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Benjamin Britten - Song Cycles

Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano), James Bowman (countertenor), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)

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Britten: Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, Op. 22

16:37
  • Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1954-03-17
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Sonetto XVI

2:00

Sonetto XXXI

1:24

Sonetto XXX

3:16

Britten: Winter Words, Op. 52

20:08
  • Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1954-03-17
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

At Day-Close In November

1:37

Midnight On the Great Western

4:25

Wagtail and Baby

1:57
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The Little Old Table

1:22

The Choirmaster's Burial

3:43

Proud Songsters

1:08

At the Railway Station, Upway

2:39

Before Life and After

3:17
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 Excerpt, Britten: On this Island, Op. 11

3:42
  • Benjamin Britten (piano), Peter Pears (tenor)

Let the florid music praise!

3:42

Britten: Who are these children?, Op. 84

17:33
  • Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1972-11-20
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

1. A Riddle (The Earth)

1:02

2. A Laddie's Sang

0:54

3. Nightmare

2:41
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4. Black Day

0:36

5. Bed-time

0:57

6. Slaughter

1:29

7. Riddle (The Child You Were)

0:37

8. The Larky Lad

0:33

9. Who Are These Children?

1:58

10. Supper

1:10

11. The Children

3:58

12. The Auld Aik

1:38
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Britten: Tit for Tat

8:35
  • John Shirley-Quirk (baritone), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1972-11-20
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

1. A Song Of Enchantment

2:25

2. Autumn

1:13

3. Silver

1:43

4. Vigil

1:43

5. Tit For Tat

1:31

Purcell: Sweeter than Roses (from Pausanius, the Betrayer of his Country, Z585)

3:25
  • James Bowman (counter-tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1972-11-20
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Purcell: When the cock begins to crow, ZD172

2:42
  • Peter Pears (tenor), James Bowman (counter-tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)
  • Recorded: 1972-11-20
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk