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Britten: Billy Budd

Bo Skovhus (Billy Budd), Neil Shicoff (Captain Vere), Eric Halfvarson (John Claggart), Robert Bork (Mr Redburn), Wolfgang Bankl (Mr Flint), David Cale Johnson (Mr Ratcliffe), John Dickie (Red Whiskers), Geert Smits (Donald), Alfred Sramek (Dansker), John Nuzzo (Novice), Cosmin Ifrim (Squeak), Janusz...

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Britten: Billy Budd

Work length2:41:27
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  • Janusz Monarcha (bass), Eric Halfvarson (bass), Boaz Daniel (bass), Robert Bork (baritone), Markus Pelz (bass), Wolfgang Bankl (bass), Peter Jelosits (tenor), David Johnson (baritone), John Dickie (tenor), Yu Chen (baritone), Geert Smits (baritone), Mario Steller (vocals), Alfred Sramek (bass), Valentin Klausburg (vocals), Neil Shicoff (tenor), John Nuzzo (vocals), Bo Skovhus (baritone), Cosmin Ifrim (tenor)
  • Vienna Hofburgkapelle Choir, Wiener Staatsoper
  • Donald Runnicles

Prologue: I am an old man … (Vere)

Track length5:19
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Act I Scene 1: Pull, me bantams! (First Mate, Second Mate, Sailing Master, Sailor, Bosun, Midshipmen, Donald, Maintop, Deck, Novice, Men, Squeak, Chorus)

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Act I Scene 1: Boat ahoy! (Maintop, Voice, Midshipmen, Sailing Master, First Lieutenant, Bosun, Ratcliffe)

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Act I Scene 1: To report having boarded (Ratcliffe, First Lieutenant, Claggart, Red Whiskers, Sailing Master, Jones, Billy)

Track length5:35
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Act I Scene 1: Billy Budd, king of the birds! (Billy, Sailing Master, First Lieutenant, Ratcliffe)

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Act I Scene 1: I heard, your honour! (Claggart, Squeak, Novice's Friend)

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Act I Scene 1: Come along, kid! (Novice's Friend, Novice, Chorus)

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Act I Scene 1: Christ! The poor chap … (Billy, Dansker, Red Whiskers, Donald)

Track length3:16
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Act I Scene 1: Vere! Vere! - Officers and men of the Indomitable … (Seamen, Vere, Billy)

Track length3:47
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Act II Scene 1: Boy! (Vere, Boy)

Track length2:06
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Act II Scene 1: Plutarch - The Greeks and the Romans (Vere, First Lieutenant, Sailing Master)

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Act II Scene 1: Any danger of French notions (First Lieutenant, Vere, Sailing Master, Chorus)

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Act II Scene 1: Land on the port bow, sir (Ratcliffe, Vere, First Lieutenant, Sailing Master, Chorus)

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Act II Scene 2: Blow her away. (Red Whiskers, Chorus, Billy, Donald, Dansker)

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Act II Scene 2: Billy went to his bag (Dansker, Claggart, Squeak, Boy)

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Act II Scene 2: O beauty, o handsomeness (Claggart)

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Act II Scene 2: I, John Claggart, Master-at-Arms (Claggart, Novice)

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Act II Scene 2: Why had it to be Billy, the one we all love? (Novice, Billy, Dansker)

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Act III Scene 1: I don't like the look of the mist … (Vere, First Lieutenant)

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Act III Scene 1: Well, what is it, Master-at Arms? (All)

Track length12:32
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Act III Scene 1: There you are again, Master-at-Arms. (Vere, Claggart, Boy)

Track length7:26
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Act III Scene 1: Interlude

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Act III Sene 2: Claggart, John Claggart, beware! (Vere, Billy)

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Act III Scene 2: Master-at-Arms and foretopman … (Vere, Claggart, Billy)

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Act III Scene 2: The mists have cleared (Vere, First Lieutenant, Sailing Master, Ratcliffe)

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Act III Scene 2: William Budd, you are accused … (First Lieutenant, Vere, Billy)

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Act III Scene 2: I accept their verdict. (Vere)

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Act IV Scene 1: Look! Through the port comes the moonshine astray (Billy)

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Act IV Scene 1: Here! Baby! (Dansker, Billy)

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Act IV Scene 1: And farewell to ye … (Billy)

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Act IV Scene 2: According to the Articles of War … (All except Vere)

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Act IV Scene 2: Down all hands! And see that they go! (First Lieutenant)

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Epilogue: We committed his body to the deep (Vere)

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