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Phaedra The rape of Lucretia

by Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.

Format: Music CD 1990
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio--Music CD COMPACT DISC Op Bri 3447
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio--Music CD
Call Number  COMPACT DISC Op Bri 3447
Additional Information
Subjects Racine, Jean, -- 1639-1699 -- Musical settings.
Solo cantatas, Secular (Medium voice)
Publisher New York, N.Y. :London,1990
Other Titles Rape of Lucretia.
Viol de Lucrèce.
Rape of Lucretia.
Contributors Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977.
Duncan, Ronald, 1914-1982, librettist.
Baker, Janet, 1933- performer.
Harper, Heather, performer.
Pears, Peter, 1910-1986, performer.
Luxon, Benjamin, performer.
Shirley-Quirk, John, performer.
Bedford, Steuart, conductor.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976, conductor.
Obey, André, 1892-1975. Viol de Lucrèce.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Rape of Lucretia.
English Chamber Orchestra, performer.
Participants/Performers Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano ; Heather Harper, soprano (2nd work) ; Peter Pears, tenor (2nd work) ; Benjamin Luxon, baritone (2nd work) ; John Shirley-Quirk, bass (2nd work) ; supporting vocalists (2nd work) ; English Chamber Orchestra ; Steuart Bedford (1st work), Benjamin Britten (2nd work), conductors.
Language English
Notes London: 425 666-2 (415 667-2--425 668-2).
Cantata (1st work) and opera in 2 acts (2nd work).
Words of the 1st work from Robert Lowell's verse translation of Racine's Phèdre; libretto of the 2nd work by Ronald Duncan, after André Obey's play Le viol de Lucrèce.
Eds. recorded: Faber Music (1st work); Boosey & Hawkes (2nd work).
Previously released material (p1977, p1971).
Compact discs.
Durations: 15:24; 108:00.
Program notes by Rodney Blumer, synopsis of the 2nd work, and texts (46 p.) inserted in container.
Description 2 audio discs : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
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