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Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66

Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano), Peter Pears (tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) & Simon Preston (organ)

London Symphony Orchestra, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Highgate School Choir & The Bach Choir, Benjamin Britten

Britten was writing personally for three muses who had all shared the wartime experience...His incandescent commitment to pacificism and horror at the failure of humanism blazes forth...As you... More…

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This release includes a digital booklet

Contents

Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66 / Requiem aeternam

9:33
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  • Peter Pears (tenor), Simon Preston (organ)
  • London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, Melos Ensemble, Bach Choir, Highgate School Choir
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1963-01-10
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1a. Requiem aeternam

5:54
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1b. What Passing Bells for These who die as Cattle?

3:39
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Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66 / Dies irae

25:41
$9.90
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  • Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano), Peter Pears (tenor)
  • London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Melos Ensemble, Bach Choir
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1963-01-10
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

2a. Dies irae

3:38
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2b. Bugles Sang, Saddening the Evening Air

2:34
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2c. Liber Scriptus

2:56
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2d. Out there, We've Walked quite Friendly up to Death

1:56
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2e. Recordare Jesu pie

4:49
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2f. Be Slowly Lifted Up

1:51
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2g. Dies irae

1:13
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2h. Lacrimosa dies illa

1:54
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2i. Move Him into the Sun

4:50
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Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66 / Offertorium

9:42
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  • Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Simon Preston (organ), Peter Pears (tenor)
  • London Symphony Orchestra, Highgate School Choir, Melos Ensemble, Bach Choir, London Symphony Chorus
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1963-01-10
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

3a. Domine Jesu Christe

3:32
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3b. So Abram Rose, and Clave the Wood

6:10
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Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66 / Sanctus

9:50
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  • Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano)
  • Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Bach Choir, London Symphony Chorus
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1963-01-10
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

4a. Sanctus

6:01
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4b. After the Blast of Lightning from the East

3:49
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Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66 / Agnus Dei

3:39
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  • Peter Pears (tenor)
  • London Symphony Orchestra, Melos Ensemble, Bach Choir, London Symphony Chorus
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1963-01-10
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

5. One ever Hangs Where Shelled Roads Part

3:39
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Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66 / Libera me

22:48
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  • Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano), Peter Pears (tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Simon Preston (organ)
  • Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Bach Choir, London Symphony Chorus, Highgate School Choir
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1963-01-10
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

6a. Libera me, Domine

7:36
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6b. It Seemed that out of Battle I Escaped

9:35
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6c. Let Us Sleep Now...In Paradisum

5:37
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Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66

49:42
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  • Melos Ensemble (chamber ensemble), Simon Preston (organ), Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), John Culshaw (narrator), Peter Pears (tenor)
  • The Melos Ensemble Of London, London Symphony Orchestra, Bach Choir, Highgate School Choir, London Symphony Chorus
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1963-01-10
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Requiem aeternam

7:21
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Dies irae

9:46
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Dies irae

2:04
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Dies irae

4:38
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Offertorium

8:23
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Sanctus

6:15
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Sanctus

0:19
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Agnus Dei

1:07
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Libera me

1:11
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Libera me

5:21
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Libera me

3:17
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