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Britten: Les Illuminations/ Quatre Chansons Françaises/Serenade

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CHAN 10192
 
Britten: Les Illuminations/ Quatre Chansons Françaises/Serenade
Running Time: 58:33
UPC Code: 0095115119228

Release Date: April 2004
Originally recorded in August 1988
Composer (1913-1976)
Benjamin Britten
Solo soprano*
Dame 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.
I
Nuits de juin. Lento e molto rubato
2:39
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12.
II
Sagesse. Lento ma non tropo
3:02
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13.
III
L'Enfance. Animato
4:53
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14.
IV
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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58:55
Solo: Dame Felicity Lott soprano*
Solo: Anthony Rolfe Johnson tenor†
Solo: Michael Thompson horn†
Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
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
58:55
Solo: Dame Felicity Lott soprano*
Solo: Anthony Rolfe Johnson tenor†
Solo: Michael Thompson horn†
Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
8-9 August 1988




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