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Britten: Songs, Volume II

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ON 4079
 
Britten: Songs, Volume II
Label Catalogue Number:
ONYX 4079
Running Time: 134:30
Release Date: January 2012
Originally recorded in 2010
Composer (1913-1976)
Benjamin Britten
Solo tenor
Allan Clayton
Solo mezzo-soprano
Jennifer Johnston
Solo tenor
Robin Tritschler
Solo tenor
Nicky Spence
Solo tenor
Benjamin Hulett
Solo baritone
Benedict Nelson
Solo soprano
Elizabeth Atherton
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)

Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo

17:44
1.
Sonetto XVI
2:04
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Sonetto XXXI
1:41
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Sonetto XXX
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Sonetto LV
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Sonetto XXXVIII
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Sonetto XXXII
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Sonetto XXIV
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The Second Lute Song of the Earl of Essex

4:31
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Chamber Music (V)

1:19
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Solo: Allan Clayton tenor

A Charm of Lullabies

11:57
10.
A cradle song
2:16
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The Highland Balou
2:01
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Sephestia's Lullaby
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A Charm
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The Nurse's Song
4:06
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15.

The Birds

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Solo: Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano

Two Songs by Thomas Hardy

5:44
16.
If it's ever spring again
2:39
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The Children and Sir Nameless
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Three Soutar Settings

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Dawtie's Devotion
1:26
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The Gully
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Tradition
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21.

Of a' the airts the wind can blaw

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Who are these Children?

19:36
22.
Q Riddle (the earth)
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A Laddie's Song
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Nightmare
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Black Day
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Bed-time
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Slaughter
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Riddle (the child you were)
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The Larky Lad
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Who are these Children?
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Supper
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The Children
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The Auld Aik
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Solo: Nicky Spence tenor

The Red Cockatoo and other songs

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34.
A Poison Tree
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When you're feeling
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Not even summer yet
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The red cockatoo
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Wild with passion
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If thou wilt ease thine heart
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Cradle Song
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41.
Birthday Song for Ewan
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42.
The sun shines down
2:11
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What's in your mind?
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Solo: Benjamin Hulett tenor
44.

Song

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from 'Fish in the unfruffled lakes'

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Fish in the unruffled lakes
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Underneath the abject willow
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Solo: Robin Tritschler tenor
47.

O why did e'er my thoughts aspire

1:34
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Songs and Proverbs of William Blake

25:31
48.
Proverb I
1:09
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London
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Proverb II
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51.
The Chimney-sweeper
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Proverb III
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53.
A Poison Tree
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54.
Proverb IV
0:47
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55.
The Tyger
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56.
Proverb V
0:54
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The Fly
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58.
Proverb VI
1:27
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59.
Ah, Sun-flower
3:06
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60.
Proverb VII
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61.
Every Night and every Morn
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Solo: Benedict Nelson baritone
62.

Dans les bois

1:46
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On this Island

14:01
63.
Let the florid music praise!
3:38
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64.
Now the leaves are falling fast
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65.
Seascape
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66.
Nocturne
4:11
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67.
As it is, plenty
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Solo: Elizabeth Atherton soprano
Solo: Malcolm Martineau piano
14-17 January and 30-31 October 2010

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BENJAMIN BRITTEN

(1913-1976)

Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo

17:44
1.
Sonetto XVI
2:04
2.
Sonetto XXXI
1:41
3.
Sonetto XXX
4:07
4.
Sonetto LV
1:57
5.
Sonetto XXXVIII
1:50
6.
Sonetto XXXII
1:22
7.
Sonetto XXIV
4:39
8.

The Second Lute Song of the Earl of Essex

4:31
9.

Chamber Music (V)

1:19
Solo: Allan Clayton tenor

A Charm of Lullabies

11:57
10.
A cradle song
2:16
11.
The Highland Balou
2:01
12.
Sephestia's Lullaby
1:55
13.
A Charm
1:37
14.
The Nurse's Song
4:06
15.

The Birds

1:52
Solo: Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano

Two Songs by Thomas Hardy

5:44
16.
If it's ever spring again
2:39
17.
The Children and Sir Nameless
3:05
Solo: Robin Tritschler tenor

Three Soutar Settings

3:34
18.
Dawtie's Devotion
1:26
19.
The Gully
1:04
20.
Tradition
1:03
21.

Of a' the airts the wind can blaw

1:06

Who are these Children?

19:36
22.
Q Riddle (the earth)
1:15
23.
A Laddie's Song
0:57
24.
Nightmare
2:31
25.
Black Day
0:37
26.
Bed-time
1:07
27.
Slaughter
1:34
28.
Riddle (the child you were)
0:45
29.
The Larky Lad
0:34
30.
Who are these Children?
2:31
31.
Supper
1:34
32.
The Children
4:20
33.
The Auld Aik
1:45
Solo: Nicky Spence tenor

The Red Cockatoo and other songs

14:48
34.
A Poison Tree
2:42
35.
When you're feeling
0:49
36.
Not even summer yet
1:47
37.
The red cockatoo
0:42
38.
Wild with passion
2:27
39.
If thou wilt ease thine heart
1:50
40.
Cradle Song
3:05
41.
Birthday Song for Ewan
1:23
from 'Fish in the unruffled lakes': 4:22
42.
The sun shines down
2:11
43.
What's in your mind?
2:10
Solo: Benjamin Hulett tenor
44.

Song

1:00

from 'Fish in the unfruffled lakes'

4:34
45.
Fish in the unruffled lakes
2:48
46.
Underneath the abject willow
1:45
Solo: Robin Tritschler tenor
47.

O why did e'er my thoughts aspire

1:34

Songs and Proverbs of William Blake

25:31
48.
Proverb I
1:09
49.
London
2:31
50.
Proverb II
0:32
51.
The Chimney-sweeper
2:17
52.
Proverb III
0:44
53.
A Poison Tree
4:33
54.
Proverb IV
0:47
55.
The Tyger
1:53
56.
Proverb V
0:54
57.
The Fly
1:52
58.
Proverb VI
1:27
59.
Ah, Sun-flower
3:06
60.
Proverb VII
0:59
61.
Every Night and every Morn
2:40
Solo: Benedict Nelson baritone
62.

Dans les bois

1:46

On this Island

14:01
63.
Let the florid music praise!
3:38
64.
Now the leaves are falling fast
2:01
65.
Seascape
2:25
66.
Nocturne
4:11
67.
As it is, plenty
1:42
Solo: Elizabeth Atherton soprano
Solo: Malcolm Martineau piano
14-17 January and 30-31 October 2010




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