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Britten: Songs, Volume I

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ON 4071
 
Britten: Songs, Volume I
Label Catalogue Number:
ONYX 4071
Running Time: 131:01
Release Date: January 2012
Originally recorded in 2010
Composer (1913-1976)
Benjamin Britten
Solo tenor
James Geer
Solo mezzo-soprano
Caryl Hughes
Solo tenor
Andrew Tortise
Solo tenor
Ben Johnson
Solo baritone
Philip Smith
Solo tenor
Nicky Spence
Solo soprano
Katherine Broderick
Solo tenor
Robin Tritschler
Solo piano
Malcolm Martineau
Venue
Britten Studio, Hoffmann Building, Snape Maltings, Suffolk
Producer (Executive for Onyx)
Matthew Cosgrove
Producer (Executive for Aldeburgh Music)
Dan Whitfield
Producer
Mark Brown
Engineer
Julian Millard
Genre:
Vocal & Song
Piano

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BENJAMIN BRITTEN

(1913-1976)

from 'Fish in the unruffled lakes'

5:03
1.
To lie flat on the back
2:27
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Night covers up the rigid land
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Solo: James Geer tenor
3.

A Dirge

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4.

Virtue in Deeds not Words

1:11
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Prithee

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Solo: Andrew Tortise tenor
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Lucy

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Solo: Ben Johnson tenor
7.

Canticle I

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Solo: Andrew Tortise tenor
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Um Mitternacht

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Sechs Holderlin-Fragmente

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Menschenbeifall
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Die Heimat
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Sokrates und Alcibiades
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Die Jugend
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Häalfte des Lebens
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Die Linie des Lebens
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Solo: James Geer tenor

The Holy Sonnets of John Donne

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Oh my blacke soule!
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Batter my heart
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O might those sighes and teares
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Oh, to vex me
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What if this present
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Since she whom I loved
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At the round earth's imagined corners
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Thou hast made me
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Death, be not proud
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Solo: Ben Johnson tenor

Cabaret songs

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Calypso
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Tell me the truth about love
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Johnny
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Funeral blues
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Tit for Tat

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A song of enchantment
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Autumn
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Silver
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Vigil
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Tit for tat
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Beware!

3:48
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Beware!
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34.
O that I had ne'er been married
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35.
Epitaph: The Clerk
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Lilian

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37.

The Joy of Grief

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The Poet's Echo

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Echo
2:54
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My heart
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Angel
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The nightingale and the rose
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Epigram
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Lines written during a sleepless night
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Solo: Katherine Broderick soprano

Winter Words

25:44
44.
At Day-close in November
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Mignight on the Great Western
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Wagtail and Baby
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The Little Old Table
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The Choirmaster's Burial
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Proud Songsters
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At the Railway Station
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Before Life and After
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Solo: Robin Tritschler tenor
Solo: Malcolm Martineau piano
14-17 January and 30-31 October 2010

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BENJAMIN BRITTEN

(1913-1976)

from 'Fish in the unruffled lakes'

5:03
1.
To lie flat on the back
2:27
2.
Night covers up the rigid land
2:35
Solo: James Geer tenor
3.

A Dirge

1:14
Solo: James Geer tenor
4.

Virtue in Deeds not Words

1:11
Solo: Caryl Hughes mezzo-soprano
5.

Prithee

1:52
Solo: Andrew Tortise tenor
6.

Lucy

1:25
Solo: Ben Johnson tenor
7.

Canticle I

7:46
Solo: Andrew Tortise tenor
8.

Um Mitternacht

4:07
Solo: James Geer tenor

Sechs Holderlin-Fragmente

12:26
9.
Menschenbeifall
1:22
10.
Die Heimat
2:19
11.
Sokrates und Alcibiades
2:09
12.
Die Jugend
1:59
13.
Häalfte des Lebens
2:06
14.
Die Linie des Lebens
2:29
Solo: James Geer tenor

The Holy Sonnets of John Donne

24:28
15.
Oh my blacke soule!
3:43
16.
Batter my heart
1:17
17.
O might those sighes and teares
3:38
18.
Oh, to vex me
1:07
19.
What if this present
3:08
20.
Since she whom I loved
3:08
21.
At the round earth's imagined corners
2:46
22.
Thou hast made me
1:23
23.
Death, be not proud
4:04
Solo: Ben Johnson tenor

Cabaret songs

15:31
24.
Calypso
2:13
25.
Tell me the truth about love
5:23
26.
Johnny
5:01
27.
Funeral blues
2:51
Solo: Caryl Hughes mezzo-soprano

Tit for Tat

5:03
28.
A song of enchantment
2:39
29.
Autumn
1:33
30.
Silver
1:54
31.
Vigil
2:24
32.
Tit for tat
1:58
Solo: Philip Smith baritone

Beware!

3:48
33.
Beware!
1:07
Solo: Ben Johnson tenor
34.
O that I had ne'er been married
1:26
Solo: Nicky Spence tenor
35.
Epitaph: The Clerk
1:13
Solo: Ben Johnson tenor
36.

Lilian

3:00
Solo: Ben Johnson tenor
37.

The Joy of Grief

1:08
Solo: Katherine Broderick soprano

The Poet's Echo

12:22
38.
Echo
2:54
39.
My heart
1:49
40.
Angel
2:36
41.
The nightingale and the rose
4:11
42.
Epigram
0:49
43.
Lines written during a sleepless night
4:10
Solo: Katherine Broderick soprano

Winter Words

25:44
44.
At Day-close in November
1:52
45.
Mignight on the Great Western
4:49
46.
Wagtail and Baby
2:03
47.
The Little Old Table
1:18
48.
The Choirmaster's Burial
4:09
49.
Proud Songsters
1:07
50.
At the Railway Station
3:09
51.
Before Life and After
3:00
Solo: Robin Tritschler tenor
Solo: Malcolm Martineau piano
14-17 January and 30-31 October 2010




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