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Author Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.

Title An American overture [sound recording] ; King Arthur: suite for orchestra ; The world of the spirit / Benjamin Britten.

Imprint Colchester, Essex, England : Chandos, p1996.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    C BRIT WS H87CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Playing Time 001034 002534 004209
Note The 3rd work for solos (SMzTBar), speakers, chorus (SATB), and orchestra.
Eds. recorded: Faber Music (1st work); Oxford University Press (2nd-3rd works).
Durations: 10:34; 25:34; 42:09.
Program notes and the words of the 3rd work (27 p.) inserted in container.
Performer Susan Chilcott, soprano; Pamela Helen Stephen, mezzo-soprano; Martyn Hill, tenor; Stephen Varcoe, baritone; Hannah Gordon, Cormac Rigby, speakers; the Britten Singers; BBC Philharmonic; Richard Hickox, conductor.
Event Recorded Oct. 30 1995, Nov. 14-15, 1995, and June 27, 1996 at the New Broadcasting House, Manchester.
Subject Overtures.
Suites (Orchestra)
Monologues with music (Chorus with orchestra)
Added Author Chilcott, Susan, 1963-2003- Performer.
Stephen, Pamela Helen. Performer.
Hill, Martyn. Performer.
Varcoe, Stephen. Performer.
Gordon, Hannah. Narrator.
Rigby, Cormac. Narrator.
Hickox, Richard, 1948-2008- Conductor.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. American overture.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. King Arthur. Selections; arr.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. World of the spirit.
Britten Singers. Performer.
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer.
Added Title King Arthur
World of the spirit
Works. Selections
Music No. CHAN 9487 Chandos

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