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Author Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.

Title The folk songs [sound recording] / Benjamin Britten.

Imprint [England] : Collins Classics, p1995.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    D BRIT FS L92CD    Lost and Paid
Description 3 sound discs : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Includes Britten's orchestral settings of 14 of the songs and the unpublished and miscellaneous published songs, all done within the same span of years (1943-1961) as the 7 published volumes.
Compact discs.
Program notes in English, French, and German by Philip Reed and song texts (79 p.) inserted in container.
Performer Felicity Lott, soprano ; Philip Langridge, tenor ; Thomas Allen, baritone ; Carlos Bonell, guitar ; Osian Ellis, harp ; Christopher Van Kampen, violoncello ; Graham Johnson, piano ; The Wenhaston Boys Choir, Christopher Barnett, conductor, David Owen Norris, piano ; BBC Singers, Simon Joly, conductor ; Northern Sinfonia, Steuart Bedford, conductor.
Event Recorded in 1995: CD3 tracks 10-12, Jan. 21-22 at Snape Maltings Concert Hall; CD1 tracks 1-8 & 10-24, CD2 tracks 1-24, and CD3 tracks 1-8, Feb. 20-25 & March 20-21, St. Giles Cripplegate, London; CD1 track 9, June 9 at St. Paul's, Knightsbridge, London; CD1 tracks 25-26, CD2 tracks 25-26, March 25, Henry Wood Hall, London; CD3 tracks 13-26, March 31 at All Saints Church, Gosforth, Newcastle.
Language Sung in English and French.
Added Author Lott, Felicity. voc
Langridge, Philip, 1939-2010- voc
Allen, Thomas, 1944- voc
Bonell, Carlos. Instrumentalist.
Ellis, Osian. Instrumentalist.
Van Kampen, Christopher, 1945-1997- Instrumentalist.
Johnson, Graham, 1950- Instrumentalist.
Barnett, Christopher, conductor. Conductor.
Norris, David Owen. Instrumentalist.
Joly, Simon. Conductor.
Bedford, Steuart. Conductor.
Wenhaston Boys Choir. Performer.
BBC Singers. Performer.
Northern Sinfonia. Performer.
Added Title Folk song arrangements (1943-1961)
Music No. 70392 Collins Classics

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