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CHAN 9447 - Britten: Peter Grimes
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Opera - Peter Grimes

     
 Benjamin Britten
Peter Grimes Op 33 147:11
     
      COMPACT DISC ONE 76:33
     
1 Prologue - Hobson - 'Peter Grimes' 1:25
2 Swallow - 'You sailed your boat round the coast' 3:05
3 Swallow - 'Peter Grimes, I here advise you' 2:05
4 Peter - 'The truth - the pity - and the truth' 1:56
5 Interlude I 3:14
     
Act I 45:53
6 Scene 1 - Chorus - 'Oh, hang at open doors' 4:42
7 Rector - 'Good morning, good morning!' 1:04
8 Peter - 'Hi! Give us a hand' 3:42
9 Hobson - 'I'll have to go from pub to pub' 2:00
10 Ellen - 'Let her among you without fault' 3:13
11 Balstrode - 'Look! The storm cone!' 2:47
12 Balstrode - 'And do you prefer the storm' 3:31
13 Peter - 'They listen to money' 1:32
14 Peter - 'What harbour shelters peace' 1:04
15 Interlude II 4:11
      Scene 2
16 Auntie - 'Past time to close' 2:16
17 Aunti - 'Loud man' 1:05
18 Fisherman - 'There's been a landslide up the coast' 1:08
19 Boles - 'No, I mean love' 0:37
20 Balstrode - 'Pub conversation should depend' 1:35
21 Ned - 'Have you heard the cliff is down' 1:39
22 Peter - 'Now the Great Bear and Pleiades' 3:42
23 Balstrode - 'For peace sake' 2:29
24 Hobson - 'The bridge is down' 1:35
     
      Act II
25 Interlude III 2:29
      Scene 1
26 Ellen - 'Glitter of waves' 1:33
27 Chorus - 'Now that the daylight fills the sky' 3:40
28 Ellen - 'Child you're not too young' 3:15
29 Ellen - 'This unrelenting work' 4:26
30 Aunti - 'Fool to let it come to this' 3:18
31 Boles - 'People . . . No! I will speak!' 2:05
     
      COMPACT DISC TWO 70:38
     
1 Ellen - 'We planned that their lives' 2:29
2 Rector - 'Swallow - shall we go and see Grimes in his hut?' 0:44
3 Chorus - 'Now gossip is put on trial' 2:18
4 Nieces - 'From the gutter' 4:35
5 Interlude IV 5:48
      Scene 2
6 Peter - 'Go there!' 2:03
7 Peter - 'They listen to money' 5:04
8 Chorus - 'Now! Now!' 2:14
9 Rector - 'Peter Grimes' 3:20
     
      Act III 41:55
10 Interlude V 5:09
11 Scene 1 - Swallow - 'Assign your prettiness to me' 3:02
12 Mrs Sedley - 'Mr Keene' 1:31
13 Mrs Sedley - 'Murder most foul it is' 1:33
14 Burgess - 'Come along, Doctor' 2:57
15 Ellen - 'Embroidery in childhood was' 5:50
16 Mrs Sedley - 'Mr Swallow' 2:03
17 Chorus - 'Who holds himself apart' 3:57
18 Interlude Vi 2:46
      Scene 2
19 Voices - 'Grimes!' 5:23
20 Ellen - 'Peter, we've come to take you home' 2:41
21 Chorus - 'To those who pass the Borough' 5:04
     
 Alan Opie baritone
 Ameral Gunson contralto
 Anne Collins contralto
 Janice Watson soprano
 John Connell bass
 John Fryatt tenor
 Emily Hall tenor
 Matthew Best bass
 Pamela Helen Stephen mezzo-soprano
 Philip Langridge tenor
 Roderick Williams baritone
 Yvonne Barclay soprano
     
     
 London Symphony Chorus
 Opera London
 City of London Sinfonia
 Richard Hickox
     
 Recorded in:
 Blackheath Halls, London
      2-3, 5-7 July & 31 August 1995
     
 Producer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
     
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
 Richard Smoker (Assistant)
     
         
      Awards  
      Penguin Guide ***>  
      Grammy Award>  
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24 Bit / 44.1K

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