen Orford), Alan Opie (Balstrode), Ameral Gunson (Auntie), John Graham-Hall (Bob Boles), John Connell (Swallow), Anne Collins (Mrs Sedley), Roderick Williams (Ned Keene);

London Symphony Chorus, City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox

Any reading that so potently confirms the genius of this piece must have a distinguished place in the discography. In the first place there's Langridge's tense, sinewy, sensitive Grimes. Predictably... More…

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Contents

Britten: Peter Grimes

Work length2:27:04
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  • Matthew Best (bass), Philip Langridge (tenor), Alan Opie (baritone), Janice Watson (soprano), Roderick Williams (baritone), John Fryatt (tenor), Yvonne Barclay (soprano), John Connell (bass), Ameral Gunson (contralto), Pamela Helen Stephen (soprano), Anne Collins (mezzo-soprano), John Graham Hall (tenor)
  • London Symphony Chorus, City of London Sinfonia
  • Richard Hickox

Prologue: Peter Grimes (Hobson, Swallow, Peter)

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Prologue: You sailed your boat round the coast (Swallow, Peter, Mrs. Sedley, Hobson, Ellen, Chorus)

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Prologue: Peter Grimes, I here advise you (Swallow, Hobson, Peter, Chorus)

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Prologue: The truth - the pity - and the truth (Peter, Ellen)

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Prologue: Interlude I

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Act I Scene 1: Oh, hang at open doors (Auntie, Boles, Balstrode, Chorus)

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Act I Scene 1: Good morning, good morning! (Rector, Nieces, Mrs. Sedley, Ned, Swallow, Auntie, Boles, Balstrode, Chorus)

Track length1:04
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Act I Scene 1: Hi! Give us a hand (Peter, Boles, Balstrode, Ned, Auntie, Hobson)

Track length3:42
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Act I Scene 1: I'll have to go from pub to pub (Hobson, Ellen, Ned, Chorus)

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Act I Scene 1: Let her among you without fault (Ellen, Hobson, Mrs. Sedley, Ned)

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Act I Scene 1: Look! The storm cone! (Balstrode, Ned, Boles, Chorus)

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Act I Scene 1: And do you prefer the storm (Balstrode, Peter)

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Act I Scene 1: They listen to money (Peter, Balstrode)

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Act I Scene 1: What harbour shelters peace (Peter)

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Act I Scene 1: Interlude II

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Act I Scene 2: Past time to close (Auntie, Mrs. Sedley, Balstrode, Boles, Nieces)

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Act I Scene 2: Loud man (Auntie, Nieces, Mrs. Sedley)

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Act I Scene 2: There's been a landslide up the coast (Fisherman, Boles, Balstrode, Auntie)

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Act I Scene 2: No, I mean love (Boles, Balstrode, Chorus)

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Act I Scene 2: Pub conversation should depend (Balstrode, Chorus)

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Act I Scene 2: Have you heard the cliff is down (Ned, Auntie, Mrs. Sedley, Chorus)

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Act I Scene 2: Now the Great Bear and Pleiades (Peter, Nieces, Boles, Balstrode, Auntie, Chorus)

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Act I Scene 2: For peace sake (Balstrode, Peter)

Track length2:29
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Act I Scene 2: The bridge is down (Hobson, Ned, Ellen, Boles, Auntie, Nieces, Peter)

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Act II: Interlude III

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Act II Scene 1: Glitter of waves (Ellen)

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Act II Scene 1: Now that the daylight fills the sky (Ellen, Rector, Chorus)

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Act II Scene 1: Child you're not too young (Ellen, Rector, Peter, Chorus)

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Act II Scene 1: This unrelenting work (Ellen, Peter, Chorus)

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Act II Scene 1: Fool to let it come to this (Auntie, Ned, Boles, Mrs. Sedley, Balstrode, Swallow, Nieces, Rector, Chorus)

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Act II Scene 1: People . . . No! I will speak! (Boles, Balstrode, Rector, Auntie, Ellen, Chorus)

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Act II Scene 1: We planned that their lives (Ellen, Rector, Mrs. Sedley, Boles, Ned, Nieces, Auntie, Balstrode, Hobson, Swallow, Chorus)

Track length2:30
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Act II Scene 1: Swallow - shall we go and see Grimes in his hut? (Rector, Swallow, Balstrode, Mrs. Sedley, Boles, Chorus)

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Act II Scene 1: Now gossip is put on trial (Chorus)

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Act II Scene 1: From the gutter (Nieces, Auntie, Ellen)

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Act II: Interlude IV

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Act II Scene 2: Go there (Peter)

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Act II Scene 2: They listen to money (Peter)

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Act II Scene 2: Now! Now! (Peter, Chorus)

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Act II Scene 2: Peter Grimes (Rector, Swallow, Ned)

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Act III: Interlude V

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Act III Scene 1: Assign your prettiness to me (Swallow, Nieces, Ned)

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Act III Scene 1: Mr. Keene (Mrs. Sedley, Ned)

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Act III Scene 1: Murder most foul it is (Mrs. Sedley, Ned)

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Act III Scene 1: Come along, Doctor (Burgess, Burgesses, Rector, Mrs. Sedley, Ellen, Balstrode)

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Act III Scene 1: Embroidery in childhood was (Ellen, Balstrode)

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Act III Scene 1: Mr. Swallow (Mrs. Sedley, Auntie, Swallow, Hobson)

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Act III Scene 1: Who holds himself apart (Chorus)

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Act III: Interlude VI

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Act III Scene 2: Grimes! (Voices, Peter)

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Act III Scene 2: Peter, we've come to take you home (Ellen, Peter, Balstrode)

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Act III Scene 2: To those who pass the Borough (Swallow, Fisherman, Auntie, Boles, Chorus)

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