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Author Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.

Title The rape of Lucretia [sound recording] / Britten.

Publication Info. [London] : Virgin Classics, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B BRIT RL K21CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs (115 min., 33 sec.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Playing Time 015533
Description performed music prm rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
digital stereo rda
audio file CD audio rda
Note Compact discs.
Virgin Classics: 50999 6026722 1 (50999 6026732 0--50999 6026752 8).
Opera in 2 acts.
Title from disc label.
Libretto by Ronald Duncan, after Le viol de Lucrèce / André Obey.
Program notes in English, French and German and libretto (59 pages : color illustrations) in container.
Contents CD 1. Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2.
Performer Ian Bostridge (Male Chorus) ; Susan Gritton (Female Chorus) ; Christopher Purves (Collatinus) ; Benjamin Russell (Junius) ; Peter Coleman-Wright (Tarquinius) ; Angelika Kirchschlager (Lucretia) ; Hilary Summers (Bianca) ; Claire Booth (Lucia) ; Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble ; Oliver Knussen, conductor.
Event Recorded in performance 2011 June 11, 13, Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk, as part of the 64th Aldeburgh Festival.
Language Sung in English.
Subject Operas.
Added Author Duncan, Ronald, 1914-1982, librettist.
Bostridge, Ian, performer.
Gritton, Susan, performer.
Purves, Christopher, performer.
Russell, Benjamin, 1988- performer.
Coleman-Wright, Peter, performer.
Kirchschlager, Angelika, performer.
Summers, Hilary, performer.
Booth, Claire (Soprano), performer.
Knussen, Oliver, conductor.
Libretto based on (work): Obey, André, 1892-1975. Viol de Lucrèce.
Libretto (expression): Duncan, Ronald, 1914-1982. Rape of Lucretia.
Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble, performer.
Standard No. 5099960267221
Music No. 50999 6026722 1 Virgin Classics
50999 6026732 0 Virgin Classics
50999 6026752 8 Virgin Classics

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