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Britten: Les Illuminations/ Quatre Chansons Françaises/Serenade

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CHAN 10192
 
Britten: Les Illuminations/ Quatre Chansons Françaises/Serenade
Release Date: April 2004
Originally recorded in 2003
Composer (1913-1976)
Benjamin Britten
Solo soprano*
Felicity Lott
Solo tenor†
Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Solo horn†
Michael Thompson
Conductor
Bryden Thomson
Venue
Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow
Producer
Brian Couzens
Engineer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer (Assistant)
Janet Middlebrook
Genre:
Orchestral & Concertos
Vocal & Song

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BENJAMIN BRITTEN

(1913-1976)

Les illuminations, Op. 18*

23:42
For soprano and string orchestra
Texs by Arthur Rimbaud
1.
I
Fanfare. Maestoso - Largamente
2:04
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2.
II
Villes. Allegro energico
2:37
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3.
IIIA
Phrase. Lento ed estatico
1:09
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4.
IIIB
Antique. Allegretto, un poco mosso
2:14
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5.
IV
Royauté. Allegro maestoso
1:38
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6.
V
Marine. Allegro con brio
1:03
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7.
VI
Interlude. Moderato con brio
2:22
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8.
VII
Being Beauteous. Lento ma comodo
4:19
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9.
VIII
Parade. Alla marcia
2:55
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10.
IX
Départ. Largo mesto - Largamente
2:57
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Quatre Chansons françaises*

13:02
For soprano and orchestra
Texts by Victor Hugo and Paul Verlaine
11.
1
Nuits de juin. Lento e molto rubato
2:39
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12.
2
Sagesse. Lento ma non tropo
3:02
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13.
3
L'Enfance. Animato
4:53
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14.
4
Chanson d'automne. Moderato con molto ma sempre colla voce
2:25
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Serenade, Op. 31†

22:19
For tenor, horn and string orchestra
Texts by Tennyson, Keats, Blake, Jonson and Cotton
15.
Prologue. Andante
1:04
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16.
Pastoral. Lento
3:20
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17.
Nocturne. Maestoso
3:31
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18.
Elegy. Andante appassionato
3:43
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19.
Dirge. Alla marcia grave
3:36
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20.
Hymn. Presto e leggiero
2:02
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21.
Sonnet. Adagio
3:53
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22.
Epilogue. Andante
1:07
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Total time: 58:55
Solo: Felicity Lott soprano*
Solo: Anthony Rolfe Johnson tenor†
Solo: Michael Thompson horn†
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
8-9 August 1988

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BENJAMIN BRITTEN

(1913-1976)

Les illuminations, Op. 18*

23:42
For soprano and string orchestra
Texs by Arthur Rimbaud
1.
I
Fanfare. Maestoso - Largamente
2:04
2.
II
Villes. Allegro energico
2:37
3.
IIIA
Phrase. Lento ed estatico
1:09
4.
IIIB
Antique. Allegretto, un poco mosso
2:14
5.
IV
Royauté. Allegro maestoso
1:38
6.
V
Marine. Allegro con brio
1:03
7.
VI
Interlude. Moderato con brio
2:22
8.
VII
Being Beauteous. Lento ma comodo
4:19
9.
VIII
Parade. Alla marcia
2:55
10.
IX
Départ. Largo mesto - Largamente
2:57

Quatre Chansons françaises*

13:02
For soprano and orchestra
Texts by Victor Hugo and Paul Verlaine
11.
1
Nuits de juin. Lento e molto rubato
2:39
12.
2
Sagesse. Lento ma non tropo
3:02
13.
3
L'Enfance. Animato
4:53
14.
4
Chanson d'automne. Moderato con molto ma sempre colla voce
2:25

Serenade, Op. 31†

22:19
For tenor, horn and string orchestra
Texts by Tennyson, Keats, Blake, Jonson and Cotton
15.
Prologue. Andante
1:04
16.
Pastoral. Lento
3:20
17.
Nocturne. Maestoso
3:31
18.
Elegy. Andante appassionato
3:43
19.
Dirge. Alla marcia grave
3:36
20.
Hymn. Presto e leggiero
2:02
21.
Sonnet. Adagio
3:53
22.
Epilogue. Andante
1:07
Total time: 58:55
Solo: Felicity Lott soprano*
Solo: Anthony Rolfe Johnson tenor†
Solo: Michael Thompson horn†
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
8-9 August 1988




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