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 Offer,Britten: Serenade, Les Illuminations & Nocturne

Peter Pears (tenor), Dennis Brain (horn), Barry Tuckwell (horn), Willie Anthony Waters (bassoon), Osian Ellis (harp), Denis Blyth (timpani), Roger Lord (cor anglais), Alexander Murray (flute) & Gervase de Peyer (clarinet)

New Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Goossens,...

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Contents

Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings, Op. 31

24:29
  • New Symphony Orchestra
  • Eugene Goossens
  • Dennis Brain (french horn), Peter Pears (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1953-11-25
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios

Prologue

1:26

Pastoral

3:36

Nocturne

3:26

Britten: Les illuminations, Op. 18

21:53
  • New Symphony Orchestra
  • Eugene Goossens
  • Peter Pears (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1953-11-25
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios

I. Fanfare

1:52

II. Villes

2:24

IIIa. Phrase

1:01
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IIIb. Antique

2:31

IV. Royauté

1:39

V. Marine

0:57

VI. Interlude

2:07

VII. Being beauteous

3:59

VIII. Parade

2:41

IX. Départ

2:42
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Britten: Nocturne, Op. 60 for tenor, obbligato instruments and strings

26:21
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Peter Pears (tenor), William Waterhouse (bassoon), Alexander Murray (flute), Gervase de Peyer (clarinet), Roger Lord (cor anglais), Osian Ellis (harp), Barry Tuckwell (horn), Denis Blyth (timpani)

1. "On A Poet's Lips I Slept"

3:21

2. "Below The Thunders Of The Upper Deep"

3:18

3. "Encintured With A Twine Of Leaves"

2:15
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4. "Midnight's Bell Goes Ting, Ting, Ting"

2:27

5. "But That Night When On My Bed I Lay"

3:02

6. "She Sleeps On Soft, Last Breaths"

4:30

7. "What Is More Gentle Than A Wind In Summer?"

3:27

8. "When Most I Wink, Then Do Mine Eyes Best See"

4:01
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