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 Offer,Salute To Percy Grainger

Peter Pears (tenor), Anna Reynolds (mezzo-soprano) & John Shirley Quirk (baritone)

Ambrosian Singers, Wandsworth Boys’ Choir & Linden Singers, Philharmonia Orchestra, Benjamin Britten & Steuart Bedford, John Eliot Gardiner

This two-CD collection includes Britten's classic 1968 recording, which is one of the best of all Grainger recitals in itself...Dazzling sound. More…
  • Presto Recording of the Week
    31st January 2011

2 CDs

Original price ($17.25) Reduced price $13.00

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Contents

Grainger: Shepherd's Hey

Work length2:18
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1968-12-07
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Grainger: Willow Willow

Work length4:05
  • Peter Pears (tenor)
  • Members Of The English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1968-12-07
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Grainger: I'm seventeen come Sunday

Work length2:59
  • Ambrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1968-12-07
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Grainger: Bold William Taylor

Work length3:39
  • John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1968-12-07
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Grainger: There was a Pig went out to Dig

Work length2:01
  • Ambrosian Singers
  • Recorded: 1968-12-07
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Grainger: My Robin Is to the Greenwood Gone

Work length5:40
  • Members Of The English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1968-12-07
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Grainger: Lord Maxwell's Goodnight

Work length3:30
  • Peter Pears (tenor)
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1968-12-07
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Grainger: 'The Duke of Marlborough' Fanfare

Work length2:19
  • Members Of The English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1968-12-07
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Grainger: Let's Dance Gay in Green Meadow

Work length3:06
  • Viola Tunnard (piano), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1968-12-07
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Grainger: Scotch Strathspey and Reel

Work length7:56
  • Ambrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1968-12-07
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Grainger: The Pretty Maid Milkin' Her Cow...The Sprig O' Thyme

Work length4:03
  • Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1968-12-07
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Grainger: Lisbon (Dublin Bay)

Work length1:27
  • Members Of The English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1968-12-07
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Grainger: The Lost Lady Found

Work length2:55
  • Ambrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1968-12-07
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Grainger: Shallow Brown

Work length5:38
  • John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)
  • English Chamber Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Recorded: 1968-12-07
  • Recording Venue: The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

Grainger: Molly on the Shore

Work length3:49
  • Members Of The English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: Shenandoah

Work length1:40
  • John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)
  • Linden Singers, Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir
  • Steuart Bedford

trad.: Londonderry Air

Work length5:16
  • Members Of The English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: Brigg Fair

Work length2:33
  • Peter Pears (tenor)
  • Linden Singers
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: Green Bushes

Work length8:15
  • Members Of The English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: Under A Bridge

Work length3:10
  • Anna Reynolds (mezzo-soprano), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)
  • Members Of The English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: Dollar and a Half a Day

Work length3:43
  • John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)
  • Linden Singers, Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: The Merry King

Work length3:14
  • Members Of The English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: Six Dukes Went a-Fishin'

Work length2:57
  • Peter Pears (tenor), Osian Ellis (harp)

Grainger: Stormy

Work length1:22
  • John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)
  • Linden Singers, Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: The Three Ravens

Work length3:27
  • Peter Pears (tenor)
  • Members Of The English Chamber Orchestra, Linden Singers
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: Died for Love

Work length1:16
  • Anna Reynolds (mezzo-soprano)
  • Members Of The English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: Country Gardens

Work length1:50
  • Percy Grainger (piano)

Grainger: The Power of Love

Work length3:26
  • Peter Pears (tenor)
  • Members Of The English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: The Hunter in His Career

Work length1:39
  • Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir, Members Of The English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: The Warriors

Work length18:22
  • Achim Holub (assistant conductor)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Achim Holub, Sir John Eliot Gardiner