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War requiem op. 66 ; Sinfonia da requiem : op. 20 ; Ballad of heroes : op. 14

by Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.

Language: English
Format: Music CD 1991
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 Ch Bri 25289
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio--Music CD
Call Number  COMPACT DISC Ch Bri 25289
Additional Information
Subjects Owen, Wilfred, -- 1893-1918 -- Musical settings.
Auden, W. H. -- (Wystan Hugh), -- 1907-1973 -- Musical settings.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra.
Publisher Colchester, Essex, England :Chandos,1991
Other Titles Sinfonia da requiem.
Ballad of heroes.
War requiem.
Sinfonia da requiem.
Ballad of heroes.
Contributors Harper, Heather, performer.
Langridge, Philip, 1939-2010, performer.
Shirley-Quirk, John, performer.
Elms, Roderick, performer.
Hill, Martyn, performer.
Hickox, Richard, 1948-2008, conductor.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. War requiem.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Sinfonia da requiem.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Ballad of heroes.
London Symphony Orchestra, performer.
London Symphony Chorus, performer.
St. Paul's Cathedral (London, England). Choristers, performer.
Participants/Performers London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Richard Hickox, conductor, with, in the 1st work: Heather Harper, soprano, Philip Langridge, tenor, John Shirley-Quirk, bass-baritone, Choristers of St. Paul's Cathedral, Roderick Elms, organ; in the 3rd work: Martyn Hill, tenor.
Language English
Notes Chandos: CHAN 8983--CHAN 8984.
The 2nd work for orchestra.
The 1st work combines the Latin liturgical text with English poems by Wilfred Owens; words of the 3rd work by W.H. Auden.
Eds. recorded: Boosey & Hawkes.
Compact disc.
Durations: 85:04; 21:47; 18:17.
Program notes by Eric Roseberry and biographical notes on the performers, in English with German and French translations, and texts (39 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Description 2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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