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CHAN 10782 - Britten: Spring Symphony/Welcome Ode/Psalm 150
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CD available From: 15 June 2013
 Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Spring Symphony, Op. 44 44:44
      For Soprano, Alto and Tenor solos, Mixed Chorus, Boys' Choir and Orchestra
      Part I
1 Introduction. Lento, senza rigore 10:03
2 The Merry Cuckoo. Vivace 1:57
3 Spring, the Sweet Spring. Allegro con slancio 1:47
4 The Driving Boy. Allegro molto 1:58
5 The Morning Star. Molto moderato ma giocoso 3:07
      Part II
6 Welcome Maids of Honour. Allegro rubato 2:38
7 Waters Above. Molto moderato e tranquillo 2:23
8 Out on the Lawn I Lie in Bed. Adagio molto tranquillo 6:37
      Part III
9 When will my May come. Allegro impetuoso 2:25
10 Fair and Fair. Allegretto grazioso 2:13
11 Sound the Flute. Allegretto molto mosso 1:24
      Part IV
12 Finale. Moderato alla valse - Allegro pesante 7:56
 Elizabeth Gale soprano
 Alfreda Hodgson contralto
 Martyn Hill tenor
 Southend Boys Choir
 London Symphony Chorus
 London Symphony Orchestra
Welcome Ode, Op. 95 8:16
13 1 March. Broad and rhythmic (Maestoso) 1:52
14 2 Jig. Quick 1:20
15 3 Roundel. Slower 2:38
16 4 Modulation 0:39
17 5 Canon. Moving on 1:46
 Senior Choirs of the City of London School for Girls
 Senior Choirs of the City of London School
 London Symphony Orchestra
18 Psalm 150, Op. 67 5:31
      Kurt-Hans Goedicke, LSO timpani
      Lively March - Lightly - Very lively
 Junior Choirs of the City of London School for Girls
 Junior Choirs of the City of London School
 Orchestra of the City of London School for Girls
 Richard Hickox
 Recorded in:
 St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London
      8-10 January & 27 March 1990
 Brian Couzens
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
 Richard Lee (Assistant)
 Peter Newble (Assistant)
      Penguin Guide **(*)>  
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24 Bit Remaster

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