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BRITTEN, B.: Billy Budd [Opera] (Shicoff, Skovhus, Halfvarson, Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Runnicles)

    




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BRITTEN, B.: Billy Budd [Opera] (Shicoff, Skovhus, Halfvarson, Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Runnicles)



Disc 1

Britten, Benjamin
Forster, E.M. / Crozier, Eric / Forster, E.M. / Crozier, Eric / Forster, E.M. / Crozier, Eric, lyricist(s)

  Billy Budd, Op. 50
1.   Prologue: I am an old man … (Vere) 00:05:18
2.   Act I Scene 1: Pull, me bantams! (First Mate, Second Mate, Sailing Master, Sailor, Bosun, Midshipmen, Donald, Maintop, Deck, Novice, Men, Squeak, Chorus) 00:06:11
3.   Act I Scene 1: Boat ahoy! (Maintop, Voice, Midshipmen, Sailing Master, First Lieutenant, Bosun, Ratcliffe) 00:02:28
4.   Act I Scene 1: To report having boarded (Ratcliffe, First Lieutenant, Claggart, Red Whiskers, Sailing Master, Jones, Billy) 00:05:35
5.   Act I Scene 1: Billy Budd, king of the birds! (Billy, Sailing Master, First Lieutenant, Ratcliffe) 00:02:13
6.   Act I Scene 1: I heard, your honour! (Claggart, Squeak, Novice's Friend) 00:03:17
7.   Act I Scene 1: Come along, kid! (Novice's Friend, Novice, Chorus) 00:03:13
8.   Act I Scene 1: Christ! The poor chap … (Billy, Dansker, Red Whiskers, Donald) 00:03:16
9.   Act I Scene 1: Vere! Vere! - Officers and men of the Indomitable … (Seamen, Vere, Billy) 00:30:47
10.   Act II Scene 1: Boy! (Vere, Boy) 00:02:06
11.   Act II Scene 1: Plutarch - The Greeks and the Romans (Vere, First Lieutenant, Sailing Master) 00:04:19
12.   Act II Scene 1: Any danger of French notions (First Lieutenant, Vere, Sailing Master, Chorus) 00:05:16
13.   Act II Scene 1: Land on the port bow, sir (Ratcliffe, Vere, First Lieutenant, Sailing Master, Chorus) 00:03:16
14.   Act II Scene 2: Blow her away. (Red Whiskers, Chorus, Billy, Donald, Dansker) 00:08:09
15.   Act II Scene 2: Billy went to his bag (Dansker, Claggart, Squeak, Boy) 00:03:11
16.   Act II Scene 2: O beauty, o handsomeness (Claggart) 00:04:23


Disc 2

Britten, Benjamin
Forster, E.M. / Crozier, Eric / Forster, E.M. / Crozier, Eric / Forster, E.M. / Crozier, Eric, lyricist(s)

  Billy Budd, Op. 50
1.   Act II Scene 2: I, John Claggart, Master - at - Arms (Claggart, Novice) 00:04:21
2.   Act II Scene 2: Why had it to be Billy, the one we all love (Novice, Billy, Dansker) 00:10:39
3.   Act III Scene 1: I don't like the look of the mist … (Vere, First Lieutenant) 00:01:52
4.   Act III Scene 1: Well, what is it, Master - at Arms (All) 00:12:32
5.   Act III Scene 1: There you are again, Master - at - Arms. (Vere, Claggart, Boy) 00:07:26
6.   Act III Scene 1: Interlude 00:03:12
7.   Act III Sene 2: Claggart, John Claggart, beware! (Vere, Billy) 00:03:43
8.   Act III Scene 2: Master - at - Arms and foretopman … (Vere, Claggart, Billy) 00:03:52
9.   Act III Scene 2: The mists have cleared (Vere, First Lieutenant, Sailing Master, Ratcliffe) 00:03:15


Disc 3

Britten, Benjamin
Forster, E.M. / Crozier, Eric / Forster, E.M. / Crozier, Eric / Forster, E.M. / Crozier, Eric, lyricist(s)

  Billy Budd, Op. 50
1.   Act III Scene 2: William Budd, you are accused … (First Lieutenant, Vere, Billy) 00:09:45
2.   Act III Scene 2: I accept their verdict. (Vere) 00:06:02
3.   Act IV Scene 1: Look! Through the port comes the moonshine astray (Billy) 00:05:55
4.   Act IV Scene 1: Here! Baby! (Dansker, Billy) 00:04:26
5.   Act IV Scene 1: And farewell to ye … (Billy) 00:04:55
6.   Act IV Scene 2: According to the Articles of War … (All except Vere) 00:04:29
7.   Act IV Scene 2: Down all hands! And see that they go! (First Lieutenant) 00:02:23
8.   Epilogue: We committed his body to the deep (Vere) 00:06:38

Total Playing Time: 03:08:23






Composer(s):
Britten, Benjamin

Lyricist(s):
Crozier, Eric; Forster, E.M.

Conductor(s):
Runnicles, Donald

Orchestra(s):
Vienna State Opera Orchestra

Choir(s):
Vienna Hofburgkapelle Choir; Vienna State Opera Chorus

Artist(s):
Bankl, Wolfgang; Bork, Robert; Chen, Yu; Daniel, Boaz; Dickie, John; Halfvarson, Eric; Ifrim, Cosmin; Jelosits, Peter; Johnson, David; Klausburg, Valentin; Monarcha, Janusz; Nuzzo, John; Pelz, Markus; Shicoff, Neil; Skovhus, Bo; Smits, Geert; Sramek, Alfred; Steller, Mario

Label: Orfeo

Genre: Opera

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: C602033D

Barcode: 4011790602325

Physical Release: 2003

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