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 Offer,Britten: Choral Works

Wilfrid Parry (piano)

Elizabethan Singers, London Symphony Chorus, Westminster Cathedral Choir, Louis Halsey, George Malcolm

First CD releases of classic accounts of Britten part songs from Louis Halsey's Elizabethan Singers, plus a searing live recording of the Missa Brevis from 1960 More…

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Contents

Britten: Five Flower Songs, Op. 47

10:52
  • Elizabethan Singers
  • Louis Halsey
  • Recorded: 1964-04-15
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. To Daffodils

1:52

2. The Succession of the Four Sweet Months

2:06

3. Marsh Flowers

1:57

4. The Evening Primrose

2:52

5. Ballad of Green Broom

2:05

Britten: 2 Two-Part Songs

6:29
  • Elizabethan Singers
  • Louis Halsey
  • Wilfrid Parry (piano)
  • Recorded: 1964-04-15
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. I Lov'd a Lass

3:28

2. Lift Boy

3:01

Britten: Chorale after an Old French Carol

4:11
  • Elizabethan Singers
  • Louis Halsey
  • Wilfrid Parry (piano)
  • Recorded: 1964-04-15
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Britten: A Shepherd's Carol

4:06
  • Elizabethan Singers
  • Louis Halsey
  • Recorded: 1964-04-15
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Britten: The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard (Text: The Oxford Book of Ballads)

10:00
  • Elizabethan Singers
  • Louis Halsey
  • Wilfrid Parry (piano)
  • Recorded: 1964-04-15
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Britten: Choral Dances from Gloriana, Op. 53

9:32
  • Elizabethan Singers
  • Louis Halsey
  • Recorded: 1964-04-15
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Time

1:25

Concord

2:19

Time and Concord

1:24

Country Girls

0:57

Rustics and Fishermen

0:51

Final Dance of Homage

2:36

trad.: Old Abram Brown

4:30
  • Elizabethan Singers
  • Louis Halsey
  • Wilfrid Parry (piano)
  • Recorded: 1964-04-15
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

trad.: Oliver Cromwell

0:49
  • Elizabethan Singers
  • Louis Halsey
  • Wilfrid Parry (piano)
  • Recorded: 1964-04-15
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

trad.: O can ye sew cushions?

2:38
  • Elizabethan Singers
  • Louis Halsey
  • Wilfrid Parry (piano)
  • Recorded: 1964-04-15
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Britten: Down by the Salley Gardens

2:46
  • Elizabethan Singers
  • Louis Halsey
  • Wilfrid Parry (piano)
  • Recorded: 1964-04-15
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Britten: A Hymn to the Virgin

4:09
  • London Symphony Chorus
  • George Malcolm
  • Recorded: 1961-05-18
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Britten: Missa Brevis in D major, Op. 63

10:18
  • Westminster Cathedral Choir
  • George Malcolm
  • Recorded: 1959-07-26
  • Recording Venue: Westminster Cathedral, London

Kyrie eleison

2:01

Gloria in excelsis Deo

3:00

Sanctus...Benedictus

3:11

Agnus Dei

2:06