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Britten: War Requiem/ Sinfonia da Requiem/Ballad of Heroes

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CHSA 5007
 
Multiple Set of 2 CDs
Britten: War Requiem/ Sinfonia da Requiem/Ballad of Heroes
Release Date: March 2003
Genre:
Orchestral & Concertos

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SUPER AUDIO COMPACT DISC ONE

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

(1913-1976)

War Requiem, Op. 66*

85:14
For soprano, tenor, baritone, boys' choir, chorus, orchestra, chamber orchestra and organ
Text: Missa pro Defunctis/Wilfred Owen
1.
I
Requiem aeternam
10:37
2.
II
Dies irae
27:12
3.
III
Offertorium
9:28
4.
IV
Sanctus
3:45
5.
V
Agnus Dei
3:45
Total time: 61:58
SUPER AUDIO COMPACT DISC TWO
1.
VI
Libera me
23:16
Choristers of St Paul's Cathedral
John Scott director
Roderick Elms organ

Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20

21:47
For orchestra
2.
I
Lacrymosa. Andante ben misurato
8:47
3.
II
Dies irae. Allegro con fuoco - Alla marcia - Avantil
5:27
4.
III
Requiem aeternam. Andante molto tranquillo
7:32

Ballad of Heroes, Op. 14†

18:20
For tenor, chorus and orchestra
Text: W.H. Auden, Randall Swingler
5.
I
Funeral March. Allegro moderato - Lento alla marcia
6:30
6.
II
Scherzo. Dance of Death. Allegro con fuoco - MOlto pesante - Allegro con fuoco
4:23
7.
III
Recitative and Choral. Lento quasi recitativo - Lento e tranquillo - Epilogue. Tempo 1 (Funeral March)
7:27
Total time: 63:40
Solo: Heather Harper soprano*
Solo: Philip Langridge tenor*
Solo: Martyn Hill tenor†
Solo: John Shirley-Quirk bass-baritone*
Conductor: Richard Hickox
24-28 February 1991




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