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BRITTEN: Serenade for Tenor / Les Illuminations / Nocturne


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BRITTEN: Serenade for Tenor / Les Illuminations / Nocturne

Britten, Benjamin
Tennyson, Alfred / Jonson, Ben / Cotton, Charles / Keats, John / Blake, William, lyricist(s)

  Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Op. 31
1.   I. Prologue 00:01:06
2.   II. Pastoral 00:03:20
3.   III. Nocturne 00:03:35
4.   IV. Elegy 00:04:06
5.   V. Dirge 00:03:48
6.   VI. Hymn 00:02:02
7.   VII. Sonnet 00:04:00
8.   VIII. Epilogue 00:01:12

Britten, Benjamin
Rimbaud, Arthur, lyricist(s)

  Les Illuminations for Tenor and Strings, Op. 18
9.   I. Fanfare 00:01:57
10.   II. Villes 00:02:22
11.   III. Phrase 00:00:55
12.   IV. Antique 00:02:16
13.   V. Royaute 00:01:37
14.   VI. Marine 00:01:03
15.   VII. Interlude 00:02:26
16.   VIII. Being Beauteous 00:03:59
17.   IX. Parade 00:02:42
18.   X. Depart 00:02:23

Britten, Benjamin
Tennyson, Alfred / Keats, John / Shelley, Percy Bysshe / Coleridge, Samuel Taylor / Middleton, Thomas / Owen, Wilfred / Shakespeare, William / Wordsworth, William, lyricist(s)

  Nocturne for Tenor, 7 Obligato Instruments and Strings, Op. 60
19.   I. On a Poet's Lips I Slept 00:03:25
20.   II. Below the Thunders of the Upper Deep 00:03:15
21.   III. Encinctured with a Twine of Leaves 00:02:19
22.   IV. Midnight's Bell Goes Ting, Ting, Ting... 00:02:09
23.   V. But that Night When on My Bed I Lay 00:03:04
24.   VI. She Sleeps On Soft, Last Breaths 00:03:48
25.   VII. What is More Gentle 00:03:30
26.   VIII. When Most I Wink 00:03:36

Total Playing Time: 01:09:55

Britten, Benjamin

Blake, William; Coleridge, Samuel Taylor; Cotton, Charles; Jonson, Ben; Keats, John; Middleton, Thomas; Owen, Wilfred; Rimbaud, Arthur; Shakespeare, William; Shelley, Percy Bysshe; Tennyson, Alfred; Wordsworth, William

Lloyd-Jones, David

Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Thompson, Adrian; Thompson, Michael

Label: Naxos

Genre: Vocal

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.553834

Barcode: 0730099483421

Physical Release: 02/1998

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