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The Best of Britten

Philip Langridge (tenor), Frank Lloyd (horn), Steuart Bedford (piano), Della Jones (mezzo-soprano), Lynda Russell (soprano), Michael Volle (baritone), Tom Randle (tenor), George McPhee (organ)

Choir of St John's College Cambridge, London Symphony Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Northern...

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Contents

Britten: Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27

Work length10:20
  • Choir of St John's College Cambridge
  • Christopher Robinson

 Excerpt, Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a

Work length8:29
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

No. 2. Sunday Morning

Track length4:00

No. 4. Storm

Track length4:29

Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30

Work length3:53
  • Choir of St John's College Cambridge
  • Christopher Robinson

Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30: Rejoice in God, o ye Tongues

Track length3:53

 Excerpt, Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20

Work length8:54
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20: I. Lacrymosa

Track length8:54

Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34

Work length5:02
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Theme

Track length2:14

Fugue

Track length2:48

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

Work length4:13
  • Philip Langridge (tenor), Frank Lloyd (horn)
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Serenade, Op. 31: IV. Elegy

Track length4:13

Britten: Gloriana - Symphonic Suite Op. 53a

Work length6:53
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Symphonic Suite, Op. 53a, "Gloriana": X. Gloriana Moritura

Track length6:53

Britten: Simple Symphony, Op. 4

Work length3:00
  • Northern Sinfonia
  • Steuart Bedford

Simple Symphony, Op. 4: II. Playful Pizzacato

Track length3:00

Britten: Suite on English Folk Tunes 'A Time there was', Op. 90

Work length2:26
  • Northern Sinfonia
  • Steuart Bedford

Suite on English Folk Tunes, Op. 90, "A time there was …": I. Cakes and Ale

Track length2:26

 Excerpt, Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10

Work length7:29
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10: Variation 10: Fugue and Finale

Track length7:29

Britten: Tell me the truth about love (from Cabaret Songs)

Work length5:39
  • Steuart Bedford (piano), Della Jones (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: December 1995
  • Recording Venue: Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead, London

 Excerpt, Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66

Work length9:23
  • Lynda Russell (soprano), Michael Volle (baritone), Tom Randle (tenor), George McPhee (organ)
  • Scottish Festival Chorus, St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral Choristers, Edinburgh, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • Martyn Brabbins
  • Recorded: 14 May 1995
  • Recording Venue: (former) Harland & Wolff engine-shed, Clydebank, Glasgow

War Requiem: Requiem aeternam

Track length9:23

Britten: A Hymn to the Virgin

Work length3:08
  • Choir of St John's College Cambridge
  • Christopher Robinson