Skip to main content

 Offer,Britten Rarities

John Hahessy (boy alto) & Benjamin Britten (piano), Norma Procter (contralto), Peter Pears (tenor) & Benjamin Britten (piano), Pamela Bowden (contralto) & Peter Gellhorn (piano), Sir Geraint Evans (baritone), Terence Hanbury White (narrator)

Cambridge University Musical Society...

Britten's underrated United Nations anthem Voices for Today makes it onto disc at last, together with vintage recordings of artists the composer chose to work with. More…

CD

($9.00) $6.75

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

Contents

Britten: Voices For Today

9:43
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge, Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Recorded: 1966-05-14
  • Recording Venue: King's College, Cambridge

Britten: Songs from "Friday Afternoons", Op. 7

7:38
  • John Hahessy (alto (boy)), Benjamin Britten (piano), Michael Berkeley (alto (boy))
  • Recorded: 1961-01-13
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

I Mun Be Married On Sunday

1:17

Cuckoo!

0:51

Fishing Song

2:04

There Was A Monkey

1:24

A New Year Carol

2:02

Britten: The birds

1:45
  • John Hahessy (alto (boy)), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1961-01-13
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Britten: Corpus Christi Carol

2:21
  • John Hahessy (alto (boy)), Benjamin Britten (piano)
  • Recorded: 1961-01-13
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Britten: Canticle II - Abraham & Isaac Op. 51

16:25
  • Benjamin Britten (piano), Peter Pears (tenor), Norma Procter (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1957-02-25
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studio 3, West Hampstead, London

Britten: A Charm of Lullabies for mezzo-soprano and pianoforte, Op. 41

12:09
  • Pamela Bowden (contralto), Peter Gelhorn (piano)
  • Recorded: 1957-01-10
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studio No.1, West Hampstead, London

1. Cradle Song

2:10

2. The Highland Bales

2:02

3. Sephestia's Lulaby

2:11

4. A Charm

1:25

5. The Nurse's Song

4:21

Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream. Opera in Three Acts, Op.64 - Act 3

4:22
  • Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
  • Bryan Balkwill
  • Geraint Evans (baritone)
  • Recorded: 1966-04-21
  • Recording Venue: Victoria Hall, Geneva

"When My Cue Comes, Call Me"

4:22

Britten: The Sword in the Stone

13:48
  • Walter Goehr
  • Terence Hanbury White (narrator)

Purcell: Oedipus - arr. Tippett

3:40
  • Pamela Bowden (contralto), Peter Gelhorn (piano)
  • Recorded: 1957-01-10
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studio No.1, West Hampstead, London

Music For A While

3:40

Purcell: Don Quixote

7:17
  • Pamela Bowden (contralto), Peter Gelhorn (piano)
  • Recorded: 1957-01-10
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studio No.1, West Hampstead, London

From Rosy Bowers

7:17