B. Britten Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horns & Strings; Les Illuminations; Nocturnes; Sinfonia da Requiem; Simple Symphony; Four Sea Interludes; Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra

Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horns & Strings; Les
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  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2009
  • Label: Warner Classics

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.I. Fanfare- Les Illuminations Op. 18
  • 2.II. Villes- Les Illuminations Op. 18
  • 3.IIIa. Phrase- Les Illuminations Op. 18
  • 4.IIIb. Antique- Les Illuminations Op. 18
  • 5.IV. Royauté- Les Illuminations Op. 18
  • 6.V. Marine- Les Illuminations Op. 18
  • 7.VI. Interlude- Les Illuminations Op. 18
  • 8.VII. Being Beauteous- Les Illuminations Op. 18
  • 9.VIII. Parade- Les Illuminations Op. 18
  • 10.IX. Départ- Les Illuminations Op. 18
  • 11.Prologue (horn solo)- Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31
  • 12.1. Pastoral The day's grown old (Charles Cotton)- Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31
  • 13.2. Nocturne The splendour falls on castle walls (Alfred, Lord Tennyson)- Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31
  • 14.3. Elegy O Rose, thou art sick (William Blake)- Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31
  • 15.4. Dirge This ae nighte (anon. 15th century)- Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31
  • 16.5. Hymn Queen and huntress (Ben Jonson)- Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31
  • 17.6. Sonnet O soft embalmer of the still midnight (John Keats)- Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31
  • 18.Epilogue (horn solo)- Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31
  • 19.On a poet's lips I slept (Shelley)- Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60
  • 20.Below the thunders of the upper deep (Tennyson) (Robin O'Neill, bassoon)- Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60
  • 21.Encinctured with a twine of leaves (Coleridge) (Thelma Owen, harp)- Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60
  • 22.Midnight's bell goes ting, ting, ting, ting, ting (Middleton) (Frank Lloyd, french horn)- Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60
  • 23.But that night when on my bed I lay (Wordsworth) (David Corkhill, timpani)- Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60
  • 24.She sleeps on soft, last breaths (Owen) (James Brown, cor anglais)- Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60
  • 25.What is more gentle than a wind in summer? (Keats) (William Bennett, flute; Thea King, clarinet)- Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60
  • 26.When most I wink, then do mine eyes best see (Shakespeare)- Nocturne for tenor solo, seven obbligato instruments and string orchestra Op. 60

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.First movement Boisterous Bourrée- Simple Symphony Op. 4
  • 2.Second movement Playful Pizzicato- Simple Symphony Op. 4
  • 3.Third movement Sentimental Sarabande- Simple Symphony Op. 4
  • 4.Fourth movement Frolicsome Finale- Simple Symphony Op. 4
  • 5.I. Lacrymosa (Andante ben misurato) -- Sinfonia da Requiem Op. 20
  • 6.II. Dies irae (Allegro con fuoco) -- Sinfonia da Requiem Op. 20
  • 7.III. Requiem aeternam (Andante molto tranquillo)- Sinfonia da Requiem Op. 20
  • 8.Dawn- 4 Sea Interludes Op. 33a
  • 9.Sunday Morning- 4 Sea Interludes Op. 33a
  • 10.Moonlight- 4 Sea Interludes Op. 33a
  • 11.Storm- 4 Sea Interludes Op. 33a
  • 12.Theme Allegro maestoso e largamente (full orchestra - woodwind - brass - strings - percussion - full orchestra)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34)
  • 13.Variation A Presto (flutes & piccolo)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Woodwind
  • 14.Variation B Lento (oboes)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Woodwind
  • 15.Variation C Moderato (clarinets)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Woodwind
  • 16.Variation D Allegro con marcia (bassoons)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Woodwind
  • 17.Variation E Brillante, alla polacca (violins)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strings
  • 18.Variation F Meno mosso (violas)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strings
  • 19.Variation G L'istesso tempo (cellos)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strings
  • 20.Variation H Cominciando lento ma poco a poco accel. al Allegro (double basses)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strings
  • 21.Variation I Maestoso (harp)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strings
  • 22.Variation J L'istesso tempo (horns)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Brass
  • 23.Variation K Vivace (trumpets)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Brass
  • 24.Variation L Allegro pomposo (trombones & tuba)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Brass
  • 25.Percussion - Variation M Moderato (percussion)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34)
  • 26.Fugue Allegro molto - Con slancio (L'istesso tempo) (full orchestra)- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34)

Product Description:

Featuring the brilliantly diverse compositions of Englishman Benjamin Britten, this 2-CD set from EMI Classics features music written in the 20th century, a period of enormous upheaval, both political and artistic. During these 100 years music went through an unprecedented period of revolution and transformation, and the music illustrates how these changes manifested themselves in the musical landscape.

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