Britten – The Performer (27 CD box set, APE)

Britten - The Performer (27 CD box set, APE)
Britten – The Performer (27 CD box set, APE)

Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 27 CD box set
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Decca
ASIN: B00E5Q9STO
Size: 7.67 GB
Recovery: +3%
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CD 01-02
Bach: St. John Passion, BWV245
Heather Harper (Soprano),
Alfreda Hodgson (Mezzo-soprano),
Peter Pears (Tenor),
Robert Tear (Tenor),
John Shirley-Quirk (Baritone),
Gwynne Howell (Bass),
Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir,
English Chamber Orchestra

CD 03
Bach: Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kommt (Cantata BWV 151)
Bach: Herr, deine Augen sehen nach dem Glauben (Cantata BWV 102)
Heather Harper (Soprano),
Janet Baker (Mezzo-soprano),
Helen Watts (Contralto),
Peter Pears (Tenor),
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone),
Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir,
Aldeburgh Festival Singers,
English Chamber Orchestra

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F, BWV 1046
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F, BWV 1047
English Chamber Orchestra

CD 04
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV 1048
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G, BWV 1049
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in G, BWV 1050
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.6 in Bb, BWV 1051
English Chamber Orchestra

CD 05-06
Purcell: The Fairy Queen (ed.Britten/Holst/Pears)
Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano),
Mary Wells (Soprano),
Norma Burrowes (Soprano),
Alfreda Hodgson (Mezzo-soprano),
James Bowman (Counter-tenor),
Charles Brett (Counter-tenor),
Peter Pears (Tenor),
Ian Partridge (Tenor),
John Shirley-Quirke (Baritone),
Owen Brannigan (Bass),
Ambrosian Opera Chorus,
English Chamber Orchestra

Purcell: Celebrate This Festival, Z.321 – Birthday Ode for Queen Mary
Heather Harper (Soprano),
Josephine Veasey (Mezzo-soprano),
James Bowman (Counter-tenor),
Peter Pears (Tenor),
John Shirley-Quirk (Baritone),
Ambrosian Singers,
English Chamber Orchestra

CD 07
Haydn: Symphony No.45 in F# minor, Hob.I/45 – “Farewell”
Haydn: Symphony No.55 in Eb, Hob.I/55 – “The Schoolmaster”
Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra

Haydn: Cello Concerto in C, Hob.VIIb/1
Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello),
English Chamber Orchestra

CD 08
Mozart: Symphony No.25 in G minor, K.183
Mozart: Serenata notturna in D, K.239
Mozart: Symphony No.29 in A, K.201
English Chamber Orchestra

CD 09
Mozart: Symphony No.40 in G minor, K.550
Mozart: Symphony No.38 in D, K.504 – “Prague”
English Chamber Orchestra

CD 10
Mozart: Symphony No.41 in C, K.551 – “Jupiter”
Mozart: Symphony No.39 in E flat, K.543
English Chamber Orchestra

Mozart: Si mostra la sorte, K.209 (Live in London)
Mozart: Per pietà, non ricercate, K.420 (Live in London)
Peter Pears (Tenor),
English Chamber Orchestra

CD 11-12
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.12 in A, K.414
Benjamin Britten (Piano),
Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra

Mozart: Sonata for Piano Duet in C, K.521
Mozart: Sonata for Piano Duet in D, K.448
Sviatoslav Richter (Piano),
Benjamin Britten (Piano)

Mozart: Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor, K.466
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.27 in Bb, K.595
Clifford Curzon (Piano),
English Chamber Orchestra

CD 13
Schubert: Symphony No.8 in B minor, D.759 – “Unfinished”
English Chamber Orchestra

Schubert: Sonata for Arpeggione & Piano in A minor, D.821
Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello),
Benjamin Britten (Piano)

Schubert: Divertissement in E minor, D.823
Debussy: En Blanc et Noir
Sviatoslav Richter (Piano),
Benjamin Britten (Piano)

CD 14
Schubert: Fantasy in F minor Op.103, D.940
Schubert: Variations on an original Theme in A flat, D.813
Schubert: Grand Duo Sonata in C major Op. posth.140, D.812
Sviatoslav Richter (Piano),
Benjamin Britten (Piano)

CD 15-17
Schubert: Winterreise, D.911
Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin, D.957
Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op.48
Schubert: Selected Lieder
Peter Pears (Tenor),
Benjamin Britten (Piano)

CD 18-19
Schumann: Szenen aus Goethes ‘Faust’
Elizabeth Harwood (Soprano),
Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano),
Felicity Palmer (Soprano),
Jenny Hill (Soprano),
Pauline Stevens (Soprano),
Meriel Dickinson (Contralto),
Margaret Cable (Contralto),
Peter Peas (Tenor),
John Elwes (Tenor),
Neil Mackie (Tenor),
John Noble (Baritone),
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone),
John Shirley-Quirk (Baritone),
Aldeburgh Festival Singers,
English Chamber Orchestra

Schumann: 5 Stücke im Volkston, Op.102
Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello),
Benjamin Britten (Piano)

CD 20-21
Delius: Summer Night on the River
Delius: Two Aquarelles
Bridge: Christmas Dance, “Sir Roger de Coverley”
Elgar: Introduction & Allegro for Strings, Op.47
English Chamber Orchestra

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38
Yvonne Minton (Mezzo-soprano),
Peter Pears (Tenor),
John Shirley-Quirk (Baritone),
The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge,
London Symphony Chorus,
London Symphony Orchestra

CD 22
Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello & Piano, Op.40
Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello),
Benjamin Britten (Piano)

Shostakovich: Seven Poems of Alexander Blok, Op.127
Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano),
Emanuel Hurwitz (Violin),
Benjamin Britten (Piano)

Janáček: Pohádka for Cello & Piano
Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello),
Benjamin Britten (Piano)

CD 23
Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge
Peter Pears (Tenor),
Zorian String Quartet

Bridge: Phantasie in F# minor for Piano Quartet
Norbert Brainin (Violin),
Peter Schidlof (Viola),
Martin Lovett (Cello),
Benjamin Britten (Piano)

Bridge: Sonata for Cello & Piano
Debussy: Sonata for Cello & Piano in D minor, L.135
Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello),
Benjamin Britten (Piano)

CD 24-25
Songs by: Grainger, Purcell, Haydn, Holst, Bridge, Butterworth, Moeran, Warlock, Ireland, Berkeley, Oldham & Tippett

CD 26
Schubert: Selected Lieder
Benjamin Britten (Piano)

Byrd: Variations on ‘Sellinger’s Round’
Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra

Britten: Fanfare from ‘Gloriana’
Anon.: God Save The Queen
Chorus of East Anglian Choirs,
English Chamber Orchestra

CD 27
Handel: Ode for Saint Cecilia’s Day, HWV76
Heather Harper (Soprano),
Peter Pears (Tenor),
Chorus of East Anglian Choirs,
English Chamber Orchestra

Mozart: Overture to ‘Così fan tutte’, K.588
London Symphony Orchestra

Mozart: Si mostra la sorte, K.209
Mozart: Per pietà, non ricercate, K.420
Peter Pears (Tenor),
London Symphony Orchestra

Mozart: Maurerische Trauermusik in C minor, K.477/479a
Mozart: Symphony No.40 in G minor, K.550
London Symphony Orchestra

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