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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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Contents

Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66

Work length1:21:13
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  • Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano), Peter Pears (tenor), Simon Preston (organ)
  • London Symphony Chorus, Bach Choir, Highgate School Choir, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1963-01-10
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Ia. Requiem aeternam

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Ib. What Passing Bells for These who die as Cattle?

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IIa. Dies irae

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IIb. Bugles Sang, Saddening the Evening Air

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IIc. Liber Scriptus

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IId. Out there, We've Walked quite Friendly up to Death

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IIe. Recordare Jesu pie

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IIf. Be Slowly Lifted Up

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IIg. Dies irae

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IIh. Lacrimosa dies illa

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IIi. Move Him into the Sun

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IIIa. Domine Jesu Christe

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IIIb. So Abram Rose, and Clave the Wood

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IVa. Sanctus

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IVb. After the Blast of Lightning from the East

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V. One ever Hangs Where Shelled Roads Part

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VIa. Libera me, Domine

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VIb. It Seemed that out of Battle I Escaped

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VIc. Let Us Sleep Now...In Paradisum

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Britten: War Requiem, Op.66 / Rehearsal sequence

Work length49:42
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  • Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano), Peter Pears (tenor), John Culshaw (narrator), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Simon Preston (organ), Melos Ensemble (chamber ensemble)
  • Bach Choir, London Symphony Chorus, Highgate School Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, The Melos Ensemble Of London
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1963-01-10
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Requiem aeternam

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Dies irae

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Dies irae

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Dies irae

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Offertorium

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Sanctus

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Sanctus

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Agnus Dei

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Libera me

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Libera me

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Libera me

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