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Author Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.

Title The company of heaven ; Paul Bunyan. Overture ; Lullaby of dream shadows ; Inkslinger's love song [sound recording] / Britten.

Imprint London : Virgin Classics, p1990.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    C BRIT CH B07CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note First work a cantata for speakers, soprano, tenor, chorus, timpani, organ, and string orchestra; the excerpts from Paul Bunyan (2nd work) were rejected by the composer for his final revision of the operetta.
Words of 1st work selected by R. Ellis Roberts; words of 2nd work by W.H. Auden; Overture orchestrated by Colin Matthews.
Compact disc.
Durations: 50:00; 18:00.
Accompanied by program notes by Philip Reed with French and German translations and texts (40 p. : ill.).
Performer Peter Barkworth, Sheila Allen, speakers (1st work) ; Cathryn Pope (1st work), Patricia Forbes (2nd work), Bronwen Mills (2nd work), sopranos; Dan Dressen, Andrew Murgatroyd (2nd work), Angus Smith (2nd work), tenors ; Christopher Herrick, organ (1st work) ; London Philharmonic Choir ; English Chamber Orchestra ; Philip Brunelle, conductor.
Event Recorded June 1989, Henry Wood Hall, London.
Subject Cantatas, Sacred.
Michaelmas music.
Operas -- Excerpts.
Added Author Roberts, R. Ellis (Richard Ellis), 1879-1953. Librettist.
Barkworth, Peter. Performer.
Allen, Sheila, 1932-2011- Performer.
Pope, Cathryn. Performer.
Forbes, Patricia, (Soprano. Performer.
Mills, Bronwen. Performer.
Dressen, Dan. Performer.
Murgatroyd, Andrew. Performer.
Smith, Angus. Performer.
Herrick, Christopher. Performer.
Brunelle, Philip, 1943- Conductor.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Paul Bunyan. Selections. 1990.
English Chamber Orchestra. Performer.
Added Title Company of heaven.
Paul Bunyan.
Company of heaven
Standard No. 7567911072
Music No. VC 7 91107-2 Virgin Classics

 
    
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