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Britten: War Requiem & Bliss: Morning Heroes

Elisabeth Söderström (soprano), Robert Tear (tenor) & Sir Thomas Allen (baritone), John Westbrook (orator)

Boys of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, CBSO Chorus & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Liverpool Philharmonic Choir & Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle, Sir...

2 Presto CDs

$15.50

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Contents

Bliss: Morning Heroes

Work length48:06
  • Edmund Walters (director), John Westbrook (vocals)
  • Edmund Walters, Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, Liverpool Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Charles Groves
  • Recorded: 1974-07-24
  • Recording Venue: 23 & 24 July 1974, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

I. Hector's Farewell to Andromache (The Iliad)

Track length14:04

II. The City's Arming (Walt Whitman)

Track length11:46

III. Vigil (Li-Tai-Po)

Track length8:18

The Bivouac's Flame (Whitman)

Track length4:43

IV. Achilles Goes Forth to Battle (The Illiad)

Track length7:25

The Heroes

Track length1:50

Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66

Work length1:35:13
  • Edmund Walters (director), Boys of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, John Westbrook (vocals), Francis Grier, Robert Tear (tenor), Elisabeth Söderström (soprano), Thomas Allen (baritone)
  • Edmund Walters, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford, Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Liverpool Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle, Sir Charles Groves
  • Recorded: 1983-03-04
  • Recording Venue: 27 Feb and 1 & 4 March 1983, Great Hall, University of Birmingham

Spring Offensive (Wilfred Owen)

Track length5:59

Dawn on the Somme (Robert Nichols)

Track length5:35

Requiem aeternam dona eis Domine

Track length6:10

What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?

Track length2:20

Kyrie eleison

Track length1:28

Dies irae, dies illa

Track length3:56

Bugles sang, saddening the evening air

Track length2:46

Liber scriptus proferetur

Track length2:50

Out there, we've walked quite friendly up to Death

Track length1:45

Recordare Jesu pie

Track length4:44

Be slowly lifted up, thou long black arm

Track length1:52

Dies irae, dies illa

Track length1:17

Lacrimosa dies illa

Track length2:04

Move him into the sun...Pie Jesu

Track length5:55

Domine Jesu Christe

Track length3:33

So Abram rose, and clave the wood, and went

Track length6:16

Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus

Track length3:18

Benedictus qui venit in nomine Domini

Track length2:52

After the blast of lightning from the East

Track length3:43

War Requiem, Op.66: V. Agnus Dei

Track length3:46

Libera me, Domine, de morte aeterna

Track length7:35

It seemed that out of battle I escaped

Track length9:47

Let us sleep now...In paradisum

Track length5:42